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Not enough to drop in 25 iPads: Time to take a step back and critically evaluate the role of technology in classrooms

Not enough to drop in 25 iPads: Time to take a step back and critically evaluate the role of technology in classrooms | Tech happens! | Scoop.it

Steven W. Anderson is a school district instructional technologist from Winston-Salem, NC. and his words are so spot on...

"Technology exclusively can't change learning. You can't put 30 iPads (or Chromebooks, laptops, IWB, or whatever type of technology you can think of) in a classroom and in an instant learning gets better. It just does not happen that way. It takes a lot of stepping back, looking at the why's and the how's and deciding on the direction to go. And even before devices hit the hands of kids, there has to be lots and lots and lots of PD on how access to these tools in the classroom changes the way we teach.

Lets just slow down, and think..."


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Kids and Ebooks: The Future of Digital Learning

Kids and Ebooks: The Future of Digital Learning | Tech happens! | Scoop.it
Kids make up a large portion of the ebook audience. Very often when a parent buys a new device-whether a tablet, smartphone, or ereader-the previous device gets turned over to the kids.

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