Gerard Stevenson reviews Bring Your Own Technology by MalLee and Martin Levins. Published by ACER, 2012
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By Mal Lee. What should schools, their principals and education authorities do when they recognise the ‘Rudd monies’ are spent? What do they do if their laptop lease expires this year? What lessons...
Education Technology Solutions, May 2013.
Shona Whyte's insight:
Forthright and thought-provoking analysis of errors in technology implementation in Australian classrooms. Neither the "silver bullet" approach of simply buying equipment, nor the "ICT expert" bolt-on model have brought pedagogical transformation. What works is the normalisation of digital practices via "Bring Your Own Technology" (BYOT) among motivated individuals and institutions, with the IWB a key element of the "network plumbing" which facilitates the transition from a paper to digital work environment.