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Creating the Tech Leaders of Tomorrow: How to Inspire Your Students to Lead in the Digital Age by MATTHEW LYNCH

Creating the Tech Leaders of Tomorrow: How to Inspire Your Students to Lead in the Digital Age by MATTHEW LYNCH | New learning | Scoop.it
There’s no denying that the digital age has transformed education. However, education in this time of technological transformation needs to extend beyond the question of “How can we incorporate technology and digital tools into the classroom?” and into the realm of “How can we better prepare today’s students to be leaders in technology tomorrow?” Successfully preparing students to become future technology leaders requires a good deal more than simply equipping students to go off to college to study engineering, computer science, mathematics, or another technology-related field. It requires fostering curiosity, collaborative skills, and a willingness to try — and fail …

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Good article - goes beyond the technology issue to the human concern

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Sharryn Cunningham's curator insight, June 10, 2017 8:53 PM
Innovative suggestions for opening up the technology use in classrooms.
Natalia Jimenez's curator insight, April 6, 10:30 AM
There is clear evidence that technology has changed the world where we are today. For that reason, the importance of including technological tools in the classrooms has increased considerably. Moreover, it is important to say that students need more than just know and use these technological tools; they need to develop some skills such as collaboration, willingness to try and fail among others in order to become the the leaders in technology of the future. Also, one of the main purpose of the teachers is to foster curiosity in their learners and inspire them to participate in the digital era.

This article contains very important information for my future work as a teacher since it shows me how I can inspire my students to take an active participation not only in their learning process but also in the digital era in which they can share different knowledge and also, they can receive feedback about their work. Now, I am aware that including digital tools in my classes is not enough; I need to find ways to encourage my students to be future digital leaders. 
 


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Ontario Education could learn from Georgia's Digital Transition Plan


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