Advocating for Students: Responding to Parents’ Negative Feelings About Technology Use in School

In responding to the concerns of parents who have negative feelings about an increase in technology use at school, my approach would be one of advocacy for students – and, really, the combined interest of teachers and parents to provide the best learning environment for the children they care about. One …

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Creating Independent & Social Learners

In Teaching in a Digital Age, Tony Bates outlines theories of learning – from traditional, teacher controlled to completely open, in which teachers and students interchange roles. Two of the theories, constructionism and connectivism, facilitate learning environments that foster independent and social …

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