Finding Your Place in Education’s Digital Evolution

Evolving Educators

ImageThe conversation on #satchat for Saturday, May 17, 2014 was about tech equity in our classrooms and schools. But as the conversation progressed it became clear that as professional educators we need to find our own place in education’s digital evolution. Here are some thoughts I took away from the conversation which may help all of us find our place in this digital evolution.

  1. Nothing replaces great teachers.  All the automation, technology integration and digital resources in the world will not make learning more effective or efficient without great teachers.  Students need the connection and examples great teachers provide. Great teachers also see the value of technology integration. Combine great teachers with effective technology integration and you have an amazing and dynamic learning for students. But before you integrate technology take a look at these essential questions.
  2. It’s not an all or none environment. Brad Currie, (@BradMCurrie), was spot…

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