by Eric Conrad, professor of education
Heidi Hayes Jacobs is an avid proponent for technology in our classrooms. While a great deal of what she promotes makes sense, some people find her philosophy provocative and potentially misguided.
There is no denying that our world is developing and becoming dependent upon technological advances at a break-neck pace. As educators we are in a unique position when it comes to utilizing current technologies. The following video presentation highlights several interesting points regarding our role as teachers, the need for incorporating technology in our classrooms, and the role technologically dependent curriculum plays in preparing our children for their future.
Please use this blog as an opportunity to share experiences you’ve had or witnessed regarding the use of technology, what your beliefs are about technology in the classroom, and how technology can be used to enhance the meeting of objectives or detract from the learning environment.