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What Is on the Horizon for Education Technology? #edtech #education

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What Is on the Horizon for Education Technology?

Report outlines important tech issues facing school districts.

Is there anything more exciting today in schools than the marriage of technology and pedagogy? Educators are finding new ways to connect with students, using students’ individual needs and wants to guide their instruction. A deeper connection forms between teacher and student when technology is used to enhance their relationship.

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What is interesting to me is that this article was written two years ago (2016) and some of the points made were and still are accurate.

  • Schools are redesigning classroom spaces for more-hands on learning and incorporating technology education to prepare the next generation to become part of a technology-based workforce.
  • Wide open spaces make room for colloboration
  • “As the number of computer science jobs are expected to proliferate in the next five years, there is a need for students to learn coding and programming skills, which have proven to bolster problem-solving, creativity and critical thinking skills,”

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