Earlier this year, the Center for American Progress* found that despite the growing use of tablets in schools, they are not being harnessed to help students achieve learning goals in the most effective ways. Their review found that, for the most part, education technologies are being used to replicate basic drill tests rather than empowering students to develop new skillsets in knowledge management.
*note: Full report is available in lesson 10 of the Taming the Appalanche series.
The ten practical, classroom based tutorials have a strong focus on knowledge construction and collaboration and are underpinned by research and the SAMR, TPACK and Blooms Taxonomy models.
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