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Article 1 8 ways technology improves education

  1. 1. 8 Ways Technology Is Improving Education Sarah Kessler November 22, 2010
  2. 2. Contents• Role of Technology in School
  3. 3. Role of Technology in School• Technology is helping teachers to expand beyond linear, text-based learning and to engage students who learn best in other ways.• A versatile learning tool that could change how we demonstrate concepts, assign projects and assess progress.
  4. 4. 8 Ways Technology Improves Education
  5. 5. 1. Better Simulations and Models
  6. 6. 2. Global Learning
  7. 7. 3. Virtual Manipulatives
  8. 8. 4. Probes and Sensors• Collecting real-time data through probes and sensors has a wide range of educational applications.
  9. 9. 5. More Efficient Assessment
  10. 10. 6. Storytelling and Multimedia
  11. 11. 7. E-books
  12. 12. 8. Epistemic Games
  13. 13. “Creative professionals learn innovative thinking through training that is very different fromtraditional academic classrooms becauseinnovative thinking means more than justknowing the right answers on a test.” - The Epistemic Games Group
  14. 14. Reference:Kessler, Sarah. 2010. 8 ways technology can improve education.http://mashable.com/2010/11/22/technology-in-education(accessed Oct. 20 2012)

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