The future of Technology, Education, and our Teachers By Mamoona Brace
Preservice teachers “If we teach today as we did yesterday, then we rob our children of tomorrow” -John Dewey
Constructivist beliefs Engage in Online discussions
3D Virtual Environments
ICT and integration into practice
K-12 Education “The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn” - Alvin Toffler.
Where is the time?!
Inquiry based teaching
Train teachers where they are Comfort level At their schools
Paid time to work on keeping up with technology
Accessibility for all
Sharing our resources as a community
Higher Education Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire -William Yates
Lost your scruples?
Old ideas need to be tossed out
New ideas must be implemented
So much information!
The Future of Learning “The great aim of education is not knowledge, but action” -Herbert Spencer
How do you keep up with change?
Change is inevitable
Change is necessary
Money is only one part of the solution
Teachers must be taught at their comfort level
The time is now!
Will the future and potential of technology and education be realized?
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