Monday, May 4, 2009

Do students know more technology than we allow them to use? Read the following article and find out!

Students as 'Free Agent Learners'

There's a significant disconnect between students and educators when it comes to perceptions of technology in K-12 education, according to Julie Evans, CEO of Project Tomorrow. Evans discussed results of the latest Speak Up Survey Thursday afternoon at the FETC Virtual Conference & Expo. Among the findings: There's a trend toward students using technology to take hold of their own educational destinies and act as "free agent learners."

Check out the rest of this article. It is awesome and deals with many of the issues we have discussed regarding restrictions in schools and use of technology for teaching.

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