Saturday, December 7, 2013

This article examines the changing role of the teacher resulting from the use of technology in the classroom. Courtesy of ASCD Smart Brief

How the role of the teacher is changing in a high-tech world
Technology increasingly is changing the way students learn, and changing the role of the teacher "to give students what technology can't -- motivation, respect, empathy, and passion," said author-educator Marc Prensky, who made a presentation at a recent conference on learning and the brain. Education-technology expert Will Richardson also said at the conference that educators must be "learners first, teachers second." Education Week Teacher/Teaching Now blog (11/16)Bookmark and Share

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