Five Ed Tech Trends on the way out in 2017

After all that fuss about the flipped classroom! Well, like Blended Learning it depends a lot on student access to technology and student ability or willingness to learn outside the classroom. Using a variety of techniques will help with students who don’t all necessarily learn the same way.

While cell phone bans may be going away and I have seen students using phones productively in the classroom, it’s important to remember that these devices are not an effective substitute for access to a computer – I don’t believe the digital divide is going away just because more people have smart phones.

Cell phone bans, Common Core, the Flipped Classroom, Homework and Grading, Tablets

Source: THE Journal, March 2017

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