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50 Ways EdTech Benefits Teachers and Students

50 Ways EdTech Benefits Teachers and Students
There are at least 50 ways new tools are helping teachers to create new learning environments and experiences for students. Stacey Childress, CEO of NewSchools (@NextGenStacey) sees innovative teams using new tools to create new learning environments and, “Expand the definition of success to help their students,” as they: 1. Set ambitious personal goals and create plans to reach them; 2. Take responsibility for their paths and learn how to navigate an uncertain world; 3. 4. 5. Echoing some of the same themes, Eric Sheninger (@E_Sheninger) lists five benefits of online tools: 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Building on Allan Carrington’s Pedagogy Wheel (@AllanADL), a Latvian blog extends Eric’s list with six more benefits: 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. We see new tools supporting 18 active student roles: 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. We’ve seen five ways new tools and blended environments can improve working conditions: 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47.

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