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  1. Feb 2019
    1. using a new educational technology suddenly forces teachers to confront basic educational issues and reconstruct the dynamic equilibrium among all three elements

      This is important to note that technology can enhance teaching and learning and is a useful resource.

    2. Many teachers earned degrees at a time when educational technology was at a very different stage of development than it is today

      I think it would be a good idea to educate these teachers in the usefulness of technology.

    1. Programs and organizations designed around connected learning are serving young people around the country and world.

      Connections are extremely important and I think that it great to allow students to make them so early in life.

    2. Learning is irresistible and life-changing when it connects personal interests to meaningful relationships and real-world opportunity.

      I think this makes a really important point that learning must include personal interests in order for it to lead to anything meaningful.

    1. supports learning 24 hours a day, 7 days a week; builds 21st century skills; increases student engagement and motivation; and accelerates learning. Technology also has the power to transform teaching by ushering in a new model of connected teaching

      Never thought of the benefits of technology in teaching this way. Technology allows schooling to occur outside of a classrooms four walls and gives the ability to learn a vast amount of information at an extremely fast rate.

    1. Instead of teaching how to use a hashtag and how to tweet and retweet, I give my students meaningful tasks to help their learning.

      If tasks aren't meaningful to students, they're just going to view it as irrelevant information and not think of it in terms of the big picture.