Never Send a Human to Do a Machine's Job Correcting the Top 5 EdTech MistakesBy Yong Zhao, Gaoming Zhang, Jing Lei, and Wei Qiu
Technology has transformed our lives. Virtually every school and classroom is connected. Why then, has it not transformed education? Consider these five ways educators can begin to optimize classroom technology and rethink its use. See technology as a complement rather than a replacementEmbrace its creation potential over consumption functionEncourage design and personalized learning over standards and outcomesCelebrate the journey toward digital competence over curriculum improvement Focus on tech-pedagogy over product usage Learn how to let technology cultivate student autonomy, creativity, and responsibility while focusing on lessons that hone higher-order and critical thinking skills.