I am now attending CU Boulder and love it. . . . I have chosen to write about our education system and how we need to "re-invent it" to make it 21st century literate. I am going to research how to best integrate technology into the classroom. . . . I was hoping I could interview you for my paper. I have many questions about technology and how to best place it in classrooms.I'm responding to this student myself, but I thought it might be helpful if they also received some of the collective wisdom from my network. So I'd love it if you'd leave a comment below, write your own response and link to it or, if you'd rather, you can email me directly.
I will just start by asking you some starter questions via email for now.
- My professor is great however he is not very technologically savvy and is having a hard time believing my argument that technology should be integrated into the classroom. He told me it is just a "fad" in today's education. How would you respond to those who believe that technology won't benefit our education system and it is just a "phase"?
- Where do you see the US in comparison to other countries such as India and China in ten years if we stick to our traditional education system? Where do you see it if we change our educational system to incorporate more technology and move away from the traditional education system?
- Do you have any readings or sources you would recommend about technology in the classroom?
Thanks for your help.