Secondary education has always been about preparing students to be college or career ready. In this technologically driven age though it becomes harder to know what jobs and challenges students will face in the future. Due to this it has become increasingly more important for educators to teach students not only subject content but also skills, such as critical thinking, organization, and presentation, ect. These skills are often driven by societal needs and with technology becoming an ever more integral part of the world, it to has become an increasingly more important skill to teach. Students are growing up surrounded by computers, smartphones, tablets, and other electronic gadgets, and as such these tools become elements they can relate too. As an educator using technology in the classroom, will not only help develop students technological skills, but it also becomes a way to make learning more relatable and engaging. This is a blog dedicated to different tools that can be used in the classroom to promote student learning and success. Additionally the video link below shows how the world is changing at a rapid pace, the challenges students will face and how technology is apart of the cultural evolution.
"The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do."