Chat: Why Technology Is Not Transforming Teaching

Despite tremendous access to technology, most teachers have not transformed their instruction. Experts will discuss how tech is actually used and the barriers to technology-enabled, student-centered teaching.

Why Technology Is Not Transforming Teaching

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Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 2 to 3 p.m. ET

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Why Technology Is Not Transforming Teaching

Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 2 to 3 p.m. ET

Despite a massive influx of new technology into classrooms, a mountain of evidence shows that most teachers have been painfully slow to transform the way they teach. As a result, experts say, schools and districts are rarely able to realize the type of student-centered, personalized, technology-driven learning environments that ed-tech proponents describe.

Join Education Week staff writer Benjamin Herold and a district practitioner to learn more about how technology is actually being used in most classrooms, why it is not transforming teaching, and what can be done.

Guests:
Robyn L. Howton, English teacher, Mount Pleasant high school, Wilmington, Del.
Wendy Drexler, chief innovation officer, International Society for Technology in Education

Moderator:
Benjamin Herold (@BenjaminBHerold), staff writer, Education Week

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