Educational Technology

What Is Technology? Before we can dive into educational technology, I feel that it is important to discuss what technology itself entails. According to Dictionary.com, technology actually has 5 different definitions: These definitions indicate that the traditional, often main definition of technology (see definition 1), is not the only one to exist. Technology does notContinue reading “Educational Technology”

Debate #3- Should Schools No Longer Teach Skills That Can Be Easily Carried Out by Technology?

Debate #3 teams definitely delivered! I will admit I am surprised how heated this debate got as this topic didn’t seem like one that you would peg as having people be uber-passionate on both sides. I will say I am more so a disagree-er on this topic, but it all comes down to which thingsContinue reading “Debate #3- Should Schools No Longer Teach Skills That Can Be Easily Carried Out by Technology?”

Debate #1- Technology Enhances Learning

Last week, we began the section of our class for the “Great EdTech Debates” with Megan & I kicking things off. The topic of the first debate was : does technology enhance learning in the classroom? Going into the debate, I was strongly on the agree side that I represent, but I was interested inContinue reading “Debate #1- Technology Enhances Learning”

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