Edtech In the Classroom : Evolution not Revolution
Sep17

Edtech In the Classroom : Evolution not Revolution

Many things have claimed that they will revolutionize education, from motion pictures, to radios, to¬† CD-ROMs. Now there is a wealth of information and video on the internet should we expect it to revolutionize education? This video argues that it won’t, for two reasons: 1. Technology is not inherently superior, animations over static graphics, video presentations over live lectures etc. 2. Learning is inherently a social...

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Barriers to Successful Integration of Educational Technology
Sep10

Barriers to Successful Integration of Educational Technology

This is an extract of a literature review I undertook for my Master’s dissertation. I was interested in some of the barriers that were stopping some schools using educational technology effectively, whilst others seemed to integrate it really well. This had implications for school managers as well as providers of teacher CPD. You can spend a lot of money on kit, but it’s useless if school culture and ethos don’t...

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