Most students who have their own mobile device are constantly connected, so much that they deem their devices as necessary as the shirt they are wearing. They wouldn’t walk out of the house without a shirt on, nor would they go anywhere without their mobile devices. Rather than settle on their device addiction for merely social needs, as educators we can harness this fixation to meet our educational objectives. Encouraging students to use their devices for PBL will benefit their motivation and provide depth to their projects.
ADMINISTRATOR TECHNOLOGY PLANNING WORKSHOP: What is constantly at or near the top of parent surveys? Technology! BTE has been planning and implementing quality technology plans that parents love, teachers adore and students find “awesome”! You cannot afford not to learn this information. The plan is simple but requires time to plan and prepare for. Now is the optimum time to start evaluating your education technology strategy for 2017-2018 school year.