From its inception, Ednexio has been relying on a group of expert teachers and their students to give us feedback on our learning platform. After six months of using Ednexio with their students, we asked them to describe – in one word – what integrating technology has been like for them so far. From empowering to relevant, the overall process and outcome of tech integration appears to be very positive for both the teachers and their students. Here’s the list of words the teachers used to describe their experiences:
- evo-inspirational (a combination of evolutionary and inspirational)
Many of the teachers say they have recaptured their love of teaching because their students are more excited to learn with technology. And they say their students hold them in higher regard as they realize their teacher may just know more than they do about technology. […]
What the heck was I thinking? I had a great job as a teacher and Technology Lead at a small, local elementary school five minutes from my house. I essentially had my own ed tech incubator, where I could create and integrate technology district wide. I enjoyed collaborating with the school administration and the IT guys and actually got to develop what infrastructure and devices the students and teachers needed from the start. My principal/superintendent was enthusiastic about technology and her goal was for our district to become the leader in tech integration in our county. For over 10 years, I was part of a concerted effort to bring 21st Century teaching and learning to our little corner of the state. And we accomplished our goal as far as the technology would let us.
That was the rub. I had my vision on what integrating technology could be. But the technology […]