Here's why it's very fair and valid for people to ask this: It is the whole point (or should be) of everything we do in education! This should be one of the central questions behind any decision-making process..."how can this improve students' learning."
So as I thought about all this today, I read something very encouraging here, highlighting the importance of using technology not for "edutainment," but rather "edugagement."
I want this to be the force behind my New Classroom. Better yet, I want my New Classroom to be the embodiment of this philosophy. When students walk into my classroom, my goals are simple yet paramount:
- High-Order Thought
More updates as they come...