Sunday, October 16, 2016

Use edtech to maximize student knowlege, skills and performance, not measure it | Johnathan Chase

Use edtech to maximize student knowlege, skills and performance, not measure it | Johnathan Chase | LinkedIn:

Use edtech to maximize student knowlege, skills and performance, not measure it

Use edtech to maximize student knowlege, skills and performance, not measure it
With the Common Core’s emphasis on data-driven instruction there is a misguided focus on using technology to deliver content and collect data rather than cultivate learning and stimulate cognitive development.
Using education technology isn’t so much about students mastering a device or procedure so much as it is about mastering themselves first.
Students acquire essential academic, social, and emotional skills as they persist through vigorous and non-routine learning activities rather than proceeding through personalized learning modules and standardized digital assessments.
Students will not learn how to actively engage in collaborative learning or establish and maintain healthy relationships with people, if they are trained to be passive learners who spend most of their time relating to a device that delivers "personalized" content that is adapted to them. 
Teacher, blogger and author Mercedes Schneider blogged about Race To The Top funding that targeted school district data collection efforts and preparation for the online Common Core assessments. Schneider found that applicants for RTTT funds agreed to
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