Personalized Learning; What's Happening Out There
- costs. I just read a tweet from WA State Teacher of the Year, Nate Bowling from Tacoma, who asked for fully-funded schools so that student computers aren't "more than a decade old." Technology is moving a lot faster than school budgets. All the great technology in the world is only as good as the computer and wifi at your child's school. You then have to ask what the ROI is for all that investment in technology.
- developmental appropriateness. I get mighty nervous over the amount of time students are spending with screens, both in and out of class. While schools cannot control what happens outside of class, they do need to consider that many students already are using screen devices for many hours in the day.
- who benefits? As I said, the ROI to schools must be there. It certainly is going to Seattle Schools Community Forum: Personalized Learning; What's Happening Out There: