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How Technology WILL Impact the Future Classroom

Robin Fred The Centers for Quality Teaching and Learning (Dec. 12, 2008) – This morning’s meeting of the North Carolina Joint Legislative Technology Commissions in Raleigh was indeed what state school board chairman Howard Lee called a “fantastically informative experience.”  The snapshots of progress in increasing the effective use of educational technology were dizzying to … Continue reading

Disrupting Class: An Intriguing Take on the Future of Learning

Robin Fred The Centers for Quality Teaching and Learning (Dec. 12, 2008) Author Michael Horn (Disrupting Class: Student-Centric Education is the Future) delivered the keynote to today’s session of the Joint Legislative Technology Commissions in Raleigh with a presentation that took a cutting-edge business theory and applied it to education. Horn and his co-author, Clayton … Continue reading

Why Strong Pedagogy Always Involves Engaging Students

Terri Jenkins, Instructional Specialist The Centers for Quality Teaching and Learning A recent article in the “Open Education” blog asserts that educators seeking to incorporate technology into their teaching should stop focusing on pedagogy (teaching strategies) and opt for an androgogical approach (finding ways to engage learners in their own educational process).  Simply put, the … Continue reading

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