Posts tagged "technology"

Four Levels of Real World Home Classrooms

Online learning has shown significant growth over the last decade as the Internet and other communication technologies are use to provide learners with the opportunity to gain new skills. Since the COVID-19 outbreak, online learning has become more of a reality in people’s lives. As our classrooms and learning spaces shift from public buildings to…

On Digital Life & Well-Being

I was quoted in research from the Pew Research Center about the Next 50 Years of Digital Life. My comments were included in the section on concerns about technology being used for control and exploitation. Ian O’Byrne, an assistant professor of education at the College of Charleston, wrote, “I believe that technology, most notably these…

Child-Computer Interactions in early childhood

Children are meant to play games, chat with friends, tell stories, and mimic the social practices they see in the world around them. As they enter schools and learning systems, they continue this indoctrination into society as they study history, math, literacy, and build the content knowledge they’ll need to be empowered, productive members in…

Assistive Technology

Assistive Technology (AT) is an entrenched aspect of the educational process.  All individuals who play a role in the adoption, application, and acceptance of AT in the classroom must be considered. The role of the school systems and teachers who are Individual Education Team (IEP) members has long been acknowledged. Notwithstanding, the role of the…

Embedding STEAM into K-8 classrooms

STEAM education is a way to teach how all things relate to each other, in school and in life. It’s more fun than traditional learning styles and makes more sense to all types of learners because it is based on the natural ways that people learn and are interested in things. STEAM is an educational…