Quote from one of my favorite ed tech leaders, Chris Lehmann:
There is no reason to assume that kids have to use the same tools they used back in the 1950s. In fact to do so is to prepare them for a world that has already passed.
Apple used this quote in their big announcement today. Go Chris!
You can even see this great quote posted at the event.
One of the primary elements of 21st Century education is that it puts technology into the hands of students, rather than solely in the hands of the teacher. This is a paradigm shift for an educational culture which has put a teacher in the front of the room….
— Christopher John Russell in Practical Technology for Music Education available as an ebook from his blog, Technology in Music Education
This is not a technology plan, it’s an instructional plan that has technology integrated in it.
– Karen Fuller, Technology Director, Klein ISD, Texas in “Building a Successful Digital Learning Program” webinar
“If you can Google it, it’s not a good assignment.”
–Brian J. Nichols