Tech ideal vs. the real classroom

There’s a lot written about how educators have made great strides with digital resources and technology in their classrooms. But where generalizations paint a positive picture, reality shows there’s little consistency across classrooms or schools.

Over at EdNET Insight, I’ve detailed a lively session I moderated at the Association of Educational Publishers’ 2011 Content in Context Conference, “What Schools Want and Where You Fit In.” Videos, combined with a panel of administrative and policy leaders, clearly demonstrated that even high-profile tech implementations are all over the place: “one-to-one” now raises questions of “one-to-one what?” and teachers are cobbling together whatever digital tech fits their needs and budgets.

Read “Tech Ideal vs. the Real Classroom” at EdNET Insight.