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Teaching online, either in face-to-face classrooms or at a distance, offers teachers the opportunity to more easily capture the interest of their digital students, to enhance collaboration, to individualize the learning experience, to increase active learning, to decrease the "tyranny of the timetable," to offer "just-in-time" learning as opposed to "just-in-case" learning, to foster independent learning, and to facilitate deeper thinking and meaningful learning.
Fortunately, as technologies become more user-friendly and more readily available, it is not an overwhelming task for any educator to become a digital teacher—a teacher dedicated to meaningful learning using technology.
eSchool NewsNora Carr With social media networks ubiquitous in American life, it’s time to shift the debate from whether it’s a good idea for educators to use this new medium to how to use it wisely…Continue
Started by Richard Beaudry Jul 11, 2011.