Today's Newsletter - Curriculum & IT: Can This Marriage Be Saved? - Tech Learning

Today's Newsletter - Curriculum & IT: Can This Marriage Be Saved?

At Tech & Learning Live in Boston on April 27, Carl Hooker will break out the virtual couch in his interactive keynote, “Becoming a Marriage Counselor for IT & Curriculum,” and discuss how to resolve these issues for the betterment of our students.
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The world of learning has evolved rapidly in the past decade. Mobile devices. Social Media. OER. Data Privacy. All of these can cause curriculum and IT departments to spiral into a Kayne-vs-Taylor-Swift-type feud. In a recent report by Innovative Educator Lisa Nielsen, she writes, “Successful adoption of technology into the curriculum requires a happy marriage between curriculum and technology. There are four key components that can lead to a successful marriage: active engagement, group participation, frequent interaction and feedback, and connection to real-world experts. The key to staying out of divorce court is remembering that it’s not about technology. It’s about learning.” (Read LIsa’s full report HERE.) At Tech & Learning Live in Boston on April 27, Carl Hooker will break out the virtual couch in his interactive keynote, “Becoming a Marriage Counselor for IT & Curriculum,” and discuss how to resolve these issues for the betterment of our students. At Tech & Learning, our hope is that by sharing your stories through our conferences, magazine, and website, we can help your school’s marriage between curriculum and IT not just survive, but thrive. – Christine Weiser, Content Director

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