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Top 10 Predictions for 2011 (with proof!)

January 12, 2011

This is an interesting article from the Tech & Learning blog.  The predictions may surprise you!  Here are a few tidbits from the article to pique your interest.

Textbooks are dead! For real this time!
“We are at approximately 80 percent electronic books right now,” says Paul Wood, technology director at Bishop Dunne Catholic School in Dallas.

Assessment will be comprehensive and constant!
“Learning happens all the time. If there are clear standards and student progress is based on competency, then learning anywhere should count,” says Kim Carter, executive director of the QED Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to creating and sustaining student-centered learning communities.

1:1 becomes BYOT!
With today’s children all but glued to their iPhones, is it any wonder that schools are beginning to let the kids bring in their own tech? That’s what’s happening in Walled Lake (MI ) Consolidated School District. MORE…

One Comment leave one →
  1. January 12, 2011 5:38 pm

    Their standard for “proof” seems pretty low.

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