Education and technlogy

Of digital natives and their ‘immigrant’ teachers

It is one thing to bring technology into the classroom just for the fun of it, and quite another to bring it because it is the best tool to facilitate achievement of specific educational goals. Prominent researchers and authors who advocate use of new media technology have consistently warned educators of the former. Having taught English… Continue reading Of digital natives and their ‘immigrant’ teachers

Education and technlogy

Teaching, learning and the digital revolution

Is it just a wave that will die over time? I can see a good number of us (for whom digital technology is a foreign culture) cringing at the sight of the word technology. But there is no need to fret: teachers in the 21st century should be prepared to learn from their students especially with regard… Continue reading Teaching, learning and the digital revolution