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Pros and cons of EdTech

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

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Got an interesting email about a guide to the pros and cons of educational technology, which apparently builds on my blog post on this topic from sometime back. Some of the benefits of using technology in the classroom include:

  • Making learning more fun
  • Personalising the education experience
  • Instant access to knowledge
  • Facilitates collaboration amongst peers
  • Reflects the real world of work
  • Can make things easier for teachers

Some of the downsides include:

  • Lack of support
  • Extra cost
  • A source of distraction
  • Health concerns
  • Not inclusive