The Students Are All Right — It’s the Adults Who Need to Learn to Communicate

January 31, 2012
Lydia Dobyns

Lydia Dobyns

Thousands of students, teachers and administrators will commemorate Digital Learning Day on Feb. 1. The effective use of technology in the classroom may be reaching new levels of acceptance, but for many of us in the educational arena we live and breathe technology daily and consider its use as natural as using calculators or pens. To our tech savvy students, all the hype around technology or digital learning evokes a ‘what took you so long?’ attitude. I look forward to Digital Learning Day because we can highlight innovative teachers and instructional strategies in the digital world with a simple goal in mind: transform teaching and learning into relevant and rigorous experiences that prepares students for success after high school.

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