Technology for Learning vs.Technology for Education via Remake Learning

Photo of Sylvia Todd doing an experiment

The authors note that the data-driven “accountability” rhetoric so dominant in education reform both is part of, and compels the spread of, technologies for education. But since the benefits of self-directed, creative, and project-based learning don’t necessarily show up on standardized test scores, accountability pushes schools away from technologies for learners.

So what we are saying here is let’s not allow real learning (self-directed, creative, project-based) to get in the way of testing systems that track and prove that you are learning.

Read the rest of the article at Technology for Learning vs.Technology for Education | Remake Learning.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s