The Digital Revolution is Coming to the Classroom
by Lauren Camera
Students can make big academic gain is if enrolled in schools that offer personalized ways to learn, especially when teachers have access to effective technology and digital tools that make personalized learning possible. Too often, however, teachers can’t get their hands on the best tools, despite the overall increasing presence of technology in the classroom.
Those are the big takeaways from a pair of studies from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on the impact of personalized learning and the availability and effectiveness of digital devices in the classroom.
“The combined reports, where you have the advances in general personalized learning and also the technical tools, that’s really going to be powerful in the next four or five years,” says Vicki Phillips, director of education for the Gates Foundation. Article continued….[:]