Are your schools digital tools amplifying or stifling student/teacher voices?
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Lindy Hockenbary Robin Poncia
In the modern educational world, the term “student-centered” has become common and typically refers to instruction. A student-centered approach is pitched as a replacement to teacher-centered instruction. Instruction is either one or the other—student-centered or teacher-centered. However, this is not quite the case when it comes to digital tools. Digital tools for learning must take into account both the teacher and learner perspectives. Join us to review a simple checklist that ensures your school’s digital tools are amplifying student and teacher voice.
|Audience:||Teachers, Principals/head teachers, Technology coordinators/facilitators|
|Attendee devices:||Devices not needed|
|Topic:||Online tools, apps & resources|
|ISTE Standards:||For Students:
|Related exhibitors:||Hapara, Inc.|
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Lindy Hockenbary is an educator whose strength is helping other educators utilize technology to enhance learning experiences. She has spent her career in various roles in the education field, including classroom teacher, curriculum writer, technology integration specialist, and professional learning manager for Hāpara. She uses these skills to facilitate hands-on trainings for teachers, engage educators through speaking engagements, and provide product feedback and training solutions to educational technology companies. She is the author of “A Teacher's Guide to Online Learning” and holds several edtech certifications, including Hapara Champion Consultant and Trainer and Google for Education Certified Trainer.