Educational Technology

August 26, 2018

Why the Teachers vs Tech Narrative Must Go

Filed under: Educational Technology — admin @ 12:30 am

by Matthew Lynch, Tech Edvocatye

The advent of technology has brought considerable discussion about whether teachers or technology will dominate the profession. Research studies consistently have shown that the single most significant indicator of student success is the child’s teacher. An excellent teacher makes all the difference in student achievement, but naysayers insist that technology has come to take over and rid classrooms of the one thing that always creates significant student achievement. In many districts, teacher salaries take 80% of the budget; it’s the biggest expense districts have. It may seem cost-efficient to replace teachers with technology, but it won’t happen, and here’s why:

Why the Teachers vs Tech Narrative Must Go

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