What Educators Want From Digital Instructional Tools (2.0) — Summary
More than ever, high-quality digital tools are critical to personalizing learning and improving educational outcomes for all students. The Gates Foundation surveyed more than 3,100 K-12 teachers in five areas, focusing on the use and effectiveness of digital tools. This report presents our findings to help developers create digital products that best serve educators’ needs.
Over the past two years, educators at Windy Hill Middle School in Clermont, Florida have been transforming their teaching, tailoring instruction to students’ individual needs and interests. Students have been using new tools to learn content at their own pace and taking ownership of their learning in the process.
Heading into a new school year, I’m feeling refreshed, energized, and excited to take on new challenges. I have many things on my mind. But mostly I’m eager to see how my learners grow and make progress.
Aug 19, 2016
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