Tuesday, April 5, 2016

12 Quotes: Technology in the Classroom

“Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is most important.” - Bill Gates

Teachers need to stop saying, “Hand it in,” and start saying “Publish It.”                      - Alan November

(For your convenience, I've linked Alan November's book here)

Technology will not replace teachers, but teachers who use technology will replace those who do not. - Unknown

"The need for students to memorize states’ capitals or battle dates disappeared when Siri learned them." - Jennifer Hogan

"The principal goal of education is to create men and women who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done." - Jean Piaget

"Classrooms don’t need tech geeks who can teach. We need teaching geeks who can use tech." - David Geurin

(For your convenience, I've linked David Geurin's book here)

"…the thing is 'mobile sets learning free' and we can now learn virtually anything, anywhere and anytime and that's amazing." - RJ Jacquez

"If we teach today as we taught yesterday, we rob our children of tomorrow." - John Dewey

"Technology in the classroom is NOT the end goal. Enabling learning everywhere is the goal."  - Andrew Barras

“Technology can bring the real world into the classroom, which means that as teachers we can better prepare kids for the exciting adventures that they will face in their future.” - Dan Roberts

“Teachers need to integrate technology seamlessly into the curriculum instead of viewing it as an add-on, an afterthought, or an event.” 
                                        - Heidi Hayes Jacobs

(For your convenience, I've linked Heidi Hayes Jacobs' book here)

"I’ll take an excellent teacher in a non-tech classroom over a terrible teacher in a high-tech classroom any day!" - Jennifer Hogan

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  1. Jennifer,

    Great list of quotes, especially number 11;). We really need to move past memorizing facts and help develop problem solvers and innovators. Tech can help us do that, but tech is not the end goal. Thanks for reminders!!


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