Smart boards. iPads. One-to-one classrooms. Bueller? Bueller?
The rise in information technology over the last decade has been accompanied by an increase in the use of digital tools and technologies inside the classroom. The Digital Harbor Foundation and its EdTech fellowship is just one example locally of how education technology is recasting how students learn and how teachers facilitate learning.
So why not share a fun infographic that wraps up some of those trends nationally?
An infographic from LearnStuff.com — titled Graduating With Technology — “explores this redefinition [of growing up with technology] and provides insight into not just how we learn stuff, but also what we learn from a young age now that we have computers.”
One of the more interesting pieces of information here? Students who use Twitter apparently achieve grade point averages that are, on average, .5 points higher than their peers’ GPAs.