Why students still need teachers' guidance with technology

01/21/2013 | Teacher Leaders Network

Many students have mastered entertainment technology -- such as Facebook and YouTube -- before their teachers, but that does not mean they know how to use technology beyond play, writes middle-grades educator Bill Ferriter in this blog post. Instead, it is a teacher's job to show students what can be done with technology. "It's OUR job to help kids to realize how to leverage technology for something more than keeping themselves entertained," Ferriter writes.

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