Are K-12 teachers struggling to keep up with edtech?

| August 21, 2018

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Technology is changing the landscape of industries everywhere. From retail and agriculture to design and healthcare, societies are adapting fast to the changing times.K-12 education is no exception. Technology has paved the way for new opportunities to improve this crucial period of student growth. Curriculums have been readjusted to cater to students’ specific needs. For instance, instead of boxing them into a standard mold, we’re swapping chalkboards for electronic screens and using programs for personalized learning.It’s encouraging to note that these efforts have been paying off. Edtech Magazine has found that K-12 students are more prepared for college and graduation in schools that have implemented personalized learning. Even a previous post here on NEO Blog has underlined the numerous benefits of edtech’s connected learning, such as an increase in global mindedness and communication skills. But beyond convenience and providing a portal for communication, edtech has become a platform that opens up a network for teacher collaboration.

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