Education Technology – Don’t Lean On It, Leverage It (Repost)

by Kelly Walsh on September 23, 2009

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Forgive me for repeating myself, but I feel a certain passion for this recent post, and I don’t think it got a fair deal, being posted on a holiday (Labor Day), and at the beginning of a week where many of us were swamped with the start of a new school year. For this week’s “midweek update” I am promoting my post “Education Technology – Don’t Lean It, Leverage It!” from earlier this month. Please click through and give the first paragraph or two a quick read – I hope this will interest you enough to read further, and to also pass it on to a colleague if you think it can make an impact and encourage someone to give education technology a fair shake in the classroom. Thanks!

“Are you using Internet tools to engage students in the classroom and improve learning outcomes, or are you just using technology to decrease the time you spend lecturing and interacting with your students? Click here to read on …

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Kelly Walsh is Chief Information Officer and a faculty member at The College of Westchester in White Plains, NY and is the founder and author of EmergingEdTech.com. As an education technology advocate, he frequently delivers presentations on a variety of related topics at schools and conferences across the U.S. Walsh is also an author, and online educator, periodically running Flipped Class Workshops online. His latest eBook, the Flipped Classroom Workshop-in-a-Book was published in September, 2013 and is available here. In his spare time Walsh also writes, records, and performs original (and cover) songs (look for "K. Walsh" on iTunes or Amazon.com or check out his original song videos on here on YouTube ).

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