When my son brought home his very own iPad from school, my jaw dropped. I was surprised to see that these were being handed out and left in the care of 5th graders. In today’s educational system, this is a reality for many schools and this article helps summarize what it means to have STEM technology at their fingertips. It touches upon one IT director’s vison of having a multi-screen classroom to help reinvent what it means to teach as well as learn.
- Because of new technology education is far more flexible and collaborative than was ever possible before.
- Technology is also a boon to spontaneity, as it allows educators more freedom to seize the moment.
- One school devised a system for collapsible walls to enable team-teaching strategies.
Cooper’s early work showed us that our existing wireless platform couldn’t cope with WVP at the quality we needed across the school, so once we had approval to refurbish B Block, the area of the school we decided to focus on, we got serious about finding the right wireless, networking, and WVP platforms.