Deep or Wide? Two Takes on Ed-Tech Professional Development from AERA
Head-spinning jargon aside, one of the things I appreciate most about covering the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association is the chance to hear about how teachers and students are actually using technology in the classroom
So immediately upon arrival at this year's meeting, which opened here today, I sat in on a session titled "Restructuring Instruction Through Technology."
The presenters offered differing takes on what makes for effective professional development when it comes to helping teachers integrate technology into their classrooms.
According to a team from North Carolina State University, in Raleigh, sustained professional development that reaches a...