“when are we ever going to use this,” they (i.e. every kid ever) whine[s].
Picture this scene:
Authors, S. Torta and J. Torta, share a few of their secrets that they have acquired from years of building and remodeling 3D printers in their book, 3D printing: An Introduction. This brother and sister duo want their technological insights to help people in education and industry who desire to improve their understanding of 3D printing.
American students are averaging 11,700 hours of their lives in school before going to college.
And with this, many teachers are trying to find ways to get them excited to learn. But, what if their lessons are not the cause of their students' lack of engagement?
Technology is supposed to revolutionize the classroom experience, and it often does. It is a great tool that educators can use to maximize their impact on their students. However, most teachers can remember a time—or several—where technology has not been as compliant as it was designed to be. This post will explore three commonly encountered challenges regarding technology use in the classroom.