When Kapiti College found providing reader/writers to its growing number of dyslexic students unsustainable, it looked to assistive technologies for answers.
CLAIRE AMOS questions whether ‘modern’ changes to the traditional classroom will really help improve students’ learning and outcomes.
Early childhood settings are embracing new software to share children’s portfolios with their families, but JUDE BARBACK asks whether people will mourn the inevitable loss of the printed learning journeys or embrace technological change?
ANDREW GIBBONS says the government’s legislative plans to open the market for online primary education contradicts its existing early childhood education policy.
CRAIG McDONALD and BEC POWER share how the integration of digital technology is supporting their school’s transition to modern learning environments and is helping to enhance and redefine learning.
As it becomes increasingly necessary for students to have access to a digital device, each school must find a way to provide access that best suits its learners and its community. As JUDE BARBACK discovers, there is no single best approach, but many factors to consider, not least cost and digital equality.