What Happens When Students Use Technology Better Than Teachers? – TeachThought

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“You know the content, you understand pedagogy, and you can navigate the minefield of diplomacy when dealing with parents, students, administrators, literacy coaches, and the local news station when they want to see the iPads glow on the students faces.

You know how to manage and coddle, inspire and organize, assess and deliver content.

But the technology is different. That part you do okay with, but, truth be told, the students are geniuses with technology. Born hackers. And of course they are, you tell yourself.

They’re digital natives.”

 

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About sanjaymalaviya

Sanjay Malaviya has carved out a niche space in transforming delivery of education globally, across School, Higher education and Life-long learning. He is spearheading innovation in all elements of the educational ecosystem arising from the paradigm shifts caused by the disruptive impact of emerging technologies such as the mobile internet (Cloud), touch screen and wearable devices. The result is a suite of products and services for the Learners, Educators, Parents and Institutions. Sanjay, comes with about 3 decades of hands-on experience in a number of sectors of the services industry, which allows him to bring to bear, the critical importance of the human-computer interface and the customer / user experience. With specialized skills in Computer based systems analysis, Project design, Testing and Implementation, he has been a serial entrepreneur with several start-ups nurtured to successful businesses.
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