Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Body Movement, missing link with Educational Technology?

Interesting article here:

The Body Learns

For years we’ve been telling kids to sit still and pay attention. That’s all wrong. 

Today’s educational technology often presents itself as a radical departure from the tired practices of traditional instruction. But in one way, at least, it faithfully follows the conventions of the chalk-and-blackboard era: EdTech addresses only the student’s head, leaving the rest of the body out.

More at link:  http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/future_tense/2014/07/educational_technology_s_next_move_tools_to_help_kids_learn_with_their_bodies.html

 SMART Board.

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