Tech is great when used correctly. It’s even better when there is a purpose behind using tech.
This is especially important in homeschooling. One thing I’ve noticed is that some families jump head first into using tech for homeschooling with having a purpose for the tech they’re using.
I recently saw a Tweet from Mark Anderson that linked to an infographic he created that encapsulates many of the ideas that I’ve expressed in the past.
— ✨ Mark Anderson ✨ (@ICTEvangelist) January 14, 2015
This infographic is brilliant (despite incorporating an over-used meme).
9 Ways to Use Tech With a Purpose in Homeschooling
- Use Tech for a Purpose
- Choose the Activity for Learning
- Don’t Worry If It Doesn’t Work as Expected
- Plan Carefully So Tech Enhances
- Don’t Use Tech If It Doesn’t Enhance Learning
- Use Tech for Learning Collaboratively
- Ask for a Digital Leader to Help
- Remind Yourself Not Knowing is OK
- Share What You Learn With Your Team
In this week’s podcast I expand on each of these points and discuss my Patreon program.
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