How Powerful Use of Technology Can Increase Student Engagement
JANUARY 15, 2019
Rather than taking a traditional multiple choice test at the end of their unit on weather, sixth grade students at Gilbert Middle School in South Carolina created their own live weather reports—complete with green screens and fake snow. Down the hall, seventh graders used digital tools to design memes based on quotes from a novel in their English/language arts class. As powerful use of technology increased, student engagement grew as well.