Books versus tablets in South African schools?

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Earlier this year, the Technical Association of Pulp and Paper Industry of South Africa (TAPPSA) has asked Michael Wolf a couple of questions for their journal around e-Learning and technology in South African classrooms.

Making the right connections at the right time in education

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Education can benefit from ICT in a host of different areas from organisational management to learning tools, but what is the most powerful opportunity of all?

How to design technology tools for the classroom of tomorrow (Part 1)

I recently spoke at a workshop with the title “The South African classroom of the future” at CSIR, Meraka institute in Pretoria. In my presentation “Tools for the classroom of the tomorrow” I discussed the following 4 questions:

  • What are technology tools for learning?
  • How do technology tools benefit the classroom of today?
  • What are the requirements for the design of tools for the classroom of tomorrow?
  • What are the key technologies for the classroom of tomorrow?

In this blog post I will deal with the first 2 questions.

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