This news report explores the journey for school in the United States who have achieved successful result from all students through the use of ICT within every aspect of their learning. Through the use of ICT, teachers have noticed that students are becoming responsible for their own learning and are becoming critical and higher order thinkers. The video also provides insight to a students experience, which describes their education experience as one which is preparing them fort the real world.
In education, isn’t this what we as educators hope to achieve? to prepare students for the real world? I personally believe that if we are teaching students to read, write and calculate, without making it relevant to their real world experiences, than how are we expecting student to retain the information we are given them?