Jim Szafranski, CEO of Prezi suggests that teachers will begin to shift their instructional practices from live presentations to pre-recorded segments that can be shared with other educators. He believes that this will allow educators more freedom to address individual needs during classroom time. Erik Heinrich, Education IT leader of the telecommunications company CommScope, asserts that it is time for the nation to “finally realize that connectivity is becoming as important to students' education as their textbooks.”
Finally, Jenn Mitchell, Director, K-12 Product Marketing for Instructure promotes greater school system investment into assessment management systems (AMS) that are designed to provide real-time data concerning student achievement and academic challenges. Schaffhauser's article includes many more insights from today’s technology technology leaders, including the use of robotics to assist with early childhood education. To read the full article, click here.