Ideas to get parents on board with tech in the classroom

12/17/2012 | Powerful Learning Practice

Parents might question the need to use technology in the classroom, but emphasizing the career skills students will learn can help bring them around, educator Jennifer Carey writes in this blog post. Carey presents ideas on getting parent buy-in such as emphasizing the skills students learn as they use computers and tablets for projects. "While a parent might balk at their child learning to 'make a movie,' they all want their child to develop core skill-sets that will help them both in school and 'the real world' of college and careers," Carey writes.

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