Childhood in the digital age
Childhood in the digital age

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Childhood in the digital age

4.2.2 Your own views on education and technology

You will now think about your own views on this topic.

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Figure 4 Are teachers necessary to children’s learning?

Activity 4.2

Following on from Professor Mitra’s explanations, think about the following questions and make notes on your views.

  • Do you think children can really speed up their own learning with the use of digital technology and limited teacher input?
  • Could the same set of skills be achieved with a carefully designed piece of technology alone and no teacher input?
  • What do you think teachers can bring to children’s learning and development that computers and other technology cannot?
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