#143 – What do teachers want from edtech?
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What’s in this episode?
Hello! This week you’ll hear a cameo from my L.O when he was far more little and trying out his microphone skills, plus a panel of teachers from around the world and in wildly different settings on what they want from edtech. This episode was recorded LIVE at the Global Education and Skills World Forum. Enjoy, and send us your feedback and comments!
- Sophie Bailey is the Founder and Presenter of The Edtech Podcast | Twitter: @podcastedtech
- Koen Timmers, Lecturer, Researcher, Author, PXL-Education | Twitter: @zelfstudie
- Abdikadir Ismail, Principal, Mwangaza Muslim Mixed Day Secondary School, Kenya | Twitter: @Abdiism
- Mio Horio, Teacher, Shiga Prefectural Maibara Senior High School, Japan
- Mario SantiBanez Caro, Biology Teacher, Matilde Huici Navas School, Chile | Twitter: @mariosaibo
Quotes from this episode
“There is no holy grail. I really believe the teacher has to be a pedagogical engineer.”
On edtech “I look at affordability and reach. I want to see better UX and ease of use”
Talking about Japan, “I think technology can be the solution to the problem teachers have – connecting students with the world to broaden their minds.”
“When I talk to my colleagues about these technologies, no one understands about this, but our students use it all of their days.”
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