Today almost every article on education some how talks about or is related to educational technology. I do am I supporter and believer in the benefits that technology can provide to enhance learning. However let me be clear technology will no and should not replace the teacher.
Teachers are what and who matter. Teachers are the ones that create that personal connection and instill the love of learning in our students. If technology is the number one topic then the 1A topic is creativity and innovation and here there is no doubt that those important skills can not be instilled and taught via technology but rather need that teacher interaction.
I was flipping through my Fipboard ( sorry for the pun ) and I saw an article written two years ago.
"Tech Isn’t Everything – Teachers Are! "
The words and sentiment expressed two years ago are even more important today!
The author expresses the point beautifully and I encourage you to read the whole article here are some highlights from the post: