Passive Learning VS Active Learning with Technology.

Content Consumption to Content Creation: Shift the Flow

Passive VS Active Learning with Technology
Passive VS Active Learning with Technology

Below is a good graphic illustrating the difference between passive and active learning with technology. The graphic is from the National Educational Technology Plan 2016. Ask yourself if you are;

  1. assigning digitized worksheets to your students
  2. encouraging your students to consume media? (e. g. reading online or watching videos

Numbers 1 and 2 above are examples of passive learning with technology. If you employ active learning with technology, your students will:

  1. interact with experts
  2. be a part of a global community (
  3. create media rich productions/projects
  4. code and program
  5. collaborate with their peers
  6. use simulations and games