The Edvocate Podcast, Episode 1: 8 Attributes of Successful Digital Age Teachers

Regardless of where you go in the world, teachers are the backbone of the education system. Without quality teachers, school districts cannot provide students with the skills that they need to be successful academically. Without teachers, the next generation will not be able to compete in the global economy. These are sureties, and you will find few people who would disagree.

If you have been studying the field of education closely, as we have, you know that it is undergoing a metamorphosis. Students no longer respond to the teacher-centered pedagogy that our forefathers did. No, today’s students are immersed in a technologically advanced world and possess attention spans that last only a few seconds.

Because of this, today’s teacher needs to add a new skill set to their repertoire to be successful. In this today‚Äôs podcast, we will discuss the 8 key attributes that successful digital age teachers possess.

One Reply to “The Edvocate Podcast, Episode 1: 8 Attributes of Successful Digital Age Teachers”

  1. Your point about cheating in a technology rich environment is missing the point of designing assessments that are not predisposed to cheating or plagiarism. If a student is asked to apply learning to an answer on an assessment instead of simply giving an answer that does not require higher depth of knowledge, answers cannot be easily duplicated or directly taken from another source.

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