Topic 1 – General vision

EdTech, or educational technology, refers to the use of technology in the classroom to support teaching and learning. This can include a wide variety of tools, such as computers, tablets, interactive whiteboards, educational software, and online resources.

EdTech in the classroom has become increasingly popular in recent years, as it can provide a number of benefits to both Learners and teachers. For example, technology can help Learners stay engaged and motivated by providing interactive and multimedia content. It can also provide personalised learning experiences tailored to individual learners’ needs and abilities.

In addition to supporting student learning, edTech can also be used to help teachers streamline administrative tasks, such as grading and lesson planning, and to facilitate communication with Learners and parents.

However, it is important to note that edTech is not a panacea for all educational challenges. Its effectiveness depends on how it is used and integrated into the curriculum, and it should be used in conjunction with other teaching methods and strategies.

EdTech has the potential to transform the classroom and enhance student learning, but it should be implemented thoughtfully and with a clear understanding of its benefits and limitations.

In the following mindmap, you can see an overview of EdTech tools. It cannot be guaranteed that this overview is always up-to-date and complete. Nevertheless, the mind map should help to get an overview: