From Chalkboards to Chatboards

What will a classroom look like in fifty years?

Hundreds of years ago, no one could have possibly imagined some of the exciting, effective learning technologies we have today. In just the last few decades, there have been dramatic technological advances that are changing the nature of the classroom, how students learn, and how teachers teach. Resources are more readily accessible and content is more engaging than ever before. In this blog post, I outline four of the most popular elearning trends of 2014 (including MOOCs, mlearning, virtual reality technology, and gamification) that could lay a foundation for the future state of schools, as well as speculate what classrooms, learning platforms, and teacher roles might be like in the future.

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