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Title: Educational Technology and the Pre-K-12 Environment: Implications for Education Leaders, Teachers, and Students
Authors: Grimes, Neil D.
Keywords: Educational technology
Issue Date: 2025
Publisher: IGI Global
Citation: Grimes, N. (2025). Educational Technology and the Pre-K-12 Environment: Implications for Education Leaders, Teachers, and Students. In M. Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Sixth Edition. Advance online publication.
Abstract: Educational technology has accelerated in recent years, and it has had a profound impact on current teaching and learning in the Pre-K-12 environment. In future years, advancement and innovation in technology will continue to empower teachers to customize students' learning experiences. To accomplish this, teachers will need ongoing professional development, which includes engaging in learning activities associated with technology play theory that focuses on educational technology and technology integration involving the technology integration planning cycle. This article will discuss the impact of content neutral technologies on pre-K-12 grade levels and content areas, the use of educational technologies used in remote instruction during the COVID-19 pandemic, the use of TPACK, the importance of creating a sense of belonging in the online learning environment, the need for teachers to pursue micro-credentials related to digital learning, and the impact that virtual reality, augmented reality, the metaverse and artificial intelligence can have on teachers, administrators, and students.
ISBN: 9781668473665
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