What accelerators of K-12 innovation
Personalization- The market is exploding with new ways to customize user products and experiences. Schools too should and are finding ways to give customized learning and support at individual level.
Social and emotional learning- A child is sent to school for an overall development and not just academics. It also has to cater to his mental, social and emotional well being .
Learner autonomy- It should be the learner’s prerogative to decide how and which content to access, plan and exhibit their learning
Tech enablers supporting K-12 innovation
Digital collaboration environments- Incorporate tech enabled tools in your education LMS that supports online and offline learning.
Untethered broadband and connectivity- broadband with a good range to cover the entire premises and devices that does not require to be physically connected via cables etc.
Blended learning tools- Digital tools which enhance learning through face-to-face and online interactions
Hurdles to realizing and expanding K-12 innovation
Digital equity– This includes three interrelated components: digital foundations, conditions for learning, and meaningful learning opportunities.
Scaling and sustaining innovation– Be it practices for effective teaching and learning, business organizational or technology usage, schools find it challenging to engage in and scale innovation
Evolution of teaching and learning- To keep up with the changing teaching and learning scenario while maintaining a balance between teacher facilitation and student learning.
Source: eSchool News