How to Use Information Technology in Education An Interview With Author and Teacher Holly Clark
The effective application of information technology in education is considered in this interview with Holly Clark, author of the Google Infused Classroom and of the soon to be released Chromebook Infused Classroom. Approaches to or pedagogies for teaching with information technology are explored, how schools should introduce information technology and the cultural change that is usually required are considered.
Holly provides examples of good practice and offers advice to teachers and parents who may be concerned about any possible negative impacts of child technology use. She concludes with suggestions for universities on how they can better influence education at the K – 12 level in their admissions requirements.
Holly Clark is an Education Strategist from San Diego, California. She is a Google Certified Innovator, National Board Certified Teacher, and holds an MA in Technology in Education from Teachers College, Columbia University. She has been working with technology integration and 1:1 environments since the year 2000. Presently she consults with schools internationally on building both the culture and strategy to support and inspire innovative teaching- including powerful technology integration and design thinking protocols. Holly has taught in both independent and public schools and is the co-founder of #CaEdChat. She authors a popular education blog: hollyclark.org and gives keynotes to audiences world wide. You can follow her on twitter @HollyClarkEdu.
In 2017, Holly published her first book The Google Infused Classroom which is available on Amazon.