In the article, How Educators Can Raise Their Digital IQ, Matthew Lynch says,
Just as we strive to make advancements in other areas of our schools, educators should be working to raise their digital IQ. Setting a higher standard for teacher development in this area could have a major benefit to the students they serve.
An educator’s digital IQ doesn’t refer to all the different kinds of technology used in the classroom. It has more to do with how effectively the technology that is available is used.
He offers three concrete ways we can increase our digital IQ:
- Create a Roadmap
- Research New Products
- Understand Data Analytics
As an educator, have you been offered professional development geared towards raising your Digital IQ? If you have, do you consider if effective? Please share your thoughts below, I’d love to hear!