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Technology in blended and personalized classrooms includes the tools that are used to improve, facilitate, and/or extend learning within and beyond typical boundaries of physical space and the school day. These tools include:

  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Internet Connectivity
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Education hardware is the physical side of technology, and includes devices, monitors, and peripherals (like headphones, cases, carts, etc.).

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Education software is used for a variety of purposes including assessment, content delivery, content creation, classroom management, collaboration, communication, and data management. It may be educator-, student-, or parent-facing.

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Blended and personalized classrooms access online tools and programs through computers, mobile devices, and computer networks. Adequate connectivity is essential to making these approaches work.

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