EdTech: Best tool for the job

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Module description.

Knowing how to choose the right tool or app for a task is a key skill for life and work. It requires more than understanding the broad purpose and technical capabilities of tools and packages. It calls on a learner’s ability to analyse a problem, plan an activity, monitor progress and evaluate outcomes.

This module looks at how teachers can help learners to develop this skill set.

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23rd March 2021
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22nd March 2021
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