At Tesla, the integration of technology in education refers to the use of technology to enhance the student learning experience. The implementation of technology also creates pathways for differentiated instruction to meet the unique needs of students as individual learners within a broader classroom climate.
Technology, when integrated into the curriculum, revolutionizes the learning process. More and more studies show that technology integration in the curriculum improves students’ learning processes and outcomes. Teachers who recognize computers as problem-solving tools provide a constructivist approach to learning where students are encouraged to build off their prior knowledge and develop their own ideas.
Technology and interactive multimedia are conducive to project-based learning where students are engaged in becoming creators, curators, and critics while developing their critical thinking skills.
Throughout EY’s and lower primary school Tesla Education provides devices for students and teachers to develop and support their learning in the classroom. Beginning in upper primary school (G3) and continuing until high school graduation, students participate in a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy to ensure every student has equal access to these important skills.
Today’s students using technology, require 21st century skills: