Conditions for Classroom Technology Innovations

  title={Conditions for Classroom Technology Innovations},
  author={Yong Zhao and Kevin J. Pugh and Stephen G. Sheldon and Joe L. Byers},
  journal={Teachers College Record},
This article reports on a study of the complex and messy process of classroom technology integration. The main purpose of the study was to empirically address the large question of “why don’t teachers innovate when they are given computers?” rather than whether computers can improve student learning. Specifically, we were interested in understanding the conditions under which technology innovation can take place in classrooms. For a year, we followed a group of K–12 teachers who attempted to… 

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