7 ways edtech boosts student confidence in the classroom
By Na’ama Y. Rosenberg
April 6th, 2017
From reviewing questions in groups to personal avatars for shy students, these edtech-enabled actions can boost student confidence in learning.
Edtech is making is easier and more efficient to help students at every level, and to bring even the most timid of learners out of their shells. Dr. Kenneth Shore, a psychologist and Chair of a child study team for the Hamilton, New Jersey Public Schools, explains that “Low self-esteem can lessen a student's desire to learn, his or her ability to focus, and his or her willingness to take risks. Positive self-esteem, on the other hand, is one of the building blocks of school success; it provides a firm foundation for learning.”
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Na’ama Y. Rosenberg is a former educator and school administrator, and is currently the Director of Content Development at Voki, an EdTech tool that allows teachers and students to create their very own digital talking avatar.