“Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.”
– William Butler Yeats
We’ve all seen this quote tossed around in the field of education. As educators, we have all tried to light that fire in each of our students through various means. In today’s fast-paced information age, society is changing, evolving. As such, so should our methods for educating our students and preparing them for the world of tomorrow. It is at this crossroad that we now stand where the paths of education and technology are converging. It is for this reason that I have officially launched A Fire Kindled to serve as a place for educators to express their opinions on the emergence of technology within the field of education.
A shift is happening right underneath our feet and our students will no longer be engaged by the methods of traditional education. We need to observe what works and find ways to continue to adapt within our changing society to meet not only the needs of our students, but also help to prepare them for a successful future. If you are interested in contributing to the site, please feel free to contact me.
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