Classroom communication is central to teaching; in fact, it’s almost a description of teaching. But the image of classroom communication as a teacher talking to rapt rows of students is false on many counts. That’s not what happens, and it’s not the most effective method of transmitting information.
Digital technology is increasingly ubiquitous. With us all the time, used for payments, access, leisure, work and self-education, it’s also increasingly incorporated into the classroom and the life of the school.
This blog post includes a transcription of the live panel "See How 3 Educators Improve School Communication With Digital Signage Webinar" which took place on November 17, 2021.
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