Awesome Quotes on Learning in the Digital Age

Awesome Quotes on Learning in the Digital Age

As we watch technology impacting learning, readout this list of awesome quotes on learning in the digital age to get some inspiration.

  1. I dream of a digital India where quality education reaches the most inaccessible corners driven by digital learning. – Shri Narendra Modi
  2. People expect to be bored by eLearning—let’s show them it doesn’t have to be like that! - Cammy Bean
  3. It’s time to step up to the plate and get passionate about your work commit to making eLearning courses that don't bore people to tears, but instead inspire and motivate them to learn a new skill, change a certain behavior, or improve their performance. - Cammy Bean
  4. The most important principle for designing lively eLearning is to see eLearning design not as information design but as designing an experience. - Cathy Moore
  5. eLearning shouldn’t be a casual joy ride on a Sunday afternoon with the cruise control engaged. The sole purpose of eLearning is to teach. - Christopher Palm
  6. When it comes to eLearning, content means everything. If eLearning content is not masterfully designed, all the rest will just go down the drain. - Christopher Pappas
  7. Online learning is not the next big thing, it is the now big thing.” - Donna J. Abernathy
  8. eLearning is changing. And, we will see new models, new technologies and designs emerge. So, let’s drop the “e” – or at least give it a new and wider definition.” - Elliot Masie
  9. Teachers need to integrate technology seamlessly into the curriculum instead of viewing it as an add-on, an afterthought, or an event.” - Heidi-Hayes Jacobs
  10. Teaching in the Internet age means we must teach tomorrow’s skills today.”  - Jennifer Fleming
  11. Equipping teachers with technology that will automate the boring work will enhance education and make it more powerful. Teachers can spend more quality time on what they are good at i.e teaching. – Unni Koroth
  12. Agility to make use of the system by the teachers or instructor is vital to implement innovation or a new technology. – Josh Fleming
  13. Students are co-users of classroom technology. So, students have to learn how to use the technology. Make them involved in all the activities in the classroom. – Bryan Alexander
  14. Accessing and adapting to technology and bringing those to students and learners is the major challenge. So, make them comfortable with the technology. – Viveka Von Rosen
  15. The way of teaching is changing and updating everyday. The traditional and old paradigm of education in not demanding anything now. So, we have equip the classroom with new technology. It has it’s own advantage. – Josh Fleming
  16. Teachers need to stop saying, ‘Hand it in,’ and start saying ‘Publish It,’ instead.  – Alan November
  17. Digital media enables us to build more stages for our kids to express themselves. – Marco Torres
  18. When faced with a steam-rolling technology, you either become part of the technology or part of the road! – Nigel Willetts
  19. The technology itself is not transformative. It’s the school, the pedagogy, that is transformative. – Tanya Byron
  20. The biggest problem in teaching particular lessons: the gaps. Online tools can fill in those gaps. 90% of students learn 90% of the material. There’s that missing 10% and it’s never the same 10%. – Michael Gough
  21. We already knew that kids learned computer technology more easily than adults, It is as if children were waiting all these centuries for someone to invent their native language. – Jaron Lanier
  22. To understand their world we must be willing to immerse ourselves in that world. We must embrace the new digital reality. If we can’t relate, if we don’t get it, we won’t be able to make schools relevant to the current and future needs of the digital generation.  – Ian Jukes
  23. Television didn’t transform education. Neither will the internet. But it will be another tool for teachers to use in their effort to reach students in the classroom. It will also be a means by which students learn outside the classroom – John Palfrey
  24. Our children have digital limbs. We cannot amputate them at the front door.” – Brendan Murphy
  25. Curriculum tells you what to teach, but doesn’t tell you HOW you have to, make the shift to the 21st century learning environment. – Stacy Behmer
  26. Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is most important. – Bill Gates
  27. There can be infinite uses of the computer and of new age technology, but if teachers themselves are not able to bring it into the classroom and make it work, then it fails.  – Nancy Kassebaum
  28. We need technology in every classroom and in every student and teacher’s hand, because it is the pen and paper of our time, and it is the lens through which we experience much of our world. – David Warlick
  29. It is not about the technology; it’s about sharing knowledge and information, communicating efficiently, building learning communities and creating a culture of professionalism in schools. These are the key responsibilities of all educational leaders. – Marion Ginapolis
  30. Education is evolving due to the impact of the Internet. We cannot teach our students in the same manner in which we were taught. Change is necessary to engage students not in the curriculum we are responsible for teaching, but in school. Period. – April Chamberlain
  31. It is important to remember that educational software, like textbooks, is only one tool in the learning process. Neither can be a substitute for well-trained teachers, leadership, and parental involvement. – Keith Krueger
  32. Digital Citizenship is character education in this networked world.

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About the Author
Author: Priyanka Gupta
Priyanka is a blogger by profession and has an increasing interest to write about the edtech space. While writing she keeps in mind the educators to come up with right resources and ideas which might be relevant for them in relation to effective use of technology in their profession and institutions/classrooms.
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