Heikki Rusama is a co-founder and CEO of Freeed.com, a collaborative platform for teachers globally. Heikki is a seasoned edtech professional previously worked with Rovio Learning & Sanoma Learning. He is also a board member of Edtech Finland.
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Empowering Teachers with Technology
Isolation in the teaching profession is something of a paradox. Classrooms are crowded places buzzing with conversation and interaction. Yet, teaching has been described as a ‘lonely’ profession where teachers experience a lack of opportunities for discussing their work with other school personnel.
Despite the enormous potential teachers are often struggling with the new technology. How to empower teachers with technology? What helps?