Increased accessibility to technology has resulted in increased
educational use; however despite its positive impact, technology has not
facilitated the wholesale educational reform that so many of us have hoped for.
Journal of Research on Technology in Education ( JRTE) editor
Lynne Schrum suggests that this may be remedied by developing a new research
agenda—one that connects educators and researchers, and looks not only at the
past, but provides direction for the future. In Considerations on Educational Technology Integration,
Schrum brings together some of the best JRTE
articles that focus on classroom technology integration, demonstrating how
research can be used to connect theory to practice—moving education forward.
Topics include digitized primary sources, mobile computing devices, the
influence of teachers’ technology use on instructional practices, and
implementation and effects of one-to-one computing