Reprinted from the September 18 Atlanta Journal-Constitution
By Bob Swiggum
BOB SWIGGUMChief Information OfficerDepartment of Education
Digital education is the use of technology to deliver instruction. Technology allows teachers to shift away from requiring all students to learn at the same pace and with the same style. Every one of us has been in a classroom, frustrated by the fact that some of our classmates seem to understand a topic with ease as we struggle with the concept. Many of us also have had the experience of easily understanding a concept while some classmates lagged behind.
For me, it was math. The abstract nature of ninth-grade algebra was mystifying to me, but along came 10th grade geometry. I outplaced my…