Toolbelt theory says the most important thing students can learn is how to make the world work for them.

Every single one of the laptops me gave to every child from third through twelfth grade had every single tool we could put on it, on it.

We will never create a digital environment that doesn’t have at least three different ways available to do anything.

We made sure every student was the administrator of their own computer so if they found something better online, they could add it.

We’re not gonna screen your choices. We’re just gonna help you make those choices.

Source: DisruptED TV Podcast: I Wish I Knew Episode 8 with Ira Socol by DisruptED TV Podcast I Wish I Knew

Further reading,

SpeEdChange: Toolbelt Theory for Everyone

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