How effective technology actually is in enhancing learning depends on how it functions in the learning process. Outside of David Blaine, few things are magic.
The following visual is interesting because it explains how technology enhances learning from the perspective of the teacher. This is critical because a teacher’s beliefs about what works is (obviously) a major predictor in what will be used, or how much fidelity it will be used with.
Perhaps the most stunning? Almost half of all teachers (46%) believe traditional textbooks engage students in learning.
Image attribution flickr user celtkeene; How Teachers Feel About Technology In The Classroom