Infographic: 9 Ways Digital Learning Tools Function


In late 2012, digital learning tools are exploding in popularity.

Some of that is due to the inherit interest new “stuff” promotes. But some of it is due to the ability of technology to empower each individual learner with information access, just in time learning, powerful learning simulations, and access to a network of peers and collaborators worldwide.

The best part? This potential is inherently motivating, as it even the youngest learners have instincts to gravitate towards what works, and away from what does not.

9 Ways Digital Learning Tools Function

VIA Learning:

  1. Personalization
  2. Motivation
  3. Persistence

THROUGH Schools:

  1. Production
  2. Simulation
  3. Collaboration

BY Enhanced Access:

  1. Access
  2. Acceleration
  3. Options

The infographic below from also lists many of these ideas while offering to several real-world examples of schools putting digital learning tools into action at the classroom level.