7 Digital Learning Theories and Models You Should Know

Aspiring educators need to become familiar with theories, models, and approaches that provide insight on how technology, social media, and the internet impact learning. Digital learning theories and approaches, such as RAT(opens in new tab)SAMR(opens in new tab)TPACK(opens in new tab)Digital Blooms(opens in new tab)Connectivism(opens in new tab)Design Thinking(opens in new tab) and Peeragogy(opens in new tab) help teachers develop curricula that gets students to use technology to research, curate, annotate, create, innovate, problem-solve, collaborate, campaign, reform and think critically.  By Erik Ofgang, Shelly Terrell September 23, 2022