Authentic learning and edtech: A match made in heaven

Authentic learning is one of the new kids on the block in the field of education. It has emerged as a necessity to shift from the old paradigm in which students reproduce contents delivered by teachers in the classroom and it describes the learning new things by using knowledge in real-life situations and contexts.

Praised by those who believe that education should better equip students with useful tools for solving real-life problems, authentic learning has its true merits and it is successfully used in both K12 and higher education, especially in vocational training.

Some might just say that it is a fad, a buzzword, but in our opinion, this trend is here to stay. Although there is no broad consensus about its possible applications, experts agree that there are a few common features for all the different adaptations of the authentic learning across the curriculum.

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