Start with the Why: Here’s Why Technology Integration in Education Matters

by Randy Fairfield, 11/25/16

One of my favorite TED Talks is Simon Sinek’s, “Start with Why”. I was introduced to this video shortly before presenting at EdmodoCon 2015 and it radically challenged how and what I decided to share during my presentation. The talk also helped me calm down right before I was about to present! Instead of worrying about what I was going to say, I simply focused on why I was there and what it was that caused me to submit my proposal to present in the first place. Here’s the video:


In the vein of “starting with why”, here’s some of my thoughts on why technology integration in the classroom matters as summed up by my tweets and re-tweets from this past year. Which of these reasons resonates most with you? I’d also love to hear some of your thoughts on Twitter if you’re open to sharing! Just tweet me at @RandyFairfield and you’re sure to get a reply.


























Randy Fairfield, MEd and MBA, is a Technology/Instructional Coach in the Richland School District in Eastern Washington. He is also a Google for Education Certified Trainer, Edmodo Certified Trainer and Hapara Certified Champion Trainer.

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