The last twenty years of research have shown that under appropriate conditions, information and communication technologies (ICT) can make a valuable contribution to improve educational outputs. Some of the most typically anticipated outcomes of technology in education are (Foundation Kennisnet, 2015): to provide better learning outcomes; to support school management; to leverage equity and scalability reducing the costs of communication and content delivery; to increase the development of cognitive skills (both foundational and higher-order) as well as socio-emotional ones; to increase students’ engagement; to support teachers pedagogical strategies; to better connect the school with the world outside the formal education context, among others.

Pablo Rivera-Vargas & Cristobal Cobo Romani

Digital learning : distraction or default for the future. P. Rivera-Vargas, C. Cobo Romani. Digital Education Review – Number 37, June 2020 –