What is the difference between technology use and technology integration?

Originally published at: What is the difference between technology use and technology integration?

Is technology peripheral to the learning activity or is it essential to its success? Does it deliver information or help students create meaning? Using technology for learning makes sense. Technology creates access, transparency, and opportunity. Any smartphone or tablet is media incarnate–video, animation, eBooks, essays, blog posts, messages, music, games. The modalities of light, colour,…