Why You Shouldn’t Babysit Kids with Tablets! (And What to Do Instead)

The CoolCatTeacher

Advice about Tablets and Young Children: What Works and Warnings from an Expert. Young children engrossed in tablet devices. Today’s expert, Diane Levin, gives technology guidance to the parents and teachers of young children.

Are Classrooms Becoming Too Dependent On Technology?

EdNews Daily

Many educators have asked the question, “Are today’s classrooms too dependent on technology?” Some of these inquiries include where the money comes from for classroom technology, to using different equipment–and if we even need more technology in schools.

Jumpstart Engagement with Interactive Whiteboard Classroom Technology

ViewSonic Education

The advent of interactive large format displays further expands the options for achieving the documented benefits delivered by this transformative classroom technology. Classroom display board technology is a powerful thing. Classroom Benefits.

The @ASCD Arias Series-Teaching With Tablets

The Web20Classroom

Today we take a look at Teaching With Tablets. It seems like more and more classrooms, schools and districts are embracing and utilizing tablets for learning. Tablets are full of possibilities. The ASCD Arias Teaching With Tablets should be required reading for anyone who is considering buying tablets for the classroom or for anyone trying to figure out how to use them. We have to use the technology in a smart way and use it when appropriate.

Info and Data on the Use of Tablets in the Classroom

Educational Technology Guy

There have been many debates on how technology influences education. But one of the most commonly utilized tools to make the learning process more efficient, are tablets. Today there are 8 million iPads being used in the K-12 classroom, as Apple’s share has been 94% of the tablet market. In this respect, education resource website Early Childhood Education Degrees has developed this infographic showing how tablets are used today. Android chromebooks tablets

New tablets for Education - comparing the new Acer Chromebook Tab 10 and the new Apple iPad

Educational Technology Guy

Last week had two interesting announcements for EDU - a new iPad and the Acer Chromebook Tab 10 tablet. Price - $329 for the Tab 10 includes the stylus, which docks into the tablet and does not need charging. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy.

Research shows lower test scores for fourth graders who use tablets in schools

The Hechinger Report

A Reboot Foundation report finds a negative tie between the use of tablets in school and fourth-grade reading scores. A mounting body of evidence indicates that technology in schools isn’t boosting student achievement as its proponents had hoped it would.

The Go-To Tablet Activity Starter Kit

Edudemic

This is a follow up to my previous tablet-focused article, which aimed to ease the nerves of our generation of teachers who were trained in classical classroom management and are now teaching in a very non-classical, pro-technology world. With your nerves eased, let’s get you started with an arsenal of specific tablet activities that can […]. The post The Go-To Tablet Activity Starter Kit appeared first on Edudemic.

Students Speak: How Technology Can Transform Learning

Digital Promise

Today, most youth use phones, tablets, computers, and smartwatches. But what impact do these devices have on us, and are we using technology to its fullest potential? In my public high school, we rarely interact with technology, at least not productively.

Digital Distractions in the Classroom: 4 Ways Instructional Technology Can Help

EmergingEdTech

Technology has brought a crucial paradox into the lives of students: The same gadgets that help them complete their work are also their biggest distraction from getting work done.

Chromebook or Tablet for the Classroom? Finding the Best of Both Worlds

EdTechTeam

As educational technology has become a common staple in classrooms around the world, many educators find themselves in the difficult position of deciding which type of device will serve their students best. For daily classroom use, the traditional laptop configurement is a safe bet.

Overcoming Challenges of Technology in the Classroom Starts with Great Coaches

Digital Promise

When students see technology as an instrument for goofing off, playing games, and chatting with their friends, it can become a distraction in the classroom rather than a tool for powerful learning. Using technology for powerful learning.

How to Transform Teaching with Tablets – From Tom Daccord & Justin Reich

EdTechTeacher

Getting computing devices into schools is relatively easy; changing classroom practice with technology is really, really hard. Over the past century, radio, television, video cassette recorders, desktop computers, laptop computers, handheld devices, tablets, and cell phones have all been heralded as potentially transformative classroom tools (Cuban, 1986, 2003). To make the most of the investment in tablet computers, school leaders need to do three things.

Ways to Get Technology into Your Classrooms

Teacher Reboot Camp

I’ve been quite blessed to travel to over 20 countries and help teachers integrate technology even in places with very little funding. Often, we are not fortunate to work in schools that provide us with the budget to get the technology we want. If you have a passion for teaching with tablets, Chromebooks, or setting up a digital station then you have many ways to afford that dream. Ways to Get Technology for Your Classes from Shelly Terrell.

5 Technology Tools For Educators

EdNews Daily

Advances in classroom technology are making it easier than ever for educators to design engaging, interactive lesson plans, while also streamlining the administrative work that has become such a large part of their job. Tablets. Education News Featured Technology

Review: Acer Tab 10 Gives Students the Best of Chromebooks and Tablets

EdTech Magazine

Review: Acer Tab 10 Gives Students the Best of Chromebooks and Tablets. Do we want a Chromebook or a tablet?” That’s how conversations about classroom mobility options often start. Why is EMR technology important?

Ways to Get Technology into Your Classrooms

Teacher Reboot Camp

I’ve been quite blessed to travel to over 20 countries and help teachers integrate technology even in places with very little funding. Often, we are not fortunate to work in schools that provide us with the budget to get the technology we want. If you have a passion for teaching with tablets, Chromebooks, or setting up a digital station then you have many ways to afford that dream. Ways to Get Technology for Your Classes from Shelly Terrell.

Technology in Schools – Future Changes in the Classroom.

EdTech4Beginners

When people talk about the future of technology in education, they picture every student having access to a computer or a tablet; they see paperless rooms where technology trained teachers lead the class. They will be prepared for the real world usage of cloud technology.

Make a 3D Hologram With a Smartphone or Tablet – Pretty Awesome!

EmergingEdTech

This can be a Great Project for Science, Math, Art, Technology Classes and More This is just so much fun. Free Tools & Resources iPads and Other Tablet Devices iPhones and Smartphones Project Based Learning _ Miscellaneous Tools and Topics 3d hologram phone project students classroom project smartphone hologram fun science math art project phone 3d projectionOne of my son’s made one of these a while back and I’ve been meaning to share it.

How Access to Technology Can Create Equity in Schools

Digital Promise

When used effectively, technology can greatly contribute to creating equity in schools. However, we can only realize these equity-centered benefits when we use technology in innovative and powerful ways. Three ways technology can help increase equity in schools.

Consider a classroom ‘flip’

EdTech4Beginners

Teachers are very good at multi-tasking — responding to different needs of different educational levels and demands of a range of children in their classroom. That’s where technological supplements, including tablets, can help. And tablet use is on the rise, too.

EdRedi makes tablets ready for classroom use

eSchool News

To help make tablets more classroom ready, Education Resources created its EdRedi application which allows classroom teachers to intuitively supervise and control their students’ name-brand devices, such as the Acer Iconia 10.1 tablet, the first EdRedi-enabled device.

How Students Respond to Digital Media in the Classroom

EdTech4Beginners

In an increasingly digital age, adults aren’t the only ones affected by technology. Gone are the chalkboards and allergy-inducing erasers of old classrooms. Students receive personal devices, like a tablet or laptop, to use as part of the curriculum.

MobyMax: Tablet + help differentiating instruction

iLearn Technology

The MobyMax tablet is $69!! Wifi and speakers are built-in and there is headphone input so that your students can use MobyMax Tablet independently without disturbing others. Each step of the way they are supported and challenged as needed thanks to the adaptive technology built-in!

How Powerful Use of Technology Can Increase Student Engagement

Digital Promise

Through instructional coaching, the DLP aims to increase powerful and impactful use of technology and improve educational equity. As powerful use of technology increased, student engagement grew as well. By the spring, however, it was as if it were an entirely different classroom.

What Devices are Used in the K-12 Classroom?

Kajeet

Today’s classroom is filled with technology, from more common tools like interactive white boards to emerging tech like augmented reality, not to mention tablets and laptops. Digital Learning Technology Insight MDM

Android Apps for Education - work on Chromebooks and Chrome OS Tablets too!

Educational Technology Guy

Android Apps for Education Android is the most popular mobile operating system in the world, running on smartphones and tablets. But, you can also use Android Apps on Chromebooks , including the new Chromebook Tab 10 Chrome OS tablet. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. Chrome and Android all in one! And don't forget about all of the Chrome Apps, Extensions and full websites Chromebooks and the Chromebook Tab can access.

Is All the Technology in Modern Classrooms a Good Thing?

EdNews Daily

In recent years, the way we communicate, order food, exchange money, and more has all been reimagined to include technological advances. And, technology has reached the education sector. The inclusion of technology in classrooms is constantly increasing.

4 Tips for Classroom Use of the Surface Pro 3

EdTech Magazine

By Robert Baker A technology director shares his lessons learned following deployment of the Microsoft tablets. Mobility Tablets

New Global Survey Offers Snapshot of Technology in the Classroom in 2019

EdTech Magazine

New Global Survey Offers Snapshot of Technology in the Classroom in 2019. The survey found that use of technology in schools worldwide continues to grow, with 48 percent of students reporting they use a desktop computer in the classroom.

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Test Takers Continue to Face Challenges When Using Some Technology

EdTech Magazine

Classroom Mobility TabletsBy Meghan Bogardus Cortez Reports suggest that familiarity with devices is key to better performance on standardized tests.

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Guest post: Technology in Schools

EdTech4Beginners

In today’s world, technology is increasingly becoming predominant in schools. Students nowadays have access to the latest and up to date technology. Devices such as laptops, smartphones, tablets, etc. Data label, an online label manufacturing company, conducted a survey recently where people were asked whether they feel technology in schools has had positive effects on children. The role technology has played in today’s schools is quite significant.

Teachers’ Pets: 3 Devices That Work in the Classroom

EdTech Magazine

By Meg Conlan After implementing Google Play for Education in their schools, educators assess the devices they chose for their technology programs. Classroom Cloud Digital Content Mobility Tablets

The Technology Behind 1:1 Programs and Google Play for Education [#Infographic]

EdTech Magazine

By Meg Conlan Aiming to achieve low student-to-device ratios and leverage educational apps in the classroom, schools draw upon several technologies. . Classroom Cloud Digital Content Hardware Mobility Notebooks PCs Tablets

How to use technology to better prepare students for the workforce

Neo LMS

Though technology is one of the most meaningful and effective learning tools out there for students, it’s ironic that there are plenty of schools around the world, including the United States, where computer deployment remains low. Why technology is so important in schools?