Debunked: 5 myths about classroom technology
MAY 8, 2017
For decades, schools have been scaling up the technology incorporated into the classroom, from small computer labs designed to teach basic computer skills to student-assigned tablets for more complex, daily assignments (and occasional play). Next page: Classroom technology myths 3-5).
10 add-ons to Google Classroom you MUST try
Ditch That Textbook
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
The basic functions of Google Drive and Google Classroom are only the starting point for the innovative and creative uses one can use in the classroom. Ed Tech add-ons coding edtech educational technology g suite for education gafe google apps for education google classroom gsuiteedu
Learning First, Technology Second #motivationmonday
MAY 22, 2017
Today Liz Kolb @lkolb talks about how we can put learning first and a very important reason technology should be second. In today’s show, Liz Kolb talks about the role of learning and technology: What is the role of technology in learning. When technology is a distraction.
11 Technology Tools for the Reading Classroom
Class Tech Tips
MARCH 4, 2017
It was so much fun meeting new teachers and sharing plenty of my favorites technology tools for reading. … The post 11 Technology Tools for the Reading Classroom appeared first on Class Tech Tips.
Classroom Technologies Haven’t Reached Their Potential
MAY 10, 2016
By Meg Conlan A new survey finds that many teachers aren’t yet experiencing the full benefit of technology. Classroom Curriculum Management
Curriculum Changes Key in Utilizing Classroom Technology
AUGUST 25, 2016
Classroom Curriculum Hardware NotebooksBy Meghan Bogardus Cortez Technologist and mathematician Conrad Wolfram talks about best practices for tech use in K–12 education.
Learning Technologies and Creativity in the Classroom
OCTOBER 5, 2015
If newer technologies can foster creativity in students then educators must seriously think about how they can incorporate them into their classroom teaching strategies. Creativity and the classroom. The Power of Creativity in the Classroom.
The Secret to Effective Technology Integration in Schools
NOVEMBER 9, 2016
Powerful Learning First, Technology Second From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Powerful learning first technology second. What does this mean in the classroom? I’m using Bloomz in my classroom.
Why Technology in Classrooms Doesn’t Always Boost Education Results
SEPTEMBER 25, 2015
Technology Research and News A recent Wall Street Journal Article is attracting attention. Technology in classrooms means little. ” The Wall Street Journal, “Technology in Classrooms Doesn’t Always Boost Education Results, OECD Says”. Technology in the Closet.
A Brief History of the Evolution of Classroom Technology [#Infographic]
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
By EdTech Staff An infographic dives into the technologies, from 1860 to the modern day, that have helped shape the classroom experience. Classroom Curriculum Digital Content Hardware Internet Social Media
20 Google Apps activities for classroom innovation
Ditch That Textbook
AUGUST 31, 2015
Google Apps for Education has made new ideas and activities possible in classrooms all over the world. Ed Tech creative teaching edtech educational technology gafe google apps for education google classroom
6 Pillars to Successfully Integrate Technology In Your 1:1 Classroom
JANUARY 5, 2016
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) conducted a study on the correlation between test performance and technology usage in the classroom. Here are the six domains for success, each accompanied by a tip to aid you in applying each to your own classroom: 1.
Classroom Technology: What’s New For 2017?
JANUARY 16, 2017
Cutting edge teachers will want to ensure that they're up to date on all the latest innovations so their students learn with the best technology of 2017. The post Classroom Technology: What’s New For 2017? Articles Featured For Students Trends classroom technology edtech featured online tools student engagement technology
The Pros and Cons of Technology in the Classroom
APRIL 26, 2016
Using technology in the classroom is one of those issues that makes it easy to be a fence sitter. It’s difficult to be 100% for the use of educational technology all of the time, when there are so many convincing arguments against it. Most teachers find a happy medium with technology—it’s useful in some situations, […]. The post The Pros and Cons of Technology in the Classroom appeared first on Edudemic.
10 Google Classroom time savers for teachers
Ditch That Textbook
OCTOBER 31, 2016
If you and your students are using Google Apps in the classroom, Google Classroom can save you tons of time and effort. Ed Tech edtech educational technology efficiency gafe Google Apps google classroom time managementIt helps you assign, collect, grade and return work seamlessly. But, like anything else, there are tricks that can help you do the same work in less time. They make you more efficient [.].
14 ways to create great classroom video with Screencastify
Ditch That Textbook
SEPTEMBER 22, 2016
Ed Tech edtech educational technology flipped classroom screencasts video creation video projects webcamNot too long ago, video creation required bulky, awkward video cameras with big, plastic VCR tapes. Playback required a TV, a VCR and a hope that everything worked nicely together.
Technology in Education: How Chromebooks and Google Classroom Change the Learning Process
FEBRUARY 2, 2017
Classroom Digital Content Hardware Notebooks Personalized LearningBy Meghan Bogardus Cortez It’s a new year and time for new tech to take learning to the next level.
Is Technology Being Integrated Effectively?
A Principal's Reflections
FEBRUARY 12, 2017
In many cases, there seems to be a tendency to water down expectations when it comes to integrating technology. There was an emphasis on describing in detail what effective use of technology meant to them. My issue is how this tool, and many others, are utilized in the classroom.
Use the SAMR Model to Spearhead Technology in Your Classroom
Ask a Tech Teacher
MAY 25, 2016
This is a question I get often from teachers: Technology is always an extra layer of work in my classroom. When I first addressed this issue fifteen years ago, it was all about replacing traditional classroom tools with one on a computer.
A More Holistic Approach To Technology Planning
AUGUST 3, 2015
When I was a Director of Instructional Technology I was deeply involved in the technology planning process from one end to the other. We have to look at the type of technology we are integrating and decided what outcomes do we want to see?
Few teachers give schools an ‘A’ for classroom technology
MAY 9, 2016
New survey reveals less than one-fifth of teachers give their school top marks for incorporating technology into the classroom. Overall, 70 percent of surveyed teachers said they believe technology enriches the classroom experience.
Digital Differentiation with Google Classroom
Shake Up Learning
JANUARY 24, 2017
The post Digital Differentiation with Google Classroom appeared first on Shake Up Learning. How to Differentiate Assignments in Google Classroom. I am often asked about differentiation strategies that will work in the Google Classroom application.
Should Pedagogy Always Drive Technology?
AUGUST 24, 2016
By Matt Renwick An elementary school principal argues for the importance of letting technology shape education. Classroom Collaboration Curriculum Digital Content
Infographic: How lower-income parents view classroom technology
APRIL 28, 2017
[ Editor’s Note : Read “ Infographic: The edtech challenges faced by immigrant students” here and read “ Infographic: Why mobile technology is hurting some students” here.]. Next page: Do parents know details about their children’s technology use?).
10 Easy Ways to Integrate Technology in Your Classroom
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
FEBRUARY 17, 2017
February , 2017 Using technology in class should always be motivated by a real need to optimize students' learning and to enhance your teaching. my freebies technology integration tipsEvery time you want to digitize a teaching task ask.read more.
Evaluating Technology? Here's What To Look For.
JUNE 3, 2015
In my former life as a Director of Instructional Technology I worked with school leaders to make the best choices when it came to technology. I began looking at technology after the purchase. Who is using the technology? How much variety with the technology is there?
Technology Will Not Redefine Schools
The Principal of Change
DECEMBER 28, 2016
– Technologies That Will Define the Classroom of the Future https://t.co/XnFCPlER4r. – Technologies That Will Define the Classroom of the Future https://t.co/XnFCPlER4r. Today I tweeted this article: Thoughts?
3 Ways Assistive Technology is Helping Students with Dyslexia
SEPTEMBER 8, 2016
Dyslexia is Less of a Challenge Than it Once was Thanks to These Technological Advances It’s a number that tends to jumps out at you: one in every five students has dyslexia.
If I Could Get 1 Piece of Technology for My Classroom, It Would Be.
SEPTEMBER 5, 2013
a review of the Acer and Samsung Chromebook - Imagine being able to open up a world beyond your classroom walls without breaking the bank. An Elementary Teacher''s Opinion Staples recently contacted me to see if I''d be interested in reviewing a few pieces of technology.
Tech In the Classroom Can’t End With the Technology
MARCH 15, 2016
By Eric Patnoudes Without quality professional development, technology will have little to no impact on learning. Classroom Curriculum Management Professional Development
10 Things Google Classroom Makes Easier
JANUARY 27, 2016
Every Classroom Matters episode 208 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Google Classroom makes sharing Google Docs, Presentations, and Spreadsheets easier. Essential Questions:10 More Things You Can Do Easier in Google Classroom.
Blended Learning – How to Make it Work in the Classroom.
MAY 8, 2017
In spite of the fact that online education has been massively developing over the last decade, we cannot deny the fact that the majority of teaching still takes place in a traditional classroom. To create a “good blend” to simply add computers to the classroom is not enough.
250+ Google Classroom Tips, Tutorials and Resources
Shake Up Learning
JANUARY 27, 2017
The post 250+ Google Classroom Tips, Tutorials and Resources appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The Best Google Classroom Resources for Teachers. So whether you are new to Google Classroom, or ready to take your skills to the next level, there is something in here for you.
5 Ways to Boost Technological Literacy In Classroom
JULY 2, 2016
As such, boosting technological competency in classroom is my priority this year. No matter, whether you teach Math or languages, technological era demands proper involvement of gadgets. Below I’ll share my ideas on how to ensure a techno-literate classroom: 1.
How augmented reality enhances the classroom — even without technology
AUGUST 1, 2016
The game was a hit generally, but clever educators found it a boon to their classrooms. Next page: What AR should look like in the classroom. Several years ago, I made one of those foolish Dad choices.
10 tips to use Google Classroom effectively and efficiently
Ditch That Textbook
MARCH 3, 2016
Google Classroom streamlines the management of student work — announcing, assigning, collecting, grading, giving feedback and returning. Google Classroom does make working with student work more efficient — but only if you understand how [.].
5 technologies to avoid in the classroom-and what to use instead
APRIL 7, 2017
And, not wanting to simply talk technology trash without offering some useful information, the editors then came up with the technology options that may be better suited for the intended classroom task. 5 Technologies to Avoid in the Classroom.