5 Benefits of Technology in the Classroom

ViewSonic Education

There are many benefits of technology in the classroom, so we’ve picked five of the most significant for this handy list. Read on for the top 5 advantages to technology in the classroom or visit our education solutions page for more insights on EdTech.

Technology in the Classroom: The Complete Guide

ViewSonic Education

There has always been technology in the classroom, even if it hasn’t always been welcome. Take a brief look at the history of technology’s uneasy relationship with education. Then see some common modern additions to the classroom ranging from computers to smartphones.

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Classroom Tech Elevates Remote Learning

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here’s EdTech’s take on using classroom tech to elevate remote learning: Classroom tech investments elevate remote learning. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years. Classroom management remote learning

7 Reasons to Buy an LED Classroom Projector

ViewSonic Education

An LED classroom projector is arguably one of the most convenient ways for a teacher to display visual content. This new iteration brings a lot to the table thanks to operational ease, low maintenance, and technological advancements. Understanding Classroom Projectors .

Technology to Support and Empower Users With Disabilities

There is an increasing global focus on accessibility for students in school. When combined with a device management system such as Jamf Pro or Jamf School, the sky’s the limit. Learn how Apple and Jamf can support disabled users in your school.

10 ways to foster deeper learning in the classroom with technology

Hapara

When students are actively engaged in tasks that require them to use higher-level critical thinking skills and communication and collaboration activities, it helps promote deeper learning in the classroom and successfully prepares learners for college, career, and life. Flip the classroom.

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Technology Review: Classroom 2.0 Tutorial for Teaching Online

EdNews Daily

Classroom 2.0 The post Technology Review: Classroom 2.0 Digital Learning Featured professional development Technology Back to School Classroom 2.0 By Christy S. Martin, Ed.D.

Why Kindergartners Must Learn Technology

Ask a Tech Teacher

When I started teaching technology almost twenty years ago, I taught K-8, three classes in each grade every week. Even a decade ago, technology was an extra class in student schedules where now, it is a life skill. Kindergartners love technology.

6 Great Ways to Integrate Technology into the Classroom

EdNews Daily

By integrating technology into the classroom, you can actually find new resources for imparting lessons on your students, and boost engagement at the same time. Thanks to a global pandemic, educators relied more on technological tools in 2020 than ever before.

What Are CASEL Competencies and How Technology Can Help

ViewSonic Education

Good news is technology can help develop these skills, bringing faster and robust results. Keep reading to learn more about the CASEL 5 competencies and technology’s role in developing them or discover ViewSonic Education Solutions. . Empathy in the Classroom .

Keeping Students Safe and Productive on Devices

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, we’ll explore the full range of Jamf education products to protect students, including quick and easy tools for IT admins, powerful apps for teachers to ensure student safety anywhere, and parental engagement tools.

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. One of the most common criticisms of modern education revolves around the idea that there is already too much nonhuman influence in classrooms, particularly in grade-schools.

Technology is Here to Stay: Now What?

Ask a Tech Teacher

He has some interesting reflections on technology’s place in education: Remember the days of Oregon Trail on the old Apple IIe’s or students drawing pictures with Kid Pix. Much has changed since technology has made inroads into education, and much has not.

How technology can support diversity in the classroom

eSchool News

In this role, I’ve taken a fresh look at how I am helping to highlight the power of diversity in the classroom and build a more inclusive learning environment–particularly in the STEM fields–in which all learners can see themselves as they prepare for life beyond graduation.

Encourage Creativity in the Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

Our Ask a Tech Teacher crew has some interesting thoughts on mainstreaming this in your classroom: How to Encourage Creativity in the Classroom: Best Tips to Inspire Your Students. Up until a few years ago, 3D printing wasn’t an easily accessible technology. Classroom managemen

Transform Your Classroom with Apple

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

Apple empowers educators and students by design. In our webinar, we’ll explain how to make the best use of Apple devices in your classroom, and the tools and resources you need for success.

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. The proceeds can go towards getting computers, laptops, tablets, better wifi, a technology cart, or other digital tools. Ways to Get Technology for Your Classes from Shelly Terrell.

Use the SAMR Model to Spearhead Technology in Your Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

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. The problem was four-fold: students didn’t have the technology foundation to smoothly incorporate digital tools into projects. Even schools that made herculean efforts to train teachers in technology found themselves flailing.

12 Ways to Use Videos for Learning in the Classroom

ViewSonic Education

Using video for learning in the classroom has been around for decades, but with the growth of digital technology in recent years, the range of opportunities is now greater than ever before. As technology continues to develop, it is vital to keep educational processes up to date.

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7 Easy-to-do Ideas for Tech in the Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

If anyone thought technology wasn’t here to stay (I see a few hands up), the pandemic and remote teaching exploded that vision. Teaching from homes has shown many how ill-prepared we are to use even the most intuitive technology in the education field. Classroom management

Infographic: Build A Better Virtual Learning Experience

This infographic lays out the technical challenges that can impede teachers and students—and how they can be solved. Get the facts about the exploding market potential of virtual teaching, factors that can undermine the virtual classroom experience, and what app developers need to know to close the tech gap.

Technology and Digital Media in the Classroom: A Guide for Educators

Waterford

Technology has done more to change school curriculum and practices than nearly anything else—and in such a short amount of time! So, why and how should you use technology in your classroom? What Is the Proper Role of Technology in the Classroom?

10 Ways Any Teacher Can (and Should) Use Technology

Ask a Tech Teacher

Common Core tells us: New technologies have broadened and expanded the role that speaking and listening play in acquiring and sharing knowledge and have tightened their link to other forms of communication. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years.

The Future of Classroom Technology Tools

Education Elements

Predicting the future of classroom technology trends empowers teachers and school districts to stay at the forefront of “the next big thing” in education. ClassroomsWhen you have an idea of which trends are sure to increase in popularity and functionality in the upcoming years, you can make informed decisions about the tools you should invest in and the trends that are likely to lose momentum.

Digital Literacy in Busy Classrooms

Ask a Tech Teacher

Yes, teachers know students don’t have all of the skills they need for the technology required in education, but who has time to teach it? More about tech skills in the classroom. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years.

What are the Most Popular Classroom Technologies in 2020?

EdNews Daily

In today’s classrooms, keeping children focused on the content they are studying is a big challenge. Digital technology is the lens through which we are experiencing the world now. The site also offers awesome Science and Math games to make classroom studies innovatively engaging.

Earth Day Classroom Activities

Ask a Tech Teacher

It’s Time to Make Your Classroom Paper-free. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-12 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum.

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. The proceeds can go towards getting computers, laptops, tablets, better wifi, a technology cart, or other digital tools. Ways to Get Technology for Your Classes from Shelly Terrell.

How Upgraded Technology Supports Teachers in the Classroom

EdTech Magazine

As a sixth grade English language arts teacher at Aldine Independent School District in Texas, I use technology from bell to bell. While we need to return the laptops and peripherals when the school year ends, it’s been great having this new technology to use with my class.

How to Clean Up Google Classroom for the Summer

Ask a Tech Teacher

If you use Google Classroom, here’s a list, created by Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Scott Winstead: How to Clean Up Google Classroom for the Summer. For many, this means cleaning out classrooms and organizing materials for the next year.

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Support Pedagogy in the Classroom with Educational Technology

EdTech Magazine

After adjusting to using computers in their lessons daily during the pandemic, some educators have begun to view teaching-related tech in a different light, says Jennifer Hall, educational technology specialist for Atlanta Public Schools.

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Creating Conditions for Powerful Technology Use

Digital Promise

Instructional technology is a critical component of teaching and learning in today’s world. Technology, when aligned to research-based practices, supports teachers in delivering instruction that is adapted to meet the needs of all students.

7 Ways To Use Technology For Exam Prep

Ask a Tech Teacher

And when it comes to exam prep, there’s no reason you can’t use technology to make the process more engaging for your students. One way to use technology to assist our students in their exam prep is to integrate interactive quiz modules into our course content.

Technology and Teaching: A Conversation with Teachers

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here is Part 2 of his discussion on technology’s place in education: Part II Technology is Here to Stay: A Conversation with Teachers. In my previous post, I wrote about the permanency of technology in the instructional setting for educators.

10 Technology Tools To Engage Students In The Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

One of the best ways to engage all students in your classroom is to give students an easy (and even anonymous) way to ask questions. The post 10 Technology Tools To Engage Students In The Classroom appeared first on TeachThought.

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10 Google Classroom time savers for teachers

Ditch That Textbook

Google Classroom can already make us more efficient, but these tips can save you even more time and effort. If you and your students are using Google Apps in the classroom, Google Classroom can save you tons of time and effort.

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Is Your Classroom a Psychologically Safe Space?

Catlin Tucker

The fundamental shift in control from teacher to learner demands that classrooms be spaces where students feel comfortable sharing their ideas, taking risks, and making mistakes. These benefits are valuable in the context of the classroom as well. #1

How to choose technology for online classrooms

Linways Technologies

Check out our previously blog about choosing the right technology for classrooms. This blog post will help you assess and analyze the edtech tool/platform that you currently use or the one you’re prepared to use for managing online classrooms.

Pedagogy first, technology second – the key to successful hybrid classes

Neo LMS

In today’s heavily technologized world, pedagogy and technology go hand in hand. The Covid-19 pandemic has urged educators worldwide to embrace technology as many of their classes shifted to a fully remote or hybrid environment. The need to swiftly incorporate technology in the classroom might have partially overshadowed another essential aspect of teaching — pedagogy, especially among less tech-savvy teachers who needed more time for this.

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Mindfulness–its place in the classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

They offer lots of videos from the classroom, showing teachers at work, but also well thought out discussions on topics that impact education. Either way, let’s drive into what it means to be mindful, including ways to use mindfulness in your classroom (in the midst of chaos).