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The Case for Quiet Kids: Helping Introverts Get Heard in the Classroom

Edsurge

or my mother’s personal favorite: “She simply needs to stop talking.” He took the time to talk with my son and get to know him personally, despite the fact he was quiet. So why am I sharing this personal story? For those comfortable experimenting with tech, try the Ask a Question feature in Google Classroom, Poll Everywhere , Google Forms, or Answer Garden. Education Technology Personalized Learning Learning Strategies

Testing Giving You The Blues? Get Creative with EdTech Formative Assessments

MSEDTechie

I remember being that shy little girl in my elementary class who would sometimes know the answer, or had a question, but didn’t feel comfortable speaking out. There are so many ways that kids can creatively show you their learning in a timely and efficient manner, and ways teachers can conduct assessments that take away the testing anxiety that plagues so many kids. Provide and adapt digital tools for assessment that make sense and are appropriate for a particular learning style.

Distraction 2 Reaction: BYOT (BYOD) Success!

EdTechSandyK

Notes from TCEA 2012 Presentation by Eanes ISD Tech Group and Carl Hooker, Director of Instructional Technology, Eanes ISD Presentation posted at: edtech.eanesisd.net/tcea Research Behind BYOT 2011 Horizon Report K12 Edition - Published every year. Publicizes key trends and challenges and predictions for adoption educational technology. Support of the technologies we use are becoming more cloud based than server based. Educational Uses of BYOT Poll Everywhere - Free.

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