Alma provides complete SIS, Google Classroom integration

eSchool News

Alma expands partnership with Google, implementing new Coursework API to eliminate double data entry and streamline teacher workflow. Alma Technologies, Inc. has expanded its integration with Google Classroom to include the new Coursework API.

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Bloom’s Taxonomy and the implications it has for a digital classroom.

EdTech4Beginners

Technology or pedagogy? I would argue that technology is not the tool that makes children creative, instead it is a support. The learning is the priority when planning lessons; the technology is merely a dynamic aid. So can technology support higher order thinking?

Two Models for Leveling Up How You Integrate Technology and Teaching

EdNews Daily

A 2019 Common Sense survey found that only four out of every 10 teachers consider the professional development that they received on the use of technology in the classroom to be effective. We’ll provide an explanation and an example of each level of technology integration.

Migrating to Cloud-Based Online Tool Suites Is a No-Brainer for School Districts

The 21st Century Principal

Would your school district like to save money and cut down on technology-related and technology support costs? Here''s three good reasons to move to a cloud-based online tool suite from my perspective since our district moved to Google Apps well-over a year ago. Our district''s use of Google Docs has meant using the online tools to share things like meeting agendas, schedules, and address lists.

Touch-Typing: Rote vs Integrated Learning or Rote and Integrated Learning?

Ask a Tech Teacher

Take a class of thirty students, tell them they are going to learn how to type only by using it in searches on google and creating reports in Microsoft Office. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years.

The Writing Process that Utilizes Tech Integration

Tech Helpful

I can't help but wonder how does technology support that well-oiled process because well.that's what I do.wonder about technology. Why not allow students to plan using the Wave Rocketbook notebook that would back up to their Google drive?

Technology and Capstone Courses

Dr. Shannon Doak's Blog

In the Guide to Capstone Education from the National Capstone Consortium there are a series of questions posed about technology and the role it should, could or might possibly play in a capstone course. How will technology enhance the structure and requirements of the program?

6 Super Science Edtech Ideas: Using Technology to Level Up Science Classrooms

The CoolCatTeacher

Leah, today, we’re going to talk about how to use technology to make science more exciting and more effective. So, Leah, what’s your first idea for using technology to engage kids in science? Is technology a distraction? It might be typing up your notes in a Google Doc.

We Asked Teachers What They Want From Edtech. Here’s What They Said.

Edsurge

From IBM’s test scoring machines in the 1930s to the Speak & Spells of the 70s, innovators and educators have been trying to improve education with technology for decades. When districts invest in new instructional technology, many teachers find that at first their students are quiet and focused, clicking away on activities aligned to their instructional needs. It’s no wonder that only 58% of teachers are comfortable using technology in class.

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Why Is This In My Room?- Starting the Year With EdTech

CUE

Let’s think about a few ways in which we can better prepare ourselves for OWNING these technology tools in our classroom. Have you ever used another teacher’s classroom and were completely thrown off by the technology setup? Hey, how’s your year starting?

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We Asked Teachers What They Want From Edtech. Here’s What They Said.

eSpark

From IBM’s test scoring machines in the 1930s to the Speak & Spells of the 70s, innovators and educators have been trying to improve education with technology for decades. When districts invest in new instructional technology,f many teachers find that at first their students are quiet and focused, clicking away on activities aligned to their instructional needs. It’s no wonder that only 58% of teachers are comfortable using technology in class.

Connected Learning and 21st Century English Teacher Education

Educator Innovator

Much of the current rhetoric about technology and education relates to devices and software programs—what types schools should purchase, how much money districts should spend on them, how they should be integrated into classroom learning, and what return on investment they should produce.

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Global forces

Learning with 'e's

OK, so open source software, rival news channels and other fast food chains are now vying for supremacy and Facebook is mopping up many of the other social networks, but you get the idea. In this context, it is perhaps easier to understand how resistance to technological forces comes about.

8 Tips for the Care & Feeding of the Reluctant Tech User

The Daring Librarian

Teachers, staff, and admin will respond better when you show them one tip at a time instead of everything you might know about technology. jenniferlagarde 26 Aug Meet them where they are, provide lots of scaffolded support & love! MsMensing Patience, support & encouragement!