Technology in education (general)
The second annual Digital Learning Day was on February 6, 2013. We compiled some useful resources on digital learning to help you celebrate the day with your class. The second annual Digital Learning Day (1) was on February 6, 2013. We compiled some useful resources on digital learning to help you celebrate the day with your class. Integrating Technology into Schools
"Teachers need to integrate technology seamlessly into the curriculum instead of viewing it as an add-on, an afterthought or an event." -- Heidi Hayes Jacobs, Educational Consultant, Curriculum Designers, Inc. Web 2.0 tools are online software programs that allow users to do a number of different things. They can be used to teach curriculum content, store data, create or edit video, edit photos, collaborate and so much more.
Published Online: February 12, 2013 By Paul Barnwell Premium article access courtesy of Education Week Teacher .
Over the past year, most of my time has been spent helping fellow teachers and school leaders to “think backwards.”
My students and I had an “a-ha” moment the other day, in terms of digital citizenship and how we really need to think before we post images to the Internet.
Flickr:David Ortez Sometimes teachers and administrators need a kick in the pants to see what they perceive as problems re-framed in a different way.
The role of the typical school district technology director has become obsolete. Speak with your average teacher in many school districts in the U.S., and you’ll find the technology department is better known for getting in the way than for serving the educational needs of both staff and students.
As technology rushes into schools at an ever-increasing pace, we are constantly bombarded by talk about whatever happens to be hot this week.
Every teacher who has attempted to integrate technology into the classroom knows that getting parents on board can sometimes be a challenge.
If you’re a teacher or administrator who has been to an educational conference or sat in on a product demo featuring the latest classroom innovation, you know that the intersection of schools and technology is littered with buzzwords. From mLearning to mobile apps to asynchronous instruction, the ed-tech landscape is equal parts high-gloss marketing and roll-up-your-sleeves instruction.
Google is usually one of the first places students turn to when tasked with an assignment.
So you’ve heard about this new cool, new App. Or, you want to incorporate this new technology tool to save you some time. But, the roadblocks for incorporating technology can sometimes appear too high.
As we enter the month of September and the doors swing open for most schools in the United States a new year of learning opportunities begins for all in education.
Today's kids have been dubbed the information generation, brought up with technology and the Internet.
Excerpt of Knapp Elementary's summer school calendar, July 2012 Image credit: Joe Mazza Back in May, our team at Knapp Elementary was busy planning our annual summer reading program. Some of us had just participated in a parent-teacher chat (1) via Twitter on maximizing opportunities to keep the learning going over the summer.