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Well-integrated use of technology resources by thoroughly trained teachers makes twenty-first-century learning possible. Technology integration is the use of technology resources -- computers, mobile devices like smartphones and tablets, digital cameras, social media platforms and networks, software applications, the Internet, etc. -- in daily classroom practices, and in the management of a school. Successful technology integration is achieved when the use of technology is: Routine and transparent Accessible and readily available for the task at hand Supporting the curricular goals, and helping the students to effectively reach their goals
As technology becomes more entwined with curriculum and instruction, school districts are looking to each other for models that work. For their technology and learning initiatives, three school districts were recognized as first-place winners in their respective student population categories in the 2012 Digital School Districts Survey from the Center for Digital Education. Keep reading to find out their major strategies for integrating technology into the curriculum in a meaningful way. 1.
You can't throw an angry bird these days without hitting someone talking about video games in education. The interwebs are buzzing about the possibilities and potential downsides. With the ninth annual Games for Change conference (1) in New York and the eighth annual Games+Learning+Society (GLS) conference (2) back-to-back in just a few weeks, now is a perfect time to check out some videos about games for learning. Video Playlist: Video Games for Learning Keep watching the player below to see the entire playlist, or view this playlist on YouTube (3) .
Words, images, sound. All teach me, all sway me into new worlds, where each syllable creates new shades of meaning. Images breathe through my skin, calling me into dimensions where all is possible. I tread into these worlds with delight, playing with colours, shapes and sounds.
So you want to look at creating a class blog? Do you have an idea about what to do with a blog, but perhaps not sure where to start? Or perhaps you want to start a blog but are not sure how to make it sustainable with your class?