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Gadgets. Kathy Schrock's iPads4teaching - iPads for Teaching. Teaching-with-Technology - Using Audio-Visual in education. This page provides links and ideas for ways to use, create and watch audio visual presentations in the classroom.

Teaching-with-Technology - Using Audio-Visual in education

It includes ideas for audio, video for the classroom and video for professional development and using images. Or you can mash audio, video and images all together by using these tools. Another challenge for teachers is to discourage students from using copyrighted music for the creation of soundtracks for videos and digital stories. Here are some links to a range of sites where students can freely use music to add to their creations. Audio: What is a Podcast? ITunes, a free download for both Apple or Windows computers check out more about what ITunes can do hereIPod in Education: is a useful site for teachers who are using IPods in K-12education. Create, find and share podcasts to the world.

PodBean is a podcatcher, podcast creator and a podcast searcher. Integrating Tech: More Than Just Having Computers. Technology has become part of the educational process, but too often it is separate and not integrated into the learning experience.Today, Education World offers easy and painless ways to integrate technology into your daily routine.

Integrating Tech: More Than Just Having Computers

Included: Nineteen activities and nearly 50 Web sites. Integrating technology into the curriculum is a priority -- if not a mandate -- in most schools today. Most educational technology experts agree, however, that technology should be integrated, not as a separate subject or as a once-in-a-while project, but as a tool to promote and extend student learning on a daily basis. The challenge, of course, is in finding ways to use technology -- and to help students use it -- that don't take time away from core subjects.

For many teachers, a lack of personal experience with technology presents an additional challenge. How Teachers Can Use a Smart Board in the Classroom. Learning how to use a Smart Board in the classroom does not have to be difficult, as long as teachers understand that good teaching is still the most important thing in the classroom.

How Teachers Can Use a Smart Board in the Classroom

Smart Boards have been making their way into classrooms since 1991, and have proven themselves as effective teaching tools. As with all technology, however, there are certain challenges for teachers attempting to adopt Smart Boards. Here are a few tips: Just a tool Smart Boards can be a bit overwhelming at times with all their options including access to the Internet, which is filled with even more options. Just as they did before the advent of the Smart Board, teachers must determine what their classes need to learn, and how best to teach that information. Also, teachers do not have to reinvent the wheel.

8 Engaging Ways to use Technology in the Classroom to Create Lessons That Aren’t Boring. 7 Fun Ways to Use Technology in the classroom to enrich learning. How to Integrate Technology. When technology integration in the classroom is seamless and thoughtful, students not only become more engaged, they begin to take more control over their own learning, too.

How to Integrate Technology

Effective tech integration changes classroom dynamics, encouraging student-centered project-based learning. 12 Easy Ways to Use Technology in the Classroom, Even for Technophobic Teachers. Everyone wants teachers to use technology in the classroom.

12 Easy Ways to Use Technology in the Classroom, Even for Technophobic Teachers

But you're busy -- meeting standards, prepping students for tests -- and maybe you’re not too fond of computers, anyway. 4 Steps for Using Educational Videos in the Classroom – Whooo's Reading Blog. By Wendy Papkoff We know from a recent Cisco report that 80 percent of Internet traffic will be video in 2019.

4 Steps for Using Educational Videos in the Classroom – Whooo's Reading Blog

To put this into perspective, the report sights, “It would take an individual more than 5 million years to watch the amount of video that will cross the Internet each month in 2019.” As video becomes a growing part of our everyday lives, it’s natural to see it being used in the classroom now more than ever. According to the 2014 Project Tomorrow Report Findings, entitled Flipped learning continues to trend for a third year, when school technology leaders were asked about popular approaches to digital learning that had positive results in their schools 84% selected “digital content (includes videos, simulations, and animations).” And two-thirds selected “digital media tools for student content creation.” What’s more, using this digital content benefits teachers and students alike. Many of these steps could be applied to the use of a projector or smartboard in the classroom as well.