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10 of the Most Engaging Uses of Instructional Technology (with Dozens of Resources and Tools)

10 of the Most Engaging Uses of Instructional Technology (with Dozens of Resources and Tools)
Are you looking for ways to integration technology in your lesson plans and courses that provide for an engaging experience for you and your students? Fans of instructional technology know that it can be fun and inviting, and engaged students are far more likely to be learning. I believe that if you can get students involved and motivated effectively enough, you can improve their learning habits over the long term. With that in mind, here are 10 highly engaging uses of technology in the classroom, along with dozens of tools and resources for implementation. Most of these involve free web based tools, so that's an added bonus! Interactive Collaboration The 2014 Gates Foundation report, Teachers Know Best: What Educators Want from Digital Instructional Tools, indicates that teachers want tools “supporting student collaboration and providing interactive experiences”. Gathering Feedback Embedding Questions in Videos Today’s students consume video like drinking water. Active Learning

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The Casal Operating System: My students do my tweeting... Recently, I decided to create a Twitter account for my classroom (the computer lab @PS10Tech). I was inspired to do this by Ms. Glembocki, a 2nd grade teacher here at PS 10. 7 smart ways to use technology in classrooms istock Elementary school teacher Kayla Delzer’s students tweet, post on Instagram and watch YouTube in class. Here’s why she thinks all kids should do the same. 27 Meaningful (and Fun) Ways to Use Technology for Teaching and Learning - Flipped Learning Network Hub --Originally published at Emerging Education Technologies » FLN Hub Syndicated Posts A Cavalcade of Inspiring Ideas for Kicking up Learning and Enhancing Engagement in Your Classroom! There are enough ideas, resources, and (mostly) free tools here to keep you exploring and learning all year long. Have at it! 1. Get Your Students Creating

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