Technology Education Articles for Teachers
How Did You Get There?
Children today are often more technically competent than the adults around them. Kids can find the most obscure setting on an iPad or lock their parents out of their cell phones faster than mom or dad can undo the damage. As educators, we cannot simply avoid technology to save ourselves the compl...
Implementing and Using Twitter with Students #SafetyFirst
Twitter, like any other form of social media, requires time to set up and implement safely. When using it at school, I ask myself the following questions: How can I ensure the safety of my students when they are using Twitter? If I would like to create individual accounts, what are some questions...
#edchat, #blendchat, #flipclass, #BYOD, why do should I know what these hashtags mean? Why should I follow them? Because as it turns out, they are a powerful medium teachers can use in their classrooms and to grow professionally. These days, it's all about being a connected educator. What is ...
Tests and Technology: The Tools Your Students Will Need
How well can my students use a computer? This is becoming one of the primary questions teachers are asking themselves. As the years roll on and education evolves, the worry about the legibility of students’ handwriting on tests has decreased dramatically. Now, as teachers, our concern is shifting...
How to Celebrate Digital Learning Day
As February 6th approaches, thousands of teachers across the country are readying to celebrate Digital Learning Day. The event, which grew from an initiative to promote the integration of technology to support learning, is the culmination of a year-long campaign championed by the Alliance for Exc...
Use iPads to Enhance Your Classroom
Your class has an iPad, or more if you're lucky, and you’re wondering how you can use it to enhance your classroom program. More likely, you are faced with so many possibilities you don’t know where to begin. Here is a whole crop of great apps to get you started. Before I begin though, I need ...
Integrating Technology in Your Classroom
Though I have never had to experience being a teacher without a classroom, I have joked that it wouldn’t be a problem for me to float. I love to take my class outside whenever the opportunity arises. Second to going outside, I also like to go to the computer lab. I know that there are classrooms ...
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