Technology has become an integral element in our students’ educational journey. With the influx of diverse and multimedia instruction technology software and 1:1 programs, students have access to technology both in and out of school settings. Laptops, Chromebooks, iPads, and even cell phones are providing students with opportunities to access the internet for researching, communicating and social learning. Classroom teachers are embracing the technology as a means to provide immediate feedback, assess student understanding and interact with both parents and students.
In this edWebinar, school administrator Shannon Holden demonstrates all the ways teachers can utilize their smartphones in the classroom.
In this edWebinar, Gaia Bernstein and Jari Peters present a program that highlights the importance of developing a healthy online/offline balance and more.
This summer edWebinar will focus on personalizing one’s info-tainment universe. Expect a discussion of Pandora vs. Spotify vs. Soundcloud; TV and movie streaming; podcasts and news packaging; building playlists; photo editing; radio streaming; exercise programing, and more!
When technology integration is at its best, a student or a teacher does not stop to think that he or she is using a technology tool – it’s second nature. Students are more actively engaged in projects when technology tools are a seamless part of the learning process. “Cool Cat Teacher” Vicki Davis presented ways you can differentiate instruction in your K–12 classroom with technology.
Tablet carts are being rolled into classrooms across grade levels. In this webinar for the edWeb.net Mobile Learning Explorations community, presenters Doug Fisher, Nancy Frey, and Alex Gonzales, co-authors of Teaching with Tablets: How do I integrate tablets with effective instruction?, shared how to plan, deploy and integrate these exciting devices into your classrooms.
Webinar presenter Shannon Holden, Assistant Principal at Republic Middle School in MO, examined what pitfalls educators have experienced so far – and how to avoid them yourself!
With the prevalence of smartphone technology, educators can build application fluency in their own productivity and learning so that when the time comes, they will have the skill and expertise to help students and colleagues transition into mobile learning.
One of the biggest trends in education is the implementation of “Bring Your Own Device” (BYOD) programs in schools. While these initiatives can bring great benefits, they can also lead to trouble if not implemented properly.