Good questions can be used equally well for instruction and assessment, often at the same time. Various technology options are available for the teacher, all the way from selection and formatting of questions to delivery through PowerPoint presentations, software for interactive whiteboards, teacher or school web pages, or any handheld device (smartphones and tablets).
One of the main ways to engage students in class projects is to let them pick a topic they’re passionate about!
Technology Resource Teacher Laura Briggs explored ideas and resources for incorporating STEM projects and hands-on activities into science and math while integrating mobile tools. Plans and implementation ideas were shared for organizing a school-wide STEM program, STEM nights, and STEM summer camps.
It is important for teachers to feel confident and competent when it comes to choosing and implementing the most appropriate technology tools for your early childhood classroom. Whether a technology enthusiast looking for new ideas and guidance about developmentally appropriate practices, or completely new to the idea of using technology with young children
Digital leadership is a strategic mindset and collection of behaviors that harnesses and leverages resources to create a meaningful, transparent, and engaging school culture.
For many educators, BYOD is an acronym that may sound vaguely familiar. As an educational idea in classrooms or libraries, it may lead to more questions than answers. BYOD is one of many strategies that districts are using to promote 21st Century Skills, foster collaboration and engage students at the point of instruction.
Nearly all K-12 schools are expanding their use of technology to support student learning, and many of them are implementing blended learning models. By definition, blended models include online learning opportunities that empower students with some control over the time, place, path, and pace of their learning.
As our nation’s demographics—and student population—change and technologies continue to revolutionize how teachers teach and how students learn, innovative schools are exploring ways to transform their curriculum and prepare students with 21st Century skills.
Are you looking for a new project for your Early Childhood class? Have you checked out the various Blogs, Lanky parties, Pinterest, Twitter, etc.? This month’s Prek-3 Digital Learning webinar presented by Christi Gonzalez focused on a variety of educational applications and websites that educators can use on their lessons.
The Nintendo Wii is the most prevalent gaming console in history, with more than 100 million consoles sold worldwide, and hundreds and thousands of hours in Wii gameplay.