We have seen how technology is transforming and redefining classrooms all around the world, but the math classroom feels left out. There is a place for technology in our math classrooms. Let’s change our “calculation math” classrooms to a world of investigation, collaboration and problem solving.
Being a digital leader today is more important than ever. From effectively using technology, to keeping in touch with your school community, to creating innovative ways to engage with staff; the role of the digital leader is is a crucial one.
Making the digital transition in your classroom or school is not only a technical shift but a cultural one, too. Daily routines, activities, and exercises may require a new tool or strategy in your 21st century classroom. This edWeb.net webinar, held by The Digital Educator: Skills for Success community, covered best practices in “going digital.”
In this edWeb.net EdTech Innovators webinar, attendees learned how one principal is using technology to connect students and teachers. Delsia Malone, Principal of W.E. Striplin Elementary School in Gadsden, AL, discussed how she personally models technology use for both teachers and students, and why she made the decision to incorporate technology into all aspects of her school.
Flipagram is a relatively new app that enables users to make short videos about any subject by using selected Instagram photos. Almost all students are on Instagram, and this presentation covered how to use the app to help students learn.
In this webinar, Matt Akin, superintendent of the Piedmont City School district in Alabama, discussed the driving factors behind his technology strategy for the three-school district, including a focus on why technology is particularly important for rural communities.
Teaching in a digital age requires a whole new layer of knowledge and expertise. TPACK – Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge – is a framework that helps teachers evaluate how their knowledge domains intersect to create a complex, situated form of knowledge in order to effectively teach and engage students with technology.
Planning and deploying a 1:1 program for the second-largest school district in the country, serving 650,000 students, is an amazing feat. But it’s also not without challenges. LAUSD’s Rasheed Khan and Rick Hassler shared their Common Core Technology Project: the largest one-to-one mobile device rollout in the country.
Jen Townsend, an educational consultant, shared how she uses video with some time-saving tools to provide effective feedback, professional development, and much more to educators who want to maximize their practices to enhance learning for students with autism spectrum disorder and social learning differences.
Engaging students in their learning is more difficult than ever. With a flood of information available for children 24 hours a day, how do we make learning at school a compelling piece of their day? Students have opportunities to learn throughout television, technology, and their community in greater ways than any prior generation.