teaching with tech

Taking Classroom Tech Use to the Next Level: Specific Traits to Look For

Taking Classroom Tech Use to the Next Level: Specific Traits to Look For

| September 10, 2014 | 12 Comments

Dissatisfied with existing frameworks used to judge the effectiveness of classroom tech a group of instructional coaches are trying to build their own tool with help from other educators.

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What Online Tools Work for Teaching Language Arts?

What Online Tools Work for Teaching Language Arts?

| January 3, 2013 | 16 Comments

Growing excitement around technology’s potential to transform the classroom has the education community chattering about laptops, tablets and smartphones.

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It’s Time: Create Smart Policies to Support Student Tech Use

It’s Time: Create Smart Policies to Support Student Tech Use

| December 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Technology has become a seamless part of students’ lives in and out of the classroom, and schools must find ways to integrate it. This is one of the conclusions in a report by the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE), which states that policymakers at the highest level need to understand the trend […]

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To Make Blended Learning Work, Teachers Try Different Tactics

To Make Blended Learning Work, Teachers Try Different Tactics

| November 2, 2012 | 32 Comments

By now, most would agree that technology has the potential to be a useful tool for learning. Many schools have invested in some form of technology, whether it’s in computer labs, tablets, or a laptop for every student, depending on their budget. But for many schools, finding a way to integrate the use of tech […]

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How Should Teaching Change in the Age of Siri?

How Should Teaching Change in the Age of Siri?

| November 1, 2012 | 17 Comments

By Marsha Ratzel “Siri, can you tell me what 2x+7 is?” You know the future is rushing towards us when students no longer ask the teacher if they can use a calculator, but instead ask if they can ask Siri. Siri shows a plot of the equation, what kind of geometric shape it is, and […]

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