Best of Blogs: Teaching With Technology
- Grades: PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5, 6–8, 9–12
Continuing our summer theme of the Best of Blogs, this week we have mined our vast store of posts on integrating technology into your routine to present some of the finest posts covering a broad range of devices and applications. And these posts represent only the tip of the resources to which we had to limit ourselves!
May 15, 2012
The first step is to shift your thinking from a tools-first approach to a learning-first approach. Then follow these easy steps for seamlessly integrating technology into your classroom.
April 30, 2012
Now that you have a classroom of students using e-readers, here's help in setting up a system to keep track of which device is where and what needs charging when.
April 20, 2012
Put away your pen and paper and create compelling quizzes that allow you to assess student achievement. Here is step-by-step help in using the free student response system app, Socrative.
April 12, 2012
From a file sharing system that allows you to eliminate hauling your computer with you to an organizational tool that synchronizes all your notes and memos, these tech tools have you covered in and out of the classroom.
April 17, 2012
All in one spot, this collection of teacher tried-and-true FREE apps, such as fotobabble and puppet pals, will engage students with literacy activities as well as a variety of cross-curricular projects such as Building Titanic and Science 360. Get them all!
March 5, 2012
Videos make for great teaching tools. Teachers know that, but accessing those videos within the classroom can sometimes prove to be an exercise in frustration. The frustration ends here! Get great tips for unlocking videos at school.
January 20, 2012
Kindergarteners are too young to use sophisticated 21st century tools is so last century thinking. Get great ideas that reel young students in with your iPod, computer, interactive whiteboard and more.
November 9, 2011
Here are four typical and widespread problems encountered when using computers in the classroom (as in multiple machines, multiple tech problems), and, happily, four painless and effective solutions.
March 20, 2013
Find out what happens when 7th grade students in a Kansas middle school combine social studies with social media.