A Timely Introduction to Using More Technology in the Classroom
The more students and teachers learn about using technology in the classroom, the more they will enjoy this expanding new world of ideas and possibilities. These articles and lesson plans are designed to introduce and augment teachers' use of technology. An interesting related collection of articles about integrating technology into school life is A Guide to Digital Storytelling. Further information on a continuing basis can be found on the Tech Tutors blog .
Gayle Berthiaume, first grade teacher from Becker, MN, shares 100 ideas for using digital cameras in the classroom.
Browse this list of programs to decide which digital tools are the best fit for your students and their storytelling goals
Pointers for teaching a child electronic publishing. Recommends using the help of a buddy or a senior citizen volunteer.
Easy-to-use online sites and application let students work collaboratively on projects across the curriculum.
Students demonstrate what they've learned by creating final products using online tools. New and first year teachers can see some examples of these products from our tech tutors'classrooms.
Students are taught to take digital photos. This lesson covers how to hold a camera safely, how to look though a viewfinder or use an LCD screen, and how to manipulate photos with iphoto software.