Category Archives for classroom technology

Prepare: Technology’s Impact on Humanity

While Mark Zuckerberg testifies before the U.S. Congress about data theft and its impact on U.S. elections and Tesla founder Elon Musk has repeatedly talked about the dangers of Artificial Intelligence

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Technology: Use Google Forms to Get Focused

Google Forms is an app that is becoming increasingly popular among teachers for its ability to easily and quickly create rubrics, assignments, and assessments. It can also be used as classroom management

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How to Create the Perfect Classroom Website

 Website creation used to take time and skills that most teachers simply don’t have.  But now, with Google Sites and other online services such as Weebly, building a classroom website is quite

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Edmodo: It’s Facebook for Education

If you don’t know what Edmodo is, or haven’t used Edmodo in your classroom, the easiest way to think about it is Facebook for teachers. And even if the thought of using Facebook – either personally

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Should Teachers use Twitter?

Twitter has been around for a while, but the idea of tweeting as a viable communications forum seems to have really exploded in importance since the inauguration of the current president of the United

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The Elements of Digital Citizenship

Technology today is flying at a pace never seen before, so becoming a digital citizen is of paramount importance. Teaching students – and parents – how to use technology responsibly is becoming tough

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Gamification in Education

Anyone who has ever played a video game or a pinball machine understands the thrill or racking up the most points and gamification in the classroom is no different. And teachers are now leveraging the

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Makerspaces Promote Creativity

Makerspaces promote learning through tinkering and creating and are as unique and diverse as the learners themselves. A mixture of arts and crafts, science, and technology with creativity, innovation and

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Be a Certified Technology Teacher

Educators are increasingly seeking out opportunities to engage in instructor-guided educational technology courses in order to get certified. Technology in the classroom has become a vital instructional

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