Category Archives for classroom technology

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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Top Tech Tools Teachers Must Understand Today

It’s a world of tech tools like smartphones, tablets, laptops, desktops and notebooks, Clouds, collaboration, social networks, ePublishing, eBooks and blended learning. And teachers now, more than ever,

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