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Classroom Technology

Join the conversation about edtech, and find info about technology tools that can help address specific teaching and learning goals in the classroom.

Technology and Teaching: Finding a Balance

Andrew Marcinek suggests a thoughtful course correction for teachers who are integrating technology and offers three classroom technology suggestions to compliment or enhance what students are learning.

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Small, Safe Steps for Introducing Games to the Classroom

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Using Scannable Technology to Reach Parents Year Round

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All Fun & Games? Understanding Learner Outcomes Through Educational Games

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All Fun & Games? Understanding Learner Outcomes Through Educational Games

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LACMA's Art + Film Institute and teacher's classroom experience

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Using Scannable Technology to Reach Parents Year Round

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How to Create Social Media Guidelines for Your School

Get the seven steps (and a roundup of valuable resources) you need to help bring social media in your classroom.

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College Readiness Checklist for Parents

Jeff Livingston of McGraw-Hill Education provides an up to date checklist for graduating high school seniors who want to be truly ready for college next fall.

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David Thornburg on the Evolving Classroom (Big Thinkers Series)
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David Thornburg on the Evolving Classroom (Big Thinkers Series)

The noted educational futurist describes his "holodeck" classroom -- an environment that supports project-based learning -- and makes the case for why the role of the teacher must change from lecturer to exploration guide.

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Year-End Tech Reflections

Blogger Nick Provenzano encourages us to review which tech tools we used during the school year, how effective they were, and whether we should use them again.

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Use Project-Based Learning to Meet the National Educational Technology Standards

Blogger Andrew Miller offers five inspiring takeaways about how the National Educational Technology Standards can support a PBL-friendly classroom environment.

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Six Examples of iPad Integration in the 1:1 Classroom

Through six examples of 1:1 classrooms in action, blogger Andy Marcinek shows how teaching with the iPad can heighten students' understanding and unlock their creativity.

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A (Very) Short Guide to Purchasing New Technology

English teacher Nicholas Provenzano shares two basic questions to help guide technology purchases.

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Three Ideas for 21st-Century Global Curriculum

Blogger Terry Heick asks what it means to globalize education and then describes what a global curriculum might look like and how it might work.

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School-Wide Twitter Chats

New Zealand schools explore the learning potential of social media with weekly education-based Twitter chats for students.

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Teacher Reviews New Student Participation App

Blogger Matt Hurst describes GoSoapBox, a fun web app that offers unique new ways to boost in-class participation.

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Hula to High Tech: Hawaiian Students Re-Create History
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Hula to High Tech: Hawaiian Students Re-Create History

A Honolulu elementary school uses technology to illuminate an ancient heritage.

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5 Epiphanies on Learning in a 1:1 iPad Classroom

Inspiration and best practices merge into fun, effective learning as one teacher describes what she and her students discovered during their school's first 1:1 year with iPads.

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Transitioning to Open Educational Resources

Edutopia blogger Andrew Marcinek explains why and how Burlington Public Schools are transitioning to Open Educational Resources, and offers four OER options to get started.

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1:1 Laptop Programs: Shifting the Way Students Learn

Guest blogger Chris Ludwig shares his experience with 1:1 laptop programs. #edchat.

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