Facebook
Edutopia on Facebook
Twitter
Edutopia on Twitter
Google+
Edutopia on Google+
Pinterest
Edutopia on Pinterest Follow Me on Pinterest
WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

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.

The Flipped Class: Which Tech Tools Are Right For You?

Flipped-Learning Toolkit: Let's Talk Tech

Four content-creation tool categories -- screencasting, tablets, document cameras, and video cameras -- will help your students take flipped learning outside of the classroom.

What Edtech Can You Trust?

Education needs reliable standards for validating edtech product claims. In addition to Edutopia, Judy Willis suggests Consumer Reports, Graphite, the British Education Index, and WhatWorksClearinghouse.

Building Your EdTech Ecosystem

A learning environment is a delicate balance of mutable elements, requiring a nurturing teacher and ongoing evaluation of information handling, content creation, and results.

Our Tools Shape Us

The educational tools that we choose often shape how we educate our students, so let's choose them wisely with one eye on the future.

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.

Browse

blog

Four Tips for Finding the Right Resources

If you're looking for resources for yourself or others, use Google and your personal learning network to help you find just about anything.

14 122 5,698 views
blog

Building Your Own Textbook

Blogger Audrey Watters looks at the digital possibilities for customizing and updating texts -- at a fraction of what the hard copy would cost.

15 396 14,300 views
blog

Embracing Continuous Improvement with EdTech

Blogger Mary Beth Hertz suggests that, instead of feeling intimidated by those teachers who do everything better, we should learn from them.

5 148 4,243 views
blog

Top 10 Benefits of Using Free Software

Open source enthusiast Shahzad Saeed makes a strong case for the educational benefits of software that isn't bundled with a corporate agenda.

74 5,456 views
blog

As the Ed-Tech Market Grows, What Voice Do Educators Have?

Educators are informing edtech decisions now more than ever, not just as consumers, but as creators and makers.

5 105 2,303 views
blog

Twelve Ideas for Teaching with QR Codes

Blogger and PBL specialist Andrew Miller offers an array of creative suggestions for using Quick Response codes in the classroom. (Updated 01/2014)

13 1,008 70,580 views
blog

Greetings from India: PBL Gaining a Foothold

Blogger Suzie Boss reports from India how project-based learning has taken hold at Alwar Public School.

5 23 1,576 views

Pages

blog

Guest Blog: Use Technology, Collaboration, and Creativity to Inspire Students for Poetry Month

Guest blogger Gail Desler offers some creative ideas and resources to bring poetry to life for National Poetry Month.

16 67 6,911 views
article

Disabled Bodies, Able Minds: Giving Voice, Movement, and Independence to the Physically Challenged

From voice-activated software to customized laptops, assistive technology is changing the way disabled students communicate, learn, and play.

36 13 6,911 views
blog

The Power of Digital Story

Teachers can use their students' world of digital media to nurture the listening, sharing, and persuasion that have long been part of oral and written storytelling.

3 4,777 6,790 views
blog

Chrome Smashing: Creating the Inconceivable

Edutopia blogger Beth Holland talks about stretching the Chromebooks platform and breaking out of the box to help students unleash their creativity with a different approach to the tools they were already using.

2 776 6,790 views
blog

Common Core in Action: Manipulating Shapes in the Elementary Math Classroom

An iPad app helps first and second graders create and identify geometric shapes while developing higher-order thinking skills required by the Common Core math standards.

2 443 6,668 views
blog

How My School Is Transitioning to Digital Textbooks: Organizing (Step 1 of 5)

Andrew Marcinek shares lessons from his experiences as a high school he works with moves to digital textbooks.

7 160 6,668 views
blog

Technology in the Elementary Classroom

Edutopia's new Tech Integration: Elementary School blogger Mary Beth Hertz introduces herself.

19 29 6,668 views

Pages