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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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My Inner Conflict with B.Y.O.D

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Five-Minute Film Festival: The Basics of Blended Learning

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6 Must Know Keyboarding Exercises for Beginners

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The Right Tech Tool at the Right Time

Teacher/tech blogger Nicholas Provenzano retools his strategy for the less tech-savvy.

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How Teachers Collaborate Online and in School
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How Teachers Collaborate Online and in School

The Vail School District in southern Arizona developed a wiki for teachers to share lesson plans and resources. Today, the wiki is a smash hit, and textbooks are a thing of the past.

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Ten Ways to Remember Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs' innovation, creativity, curiosity, passion, and a dedication to learning can be an inspiration to all of us.

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Reflecting on One-to-One Programs

Factors for success include shared understanding across stakeholders, and policies in place in case things go wrong.

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K-5 iPad Apps for Evaluating (Bloom's Revised Taxonomy, Part 5)

An elementary library media specialist reviews apps along the revised Bloom's taxonomy. Apps for evaluating Evaluation are reviewed in this fifth post of a six-part series.

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Texting in the Classroom: Not Just a Distraction

New tools have been released recently that demonstrate that texting can, in fact, be used for educational purposes.

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How My School Is Transitioning to Digital Textbooks: Process (Step 3 of 5)

A five part story of how one school is transitioning to using ePubs through their 1 to 1 iPad program. This installment covers the process.

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Technology in the Elementary Classroom

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

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Student Mentors Teach Game Design
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Student Mentors Teach Game Design

In Be The Game, high school students mentor peers and use game design as a tool for teaching science, technology, engineering, and math, and the program's high tech bus travels to locations where tech facilities are not available.

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Learning by Seeing: Fun Visualization Tools That Educate

The Web offers a multitude of sites with resources that help drive the lesson home.

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A New Model of Storytelling: Transmedia

Library media specialist Laura Fleming showcases Inanimate Alice, a new transmedia story with numerous free educational resources.

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Let the Games Begin: Entertainment Meets Education

Video games, once confiscated in class, are now a key teaching tool -- if they're done right.

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Feeding Our Students' Reading Interests with RSS

Guest blogger Troy Hicks, an associate English professor with a technology focus, presents RSS as an essential tool for bringing students reading material that interests them, and how to use it for leveraging critical reading practice.

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Ramping Up Technology for Your Next PBL Project

Edutopia blogger Andrew Miller, in another installment of our series about the PBL classroom, offers four suggestions for how to integrate technology.

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