Technology Integration in Education

OVERVIEW
HISTORY
EXPERTS
WHY
RESEARCH
Technology Integration is Key
Effective technology integration is achieved when its use supports curricular goals. It must support four key components of learning: active engagement, participation in groups, frequent interaction and feedback, and connection to real-world experts. Watch an introduction video.
A Short History
Technology has changed education and how educators can leverage new educational tools to personalize learning, encourage collaboration, and prepare students for the future. Learn how.
What Experts Say
Educators and researchers share their views on why technology integration is an important strategy for 21st century classrooms. See what the experts say.
Why Integrate Technology into the Curriculum?
Through the intelligent use of technology, combined with new approaches to education, a more personalized style of learning can be realized. See why the reasons are many.
Research: Studies on Successful Tech Integration
This tech integration review explores a vast body of research out there and helps you navigate useful results, including key elements of successful tech integration, learning outcomes, recommendations on practices and programs by academic subject, tools, and tips for avoiding pitfalls when adopting new technologies. Learn more.

Explore Examples That Work

Find profiles and research on K-12 schools, districts, and programs that are dramatically improving the way students learn by integrating technology and learning. See the Big List.
Video
Educator Peter McIntosh helps his students to take ownership of their learning by using interactive subject-mastery tools like Khan Academy.
Blog
Blended learning is a big buzz these days, but it doesn't do a whole lot of good if students aren't engaged. Blogger Andrew Miller offers some strategies to keep them hooked.
Article
The third annual Digital Learning Day is on February 5, 2014. We’ve compiled some useful resources to help you celebrate the day with your class and support digital learners all year long. (Updated 1/2014)
Video
In rural Missouri, a job-embedded PD program called eMINTS has made a positive impact with long-term, relevant, and hands-on technology training.
Article
From smartphones and tablets, to MP3 players and e-readers, today's students have a variety of mobile technologies at their fingertips. Here's a look at some mobile learning resources from Edutopia and around the Web.
Video
The founder of Khan Academy discusses how his videos can help create a "flipped classroom" that allows blended learning -- online lectures can happen at home and project-based learning can happen during school.
Article
From voice-activated software to customized laptops, assistive technology is changing the way disabled students communicate, learn, and play.

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