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Technology Integration

Explore new tools and strategies for empowering students to fully participate in a connected, technology-rich society.

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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 the 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 review 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. Learn more.


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Integrating Technology with Meager Resources

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The Flipped Classroom: Pro and Con

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Technology SAMR Model for Administrators - Part 2: Community Interaction

Through the SAMR (Substitution, Augmentation, Modification, and Redefinition) model of technology, school communities can function more easily in supporting students and keeping parents informed.

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Teach Coding in the Classroom: Resources from ISTE '14

Digital resource curator Ashley Cronin shares her takeaways from Hack Education at ISTE 2014, including a list of resources for teaching coding and coding concepts in the classroom.

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Technology SAMR Model for Administrators - Part 1: Staff Presentations

Use technology to implement the SAMR model (Substitution, Augmentation, Modification, and Redefinition) for clarity and efficiency in presenting to and communicating with school staff.

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A Starting Point for Ensuring Student Online Privacy

The online privacy debate has started to gain momentum in the education community and protecting students is an important and necessary conversation to be had by schools and districts.

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Fixing Detached Schools Via Tech

If schools seem detached from the people and communities they serve, strategic uses of interactive technology, apps, and social media offer the means to reconnect.

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Teachers and Parents: Join the Fight for a Fair and Open Internet

Protecting the open Internet is really about, if we're honest, protecting one of the best things that there is about being young today.

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The Tech Detectives: Students Take Ownership of Technology

The Tech Detectives Club provides middle school students with practical and service learning opportunities and teachers with first responders for their tech emergencies.

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STEM Everywhere: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math in the Real World

Explore STEM education in settings beyond the classroom walls, and see how opportunities to learn science, technology, engineering, and mathematics are all around us.

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Common Core in Action: Math in the Middle School Classroom

Edutopia blogger Monica Burns demonstrates how to use tech tools for teaching Common Core skills to middle school math students.

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iPads: From Pedagogical Crutch to Education Innovation

Beth Holland of EdTechTeacher compares classroom use of the iPad to walking with a crutch - in the best possible way. She demonstrates how this versatile tech tool lends itself to support, access and mobility.

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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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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.

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Blended Learning: We Are All New Teachers

Blogger Lisa Dabbs offers some great resources for a new teacher looking to incorporate blended learning in the classroom.

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Workshop Activities for Technology Integration

Hands-on lessons and activities you can adapt for discussion and exploration in your technology integration workshops.

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Technology Integration Professional Development Guide

An overview of the Edutopia professional development guide for integrating technology tools in the classroom.

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Tech2Learn: Success Stories of Technology Integration in the Classroom

This video series goes inside the classrooms of educators who use technology tools in their lessons every day. Learn from their challenges, celebrate their successes, and share their resources in every episode.

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Ten Tips for Personalized Learning via Technology

To challenge and support each child at his or her own level, the educators of Forest Lake Elementary deploy a powerful array of digital-technology tools. Discover what your school can learn.

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