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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.


Where to start when integrating digital technologies in classrooms?

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Integrating Technology with Meager Resources

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10 Free Apps and Tools for Starting Out (and Staying) Organized

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7 Ways to Use Drones in the Classroom

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Tech-Enhanced Parent Engagement

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Students Like Tech! Pinterest Board

Visit a curated collection of tips, guides, blog posts, infographics, and articles about technology integration in the classroom on Edutopia's pinboard on Pinterest.

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Report: Using Technology to Support At-Risk Students’ Learning

2014 report examines how technology can support learning, particularly for at-risk students.

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3 Strategies to Fire Up Hesitant Writers

Young writers often feel blocked by the act of writing itself. Use these ideas to help get their thoughts flowing.

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3 Tech Tips for Parent Newsletters

When using technology to keep students' families looped in, choose the right tool, continuously capture media for newsletters, and make a plan for sharing the information.

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New Teachers: Technology-Integration Basics

Find tips, strategies, tools, and other resources to help new teachers successfully integrate technology to facilitate educational objectives in the classroom.

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Tech-Enhanced Parent Engagement

Whether it's email, messaging apps, an active website, or virtual office hours, technology helps you keep parents in the loop about what's happening in their child's classroom.

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10 Free Apps and Tools for Starting Out (and Staying) Organized

Staying organized is about finding a system that works for you, picking tools that you'll actually use, and continually refining what works best for you.

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Quality vs. Quantity: Choosing Your Back-to-School Apps

When choosing what apps to try out, focus on your learning goals, only pick a few, and don’t forget to have your students join the process!

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Doing More With Less: PD, Resources, and Ownership

Strategies for doing more with less include adequate PD around new technology, embracing mobile solutions, low-cost high tech, and expanding the ownership of school policy making.

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What Is Successful Technology Integration?

Well-integrated use of technology resources by thoroughly trained teachers makes twenty-first-century learning possible. From our Technology Integration Professional Development Guide.

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What Does "Technology Integration" Mean?

Blogger Mary Beth Hertz shares her four levels of classroom technology integration: sparse, basic, comfortable, and seamless.

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Why Integrate Technology into the Curriculum?: The Reasons Are Many

There's a place for tech in every classroom.

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Teach With Your iPhone: Apps to Use in the Classroom

Teacher, 1:1 evangelist and Edutopia blogger Monica Burns provides a list of apps to turn your iPhone into the ultimate Swiss Army knife of teaching tools.

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Core Strategies for Innovation and Reform in Learning

See an overview of Edutopia's core strategies, including project-based learning, social-emotional learning, comprehensive assessment, technology integration, integrated studies and teacher development.

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3 Strategies to Fire Up Hesitant Writers

Young writers often feel blocked by the act of writing itself. Use these ideas to help get their thoughts flowing.

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5 Apps for Making Movies on Mobile Devices

Edutopia blogger Monica Burns reviews five movie-making apps for iOS devices and Android tablets, highlighting their no-to-low cost, ease of use, and the wide range of professional-looking products that students can create.

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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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