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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.

  • Blended Learning

    Tech Integration in Blended Learning

    Teachers can deepen student learning by making the most of classroom technology.
  • Classroom Technology

    Student-Created Videos in the Classroom

    Making videos allows students to demonstrate their learning in an engaging way.
  • Education Equity

    Looking at Edtech Through an Equity Lens

    As technology becomes ubiquitous in classrooms, it’s critical to ensure that it doesn’t widen equity gaps.
  • Formative Assessment

    Fantastic, Fast Formative Assessment Tools

    Checking for understanding is good for both students and teachers. We’ve rounded up a variety of digital tools to help you do it.
  • Coding in the Classroom

    7 Apps for Teaching Children Coding Skills

    If you're concerned that a) elementary school students don't have the ability to code, b) there's no room in the curriculum, and c) you don't possess coding chops to teach programming skills, throw out those worries. Explore these free, or almost free, tools, sites and apps that require no coding background or expertise.
  • Formative Assessment

    Hit the Mark With Digital Media Exit Cards

    Exit cards can be easy—and sometimes even fun—for students to create with a variety of digital tools.
  • Classroom Management

    60-Second Strategy: Professional Courtesy

    For anyone who’s ever wondered, “How do I get their attention back in a 1:1 environment?”
  • Formative Assessment

    5 Classroom Tools to Measure Student Learning

    Formative assessment is a snap with games and other tools that let you see how students answer questions and review material.
  • Digital Citizenship

    How to Teach Internet Safety to Younger Elementary Students

    A lesson plan for helping students as young as kindergarten begin to understand how to be safe online.
  • Technology Integration

    The Epic BYOD Toolbox

    We’ve collected dozens of apps and tools for your bring-your-own-device classroom, with options for student writing, presentations, screencasting, assessment, and more.
  • Project-Based Learning

    Twenty Ideas for Engaging Projects

    Twenty ideas for getting engaging projects going in your classroom.
  • Classroom Technology

    11 Essentials for Excellent Digital Portfolios

    Guiding your students to get the most out of digital portfolios takes careful planning, and we have ideas to help you get started.
  • Teacher Collaboration

    Want to Improve a District? Let Teachers Lead the Way

    A Connecticut superintendent put teachers and students at the forefront of all decisions and transformed a district.
  • Game-Based Learning

    Ideas for Using Minecraft in the Classroom

    Minecraft is no longer a new tool in the field of game-based learning. Because Minecraft has such open possibilities and potential, teachers have been experimenting with different ways to use it in the classroom for a while now to teach math concepts like ratios and proportions, while others use it to support student creativity and collaboration.
  • Blended Learning

    A School Built on Personalization

    Sal Khan founded a school on the same principles of personalization that drove the success of his YouTube tutorials.