Word 2010 many updates that make using different medias much easier, for example you wanted to insert a screen shot into a document in previous versions of Word you had to turn your screen shot into a picture and insert into your document. In the latest rendition of Word, you can insert a screenshot right [...]
I like many educators have been using Microsoft’s SkyDrive for online/cloud based storage solutions, but today Google announced that they would be increasing all Google Drive accounts to 15GB, which is great for users. This does beg the questions, why the jump in storage capacity? I guess that we will have to wait and see [...]
Teachers are being pushed into using data to drive their classroom learning, whether it is test scores or anecdotal information about student behavior. Much of this data is considered personal since it is related to grades or behavioral notes and under FERPA requirements it should be considered confidential data and secured properly. This is a [...]
Students often come to high school with organization skills that are often inadequate to help them navigate all of the classes and keep up with the deadlines. That is why teachers need to begin using technology tools to help them get organized and mindful of the best ways to use technology to help make their [...]
Students and teenagers in general have an opinion about anything and everything, whether can or want to express it. Survey’s are a great tool to allow student to demonstrate basic knowledge of topics, but also to help students make choices about their learning. Teachers can use this to group students into differentiated projects for lesson [...]
Flipped videos in the classroom are a great way of teaching, even if you aren’t using the Flipped Classroom method of teaching. They allow a teacher to create a lecture that can be viewed individually by each student and used exactly when they need it. However, one problem with using this method of lecturing/demonstrating is [...]
The Digital Teacher is a project started to help new teachers and those teachers that are moving to integrate technology into their classrooms more effectively. The old idea of a classroom is very quickly moving away and teachers are being given technical support by districts to support the technology itself. But they are not given support on how to effectively integrate it and manage it, that is where we step in. We are here to help point teachers in the right direction, to gather and disseminate good methodologies to that can help teachers immediately and we also explore the latest technology used in the classroom by current teachers.
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