In the modern education arena it is an unwritten requirement that teachers maintain some sort classroom website to help communicate with parents and the community at general. While many districts are saying that teachers must have a classroom website, they typically are not saying how they must create the website. This leads teachers to use […]
This week I was having a conversation with a colleague of mine about the currently changing role of teachers in classrooms as technology is becoming more pervasive. This year our district has pushed all teachers to have an online presence of some sort. In my class, I did a full “Flip” of my classroom as […]
Most educators know that because of state and federal regulations, schools are mandated to filter the internet traffic for inappropriate content that comes in and out any public school libraries. This is done through the Federal Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA). CIPA mandates this through the E-Rate program LSTA (Library Services and Technology Act); institutions […]
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.