In most schools Google Apps are taking over, one of the easiest to use tools is the Calendar application. It can be used communicate due dates and other important dates. The calendar can be created from you computer or from your mobile device. Lets look at how to embed a calendar on your classroom webpage. […]
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.