Category Archive for "technology in classroom"

Assessment That Works

Assessment- It Can Work With Common Core! One of the biggest challenges facing teachers with respect to the implementation of the Common Core standards is how to effectively track student mastery of concepts. Traditionally, this has been through the administration...
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4 Educational Technology Ideas To Flip A Classroom

Educational Technology – 4 Ways To Flip A Classroom Your classroom that is…flipped classrooms are becoming quite popular in technology enhanced learning environments. So what exactly is a flipped classroom? Teachers…have you ever delivered a lesson to your class and...
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Teaching Strategies: Lessons from “Swiping”

Learn Instructional Design Theory from Online Dating ? Has anyone recently tried online dating? I decided to give it a go and see what would happen. Being a 40+ entrepreneur with limited time, I was lucky to get some early...
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Game Based Learning

Gamification: Engaging 21st Century Learners Educational games that challenge and ultimately educate today’s students are proving to be the next logical step in keeping them engaged in the learning process both inside and outside the classroom. For teachers this means...
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21st Century Technology Classrooms

Effective Education Technology Integration: 21st Century Classrooms   To integrate means to combine parts to create whole.  For most of today’s learners, one of these crucial parts is technology.  Marc Prensky redefines these learners as “digital natives.” Our students today are...
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Education Technology In The Classroom and Common Core

Education Technology Integration is interwoven throughout the Common Core Standards … “To be ready for college, workforce training, and life in a technology rich, global society, students need the ability to gather, comprehend, evaluate, synthesize, and report on information and...
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Best Ways To Align Curriculum Maps for Common Core

Aligning Your Curriculum Maps for Common Core Mastery The Common Core Standards reflect a major paradigm shift in the process by which students learn. For decades, instruction has been “a mile wide and an inch deep.” Teaching was all about...
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Getting to the “Core” of the Common Core Standards

The Facts All Parents and Teachers Need to Know on Common Core Standards With a focus on college and career readiness they were designed to replace state-specific (and often inconsistent) existing guidelines. The standards mandate what students should learn from...
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Top Education Technology Classroom Tools

Top Tools Revealed for Successful Educational Technology Integration in the Classroom. Classrooms in the 21st century are student-centered learning environments with technology playing a key role across the curriculum. Most districts either supply laptops, tablets or iPads for student use...
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Teaching Strategies: Back To School Tech Tips

3 Tips to Engage Students with Education Technology from Day 1 The first few days of school are usually hectic for both teachers and students. Teachers are anxious to see their new students and get to know them, while students...
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