Technology in the Classroom

5 Things You Need to Know About the New and Improved Tech&Learning Website

Tech and Learning News - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 13:30
You may have noticed that things look a little different around here. That’s because we’ve redesigned, re-engineered, and re-organized the Tech&Learning website to make all the great content you’ve come to rely on easier than ever to find and use. 

Top Site Provides Standards-Aligned Practice and Assessment

Tech and Learning News - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 07:44
Freckle is a practice website (and app) that addresses skills and concepts for Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards.

Students from St. Albans City School, Vermont Honored by SETDA

Tech and Learning News - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 07:11
 SETDA, the membership association representing U.S. state and territorial digital learning leaders, honored St. Albans City School, Vermont as the winner of the 2018 Student Voices Award. U.S. Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, introduced the school’s students and provided remarks for an audience of 250 education leaders during the Education Forum awards luncheon at SETDA’s Leadership Summit in Arlington, Virginia.

Quakertown Community School District Adopts Hitachi Interactive Projectors

Tech and Learning News - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 06:37
The high school recently completed a five-year renovation project, which included retrofitting classrooms with Hitachi’s CP-TW3005 interactive projectors.

What does WCAG mean to you?

Tech and Learning News - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 15:26
For students with visual impairment, it can mean everything.

Game Offers Serious Look at Ordinary People During WWII

Tech and Learning News - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 06:09
Attentat 1942 is a story-based game focused on uncovering a family's story of survival during World War II.

HundrED Announces List of the Most Inspiring K12 Innovations from Around the World

Tech and Learning News - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 21:35
HundrED, a Finnish education nonprofit, announced its Global Collection 2019, the 2nd annual list of 100 inspiring K12 education innovations taking place around the world and representing 36 countries. 

SETDA Honors Two Michigan Leaders With 2018 State Policy Maker of the Year Award

Tech and Learning News - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 21:18
Governor Snyder and Superintendent Whiston were honored for their vision and leadership in support for the effective use of technology in Michigan

BACK OFFICE BUSINESS: Carolina Biological Supply Company Announces California Adopted New School Science Teaching Materials

Tech and Learning News - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 21:11
School science supplier Carolina Biological announced that California selected its science curriculum for adoption as one of 29 approved new teaching materials for the state’s science classrooms.

Tech & Learning Announces Finalists for Awards of Excellence Contest

Tech and Learning News - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 08:19
Annual contest selects education technology products that are improving teaching and learning in the classroom.

iKeepSafe certifies Learning A-Z Products

Tech and Learning News - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 06:28
iKeepSafe tested and approved Raz-Plus®, Reading A-Z™, Headsprout®, Raz-Kids®, ELL Edition®, Science A-Z®, Writing A-Z™, Vocabulary A-Z™, and ReadyTest A-Z™.

ReadWorks in 30 Seconds

Tech and Learning News - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 06:01
This quick video digs into this popular reading and literacy tool's key features from its library of texts and questions to lesson plans and units.

Fun, Video Game-Style App Helps Kids Hone Arithmetic Skills

Tech and Learning News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 12:01
Kids will put their problem-solving, planning, and critical-thinking skills to the test as they figure out how to gather up all those escaped blobs.

What Did Dogs Teach Humans About Diabetes?

Tech and Learning News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 07:22
World Diabetes Day is 11/14. Diabetes has a history dating back to Ancient Greece. Our treatment of it, however, is more recent and was originally made possible with the help of man's best friend. Due to physiological traits shared with humans, dogs have saved countless lives through the discovery of insulin. This learning module shares the story of the canine's great contribution to man -- and how we can all reap the medical benefits. 

Presentation Trick Innovative Educators Will Love

Tech and Learning News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 07:03
 Here’s a trick that will come in handy for innovative educators who have times when it becomes helpful to have lots of tabs easily accessible.  For example, say you are having several students present one day and you don’t want to have to click open each presentation or connect and disconnect various devices from the display station.  Or, maybe there are tabs that you use each time you conduct a particular class.  And, everybody has the usual tabs that they need each day.  Using Chrome bookmarks, you can put all those tabs in a folder, then have them instantly open at your command. 

Certiport Opens 2019 Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship

Tech and Learning News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 06:42
To enter the competition, students age 13 to 22 must take a qualifying Microsoft Office Specialist certification exam to demonstrate their mastery of Microsoft Office products.

Intentional Act: Give Credit

Tech and Learning News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 06:05
Sometimes we forget the fact that if you post someone’s content and do not give them credit, you are essentially stealing their work.

Related Words

Tech and Learning News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 06:01
Simply write the word or a phrase that you would like to find related words/phrases about and the tool will come up with many words or phrases.

PAST EVENT: Tech & Learning Leadership Summit @ Chicago

Tech and Learning News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 00:00
School district leaders gathered before the ISTE conference to discuss ways they can encourage better collaboration between their technology & curriculum department leaders.

Titus Learning Shortlisted for 2019 Bett Awards

Tech and Learning News - Sun, 11/11/2018 - 14:24
Titus Learning has been included in two categories.