Technology in the Classroom

Space and the 'Breath of Art': How Out-of-This-World STEM Education Is Transforming Schools

Tech and Learning News - Fri, 04/12/2019 - 07:16
Students can now take what they have learned in the classroom and conduct experiments aboard the International Space Station (ISS).

Facilitating Inquiry in the Classroom, Part 3: Questions, Process, Metacognition, and 15 Pre-Search Tools

Tech and Learning News - Fri, 04/12/2019 - 06:53
What are the strategies that are important to research before a student enters that first keyword in the search box?

Free Digital Library Provides Millions of Primary Sources for U.S. History

Tech and Learning News - Fri, 04/12/2019 - 06:34
The layers of rich documents, images, and videos are carefully organized and curated, and can be accessed through topical browsing, searching and filtering, or in pre-made exhibition collections and primary source sets.

Acer Announces New Products

Tech and Learning News - Thu, 04/11/2019 - 20:48
At Acer’s Global Press Conference today, the company announced new PCs, Notebooks and Gaming Desktop computers. 

Typing.com Introduces Free District Accounts and Support Features

Tech and Learning News - Thu, 04/11/2019 - 17:53
“It’s our mission to make sure every student has the opportunity to learn the fundamental success skills of the 21st century,” said Austin Butler, Founder and President of Teaching.com, the creators of Typing.com.

Biblionasium Social Reading Site Earns Top Ratings From Educators

Tech and Learning News - Thu, 04/11/2019 - 08:23
Biblionasium is a social network that allows students to log books, review them, and share or recommend them to fellow kid readers.

So You Need a Compelling Question? How About a Couple Hundred?

Tech and Learning News - Thu, 04/11/2019 - 08:13
If we’re going to help our kids become knowledgable, engaged, and active citizens, they need to be solving problems and addressing questions.

October 2019 T&L Leadership Summit in Chicago, Illinois

Tech and Learning News - Thu, 04/11/2019 - 08:03
Theme: Personalized Learning

Nearpod Acquires Flocabulary

Tech and Learning News - Thu, 04/11/2019 - 07:22
Together, Nearpod and Flocabulary are used by teachers in 97 of the 100 largest US districts.

Feature: Beyond the Devices: Changing Pedagogy Post 1:1

Tech and Learning News - Wed, 04/10/2019 - 07:05
As anyone who has led a digital conversion knows, deploying the devices and software subscriptions is only the first step in the ultimate goal of edtech.

Feature: Tech & Learning Leadership Summit Report

Tech and Learning News - Wed, 04/10/2019 - 07:01
More than 50 education technology and curriculum leaders came together to learn, share, and make connections to support instruction in districts across the country.

What’s the BEST Model to Support Technology Integration?

Tech and Learning News - Wed, 04/10/2019 - 06:46
On a recent OnEducation Podcast episode (embedded at the bottom of this post), the hosts Mike and Glen got into a debate about what exactly is the “right” model of support when it comes to technology integration in schools? As they called out my name in particular, I felt it best to write this post in response.

Green Screen Technology Powers Amazing App

Tech and Learning News - Wed, 04/10/2019 - 05:40
Students can create original videos with dynamic, interchangeable backgrounds using green screen technology.

Panorama Education Launches New MTSS and RTI Intervention Management Solution

Tech and Learning News - Tue, 04/09/2019 - 21:20
Panorama Student Success also provides to school and district leaders visibility into the status of interventions and supports across grade levels, schools, and across their whole district.

2019 Report Highlights Best Practices for Driving Broadband Connectivity and Access for Students

Tech and Learning News - Tue, 04/09/2019 - 21:04
“In order to provide personalized learning experiences for students to best prepare them for college and careers, and to compete in a global economy, all schools need access to reliable, high-speed broadband," said SETDA's incoming Executive Director, Candice Dodson.

Britannica’s LaunchPacks® Science and Social Studies Platforms now Integrated with Kahoot!

Tech and Learning News - Tue, 04/09/2019 - 20:54
Britannica Digital Learning announced today that LaunchPacks® Science and Social Studies classroom learning platforms are now integrated with Kahoot!

Swing Education Expands its Substitute Teaching Solution to Arizona

Tech and Learning News - Tue, 04/09/2019 - 20:43
Swing Education has expanded its services to help schools and districts across Arizona connect with educators using the company’s web-based platform.

4 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Limit Tech Use to A Communal Area

Tech and Learning News - Tue, 04/09/2019 - 05:07
Innovative educators should help parents see past simplified safety advice like: only use technology in a communal area.

ISTE19 Aims to Inspire Educators with Bold Speakers

Tech and Learning News - Mon, 04/08/2019 - 19:53
“ISTE is about highlighting the stories of educators who are making incredible contributions to our practice and the world,” said ISTE CEO Richard Culatta.

BACK OFFICE BUSINESS: Cicero District 99 Implements IXL to Provide Differentiated Math Instruction

Tech and Learning News - Mon, 04/08/2019 - 19:46
"District 99 chose IXL because it allows our teachers to provide grade-level practice, while also delivering individualized support for each student at their own level," said Mary Mycyck, Director of Mathematics at District 99.

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