Teaching with technology can be extremely motivating and empowering for both teachers and students. But, as Spiderman’s Uncle Ben said, “With great power comes great responsibility.” As a teacher, it’s important that you not only develop your students’ technical skills like how to create a presentation, video, or blog, but also make sure they know how to be good digital citizens, be safe, and be critical thinkers online. Your classroom of digital natives may know how […]
For many of you teachers out there, your curriculum, assessments, and pacing are already mapped out for you over the course of the year. By following the map, you’re able to meet all the standards and cover all the required material by the end of the school year. But then you’re told you need to integrate technology into your curriculum and are expected to create your own road map to make it work.
Maybe you have devices […]
It’s easy to create technology rich lessons in Ednexio. There’s no need to reinvent the wheel – but you may need to “pump it up.” Simply take a lesson you love that may have little or no technology integrated into it and add websites and multimedia to more fully engage your students. Keep the end in mind when integrating technology, though. It should be purposeful and not just an afterthought.
How do you get started? There are plenty […]
What the heck was I thinking? I had a great job as a teacher and Technology Lead at a small, local elementary school five minutes from my house. I essentially had my own ed tech incubator, where I could create and integrate technology district wide. I enjoyed collaborating with the school administration and the IT guys and actually got to develop what infrastructure and devices the students and teachers needed from the start. My principal/superintendent was […]