36 Tech Ed Articlesa94 pages on How to Put Technology into Your Classroomaincludes the 36 most requested 2012-13 tech ed articles from Ask A Tech TeacherAc , a group of technology professionals who run an award-winning resource blog where they provide free materials, advice, lesson plans, pedagogic conversation, website reviews, and more. They cover critical topics like how blogging makes students better writers, the importance of social media to education, how to teach keyboarding the right way, why technology is important for all learners, what to include on the youngest childas computer, using internet start pages in tech lab and more. Each article is quick (1-2 pages), pithy, and easy-to-understand. Articles include: 5 Must-have Skills for New Tech TeachersaPlus One MoreaThese 5 skills plus one will make thriving with technology work oh so much better. 5 Must-have tools for Ed ConferencesaThereas no better place to break in new technology than an education conference. Here are five tools youall want to include. 5 Tech Ed Tools to Learn This SummeraBring your laptop to the local hotspot and try five new tools to change your class. BYODathe lowdownaIf youare considering a BYOD program, hereas what you should know. New Literacies Enable Smarter ResearchingaNew literaciesathe ones that rhyme with atechnologya. Should Tech Teachers be in the Class or LabaTech teachers are struggling with their future: Should they teach skills or integrate technology into class inquiry? The Elephantine Impact of Technology on EducationaHave you noticed whatas happening in your childas school? Itas called atechnologya and itas taking over. 8 Education Tools That Are Going Away--Technology is forcing out what we consider cornerstones of education. Here are eight that will disappearab soon 11 Things to Love About Common CoreaAs you acclimate to Common Core, youall find reasons to be thrilled they are part of education. These are the top eleven. 7 Ways Common Core Will Change Your ClassroomaHere are 7 of the most dramatic shifts effected by Common Core. Common Core wants publishing. Tech makes it happenaThe world of student work being shared with the teacher onlyamaybe hung on the classroom wall for a few weeksais over. Common Core expects it to be published so all can benefit. 5 Sure-fire Ways to Teach VocabularyaCommon Core moves vocabulary from a weekly class to a constant theme, woven throughout inquiry. Hereas how you make that happen. 5 New Web Tools for School aYou donat have to know all 2, 878 (and counting) tech tools Early Education Adopters use. You just need to know five. Time to Toss Bindersa3-ring bindersathe mainstay of educationahave been replaced. By what, you ask? Read on. Whatas a Digital Portfolio and Why Should You Use it?aIn a nutshell, itas a locker in the cloud that can be accessed from anywhere. And that is why you should use it. Need more detail? Read this article. 20 Tech Problems Teachers Need to Know How to Solvea80% of the tech problems you face in class are from the same 20 problems. Iall share those and how to solve them. 10 Things a Blog Taught MeaThe more I blog, the happier I am that I blog. Itas not about social media; itas about writing skills, speaking and listening, and much more. 13 Reasons to Tweet in ClassaWant Twitter in your class? Hereas ammunition for what often turns into a pitched, verbal brawl among stakeholders on using Twitter 12 Tips on Hard-to-teach ClassesaThe Hard-to-teach Class, one that makes you reconsider your academic career. Youare willing, but how do you do you teach these oft-brilliant students? 7 Great Tech Tools that Differentiate LearningaTechnology can optimize learning better than any other educational strategy. Here are 7 tools to make that happen. Be an Inquiry-based Teachera11 traits shared by inquiry-based teachers. Does it describe you? Teach Inquiry based Classes--In inquiry-based classes, teaching is more about process than product. The doing, not the test. Itas what youad hoped to do when you started your career. How do you make it happen? 17 K-8 DigCit TopicsaUsing the internet safely and effectively must be taught. Hereas how to do that. Is Keyboarding Dead?aIs keyboarding the cornerstone of Common Core Standardsaor is it dead? You decide. When is Typing Faster Than Handwriting?aMost elementary-age students are better at handwriting than typing, but at some point, that changes. When is that? How to Use iPads in ClassaIf youare planning to introduce iPads to your Elementary-age students, hereas a lesson plan for you. The Tabletas aKiller AppaaKids love tablets. It doesnat matter they wonat run most software, donat have USB ports, have no flash, allow little storage, and canat print (with ease). So, you ask, why? Thereas one great reason. Will Texting Destroy Writing Skills?aTrying to separate students from their smartphones for eight hours is a nightmare. Is this a battle worth fighting or is it a tempest in a teapot? 5 Digital Tools for the No Budget ClassaHere are 5 freebies that will make a difference in your class. Minecraft In schoolaUsing programs students lovealike Minecraft, SimCity, Hunger Gamesamakes learning fun, authentic and rigorous. Have you gamified your class? 7 Digital Ways to End the School YearaWhat better way to grab the end-of-school attention of tech-loving students than a tech-centric project. Here are 7 youall love. 14 Educational Websites Students Will Ask to VisitaThese are perfect for a summer program, summer homework, but also to inject tech into inquiry in authentic, rigorous ways. 5 Digital Tools Parents LoveaGetting parents on speaking terms with their childas tech needs is difficult. Here are five tools that make this easier. 13 Tips To Speed Up Your ComputeraTreat your computer like a car. Every few months, do preventive maintenance to be sure itas in tip top shape. A Virtual Oil Change for your Online PresenceaFor most teachers, life zooms by with few breaks to clean up the clutter of their everyday online presence. Like updating where we work, what awards weave received, who our latest boss isawho has the time? You do. Now. Yes, Iam Resilient, and I Wish Computers Were--I hate to think about the many times Iave had to adapt because the tech I wanted to use in class didnat work. Itas no oneas fault, but it sure makes me tired.These are the top eleven. 7 Ways Common Core Will Change Your ClassroomaHere are 7 of the most dramatic shifts effected by Common Core. Common Core wants publishing.
|Title||:||36 Articles on How to Put Technology Into Your Classroom|
|Author||:||Ask a Tech Teacher, Jacqui Murray|
|Publisher||:||Structured Learning LLC - 2014-01-21|