18 edtech developments set to impact schools

September 13, 2017

Category: Education Tech

Coding as a literacy and the rise of STEAM learning are two key trends driving K-12 technology adoption for the next 1-2 years, according to the latest New Media Consortium and CoSN Horizon Report. The report is organized into 6 […]

The 2 stages of successful early STEM education

September 6, 2017

Category: News

I have been in education for 18 years and my strongest belief is that all children deserve a fresh start when they begin each school year. My classroom is a safe environment where students feel it’s acceptable to try, even […]

4 Benefits Of Teaching Writing With Online Tools

July 5, 2017

Using online tools to support writing instruction can have significant benefits for both students and teachers. Online writing tools that provide automated feedback give students more opportunities to practice their writing, without placing an additional burden on already over-stressed teachers—and […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Developing Students’ Ability to Give and Take Effective Feedback

October 13, 2017

Via: MindShift

When Emerie Lukas was hired to develop and teach a STEM Foundations course to middle school students at the Dayton Regional STEM School, she was starting from scratch. The stated goal of the course was to prepare students for more rigorous […]

Education Tech

New book argues tech might not always be best for engaging students

October 11, 2017

Via: Education Dive

The new book backs up the argument that as technology becomes more widely available, professional development for teachers on how to best integrate devices, apps and other digital tools into teaching is necessary. With schools increasing their emphasis on social-emotional […]

Education Tech

Top 22 Google Apps for Teachers Using Android

October 11, 2017

Via: Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

For those of you using Android, here is a collection of some of the best Google Apps you may want to try out in your instruction. Almost all of these apps are free. Some of the things you can do […]