Students living near Chesapeake Bay researched, designed and presented about artificial oyster reefs to solve a real-world problem in their own backyard. Educators need not look far to find authentic projects that address CCSS and ISTE Standards, while motivating students to make a difference.
Topics: Project-based learning
Use QR codes, AR apps and posters, and iBeacons to get students moving and engaged while bolstering their executive functioning and comprehension skills.
Topics: Assistive and adaptive technologies, Augmented reality, Learning spaces, Mobile learning, Tools
To develop a digital age learning environment that works, tech coaches must first consult all stakeholders — including teachers, administrators, students and parents — and consider the physical and virtual elements of the environment, connectivity, social and cultural influences, and the tools that will work best.
Topics: Learning spaces, Standards, Technology infrastucture
In the universe of computer science, the definition and application of computational thinking is widely acknowledged as a pathway to problem solving, easily transferable to other academic subjects and even everyday life.
Topics: Computational thinking