No matter where you teach or who your students are, as an educator, you must have access to technology and the ability to use it to augment all facets of instruction. Sometimes, however, access to the appropriate edtech for our students isn’t equitable, available or within our expertise — that…
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“Dad, I want a narwhal cake for my birthday.”
“A narwhal cake?”
“Yes, a narwhal cake.”
I have a 10- year-old who knows exactly what he wants.
“So you want a cake with a picture of a narwhal on it? The whale with the…
Today’s education decision-makers face many challenges when it comes to procurement, not the least of which is determining a product’s effectiveness — that is to say, the likelihood that…
Protecting student data online can be difficult in a district with 8,500-plus students — especially when teachers can easily find their own free apps for classroom use, bypassing the official procurement process and potentially putting students’ privacy at risk.
But Sun Prairie Area…
Boni Hamilton has been evaluating how technology works in the classroom for more than two decades.
She has written two books about integrating technology in schools and wrote a doctoral dissertation about how computers are actually used in classrooms and the…
For teacher educator Nicol Howard, addressing digital equity issues starts long before K-12 students ever get close to a classroom.
One of the key starting places is the training those students’ teachers receive in their degree programs. But it’s not as simple as…
Topics: Digital Citizenship
A few years back, I was chatting with a dedicated and passionate third grade teacher who was showing me her fully developed website and her beautifully designed weekly newsletters. As the…