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Today’s technology makes personalized learning an attainable goal. Here are five things to consider as you make the transition from a traditional classroom to a personalized learning environment.
To ensure digital activity in your classroom, choose cell phone activities that work with any type of phone or phone plan. Here are some ideas for using cell phones to engage students.
Today’s students can expect to interact with artificial intelligence both on the job and in their home lives. Yet aside from some isolated experimentation, momentum for AI in the classroom seems to have largely faded.
Tiny Tap is an app you can use to create interactive lessons, quizzes, games, homework or projects and make learning more accessible for special needs students.
Staff at Surrey Schools in British Columbia, Canada, transformed their district by moving to a learning-by-design approach that focused on student-centered learning, professional learning communities and digital assessments.
Use a variety of digital tools, such as Twitter and Kahoots, to make learning assessments fun for students and useful for educators.
Without question, one of the keystones to academic achievement is active learning. With the new school year in full swing, Microsoft's Bing Pulse offers three proven ways to increase student engagement levels within your classroom.
Trying something without succeeding is not failing — it's merely one step in the journey to ultimate success. Here are a few ways to change the culture of your classroom to teach students to make the most of their inevitable mistakes.
Blogging is a good way to get your students reflecting on their work and building skills. It also helps teachers really understand what students are retaining.
One creative way to assess student content knowledge is to have student make a video about the target topic. It's fun, engaging and serves as an authentic way to check for understanding.
What if the arms race of outfitting more and more students with technology is not only not moving the needle on education, but also making it worse? Four well-known ed tech experts will discuss educational technology at an ISTE 2015 session moderated by Scholastic Administrator's Wayne D'Orio.
Flip your science class and create more time for hands-on labs, guided inquiry, guided practice and online simulations.
Your classroom will never be the same once you take the leap to social learning. Here are six reasons you should use social tools in your classroom.
Technology coaches help teachers improve student learning by teaching and modeling how to use technology to effectively apply proven pedagogical approaches, such as project-based learning.
Kahoot is a free tool that allows educators to quiz and survey students. Respondents are rewarded for answering quickly and accurately, and their rankings are displayed on the screen.
Digital badges offer a new, flexible assessment model that can give students recognition for everything they accomplish — in the classroom, after school and in all areas of their lives.
By modeling the use of digital age tools and assessments for their colleagues, tech coaches help teachers better understand why it’s worth the time to learn a new technology and how to use it to improve student learning in the classroom.
Student data has the potential to completely revolutionize education. But it is only as effective as an educator’s ability to use it. Here are five things leaders must provide to help their staff make the most of data systems.
Much like over-the-counter medicines, student data should carry easy-to-understand labeling and guidance to help people use it properly.
A districtwide iPad implementation allows educators and teacher to embrace flipped learning and incorporate a project-based approach across all grades and subject areas.
Digital citizenship is not so different from traditional citizenship. We still need to guide students to be kind, respectful and responsible. What’s new is teaching them how to apply these values to the realities of the digital age.
Our job as citizens requires more than just being informed. We must also be vigilant about verifying information before posting it on social media.
The most compelling topics among educators who embrace technology for learning and teaching are not about the tech at all, but about the students. And that’s a good thing.
Twitter chats for educators offer free professional learning on your favorite topics and the chance to connect with peers around the world. Here are some that were recommended by the ISTE community.
The Burlington High School Help Desk in Massachusetts is one of the first and most successful student-run genius bars in the nation. Facilitator Jenn Scheffer gives her step-by-step guide for starting a student tech team in your school.