Defining Paperless 2.0

this article originally appeared on Edudemic. Read the original post here. “I’ve gone paperless!”The transition to the 1:1 classroom regularly goes hand in hand with a call for teachers to go paperless.  The idea is a popular one for schools (and businesses) who can realize quick savings from reduced paper costs and offset the cost … Continue reading Defining Paperless 2.0

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4 Ways to Ensure Students Learn While Creating

This post was originally published on Edudemic you can click here to view the original. When was the last time your students said “Wow, that worksheet changed my life”?  Can you even remember a similar cookie cutter classroom activity or assignment from your days as a student? Yet they were a popular tool because they were structured … Continue reading 4 Ways to Ensure Students Learn While Creating

5 Ways To Support Teachers Skeptical Of Technology

The following article originally appeared on Edudemic.  See the original article here. For some, the technology rich classroom is easy to justify. Once you have made the transition and seen the benefits, it is easy to weigh them against the potential risks and worries about the problems resulting from having a room full of devices. … Continue reading 5 Ways To Support Teachers Skeptical Of Technology

From Smoke Signals to Tweets: How The Evolution Of Communication Is Changing Your Classroom

This post was a collaboration with EdTechTeacher’s Beth Holland as a post for Edudemic. See the original posting here.  From quill and ink, to slate and chalk, to pencil and paper, to typewriter, to computer, to iPad…. each evolution of technology has allowed students to make their thinking visual, articulate their ideas, demonstrate their understanding of concepts … Continue reading From Smoke Signals to Tweets: How The Evolution Of Communication Is Changing Your Classroom

How Education Technology Is Like Betamax

This blog is cross posted from its original posting on the Edudemic site. Access the original post here.Are you a Betamax? by Beth Holland and Shawn McCuskerSource: TopTenz.netNow that we are all excited about integrating iPads into the classroom, what’s next? What are we all going to do in 18.. 24.. 36.. months when the next … Continue reading How Education Technology Is Like Betamax