Technology, including Web 2.0 Tools

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This web site provides revolutionary new ways of creating, collaborating, editing and sharing user-generated content online.

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There many important questions educators need to ask themselves to decide when to use technology in their classrooms, and its overall role in education. They can ask things like:

  • How will tech help students better understand content?

  • How will technology impact my students? 

  • What is a realistic goal for tech integration in our classroom?

  • How many tools should I be using?

  • How many tools at once should I be introducing?

  • What tech skills do my students already have?

  • How will I monitor and ensure that the tech is being used appropriately?

Access: A Guide to Using Technology in the Classroom

Benefits and Effects:  Utilizing different types of technology in the classroom, including a virtual classroom, creates learners who are actively engaged with learning objectives.

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Developed by teachers, this showcase includes a collection of exemplary unit and lesson plans that integrate technology into classroom projects. These plans aligns to standards and promotes higher-order thinking using curriculum-framing questions, authentic project tasks, effective instructional strategies, and performance assessment. 

Access: Intel Unit Plans Integrating Technology

ISTE - Access standards for students in use of technology.  Standards for teachers and administrators are also available.

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A group of tech-savvy librarians offer up a list of their favorite education apps for 2016!

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Social bookmarking sites are websites for Internet users to bookmark and share their web pages, articles, blog posts, images, and videos. A social bookmarking site facilitates discussion and resource sharing with others while also increasing authority and credibility for the bookmarked site.

This site provides a list of social bookmarks.

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If you’re ready to grab hold of technology and make it start working for you, you’ve come to the right place.

The Teacher’s Guide to Tech is the home for a suite of useful products that will make your relationship with educational technology so much better.

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Expand your curriculum with time-saving educational resources that use technology to improve instruction across all content areas and grade levels.

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There has always been technology in the classroom, even if it hasn’t always been welcome. Take a brief look at the history of technology’s uneasy relationship with education.

Access: Technology in the Classroom - The Complete Guide

Daisy Hartwell | writer and blogger at Custom-Writing, gave Iowa ASCD permission on August 4, 2022, to share this article with you.  Great (and fun) ideas to make your life with technology better!

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This page was last updated: 9/13/22