Tag Archives: educational technology

The Rallying Cry: A Sneak Peek at Blended by Michael Horn and Heather Staker

Michael B. Horn is co-founder and Executive Director of Education at the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation. He leads a team that educates policymakers and community leaders on the power of disruptive innovation in the K-12 and higher education … Read more.

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The Challenge of Technology

David Thornburg is an award-winning futurist, author and consultant whose clients range across the public and private sector. In addition to his work with technology, David also consults on the relationship between classroom design and learning. He is the head … Read more.

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The Best and Worst Decisions Teachers Make with Technology

Doug Johnson is the Director of Technology for the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage (MN) Public Schools. He is the author of nine books on educational technology. In this excerpt from his recent book, The Classroom Teacher’s Technology Survival Guide, Doug reveals the seven best and … Read more.

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10 Norms for a 21st Century Tech Department

Doug Johnson is the Director of Technology for the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage (MN) Public Schools. He is the author of nine books on educational technology, including The Classroom Teacher’s Technology Survival Guide. In this guest post, Doug provides ten strategies for getting … Read more.

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Resources for Connected Educators

Two years ago, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced Connected Educator Month, a celebration of technology and social media in education. According to Connectededucators.org, the goals of CEM include: Getting more educators proficient with social media to improve their practice  … Read more.

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Guest Post: New Platforms for Classroom Management

As a school leader, one of the greatest challenges I face is in tracking student performance beyond the traditional summative academic assessments. In truth, I care more about who the student is becoming then what they happen to know at … Read more.

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Integration – Putting It All Together Makes Students Smarter: An excerpt from Getting Smart by Tom Vander Ark

In our digital age, students have dramatically new learning needs and must be prepared for the idea economy of the future. In Getting Smart, well-known global education expert Tom Vander Ark examines the facets of educational innovation in the United … Read more.

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The Connected Educator Is the Efficient Educator

The following is a guest post by Kristin Kipp, author of the forthcoming book, Teaching on the Education Frontier: Instructional Strategies for the Online and Hybrid Secondary Classroom. It’s no secret that the demands placed on educators on a daily … Read more.

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Connect to Get REAL: Relevant, Engaging, Applied Learning

The following is a guest post by Ferdi Serim, author of Digital Learning: Strengthening and Assessing 21st Century Skills, Grades 5-8 and several other books on educational technology. The August 2012 launch of Connected Educator Month by the US Department … Read more.

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August Facebook Giveaways!
Get Connected

In honor of Connected Educator Month, our Facebook giveaways will focus on educational technology. We’re even doubling our usual offer—winners get a two-book bundle! Visit our Facebook Page each Friday morning and enter for a chance to win a free … Read more.

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