Tag Archives: Technology

The Benefits of Dialogic Reading: An Excerpt from Tap, Click, Read

LISA GUERNSEY is a journalist and director of the Early Education Initiative and the Learning Technologies Project at New America. MICHAEL LEVINE, PHD, is a child development and policy expert and founding director of the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop. … 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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Connected Educators Need Connected Parents

Kristin Kipp, a classroom teacher and instructional coach, was the Colorado Online Teacher of the Year for 2010 and the National Online Teacher of the Year for 2011. She has been teaching online and blended courses since 2007 and she … 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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Recruiting, Screening, and Hiring Teachers with Social Media

Brian J. Dixon is an expert on educational technology, and the author of Social Media for School Leaders: A Comprehensive Guide to Getting the Most Out of Facebook, Twitter, and Other Essential Web Tools. In this excerpt from Chapter 16, … Read more.

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Technology in the New American High School

Ted Sizer, author of The New American High School, argues “The oldest stricture applies to the newest mechanism.” Take a look at his thoughtful analysis of technology in the chapter excerpt below. Books are technologies

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October is for Connected Educators

From the United States Department of Education: The Connected Educators project is designed to help educators leverage online communities of practice to connect around improving teacher and leader effectiveness and enhancing student learning. October 2013 is Connected Educators Month, a … Read more.

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A Unique Way to do Your Summer Reading

Planning to hit the books this summer? You won’t be alone. Many teachers will take the summer as an opportunity to plan for the next school year, brush up on the latest education research, learn how to improve their teaching … Read more.

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Limiting the Field: Choosing Only the Most Powerful Technology Tools

by Kristin Kipp Today the World Wide Web is absolutely overflowing with new web 2.0 tools.  From video editing to file sharing to image manipulation to brainstorming, there’s a tool for every possible task we could ask students to do.  … Read more.

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