Families and communities have a tremendous role to play in improving educational and reading outcomes for children around the globe.
While “trendy” ideas and products come and go, many of these influential concepts seem likely to continue to shape edtech for many years to come. Some of them are still emerging, and some of them are controversial, but they all have great potential for teaching and learning.
Educational technology is “the study and ethical practice of facilitating learning and improving performance by creating, using, and managing appropriate technological processes and resources”. Educational technology is the use of both physical hardware and educational theoretics. It encompasses several domains, including learning theory, computer-based training, online learning, and, where mobile technologies are used, m-learning.
If the students of Chinook Middle School are surprised to see aspiring school leaders gather in the foyer and sit in on their classes they take it in stride. These middle school students are an integral part of a living textbook designed to deepen understanding of instructional leadership and offer authentic practice to the University of Washington’s Danforth Educational Leadership Program cohort.
In keeping with our goal of introducing teachers and educators to the state-of-art educational technology tools and platforms, here is a list of some notable websites we culled out from the piles of emails we receive each week. Most of the tools in this collection are geared towards helping you be creative in presenting your digital data.
Like everyone else teachers like to get something for free, especially if it’s something really useful that can help them do their jobs more