22 Digital Tools You Must Have in Your Classroom

22 Digital Tools You Must Have in Your Classroom

If you don’t have children, you may not have noticed the massive changes going on in the local schoolhouse. Those geeky tech tools that we adults like to avoid are taking over the classroom. Every year, students face new iPads, apps, online grading systems, webtools, digital devices, LMSs, cloud-based homework, digital portfolios, and more.

Personalized Learning: What It Really Is and Why It Really Matters

Personalized Learning: What It Really Is and Why It Really Matters

The authors offer a framework-based on three years of campus visits-for thinking about (1) the circumstances under which personalized learning can help students and (2) the best way to evaluate the real educational value for products that are marketed under the personalized learning banner.

Stop Innovating in Schools. Please.

Stop Innovating in Schools. Please. – Modern Learning

Too often when we talk about “innovation” in education, we point to that new set of Chromebooks or those shiny new Smartboards as examples of our efforts to change what we do in the classroom. That is, after all, what “innovation” is all about, to “make changes in something established, especially by introducing new methods, ideas, or products.”

Is Teaching Style an Ethical Issue? A Perspective on Using Digital Resources in the Classroom

Is Teaching Style an Ethical Issue? A Perspective on Using Digital Resources in the Classroom

Upon first reading the article “Is Embracing Digital Learning a Moral Issue for Educators?” by Wesley Fryer published on www.SpeedofCreativity.org , I was quick to believe that the subject is being blown out of proportion. To regard a teacher’s choice not to be a “21st Century educator” by using digital resources as immoral or unethical seems rash and inappropriate.

Why Students Don’t Do Their Homework–And What You Can Do About It –

Why Students Don’t Do Their Homework–And What You Can Do About It –

Why Students Don’t Do Their Homework-And What You Can Do About It by Dr. Jennifer Davis Bowman ‘ That was homework?’ ‘That’s due today?’ ‘But… it was the weekend.’ We hear a lot of stuff when students don’t do their homework. Our cup runneth over with FBI-proof, puppy-dog eyes, procrastinated-filled homework excuses.