Technology for Teaching & Learning

By Cyndi Danner-Kuhn | DED 318 Class for Pre-Service Teachers at Kansas State University

The Things I Wish Every Teacher Knew About Technology...

On Friday morning I had the idea to write a list of the things that I wish every teacher knew about technology. Before I started writing the list I …

Teacher tax deductions are great ways of recouping costs

Attention Teachers! Let’s Learn About Tax Deductions that can Put a Smile on Your Face at Tax Time<p>Do you know all of the teaching-related expenses …

Taxes

Flipboard on Flipboard

20,956 Added | 15 Magazines | 23 Likes | 22 Following | 179.8M Followers | @flipboard | Official Flipboard account<p>The Bachelor’s Long Journey to …

100 things I wish someone had told me about teaching

How Cancer Helped Me Bond With My Students

Rethinking classroom design to promote creativity and collaboration

One area that has remained relatively untouched by Silicon Valley’s famed “disruptive” ethos is the design of public school classrooms, which for the …

Education

Special Offers | C-SPAN Classroom

American Presidents Timeline Poster<p>C‑SPAN Classroom is delighted to offer our new American Presidents Timeline poster – available only to C‑SPAN …

Posters

Did you know...Google Search now has easy-to-find fun facts?

Did you know a cat can’t chew big pieces of food because their jaw can’t move sideways? Or that hamsters got their name from the German word …

Treat Every Lesson Like an Experiment

I’m just going to put it out there. I don’t know what I’m doing when it comes to making videos. For the last six weeks, I’ve been experimenting and …

Creativity

Digital Citizenship - Kids Internet Safety

My blogging voyage, and how I do it (step by step)

These 7 trends are shaping personalized learning

Personalized learning has become one of the most talked-about strategies in education today. Public, private and charter schools across the country …

Learning

All Institutions – #Color Our Collections

Heroes on a Learning Adventure

Everyone loves a good story. So as a teacher and curriculum designer, when I think about student engagement, I try to relate my content-area lessons …

Steve Jobs introduces the Original iMac - Apple Special Event (1998)

14 Apps That Will Teach You Something New Every Day

Have the whole universe at your fingertips.<p>1. Daily Art<p>Daily Art serves up one piece of artwork a day, along with an explanation. You can scroll through previous day’s artworks and even save them to your camera roll to refer to later.<p><b>Available for:</b> iOS, Android, and coming “soon” to Windows Phone …

Apps

#<b>DLDayRap</b> We use to learn all day on paper, now I know when that ipad dings, it can only mean more than one thing. pic.twitter.com/eAZdslX2IZ<p>0 …

Beyond Blogging – Aviva Dunsiger

As mentioned <b>on Monday</b>, I’d like to try something a little different so please hang in there with me.<p>You know that I’m a big fan of <b>Ontario Educators</b> …

The City

How Personalized Learning Starts with Less Teacher Talk, More Student Voice

Two of my students stared at me, and then at each other. Each held up a sheet of graph paper, but their graphs were different. And then, one of them …

Pedagogy

NEW Google Sites: 10 things teachers must know

7 sneaky ways to get students reading using technology

We all have had students in our classroom who dislike reading. You can spot them easily during their silent reading time: staring at the wall, using …

eLearning

A place for your photo

When I played around with this site, I found that I was retroactively kicking myself.<p>How many times, when you visit this blog, do you see this …

When Did Millennial-Bashing Become a Sport?

I’m not a Millennial, but I work with them. I’m not a Baby Boomer, but I work with them too. As a member of “Generation X”, I remember living through …

Tips for Accessing Sites Blocked by Your School

I originally published this a few years ago. I'm bringing it back up because I was recently asked about this issue again.<p><i>For those hoping that this</i> …

10 Sites Teachers Really Love

10 Sites <i>Teachers</i> Really Love (Sorry Admins)<p>Though it’s the administrators’ job to steer the ship with regards to technology use in school, every …

Education Technology

Bitmojis: The "new" Sticker for Students' Digital Work

About a week ago Alice Keeler tweeted about the Chrome extension, Bitmoji, and how you can use Bitmojis to provide feedback on Google Docs for your …

Education Technology

Dealing With Digital Distraction in the Classroom

Strategies and Tools to Manage Digital Distraction<p>Great classroom management tools and a downloadable guide<p>Check out our top strategies for helping …

How to Pass the Google Certified Educator Exams (12 Tips!)

Pinterest<p>12 Tips to Pass the Google Certified Educator Exams<p>Becoming a Google Certified Educator can be intimidating and confusing. The program has …

KQED

Too often, when students produce school work, they turn it into a teacher for a grade and move on. And after the teacher spends time evaluating the …

Pedagogy