Tech In Pedagogy

Tech Resources For Your Teaching

Open Educational Resources

The first official Educational Technology Summer Institute has come and gone. Fifteen teachers with various backgrounds gathered for one week to improve how they use technology in the classroom. We focused on technologies that don’t regularly appear in the classroom. Technologies included virtual reality, augmented reality, QR codes, and a list of others. If you…

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Importance of Building a Social Aspect in an Online Course

Teaching online is not as simple taking what you do in the classroom and shifting it online. Take a presentation by a very dynamic educator who really engages their audience and simply videotape them for online learning, and you will lose something. That being said, online learning has a lot of potential. In this series,…

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Technology in the Social Studies Classroom

Becoming a teacher can be a daunting task. A new teacher has to take in a lot of information ,which can be overwhelming. There are many different things to remember including the different sets of standards teachers needs to consider when creating lessons. A normal lesson plan in a methods course can possibly include content…

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Emerging Technologies in the Classroom

The first official Educational Technology Summer Institute at Fairfield University has come and gone. Fifteen teachers with various backgrounds gathered for one week to improve how they use technology in the classroom. We focused on technologies that don’t regularly appear in the classroom. Technologies included: QR Codes Virtual Reality Augmented Reality Various Assessment Tools Google…

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Optimizing Classroom Discussion with Student Devices

Educational technology is a valuable classroom tool, but budgetary constraints can hinder availability. Some school districts have the ability to provide devices to every student, while other districts struggle to provide one operational computer lab. Listed below are some technology resources that can enhance classroom discussion despite the budgeting issues that many districts face. Some…

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