Tech In Pedagogy

Tech Resources For Your Teaching

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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Using Atavist in the Classroom

I was looking for interesting ways to do a class introduction when I came across Atavist. Atavist is a publishing and storytelling resource. It can be used to address aspects of both the writing and speaking & the listening common core standards. You can add several features to your Atavist project including text, pictures, videos,…

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Making Connections with IFTTT

IFTTT stands for If This Then That.¬†You can use this resource to connect different apps. This post is not necessarily a straightforward tip. Instead, I am offering a resource to explore. IFTTT is great for setting up connections. Some are straightforward, but you can get pretty creative also. Each connection you create/activate is known as…

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Using Student Created Assessments

Assessment is an important part of the learning process. On the teacher’s part, it should help guide their teaching. Using formative assessments can help identify what students are getting, and more importantly, what they are not getting. I say the latter is more important because identifying problem areas allows us to modify our approach so…

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