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5 Educational Technology Tools To Try This School Year (2017-2018)

A new school year is upon us. For me, this means discussions with other educators about how to best infuse technology into their teaching. There is always the core set that I would always recommend. This includes Google Apps, Twitter, and Adobe Spark among others. However, here are some others to check out that I…

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Top Ten Assessment Tutorials

Assessment is essential for gauging student comprehension. Here are ten tutorials relating to assessment tools and strategies. Enjoy! Technology Tools for Exit Slips: Amy Cristofer & Sr. Lauren Zak Assessment Tools: Kahoot and Socrative:¬†Alexis Palazzo & Becca Corso Assessing Student Growth with Google Forms:¬†Scott Dempsey Stick Pick: Replace your coffee can and popsicle sticks with…

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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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Technology Professional Development Tutorials: Part Two

Fairfield University Educational Technology students created another round of tutorials that educators can refer to when searching for technology tools to use in their classroom. Enjoy! EDPuzzle: Make Any Video Your Lesson: Dana Stradinger Assessing Student Growth with Google Forms: Scott Dempsey ICivics: A Useful Technology Resource for the Social Studies Classroom: Becca Corso Educational…

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Collaborative Professional Development Opportunities for Teachers

Teacher professional development can be a frustrating experience. It is often dictated by the needs of the district, kind of a necessary evil. The district may be addressing new initiatives or the accreditation process. One option for teachers is to develop their own Personal Learning Network (PLN). I am a big fan of PLN’s. I…

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