Tech In Pedagogy

Tech Resources For Your Teaching

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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How to Create Interactive Images with Thinglink

Thinglink is a great resource for creating interactive images for your lessons. This resource allows you to embed tags into any image you can find on the web or upload from your computer. To clarify, tags are closer in function to what some would call hotspots. There are lots of things you can do with Thinglink….

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Creating and Embedding Course Specific Calendars into your Class Site

Using a calendar to communicate class due dates and provide access to related documents and information can be very beneficial for students. Communication of class due dates and expectations is very important. It is also important to consider ease of use when adopting a new tool or resource.  In this case, you might want something…

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The Power of Storytelling in Teaching Part 2

In my previous post, I discussed using Storycorps as an educational resource. This was part of a two post series about using storytelling in your teaching. In this post, I will talk about another great resource called TED Talk. TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, and Design. Speakers talk about topics of interest, the point being…

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