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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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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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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Peer Assessment Strategies

There are benefits to having peers review and provide feedback about each other’s work. There are a few different possibilities with these strategies so lets take a look. These ideas are drawn from both high school and college classes. The individual ideas can definitely be used on multiple levels though. These ideas have inherent ties to 21st Century…

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