Tech In Pedagogy

Tech Resources For Your Teaching

Making Virtual Reality a Possibility in your Classroom

I am always looking for ideas for the classroom. I have been working with Google Cardboard, and I see a lot of potential for using it in the classroom. Google Cardboard is a virtual reality device kit that users assembles themselves. The device consists of a section of cardboard that is cut and marked for assembly, a…

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7 Cool Ways To Use Google Docs in your Teaching

There are many ways that Google Apps can be used to streamline your teaching.  For this post, I wanted to narrow my list to just Google Docs because the list would have to be extremely long to cover the possibilities for all Google Apps in any real depth. So here we go: Lesson Plan Collaboration:…

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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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