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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Creating Connections in Educational Technology with a Capstone

One great thing about educational technology is that is is always evolving. Courses are more of a collaborative experience because everyone can contribute. I always walk away from my courses having learned something about a new tool or strategy. This perpetual evolution requires educational technology programs to be regularly updated in order to stay relevant….

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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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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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