Tech In Pedagogy

Tech Resources For Your Teaching

Technology in the Social Studies Classroom

Becoming a teacher can be a daunting task. A new teacher has to take in a lot of information ,which can be overwhelming. There are many different things to remember including the different sets of standards teachers needs to consider when creating lessons. A normal lesson plan in a methods course can possibly include content…

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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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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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Guiding Standards and Skills Video

This video discusses the relationship between Common Core State Standards, the ISTE NETS, and 21st century skills along with their overlapping role in the classroom. Follow me on Twitter @JoshuaElliott3 for more tips and ideas. Share This:

Using Google+ as a Personal Learning Network with your Students

I enjoy using social media. I use Facebook to keep up with friends and family who I do not see very often. I use Twitter and Google+ for professional development. Teachers can use social media to follow leaders in the field of education and educational technology as well as share ideas with others in their…

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