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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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Using Adobe Spark in the Classroom

The mission of the Center for Academic Excellence (CAE) at Fairfield University is to support innovation and scholarship in teaching and learning. I like to attend their workshops because it is a great opportunity to pick up teaching tips or learn about new tools. I learned about a resource at a workshop last summer called Adobe…

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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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