13 Must-Have Gadgets and Apps for Educators

  T.H.E. Journal asked Leslie Fisher and Hall Davidson, presenters at FETC’s popular Tech Shootout session, to share some of the tools they’re still excited about. From apps to gadgets, … Continue Reading →

Document Readers Can Do More Than Just Show Documents

We laughed in the faculty room last week when we noticed an educational publisher had referred to having “transparencies” on a CD-ROM to supplement lessons.  How long had it been … Continue Reading →

From Bill Goodwyn: Technology Doesn’t Teach, Teachers Teach

By Bill Goodwyn, CEO of Discovery Education Posted on Huffington Post Education: 09/06/2012 3:23 pm Education is experiencing a seismic change. The chalkboard and print-based textbook classroom of yesterday is … Continue Reading →

BigHugeLabs: Create Engaging Authentic Assessments

Having difficulty exploring the internet for useful tools?  Here’s one that will give you an authentic assessment while your students think they’re having fun! Flickr’s “Big Huge Labs” (www.bighugelabs.com) provides … Continue Reading →

From JoeWoodOnline.com: 10 + 1 Apps for Digital Reading & Writing

Almost every day I’m asked, “What apps should I install on my iPad?”  Personally, I hate app lists.  There are hundreds of great apps out there and what I would … Continue Reading →

Dynamic English Lessons Teach Prepositions

  Here’s a proposition: Would you like an app UNDER one dollar that can help TO teach prepositions?  If so, then Dynamic English Lessons second edition is for you!  (Their … Continue Reading →

Triple Entendre Teaches Search Skills

  It’s amazing how hard students will work to find an answer when it comes to achieving another level in game play.  If your students need to work on internet … Continue Reading →

The Efficacy of Professional Development in Ed Tech

“We are currently preparing students for jobs that don’t yet exist … using technologies that haven’t yet been invented … in order to solve problems we don’t even know are … Continue Reading →