Integrating Technology

These resources can help with technology integration, but your school needs to invest in professional development and planning time if the expected benefits will override the costs.

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4 Easy Ways to Integrate Technology in the Classroom

Making technology a part of your classroom doesn’t have to mean expensive edtech solutions and complicated implementations. Sometimes, simple tools that you’re probably already using in your non-teacher life can have just as much of an impact—without the intimidation factor. Here’s four easy ways to start incorporating every day technology into your lesson plans.   Scott…  learn more

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Classroom 2.0

Welcome to Classroom20.com, the social network for those interested in  Web 2.0, Social Media, and Participative Technologies in the classroom. We encourage you to sign up to participate in the great discussions here, to receive event notifications, and to find and connect with colleagues. We have over 85,000 members from 200 countries!  learn more

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Common Sense: Tips & Resources

Get quick and easy teaching strategies for integrating technology into the classroom. Even if you only have a few minutes, you'll find free tips and tools to use with your students or share with colleagues.  learn more

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CyberCivics

Cyber Civics is the most comprehensive digital literacy curriculum for middle school you'll find. Award-winning, turnkey, standards-aligned lessons teach students to become ethical, safe, and productive digital citizens. Hands-on activities are created in the classroom by teachers. Lessons for homeschool and distance learning too.  learn more

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Educator voice: How digital citizenship helps keep youth safe and productive online

July 17, 2022 The National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE) wrapped up its annual three-day virtual conference Sunday. Diana Graber, who spoke at NAMLE this year, is the founder of Cyberwise, an organization specializing in preparing students to be “ethical, safe, and productive digital citizens.”  learn more

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Edutopia: Teaching Students to Evaluate Websites

A few pointers on how to guide middle and high school students to determine whether a website offers accurate information. Amie Weinber January 21, 2022  learn more

Implementation Principles for Technology

In a DOE Challenge grant, Barbara Means and her colleagues at SRI cited vital implementation principles for the role of technology in facilitating school reform: Time must be devoted to developing a unifying vision; Good curricular content must precede technology design; Technology should be used across subject matters and classrooms; Adequate technology access is needed for all students; Easily accessible technical support is critical; Teachers need time to learn to use technology and to incorporate it into their curricular goals; The project must provide opportunities for teachers to collaborate with peers;…  learn more

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Kid-Safe Browsers and Search Sites

Want to let your kid do some online research for homework and projects but you're worried (understandably!) about what they might find? This list of safe search sites for kids lets young surfers investigate topics they're interested in while protecting them from the stuff they're not ready to see. It's also a good idea to…  learn more

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Shake Up Learning: Top 20 TechTips for Teachers

Do you ever struggle with implementing tech in the classroom? These 20 practical tips will help you figure it out! These tips and more can be found in my book, Shake Up Learning: Practical Ideas to Move Learning from Static to Dynamic.  #shakeuplearning #edtech  learn more

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TeachHub: Technology in the Classroom

Technology is a great way to engage students, address learning goals and supplement instruction. Explore our technology in the classroom resources.  learn more

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Technology in the Classroom: 21 Tips, Tricks, and Ideas for Educators

What’s the best way for educators to handle the always-changing, tech-saturated world of today? Embrace it! Whether you’re looking to spice up your current lessons, catch students’ waning attention before the next break, or start planning ahead for tactics to try next year, we want to help you put all of the strategies, resources, and…  learn more

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Technology Tools To Integrate Into Your Classroom Today

This e-book provides advice, strategies, and resources that will help you integrate education technology in your classroom right now. Experienced teachers and those new to technology will benefit from the planning and reflection sheets, guidance on how and how NOT to use edtech in the classroom, and activities for 3 of the most popular technology…  learn more

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Technology: Free Resource Library

For access to this library of digital and printable resources, please subscribe by clicking here. Then look in your email for the password. You’ll need to enter the password to access the free resource library pages. Brittany Washburn  learn more

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The Tech Interactive in San Jose

Education is at the heart of everything we do at The Tech. We encourage curiosity for science, engineering, math, and technology in students on field trips, educators in our professional development programs, and families in our communities. We strive to ensure that everyone we serve has the opportunity to learn skills the future will demand.…  learn more

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Webwise: Internet Safety

Webwise promotes the autonomous, effective, and safer use of the internet by young people through a sustained information and awareness strategy targeting parents, teachers, and children themselves with consistent and relevant messages. We develop and disseminate resources that help teachers integrate internet safety into teaching and learning in their schools. We also provide information, advice,…  learn more