Corey Dressel

Integrating Technology into the classroom

In Uncategorized on July 26, 2017 at 10:44 pm

That’s the crux of the discussion by the folks over at Teachbytes who came up with the fabulous visualization below. It details 12 ways to properly integrate technology into the classroom. It details what the difference is between ‘using’ technology versus ‘integrating’ and I simply love it. Hope you do too.

integrating technology chart

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10 Ways To Use Technology To Teach Writing

In Uncategorized on July 26, 2017 at 9:08 pm

Added by Katie Lepi on 2012-11-16

Both high-tech innovations for learning and the inability of many American schoolchildren to write well have been major talking points in educational circles for quite some time, but oddly enough, one may offer a solution to helping remedy the other.

There are a variety of tech tools and methods out there for teaching writing that can make the process easier and more fun for both teachers and students. While not every high-tech way of teaching writing will work for every class or every student, there’s enough variety that there’s bound to be something for everyone.

Here, we offer just a few tech-focused ways to help students learn grammar, essay-writing, and, most importantly, why good writing is so important to their futures.

5 Ways to Use Technology to Teach Writing

In Uncategorized on May 8, 2013 at 12:46 pm

The following list is adapted from a post submitted by Katie Lepi, entitled “10 Ways to Use Technology To Teach Writing.” This post in its entirety can be found on the website Edudemic.

Edudemic is a web-based resource whose entire purpose is to connect teachers, administrators, students, and just about everyone else with the best technology on the planet. They do this by featuring a regular flow of tools, tips, resources, visuals, and guest posts from dozens of authors around the world. Started in 2010, Edudemic is now one of the leading education technology sites on the web; it is a vibrant forum of discussion, discovery, and knowledge.

1.    MAKE WRITING A MULTIMEDIA EXPERIENCE.

Many teachers report that students who get to be creative and use high-tech tools to augment their writing actually work harder, are more willing to revise, and want to create something that will be truly great, not just please the teacher.