The need for technology integration coaching

The Need for Technology Integration Coaching

While teachers and school leaders understand how integrating technology can introduce new and exciting possibilities in the classroom, without purposeful technology integration coaching, those efforts to integrate technology often lead to underwhelming results (Davis & Currie, 2019) . Rapid changes in classroom technology define the need for ongoing support and training for teachers, specifically in …

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keyboard shortcuts for chromebooks

The Beginner’s Guide to Keyboard Shortcuts for Chromebooks

It’s no secret that Chromebooks have become the dominant form of 1:1 device in public schools in America. In the fourth quarter of 2017, Chromebooks represented around 60% of mobile devices shipped to schools. The success of these low-cost devices is undeniable. Still, many students and teachers are just getting used to using these devices …

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flipgrid for math class

The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Flipgrid for Math Class

Math teachers are always looking for ways to increase student engagement in their classrooms. Let’s just admit it, it’s very easy for math classes to be boring without some effort on the teacher’s part to build in inquiry, discovery, and some real-world applications. Adding in some form of interactive video can make even the most …

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A Strategy for Modernizing School Curriculum in Kentucky

The post below is designed as a one-page policy briefing, focusing on the #GoOpen Initiative launched by the federal Office of Educational Technology in late 2015. Michael W. Paul, Jr. mike@pikemalltech.com (270) 505 4815 Summary The introduction of the Go Open Initiative in 2015 provided a path for school districts to use openly licensed, high-quality …

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Repairing the Breach in Education

Repairing the Breach: How to Save Education, Prepare for the Future, and Realize the Fullness of Human Potential

And they that shall be of thee shall build the old waste places: thou shalt raise up the foundations of many generations; and thou shalt be called, The repairer of the breach, The restorer of paths to dwell in. (Isaiah 58:12, King James Version) I could start this article with a statement like, “The education …

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