Author: flavionickel

Reading 2.0

Many educators are worried about how technology is affecting the amount of reading that students are doing. They notice that:

  • Students are struggling to read and comprehend longer texts.
  • Students are struggling to read deeply.
  • Many students report that they don’t read outside of school at all.

There are a few contributing factors to this, technology being one and high-stakes testing being another. (more…)

Why Should Teachers Use Twitter in Education?

Twitter like all other social media is a virtual Aladdin’s cave. It is a gateway to riches. But just like in the story, this Aladdin’s cave is also booby-trapped. Use it right and you will come away with the genie of knowledge ready to do your bidding. Use it wrong and you will be a casualty of wasted time. So, ‘rub’ it just right. Long back, we had taken a look at how to use Twitter for business. Many of the methods hold true for learning (more…)

6 Ideas for Connected Classrooms

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Bev Berns @B_Berns (Iowa), Kim Powell (Michigan) @powell4thgrade live and work in different states supporting their teachers. That has not stopped them from connecting and creating projects for teachers everywhere (including theirs). In fact, I believe that they are redefining what regional support staff should be doing: Making connection (more…)

10 Advanced Tips & Tricks For Google Forms

If Google Forms is not yet your go-to form maker, it’s time for us to change your mind. You may think you know everything there is to know about Google Forms, but thanks to Google’s use-it-and-you’ll-work-it-out attitude, perhaps you don’t. There are a lot of powerful tools hidden away in places you may not ever find unless you know what you’re looking for. We’re here to make sure you know all the top tricks of (more…)

Teachingnology

What are we up to?

TTTLogo.2012-13We @Teachingnology are all teachers and we want to spread the word of technology in classroom. It is very common for us to find teachers who are interested in learning how to get technology into their classes but  just don’t know how to start. The reason for creating this blog is that we want to share great  ideas and experiences of other teachers. The posts we share are collected on the web and most of them have been previously tested in real classes. We hope you can have a nice experience with it, and when you do that, let us know! Follow us on twitter @teachingnology!