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Innovestment mit neuem Beteiligungsmodell

Innovestment, eine der führenden deutschen Plattformen für Unternehmensfinanzierungen und Pionier des Crowdinvestings, hat sein Beteiligungskonzept überarbeitet. Kern des neuen Modells bildet eine Rechtskonstruktion, die den Interessen von kapital...

iPad: Let Students Show What They Know!

When I was one of the teachers chosen to be a part of our school's iPad pilot group I was over-the-top excited.  I couldn't wait to get this revolutionary device into my classroom to enhance my students' learning and, of course, to have some of...
by Happening History Class on Jan 23, 2014

Tablets for younger children can increase knowledge and skills

I am thrilled to have Jamie Hill as my guest writer today. She’s a stay-at-home mom who loves technology and blogging and brings a fascinating perspective to the conversation about tablets and younger children. Enjoy! There are few things paren...
by Ask a Tech Teacher on Dec 14, 2013

Tablets for younger children can increase knowledge and skills

I am thrilled to have Jamie Hill as my guest writer today. She’s a stay-at-home mom who loves technology and blogging and brings a fascinating perspective to the conversation about tablets and younger children. Enjoy! There are few things paren...
by Ask a Tech Teacher on Dec 14, 2013

How is Technology Useful in Skill Building?

Today, I have a guest post from Matt Quibly, webmaster for a fascinating website called Qui.bly. It has a forum sort of set-up that enables parents to ask child-related tech questions and get answers from like-minded parents and/or professionals. If...
by Ask a Tech Teacher on Nov 16, 2013

Book Review: Kindergarten Technology Textbook

Kindergarten Technology: 32 Lessons Every Kindergartner Can Accomplish on a Computer by Structured Learning IT Teaching Team I’m often asked what books I recommend for teaching technology in the classroom. Each year about this time, I do a series o...
by Ask a Tech Teacher on Sep 21, 2013

Book Review: 1st Grade Technology–32 Lessons

This is another in a series of textbooks designed for K-8. I think you’ll find them useful in your classroom Web 2.0 integration: First Grade Technology: 32 Lessons Every First Grader Can Accomplish on a Computer by Structured Learning My ratin...
by Ask a Tech Teacher on Aug 10, 2013

Wisdom

  This is going to be a short article. I saw the above image in 9GAG and tried to visualize the situation. I assumed that I don’t know what a tomato is. Someone brings it to me and says it is a fruit. I cut it, taste it and try to figure o...
by The Shift In Education on Aug 6, 2013

169 Kindergarten Websites That Tie into Classroom Inquiry

These are my 120 favorite kindergarten websites. I sprinkle them in throughout the year, adding several each week to the class internet start page, deleting others. I make sure I have 3-4 each week that integrate with classroom inquiry, 3-4 that deal...
by Ask a Tech Teacher on Jul 12, 2013

Using Technology in Education… Still Doing That?

Let’s try something. Assume that you are an undergraduate student who will be a teacher. You see that lots of things are going on in educational technology and you don’t want to fall behind. You open Google and start typing ……...
by The Shift In Education on Jun 22, 2013

Book Review: K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum

Education has changed. No longer is it contained within four classroom walls or the physical site of a school building. Students aren’t confined by the eight hours between the school bell’s chimes or the struggling budget of an underfunded progra...
by Ask a Tech Teacher on Jun 15, 2013

Dear Otto: Do Students Still Need to Learn Keyboarding?

Dear Otto is an occasional column where I answer questions I get from readers about teaching tech. If you have a question, please complete the form below and I’ll answer it here. For your privacy, I use only first names. Here’s a great qu...
by Ask a Tech Teacher on May 22, 2013

Now Available: K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum

Digital Citizenship Curriculum for K-8 (print or digital) Why do teachers need to teach Digital Citizenship? Education has changed. No longer is it contained within four classroom walls or the physical site of a school building. Students aren’t con...
by Ask a Tech Teacher on Jan 28, 2013

Great Websites Updated!

Once a year, we update the massive list of great kid’s websites we keep on Ask a Tech Teacher. We collect all of the new websites used by our association of teachers, place them in their proper grade and category, and then share them with Ask a...
by Ask a Tech Teacher on Jan 25, 2013

17 Topics to Teach K-8 About Digital Citizenship

Education has changed. No longer is it contained within four classroom walls or the physical site of a school building. Students aren’t confined by the eight hours between the school bell’s chimes or the struggling budget of an underfunded progra...
by Ask a Tech Teacher on Jan 21, 2013

10 Top Click-throughs from Ask a Tech Teacher

I include lots of links for my readers to places that will help them integrate technology into their education. They cover websites on lesson plans, math, keyboarding, classroom management, cloud computer, digital books, teacher resources, free...
by Ask a Tech Teacher on Jan 17, 2013

10 Most Popular Tech Tips in 2012

As a working technology teacher, I get hundreds of questions from parents about their home computers, how to do stuff, how to solve problems. Each Tuesday in 2012, I shared one of those with you. Here are the Top Ten tech tips from 2012. Between thes...
by Ask a Tech Teacher on Jan 15, 2013

Top Ten Websites of 2012

Every week, I post a website that my classes found useful, instructive, helpful in integrating technology into classroom lesson plans. Some, you agreed with me about; others not so much. Here, I’ll share with you which sites readers thought we...
by Ask a Tech Teacher on Jan 11, 2013

10 Hits and 10 Misses for 2012

Since I started this blog forty-two months ago, I’ve had over 1 million visitors (most of them, this past year) to the 835 articles I’ve written on integrating technology into the classroom. They may be about how to use wikis or blogs in...
by Ask a Tech Teacher on Jan 7, 2013

Tech Tip #36: The Internet Toolbar Disappeared

As a working technology teacher, I get hundreds of questions from parents about their home computers, how to do stuff, how to solve problems. Each Tuesday, I’ll share one of those with you. They’re always brief and always focused. Enjoy! Q:  My...
by Ask a Tech Teacher on Dec 18, 2012


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