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Collaborative Workshop for Collaborative Teaching

Region 13 EdTech is teaming up with our Special Education group to offer a technology-infused workshop aimed at General Education and Special Education Co-Teachers.   What? Learn how to enhance instruction and improve student outcomes by meaningfully integrating technology into your gen-ed/sped collaborative classroom. Who? This workshop is designed to address the needs of a variety of […]

Actively Learn- Engaging Reading

Actively Learn is an online e-reader that allows teachers and students to work together within a text.  Teachers can embed resources and quizzes into texts to check for understanding and provide personalized instructions.  Students can highlight and take notes.  Sign up is free and teachers can track their students comments and answers to questions and […]

QikPad – Free and Easy Co-Authoring

This tool is just too cool not to blog about. It has all the things I like about instructional technology: free, easy, no accounts required, collaborative, sharable, save-able, embeddable, and has almost no learning curve.

3 Ring Binders in the Digital Age: Your Curriculum is Online, Your Resources Should Be Too

Everyone agrees that the role of technology is to help solve problems for educators. In years past, technology helped solve the problem of too little information and too few resources. However, in doing so, a new problem challenges educators and students: too much information and too many resources. In those by-gone years, teachers and students assembled paper based and digital resources into binders and onto CDs or thumb drives. Sharing and updating was limited, at best. Today, teachers, administrators, support staff, and students encounter volumes of text and multimedia content as they browse the web for information. Selecting, categorizing and sharing digital resources in an organized way can lead to clunky, messy, and difficult to manage solutions. Creating binders to sit on bookshelves is just such an example. What once worked is now inefficient.

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