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Technology in the Classroom

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BELIEVE

Instead of starting with technology skills and applying them to education, a better approach would be to start with good teaching practices and consider how technology can strengthen those practices.

Questions to Ponder:

  • Should we reconstruct what we do from the ground up when selecting/designing technology-enhanced instruction and assessment, or try to duplicate what we currently do in the classroom?

  • How can we organize digital resources for teachers?

  • How can we make the technology feel invisible rather than a distraction or barrier to learning?

  • How does technology allow us to do things that aren't otherwise possible?                  

HELPFUL RESOURCES

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Children's Literature for PD

DOT by Randi Zuckerberg

It's a Book! by Lane Smith

The Dot by Peter Reynolds

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