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resources for faith-based teaching and learning using technology as a tool to educate


  • Adventist Resource
    Nearpod, Your Go-To Tool for Classroom Interaction Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Hill describes how to use the Nearpod app as a tool for presentation, instruction, interaction, assessment and homework.

  • 21st Century Learning – How Online Videos Enhance Education at Home and in the Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article describes the educational benefits of online videos and provides tips on making sure the content is safe for children.

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    A Resource Center Is Born Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Outlines the impetus, background, and organization of the Curriculum and Instruction Resource Center Linking Educators--CIRCLE.

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    Academy Students and Pre-service Teachers Perceptions of the Use of Electronic Technology in their Personal Life and School Experiences in a Selected Union Conference Grade 9-Tertiary
    Problem: The influx of N-Gen students into the classroom of teachers of earlier generations has created a digital generation gap. This gap has serious consequences for schools.

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    Achieving Mobility and Interactivity in the Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Description of interactive projectors and interactive boards, both of which can be huge assets in the classroom.

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    ACTIVboards in the Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Hetland discusses how ACTIVboards, used with a computer and video projecter, can be useful in the classroom. It replaces the whiteboard with its many digital features. A cordless pen is used to write on this board, allowing the user to do numerous activities.

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    Adventist Education Forum Preschool-Lifelong
    Discuss ideas, share tips, ask questions, and learn more from other Seventh-day Adventist educators through Adventist Edforum, in three ways: Edforum Blog, Edforum...

  • Annenberg Learner Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Annenberg Learner wants "to advance excellent teaching in American schools through the development and distribution of multimedia resources for teaching and learning" with interactive activities for major subject areas and video series with additional...

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    Being an Online Student Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Record outlines the pros and cons of online learning, including discussion of convenience factors, the quality of the online instructor, social interaction, and the equalizing benefits.

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    Big Data, Education, and Social Responsibility Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This paper identifies education opportunities and challenges in the contemporary informational realm addressing certain issues related to big data. On the one hand, it can revolutionize academia by giving it a new life. On the other hand, it can be dangerous,...

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    Bit of a Byte Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Sinclair observes that "there is nothing new under the sun. The wise man Solomon said 'there is never an end of making many books, and much reading wearies the flesh' (paraphrase). I have certainly found that both of these statements are true, especially...

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    Caught in the 'Net' - Recognizing Internet Addiction in Youth Grade 7-Tertiary
    Varghese and Fayard discuss the nature of internet addiction, noting that, “Internet addiction refers to a pathological use of computers or technology that is characterized by intrusive urges to engage in online behaviors to an extent that contributes...

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    Characteristics of a Quality Education Website Kindergarten-Lifelong
    What should teachers look for in selecting a good educational website? Teachers should consider key factors such as audience, language, and visual display. Bruce Wentzell also suggests using the four 'A's' of website design to judge any site: accessibility,...

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    ChromeBooks - Are They the 1:1 Device for Your School? Grade 3-Tertiary
    Detailed pros and cons to help you decide if Chromebooks are the best choice for your classroom or school. The author invites personal contact if you have further questions.

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    Collaboration and Technology Grade 5-Grade 12
    After being assigned classes she hadn't taught before, a teacher turned to colleagues and the internet for ideas and support. Includes a list of the best websites she found, mostly focusing on English language arts and social studies.

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    Collaborative Classroom Projects - Bringing the World to Your Classroom Grade 3-Tertiary
    Hill highlights various ways for Adventist educators and their classrooms to stay connected using technology. Includes projects of specific interest to music and science teachers.

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    Computer Technology in the Geography Classroom - Quality Teaching and Learning Grade 9-Tertiary
    "The capacity of technology to bring learning alive for students and make learning significant is immense, yet the demands which such learning places on teachers' computing knowledge and skills can be daunting, and the technical glitches frustrating....

  • Computer-Using Educators, Inc - CUE Tertiary-Lifelong
    CUE promotes the use of technology in all disciplines from kindergarten through college. Membership fee includes CUE Newsletter every other month and reduced fees to their two conferences in fall and spring.

  • Converge Magazine -3-Lifelong
    Converge provides inspiration and guidance for a new generation of leadership embracing technology and creating new, more effective education models. A free resource of ideas on the utilization of technology to deliver quality education in our schools.

  • CoSN - Advancing K-12 Technology Leadership Kindergarten-Grade 12
    CoSN, the Consortium for School Networking, is the premier professional association for school district technology leaders. It provides products and services to support leadership development, advocacy, coalition building, and awareness of emerging technologies....

  • Critical Issue: Using Technology to Improve Student Achievement Kindergarten-Grade 12
    An excellent article that includes goals, action options, pitfalls, different viewpoints and case studies.

  • Cullen's ABC's iPhone Apps Preschool-Grade 2
    Cullen’s ABC’s apps feature Cullen’s videos and have been developed specifically for young children. Here’s what you will find on our apps: - No internet connection required to play videos - Easy-to-operate interface, built...

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    Curing the Technology Headache! Kindergarten-Grade 12
    An argument for Adventist educators to commit the time necessary to learn (and love) new technology.

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    Does Carrying a Smart Phone and an iPad Make the Principal a Technology Leader? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    It is important for principals to remain current with technologies students are using regularly and thus become successful technology leaders who make wise decisions about the integration of technology at their schools.

  • Education World Preschool-Lifelong
    Education World's goal is to make it easy for educators to integrate the Internet into the classroom. Includes a search engine for educational web sites only

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    Educational Reform - A Learning Revolution Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Bryan Lee notes that changes in the modern world have far exceeded changes in the typical classroom. For schools to keep up with changing times, educators will need to rethink their conceptions of learning and relinquish some of the control and formalization...

  • Educational Technology and Mobile Learning Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Educational Technology and Mobile Learning seeks to help educators, teachers, curriculum designers, and students better integrate technology into education. We provide ideas, tips, tutorials and reviews of the best free internet and mobile tools.

  • Edudemic: Connecting Education and Technology Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "What is the best way to improve education using social media? That’s the big question that Edudemic hopes to answer. You’ll find regular doses of helpful ideas, infographics, news, videos, and more when you visit Edudemic."

  • Edutopia Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Find detailed articles, in-depth case studies, research summaries, short documentary segments, expert interviews, and links" to resources and stories of innovative teaching and learning.

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    Enhancing STEM instruction with SCRATCH and MIT App Inventor Kindergarten-Grade 12 New!!
    This 2018 NAD convention workshop was "designed to explore the use of app development to enhance learning in science. Science concepts covered in these apps include cell structure and function, atomic structure, physical and chemical change." See...

  • eSchool News Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Up-to-the-minute technology news for the educator. Subscribe to the free newsletter.

  • FETC - Federal Educational Technology Conferences Grade 1-Tertiary
    "The FETC conference program is designed so educators and administrators have an opportunity to learn how to integrate different technologies across the curriculum–from kindergarten to college–while being exposed to the latest hardware, software...

  • FlashcardExchange Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This site contains flashcards made by other users on a large array of topics for students young and old.

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    Flipped Classroom Grade 6-Lifelong
    "Mark Janke, a teacher at Sacramento Adventist Academy, wondered about the flipped classroom model and decided to try an experiment. Here are his results."

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    Flipped Learning Grade 5-Grade 12
    "In a nutshell, the concept behind flipped learning is to front load, by video, the information students need so they can do projects and other creative learning activities together with their teacher during class time. It’s like having your personal...

  • Free Interactive Whiteboard Resources Preschool-Grade 12
    This list links to more than fifty websites, most of which contain games and activities for interactive whiteboards.

  • Gaggle Grade 7-Grade 12
    Gaggle continually adds popular features for communication and collaboration, all within our safe, filtered, and controlled environment. Gaggle’s collection of tools has grown to include Digital Lockers, Message Boards, Chat Rooms, Blogs, Profile Pages,...

  • Global Classrooms Interactive Resources Page Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Links to many interactive learning tools, organized by subject areas: math, reading and language arts, links for students, science, social studies, art, and physical education for all ages.

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    Google Classroom in the Classroom Grade 7-Grade 12 New!!
    With this presentation from a 2018 NAD convention breakout session, "learn how educators can use the features of Google Classroom to create and grade assignments and quizzes, stay in communication, and make life more efficient."

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    Google Docs - It Rocks! Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A teacher shares how he and his students utilize Google Docs for various projects and assignments.

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    Great Websites for Busy Teachers Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Bruce Wentzell shares a list of great websites for busy teachers.

  • How Stuff Works Grade 5-Lifelong
    Have you ever wondered how the engine in your car works or what makes your refrigerator cold? Find clear explanations in categories: Computers & Internet, Living & Entertainment, Engines & Automotive, Around the House, Electronics & Communications,...

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    How to Keep Your Sanity with Data Rollup Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Why does it matter what grading scale my teachers use? Why do classes need to be standardized? Do we HAVE to print report cards from Data Rollup? Why do schools have to use an approved SIS?" This ASDASA 2015 session's file is a user guide for the...

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    Implementing 21st Century Skills Kindergarten-Grade 2
    This lower elementary "plan for introducing and implementing new technology in a primary classroom" focuses on student instruction. The 24 sessions are scheduled September through March, leaving the final months of the school year for skill building....

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    Inspired Class Blog Kindergarten
    Educator Deborah Park shares ideas, activities, and learning tools through her Inspired Class Blog for teachers. Adaptable hands-on teaching ideas for subjects including art, Bible, language arts, history, science, spelling, and technology for grade 6 are included.

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    Interactive Whiteboard Resource List Preschool-Grade 12
    This list links to resources for interactive whiteboards, including games and activities, equipment recommendations, and strategies for use.

  • Interactive Whiteboard Resources Preschool-Grade 12
    The Utah Education Network gathered this list of websites and resources, specifically for use with interactive whiteboards.

  • International Society for Technology in Education - ISTE Tertiary-Lifelong
    The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) for Teachers Project website describes standards, assessments, and conditions that facilitate the use of technology to support student learning.

  • International Society for Technology in Education - ISTE Kindergarten-Grade 12
    ISTE is a non-profit organization "providing leadership and service to improve teaching and learning by advancing the effective use of technology in education". This includes professional development, knowledge generation, advocacy, and leadership for innovation.

  • Internet @ Schools Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Internet@Schools is a practical guide for educators - from school librarians, technology specialists, and classroom teachers to school- and district-level administrators - that shows how to get high-performance learning from internet-based school products, services, and resources.

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    iPad, the Essential Teacher Tool Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This short article discusses the benefits of an iPad in the classroom for teacher use, and lists helpful apps.

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    iPads - A Game Changer for Both Teachers and Students Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The authors discuss various schools which provided students and teachers with iPads in the Georgia-Cumberland Conference. They discuss implementation strategies for controlling app and website use through Apple Configurator. Enumerated benefits and challenges...

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    iPads in the Adventist Classroom PowerPoint Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A step by step guide on how to integrate iPads into the Adventist classroom. Much research has gone into this PowerPoint, which can be presented to teachers and administrators in order to introduce them to this idea and to answer questions.

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    Journey to Excellence Overview Text - J2E Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The Journey to Excellence initiative provided a framework guiding Adventist education in North America into the 21st century. The outcomes are worth considering still in strategic planning. A pdf version is also available.

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    Lecture Capture and the Flipped, or not so Flipped Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 12
    In a flipped classroom, students view a lecture prior to being in class, freeing up the period for discussion or other activities. This article focuses on the technical side of this practice.

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    Let's Not Get Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Roland Pelletier shares the importance of employing a practical level of instruction in the technology learning process. This will be both beneficial and rewarding for the learner and the instructor.

  • Lynda.com Online Tutorials Tertiary-Lifelong
    An affordable and efficient way to gain technology credit for denominational re-certification, "lynda.com is an online learning company that helps anyone learn software, design, and business skills to achieve their personal and professional goals. With a lynda.com subscription, members receive unlimited access to a vast library of high quality, current, and engaging video tutorials.

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    Media Arts Course at Deer Lake Adventist School Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Aguilar discusses implementing a Media Arts Course at Deer Lake Adventist School, what the course includes, and how it was developed.

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    Musings of an Out-of-the-Loop Teacher… Grade 3-Grade 12
    After a five year absence from the classroom, a teacher faces the technological advancement that occurred while she was gone. She learned to embrace, explore, and engage it.

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    NAD Technology & Distance Education Committee - TDEC Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The TDEC website provides a variety of educational technology resources to fit your level of expertise and interests

  • Nearpod - Create, Engage, Assess through Mobile Devices Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This classroom app allows each student to view (and interact with!) presentations on a separate computer, tablet, or other device. Teachers can create their own lessons or choose from Nearpod's collection. The presentations can function as a live session with...

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    Online Database Resources Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The internet includes many resources that are part of what is often called "The Hidden Internet." Many of these resources are free. Those that are subscription based are often well worth the expense. Even the availability of just a few of these resources...

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    Our Technology Was Adventure - A Nostalgic Look at Growing Up Without Technology Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Cameron reminisces on what it was like to grow up with minimal technology. He also discusses the role technology plays in education.

  • PBS Kids - SMART Board Games Preschool-Grade 4
    Students will enjoy this age-appropriate collection of interactive whiteboard games for educators, which relate to language arts, the arts, math, or social science. Most of the games are geared toward PreK-2nd grades.

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    Plickers - A simple and affordable student response system Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Read how the Plickers app, "a paper-based clickers system that is virtually free, easy to use, and engaging for students" can create smooth transition times, encourage students to participate, and provide real-time feedback for the teacher.

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    Ransomware - When Will You Lose Your Data? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Learn how to prevent a ransomware attack on your personal computer or school network, and options if you do find yourself a victim.

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    Reaching the World Through Technology Lifelong
    The rate of knowledge exchange is rapidly increasing. How can we use this trend to support our mission? This is a supplemental article to JAE volume 79, issue 3.

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    Robots - Coding in the K-3 Classroom to Build Foundational Skills Kindergarten-Grade 4
    This 2018 NAD convention workshop used Ozobots to show how many areas of K-3 instruction can be enhanced by coding and robots. The presentation includes pictures and a brief overview.

  • SAS Curriculum Pathways Grade 8-Tertiary
    "We develop interactive resources that utilize technology to create learning environments otherwise difficult to achieve in the classroom setting. Our resources are intended to supplement instruction to engage students in meaningful learning experiences...

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    School Internet Safety - More than Block it to Stop It Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article suggests how schools can help guide students learn proper internet use and how to avoid safety risks such as addiction, cyberbullying, hacking, identity theft, or interacting with criminals.

  • Schoology Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Schoology is a free user-friendly learning management system. It provides instructional tools to quickly create a paperless classroom. Mobile apps for ios, android, and kindle fire are available.

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    Several Benefits of Web-Based Submissions Grade 7-Tertiary
    A teacher describes the benefits of having his students electronically submit written assignments using the website turnitin.com.

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    Sharing Resources Kindergarten-Lifelong
    CIRCLE, the Curriculum and Instruction Resource Center Linking Educators, connects those who have resources with those who need them anytime, anywhere. Sponsored by the North American Division (NAD) and General Conference Department of Education, it...

  • Skype in the Classroom Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Skype in the classroom allows a teacher to take students on a virtual field trip to the ocean, rain forest, or other natural or historical places far away Skype allows students to talk with a live person as students learn new content.

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    Small School, Big Dreams Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article shares one teacher's personal experience with collaboration, and how a community was able to turn a small, failing school into a vibrant, technological environment that provided for teaching and learning needs of students and the community. The...

  • Smoothboard Air - An Interactive Board Alternative 0-2 years-Tertiary
    Smoothboard Air is an interactive board alternative for teachers. Free online version available.

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    Social Media and the Pursuit of God Grade 5-Grade 12
    Despite loving technology himself, the author expresses concern at the notion that modern students need to be "powered on" at all times.

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    Some Recent Findings, Musings and Questions Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Various thoughts relating to technology, both in and out of the classroom. Topics include Google Glass, mobile devices, and computer games.

  • T.H.E. Journal: Technological Horizons in Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    T.H.E. is filled with research on technology in education and timely announcements of new technology and software. Even if you do not subscribe to the journal, there are online links to journal articles that you can access.

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    TEACH Editorial Vol 10 Issue 2: Too Much Technology? Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Perry briefly discusses pros and cons of the increase in technology usage among students, then describes the other articles in this issue, which include: The...

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    Teaching beyond Post-modernism in a Digitalised Society Grade 5-Tertiary
    "The rapid and exponential growth of the internet over the past 40 years has changed the nature of society. Indeed...the internet is our defining medium. This has implications for student learning and, consequently, teacher pedagogy."

  • Teaching with Interactive Whiteboards – ASCD Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This article summarizes a study in which teachers presented a lesson using interactive whiteboards, then gave the lesson again to a different group of students, without the use of the whiteboard. The findings greatly support the use of this technology.

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    Teaching with Technology Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Thoughts from a teacher who says he has "incorporated more technology in my classes to stimulate greater interests in my students and to enhance their learning."

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    Teaching with Technology - Without Breaking the Bank Kindergarten-Grade 12
    From a 2018 NAD convention breakout session, this presentation provides "an overview of specific internet-based programs that can be accessed for free, or next-to-nothing. Some examples reviewed will be Plickers, Kahoot! Socrative, etc."

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    Teaching with Technology on a Tight Budget Kindergarten-Grade 12 New!!
    The presenters of this 2018 NAD convention breakout session discussed "computer applications that can bring life to general education without the big price tag of a 1:1. Participants [learned] about some of the most successful educational websites available...

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    Technology - A Blessing or a Curse? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    In response to research showing no clear connection between technology and academic success, a principal suggests specific ways to "get the most out of your current or future technology purchases."

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    Technology in the Classroom – It's Not Just for Students Grade 6-Tertiary
    Consider three apps useful to teachers for organization and paperless grading.

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    Technology into Teaching Becomes an Imperative Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Brief description of technology tools, and how they can be used in the classroom. Covers mini-laptops, Google docs, and SMART Boards.

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    Technology Use in the Applied Math Program Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The government of Alberta, Canada divided the math curriculum into two sections, pure math and applied math. This articles discusses how technology can be used effectively in applied math classes to make these courses enjoyable learning experiences in the...

  • The Concord Consortium - Realizing the Promise of Educational Technology Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Concord creates "interactive materials that exploit the power of information technologies." Focused on improving learning opportunities for all students using new and emerging technologies.

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    The Digital Divide After 20 Years - A Rural Philippine Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The digital divide is still a real concern in the developing world; however, strides are being made to overcome information technology gaps with the developed world. Given the changing patterns of technology usage, this study explores what the digital divide looks like today in a small, rural school community in the Philippines.

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    The Influence of Teenager Computer Usage on Their Academics and Spirituality Grade 7-Grade 12
    "The study investigated the influence of technology usage on students’ academic performance and spirituality. A total of 166 respondents participated in this study from three different schools in the Philippines. Respondents answered a spirituality questionnaire and detailed the time they spent on technology usage. Results showed that there was no direct significant relation between technology usage and academic performance; however, computer ownership did have a significant negative impact on student grades.

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    The Teacher Track on Facebook Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Want a quick idea for your classroom? Here you will find snapshots and great ideas from Adventist classrooms visited by Sandra Doran, Associate Superintendent of the Florida Conference. Be sure to 'like' the page if you want to receive the new ideas as they are posted. You’ll find all elementary grade levels included.

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    Today's Email Security Landscape - What You Need to Know Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Consider strategies used by scammers to gain information or hijack hard drives for ransom, as well as tips to avoid them.

  • Topmarks Grade 1-Grade 12
    The free interactive whiteboard resources on this website are organized by subject and age.

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    Transforming Classroom Practice - Is It Possible to Encourage the Development of Discerning Reading Habits in Students by Using a Blog? Grade 3-Tertiary
    After noticing their students were more likely to read books they recommended, two English teachers created a blog with short book reviews and ratings. This is a great way for teachers to model good reading habits and help cultivate their students' interest...

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    Using Digital Escape Rooms in the Classroom - Trapped in a Mine Grade 5-Grade 12
    Participants at this 2018 NAD convention learned "how to create and use a digital escape room to present material, engage students, and assess knowledge." The presentation includes a link to a working escape room.

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    Using Technology in the Teaching of Religion, Part 1 Grade 8-Grade 12
    Don Sands shares how technology, electronic or digital products, can help students in religion classes seek God, and are for the needs of others. Recommended sites include Bible Gateway, Blue Letter Bible, Christian Classics Ethereal Library, and many more.

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    Using Technology to Engage & Differentiate Kindergarten-Grade 8
    With this presentation from a 2018 NAD convention breakout session, "learn new skills for using technology to engage and differentiate instruction for your students...explore a variety of technologies for learning that support creative and critical thinking...

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    Was It the SMART Thing to Do? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    After choosing an iPad/TV combo for his classroom over a SMART board, the author explains why he is happy with his decision. Included are his system's specifications and useful apps.

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    What Is Your Backup Plan for Your Backup? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Learn from the author's mistake, and keep your backup in a separate location! After backing up all his teaching materials onto a flash drive and CD only to have everything stolen together, he now recommends online data backup.