Narrow Results

Technology Integration Narrow Results

meaningful use of current/new technology to enhance student learning

  • 108 Ways to Use Word Clouds Grade 2-Grade 12
    Creating word clouds, graphic representations of the frequency of words, can be used as a learning strategy for any classroom subject. This article by Michael Gorman gives 108 fantastic ideas for using word clouds in the classroom.

  • 12 Valuable Wordle Tips You Must Read Grade 2-Grade 12
    This article discusses the many ways you can use word clouds in the classroom. "A word cloud generator actually counts the number of times a specific word has been used in a document. It takes those words and makes them larger in size according to their...

  • Adventist Resource
    21st Century Learning Resource List Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This list links to resources describing what a twenty-first century classroom should look like, as well as how to educate your students for a changing world.

  • Adventist Resource
    A Lamp unto my Browser, and a Light unto my Surfing? Grade 9-Grade 12
    "In today’s digital age, young minds have a literal world of information right at their fingertips, on subjects that can be either constructive or harmful. How can we encourage them to make positive choices on their own?"

  • A Teacher's Guide to Using Facebook Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Use this guide to learn how to establish social networking profiles which uphold your professional image. Practical tips on Facebook settings are dated, but reading this guide provides a good overview of considerations every teacher needs to make sensible choices.

  • Adventist Resource
    Adventist Classrooms - A Potential Global Village Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Bayer suggests using technology to create a Global Village, which would help students become successful and contributing citizens and effective Christian witnesses in our ever-changing global society. Bayer gives a list of resources that can be used to encourage global learning.

  • Adventist Resource
    Adventist Education and the Facebook Face-off Grade 3-Grade 12
    "While Adventist schools may afford students the benefits associated with social networking, they must also be aware of the dangers associated with the technology... In combating the undesirable effects of the Internet, we must teach our students to become critical evaluators of what they view and hear. This skill well help them separate the tasteful from the grotesque, when faced with ethical and moral decisions in cyberspace."

  • Adventist Resource
    Audio Podcasting in the Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Learn how a teacher is using internet podcasting as a high school Bible class project. The first part provides an overview, while the second part of this article includes resources, a sample schedule and an evaluation rubric.

  • Adventist Resource
    Back to the Future Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Littlechilds tells the story of being introduced to technology in the classroom in the second grade and discusses the benefits and concerns of using technology in the classroom.

  • Adventist Resource
    Blended Learning - Expanding the Classroom Walls Using Edmodo Technology Grade 1-Grade 12
    Edmodo provides teachers and students a secure place to connect and collaborate, share content and educational applications, and access homework, grades, class discussions and notifications. This 2012 NAD presentation and handout provides practical lessons on how to use the Edmodo platform to provide blended learning across the curriculum.

  • Adventist Resource
    Blogging with Young Students Grade 1-Grade 4
    A 2nd grade teacher shares her journey with classroom blogging, gives simple instructions for how to start, and lists the benefits to students and parents.

  • Adventist Resource
    Bridges to the Digital Classroom in Small Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Marc Prensky, in his 2001 article Digital Natives Digital Immigrants, points out what may be the biggest problem we are facing in education: our Digital Immigrant instructors, who speak an outdated language (that of the pre-digital age), are struggling...

  • Adventist Resource
    Bringing Physics Lab to Life! Grade 10-Grade 12
    Briere discusses ways technology can make Physics Labs more exciting for students and several software programs that are affordable.

  • Adventist Resource
    Can't Afford an Interactive Whiteboard? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Read how one creative teacher transformed their regular projector screen to look like the interactive whiteboards dreamed of, but beyond budget constraints.

  • Adventist Resource
    Christian Values - A Key Component in Adventist Technology Programs Tertiary-Lifelong
    Making Christian values a key component in technology programs of Adventist schools results in training students to think and act in a manner that will glorify God and provide a faithful, dependable, and honest service to those God places them in contact with.

  • Adventist Resource
    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.

  • Adventist Resource
    Classroom Technology - Stepping-stone or stumbling block? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article explores answers to the question: "When students rely too heavily on technology for homework and assignments, could this actually create more problems than solutions?"

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

  • Adventist Resource
    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.

  • Edmodo - Social Learning Network for Teachers and Students Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Integrate technology in your classroom through Edmodo. Edmodo helps "teachers make their classroom a community. Edmodo provides teachers and students a secure place to connect and collaborate, share content and educational applications, and access homework, grades, class discussions, and notifications. Their goal is to help educators harness the power of social media to customize the classroom for each and every learner."

  • Eduweb Kindergarten-Lifelong
    These excellent online interactive learning adventures for students K-16 include games and simulations organized by subject, grade, or client.

  • Adventist Resource
    Environment-Friendly Educational Technologies Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Alexis shares how Graves Adventist Academy is using java applets to do 'dry labs', which are environmentally friendly and effective learning experiences. "With the help of educational technology, however, teachers can reduce, refine, and replace, and yet continue to effectively pursue, the study of life and physical sciences."

  • ePals Global Community Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "ePals is the leading provider of safe collaborative technology for schools to connect and learn in a protected, project-based learning network. With classrooms in 200 countries and territories, ePals makes it easy to connect learners locally, nationally or internationally."

  • Adventist Resource
    Equity in Computer Classrooms Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article from the technology issue of JAE shares research that shows girls and minority students often have limited access to computers and related technology. Boys are often given more specific feedback. There are many myths and negative attitudes which...

  • Adventist Resource
    Everything changes. Will you? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Adams lists several online resources such as Youtube, Google Docs, and Poll Everywhere that can be used in the classroom.

  • Adventist Resource
    Everything Looks Better on the Big Screen Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A Canadian teacher shares his journey to using a video projector regularly in his classroom.

  • Fakebook - Profile Wall Generator Grade 3-Grade 12
    Fakebook allows teachers and students to create imaginary profile pages for study purposes. Use Fakebook to chart the plot of a book, the development of a character, a series of historical events, the debates and relationships between people. A great online graphic organizer, students use Fakebook as a way to organize thoughts and information for projects and more!

  • Adventist Resource
    Free - or Cheap - Options for Classroom Response Systems Grade 7-Tertiary
    A look at how the BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) trend can be useful in the classroom. Discusses various apps and programs that can increase interactivity with students using their smartphones, iPods, etc. simultaneously under the teacher's guidance.

  • Adventist Resource
    Getting Active with ACTIVboards Grade 3-Grade 12
    Mosher shares how she's using Promethean's ACTIVboard as an interactive whiteboard at Chinook Winds Adventist Academy.

  • Adventist Resource
    Going Google with G Suite for Education Preschool-Tertiary
    This 2018 NAD convention workshop covered "how your school can apply for a free Google Suite for all students and administration under your school domain. Participants [learned] the process of how to set up a Google Suite Account for the school and [discovered]...

  • Adventist Resource
    Google docs - Who knew? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Mosher gives tips on how Google Docs can be used in the classroom for homework and other assignments.

  • Adventist Resource
    Here we go a Moodling? Grade 9-Tertiary
    Harrington discusses the benefits and practical classroom use of distributed learning websites, Moodle, and Elluminate.

  • Adventist Resource
    Implementing Interactive Whiteboards - What Can We learn? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This TEACH journal article provides helpful pointers from case studies about the benefits of interactive whiteboards, and the process of introducing them in schools.

  • Adventist Resource
    Integrating Collaborative Web 2.0 Tools into the Curriculum Preschool-Tertiary
    Our students must learn to communicate and collaborate using a variety of digital media and environments. Group collaboration in the classroom can become Web 2.0 collaboration using appropriate tools. Many Web 2.0 links will be available online to view later....

  • Adventist Resource
    Integrating Technology in the Classroom Grade 3-Grade 12
    Beckford describes two creative uses of technology in his classes at Crawford Adventist Academy.

  • Adventist Resource
    Intimidating Technology or An Open Mind Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Berdan discusses the benefits of having a smart board in the classroom.

  • Adventist Resource
    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.

  • Adventist Resource
    Is IT the Answer? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Fortney ponders the hazards of technology in the classrooms and cautions accepting it into homes and classrooms.

  • Adventist Resource
    JAE Editorial: Exploring the Frontiers of Educational Technology Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This editorial from the special technology issue of JAE discusses how technology enhances communication in the classroom and other learning environments. Articles in this issue include: Taking Charge...

  • Jeopardy Labs Grade 1-Grade 12
    "Jeopardy Labs allows you to create a customized jeopardy template without PowerPoint. The games you make can be played online from anywhere in the world. Building your own jeopardy template is a piece of cake. Or you can browse other jeopardy templates already created."

  • Kidspiration Kindergarten-Grade 5
    Created for K-5 learners, Kidspiration provides an easy way to apply the proven principles of visual learning. Students build graphic organizers by combining pictures, text and spoken words to represent thoughts and information.

  • Adventist Resource
    Kingsway's New Technology in the Classroom - The EPSON BrightLink 450Wi Projector Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Solomon reviews the EPSON BrightLink 450Wi Projector and its different uses in the classroom.

  • Adventist Resource
    La Familia Hispana - An Exploratory Unit of Study Grade 7-Grade 10
    "This unit has been created as a means of bridging the cultural gaps between your student and that of the target language, which in this unit is Spanish. It was produced for the use of any teacher that would like to integrate technology in the classroom and the curriculum while exposing his/her students to practical lessons and culture."

  • Adventist Resource
    Learning to Live with Technology Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Considering all the pressures to deal with innovations in educational use of technology, what can you do in your classroom to make technology work for you? This Canadian teacher shares how PowerPoint and video presentations have been helpful in his classroom.

  • Adventist Resource
    Let Not Your Heart Be Troubled Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A teacher's experience with asking God to help her implement the use of technology in her classroom shows He is always willing to answer our prayers, and often has prepared the way for us before we even know what we need.

  • Adventist Resource
    Let's Face It! Using Facebook in Class Grade 9-Grade 12
    Jamieson shares how he's used a facebook group for a digital photography class project area, as an example of using current technology in education.

  • Live Binders - 3-Ring Web Binders Grade 2-Grade 12
    "Live Binders is a simple way for teachers to share knowledge." Teachers can create and update online binders with resources for students and parents - including formats such as PDFs, images, presentations, videos, podcasts, links, and documents.

  • Meeting Words - Realtime Collaborative Text Editing Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "Meeting Words is a simple text editor for the web. Your text is saved on the web, and more than one person can edit the same document at the same time. Everybody's changes are instantly reflected on all screens." Teachers, support staff, parents, and students can work together on meeting notes, brainstorming sessions, cooperative learning projects, homework, team programming and more.

  • Microsoft Free Teachers Guides Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Microsoft's Teacher Guides provide free teaching tips and step by step guides for popular teacher tasks. Categories include: Critical thinking; free tools in the classroom; digital storytelling; Microsoft Office in the classroom;

  • Microsoft Lesson Plans Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Find new ways to enhance student learning through technology. Click the links below to view free apps and tools, most with education applications.

  • Adventist Resource
    Oh, What a Creative Web We Weave, When First We Practice to Perceive Grade 8-Grade 12
    MacDonald gives a lesson plan idea which involves studying literature and then creating a website.

  • Adventist Resource
    PET 11-02: Panorama of Educational Thoughts Preschool-Grade 12
    Download Vaughn Jennings' February 2011 newsletter for Adventist teachers in North America. This edition considers the importance of media literacy from a biblical perspective.

  • Adventist Resource
    Planning for 1:1 Success Grade 5-Grade 12
    Tips for the successful implementation of a one-to-one program (where each student has access to a laptop/mobile device in the classroom), with consideration to the following areas: vision, infrastructure, pedagogy, and professional development.

  • Adventist Resource
    PowerPoint Tips - Cool Multimedia Resources Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Bayer compiles a list of tips and ideas for using powerpoint, shared by Tammy Worcester at the 2008 ISTE Conference.

  • Adventist Resource
    Project Based Learning Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Beginning with an overview of project-based learning, this download includes the outline of a Grade 4 Social Studies technology-integrated unit on US geography, lists of webquest and smart board use links for science, social studies and math, and language...

  • Adventist Resource
    Review of Edmodo - A Social Networking Site for the Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Lintant discusses the uses of Edmodo, a social networking site similar to Facebook that can allow teachers to communicate announcements, assignments, calendars, etc, with the whole class.

  • Adventist Resource
    Six Ways to Make Technology Last Grade 1-Grade 12
    It is difficult to stay abreast of the constantly advancing wave of technology. This article gives advice on how to know what products to buy, and when to buy them.

  • Adventist Resource
    SMART Board in my Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Mathieson discusses the value of using a SMART board in the classroom and how it is beneficial for learning and teaching.

  • Adventist Resource
    Social Networking for Teachers: To Facebook or Not to Facebook Grade 5-Grade 12
    Bayer discusses the pros and cons of Facebook and cautions teachers to take into consideration whether or not they friend their students. She notes several points on how to decide what to put on Facebook.

  • Starfall Kindergarten-Grade 2
    The Starfall Method promises to improve reading acquisition by using the Internet to help make it fun for the children and easy for the educators. The Starfall learn-to-read website is offered free as a public service, though some content is restricted to members.

  • Adventist Resource
    Student Information Systems Recommended for North American Adventist Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    NAD Education has approved three Student Information System (SIS) vendors: Small School Minder (SSM), InformationNOW, and Renweb. This page links to key information about these three and advisory tech support groups.

  • Suggestions, Tools, and Guidelines for Assessing Technology in Elementary and Secondary Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "This guide was written by the National Forum on Education Statistics under NCES's Cooperative Education Statistics System. Directed toward state and local education agencies, it describes how to measure technology use by examining planning and policies; finance; equipment and infrastructure; technology applications; maintenance and support; professional development; and technology integration."

  • Adventist Resource
    TDEC Reports Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Access annual reports for technology integration in North American Division Adventist K-12 schools.

  • Adventist Resource
    Teaching with Technology Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Wilson gives some suggestions for using technology in education that will keep students interested and enhance their learning.

  • Tech & Learning Resources Kindergarten--3
    Tech & Learning provides practical resources and expert strategies for transforming K-12 education through the integration of digital technologies. Find best practices, blogs and contests, webinars and tech forums, as well as their magazine.

  • Adventist Resource
    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."

  • Adventist Resource
    Technology - Teacher Bulletin Volume 5 Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Technology is becoming more and more an integral teaching tool in the classroom. This section is full of annotated links for all subject areas, techy articles, webquests, and ideas for making technology work in your classroom.

  • Adventist Resource
    Technology and Kids Grade 1-Grade 4
    "The unit is written to give teachers the opportunity to involve their students in technology. The resources included will give teachers an excellent base of information to help them integrate technology into the classroom."

  • Adventist Resource
    Technology in Parent - Teacher Conferences Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Keeping parents informed about their child's progress can be made easier using technology. Shared here are a variety of ways this can be done: sending email, printing to portable document formats (pdf), using electronic grade books, and creating and maintaining teacher web sites.

  • Technology Integration for the New 21st Century Learner Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article describes how “today’s students need educators to re-envision the role of technology in the classroom.”

  • Adventist Resource
    Technology Resources for ACTIVboards Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Mosher provides a list of technology resources that work in conjunction with Activboard; these resources would also work with just a computer and a projector.

  • Adventist Resource
    Technology Solutions for Small to Mid-Size Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2018 NAD convention breakout session was "designed to promote collaboration, sharing, and problem solving of IT issues, obstacles, and solutions that educators and schools experience. Presenters [shared] how they have found solutions for network...

  • Adventist Resource
    The Fight Against Cell Phones Grade 5-Grade 12
    Considering the pros and cons of cell phone use, this article suggests several ways cell phones could be positively used within the classroom.

  • Adventist Resource
    The New World Wide Web? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Illustrating a day in a busy teacher's life using web tools, Richards introduces changes to the World Wide Web in the past two decades. A primer for busy teachers, with many useful links to tools with tips on how to use them. Be aware that some links no longer work.

  • Adventist Resource
    The Powerlessness of Power Point Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Thomas gives five rules for improving Power Point presentations.

  • Adventist Resource
    To Text or Not to Text Grade 9-Grade 12
    Maitland weighs the pros and cons of technology in the classroom, including texting.

  • Adventist Resource
    Transforming Classroom Practice - Toronto Campus News Grade 3-Grade 8
    Looking for an authentic cross-curriculum project to encourage holistic development and incorporate 21st century skills? This teacher’s idea to have her class produce the campus news also provides an opportunity for students to share their faith.

  • Twiducate - Social Networking for Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Twiducate is the perfect solution for elementary and secondary students. Rather than having students sign up and enter an email address, teachers sign up and create a class code. Using this code, students log in to the class network. Here, they can answer questions, collaborate on problems, and even embed pictures and videos. Teachers have full control over the network."

  • Adventist Resource
    Using Screencasting as a Teaching and Support Tool Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "A growing and efficient trend in computer based training (CBT) is for the instructor to record lessons as screencasts. A screencast is a recording of a computer screen, usually containing audio narration, which is then established as a video file. Even though screencasting is perfect for computer instruction, any other subject area can also benefit from it."

  • Adventist Resource
    Using Technology in Physical Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Berthelot provides a list of technology that can be used in Physical Education classes.

  • Adventist Resource
    Video Processing Grade 9-Tertiary
    Buttler discusses the benefits of integrating a video processing class into a curriculum.

  • Visions - Technology in Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Vision provides a large variety of excellent curriculum/technology materials.

  • Adventist Resource
    Webcams Have Arrived Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Consider ways to use webcams to teach environmental conservation, among other things.

  • Adventist Resource
    What's the Difference? Infusion or Integration Grade 5-Lifelong
    "What are schools today actually doing with instructional technology? Are schools integrating or infusing technology into the teaching and learning environment? What is the difference? Is it possible to have one without the other? Is this really something new?"