Technology into Teaching Becomes an Imperative
Brief description of technology tools, and how they can be used in the classroom. Covers mini-laptops, Google docs, and SMART Boards.
Technology Use in the Applied Math Program
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
Concord creates "interactive materials that exploit the power of information technologies." Focused on improving learning opportunities for all students using new and emerging technologies.
The Digital Divide After 20 Years - A Rural Philippine Perspective
"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.
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.
The Teacher Track on Facebook
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.
Today's Email Security Landscape - What You Need to Know
Consider strategies used by scammers to gain information or hijack hard drives for ransom, as well as tips to avoid them.
Grade 1-Grade 12
The free interactive whiteboard resources on this website are organized by subject and age.
Transforming Classroom Practice - Is It Possible to Encourage the Development of Discerning Reading Habits in Students by Using a Blog?
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...
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.
Was It the SMART Thing to Do?
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.
What Is Your Backup Plan for Your Backup?
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.