25 Practical Blog Posts For Effective Teachers

An excellent post for useful inspiring blogs that teachers can follow.

25 practical blog posts for the English teacher.

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If History Repeats Itself, I Am So Getting A Dinosaur

Most schools, administrators and faculty try to utilize technology and innovation in the classroom, but Yong Zhao of the University of Oregon says that the missing link is the thoughtful and meaningful application of technology to education (Sheninger, xiv).

Sheninger, Eric C. (2014). Digital Leadership: Changing Paradigms for Changing Times. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin.

via If History Repeats Itself, I Am So Getting A Dinosaur.

Useful Technology Tools to be Implemented in Classrooms

50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About

Technology and education are pretty intertwined these days and nearly every teacher has a few favorite tech tools that make doing his or her job and connecting with students a little bit easier and more fun for all involved.

Yet as with anything related to technology, new tools are hitting the market constantly and older ones rising to prominence, broadening their scope, or just adding new features that make them better matches for education, which can make it hard to keep up with the newest and most useful tools even for the most tech-savvy teachers.

Here, we’ve compiled a list of some of the tech tools, including some that are becoming increasingly popular and widely used, that should be part of any teacher’s tech tool arsenal this year, whether for their own personal use or as educational aids in the classroom.