Q & A Collections: Using Tech In The Classroom
I'll begin posting new questions and answers in late August, and during the summer will be sharing thematic posts bringing together responses on similar topics from the past five years. You can see all those collections from the first four years here.
Here are the ones I've posted so far:
Today's theme is on using tech in the classroom. You can see the list following this excerpt from one of them:
Katie Keier, Stacy Nockowitz, Barbara Paciotti and many readers share their thoughts on the debate between reading digitally or on paper.
Daniel Willingham, Kristin Ziemke, Lester Laminack and Kimberly Carraway explore that topic of reading digitally compared to reading on paper in this post.
Angel Cintron Jr., Connie Parham, Catlin Tucker, Sheri Edwards, Cheryl Costello, William J. Tolley and George Station explore what blended learning is and how it can be made most effective.
Jon Bergmann, Aaron Sams, Jake Goran, Steven Anderson, Derek Cabrera, and Rebecca Blink contribute their commentaries on the trials and tribulations of using ed tech.
Larissa Pahomov, Anne Jenks, Jared Covili, Billy Krakower, and Heather Staker will share what they've found to be common ed tech problems and how to respond to them effectively.
Tracey Tokuhama-Espinosa, Pontus Hiort, Rebecca Blink, Leah Cleary, Heather Wolpert-Gawron, and Barbara Blackburn share their ideas on the role of tech in schools.
Andrew Miller, Jennifer Orr, Michael Fisher, Cheryl Mizerny and Travis Phelps discuss which should come first - curriculum or tech?
Educators Suzie Boss, Ken Halla, Jennifer Gonzalez, Kristina J. Doubet, Eric M. Carbaugh, Heather Staker, Katie Muhtaris and Kristin Ziemke provide their suggestions on how to balance the use of technology in the classroom.
John Spencer, Andrew Miller, Heather Staker, Jeffrey Benson, and Louis Cozolino discuss the definition, and practical impacts, of personalized learning.
Diana Laufenberg, Allison Zmuda, Pernille Ripp, Barbara Bray, Kathleen McClaskey and Steven Anderson share their thoughts on what personalized learning looks like in the classroom.
Several educators volunteered to write responses for this post - Rusul Alrubail, Michael Fisher, Frank Serafini, Kristin Ziemke, Kate Muhtaris, Jeb Schenck, and Joe Rommel.
Laura Blankenship, David Malpica, David Thornburg, and Terry Graff have contributed commentaries here.
Sonja Cherry-Paul, Dana Johansen, Mike Fisher, Andrew Miller, and Amy Roediger share their advice.
Charlene Stone, Jeremy Hyler, and Harry Dickens contribute their suggestions.
This post's contributors include Richard Byrne, Nancy Frey, Doug Fisher and Ben Stern, along with comments from readers.
Alice Barr, Mark Pullen and Troy Hicks share their suggestions.
This post includes positive responses from educators Jonathan Bergmann and Troy Cockrum, along with comments from readers.
This piece includes guest responses from enthusiastic proponents of the flipped classroom like Peter Pappas and Andrew Miller, while Josh Stumpenhorst shares reservations similar to mine in his response.
Educators Ben Stein, Patti Grayson, and Bill Ferriter, along with readers, have contribute their responses in this post.
Sylvia Martinez, Tina Barseghian and Scott McLeod contribute their ideas here.
This post features pieces by Gary Stager and Kevin Hodgson.
This post includes pieces from educators Kathy Cassidy and Josh Stumpenhorst, as well as readers' comments.
Popular blogger Richard Byrne and I provide our suggestions.
Educators Bud Hunt and Ernie Rambo take on an issue that always seems to be in the news.
I hope you've found this summary useful and, again, keep those questions coming!