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Technology Trends in Education

Here are a list of current technology trends in education.

Flipped Classroom Training & Technologies | Flipped Institute

Flipped Classroom Model: This article provides an overview of what a flipped classroom is, how to flip your classroom, and learning resources. A flipped classroom allows teachers to spend class time differently. Instead of presenting the information to students, teachers are able to to allow students to apply their information.

Flipped-Learning Toolkit: Let's Talk Tech

Flipped Classroom Technology: This article provides four content-creation tools that can be used to support a flipped classroom--screen casting, tablets, document cameras, and video cameras.

Learning and Sharing with Ms. Lirenman: Using Twitter in a Primary Classroom

Social Media in the Classroom: Steps on how to create a classroom Twitter account, tips on using Twitter in the classroom, and examples of how Twitter can be used in the classroom (create a hashtag, tweet using character voice, tweet main idea as you are watching a video)

Tips for Teachers Who Wish to Use Twitter in Their Elementary Classrooms - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

Social Media in Education: Tips for teachers who might be interested in using Twitter in their elementary classrooms, but haven’t implemented yet.

Introducing Social Media to Elementary Students

Social Media in Education: This article gives three age-appropriate examples of introducing social media to children in the lower elementary grades (extend the classroom, connect & empower learners, and developing voice)

Podcasting In and Out of the Classroom

Podcasts in the Classroom: Provides examples of tools to use to record audio, places to upload your podcast, and how to integrate podcasts into the classroom.

What are the Benefits of Podcasting in the Classroom?

Podcasting in the Classroom: This article describes the benefits of podcasting, how to get started, and a list of problems that might arise It stimulates learning through creative means and open lines of communication.

Blog - WeAreTeachers

Podcasting in the Classroom: 10 podcasting projects teachers can try in the classroom. Each example links to a lesson plan.

Podcasts in the Classroom

Podcasting in the Classroom: This video provided suggestions on how to use podcasts in the classroom (unexpected teacher absence, school news, school closings, class projects, bell ringers)

5 pros and cons of social media in the classroom for educational use

Social Media in Education: 5 different pros and cons schools should consider when deciding whether or not to use social media in the classroom to enrich education

EduSlam Episode1: Twitter in the Elementary Classroom with Karen Lirenman

Social Media in Education: Twitter in the Elementary Classroom. Twitter is always avaliable. Ideas on how to use Twitter: contact the author of a book, write tweets as if you are the character in a fairy tale, tweet clues about shapes. Advice: inform parents you are using Twitter, never use a child's last name, teacher must approve a tweet before sending it out.