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Useful and practical technology ideas for teachers.

In today's fast paced technology focused world we need to give students the tools to process all of the information they are exposed to each day. Students do not receive all of their information through books anymore, they have moved into using digital tools to find out about topics. It is important that educators help students navigate through this new digital world they belong to with purposeful digital citizenship and media awareness lessons from the 2 Peas and a Dog blog.

Teaching Media Literacy Skills to 21st Century Students

In today’s fast paced technology focused world we need to give students the tools to process all of the information they are exposed to each day. Students do not receive all of their information through books anymore, they have…

Read a detailed explanation of how to use Plickers, Kahoot, Ed Puzzle, and Google Classroom for student assessment.

Using Technology for Student Assessments

Students really enjoy using online assessment tools because it allows them to use technology, which they naturally gravitate towards. You can see my detailed explanation of Plickers, Kahoot, Ed Puzzle, and Google Classroom on my Education to the Core…

4 practical ideas for using technology to encourage parent-teacher communication from the 2 Peas and Dog blog.

Using Technology to Encourage Parent-Teacher Communication

Technology has dramatically changed the way we teach. Students and teachers can now collaborate with peers around the globe instantly. This collaboration adds an authenticity and engagement to lessons. Another important use of technology is for parent-teacher communication. This…

How To Use Twitter Chats

Twitter has become an excellent way for educators across the globe to connect with one another. I love participating in Twitter chats to get new ideas from teachers I would not normally get the chance to work with. I…

Social Media Tips for Teachers

Read about 8 social media tips for teachers. Teachers are public figures. We might not be on the covers of magazines, but our private lives are definitely topics of discussion in the media. Recently, I have seen news articles…

Managing Technology in the Classroom

Over the past few weeks I have been working with teachers from other neighbouring schools on purposefully integrating more technology into our teaching. It has been a great learning experience for myself and I am excited to share a…