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AI in Education

Mar 09, 2018

AI May Have the Ability to Replace a Live Teacher—But Should It?

In his article, “Beyond Turing,” technology and education author Jason Ohler discusses his opinion on the possibility that one day artificial intelligence (AI) may replace educators in classrooms and as tutors. The technology might be closer than we think. AI is regularly passing the famed Turing Test, proving that humans often can't tell the difference between an AI and an IRL (in real life) educator. But what happens when we prefer artificial intelligence to real teachers? Express your opinions on the topic in the comments.

School Shootings Lockdown

Mar 02, 2018

Code Red Lockdown

I am a classroom teacher in the era of Code Red Lockdowns. I am angry, frustrated, distressed, and overwhelmed. Every moment of every working day, when I walk into my school, I have to think about my escape routes, my barricades, my students’ safety, and my own mortality. I have to plan and be ready. But most importantly, I have to be prepared to decide life or death fates. Can I ever be trained enough for this insanity? How does your school district train for lockdowns?

Literacy Learning Centers

Feb 23, 2018

Creating Learning Centers in a Blended Literacy Classroom

There has been no greater impact on differentiation and student achievement in recent years than the effective integration of technology in the classroom. Traditionally, literacy educators spent long hours gathering resources, developing tasks and extensions, and reading and analyzing assessments to determine if the instruction was meeting the needs of students. Now imagine doing this same routine three or four times over to cover all Lexile levels in one classroom—exhausting.

Top 5 Resources in January

Feb 16, 2018

Our Top Five Resources in January

Each month we publish blogs and several newsletters full of digital learning, funding, professional growth, social media, and STEM resources. Below are items from our blogs and newsletters that educators turned to the most in January.

Digital Storytelling

Feb 09, 2018

Discussing and Defining Digital Storytelling

In this installment of our Digital Storytelling Series, Jason Ohler gives insight into his teacher workshops about digital storytelling. He discusses how teachers react to seeing different digital stories created by students and teachers, and the discussions that ensue.

Technology in Education

Feb 02, 2018

Are Tech and Learning Compatible?

Editor’s note: Author and blogger Tom Whitby asks whether technology and learning are actually compatible and what constitutes learning technology experience for educators. 

Top 5 Blogs of 2017

Jan 26, 2018

Top 5 Blogs of 2017

While Teaching4Tomorrow is preparing for a new year of interesting blogs, here is a look back at the most read blogs of 2017.

Top 5 Resources in December

Jan 19, 2018

Our Top Five Resources in December

Each month we publish blogs and several newsletters full of digital learning, funding, professional growth, social media, and STEM resources. Below are items from our blogs and newsletters that educators turned to the most in December.

Digital Storytelling

Jan 12, 2018

Digital Storytelling: 20 Revelations Part 2

Here is the second set of Jason Ohler’s revelations about digital storytelling. From using digital stories to educate students and letting them pursue their goals, he explains how digital storytelling can be a powerful education tool to help students mature, grow, and think critically.

Yearlong Tech Check

Jan 05, 2018

Tech Check: A Yearlong Technology To-Do List

Editor’s note: Nicole Zumpano, Technology Coach at Coonley Elementary School, has already created her To-Do list for the year. Here is her schedule for 2018. We think you might find this helpful, too.

Ed Tech Wishes for 2018

Dec 29, 2017

Out with the Old, In with the New—Wishes for 2018

We are counting down the last few days of 2017, expectant of what is to come in the New Year. From all of us and our guest authors, we would like to wish you a successful and exciting New Year. We will see you on the other side.

2018 Wishes for Tech in Education

Dec 22, 2017

A New Year and a New Start—Wishes for 2018

As the year winds down and the holiday season is upon us, life slows down a bit and provides time to review the past year and begin contemplating our plans for 2018. We asked some of our guest authors what they wish for in 2018 with regards to education technology—what are their expectations? What do they hope for in 2018? We hope you enjoy their glimpse of the not-too-far future.

Top 5 Resources in November

Dec 15, 2017

Our Top Five Resources in November

Each month we publish blogs and several newsletters full of digital learning, funding, professional growth, social media, and STEM resources. Below are items from our blogs and newsletters that educators turned to the most in November.

Tools for Administrators Part 2

Dec 08, 2017

Tools for Administrators Part 2

In my previous post, I shared email tips for educators. Below are a few of the best apps I discovered and important features if you’re looking for additional resources to help manage your email.

Digital Storytelling Part 1

Dec 01, 2017

Digital Storytelling; 20 Revelations Part 1

In this blog, Jason Ohler discusses 20 revelations about digital storytelling. From simple storytelling technologies in the early days of smartphones to the plethora of information that is available today, he tells a story about the good and the bad, the new and the old, and how we continue learning to find our own narrative. This blog encompasses the first of his revelations.

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