Classroom Technology Collection

Classroom Tech

Teacher Magazine’s regular column on the use of technology in schools.

Ed-Tech Policy Cyber Swapping
Online book swapping, a cost-effective alternative to traditional book stores, is gaining popularity with teachers.
Amanda Jones, July 10, 2007
3 min read
No cheating: Daily practice helps young typists.
No cheating: Daily practice helps young typists.
Doug Noon
IT Infrastructure Opinion Reverting to Type
Being tech-savvy starts with learning keyboard skills.
Doug Noon, April 20, 2007
2 min read
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Glynis Sweeney
Ed-Tech Policy Game On
Are video games finally ready to get serious?
Kevin Bushweller, February 26, 2007
2 min read
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Jim Nuttle
Classroom Technology Opinion What Could Go Wrong?
You've heard of Murphy's Law. How about Murphy's Lab?
Doug Noon, December 22, 2006
2 min read
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Glynis Sweeney
IT Infrastructure Thou Shalt Blog
If you're going to blog, make sure you have something to say.
Kevin Bushweller, November 10, 2006
2 min read
David Kidd
David Kidd
IT Infrastructure Opinion What We’re Here For
Why searching the Web demands an educational guide.
Doug Noon, September 29, 2006
2 min read
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Glynis Sweeny
Reading & Literacy Scantronning Shakespeare
Many educators find value in essay-grading software.
Kevin Bushweller, August 10, 2006
2 min read
Ed-Tech Policy Opinion Getting There
Technology's potential and what it can actually do are still on separate tracks.
Alan Warhaftig, April 14, 2006
3 min read
Student Well-Being Opinion Tune In, Turn Off
When to use the crop of new handheld gadgets, and when to turn them off.
Kevin Bushweller, February 17, 2006
3 min read
Teaching Opinion Rounded Edges
Computers alone won't help kids compete in a global job market.
Alan Warhaftig, December 21, 2005
3 min read
Ed-Tech Policy Opinion A Costly Gift
Technology grants haven't always proved to be a gift that keeps on giving.
Alan Warhaftig, September 30, 2005
3 min read
Classroom Technology Opinion Face Time
With online schools growing, it's time to reevaluate face-to-face contact.
Kevin Bushweller, August 12, 2005
3 min read
Federal Opinion Directionless Dictates
A new national technology plan lacks one thing: Vision.
Doug Johnson, April 15, 2005
3 min read
Families & the Community Opinion Class Monitors
Academic performance is important both to teachers and to caring parents. Given this common goal, they’re natural partners, but all too often, communication between them is inadequate, inconvenient, and belated.
Doug Johnson, February 18, 2005
3 min read