Spotlight on Technology in the Classroom

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Technology in the Classroom

The Education Week Spotlight on Technology in the Classroom is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors for their insights on:

  • Using 21st century tools to teach classical literature
  • Finding 'active' ways for students to use technology
  • Initiatives to improve piloting ed-tech tools
  • Effectively integrating digital tools in the classroom

You get the seven articles below in a downloadable PDF.

Can iPads, social media apps, and digital reading platforms help teenagers better engage with a 500-year-old literary classic?
November 9, 2016 – Education Week

But the idea that digital tools can benefit students’ social-emotional development is controversial, with critics claiming children are already spending too much time online.
October 19, 2016 – Education Week

Teachers are expected to make sure students are using digital learning devices in "active" ways. But what does that mean and how does that work?
June 9, 2016 – Education Week

New initiatives aim to help schools improve piloting of ed-tech tools and make better purchasing and adoption decisions.
June 9, 2016 – Education Week

Teacher Stephanie Pinkin says the evolution of web-based technologies has changed teaching more than educators often realize.
September 9, 2016 – Teacher

Jennifer Casey says that adopting new digital tools for the classroom doesn't have be a huge time suck—and can help prepare students for the future.
August 17, 2016 – Teacher

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