Tech in Education
Technology is everywhere, and we all know that the classroom is no exception. We have teaching standards on teaching 21st century skills! At every first building and district meeting, we are reminded that we are preparing our students for jobs that haven’t even been created yet. To some, this may seem a little exaggerated, but look at the jobs we have created in the last 5, 10 years. Social Media Director. App Designer. Online teacher. I’m not even 28 yet, and I remember using a card catalog in the library and encyclopedias to start research projects. Technology is ever advancing, evolving, and becoming more and more of our day-to-day world.
Integrating technology in the classroom can be overwhelming. After you get over the hurdle of getting access to it, you have to decide how to use it. A lot of times in a regular classroom the exten