Tech Better With Math: Tech Tools

Debbie TannenbaumBlog, Differentiate Better, Engage Better, Tech Better

TL;DR: If you teach math, consider what technology tools you use. Ask yourself: Do they encourage active learning between students? Do they give you increased interaction both with and between students? 2 tech tools that use VMI (visualize, multimodal learning, and interaction) are Desmos and Flashcard Factory. Math Tech Tools Each month, I get so excited to share with my … Read More

Reflect to #TechBetter

Debbie TannenbaumBlog, Connect Better, Differentiate Better, Engage Better, Grade Better, Innovate Better, Lesson Plan Better

TL;DR: Students need to know the expectations and deserve feedback to help them improve and grow. #TechBetter with an “edurubricon,” which involves numbering the skills and including icons to create an easy visual for students to follow along. Happy New Year! I hope as we begin 2022, all of you will use the ways that we have discussed to #techbetter. … Read More

Tech Better using UDL

Debbie TannenbaumBlog, Differentiate Better, Engage Better, Lesson Plan Better, Tech Better

TL;DR: Universal Design for Learning helps educators engage students and accommodate different learning styles, interests, and needs. Technology can be used to enhance students’ experiences in your classroom and reach all learners. Reflect on your practices and see what you can do to provide multiple ways to engage, represent, and provide a means for action and expression for your students. … Read More

Introducing Tech Better

Debbie TannenbaumBlog, Engage Better, Innovate Better, Lesson Plan Better, Manage Better, Reflect Better, Tech Better

TL;DR: Educators went from using technology for everything in remote learning to using it less when they returned to face-to-face. As we return back to school, we need to be intentional about how we integrate technology back into our classrooms. Learn 6 ways how to be intentional with the integration of technology. (1) Identify learning targets. (2) Notice where handles … Read More

Avoid Tech Burnout with Strategic Ed-Tech Integration

Darcy BakkegardBlog, Tech Better

TL;DR: To make sure we avoid tech burnout, we need to rethink how many ed-tech tools we use. And we need to refocus on how we deploy ed-tech to address problems. Pick ed-tech tools that help you do your job better, that make teaching and learning more fun, and are engaging. Shift your focus to what will be easiest for … Read More