These are the top three articles for this week: Ed Tech trends, what to expect in mobile learning and how to go paperless in your classroom.
Five Reasons for Integrating Technology – In this article, Heather Wolpert-Gawron summarizes Edutopia’s blog, how the battle for complying with 21st century requirements and not enough funding in schools. It discusses the five most common arguments educators hear and what to do when that comes up at your school. The article concludes with an inspiring message from the author: Take action and be fearless.
Are you ready for Mobile Learning? – eSchoolNews brings us a summary of the recent Consortium for School Networking Annual conference in New Orleans. The hottest topic is mobile learning and what to expect in the next year and some of the challenges predicted. The article shares that CoSN will have a toolkit and the full report available for free download later this school year.
15 Tools to Help You Go Paperless – This article shows fifteen different easy-simple ways educators can start going paperless. From using Twitter to Spelling City to online flashcards, online binders, and online documents, this list is a great resource to share with other educators at your school, at meetings, etc. This outline is not only great for edtech beginners but also for advanced “techie” educators to keep as a reference.
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