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Top 5 EdTech Tips: instaGrok

The vast amount of information found on the Internet can make it difficult for students to narrow their scope on a topic for a research paper or select credible sources. Well, never fear, instaGrok...

July 30, 2015

Top 10 EdTech Tips: Khan Academy

Khan Academy is a non-profit organization that provides instructional videos and practice exercises primarily in the area of K-12 math.  However, it also offers content in science, computer...

May 19, 2015

Educational Apps Kids Recommend

Discovery presented a webinar (archived here on our site) presented by students. With some assistance from their teachers, students presented their favorite app to use in the classroom, complete...

February 21, 2013

Tech Thursday: Skype on a Sick Day

Recently, one Georgia teacher’s child fell victim to the flu, so she did what was necessary and stayed home with her son. Fortunately, a substitute teacher was available to continue the lesson plans...

February 7, 2013

Technology in Action at the 4/5 Academy

A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of visiting The 4 / 5 Academy at Fifth Avenue in Decatur for the day. That’s where our guest blogger Sandi Dennis is the Media and Instructional Technology...

January 23, 2013

Kindle vs. iPad(mini)

In a Gizmodo article last week, Amazon was declared the winner against Apple. That is to say, Amazon has so far done a better job of making its Kindle accessible for classrooms than Apple has done...

October 22, 2012

Web-based Programs for Physical Education

Concentrating again on resources for bringing technology into school Physical Education programs, we want to share three online programs to support and track student (and anyone, really) progress....

September 20, 2012

Tech Tools for Physical Education

America is facing a crisis of childhood obesity. This generation of children is not expected to live as long as their parents and will face even higher costs for healthcare if we can’t help them...

September 5, 2012

Apps for Physical Education

We received an email last week asking for ways to use technology in the Physical Education classroom. We’re answering it this week with a list of apps to use in PE. If you know of others to...

September 5, 2012

The White House has a YouTube Channel

The White House has a YouTube Channel and you can watch it, share it, and use it in your classroom. Help your students understand the varied roles of the President and Vice President, as well as...

July 2, 2012

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