Wordle: Technology

With technology constantly changing, educators and students are incorporating more technology into their classrooms.

Whiles technology is changing, educators need to be able to tell the difference between using technology for useful and meaningful purposes and using technology for the sake of using it.

The interviews stress using one tool that you can use in your classroom and elaborate on it’s use. Don’t get overwhelmed with every technology tool that comes along. Work with one at a time and add more as you feel more comfortable and see a valuable use for the tool.

There are several Web 2.0 tools that are currently being used in classrooms or by educators. RSS feeds, Wikis, Blogs, Twitter, Social networking Sites, Listservs are a few that are addresses. Online professional development is also constantly growing. It provides convenient opportunities for professional development in an anytime, anywhere setting.