10 internet technologies that educators should be informed about | Emerging Education Technology

There are so many different tools and technologies available on the internet today, and so many associated terms and concepts. As I think about topics to focus on here in the coming months, I want to make sure we’re touching on the most important ones. What are the most important internet technologies for educators to…

7 Reasons To Leverage Social Networking Tools in the Classroom | Emerging Education Technology

7 ways in which “social learning applications” can play an impactful role in education: Engagement: Using social media and networking tools obviously has a social aspect to it, and it requires proactive effort on the part of the user. In other words, using these tools to communicate and interact requires a student’s active engagement. Socialization also provides opportunities for emotional…

Google Earth for Educators: 50 Exciting Ideas for the Classroom | Associate Degree – Facts and Information

Google Earth for Educators: 50 Exciting Ideas for the Classroom March 14th, 2010 Google Earth has opened up potential for students in classrooms around the globe with its bird’s-eye view of the world. Whether you are a veteran teacher looking for new ways to teach old topics or you are a still an education student…