Professional Development

Tell us how you Motivate Your Students and Win!

April 17, 2014

Getting Students to be Independent Learners is a big Challenge for Teachers Everywhere. How do you do it? Put a pizza or a smart phone in front of a high school or young college student, and they’ll probably jump at it! Motivation in action! You can probably think of things that would grab the attention […]

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Call for Proposals for Teaching & Learning with the iPad Conference

April 10, 2014

The Premier Teaching With the iPad Conference is Accepting Presentation Proposals Through June 30th Are you an iPad-empowered teacher? Are you excited about the ability the iPad has to engage students and ultimately play a role in improving learning outcomes? Come and share your experience and your passion with us at the Teaching and Learning […]

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What are Teacher’s Biggest Challenges in 2014?

April 8, 2014

First and Foremost on Teacher’s Minds – Getting Students to be More Self-Directed in Their Learning. On Sunday we published the first part of our recent survey results. Today we wrap it up with a look at responses to a question I posed asking about your biggest challenges. This question was not just about technology, […]

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How Digitally Enabled Educators are Using Technology and What They Want to Learn More About

April 6, 2014

Survey Results: Today’s Tech-Aware Educators are Focused on Engaging Students, Learning About New Tools, and Enabling Active Learning. Over the last month or so EmergingEdTech ran a survey seeking input from educators like you. The goal was to make sure we understand what you want to know about education and instructional technology, and what your […]

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Bringing Together Learning Science and Technology to Envision “Education 3.0”

March 30, 2014

Sharing Reflections and Fun Takeaways from Dr. Jeff Borden’s Inspiring Keynote Presentation at NERCOMP 2014. Have you ever stumbled across an insight into how people learn that makes you stop and think, “Why don’t educators incorporate that into how we teach”? When educators come across unexpected information about how the learning mind, these revelations typically […]

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5 Tech Savvy Teaching Tools That Your Students Will Love and Your Peers Will Envy

March 23, 2014

These Fun, Free Web Applications Make it Quick and Easy to Create Cool Learning Content (Watch out Though, Other Teachers Will be Banging Down Your Door Looking for Tips). Do you know a teacher who just always seems to know about the latest technology, and makes it look so easy to produce cool content that […]

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Do Video Lessons Reinforce Learning, or Just Reinforce Pre-existing Incorrect Understanding?

March 20, 2014

What Goes on in a Student’s Mind as They Watch an Instructional Video may be Different Than you Think! Have you ever shown a video to a classroom of students and heard one or more of them say, “I already know this stuff”? While the video plays, these students are likely to daydream, surf their […]

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Technology Integration Secrets of Award Winning Teachers

March 9, 2014

Wondering why some teachers succeed with technology integration more readily than others do? These award winning educators share many skills that helped lead to their success and recognition from peers. Have you ever wondered why some teachers find it much easier than others to effectively use technology in the classroom, having fun and improving outcomes […]

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What do you Want to Know about Education and Instructional Technology? (Win $50!)

March 6, 2014

Please Help us to Better Understand What you Want to Learn About (and win a $50 Amazon Gift Card in the Process)! There are so many tools and approaches to leveraging technology in teaching and learning. EmergingEdTech would love to hear from our readers and better understand what they are most interested in learning about […]

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Flipped Classroom Presentations at Upcoming Ed Tech Conferences – See You There!

February 27, 2014

This year’s “Flipped Classroom Presentation Tour” starts next month! This spring and summer I will be traveling to a number of different conferences where I will be delivering different presentations focused on the Flipped Classroom. It would be awesome to meet some EmergingEdTech readers and talk about how you’re using technology in your classroom. Will […]

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