Included in the Digital Tips Advent Calendar and part of the Effective Technology Integration category
“Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.” – Bill Gates
Teachers often have great projects and activities they want to enhance by adding a technology component. Often, the problem is determining which tools will be the most effective in meeting our needs. These are important questions to consider when integrating technology:
Do my students have access to the tool when they leave my classroom?
Can the technology support how students will have to turn in the assignment? Can the bandwidth support multiple uploads or will students turn in the project with a flash drive?
Is the technology free and user-friendly?
Does the technology support various learning styles?
How long will my students need to learn how to use the tool and can I afford the time to teach them how to use the tool?
Will I be able to embed?
What are the privacy settings and can I adjust them to match my needs?
Is the tool safe for students to explore aside from my guidance?
Do students have to register or can I make them accounts?
What are the age restrictions?
In addition to these questions, you can find various tools for different types of tasks by visiting the various sites below. I, also, recommend creating a digital sandbox for your learners so they can choose between a few of the tools you love!
Find the right tool for your task.
31 Days of Digital Tech Integration Tips
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