Category Archives: Web Tools

Workshop: Innovating Teaching and Learning with iPad

You’re Invited! Who should attend? Bring a team from your district! Assistant superintendents, curriculum directors, principals, technology directors, technology integrators, digital learning specialists, other interested K-12 teacher leaders. Join us for a hands-on event where you’ll see how iPad can … Continue reading

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Workshop: An Overview of Tools, Techniques and Processes for Evaluating Digital Learning Initiatives

An Overview of Tools, Techniques and Processes for Evaluating Digital Learning Initiatives Thursday, March 9, 2017 from 10:00 – 12:00 PM Room 15, NH Department of Education Doors open at 9:30 AM. This workshop is free and open to all … Continue reading

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Portfolios hold new promise for schools

New digital tools let teachers, students assess work more comprehensively The 3,000 students in rural Maine’s Regional School Unit 19 begin compiling electronic portfolios of their schoolwork in pre-K, when the district issues every child a Google account. In the … Continue reading

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OPEN NH Introduces Tech Skills Tutorial for Novice and Reluctant Users

Ten Technology Skills for Learning and Teaching, a 15-hour self-paced tutorial, is available online from OPEN NH. Students in the 21st Century must be creative and resourceful critical thinkers, effective problem-solvers, and life-long learners. In order for students to be … Continue reading

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SETDA Announces New Guide to Technology Requirements for Testing

As states and districts prepare for new online assessments aligned to the Common Core State Standards, successful implementation will depend on effective use of technology: Schools must have the technology they need to administer the tests and ensure that students … Continue reading

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Free Toolkit for Blended Learning

The Blended Learning Toolkit is a free, open repository of information, resources, models, and research related to blended learning.  This is an open resource for educational institutions interested in developing or expanding their blended learning initiatives. Funded by a Next … Continue reading

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14 Tools to Create Engaging Infographics and Images for Social Media Posts

It’s no secret that images are increasingly important for social media success.  It wasn’t long ago that Twitter added inline image previews to its official apps, and it’s including even more image focus in the latest redesign.  At Buffer, we’ve … Continue reading

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October is Connected Educator Month

The U.S. Department of Education has declared October of 2013 as Connected Educator Month, and we invite you to play a key role in the event.  Connected Educator Month uses online communities and networks to advance the cause of edcuational … Continue reading

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Opinion: Technology is a means, not an end

Last month President Obama laid out an ambitious plan to transform the federal government’s relationship with higher education. The president proposes to change how federal student aid is allocated in order to encourage colleges and universities to innovate in reducing … Continue reading

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464 Digital Learning Tools To Sift Through On A Rainy Day

The quality and practicality of digital learning tools is a bit subjective. Where one classroom may do very well with the unpackaged and unfiltered content available on YouTube, Scribd, or podcasts, another teacher may want a practice app that picks … Continue reading

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