EdTech 541: Final Class Reflection

Part 1: Final Reflection In this class, I learned exactly what the class title (Integrating Technology into the Classroom Curriculum) promises – how to integrate technology into the classroom curriculum. Although the premise of educational technology degree revolves around this idea, the projects I have completed during this semester allowed me to learn a very Read more about EdTech 541: Final Class Reflection[…]

Accessibility Features in Chromebooks

Chromebooks are the most popular device type in education and currently hold a market share of about 60%(Foley, 2018). Naturally, the ChromeOS has many accessibility features that enable countless students with various disabilities to use Chromebooks for educational purposes. This blog post is a quick overview of accessibility features available in ChromeOS ‎70.0.3538.76. 1. ChromeVox – Text-to-Speech Read more about Accessibility Features in Chromebooks[…]

Obstacles to Technology Integration

The biggest obstacle to a meaningful and effective technology integration lies in the misunderstanding of what technology integration is. Unfortunately, too many school administrators think that introducing 1:1 program and outfitting classroom with the latest devices equals technology integration. Too many teachers believe that the use of a sleek app or a tech tool is Read more about Obstacles to Technology Integration[…]

Relative Advantage of Using Technology in Cultural Studies (K-12)

Technology is changing educational landscape more rapidly than any other innovation in history. The research is rather conclusive that technology improves classroom instruction and, as a result, student learning. However, many educators still identify classroom technology with technological tools that are used on top of their usual teaching practices. Technology is most effective in the Read more about Relative Advantage of Using Technology in Cultural Studies (K-12)[…]