Do you remember a time when classrooms didn’t have laptops or the Internet? Technological advances such as these have become such a huge part of our daily lives that most of us can’t remember life without them, or even want to. But, believe or not, there was a time when photocopiers and handheld calculators were the height of educational technology. Thankfully most classrooms in the United States have graduated to bigger (or smaller), faster, more efficient technology. It begs to ask the question then, what will the classroom look like in the future?
Imagine being able to take your students on a field trip to the African jungle, the solar system and even back in time to the creation of planet Earth. It’s possible with the Lenovo Virtual Reality Classroom.
Topics: Lenovo, Virtual Reality, VR, Lenovo Virtual Reality Classroom, Academic Technology, Arey Jones, Classroom Technology, Managing Technology, Educational Technology, Learning Styles, 21st Century School Technology, Technology In The Classroom
Twitter is more than tidbits of daily news and tweets about trending television. It is a great source to find like-minded people in your field and even a mentor.
Topics: Mentorship, Microsoft Education, Google Education, Classroom Technology, Learning Styles, Educational Technology, 21st Century School Technology, Online Learning, Paperless Communication, Professional Development
We all want to be more productive, rested, calm, collected, alert, and generally amazing. Here are 30 tech tips that can help you leave the month better than you found it.
Topics: Chromebooks, Educational Technology, Educational Services, Google Suite, Microsoft Office, GSuite, Paperless Classroom, SMART Goals, Learn By Doing, Chromebooks In Schools, Technology In The Classroom, Classroom Technology, Managing Technology
My grandmother fit every grandmother mold possible. Impeccable hair. Crisp aprons. Mouthwatering homemade bread on the counter. She ran a tight ship with even tighter hair. For Grandma, spring cleaning was as much a celebration as it was a chore (but then she always smiled most when she was working).
Topics: Paperless Classroom, Classroom Organization, Technology In The Classroom, Academic Technology, Paperless Communication, Homework Online, 21st Century School Technology, Learning Styles, Educational Technology, Managing Technology, Classroom Technology, Chromebooks
Topics: Classroom Organization, Healthy Students, Chromebooks In Schools, Technology In The Classroom, 21st Century School Technology, Educational Technology, Classroom Technology, Chromebooks, Paperless Classroom
As an educational technology company, we love to talk about how technology helps kids learn more efficiently, engage in heightened collaboration, and access real-time data and resources that would otherwise be unavailable in traditional classrooms. Technology can and often does make us better at almost everything.
We do a lot of Twitter outreach at Arey Jones because we love to be in on the educational technology conversation, and there is always something to new going on in our industry. Whether you want to contribute to the discussion or learn something new every day, these hashtags will put you--and your followers--in the know.
While the New Year for the rest of the country started on January first, most teachers would agree their “new year” started last fall--and so did all of their goals for the school year. That said, January is the perfect time to review those goals, establish new parameters, and determine if they need to be adjusted.
Wrapping up a semester takes more than just accounting for all the class laptops, cleaning off your desk, and unplugging the printer; you should also spend a few minutes organizing your Google Classroom.