Book Review: 19 Posters to Decorate Your Technology Lab
Book reviews / classroom management

Book Review: 19 Posters to Decorate Your Technology Lab

19 posters to Decorate Your Technology Lab and 18 More Posters are for new and experienced tech teachers to remind students of the basics of computer use. It includes keyboard tips, website usage, mouse control, how to solve common problems, parts of the computer, email netiquette, how to search, volunteer guidelines and more. As a Bonus: … Continue reading

classroom management / fifth grade / first grade / fourth grade / free tech resources / K-5 Tech training / Keyboarding / Kindergarten / lesson plans / problem solving / projects / research / Science / Tech ed / Tech Tips / third grade / Web 2.0

10 Most Popular Tech Tips in 2012

As a working technology teacher, I get hundreds of questions from parents about their home computers, how to do stuff, how to solve problems. Each Tuesday in 2012, I shared one of those with you. Here are the Top Ten tech tips from 2012. Between these ten, they had 48,001 visitors during the year. They … Continue reading

Book reviews / classroom management

Book Review: 19 Posters to Decorate Your Technology Lab

19 posters to Decorate Your Technology Lab is for new and experienced tech teachers to remind students of the basics of computer use. It includes keyboard tips, website usage, mouse control, how to solve common problems, parts of the computer, email netiquette, how to search, volunteer guidelines and more. As a Bonus: There’s a sample … Continue reading

classroom management / K-5 Tech training

Should Tech Teachers be in the Classroom or the Lab–Follow Up

A couple of months ago, I posted an article called Should Tech Teachers be in the Classroom or the Lab?I got the question from a reader and wanted to see what the tech ed community thought about what has become a hot topic among technology teacher, coordinators and integration specialists. I summarized the common thoughts on … Continue reading

classroom management / fifth grade / first grade / fourth grade / free tech resources / K-5 Tech training / Keyboarding / Kindergarten / lesson plans / problem solving / projects / research / Science / Tech ed / Tech Tips / third grade / Web 2.0

10 Most Popular Tech Tips in 2011

As a working technology teacher, I get hundreds of questions from parents about their home computers, how to do stuff, how to solve problems. Each Tuesday in 2011, I shared one of those with you. Here are the Top Ten tech tips from 2011. Between these ten, they had 40,510 visitors during the year. They … Continue reading

classroom management / problem solving / teacher resources / Tech ed

The Secret to Teaching Tech to Kids: Delegate

There’s a secret to teaching kids how to use the computer. It’s called ‘delegate’. I don’t mean sluff off the teaching to aides or parents. Here, I’m referring to empowering students to be their own problem-solvers, then expect it of them. Here’s how you do it: Let them know that computers aren’t difficult. Aw, come … Continue reading