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Putting the T in STEM #edtech

http://teacherrebootcamp.com/2019/04/16/tech4children/

One of the best things about teaching very young learners is that they are super excited to learn! They also love technology, but we must ensure that children learn early on balance and digital safety. When a child begins to use technology, especially technology connected to the Internet, they must also learn how to protect themselves and learn wellness...

Social storytelling site helps kids create, publish storybooks #edtech

https://www.commonsense.org/education/website/storybird

It's easy to imagine using Storybird as a free-write station, to prompt various writing tasks, or as a platform for peer workshopping. With a bit of creativity, storytelling can also be linked to a variety of school subjects, including history, science, and even math...

What’s the BEST Model to Support Technology Integration? #edtech

https://hookedoninnovation.com/2019/04/09/whats-the-best-model-to-support-technology-integration/

Make no bones about it…Technology is a gift with a tail. It’s predicted that schools will spend $19 Billion dollars on technology in schools. This can range from a variety of devices, apps, software and various “STEM” tools but not necessarily servers, wires, and all that stuff in the closet.  Despite this large amount of money invested in technology, the amount of money to support and integrate these tools dwarfs the amount spent on the hardware and software...