Category Archives: technology for the classroom

To eRead or not to eRead: Is that the question?

I will admit, I am addicted to YA literature. I even mark the release dates of the second and third books of series in my calendar. My daughter’s 16 year old friend and I are constantly exchanging titles (a passional … Continue reading

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Technology use needs to be taught

Even though our students have been named "digital natives", teachers can’t assume that new technology doesn’t need to be taught. This article gives examples of how scaffolding will assist both students and teachers in the learning process. http://edudemic.com/2012/09/scaffolding-education-technology/ Pamela Hansen … Continue reading

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Literature Website for the Classroom or Resource Room

Many thanks to Paul Hamilton from SET BC who presented to VSB Resource Teachers today on Universal Design for Learning, also featuring web-based programs and iPad apps to make learning more accessible, representative, and engaging. This literature one is exciting … Continue reading

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Technology with Intent

Learn how to blog in 2 minutes, apps for education, how to start when you don’t know what you’re doing, and much more http://www.techwithintent.com/ Pamela Hansen LD/Literacy Consultant

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How to get your Professional Development from Twitter

If you’re not on Twitter and are interested in 24/7 access to great professional development – join! Hashtags? Read this link to tailor your Twitter reading. http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2012/06/best-15-twitter-hashtags-for-teachers.html Pamela Hansen LD/Literacy Consultant

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Principles of Effective Teaching; Technology as a Tool

Technology may augment our practice; it does not tell us how or what to teach. http://davidwees.com/content/iste-standards-without-references-technology Pamela Hansen LD/Literacy Consultant

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Free Technology for Teachers

Check out this teacher’s blog – free resources and lesson plans for teaching with technology. Free Technology for Teachers Pamela Hansen Secondary LD/Literacy Consultant Vancouver School Board

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