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Infographic: Bloom's Digital Taxonomy Verbs Cheat Sheet

Posted by Deanna Zaucha on December 06, 2016

Topics: Professional Development, K-12 Education, Education Technology

Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy is probably not a new concept for an innovative educator like you. This traditional teaching concept helps educators take their students through the traditional stages of classroom practices, behaviors, and actions to master new subjects.

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Innovative Teachers' First Day of Fall Digest

Posted by Deanna Zaucha on September 22, 2016

Topics: Professional Development, K-12 Education, Education Technology

It is the first day of fall, and that means that the new school year is in full swing. While there are many resources out there for how to approach your new classrooms, Chalkable thought we would provide a list of amazing bloggers that have shared exciting and innovative teaching methods this year.

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Infographic: Closing the Gap in STEM Education

Posted by Deanna Zaucha on August 30, 2016

Topics: Professional Development, K-12 Education, Education Technology

Between 2014 and 2024, the number of STEM jobs will grow 17%, as compared with 12% for non-STEM jobs. But only 36% of all high school grads are ready to take a college-level science course. And while 74% of girls express interest in STEM courses, only 0.4% of high school girls select computer science when choosing a college major.

So how can educators give students what they want from math and science courses to support the growing demand for interest in STEM?

Cengage created an infographic to show how schools can adopt the use of technology to appeal to their students in the classroom. The resources and support presented in the graphic demonstrate that there is more to engaging students than just providing the technology; you have to integrate technology into instruction

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Most Students Aren’t Using Technology in the Classroom

Posted by Sarah Renner-Pugh on August 23, 2016

Topics: Professional Development, K-12 Education, Education Technology

You have been encouraged to incorporate technology and digital tools into the classroom to increase student engagement and achievement. Many studies and news outlets have reported on the proliferation of tablets, laptops, and digital content in schools across the country. However, students are rarely the users because technology isn’t incorporated into instruction.

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3 Free eBooks to Help Integrate Technology in Your Classroom

Posted by Deanna Zaucha on August 11, 2016

Topics: Professional Development, K-12 Education, Education Technology

So you’ve gotten your principal to say yes to your pitch of bringing new technology into the classroom…

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