PACCE is a chapter of the Association of American Educators.

Follow AAE on:

Subscribe to our RSS Feed: feed-image.gif
Tag Search
Tag: Technology Total: 24 results found.

By this point, anyone paying attention to trends in education is familiar with the concept of a flipped classroom.  In this model, the teacher assigns the lectures as "homework” in video form and then works with the students by going through what usually would have been assigned for homework in class.  The model has a lot of advantages.  It allows students to work at their own pace, and for the teacher to give extra help where it’s needed.

  Continue Reading...
The Best of Teaching Channel
posted by: Ruthie | March 14, 2014, 08:55 PM

The Teaching Channel is one of those resources that has sprung up over the past few years and has really begun to shine.  It’s a unique case where teachers can find practical lesson plans, classroom management tools, and pedagogical tips from other teachers in a professional and easy to navigate way.  I’ve yet to be disappointed in anything that Teaching Channel puts out, but with so many high quality videos a teacher with limited time may not know where to start.  Here’s a few of my suggestions:

  Continue Reading...
​New Changes for SAT Scoring, Questions, and More
posted by: Ruthie | March 07, 2014, 07:48 PM

Yesterday, the College Board announced several new changes to the SAT. These changes include returning to a 1,600 scale, removing the penalty for wrong answers, making the essay optional, exchanging pretentious vocabulary words and math problems for more practical and useful questions, and aligning the test with the Common Core Standards.

  Continue Reading...
September Resources: Youtube for the Classroom
posted by: Ruthie | September 25, 2013, 06:04 PM

Whether you’re looking into flipping your classroom or you just want to spice up a lesson, short, content-rich video is the way to go.  If you’re looking for the perfect clip to get your students excited about your subject, check out this list of our favorite Youtube channels:   Continue Reading...
Gamification: What it Is & What it Is Not
posted by: Ruthie | September 13, 2013, 08:46 PM

With the recent blog entry about using badges in the classroom, this seems a good time to write about how to leverage gamification in your classroom.  The two concepts often go hand in hand, with badges being an excellent way to add a level of gamification.

  Continue Reading...
New Technology Inhibits Cheating
posted by: Ruthie | August 20, 2013, 08:25 PM

As school cheating scandals continue to make headlines, the need for secure testing measures has never been greater. Despite the debate over standardized tests, these assessments provide invaluable  information on student growth, and with developing technology may become safer than ever before.

  Continue Reading...
Top 5 Must-Have Teacher Apps for the Classroom
posted by: Ruthie | August 07, 2013, 07:19 PM
There's always a lot of talk about what apps are good for student use in the classroom – which apps teach math or reading the best or which apps students can use to make presentations. Well, as the school year begins, we thought that we'd recommend the best apps for teachers to use in their classroom.   Continue Reading...

>> Originally posted by Jill on the AAE Blog:


What if you could see your students' learning outside of the classroom? Perhaps an after school job that is improving reasoning skills; or an online video game which is strengthening the ability to collaborate; or just simply a website that is assisting in the improvement of analytical reading skills. That would be nifty...yes, nifty.

  Continue Reading...
Teenagers, Aunts, and Facebook Groups
posted by: Colin | October 17, 2011, 04:18 PM

>> Originally posted by Jill on the AAE Blog:

Today there is a very happy 14 year-old in school. Last night, she created her own Facebook profile after months (years) of pleading to parents. Her "technology is power" aunt may have had something to do with it. And her Facebook-savvy cousin was more than happy to assist in the birth of an online profile.   Continue Reading...
Virtual Education on the Rise
posted by: Colin | September 13, 2011, 02:02 PM
With back-to-school season in full swing, this school year's increase in virtual education programs is noticeable almost nationwide. Currently, 40 states offer or sanction some type of online education for their students, with other states considering proposals ever legislation session. As we look forward to closing achievement gaps in the years ahead, virtual education advocates are calling online learning a solution for students and teachers alike.   Continue Reading...
iPad Catching on as Education Tool
posted by: Colin | September 12, 2011, 03:28 PM
Apple's innovative tablet computer, the iPad, has been on the market less than two years yet it is already making a splash on the education scene. Since its introduction, the touch-screen device has been purchased for use in thousands of public school classrooms and is being hailed as a convenient, hands-on alternative to traditional desk-top computers for students of all ages and skill levels.   Continue Reading...
>> Originally posted by Jill on the AAE Blog:I stumbled across an online article titled "600 Tips and Links for Using Social Media for Education and Learning"? Yes, please.   Continue Reading...
Using the ‘Netflix’ model to improve literacy
posted by: Colin | April 20, 2011, 06:45 PM
>> Originally posted by Jill on the AAE Blog:Why is Netflix such a success? I suggest that it comes down to the fulfillment of three desires of the consumer.   Continue Reading...
Social Media Poll Sheds Light on Student Use
posted by: Colin | April 19, 2011, 04:45 PM
While everyone knows that technology has changed our world, policymakers and education experts are still debating the value of social media in the modern day classroom. In a technology driven world, the possibilities of engaging students in social media for educational purposes are endless. However, while we know teenagers are glued to their smart phones and iPads, are they committed to engaging in this technology for school? A new Associated Press-Viacom poll sheds new light on what teens are really using social media for- and you just may be surprised.   Continue Reading...
Show and Tell: Representatives Invited to Classrooms
posted by: Colin | April 13, 2011, 06:45 PM
>> Originally posted by Jill on the AAE Blog:It's pretty obvious why Mr. Kevin Grover is Maine's teacher of the year for 2010. He dreams big and then he gets to work.   Continue Reading...
Social Media in the Modern Classroom
posted by: Colin | March 31, 2011, 07:30 PM
While everyone knows that technology has changed our world, policymakers and education experts are still debating the value of social media in a modern day classroom. In a technology driven world, opportunities to educate children are arising everywhere. With the rise of social media and online learning, teachers need to strike a balance between using these innovative online tools and exposing them to inappropriate content and misuse.   Continue Reading...
Educational Apps for iPhone and Droid
posted by: Colin | March 30, 2011, 07:30 PM
>> Originally posted by Jill on the AAE Blog:I find myself in the constant state of "student" regarding technology in education, especially when it comes to my iPhone. It's exciting; it keeps me on the edge of my seat; it keeps me humble.   Continue Reading...
Obama Meets Technology Executives
posted by: Colin | February 22, 2011, 07:30 PM
Last week President Obama unveiled his federal budget to mixed reviews from both parties. Among the proposals was the administration's commitment to increasing investments in new education technology. Thursday evening President Obama met with some of the biggest Silicon Valley names to discuss his plans and gain support for his technology agenda.   Continue Reading...
We often mention advances in technology on the AAE blog. Stories ranging from students organizing online study groups to learning Chinese through remote video conferencing in Shanghai have all been making national headlines. This week a sick boy in Texas is all over the blogosphere for a new technology that lets him attend class without ever leaving his home.   Continue Reading...
Gary Beckner op-ed on School Choice
posted by: Colin | January 12, 2011, 07:30 PM
AAE Executive Director Gary Beckner op-ed on National School Choice Week as featured on Townhall Magazine's website:   Continue Reading...
<< Start < Prev 1 2 Next > End >>