Obstacles to Technology Integration in Math Classes

Roblyer stated in Integrating Educational Technology in Teaching, “a curricular “war” has long raged between those who believe that students must be taught to memorize certain basic math skills and those who feel that the focus should be on deeper conceptual mathematical knowledge and insights” (2016, p. 311).  The first big challenge of integrating technology… Read More Obstacles to Technology Integration in Math Classes

EDTECH Graphic

In some aspects, educational technology seems like a very broad term that could describe any hardware or software used in learning or teaching.  In other ways, this term seems limiting because it does not seem to take into consideration the planning, using, and evaluating of technology in the classroom.  The expectation of practicing ethically cannot… Read More EDTECH Graphic

Advantages of Using Multimedia in the Classroom

References: National Teacher Training Institute. (n.d.). Why use video in the classroom? Retrieved from http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/ntti/resources/video1.html Roblyer, M. (2016). Integrating educational technology into teaching (Seventh ed., p. 204). Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Pearson Education. Video Blog Script: My name is Tyler Isbell, and I teach upper level math at Blytheville High School: New Tech.  I wanted to… Read More Advantages of Using Multimedia in the Classroom

Instructional Software in a High School Geometry Classroom

According to Roblyer, instructional software is “designed specifically to deliver instruction or assist with the delivery of instruction on a topic” (2016).  This type of educational technology may be divided by the particular functions they fulfill in the classroom.  Each of these functions may be demonstrated in the context of a high school Geometry classroom.… Read More Instructional Software in a High School Geometry Classroom