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How to be a Tech Teacher

Posted by on October 30, 2013

tech studentIt’s not taught in any teacher credential program I know. Admin would never pick a history teacher to teach Science, or a PE teacher to teach math, but that’s what constantly happens with tech. I can’t tell you how many emails I get from newly-minted tech teachers–I am the PE teacher, now teaching tech… Last year I taught 4th grade, now I’m teaching IT.

Maybe this is your story.

If you’re a new tech teacher, here are some articles you will like:

New Tech Teacher? I Understand You

5 Must-have Skills for New Tech Teachers Plus One Extra

Should Tech Teachers be in the Classroom or the Lab

Should Tech Teachers be in the Classroom or the Lab–Follow Up

Dear Otto: Lab Teacher or Integration Specialist

11 Ways to be an Inquiry-based Teacher

You Know You’re a Techy Teacher When…

What’s a Tech Teacher Do With Their Summer Off?

12 Tips for Teaching Middle School Tech

New Students? 7 Tips to Differentiate with Tech

11 Things I wish I’d Known Before Becoming a Tech Teacher

Book Review: Kindergarten Technology Textbook

Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-8 technology for 15 years. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum, K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. She is an adjunct professor in tech ed, CSG Master Teacher, webmaster for six blogs, an Amazon Vine Voice book reviewer, Editorial Review Board member for Journal for Computing Teachers, CAEP reviewer, CSTA presentation reviewer, freelance journalist on tech ed topics, and a weekly contributor to TeachHUB. You can find her resources at Structured Learning.

updated 5-20-16

2 Responses to How to be a Tech Teacher

  1. bren@BGgarden

    I’m so glad I found your blog on WordPress – I enjoy your tech post and looking forward to reading more!

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