Hall of Fame Articles

These are the articles that have received the most feedback, touched the most nerves, engaged the most readers. They are generally on core tech ed topics, but not always. Try them out:

3 Problems to Address Before Blogging at Your School

4 Subjects Every Teacher Must Teach and How

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

5 Programs That Make Digital Note-taking Easy

5 Strategies to Assess Student Knowledge

5 Sure-fire Ways to Teach Vocabulary

5 Ways to Cure Technophobia in the Classroom

6 Things I Wish I’d Known When I Started Blogging

7 Education Trends You Don’t Want to Miss

7–no 10, wait 12–OK, 13 Skills I Teach With Blogging

7 Skills Students Need for Today’s Classwork

7 Tips to Differentiate with Techcomputer skills

7 Ways Common Core Will Change Your Classroom

8 Education Tools That Are Going Away

8 Reasons for and 8 Against Revisiting Software in the Classroom

9 Mistakes Teachers Make Using Tech in the Classroom

9 Must-have Tools for Ed Conferences

9 Reasons For Online Training and 5 Against

10 Factors to Consider in Tech Report Cards

10 Factors to Inform Tech Assessment

11 Ways to Make an Inquiry based Classroom

11 Ways to be an Inquiry-based Teacher

12 Tips for Teaching Middle School Tech

12 Tips on Handling Hard-to-teach Classes

13 Reasons For and 3 Against Technology in the Classroom

13 Ways Blogs Teach Common Core

13 ways Twitter Improves Education

14 Factors to Consider for Tech Report Cards

17 Topics to Teach K-8 About Digital Citizenship

17 Ways to Add Tech to your Lessons Without Adding Time to Your Day

18 Pluses, 5 Differences, and 9 Tips about Chromebooks in Your Classroom

18 Things Teachers Do Before 8am

19 Topics to Teach in Digital Citizenship–and How

25 Techie Problems Every Student Can Fix–Update

BYOD–the lowdown in one article

Faceoff: What Digital Device Should My School Buy?

Handwriting vs. Keyboarding–from a Student’s Perspective

How Do You Grade Tech? I Have 14 Ideas

How do I teach a program I don’t know how to use?

How do I prepare students for PARCC Tests?

How Google Docs Improves Writing

How the Internet Neighborhood is Like Any Other Community

How to Create a Curriculum Map

How to Create a Tech-based Curriculum Using the SAMR Model

 How to Incorporate Mindfulness into Your Class

How to Instill Digital Citizenship in Students

How to Teach Students to Solve Problems

How to Write a Novel with 140 Characters

How Minecraft Teaches Reading, Writing and Problem Solving

How to Compare and Contrast Authentically

How to Pick iPad Apps for your Classroom

How to set up your tech classroom

How to Talk to a Tech Teacher

How to Teach Critical Thinking

 The Important Morning Meeting

 Is the Socratic Method Right for Your Class?

 It’s Time to Make Your Classroom Paper-free

Let’s Talk About Habits of Mind

Literacy In K-5 Classrooms

New Literacies Enable Smarter Researching

New Tech Teacher? I Understand You

Print or Digital Textbooks? What’s the Low-down?

 Should you Teach Typing? And Does it Work?

The Tablet’s ‘Killer App’

Teach Digital Citizenship with … Minecraft

Twitter in the Classroom

Use the SAMR Model to Spearhead Technology in Your Classroom

 Visible Learning and John Hattie

What Happens When Technology Fails? 3 Work-Arounds

 What parents should ask teachers about technology

What’s a good Technology Acceptable Use Policy?

What’s the Classroom of the Future Look Like?

What to do When Computers Are Down

What’s Tomorrow’s Student Look Like

What You Need to Know about Kidproofing the Internet

When is Typing Faster Than Handwriting?

Which is better for schools: iPads or laptops?

Why Keyboarding Should NOT be Dead

Why use a Digital Portfolio–and 9 ways to do it

Will Texting Destroy Writing Skills?

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