Engagement is the key to deciding whether technology is worthwhile in the classroom. Technology is a tool in the arsenal of the educator and the educator is always striving to engage their students. Engagement is the ultimate student response system.
What engages students? Here are some recent successes in our classrooms in Addison and what compelled us to put them in the classroom.
Smart brand Smartboards
In the Addison district we have had “smart” boards for some time. The first boards used were Promethean boards and they were purchased before my time in the district and from what I understand, quite hastily. We had only a few teachers that even understood the Promethean software and that is a major issue when bringing a technology into the classroom.
Here is a link to the rest of my article on Evolllution.