Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

  • by By Med Kharbach, PhD
    The purpose of this post if to introduce you to this interesting resource to use when teaching kids coding. CS First is a free computer science curriculum from Google for Education… ….read more
  • by By Med Kharbach, PhD
    Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post Well, online lessons were not in such pressing demand until recently, but the pandemic hasmade its adjustments to the usual way of life and educational processes…. ….read more
  • by By Med Kharbach, PhD
    Typing is a key skill in today's world. From learning to socializing, typing is becoming an essential component of our everyday practices. Needless to mention that for us in education, typing is a… ….read more
  • by By Med Kharbach, PhD
    For those of you asking about Android math apps to use with students in class, here is a list of some of my favourite picks. From homework helpers to math solvers and graphing calculators, the… ….read more
  • by By Med Kharbach, PhD
    Our classrooms are culturally diverse with students coming from different racial, linguistic, and ethnic backgrounds. Diversity is a pedagogical strength that we should draw on to prepare culturally… ….read more

Free Technology For Teachers

  • by Richard Byrne
    As I announced last week on Practical Ed Tech, starting on July 6th and running through August I'm hosting a series of webinars on a wide range of edtech topics. All of the webinars will be held live and will also be recorded for those who register in advance. You can register for one, two, or […]
  • by Richard Byrne
    On Wednesday I published a post about how to create your own mobile apps for classroom use. If you read that post and wondered why teachers would ever want to take on the task of making their own apps or having students do it, here are five ideas for classroom apps. 1. Create a mobile study […]
  • by Richard Byrne
    One of last week's most popular posts was about the news of Google adding new font customization options to Google Forms. Like all updates to Google Workspace tools, the new font customization options were immediately available to some users and not others. It took about a week for the new options to appear in my […]
  • by Richard Byrne
    Good evening from Maine where the sun is setting on the month of June. Despite some crummy weather to start the month, we're ending with a great stretch of warm and sunny weather that is perfect playing outside. I hope that you had a great month!This month I hosted my Teaching History With Technology course. […]
  • by Richard Byrne
    The Tour de France begins tomorrow. Watching the race every morning for three weeks is one of the things I look forward to every summer. I also find that it provides some neat opportunities for science, health, and physical education lessons. Here are some of my go-to resources for teaching and learning about the Tour […]