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Educational Technology

This guide contains resources for digital storytelling, infographics, presentations, as well as free online journals on these topics

Featured Books from Your ATA Library

Teaching Math with Google Apps

"Why do I need to know how to do math when I can find the answer on my phone?" Alice Keeler and Diana Herrington reveal more than 50 ways teachers can use technology in math classes that go far beyond just looking things up. The goal is to help students develop critical-thinking skills and learn how to apply mathematical concepts to real life. Today's digital tools allow teachers to make math more relevant to students.

Classroom Management in the Digital Age

Information accessibility grows while attention spans shrink. Don't fear the devices! In the willing teacher's hands, this is a new and welcome age to harness for exponential learning. It is a frontier where technology equipped teachers learn alongside students and utilize current tools to maximize collaboration, creativity, and communication in relevant ways. 

Stepping up to Google Classroom

Stepping Up to Google Classroom empowers educators to take the leap into the digital classroom with confidence and purpose. By guiding readers through fifty straightforward and accessible steps and offering a host of tips for customization, this book ensures that teachers with all levels of tech comfortability can make the most of Google Classroom's powerful tools. 

The Microsoft Infused Classroom

Designed to help you amplify teaching and engagement in your classroom, The Microsoft Infused Classroom equips you to use powerful tools that put learning first! The book is layered with ways to support students in capturing, reflecting and sharing their learning.

Tasks Before Apps

With a dizzying array of mechanical and virtual help at our disposal, it can be a challenge for educators to know where to even start. Monica Burns wrote this book: to share strategies, tools, and insights that teachers can use, regardless of subject or grade level, to effectively incorporate technology in the classroom. She focuses on the "three Cs" of technology implementation--creation, curiosity, and collaboration.

Sail the 7 Cs with Microsoft Education

In Sail the 7 Cs with Microsoft Education, veteran educators Becky Keene and Kathi Kersznowski bring the world into your classroom through Microsoft Education. Learn how this suite of accessible, innovative digital tools is revolutionizing education around the globe and offering students the chance to become true changemakers.

Control Alt Achieve

Eric Curts offers you the keys to revolutionizing classroom learning with the Google tools you already use. Dazzle your students by transforming Google Docs into blackout poetry, fire up creative possibilities by using Google Slides for comic strips, and make math more accessible and fun by turning to Google Drawings as an unlikely ally.

99 Tips for Creating Simple and Sustainable Educational Videos

Beginning by outlining the different types of videos you can create, and what the research says about their effectiveness, Karen Costa explains how they can be designed to reinforce learning, to align with and promote course outcomes, and to save you time across your courses. She then describes how to create successful videos with commonly available technologies such as your smartphone. 

Learning Online

Learning Online provides a much-needed guide to different forms and applications of online learning. This book describes how online learning is being used in both K-12 and higher education settings as well as in learning outside of school. Particular online learning technologies, such as MOOCs (massive open online courses), multi-player games, learning analytics, and adaptive online practice environments, are described in terms of design principles, implementation, and contexts of use.

50 Ways to Use YouTube in the Classroom

YouTube is a dynamic tool for learning that meets students where they are. This book offers succinct, applicable, practical, and flexible strategies and lessons for: Finding educational content that aligns to teaching goals; Differentiating and extending learning Improving communication with students and families; Increasing creativity in the classroom; Providing authentic opportunities for demonstrating knowledge

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