FETC 2015 Highlight: Technology Tools for Project-Based Learning and Student Collaboration

March 27, 2015

During a poster presentation titled “Technology Tools for Project-Based Learning and Student Collaboration” at FETC 2015, Kristin Harrington, instructional technology program specialist at St. Johns County School District, Fla., highlighted two of her favorite tools, Microsoft OneNote and Padlet, for engaging elementary students in authentic, collaborative learning experiences. Harrington, formerly an elementary school teacher in the district, earned many technology grants for her classroom. Her advice during the FETC poster presentation was borne of her experience.

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Topics: technology, fetc, education

FETC 2015 Highlight: Links 2 Learning Online Founders Share Tools for Bridging the Gap with Struggling Readers

March 25, 2015

Part 3 of 3
At FETC 2015, Terry Dobson and Heather Baptie—founders of Links 2 Learning Online who specialize in working with students with severe learning disabilities—recommended the following alternatives to purchasing books:

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Topics: technology, fetc, education

FETC 2015 Highlight: Links 2 Learning Online Founders Share Tools for Bridging the Gap with Struggling Readers

March 25, 2015

Part 2 of 3
At FETC 2015, Terry Dobson and Heather Baptie—founders of Links 2 Learning Online who specialize in working with students with severe learning disabilities—highlighted the following digital tools for supporting reading:

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Topics: technology, fetc, education

FETC 2015 Highlight: The Maker Movement Goes to School

March 11, 2015

At FETC, Sylvia Martinez—coauthor of Invent to Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering the Classroom and advisory board member of Generation YES, a nonprofit that evangelizes student leadership through modern technology—presented A Global Revolution Goes to School: The Maker Movement.

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Topics: fetc

FETC 2015 Highlight: Chartiers Valley High School Celebrated for STEM Excellence

January 23, 2015

Chartiers Valley High School, a SunGard K-12 PerformancePLUS customer, was celebrated at FETC 2015 as one of three High School Division finalists in the inaugural STEM Excellence Awards.

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Topics: technology, fetc, education, K-12