Everyone wants teachers to use technology in the classroom. But you're busy -- meeting standards, prepping students for tests -- and maybe you’re not too fond of computers, anyway. Never fear – there are easy ways to bring your classroom up-to-date, technologically.

The twelve listed below are categorized according to your technology comfort level.  Here are the details for each one.


Beginning

Do a PowerPoint “Game Show Review”

Have students complete a written classroom activity as if it was online.
Try a Webquest


Intermediate

Use technology as a topic for a writing assignment

 Create a class webpage


Use an online grading system


Do an email exchange


Give multimedia presentations – or have your students give them


Supplement your lessons


Advanced

Create a class blog or wiki


Listen to – or create – a Podcast.


“Publish” your students’ work