Connecting Content and Technology


Connecting Content and Technology

This group is for technology teachers whose job is to connect core classroom content to technology (in really cool, engaging ways)!

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Comment by Dennis Pack on July 19, 2014 at 6:44am

Heather, Geogebra is a good place to start. Here is a link:

Comment by Heather Nicole Porter on July 18, 2014 at 5:50pm

Hello everyone!

I am curious to know if there are any engaging ways to use technology in Algebra I?

Comment by Mary Hosier on July 10, 2014 at 9:08am

Track seasonal change and climate with a Journey North tulip Test Garden this fall. Use technology to proclaim the arrival of spring from your part of the world. Follow news updates and explore tulip maps to predict when spring will reach your hometown. Connect with 450 classrooms involved each year. Join Us!

Journey North Step-by-step guide:

Comment by Benjamin Levy on February 20, 2014 at 7:19am

Are you guys doing any activities that tie in the winter olympics to your curriculum? The National Science Foundation has been putting out some science of the winter olympics video. Here is an eduCanon lesson that ties in kinetic/potential energy questions into a video on slopestyle skiing. Enjoy!

Science of winter olympics

Comment by Jen on November 21, 2013 at 5:04pm

Doing a Holidays Around the World Research with 5th graders in Illinois. Anyone looking to collaborate?

Comment by Jen on September 3, 2013 at 4:46pm

Anyone looking to collaborate with a 5th grade class in Illinois? Please send me a message and let me know. 


Comment by Jennifer Wilson on July 20, 2013 at 12:16pm

Hello all!  I am a recent graduate for elementary education and am now working on my Masters towards technology in education.  I am certified for spec. ed, k-6, 6-12 language arts and 6-12 general science.  I really enjoyed incorporating technology in my lessons during my internship, but felt I was sort of limited with both how new I was and with sticking to the mentor teacher's curriculum.  My biggest struggle with incorporating technology was in math.  I just didn't like teaching it and really struggled (I was in a 5th grade classroom).  Does anybody know of any resources that give good suggestions?  

Comment by Mary Hosier on July 17, 2013 at 7:51am

Many tech teachers are connecting with classroom curriculum through Journey North. This online project has many ways students can use technology as citizen scientists...reporting sightings, planting and reporting events in tulip gardens, tracking migration.

Currently looking for interested international educators to try hands-on tulip garden experiment. Any connections in Europe, China, Mongolia, or Russia?

Visit Journey North:

Comment by NINA ZHELEZAROVA on June 11, 2013 at 9:27pm
Comment by Priscilla Grim on April 10, 2013 at 9:19am

Check out -- completely free resource with Common Core aligned digital learning activities. 


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