We are in an age where technology is transforming the way our children learn, communicate, and experience this world. We no longer are the gatekeepers of information, but the facilitators in guiding students through the tsunami of information that they now have access to.
We need to teach children information literacy skills so that they can be successful in locating, evaluating, using, and presenting quality information.
Whether your school has gone 1:1 or you're nowhere near that yet, it is important to jump right in and meet our students where they are with the resources you DO have.
How can you get started? Pick one tech tool and try it out with one of your lessons or units. Dive right in!
Below are just a few of the great resources for teaching in the 21st Century that I am excited about.
World Book's - This Day in History
Blogs & Websites- Weebly, Kidblog
Digital Public Library for America
For more description, and to find a web 2.0 tool or app in a specific category I recommend checking out:
...Or my own recommended list at
Ask the kids how they want to present and demonstrate their learning!