Beyond Pencils

Website Creation and Student Engagement

February 20, 2015
Technology, an idea both welcomed and feared by teachers, has transformed the way we teach and, more importantly, how students learn.  Just six years ago, during my student teaching experience, I was using an overhead projector to give lecture notes. Today, my students are watching video lectures, interacting regularly through email, and creating their own websites.  While technology can help teachers teach, it’s even more powerful when students can use it to demonstrate their understanding. One recent project truly has made technology more than just a resource, but an integral part of...