Educational Technology

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Top Manipulatives for Teaching Math

By The Editorial Team March 3, 2023

ResilientEducator.com may earn a commission from completed purchases made after clicking on product links. Learning mathematics cannot be achieved through memorization alone. Manipulatives provide a physical representation of the issue being addressed, leading to a more meaningful, hands-on experience. They’re very beneficial for real-world math problems. Throughout history, physical objects have been used to represent… Read More

How to Make Money on Teachers Pay Teachers

By The Editorial Team March 2, 2023

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online resource that provides teachers with the capacity to monetize their educational materials. Here, educators can publish and make their own products available at a custom price. In doing so, they can benefit from a share of the profit on every sale made. How to make money on Teachers Pay… Read More

How To Introduce Coding in Classrooms (Online and In-Person)

By The Editorial Team March 1, 2023

Coding enables computer systems to fulfill tasks and reach objectives with ease. Programmers have been able to construct websites, design computer systems, develop mobile apps, and craft video games. Learning computer programming is becoming increasingly important in preparing for 21st-century jobs. By integrating coding activities into lesson plans, students can hone their problem solving skills… Read More

Programming and coding teachers are pivotal in imparting students with a strong background in computer science. Their dedication to STEM education empowers learners by providing instruction of programming languages, the basics of coding, and designing creative programs. This expertise equips students with the capability to tackle challenging issues they may face in their daily lives…. Read More

Virtual Tools for Teaching Math Online

By The Editorial Team February 28, 2023

Technology has transformed math instruction in the classroom, engaging students with interactive tools such as SMART boards and videos. For students needing flexibility, virtual schooling creates opportunities to progress at their own pace. Teachers can still be part of this journey, guiding students through studying and exercises, even when outside the physical classroom setting. How… Read More

How to Become a STEM-Certified Teacher

By The Editorial Team February 24, 2023

STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, and it’s generally used as an umbrella term for various disciplines within these fields. In a school setting, STEM classes or certifications revolve around an approach to educational development and learning that integrates these core subjects into classroom materials and learning systems.  The modern world relies heavily… Read More

Learning sciences studies how, why, what, and with whom people learn. Before the development of modern learning sciences, psychological research on the topic involved lab-based studies. Unfortunately, this doesn’t provide an accurate example of how individuals learn in the real world. A learning scientist works to solve the bias problem in these types of studies…. Read More

Inclusive Education for Special Needs Students

By The Editorial Team January 20, 2023

Inclusive education involves teaching all students in the same age-appropriate general education classroom at their local school, regardless of the challenges they face. The philosophy of inclusive education promotes the idea that students with disabilities are just as competent as students without disabilities. Successful inclusive education for students with disabilities involves accepting their differences, ensuring… Read More

An interview with ChatGPT about the value of it for teachers

By Jermaine Holmes January 19, 2023

Hello! I’m a member of the team that manages Resilient Educator. There’s been a lot of hype lately about the value of ChatGPT and machine learning, including how the technology impacts education. Here are some headlines about teachers’ reactions: A NY Times podcast interviewing an educator about the uses of artificial intelligence A Forbes article… Read More

The need for digital literacy and tech instruction

By Bram Teague April 30, 2021

Digital literacy is a skill set that is increasingly becoming essential. According to ALA’s Digital Literacy Task Force, it is defined as “the ability to use information and communication technologies to find, evaluate, create, and communicate information, requiring both cognitive and technical skills.” These abilities are required to survive, learn, and work in a society… Read More

Elon Musk just announced a $100M Carbon Capture Prize, a large, unprecedented amount of money which will motivate people of all backgrounds to come forward and solve a problem. Not only will this educate people about the issue, but it will motivate people. Throughout history, incentives have been used to power innovation. In 1714, British… Read More

Top 5 technology trends in special education

By Frank Hamilton September 25, 2020

Technology has transformed many sectors over the past decade.. Including education. Schools now use a lot of modern technology to teach students. Special needs kids are not exempted from the benefits of technology. This article covers five technology trends that are growing in importance for special needs kids. Five technological trends in special education Virtual… Read More

Google Classroom Guide for Online Teachers

By The Editorial Team September 24, 2020

Many teachers have found themselves adapting to teaching online almost overnight. Such a drastic change is wrong-footing everyone, especially those who aren’t familiar with computers. However, there are excellent, tailor-made online tools that make it easy to run your own digital classroom. Google Classroom is an especially simple, accessible tool for teachers. The first step… Read More

Defining Your Class Culture During Distance Learning

By Kelly Mendoza September 3, 2020

Fill in the blank: The culture of my class is _____________________________.  What came to mind? Was it easy to define, or did you struggle to describe it? The beginning of the new year is all about starting fresh and setting norms, guidelines, and defining your classroom culture with students. But what does that look like… Read More

If there’s ever been a time when school-to-home communication needs to be strong, it’s now. With many schools moving to distance learning, parents are the key in supporting students with successful at-home learning. And we know that strong parent engagement drives improved student outcomes and performance (WestEd, Parent Involvement Project). But nowadays, family engagement looks… Read More