Tech Matters

Technology tips and teaching strategies aligned with PowerUp WHAT WORKS.
Dec
13
2012

Are 3D Printers the “Next Big Thing” in Education?

You may have started to recently hear a lot about 3D printers; with prices dropping, more high schools and universities are purchasing 3D printers for use with their students. It may not be long before elementary and middle schools follow suit.... More...
Nov
26
2012

3 Free Apps that You Can Use in Your Classroom Today: Math

Apps and animations can be a great way to teach math, because you provide students with a visual representation of a concept that they can see, hear, and in some cases, touch and manipulate. Pearl Diver HD (iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch) – Learn the... More...
Nov
2
2012

Left to Right: Integrating Technology and the Election in Your Classroom

As November approaches, we are surrounded by tons of resources and information related to the upcoming election. Between the news, rallies, debates, and even bumper stickers, political stories are everywhere this time of year, so... More...