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Technology Updates in the Classroom: Latest Trends in the K-12 Environment

Monday, May 4, 2015

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By Dr. William M. Gillum Associate Professor in the School of Education, American Public University The evolution of technology in the classroom is a difficult subject on which to stay abreast for even the savviest technology users. New resources are constantly being developed, and the latest technology platforms are being replaced as quickly as they are released.

Professor Roboto

Monday, June 16, 2014

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By Lisa Gerardy Faculty Member, English at American Public University Just in case you unfamiliar with the song, let me help you by giving you the link to the Mr. Roboto video. Anyone who works in online education can probably relate to this song and video. When you do most of your communication via a computer screen, it can be easy to feel like a robot.

A Liberal Arts Education for the 21st Century

Friday, March 1, 2013

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By Everett Corum, Ph.D. Director of Humanities, Philosophy, Religion, and World Languages Programs at American Public University “No man ever steps into the same river twice,” is one of the more famous statements of the ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus. Let the idea of a university, John Henry Newman’s “school of universal learning,” be that river and one suddenly becomes aware of the reason for the upheaval and challenges facing the academy in the 21st Century.

Personalized Learning and Digital Natives

Thursday, January 31, 2013

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By Dr. Amy Burkman Program Director, M.Ed. in Administration and Supervision, American Public University System Technology plays a vital role in the learning process for today’s K-12 students.  These digital natives have used technology since infancy to play games, watch videos, and interact with family.  There are even apps for infants and toddlers, like Baby’s Musical Hands, Monkey’s Preschool Lunchbox, and Ewe Can Count, for Apple and Android devices, Baby’s Musical Hands and Monkey Preschool Lunchbox!

Technology in the Classroom: Is It Really Effective and Necessary?

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

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Are schools enhancing their students’ education by using technology as a teaching aid or has it become a distraction in the classroom? The debate over the effectiveness and appropriateness of technology in the classroom remains a hot subject for many educators. I’ve heard from teachers who don’t believe technology is vastly more effective than traditional tools, while others say it’s made a huge impact on learning in the classroom. 

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