ONLINE GRADE BOOKS
Parents can have access
to their child’s grades,
schedule, tests, and
are also able to see if
their child had been
tardy or had a discipline
Years ago computers were few and far between in
schools. Today many schools have a computer lab or
laptops that can be transported from room to room.
Podcasting is also another way students are engaging
in technology. This helps create excitement when the
podcast carries the voice of the child.
I think that the online grade books would be a
great asset to any classroom for students,
parents and teachers.
This is something that I had never heard of
before reading this article.
A quote that stood out to me in the article was
“The trouble with education today is that we
have forgotten that we are all not the same.”
Blogs can be used in the classroom between
students, teachers and parents.
Blogs can also be used as instructional
resources and as a place to display the work of
Teachers are also able to post instructions for
assignments and homework help.
By blogging students can improve their writing
Students are also able to share ideas between other
students and/or teachers.
Parents can also be involved by subscribing to the
Parents would be able to see class schedules,
www.Edublog.org is a popular blog site for
teachers to use in their classrooms.
I think that there are many good uses to blogs in education. I can’t
wait to begin teaching and have a classroom blog of my own. I
think using this can enhance the learning desires of students by
making it new, fun and exciting!
A quote I found very true from the article was, “Blogs have great
potential in education.”
How to use edublogs.org
Students in high school are able to take on “real
life” careers in a virtual world.
They use computer applications for
most of their work, becoming proficient in
programs like Microsoft Word, Excel, Power-
point, Illustrator, and Publisher.
I think this would be very useful in the
It not only lets them deal with checking their
pay but lets them get a feel for the life they may
want to live.
It may help them strive more to succeed.
Overall, education for all will be enhanced by
the use of technology in classrooms. Whether
it is elementary, middle, high school, or college.
There are many new and useful types of
technology available…it just needs to be used
in a helpful way.
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