Learn the Habits of Effective Teachers Who Use Technology
Are you one of the teachers who use technology? Do you use it effectively? Want to find out? Then check out this infographic I found on Twitter. I watch social media closely and it's my job to share some of the hot topics on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and other outlets that teachers, principals, students, and parents are contributing.
Wish you could use technology in your classroom more effectively? Alex Corbitt posted an inforgraphic on his Twitter account that can help. The infographic is called “7 Habits of Highly Effective Teachers Who Use Technology.” Sylvia Duckworth created it using ideas from Teach Thought. You can see the infographic below.
If you want to use technology more effectively in the classroom, then try adopting the ideas listed above. These don't only apply to using technology though. Applying the seven ideas listed in the infographic above to all aspects of your classroom will result in a more effective learning environment. If you're looking for tips and tricks that can improve your teaching, then follow this link. For more tips, you can check this link out too. Looking for a new teaching model? Check this one out. If you need more help changing your teaching around, then try using these 30 goals, created by Shelly Terrell, as a starting point.
Which of these seven ideas do you struggle with the most? What other habits to effective teachers use? How do you implement any of these habits in your classroom?
Tori Pakizer is the Social Media Editor at SimpleK12.com. She writes regularly about the use of educational technology in K-12 classrooms, and specializes in how teachers use Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and other social media. You can follow Tori and SimpleK12 on Twitter @SimpleK12. If you have ideas for using social media in schools, please send your information or tip to firstname.lastname@example.org.