Instructional Practice

Effective Practices


I-1, I-3, I-6



Technology is not always reliable. Have a back-up plan for how students will continue with the learning if there are challenges with technology. 

Avoid choosing a tool because it is “fun.” Make sure the tool leads toward mastery of the objective.

Quick Tips

Students can be a great technology resource. Be open to learn from them.

Outcomes can be measured in a variety of methods that can include rubrics, peer evaluations, or product menu assessments.


Technology Integration Matrix

New Technologies and 21st Century Skills

Cool Tools for Schools


Other Strategies


An online space on the Web where work, ideas, pictures, links, video and media can be shared to create an electronic portfolio of content learned or creation of original products.


A collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds images, documents, and videos that allows people to navigate slides and leave comments in five ways - using voice (with a mic or telephone), text, audio file, or video (via a webcam).