Student success and teacher efficiency???

ELB Education

Several years ago when I stepped out of the the full-time classroom and into a tech facilitator roll I decided that my focus had to be finding a way to help teachers use tech to increase student success AND teacher efficiency. Sounds easy enough right?

There is a bit of a problem though… so often the things that increase student engagement and thereby success are diametrically opposed to teacher efficiency. Even simple things like adding multimedia to presentations, ie. pictures and video, can take considerable time!

How many steps does it take to add a simple image? Let’s see…

  1. Find the image…
  2. Right click and save as…
  3. Figure out just where you want to save this temporary file and what to name it…
  4. Go back into your presentation and select insert image…
  5. Try to remember where you just saved it… Found It! choose…
  6. Resize the image and move it where…

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