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Welcome to Tech Tips! This blog covers topics related to technology use in adult education in the United States. Posts include simple lesson ideas that teachers can use to integrate technology into instruction, updates on what’s happening in the field, new opportunities and resources, and news from our EdTech Center projects.

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Mirroring Mobile Phones with Reflector 2

By Becky Shiring As an early adopter of integrating mobile phones into instruction, Reflector 2 is a tool I desperately wish I would have discovered while I was still in the classroom. As adult basic educators, I believe it is essential that we teach our students to...

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Happy New Year! Highlights of 2015

In 2015 we welcomed many new voices to Tech Tips. Connie Rivera kicked off the year with her four part series Approaching Technology with a Mission in Mind that considered how to frame our integration of technology into teaching so as not to get too overwhelmed by the...

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Self Graded Assessments Using Flubaroo

By Becky Shiring How often have you spent your Sunday night grading stacks of student papers?  Flubaroo makes that a thing of the past. Flubaroo is an add-on to Google Forms that allows teachers to grade quizzes and provide students with feedback in less than two...

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Educational Technology Webinars

​Did you know that the new EdTech Center @World Education has a page where you can access and view recordings of educational technology webinars that you or colleagues might have missed?  For example, have you seen Reboot Your Digital Strategy or Improving Literacy...

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New Online Resources on LINCS

If you haven't been to the LINCS website lately, now is a good time to visit! Recent additions include the LINCS Digital Literacy Initiative and the LINCS Learner Center. ​ LINCS Digital Literacy Initiative  https://lincs.ed.gov/programs/digital-literacy From the...

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