New Technologies to Get Your Students Engaged

Anyone who's squirmed through a painfully dull PowerPoint presentation knows that technology does not equal better pedagogy. When technology is used for technology's sake, it can obscure rather than illuminate—and distance us from our students rather than connect us to them. For a particular tool to help you connect with your students, it must serve the pedagogical aims of your classroom, rather than the other way around. Fortunately, I have found that technology can serve a variety of