Don't Ditch That Tech - Matt Miller
Daunted by differentiation and devices?
Ditching tech isn’t the answer—understanding how to find the right tool for the right moment is!
Don’t Ditch That Tech provides practical ideas to help you find the sweet spot where classroom devices meet students’ needs. In this teacher-tailored guide, you’ll find tips on how to handle cart/lab scenarios, develop attention-grabbing strategies, build metacognitive practices, and more—all with differentiation in mind. Whether you're a tech newbie or the school’s device guru, you’ll walk away with new understandings and strategies for transforming and diversifying your approach to teaching in a twenty-first-century world.
Authors Matt Miller, Nate Ridgway, and Angelia Ridgway, PhD, bring a diverse range of perspectives to this useful guide. From their own classroom experiences they share practical suggestions for working within your classroom walls—and ultimately, transforming your students’ lives beyond it.
You’ll find ideas for how to use tech to . . .
Personalize learning and add authenticity
Promote metacognition and student agency
Increase students’ and stakeholders’ access to your classroom
DON’T Ditch That Tech!
Use it to transform your classroom!
“This guide is chock full of tools/apps, graphic images, classroom examples, methods, and practical tips for any classroom educator looking to try new things or further strengthen their current differentiation practices. And it’s differentiated for teachers too!”
—The HyperDoc Girls (Sarah Landis, Kelly Hilton, and Lisa Highfill)
“Do yourself a favor and buy this book! You won’t be sorry! Warning: Be
prepared to see smiling faces on students and engaged classrooms when you do!”
—Holly Clark, author, The Google Infused Classroom
“Anecdotes, exemplars and examples abound in this easy-to-read how-to for any teacher!”
—Jon Corippo, Chief Learning Officer, Cue, Inc.