Educational Technology

College releases app to help adapt sports for special needs

AUGUSTA, GA – Students with special needs can sometimes be excluded from extracurricular activities and sports because teachers and caretakers may not know how to adapt to their needs. To combat this, students in Dr. Nai-Cheng Kuo’s Family and Community Engagement for Exceptional Children class, along with the department of …

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Center manager will present at international conference

AUGUSTA, GA. – Jennifer Armstrong, manager of the College of Education’s Instructional Resource Center at Augusta University, has been selected to present in the Google Teaching Theater at International Society for Technology in Education Conference and Expo on June 27 in Denver, Colo. Armstrong will present “Digging into Data with …

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GRU in the news: Richmond County Schools and GRU form partnership

AUGUSTA, GA. – On July 16, the Georgia Regents University College of Education unveiled the first of our Partner School signs at Diamond Lakes Elementary School. The Partner School Network initiative is intended to create a coherent, completely collaborative and comprehensive entity through which both initial and advanced study for educational professionals …

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GRU in the news: GRU partners with Richmond County Schools

On July 16, the Georgia Regents University College of Education unveiled the first of our Partner School signs at Diamond Lakes Elementary School. The Partner School Network initiative is intended to create a coherent, completely collaborative and comprehensive entity through which both initial and advanced study for educational professionals is provided. Click …

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GRU will host summer workshop for educators

AUGUSTA, GA. – The CSRA Regional Education Service Agency (CSRA RESA) and Georgia Regents University College of Education will host a free two-day workshop for educators June 24-25. “Celebrating Student Voices: The Power of the Instructional Shifts” will cover the essential shift in classroom instruction necessary to ensure that students achieve the …

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IRC Tool Spotlight: Powtoons

AUGUSTA, GA. – Teachers are constantly looking for new and effective tools that can captivate students, can bring life to a lesson and foster learning. Powtoon is a tool that can do just that. Powtoon is an online cloud-based software program that allows you to create animated and professional looking …

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IRC Tools Spotlight: The Sphero

How do you teach P-12 students the future of technology? Programming, robotics, math. The GRU Instructional Resource Center has a new way: the Sphero. The Sphero is a way of teaching beginning robotics to students. The study of robotics is a way to incorporate all four aspects of STEM (science, …

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Media Specialists Collaborative kicks off

AUGUSTA, GA – Dozens of media specialists around the CSRA joined the Media Specialists Collaborative, sponsored by the GRU College of Education and the GRU Instructional Resource Center. “The collaborative is a great opportunity for these professionals to share the new ways they’ve engaged area P-12 students and implemented technology …

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IRC Tool spotlight: Google Classroom

AUGUSTA, GA – GRU College of Education students taking the Educational Technology class EDTD 3011 are using a new tool this semester. Google Apps for Education released Google Classroom on Aug. 11, and class instructor Jennifer Armstrong has already implemented it into the curriculum. “Students can keep track of what’s due …

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