Education Week: Classroom Technology and Gizmos

Education WeekFood Chain Gizmos Classroom Technology in EdWeek reports that classrooms around the country are using online simulations “to re-create lab activities that might be too time-consuming or expensive to do in the classroom.” In addition to allowing to studying subjects that can’t be covered in tradition school labs, “the ability to easily graph outcomes and spot trends, with sites like Gizmos, helps students better understand data being collected.” Simulations like Gizmos also help with inquiry-based learning and “allow students to easily see what happens when variables change in experiments… a critical component of science education in recent years.”

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