This is the Technology Idea That Will Revolutionize Education

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

With every new technological advance comes the promise of a dramatic transformation in our educational ecosystem. Which one will incite a revolution? Click the headline to read the full post. Questions? Email websupport@epe.org.

Ways to Get Technology into Your Classrooms

Teacher Reboot Camp

I’ve been quite blessed to travel to over 20 countries and help teachers integrate technology even in places with very little funding. Often, we are not fortunate to work in schools that provide us with the budget to get the technology we want. The proceeds can go towards getting computers, laptops, tablets, better wifi, a technology cart, or other digital tools. Ways to Get Technology for Your Classes from Shelly Terrell.

Higher education technology predictions for 2014

Mark Smithers

Well I missed out on writing a review for 2013 so I thought I’d get in reasonably early and write some predictions for what might happen in 2014. It will get louder in 2014. Expect MOOCs to continue to be the most high profile focus of academic angst in 2014. On-campus Edtech.

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Ways to Get Technology into Your Classrooms

Teacher Reboot Camp

I’ve been quite blessed to travel to over 20 countries and help teachers integrate technology even in places with very little funding. Often, we are not fortunate to work in schools that provide us with the budget to get the technology we want. The proceeds can go towards getting computers, laptops, tablets, better wifi, a technology cart, or other digital tools. Ways to Get Technology for Your Classes from Shelly Terrell.

A Few of My Fav #EdTech Things in 2014

The Innovative Educator

Looking back at 2014 I've come up with a few edtech resources I have relied on most for teaching and learning. Technology tools Check em out and share yours.

It's Elementary When it Comes to #EdTech

A Principal's Reflections

In my position as K-12 Director of Technology Integration and Innovation in the Spotswood School District, I am assisting with the district’s transition to Google Apps for Education (GAFE) as well as working with teachers on the effective integration of technology.

Crowdsourcing to Build the Ultimate Wall of ThingLinks at ISTE 2014

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

To say there was a lot going on at ISTE 2014 is an understatement! There were thousands of educators drawn together by our passion for EdTech.

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Byte-sized Potential: Can Compassion & Citizenship Go Viral?

Teacher Reboot Camp

The number one benefit of educational technology is that it empowers people to do what they want to do. I feel incredibly blessed to live at a time when technological developments continue to strive to provide access to the entire world. Part of the category, Byte-sized Potential.

EdTech You Should Know

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

EdTech You S hould Know is a new show in the Instructional Tech Talk network of podcasts, created and facilitated by innovative educator Jeff Herb. The show features one educational technology tool per episode that is worth knowing about.

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31 Days of Digital Goodies

Teacher Reboot Camp

December is the month for advent calendars, so I’ve created the Digital Ideas 2014 Advent Calendar to give you a hands-on example of how this works. Effective Technology Integration advent calendar Christmas activities digital tech calendar edtech GAFE Google Google Education holidays Thinglink Included in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar. One way to engage students is to create interactive digital calendars.

Digital Poets! Web Tools, Apps, & Lesson Ideas

Teacher Reboot Camp

Effective Technology Integration English Language Teaching Mobile Learning edtech mlearning poetry writing writing with technology “Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.” by Robert Frost. April is National Poetry month.

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Are You Future Ready? via @OfficeofEdTech - A Question Kids Deserve!

Kleinspiration

Such non-traditional physical changes also facilitated an environment that easily allowed for technology integration in meaningful ways. The District Perspective : As I travel the country, I''m often asked to talk about technology integration in the classroom.

K12 Blueprint - great resource for technology in education

Educational Technology Guy

K12Blueprint is a great resource for technology in education. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy.

Technology Integration Matrix: Assess Yourself!

TeachBytes

I came across this awesome matrix today and was excited about how I could use it to assess my own classroom and those of my colleagues around how effective our technology integration is. As awesome as the … Continue reading → Professional Development chart edtech integration matrix technology

31 Days of Digital Goodies

Teacher Reboot Camp

December is the month for advent calendars, so I’ve created the Digital Ideas 2014 Advent Calendar to give you a hands-on example of how this works. Effective Technology Integration advent calendar Christmas activities digital tech calendar edtech GAFE Google Google Education holidays ThinglinkIncluded in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar. One way to engage students is to create interactive digital calendars.

Innovating Pedagogy Report released - some great information included

Educational Technology Guy

2014 is the third year they have published the report, exploring innovations in teaching, learning and assessment. It has some interesting information and insight into some technology trends, including Flipped Classrooms, BYOD, storytelling and more.

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2014 Global Education Conference - Day Two!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Tuesday, November 18th, is day two of the fifth annual Global Education Conference. We had a great opening day of sessions and keynotes, and the recordings of any sessions that have taken place are accessible on the conference recordings page. The list of Tuesday''s sessions, in US-Eastern Standard Time, is below. Unlike our opening day, Day two actually starts at midnight, US-Eastern Time!

Higher education technology predictions for 2014

Mark Smithers

Well I missed out on writing a review for 2013 so I thought I’d get in reasonably early and write some predictions for what might happen in 2014. It will get louder in 2014. Expect MOOCs to continue to be the most high profile focus of academic angst in 2014. On-campus Edtech.

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Google+ Cheat Sheet - shortcuts and tips

Educational Technology Guy

I use it to connect to other educators, IT directors, EdTech personnel, tech companies and edtech groups. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. Google+ is Google''s social network.

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The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017

Securly

In December 2010, The Journal –“t he leading Technology based education publication for K-12 and higher education”– published an article with a 5-prong prediction for the following year. Now, we know that edtech has been proven to improve test scores and overall classroom engagement.

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My top Android Apps for Educators

Educational Technology Guy

Google+ - this is how I connect with other educational, technology, and edtech professionals. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. I''m a huge Android user. I have my HTC One Smartphone and my own Nexus 7 tablet.

Considerations for #EdTech Purchases

The Innovative Educator

Well into the 21st century, most schools acknowledge that for students to be prepared for college and career, they must have equity and access to technology. Providing technology resources is more than purchasing equipment and delivering it to a school. As we've learned from numerous other districts who've gotten this wrong ( east coast and west ), district-wide technology purchases can be a godsend or a disaster. edtech

The Reinventing The Classroom Virtual Conference #reinvent14

The Web20Classroom

Taking place on Thursday May 1, 2014, educators will gather online to share in several strands : Teaching With Technology Student Devices Online Learning Subject Specific Edtech Creative Edtech Web 2.0 This is a really awesome time to be in the classroom. From Bring Your Own Device to Web 2.0 tools to students connecting across oceans, there are some pretty incredible things happening with learning.

Education: the Nesi Way: 19 Elementary #EdTech with Patricia J. Brown (@msE.

MSEDTechie

I had the great opportunity to participate in the podcast The House of EdTech with Chris Nesi this past weekend. I got to share some of the ways I have integrated technology when I was a classroom teacher, and as a technology coach. Check out his website Education: the Nesi Way: 19 Elementary #EdTech with Patricia J. Brown is a technology integration coach at Ladue (MO) School District , an adjunct professor at Lindenwood University , and

A Free Day of Differentiated Learning on SK12

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Instructional Shifts Simple K 12 will be hosting a free day of learning on Saturday October 4, 2014. I am excited to kickoff the days'' events with a webinar and overview of my interactive model highlighting Flexible Learning Tools for Digital Differentiation. Please join us!

Big question for edtech: But how do we know what’s working?

The Hechinger Report

That’s why after attending two major edtech conferences in a row ( SXSW.edu ) and ( ASU/GSV ), I’m heading straight for a panel entitled: “But How Do We Know What’s Working?’’. In dozens of conversations with teachers recently, I’ve learned that many are all for new approaches; they are excited about blended learning and its potential to help students work at their individual skill level while receiving real-time instruction as needed, with the help of technology. Technology

Mobile Nations - great resources for all mobile OS's and devices

Educational Technology Guy

EdTech and IT personnel can find help information, reviews, and more to help them use these devices. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. If you own a smartphone or tablet, you should be using Mobile Nations.

Are #EdTech Resources Keeping Student Data Safe? Find Out!

The Innovative Educator

This came to my attention recently, because innovative educators (in threads like this one) provided me with articles that made them second-guess their use of certain technology resources.

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#SaveEdShelf

A Principal's Reflections

Therefore, I wanted to show my support for Alicia’s campaign and published this post “ Don’t Leave EdTech Startups Sitting on the EdShelf ”. I hope that you have found this update useful and will be able to take a few moments to review any EdTech products that you use and pass details of #SaveEdShelf on to others. SaveEdShelf edshelf educational technology William Jenkins

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Building Parent Engagement: Tell Your School’s Story

A Principal's Reflections

Image credit: [link] Today’s world is complicated - especially as technology continues to disrupt the different fields we have grown so used to living in. EdTech ideas for flattening those classroom walls and letting parents in. Lewis Elementary Blog - best example of elementary principal, Tim Lauer, telling the school’s story using a wide range of digital technology in a truly effective manner.

Edtech + Community + Freedom to Teach = Learning Achievement

Learning401

Here''s a great example of what happens when you mix education technology with community [IN the classroom], while giving teachers the freedom to teach in Rhode Island public schools: With high-tech help, Providence elementary school is making progress in math, reading By Linda Borg, Providence Journal 3/14/14

FINALLY! Chrome Screencastify!

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Chrome edmodo edtech extensions Google screencasting technology As a work around for not having screencasting capabilities on my Chromebook, I would do a Google Hangout by myself, capture to YouTube, and screenshare to record the screencast.

Building Parent Engagement: Tell Your School’s Story

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Today’s world is complicated - especially as technology continues to disrupt the different fields we have grown so used to living in. EdTech ideas for flattening those classroom walls and letting parents in. edtech 1:1

Win some new tech gear for the new year from Tech&Learning

Educational Technology Guy

Tech&Learning (a great edtech resource) is having a contest - easy to enter and you could win some new tech for yourself. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy.

Things That Edtech Makes Better (and Worse)

jackcwest

Education technology in the twenty first century has made some remarkable progress. This new edtech is beginning to… common core EdTech Education Teaching Uncategorized The ubiquity of software tools with cloud-based computing, the significant drop in price of powerful computing devices, and the explosion of easily accessible content represent more significant quantum leaps than say the VHS did over 16mm film.

Things That Edtech Makes Better (and Worse)

jackcwest

Education technology in the twenty first century has made some remarkable progress. This new edtech is beginning to… common core EdTech Education Teaching UncategorizedThe ubiquity of software tools with cloud-based computing, the significant drop in price of powerful computing devices, and the explosion of easily accessible content represent more significant quantum leaps than say the VHS did over 16mm film.

Summer Summer Summertime!!!! One Tool at A Time! How can you increase your Technology Toolbox?

MSEDTechie

EdTech Magazine created a list of Must Read Educators Blogs. Check out my blog post about why you should be using twitter, and be sure to follow me @msedtechie Still looking for ideas of tried and true ways other educators are using technology in the classroom?

#Flipclass Workflow

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Essentially, this is what I do: Organize students into classes on Edmodo with all resources, agendas, links to edtech tools, assignments, and quizzes are completed in Edmodo. edtech #ELAFlip #flipclass assessment assignments autocrat BYOD edmodo flipclass flipping

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CUE Leaders Integral in CA EdTech Blueprint Launch

CUE

The post CUE Leaders Integral in CA EdTech Blueprint Launch appeared first on OnCUE.

25+ Free #EdTech Ideas for Recognizing, Thanking, or Giving a Gift to Teachers

The Playground Advocate

I''m working with a group of amazing eLeader kids and their sponsors, and each month we are challenging the teams to do something different with technology in their schools.