Top Education Tweets of the Week: November 7, 2015

The CoolCatTeacher

Top Education Tweets of the Week, November 7, 2015. #1 — Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) November 7, 2015. #2 u5zoR1QYNx #edtech pic.twitter.com/g2aLfnVRhv. — Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) November 5, 2015. #3 amsI5RoPet #edtech.

Top Education Tweets of November 2015

The CoolCatTeacher

Top Education Tweets: November 2015. The most innovative “technology” in education today isn’t a device, it is a teacher. — Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) November 7, 2015. — Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) November 23, 2015.

Three Thoughts on the Treatment of EdTech in the 2015 EdNext Poll on School Reform

Doug Levin

In 2015, the poll included 34 questions (not counting the a/b/c/d variations of some questions asked only to a fraction of the overall sample), only one (1) of which addressed the topic of technology in education.

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Ten EdTech Conferences to Attend before the End of 2015

Where Learning Clicks

Attending a conference is a great way to network and learn about what’s going on in the education industry, especially when it comes to edtech. The post Ten EdTech Conferences to Attend before the End of 2015 appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

The EdTech Disconnect

The Christensen Institute

This is the second post in the #WhoYouKnow blog series on the overlap of social capital, EdTech, and innovation. Next time you pick up or read about a new EdTech product, ask yourself a simple question: “Will this product expand or strengthen students’ networks?”

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Ditch That Textbook’s Best of 2015

Ditch That Textbook

2015 was a whirlwind year full of change. Ed Tech best of 2015 edtech educational technology gafe google apps for educationIn education, Google Classroom was around for its first full year and became a mainstay in classes around the world. New tools like Periscope and Seesaw became more popular than ever. More and more educators became connected, joining Twitter, Voxer and other social media. For me and [.].

Goal: Share Your Edtech Success Story

Teacher Reboot Camp

“We need technology in every classroom and in every student and teacher’s hand, because it is the pen and paper of our time, and it is the lens through which we experience much of our world.”-David Our newest goal for 2015 is from Sylvia Guinan from Greece ! All 2015 Goals.

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Why Technology in Classrooms Doesn’t Always Boost Education Results

The CoolCatTeacher

Technology Research and News A recent Wall Street Journal Article is attracting attention. Technology in classrooms means little. ” The Wall Street Journal, “Technology in Classrooms Doesn’t Always Boost Education Results, OECD Says”. IT IS HOW YOU USE TECHNOLOGY!

Vote for EdTech K–12’s 2015 Must-Read IT Blogs Nominees

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith Which blogs do you rely on for cutting-edge insight in the world of education technology? Let us know with your vote. Internet Management Social Media Social Networking

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20 Ways to Transform Learning with Technology

Teacher Reboot Camp

This year try integrating technology to get students researching, exploring, creating and moving. Effective Technology Integration digital literacy digital research edtech education technologyEnjoyed these resources? Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Hover over the infopic below to discover lessons, free apps, and resources! Challenge: Try one of these ideas to transform the learning in your classroom!

The EdTech Trends You Might Be Missing

Doug Levin

Most mornings, over a cup of coffee, I do my daily reading of news about trends and issues related to education and technology – a practice I have more or less followed for at least the past 20 years. All kudos to the edtech PR flacks who get their stories covered.

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Part 1: Forty Educational Websites For Your Summer 2015 Toolkit

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to a post and the summer of 2015… at least in the USA. Remember I am picking these from thousands and I am trying to find those sites that are up and coming and might just be the next big edtech hit. Part 1: Forty Educational Websites For Your Summer 2015 Toolkit.

EdTech that connects: Learning relationship management systems

The Christensen Institute

Over the past few years, a new category of EdTech platform has popped up across K–12 and higher education called the learning relationship management system (LRM). As I’ve written about previously, somewhat ironically the EdTech industry is so focused on content delivery and assessment that we rarely see technology tools designed to connect students to peers, mentors, or industry experts.

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What Technology Does What: An #edtech Chart For Teachers

TeachThought - Learn better.

What Technology Does What: The Ultimate #edtech Chart For Teachers. This is what we hope will be an ongoing collection of the most effective ways to use technology in the classroom. …Perform basic technology functions (e.g. Learning Technology #edtech technology

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6 reasons you should ditch your edtech

Ditch That Textbook

Technology in education is transformational. Today’s technology in our pockets can do what cost us thousands of dollars in equipment in the past. Ed Tech creative teaching edtech educational technology engagement learning experiences relationships

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How edtech supports the success of the Nordic Education

Neo LMS

Our previous blog described the background to Finland’s successful education system and today we’ll unpack that a bit more, but also take a more detailed look at the role edtech plays in that success. How edtech supports everything: EDUDigi.

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Ideas for Promoting Digital Diversity

Teacher Reboot Camp

For the next week, I will be participating in many events to support gender and cultural diversity in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields. Digital Diversity: Minority Women in EdTech - SXSWEdu, Tues., Edtech Summit Keynote - March 14th, Istanbul, Turkey.

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EduGems: Edtech Updates, Google Tools, & More

Teacher Reboot Camp

You may not know that I regularly share my education discoveries, resources, education technology updates, free apps, web tools, and tips on Twitter (@ShellTerrell). Scroll for the sections- Google Tools, Technology Updates, Resources, and Smart Tools. Edchat Cool Sites Tech Tips What Did They Tweet edtech education technology edugems GAFE Google infographics mobile learning pln tips sketchnotes teachers to follow tweets Twitter web tools

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Part 3: Forty Educational Websites For Your Summer 2015 Toolkit

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

I cant’t think of a better thin then summer to check out some new edtech tools and possibilities. Remember, I am picking these from thousands and I am trying to find those sites that are up and coming and might just be the next big edtech hit.

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Ideas for Promoting Digital Diversity

Teacher Reboot Camp

For the next week, I will be participating in many events to support gender and cultural diversity in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields. Digital Diversity: Minority Women in EdTech - SXSWEdu, Tues., Edtech Summit Keynote - March 14th, Istanbul, Turkey.

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Musings on Leadership, Change, and #EdTech

A Principal's Reflections

Technology will not revolutionize education. Educators who effectively integrate technology to enhance and support learning will. Digital leadership is about working smarter, not harder, by enhancing professional practice with the assistance of technology.

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Great List of EdTech Tools

Ask a Tech Teacher

Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-8 technology for 15 years. She is the editor/author of dozens of tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. Alice Keeler is sharing a Google Doc of favorite educator tech tools. It’s crowdsourced, so view, add to it, come away richer thanks to your online colleagues: Link to the crowdsourced list. More tech ed resources: Great Resources. Great Lesson Plans. Great Apps.

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8 Characteristics of a Successful K-12 Technology Department

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here’s what he came up with: Handling the technology needs of a public school system can be a daunting task at times. Online testing, BYOD, 1:1 computing, and assistive technology are only a handful of the variety of technical challenges that flow through the department every day.

Part 4: Forty Educational Websites For Your Summer 2015 Toolkit

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Remember, I am picking these from thousands and I am trying to find those sites that are up and coming and might just be the next big edtech hit. STEM, 21st century learning, and technology integration please sign up for 21centuryedtech by email or RSS.

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Part 2: Forty Educational Websites For Your Summer 2015 Toolkit

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Summer is a great time to check out some new edtech tools and possibilities. Remember I am picking these from thousands and I am trying to find those sites that are up and coming and might just be the next big edtech hit. Welcome to the second post in this series.

The Primary Problem with Educational Technology

iterating toward openness

There is much that’s wrong with the educational technology (“edtech”) market. However, I’m positive that in the updated version of the EdTech Bible, Corinthians 13:13 ends “the greatest of these is charity scale.”

The Best Twitter Chat For Teachers In 2015

TeachThought - Learn better.

The Best Twitter Chat For Teachers In 2015. The first part is about identifying the best twitter chats for teachers in 2015. The Best Twitter Chat For Teachers In 2015. The Best Twitter Chats For Teachers In 2015. ︾. The Best Twitter Chats For Teachers In 2015.

EdTech and the accessibility paradox

The Christensen Institute

These efforts, however, may be thwarted by how EdTech companies go about building software tools and by the current compliance-driven attitude that many curriculum providers take toward meeting the requirements of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 , which ensures software and website accessibility to people with disabilities. Increasingly, policymakers are suggesting or outright requiring that EdTech products support UDL requirements.

8 ways technology is revolutionizing education (with examples)

Ditch That Textbook

With new technology, today’s classrooms have tools that can make learning happen that was impossible in recent years. The smartphones that many students carry in their pockets are much more powerful than the technology [.].

Using Ed-Tech for Personalized, Adaptive, and Differentiated Learning

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

As education transforms through the use of technology, the language describing these new methods can be confusing. adaptivelearning differentiation differentiationtools edtech edtech onlinelearning personalizedlearning technology

EduGems: Edtech Updates, Google Tools, & More

Teacher Reboot Camp

You may not know that I regularly share my education discoveries, resources, education technology updates, free apps, web tools, and tips on Twitter (@ShellTerrell). Scroll for the sections- Google Tools, Technology Updates, Resources, and Smart Tools. Edchat Cool Sites Tech Tips What Did They Tweet edtech education technology edugems GAFE Google infographics mobile learning pln tips sketchnotes teachers to follow tweets Twitter web tools

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EdTech Update - bringing the best news about EdTech to you

Educational Technology Guy

The State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) and Aggregage are excited to announce the launch of EdTech Update. EdTech Update --. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. edtech free resources newsletter website

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ISTE 2015 Kicks Off With Array of Learning, Networking Activities

Marketplace K-12

Thousands are gathering for ISTE 2015 in Philadelphia to learn about the latest in educational technology, and how to get the most out of it. Ed-tech Fundraising Google erate edtech iste soledadobrien

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3 Questions that Help You Find the Perfect Technology Tool

Brilliant or Insane

3 Questions that Help You Find the Perfect Technology Tool By Beth K. You have an idea and are enthusiastic about trying a new technology tool with your upcoming unit. The post 3 Questions that Help You Find the Perfect Technology Tool appeared first on Brilliant or Insane.

The Benefits of Educational Technology

Educational Technology Guy

Most of you reading this will agree that educational technology can help teachers and students - it provides benefits such as organization, efficiency, collaboration, communication, extra help, virtual experiences and so much more. But, sometimes it''s hard to convince others that the expense of technology is worth it and hard to show the benefits. Here''s an older article I wrote about this: The How''s, Why''s and Value of Educational Technology --.

Assessing the evidence for edtech

Ed Tech Now

The widespread criticisms of the recent LSE and OECD reports are poorly founded and do nothing but undermine the argument for serious edtech Continue reading → Academic research BYOD edtech education technology Louis-Philippe Beland LSE mobile phones in schools PISA Richard Murphy

Join the edWeb Team at ISTE 2015

edWeb.net

At ISTE 2015, Common Sense Education will provide a sneak preview of the latest version of Graphite, designed to help educators learn fundamental edtech teaching skills. Connect with CDW*G during ISTE 2015. Share your vision for the future of edtech using #EnvisionEdu.

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21 AWESOME EdTech Companies To Connect With At ISTE | #ISTE15 #ISTE2015

TeacherCast

From June 29-July 1 the Educational Technology world will be centered around the ISTE Conference happening in Philadelphia. ” TeacherCast is proud to announce the ISTE2015 EdTech Companies that are a MUST to meet up with during the conference this year.

A Visual Cheat Sheet For Education Technology

TeachThought - Learn better.

A Visual Cheat Sheet For Education Technology. Keeping up with technology is impossible, even for blogs like Mashable, Engadget, and Techcrunch that do it for a living. 1:1 Technology. The post A Visual Cheat Sheet For Education Technology appeared first on TeachThought.

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Technology Will Not Replace Teachers

Where Learning Clicks

As the world evolves we see technology progress more and more in ways that help to make our lives a bit easier. EdTech building social skills communication computer-based learning meaningful lessons online learning replace teachers teachers technology technology replace teachers