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 — Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) November 5, 2015. #3 — Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) November 5, 2015. #4 6 Top 10 Posts of October 2015.

Top Education Tweets of the Week: November 14, 2015

The CoolCatTeacher

— Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) November 13, 2015. And then, after we have relationships, technology can be transformational. Education Tweets of the Week: November 14, 2015. Technology should help students learn!

Announcing the 2015 Cohort of the League of Innovative Schools

Digital Promise

In 2015, it’s no longer a new story that technology is being used in the classroom. At Digital Promise, we are much more interested in how technology is being used to support teaching and learning.

Hour of Code 2015

iTeach with iPads

While it promotes critical thinking and technological fluency, it is simply a great way for students to work both independently and collaboratively to problem solve. It should be mandatory that you understand computer science. will.i.am.

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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.

ISTE 2015: 15 Inspirational Quotes from Educational Technology Leaders

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith Follow an active Twitter chat with seven education leaders who give advice on implementing technology in the classroom and predict the future of professional development.

ISTE 2015: 6 Tech Trends on Education's Horizon, 2015–2020

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith The influence of 3D printing, adaptive learning technologies and wearable technologies in the classroom is growing. Classroom Curriculum Digital Content Distance Learning Game-based Learning Leadership Management

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Technology I use on a Daily Basis - 2015 Version

Educational Technology Guy

In the past, I've written about the technology I use on a daily basis (see bottom of page for links). Here's my updated version for Summer, 2015. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. chromebooks daily technology Evernote Google for Educators

5 Big Classroom Problems You Can Solve with Technology

The CoolCatTeacher

In this episode, technology guru Jennifer Gonzalez shares ideas for increasing engagement and making teaching easier with technology. How can we increase student participation with technology? How teachers hold themselves back from advancing in technology.

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 [.].

2015’s Top Education Technology Trends

Edudemic

Each year, the New Media Consortium and EDUCAUSE release the NMC Horizon Report, which looks at the technology […]. The post 2015’s Top Education Technology Trends appeared first on Edudemic. Updates adaptive technology blended learning collaboration edtechEditor’s note: This piece was originally written by Katie Lepi and ran on February 28th, 2014.

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!

ISTE 2015: Soledad O'Brien on How Technology Can Change Students' Lives

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith Technology in the right hands can be a powerful tool for showing students their limitless potential, says Soledad O’Brien, ISTE 2015’s opening keynote speaker.

Differentiating Instruction with Technology: A Framework for Success

The CoolCatTeacher

An edWeb Webinar from the Amazing Resources Community will feature Vicki Davis presenting on April 23, 2015 at 4:00pm EST. This free webinar will include: Tips for making technology use routine and transparent. Ensuring technology is accessible for the task at hand.

50+ Ways to Use Technology in the Classroom [Video]

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher YouTube Channel Looking for new ideas for using technology in the classroom? If you want the links to be clickable from the presentation, you can use the 50+ Ways to Use Technology in the Classroom Slides from Slideshare below.

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5 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2015

Catlin Tucker

This activity is a fan favorite and requires zero technology. As I wrap up 2015, I am incredibly thankful for the educators in my life who inspire me and motivate me to continue learning.

A Look Back at Digital Promise’s 2015

Digital Promise

As we close 2015, I invite you to join me in reflecting on the year's events, our accomplishments and in looking forward to the year ahead. Also in 2015, we extended our Verizon Innovative Learning Schools initiative to 21 middle schools nationwide.

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The Most Popular Education & Technology Content of 2015 (Thanks Buzzsumo!)

EmergingEdTech

Free Tools & Resources Social Media & Social Learning _ Miscellaneous Tools and Topics best of 2015 education technology content find most popular social media shares most popular education articles most popular technology articles content most shared education contentA Little Year End Fun, and a Powerful Tool to Gauge Interest and Find Popular Content When I want to know what the buzz is on the Internet about a certain topic or phrase, I often head over to.

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. STEM, 21st century learning, and technology integration please sign up for 21centuryedtech by email or RSS. I am almost booked through August and fall dates for 2015 are now over half full.

What Obstacles Prevent Teachers from Using Technology?

The Journal

In this week’s blog we ask YOU a question: What are the obstacles – the barriers – that prevent K-12 teachers from using technology in their classroom

Let’s Change the Conversation About Education (Technology)

Digital Promise

There’s been a lot of discussion among policymakers and the media recently about the pitfalls of using technology in the classroom. The problem is that this debate often centers around the wrong question: Does technology belong in the classroom? Technology is tangible.

CoSN 2015: 10 Reasons Flipped Classrooms Could Change Education

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith A policy expert and author explains why using technology to leverage new forms of teaching excites both teachers and students. Classroom Collaboration Curriculum Digital Content Internet Management Online Learning Online Video

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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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!

It's Not a Technology Issue

A Principal's Reflections

Technology still gets a bad rap in many education circles. This ends up resulting in the formation of rules and policies that severely restrict or prohibit student use of mobile technology and social media as tools to support and/or enhance learning.

12 Emerging Educational Uses of Technology That Are Most Exciting Right Now

EmergingEdTech

As we Enter a new School Year, Which Uses of Technology Hold the Most Promise to Impact Learning? Well, it’s that time of year again … the start of a new school year. With it often comes. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

Keeping Pace Report 2015

CUE

Keeping Pace 2015 report is now available online The Keeping Pace report was developed as an important guiding document for schools around the world. The post Keeping Pace Report 2015 appeared first on OnCUE.

Part 3: Forty Educational Websites For Your Summer 2015 Toolkit

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

STEM, 21st century learning, and technology integration please sign up for 21centuryedtech by email or RSS. I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s. Welcome to the third post in this series.

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Blended Learning Is the Future of K-12 Educational Technology

The Journal

Unlike a previous blog post where we pooh-poohed blended learning, in this blog post we do a flip-flop and hail blended learning as the model for the future of ed tech.

Back to School: Tips for Implementing New Technology

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Often, their school has used the summer break to launch new technology initiatives. Many teachers find themselves in a bittersweet situation at the start of the new school year. What can teachers do to make this transition go smoothly? Click the headline to read the full post. Questions?

ISTE 2015: (Re)designing tech-infused lessons for deeper thinking

Dangerously Irrelevant

Avoid the pitfalls of tech integration – technology for technology’s sake, focus on tools rather than the learning – by being thoughtful and purposeful about lesson (re)design. In 2013 he received the Technology Leadership Award for the state of Iowa.

Part 4: Forty Educational Websites For Your Summer 2015 Toolkit

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

STEM, 21st century learning, and technology integration please sign up for 21centuryedtech by email or RSS. I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s.

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Could This Be One of the BEST Edu Conferences of 2015? #WGEDD

Kleinspiration

He was also a middle school coordinator in charge of staffing, curriculum, and technology for the opening of new middle schools. He was also a middle school coordinator in charge of staffing, curriculum, and technology for the opening of new middle schools.

Part 2: Forty Educational Websites For Your Summer 2015 Toolkit

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

STEM, 21st century learning, and technology integration please sign up for 21centuryedtech by email or RSS. I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s. Welcome to the second post in this series.

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.

Further reflections on EDUCAUSE 2015

Bryan Alexander

Overall mood EDUCAUSE 2015 wasn’t very buzzy about new technologies. education and technology EDU15Last week was the major EDUCAUSE annual conference. I already shared materials and thoughts from my various presentations and events.

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10 Tips for Teachers who Struggle with Technology

Ask a Tech Teacher

They must think I get a daily upload of all tech information that I can access as needed, or that I absorb technology by osmosis. Every day, there are new ways to use technology in education. More on technology in teaching: 13 Reasons For and 3 Against Technology in the Classroom.

The 11 Barriers to Technology Adoption

The Journal

and our recent 7 years working with schools in Singapore, we have come up with a list of 11 barriers that need to be addressed if technology is going to have an impact beyond the isolated classroom Based on more than 30 years of working with schools in the U.S.

It’s late 2015 and we’re still overblocking the Internet

Dangerously Irrelevant

It’s late 2015, we’re still overblocking the Internet, and the blame is on us as administrators… I read a post recently that stressed yet again how access to the wide range of the Internet is an equity issue. Focusing on superintendents: 5 technology leadership articles from AASA.

50 Free Online Courses For Educators: Spring 2015

TeachThought - Learn better.

50 Free Online Courses For Teachers: Spring 2015. Below is a list of 50 free online courses for teachers for Spring 2015, aggregated by Class Central. Go To Class | Next Session : 2nd Jan, 2015. . Go To Class | Next Session : 5th Jan, 2015. .

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