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 — Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) November 4, 2015. #5 — Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) November 3, 2015. #6 6 Top 10 Posts of October 2015. Top 10 Blog Posts of October 2015 https://t.co/iJEFXr4b9b

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! Technology should assist student learning & creation rather than to control learning… https://t.co/JR3DmiIm0x — Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) November 9, 2015. — Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) November 11, 2015.

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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 [.].

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. League members share lessons learned, participate in national and regional forums, and partner with research institutions, technology developers, and one another to deliver better results for students.

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. — Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) November 4, 2015. — Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) November 24, 2015. We need students to create, not be controlled by technology.

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.

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. Related: Technology I'm using daily as a School District CIO (2012) Technology I use on a Daily Basis - updated for this year (Oct 2011) Technology I use on a Daily Basis - revisited and updated (June 2011) What technology I use on a daily basis (2009) -.

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. Like thousands of other classes, my kindergarten students have been participating in the Hour of Code this week. While you can code anytime, the grassroots campaign takes place the week of December 7-13.

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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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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. Classroom Digital Content Leadership Management

Best 2015 Videos: STEM, STEAM, and Maker Education Theme

User Generated Education

Given my current interest in maker education , I decided to locate and post 2015 videos related to maker education, STEM, and STEAM. From touchscreens to E ink and GPS to Guitar Hero, some of today’s most popular technologies all originated from the same place: the MIT Media Lab. 3D technology is changing the world for kids born without limbs. The 2015 Rube Goldberg Machine college nationals contest.

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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. Learn Blended Learning CUE News digital learning Education Technology eLearning Strategies Symposium Category Page Flipped Classroom Keeping Pace online schools Professional Development Technology in Education

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.

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. Classroom Curriculum Digital and Video Cameras Digital Content Hardware Leadership Management Mobile Apps Mobility

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. At the end of each year, it’s fun to reflect on what I’ve written about and what other educators have gravitated to on my blog. This year the following 5 blog posts generated the most activity and conversation! #1 1 Thesis Statement Throwdown.

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. Strategies for using technology to support curricular goals. Strategies for using technology to help your students effectively reach their goals. Events Technology edweb webinar

10 Tips for Teachers who Struggle with Technology

Ask a Tech Teacher

With technology moving out of the lab and into the classroom, it’s becoming a challenge for some teachers to infuse their teaching with tech tools such as websites, educational games, simulations, iPads, Chromebooks, GAFE, and other geeky devices that used to be the purview of a select group of nerdy teachers. 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.

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. Here’s why: “The report suggested that “we have not yet become good enough at the kind of pedagogues that make the most of technology; that adding 21st century technologies to 20th century teaching practices will just dilute the effectiveness of teaching.”. IT IS HOW YOU USE TECHNOLOGY! Technology in the Closet.

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 have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s. I am almost booked through August and fall dates for 2015 are now over half full. Part 1: Forty Educational Websites For Your Summer 2015 Toolkit.

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. The National Association of Women in Technology reported 26% of the computing workforce in 2013 were women (5% Asian women, 3% African American women, and 2% Hispanic women) and there was a 64% decline in the number of first-year undergraduate women interested in majoring in Computer Science between 2000 and 2012.

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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. As you know, Digital Promise is committed to closing the Digital Learning Gap -- ensuring that all learners have equitable access to technology, acquire the skills to fully participate in a connected world, and feel empowered to achieve their life and work goals.

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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. You can use technology in the classroom. QUESTION: What are some new technologies that excite you? The post 50+ Ways to Use Technology in the Classroom [Video] appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog.

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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. I am almost booked through August and fall dates for 2015 are now over half full. Part 4: Forty Educational Websites For Your Summer 2015 Toolkit ( https://21centuryedtech.wordpress.com/ ).

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8 Characteristics of a Successful K-12 Technology Department

Ask a Tech Teacher

Mike Daugherty is the director of technology for a high-achieving public school district in Ohio, an occasional contributor to AATT (see his last post, 5 Things You Need to Know About 3D Printing), and the author of Modern EdTech Leadership , a discussion on how today’s administrators handle the blending of tech and ed. Here’s what he came up with: Handling the technology needs of a public school system can be a daunting task at times.

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. The National Association of Women in Technology reported 26% of the computing workforce in 2013 were women (5% Asian women, 3% African American women, and 2% Hispanic women) and there was a 64% decline in the number of first-year undergraduate women interested in majoring in Computer Science between 2000 and 2012.

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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. I am almost booked through August and fall dates for 2015 are now over half full. Part 2: Forty Educational Websites For Your Summer 2015 Toolkit ( https://21centuryedtech.wordpress.com/ ). Welcome to the second post in this series.

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. Here are three thoughts (which are perhaps two more than deserved) on the treatment of edtech in the 2015 EdNext Poll on School Reform: This finding is not supported by the poll itself.

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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

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

LIVE: Learning about Skype in the Classroom from ISTE 2015 | @Microsoft_EDU

TeacherCast

Michael Soskil is a STEM education, global collaboration, and technology integration expert who has developed and presented numerous professional learning sessions for K-12 teachers, educational media outlets, and social innovators from around the world. His use of technology as a transformational learning tool has led the Pennsylvania Department of Education as well as numerous companies and non-profit organizations to laud his innovative classroom practices.

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. Now our formulation of Blended Learning may diverge from the orthodoxy, but so what: We see a future where K-12 students, with their 1-to-1 computing devices, will be engaging in lessons that are computer-based and computer-mediated. You can take that prediction to the bank

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? Email websupport@epe.org. Lessons Learned Professional Development ProfessorWord Teacher Evaluation aboutus professorword startuplessons

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. What Great Educators Do Differently - click here to connect to the conference homepage - I've always been "addicted to" professional 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. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

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? We know that technology belongs to the classroom. Have you ever asked whether technology belongs in your workplace? Technology is tangible.