Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

The CoolCatTeacher

Lucy Gray and Steve Hargadon, Global Education Conference co-chairs, talk about the Global Education Conference 2017 that runs from November 13-16. Date: Friday, November 10, 2017. Bring these remarkable experiences to your classroom!

ISTE 2017 Schedule #iste17

The CoolCatTeacher

ISTE 2017 starts this weekend. I’ll do my best to “bring it” for those of you who add me to your busy ISTE 2017 program. Monday, June 26, 2017. 11:00 am – Classroom of the Future 207A visit with those in line. ISTE 2017 Expanded Schedule.

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5 Tech Tools to Try in 2017 with Jennifer Gonzalez

The CoolCatTeacher

Well, today’s guest and edtech expert Jennifer Gonzalez @ cultofpedagogy gives us some amazing tools to try for Five Idea Friday. ” The Teacher’s Guide to Technology for 2017 is here. 10-minute Teacher Show Education Innovation Tech Tips Tools

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Minecraft in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Well, now we can all use Book Creator in our classrooms using the Chrome web browser. Now we can all use Book Creator in our classrooms, on any device, using the Chrome web browser. Minecraft in the Classroom. Tuesday, October 3, 2017. Vicki: Happy Ed Tech Tool Tuesday!

10 Web Tools and Apps for Creating Screencast Videos

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.” Screencasting Web Tools and Apps. Jing is another tool to capture your screen.

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10-Minute Teacher | Top 10 Episodes of March 2017 #10mt

The CoolCatTeacher

Top 10 Shows of March 2017. Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality in the Classroom with Steven Anderson (Show #29). Formative Assessment Tools and Tips with Monica Burns (Show #37). 5 Tech Tools to Try in 2017 with Jennifer Gonzalez (Show #20).

The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017


Now, we know that edtech has been proven to improve test scores and overall classroom engagement. “There will be more momentum for mobile devices in classrooms with an eye toward affordable alternatives to traditional 1:1 rollouts.”

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9 Web Tools and Apps for Communicating More Effectively with Parents

Teacher Reboot Camp

The following free web tools and apps help teachers communicate with parents quickly and often will translate messages into several different languages. Parent Communication Tools. Class Tag offers a variety of tools to communicate with parents via text messages or the phone.

The 10-Minute Teacher Show: Top Ten Shows for February 2017

The CoolCatTeacher

Tech Tools to Try in 2017 with Jennifer Gonzalez (Episode #20). Awesome Apps for iPads in the Elementary Classroom with Karen Lirenman and Kristen Wideen (Episode #1). 5 Ideas for Using Game Based Learning in Your Classroom Today with Michael Matera (Episode # 5).

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7 Things to Know About Coding in the Early Childhood Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Today, Dr. Marina Umashchi Bers from Tufts University discusses her research findings about what works (and doesn’t) with young children in the classroom. Today’s sponsor: Metaverse is a free simple augmented reality tool. Coding in the Early Childhood Classroom.

10 Summer Jobs For Teachers 2017

EdNews Daily

Please find 10 summer jobs for teachers in 2017 listed below. 10 Summer Jobs For Teachers in 2017: Back to Basics Learning Dynamics is hiring experienced, accomplished tutors, teachers, translators, interpreters, and education specialists in Delaware. Summer jobs for teachers in 2017!

Video is a key teaching tool for the flipped classroom


You’re probably familiar with what the flipped classroom is and how it works. Flipped classrooms flip the role of students — it offers them a degree of autonomy to discover and exercise learning techniques that work best for them. Video is a key teaching tool for the flipped classroom.

Best-in-Category Winners for 2017

Ask a Tech Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher routinely shares favorite websites and apps that make a difference in the classroom. Over the last month, readers voted on which tools had the greatest impact on readers. has it become a beloved tool in your classes or a failed experiment. Math Tool.

Cool Cat Teacher’s 31 Favorite Everyday Tools I’m Using Right Now #edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

A special Valentine's Day Episode of 10MT with Links to Tools and Tech I Use From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. The technology I use in my classroom everyday? Topics include: Tools I use in my classroom every day.

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ISTE 2017: Google Introduces New Features for Classroom Exploration

EdTech Magazine

By Jena Passut The tech giant expands offerings that help teachers use tools like Google Earth Voyager in the classroom. 3D printing Classroom Curriculum Digital Content Hardware STEM Virtual Reality

CUE Presents the LeRoy’s Big Idea 2017 Finalists


It was a challenging process, but in the end our selection panel managed to choose five Big Ideas to be represented at the CUE 2017 National Conference. The lab needs to be mobile so we would purchase 2 Stanley rolling tool carts. Classroom spaces need to be overhauled.

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OEB 2017: Getting up close and personal(ized) with learning


It can be a challenge for teachers to tailor learning in order to support each and every need within the classroom when setting tasks. So let’s take a look at some of the ways in which we can champion personalized learning in the classroom….

Formative Assessment Tools and Tips from Monica Burns #FormativeTech

The CoolCatTeacher

Monica Burns, author of #FormativeTech , shares essential tools and tips for effective formative assessment. Pick some tools. What are some of Monica’s favorite tools for formative assessment. How should teachers select their formative assessment tool belt.

12 Tools and Resources to Get Students to Create Instructional Videos

Teacher Reboot Camp

In my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions in Your Classroom (published in September), students are sent on a mission to instruct others by creating their own video tutorials.

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Classroom Videos: How-to Tips and Tricks

The CoolCatTeacher

Classroom Videos: How-to Tips and Tricks. You know, Timothy Betts @ MrBettsClass is in the classroom, but he has more than 200 videos for American History. These are the tools that will allow your kids to make these stories and show that they really understand what you’re teaching them.

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Richard Byrne’s Most Exciting Edtech Tools

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Richard Byrne @rmbyrne discusses the edtech tools he’s most excited about today. From video tools, creation tools, to app creation, you’ll hear lots of ideas. This episode, blog, and webinar are sponsored by Bloomz , my favorite tool for parent communication.

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3 Ways to Hack Classroom Presentations with James Sturtevant

The CoolCatTeacher

Today James Sturtevant @jamessturtevant helps us hack our classroom presentations. So, whether they are flipped or in person, you can have more engagement with these tools and ideas. 3 Ways to Hack Classroom Presentations with James Sturtevant.

Education Technology Trends for 2017: An Interview With Martin McKay.


I think 2017 is going to be an exciting year, there’s going to be a lot more cloud based technology than there was before and when classes and content are delivered in the cloud and via browsers, it means kids can access the same experience and content at home as they can in the classroom.

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Amazon Alexa in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Bill Selak @ billselak shares how he’s using Amazon’s Alexa via the Echo and Dot in the classroom. The Amazon Echo in the classroom. How Bill Selak is Using the Amazon Echo in the Classroom. VICKI: Happy Edtech tool Tuesday.

A Simple Guide to Podcasting in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

How to improve learning and listening in the classroom From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today’s show will help you understand one of the simplest technologies to use in the classroom: podcasting.

7 Global Project Ideas from a Leading 3rd Grade Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Tuesday, October 24, 2017. Overview of Vickie Morgado’s Global Collaboration in Her 3rd Grade Classroom. We have connected with different classrooms. Storify is a fantastic tool that lets you pull tweets together. How Vickie Morgado Uses Social Media in Her Classroom.

Summer 2017 Learning Series-6 Awesome Tools To Try This School Year

The Web20Classroom

School may be out for many but the learning we do as educators can last even outside the classroom. Finally we will finish the series by looking at some new and exciting tools to try in your classroom. It’s a great app to use to do more with those videos we use in the classroom.

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30 Apps to Spread and Enjoy Some Holiday Cheer

Teacher Reboot Camp

Below, find free web tools/apps to spread cheer and create holiday gifts. Decorate the classroom using the Deck Your Halls AR (iOS) app. Events Holidays Mobile Learning 2017 Digital Calendar Christmas December education apps gifts Hanukkah holidays Kwanzaa

5 Simple Ways to Gamify Your Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

You can gamify your classroom. Sixth-grade teacher Jessica Gordon@ 1337teach gives us tips, ideas, and links for how to gamify our classrooms now. Jessica Gordon , 6th grade teacher from Missouri gives us simple tips to gamify our classrooms.

Adobe Spark — All-purpose Desktop Publishing Tool for the Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

8 Ways to use Spark in your classroom. Here are eight ways to energize your use of Spark in the classroom: Quick annotated photos. Publisher/ DTP Reviews Web Tools videos website review

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Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

What are examples of how each are being used in the classroom? Which technology does Steven think will be the most helpful to classrooms? 10-minute Teacher Show Games Innovation News & Trends STEM Teaching Tools

10 Hits and 10 Misses for 2017

Ask a Tech Teacher

million visitors to the 1,797 articles on integrating technology into the classroom. 13 Reasons For and 3 Against Technology in the Classroom. 22 Digital Tools You Must Have in Your Classroom. Chromebooks in the Classrooms–Friend or Foe?

Classroom Videos: How-to Tips and Tricks

The CoolCatTeacher

Today’s Sponsor: Edpuzzle is my new favorite flipped classroom tool. Classroom Videos: How-to Tips and Tricks. Tuesday, September 19, 2017. You know, Timothy Betts @MrBettsClass is in the classroom, but he has more than 200 videos for American History.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 35 Edition)

Doug Levin

Otherwise, here’s what caught my eye this past week – news, tools, and reports about education, public policy, technology, and innovation – including a little bit about why. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 35 Edition). Tagged on: August 27, 2017.

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Top Tech Tools for Kids Who Struggle to Read and Write

The CoolCatTeacher

Dr. Brian Friedlander discusses the top tech tools for kids who struggle to read and write. From voice dictation to word suggestion and more, this podcast talks about the practical tools that will help kids empower themselves to learn. Tuesday, September 26, 2017.

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Transform the Classroom With Tools That Focus on Agency

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

We can't expert teachers or students to change the educational experience for the better without equipping them with the right tools. The post Transform the Classroom With Tools That Focus on Agency appeared first on Market Brief.

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22 Top Tips for Better Classroom Management

The CoolCatTeacher

Classroom management can be a challenge. In this post, I’ll share twenty-two of my top tips and ideas that have helped me have an awesome classroom. Classroom Management Tip #1: Build a Partnership With Your Students It’s true that you must relate before you can educate.