My Article For Google & TES: The top edtech tools for teachers to try in 2017.

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The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017

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Now, we know that edtech has been proven to improve test scores and overall classroom engagement. But, how does the 2010 vision for edTech match what’s actually happening today? The cost, plus it’s easy manageability and durability, made Chromebooks a main player in the edtech game. In 2012, Chromebooks accounted for only 1% of the devices sold to US classrooms; now, they make up more than half of the edtech market.

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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 – 12:00 ISTE Edtech Influencer Panel to be live streamed from SMART on their Facebook and Twitter accounts – I’ll be on the panel with Jeffrey Bradbury, Angela Maiers, Lord Jim Knight, and Jeff Lowe. ISTE 2017 Expanded Schedule. Monday, June 26, 2017.

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. In today’s show, we’ll discuss: Jennifer’s five tools she recommends teachers try. 10-minute Teacher Show Education Innovation Tech Tips Tools

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9 Ways to Find the Right Edtech Tool

Teacher Reboot Camp

To introduce students to the possibilities of technology get them to complete different tasks with web tools and apps, such as mindmaps , podcasts , digital stories , videos , podcasts , etc.! But before students embark on any digital project, you need to find the right tools. Check out my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies with EdTech Missions , to discover digital projects where students make a meaningful impact on their communities and the world.

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17 Web Tools and Apps to Create Interactive Video Lessons and Quizzes

Teacher Reboot Camp

Below are web tools and apps for teaching with videos. If you’d like to get your students to create their own video walkthroughs or tutorials then check out my book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions. Edpuzzle and PlayPosit are two of the most popular educational tools for creating video quizzes and assessments. ISLcollective and ESL Video are free web tools to create interactive video quizzes for English language learners.

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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. In today’s show, we’ll discuss: Live video streaming tools and why he’s moving to YouTube Live. Blogging and creation tools.

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9 EdTech Ideas to Use Now

The CoolCatTeacher

Teachers are looking for easy and helpful resources, and right now with so much going on searching for the best solutions can be overwhelming, and Rachelle is a great resource to tap into for all things EdTech. My school uses Planboard with Chalk.com ’s curriculum planning tool.

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Organic Edtech Coaching

The CoolCatTeacher

Adam Juarez on successful edtech coaching From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Edtech coaching can be improved with “walkarounds” and interaction between edtech coaches and teachers.

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Savvy #ISTE17 Interviews: Engaging Students with Hip Hop and Edtech

Teacher Reboot Camp

In his interview, he speaks to Savvy about using Hip Hop and web tools to engage and inspire students. William Jeffery on Engaging Students with HipHop and Edtech. Shelly Sanchez (@ShellTerrell) June 26, 2017. Conference Highlights #ISTE2017 #NOTATISTE byod edtech hip hop education ISTE ISTE 2017Baby Savvy enjoyed speaking to our good friend, William Jeffery, @CoachJeffery.

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How to use Padlet as a collaborative edtech tool

EdTech4Beginners

Let me know what you think Tagged: collaborative technology , edtech , education , padlet , teaching ideas , teaching with technology , tutorial. education collaborative technology edtech padlet teaching ideas teaching with technology tutorialI love using Padlet with my class – completely free and easy to set up / use. It is basically an online ‘wall’ which all of the class can simultaneously contribute to. Have a look at my video walk-through: Have a go!

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15 Free Web Tools and Apps to Amplify Your Audio Projects

Teacher Reboot Camp

In my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions , I share several tips for integrating technology to allow every student to share their ideas and creativity. What follows are a list of free web tools and apps for student to create various audio projects whether it is a one time radio show or regularly produced podcast. Screencasting Web Tools and Apps. The quickest and easiest way to record is with the free web based tool, Vocaroo.

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: September 2, 2017 A Classroom of Tomorrow | CURMUDGUCATION → A biting and satirical response to the New York Times' latest article on teacher brand ambassadors. Tagged on: August 27, 2017.

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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. I’m showing love to my dear teacher friends by just sharing all the tools and tips that have me excited right now. Topics include: Tools I use in my classroom every day. The tools I use to communicate. ” Want to learn more about cool tools? Productivity Tools. Cool Classroom Tools.

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8 Web Tools for Creating Digital Magazines

Teacher Reboot Camp

With web tools, students can layout their writings, pick from hundreds of cool fonts, and add their own images or choose from a library of stock images. Some web tools allow students to embed video and audio. Below, I’ve listed some free educational web tools for creating a class ezine. These web tools can be used to complete the Mission: Seek and Preserve the Truth in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions.

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10 Web Tools and Apps for Creating Avatars

Teacher Reboot Camp

I discuss this in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions. Below, are free web tools and apps students can use to create avatars. Voki is a web tool and app for students to create animated talking characters to embed in blogs and animated presentations. Doppel Me is a web tool to create a cool graphical likeness of yourself. Build Your Wild Self is a web tool to create a human like avatar with different animal parts.

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10 Hits and 10 Misses for 2017

Ask a Tech Teacher

Edtech Reviews. Before you look at what statistics say are the most popular posts, tell me what your most popular categories are by voting in this poll: Loading… Here they are–my top 10 and bottom 10 of 2017 (though I’ve skipped any that have to do with website reviews and tech tips because they’re covered in separate posts): Top Ten Hits. 22 Digital Tools You Must Have in Your Classroom. Blogging Teacher resources edtech lists new year

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 14 Edition)

Doug Levin

On twitter, I also ponder the trend of tech-savvy teachers increasingly resembling NASCAR drivers, proudly wearing digital uniforms on social media full of sponsored messages as proof of expertise: Why do some in K-12 define #edtech expertise by # of tech company certifications acquired? Doug Levin (@douglevin) April 9, 2017. NOTE: Next week’s “Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News” will be on vacation. Tagged on: April 6, 2017 Gov.

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8 Ways to Annotate Readings, Websites and Online Articles with Examples

Teacher Reboot Camp

Many free mobile apps and web tools allow students to digitally markup, highlight, and jot down quick thoughts about what they are reading. Getting students to inspect what they read habitually is one of the key topics in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies with EdTech Missions. Below are a list of additional free web tools and apps for annotating texts. Read and Write is a web tool and Google Chrome extension for annotating pdfs.

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

EdTech4Beginners

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. One is looking at how kids use the tools that we create like text-to-speech and talking dictionaries and word prediction tools; do they materially improve their learning outcomes?

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Choosing Edtech: Three Learnings from Five Districts

Digital Promise

How might districts find edtech to support learning? Fortunately, educators can leverage learnings from some leading-edge K-12 districts who have developed thoughtful processes for making edtech decisions despite limited available evidence.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 38 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 38 Edition). Tagged on: September 23, 2017 Lake Central again seeks state technology loan of $900k | NWI.com → Each school district is eligible to receive $100 per student as determined by the enrollment at the end of September. Edtech.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 38 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 38 Edition). Tagged on: September 23, 2017 Lake Central again seeks state technology loan of $900k | NWI.com → Each school district is eligible to receive $100 per student as determined by the enrollment at the end of September. Edtech.

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15 Web Tools and Apps for Students to Design Games

Teacher Reboot Camp

This is why the first mission in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions , has students create video game walkthroughs for their peers. Below, are free web tools and apps students can use to create simple quiz games or code more intricate games. Effective Technology Integration Events Holidays 2017 Digital Calendar create games game design game-based learning holidays

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Edtech and Social Emotional Learning #sel

The CoolCatTeacher

Edtech and Social Emotional Learning. Transcript: Tuesday, August 29, 2017. Even if you don’t have multiple ages on campus, this can be accomplished through Skype or other video conferencing tools. Have you seen some other edtech tools besides Minecraft that can have this kind of social emotional impact? And that’s such a fantastic tool.

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Special Needs #edtech treasure chest with Jennifer Cronk

The CoolCatTeacher

She shares her treasure chest of favorite edech tools for those with special needs. In today’s show, we’ll discuss special needs edtech with Jennifer Cronk and: Why speech recognition empowers students. Accessibility tools. Why we should help students select tools and empower their own learning. A full edtech treasure chest for special needs students.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 34 Edition)

Doug Levin

I believe it is inevitable that technological tools and services will become more integral to schools and schooling. How, for whom, and to what ends these tools will be employed, however, all deserve much deeper and critical investigations. 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 34 Edition).

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 34 Edition)

Doug Levin

I believe it is inevitable that technological tools and services will become more integral to schools and schooling. How, for whom, and to what ends these tools will be employed, however, all deserve much deeper and critical investigations. 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 34 Edition).

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 30 Edition)

Doug Levin

As such, expect an abbreviated (TBD) publishing schedule for ‘A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News’ in August. 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 30 Edition). Tagged on: July 27, 2017 Every day, we rely on digital infrastructure built by volunteers.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 36 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 36 Edition). Tagged on: September 9, 2017 Do Perks for Teachers Compromise Their Integrity? Tagged on: September 7, 2017 When can schools punish students for racist social media posts? Tagged on: September 3, 2017.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 36 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 36 Edition). Tagged on: September 9, 2017 Do Perks for Teachers Compromise Their Integrity? Tagged on: September 7, 2017 When can schools punish students for racist social media posts? Tagged on: September 3, 2017.

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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: September 2, 2017 A Classroom of Tomorrow | CURMUDGUCATION → A biting and satirical response to the New York Times' latest article on teacher brand ambassadors. Tagged on: August 27, 2017.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 28 & 29 Editions)

Doug Levin

Since the last edition of a ‘Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News”: I’ve joined efforts to support Net Neutrality protections ; Written further about the prediction made in the book, “Disrupting Class.” I have a bit more to say about some of these topics, so stay tuned… Otherwise, here’s what caught my eye these past two weeks – news, tools, and reports about education, public policy, technology, and innovation – including a little bit about why.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 33 Edition)

Doug Levin

(Mostly) back from my August hiatus, I’m pleased to offer up the next edition of A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News. The 2017 EdNext Poll on School Reform: Digital Learning , which offers my sense of what those interested in K-12 educational technology can and should take away from this annual polling about schools. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 33 Edition). Tagged on: August 17, 2017 Do Laptops Help Learning?

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 28 & 29 Editions)

Doug Levin

Here’s what caught my eye these past two weeks – news, tools, and reports about education, public policy, technology, and innovation – including a little bit about why. EdTech News News newsNo endorsements; no sponsored content; no apologies for my eclectic tastes.

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