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

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Tagged: edtech 2017 , education , educational technology 2017 , future edtech , future tech , teachers , teaching , tech tools 2017 , top edtech tools. education edtech 2017 educational technology 2017 future edtech future tech teachers teaching tech tools 2017 top edtech toolsI recently wrote a new year themed article for a joint project between Google and the Times Educational Supplement (TES). Click here for the full piece.

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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. ISTE 2017 Expanded Schedule. Monday, June 26 2017 – 9:15 am – 10:15 am. 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm Cool Cat Teacher’s Mega Tool Share (Microsoft Partner Booth). My 50+ tools and blended learning presentations are popular at conferences. Monday, June 26, 2017.

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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. In today’s show, we’ll discuss: Jennifer’s five tools she recommends teachers try. The post 5 Tech Tools to Try in 2017 with Jennifer Gonzalez appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

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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. The post Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17 appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

10 Web Tools and Apps for Creating Screencast Videos

Teacher Reboot Camp

Our students can create how-to videos to teach others how to use favorite web tools or to demonstrate a process. Students can use screencasting tools with whiteboards to show how to complete an equation, to create visual word problems, or explain a theory. What follows are a list of free web tools and apps to record a desktop, mobile screen, or whiteboard. Screencasting Web Tools and Apps. Jing is another tool to capture your screen.

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Best-in-Category Winners for 2017

Ask a Tech Teacher

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. Here are the 2017 Best-in-Category and Honorable Mentions for the following Categories: Winners: Please grab your award from this page. Classroom Management Tool. Digital Storytelling Tool. Math Tool. Special Needs Tools: Winner: Open Dyslexic. Tech Ed Tool. Awards Web Tools 2017 lists

8 Web Tools for Creating Multimedia Timelines

Teacher Reboot Camp

The following free web tools will help learners design multimedia timelines. Tiki-Toki is a web tool for creating beautifully animated 3D timelines with images, text, and colorful backgrounds. Timetoast is a web tool for creating timelines with images and text description. Timeglider is another web tool for creating timelines with images and text and legends. Sutori is a web tool for creating a timeline with pdfs, images, and video.

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15 Free Web Tools and Apps to Amplify Your Audio Projects

Teacher Reboot Camp

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. Soundation and Flat are free browser based web tools, which allow collaborative online editing from many peers. The quickest and easiest way to record is with the free web based tool, Vocaroo. “Thoughts need words. Words need a voice.” ” – Sharon M.

8 Apps and Web Tools That’ll Get You Talking and Laughing

Teacher Reboot Camp

One way to add some humor to your lessons is by getting students to use web tools and apps which get them to animate drawings or images with talking mouths. Check out the web tools and apps below to get started. Fun Web Tools and Apps. Blabberize is a web tool. Effective Technology Integration Events Holidays 2017 Digital Calendar edapps mlearning speaking tools young learners“I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells.”

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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

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. Cuteki is a web tool where students select the costume/character to go with their style and personality. Build Your Wild Self is a web tool to create a human like avatar with different animal parts.

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8 Web Tools and Apps for Creating Animated Character Videos

Teacher Reboot Camp

Below are free web tools and apps students can use to create short animated films. Effective Technology Integration Events Holidays 2017 Digital Calendar December digital calendar holidays movies videos“Animation offers a medium of storytelling and visual entertainment which can bring pleasure and information to people of all ages everywhere in the world.” – Walt Disney. Students love creating short films where they create the dialogue and animate the characters.

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11 Comic Creation Web Tools and Apps

Teacher Reboot Camp

Below, are my favorite free educational comic creation tools and apps. These tools provide learners with a library of characters, props, scenes, speech bubbles, and templates. Tools & Apps from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Effective Technology Integration Events Holidays 2017 Digital Calendar comic creation comic creators comics holidays“In comics you see the drawing, you see words, you see rhythm, you see the story.” ” - Lorenzo Mattotti.

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15 Web Tools and Apps for Students to Design Games

Teacher Reboot Camp

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“Games are an extraordinary way to tap into your most heroic qualities.” ” - Jane McGonigal. Students love playing digital games and research shows that powerful learning can occur with game-based curriculums.

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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. Bloomz is an iOS/Android app and web tool for sharing photos, videos, and announcements in multiple languages.

10 Hits and 10 Misses for 2017

Ask a Tech Teacher

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. Since we at Ask a Tech Teacher started this blog six years ago, we’ve had over 5.3

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

The CoolCatTeacher

Top 10 Shows of March 2017. Formative Assessment Tools and Tips with Monica Burns (Show #37). 5 Tech Tools to Try in 2017 with Jennifer Gonzalez (Show #20). The post 10-Minute Teacher | Top 10 Episodes of March 2017 #10mt appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day. The Best of the 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

Tech Tools to Try in 2017 with Jennifer Gonzalez (Episode #20). The post The 10-Minute Teacher Show: Top Ten Shows for February 2017 appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day. 10MT: The 5-day a week show for busy but remarkable teachers From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Thank you for your support of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast.

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The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017

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“More tech-based monitoring and assessment tools will be incorporated into to the instructional mix.” Along with Chromebooks came Google Apps for Education – a suite of free, cloud-based productivity tools that allow for easy collaboration and engagement on any device. In December 2010, The Journal –“t he leading Technology based education publication for K-12 and higher education”– published an article with a 5-prong prediction for the following year.

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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. Below are a list of additional free web tools and apps for annotating texts. In addition to Grackle Marks and pro Newsela, you can try any of these web annotators: Owl Eyes is a web tool to annotate the classics and answer quizzes. Read and Write is a web tool and Google Chrome extension for annotating pdfs.

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. Edshelf is a search engine for web tools and apps and many have teacher reviews. Common Sense is also a search engine for education tools and apps with ratings and reviews.

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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. They are backed by the impressive and effective tools and resources that have helped over 21,000 students fulfill their goals. Summer jobs for teachers in 2017! Summer is here. School is out.

Feedback Needed on ISTE 2017 Standards for Teachers

Ask a Tech Teacher

Back in December, ISTE asked for assistance reviewing draft 1 of the 2017 ISTE Standards for Teachers. Last week ISTE released draft v2 of the 2017 ISTE Standards for Teachers and expects to release one more draft in February before they are finalized and released at the ISTE conference in June. This poses a unique challenge in the world of standards because devices, tools, and digital content are released every day and have the potential to impact how, where and what we learn.

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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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. Want to hear another Tech Tool Tuesday? How to Use Padlet: A Fantastic Tool for Teaching by Vicki Davis. Pick some tools. Teaching Tech Tips Tools

CUE Presents the LeRoy’s Big Idea 2017 Finalists

CUE

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. and a eduawesome panel will watch each presentation and vote on which finalist will be awarded an additional $2000 and full rock star ISTE 2017 treatment including flight, hotel, transportation, and registration. The lab needs to be mobile so we would purchase 2 Stanley rolling tool carts. CUE is you, the educators.

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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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9 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 with EdTech Missions. Here is a review of this cool tool.

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What Are Education Innovation Clusters, and What Were They Up To in 2017?

Digital Promise

They are piloting new tools and evaluating their impact. To really take stock of EdClusters in 2017, we first need to revisit the foundation and origin of Education Innovation Clusters — what they are, how they work, and how they are progressing. In 2017, we initiated a research project with seven EdClusters and key research partners. The post What Are Education Innovation Clusters, and What Were They Up To in 2017?

12 Tools and Resources to Get Students to Create Instructional Videos

Teacher Reboot Camp

Below are some tips, web tools, and resources to get your students started. A better option is to choose a web tool or app with a template to create their videos quickly. Suggested free web tools with templates- My Simple Show , Biteable , Powtoon , Wideo , RenderForest , and Moovly. “Animation offers a medium of storytelling and visual entertainment which can bring pleasure and information to people of all ages everywhere in the world.”

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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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CoolCat Teacher’s ISTE 2017 Resources #iste17

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Mega edtech tool Share – Vicki Davis #iste17 from Vicki Davis. The post CoolCat Teacher’s ISTE 2017 Resources #iste17 appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day. My slide shows and resources From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. It is ISTE17 time. I’ll keep this post updated with current information about ISTE. Here’s my schedule.

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. Events Holidays Mobile Learning 2017 Digital Calendar Christmas December education apps gifts Hanukkah holidays Kwanzaa“The joy of brightening other lives, bearing each others’ burdens, easing others’ loads and supplanting empty hearts and lives with generous gifts becomes for us the magic of the holidays.” ” – W.C. Jones. December is here!

20 Resources for Holiday Themed Writing, Doodling and Conversation Prompts

Teacher Reboot Camp

Also, discover web tools and apps students can use to create their own digital writing prompts for their peers. Effective Technology Integration Events Holidays 2017 Digital Calendar Christmas December Hanukkah holidays Kwanzaa writing prompts“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. Wishing you happiness.” ” – Helen Keller. Tis the season to be jolly!

Minecraft in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Tuesday, October 3, 2017. Vicki: Happy Ed Tech Tool Tuesday! It is a powerful tool. All Subjects Edtech Tool Tuesday Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Game Based Learning High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) Innovation Maker Movement Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Project Based Learning Science Teachers STEM Tech Tips Tools Web Tools Windows-PC minecraft