8 EdTech Trends to Watch Out for This 2020

Ask a Tech Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Wally Clipper, has a great run-down on 8 trends you’ll want to watch in 2020: 8 EdTech Trends to Watch Out for This 2020. From digital certificates to learning analytics, here are eight EdTech trends to look forward to in the coming months.

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Edtech Tools for SPED, Math, and Reading

A Principal's Reflections

What resulted was a great resource that I plan to share below on specific edtech tools that can assist special education (SPED), math, and reading teachers. edtech Mathematics reading Rigor Relevance Framework special education SPED

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10 #RemoteLearning Ideas.No #Edtech Required

The Web20Classroom

Instead of focusing on the Edtech tools and ways to keep learning going (which is a valiant effort) let's instead look at the (perhaps more important) non-edtech ways to encourage learning and creativity during these times of isolation. Remote Learning.

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5 Edtech tools to try out this year


5 Edtech tools to try out this year. Read more: Can EdTech enable Social Emotional Learning (SEL)? videos, and other resources that I wanted to have access to quickly, to being a powerful tool for student learning.

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The online edtech that helps educators make distance learning less distant

The Christensen Institute

One of the keys to success for any effective distance learning program is taking into account students’ personal circumstances, such as their home life, home resources, and access to technology.

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Which Edtech Tool Should I Choose?

Digital Promise

How can educators feel confident that an edtech tool supports learning? As an educator, I struggled to find reliable information about edtech tools as nearly every product I looked at claimed that it was based on research. The post Which Edtech Tool Should I Choose?

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16 Free Resources for Schools Who are Closing Due to Coronavirus

The CoolCatTeacher

Note: This doesn’t discuss the policy issues involving meals, access, and equity but is meant to get you started and prepared. If your school is closed due to the virus, you can apply for free access to the BrainPop videos to use at your school.

Let’s make 2020 the year when we reduce families’ exposure to higher ed financial risk

The Christensen Institute

As the costs of college have vaulted upwards, and the assumed indispensability of a degree has grown more acute, Zaloom notes that “gaining access to higher education usually involves an engagement with the world of finance so significant that it has redefined what it means to be middle class.”.

8 Ways Parents and Teachers Support Remote Teaching

Ask a Tech Teacher

The first thing parents need to arrange is online access. Fortunately, most people have smartphones, and it is possible to access online teaching platforms from a phone. The family can choose the time a child accesses her lessons. Guest post Parents edtech tech teacher

MIND Blog Rewind: April 2020

MIND Research Institute

And since March 14, ST Math has provided no-cost access to over 1.8 April 24, 2020. April 24, 2020. We also released a new podcast episode, called Demystifying Edtech Research With Dr. Molly Zielezinski. Additional Highlights: MIND Blog Rewind: March 2020.


Distance Learning Resources

A Principal's Reflections

Some students do not have access to devices or the Internet. Asynchronous flipped lessons can be created using a variety of tools and added to YouTube or a learning management system (Google Classroom, Schoology, Canvas, Moodle) for learners to access.

How to Assess Digital Literacy

Ask a Tech Teacher

Technology Self-assessment Tool — This free tool is designed for teachers, to collect data on their use of technology, their access to tech professional development, and their facility with basic skills including hardware and infrastructure.

CUE Announces Partnership with Microsoft for Global EdTech Academy


CUE and Microsoft have teamed up for a global collaboration – bringing the masses free, universal access to an entire suite of live and recorded EdTech resources, Master Class sessions, and personalized office educators with educators and authors in the field.

Remote Learning Teaching Tips

A Principal's Reflections

If digital access is a challenge, check out these practical ideas that can be implemented without any tech. Use a URL shortener to make links easily accessible in a slide presentation or push out using a Learning Management System (i.e.,

Edtechs Build Alexa Skills That Deepen Learning in AWS Challenge. Which Gets Your Vote?


When Amazon Web Services (AWS) and SXSW EDU collaborate to issue a challenge, the edtech world answers. In July 2019, the Amazon Alexa EdTech Skills Challenge gave developers a chance to make cutting-edge Alexa skills for creative educational improvements.

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Guest Post: How to provide a successful remote learning experience during school closures


When teaching online during school closures , remember that each student has a different level of remote access – some might have a laptop, others might only be able to access the internet on their phones. education edtech remote learning school closures technology

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Nobody Designed Edtech Tools for This Crisis. Here’s Why Yours Must Evolve.


Bridging the device-access gap is paramount, too. Education Technology Diversity and Equity Edtech Business CoronavirusA rousing cheer for the educators, the parents and, yes, the technologists who have stepped up to keep learning going during these past weeks.

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Exploring new ideas: Student-driven remote learning


Read more: What’s edtech got to do with growth mindset? Choosing the right tools or deciding upon specific methods to use can be a challenge in our regular classroom space; however, as we well know, we need to be mindful of our students’ needs and access to the right resources.

MIND Blog Rewind: March 2020

MIND Research Institute

On March 10, we announced our decision to provide resources and no-cost access to ST Math for families, schools, and districts so learning can keep happening at home. We also shared a recap of our experience at ESEA 2020. Additional Highlights: MIND Blog Rewind: February 2020.


How Will Coronavirus Impact Education Technology Investments in 2020?


Now, with the widespread cancellation of schools and conferences (where investors and entrepreneurs often meet), edtech investors are advising startups to heed Sequoia’s advice. Hundreds of other education companies are also offering access to their tools for free or reduced cost.

An Update on Digital Promise’s COVID-19 Response

Digital Promise

For more than six years, we’ve worked to close the homework gap , ensuring that all students have equitable access to the internet and technology for powerful learning opportunities outside of the classroom, augmenting what is available in school.

Education technology and the future of Higher Ed leadership


Technology like this has allowed non-traditional students to gain access to better education, allowing students from remote places to plug into a class hosted around the world, and even made it easier for differently-abled students to learn mainstream curricula and more.

Tools to Inspire Collaborative Discussions

Teacher Reboot Camp

The free web tools below help teachers create a safe online class where students can access learning materials, post their work, and comment on the works of others. Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar !

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Formative Assessment Tools and Apps

Teacher Reboot Camp

Students can access these platforms on any device with a code or teachers can set up a classroom with a login. Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Ongoing assessment is necessary for student success.

Express Learning with Animated Character Videos!

Teacher Reboot Camp

They will also have access to a library full of templates, frames, effects and more to create incredibly imaginative video projects. Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! A fun way and safe way for students to share their knowledge is through animated character videos.

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What’s next? Lessons from the lockdown on traditional education


Access to a good enough internet connection and a device should be a right and not a privilege. Read more: 6 Building blocks for a successful edtech strategy. The role of an edtech strategist or coordinator has become essential at this point.

Inspire Learning Beyond Your Classroom Walls by Setting Up a Virtual Learning Community

Teacher Reboot Camp

The free web tools below help teachers create a safe online class where students can access learning materials, post their work, and comment on the works of others. Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar !

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Tips and Tools to Support Students in Publishing Their Own Digital Storybooks

Teacher Reboot Camp

Student collaboration is easy and students have access to accessibility features and translation tools. Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! I still remember the storybooks I created when I was younger.

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10+ Plugged and Unplugged Coding Activities for Hour of Code!

Teacher Reboot Camp

TinkerCad – If you have access to a 3D printer students (elementary to adults) can complete several quick learning modules to create rings, name tags, and more. Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! December 9 to 15th is the annual Hour of Code event.

Tools, Apps, and Resources to Create and Send Meaningful Greetings

Teacher Reboot Camp

Canva (web/iOS/Android)- Register for free and access several greeting card templates, beautiful fonts, stickers and icons. Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Tis’ the season for students to express gratitude and care for others by creating and sending greetings.

Guest post: Biggest eLearning content trends of 2020 and beyond


On top of this, With mLearning, mobile eLearning authoring tools make these kinds of courses highly accessible so the learners can undertake the course as per their availability and comfort. . education 2020 e-learning edtech technology trendsIf we go by Training Magazine’s prediction about the eLearning industry, it will be safe to say that Online learning is not a small industry anymore.

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FREE Access to Fluency Tutor to Support Student Literacy Remotely

Shake Up Learning

The post FREE Access to Fluency Tutor to Support Student Literacy Remotely appeared first on Shake Up Learning. I don’t endorse a lot of products, but Texthelp produces some of the best accessibility tools and they work seamlessly with my favorite Google tools.

How distance learning fosters global collaboration


Though there are many inequities that have been revealed in the amount of access that students have to the tools needed for distance learning, there are also many ways in which global collaboration has, directly and indirectly, benefited educational institutions during this crisis.

Why e-learning is key to building disaster-proof education


Read more: 5 Edtech tools to try out this year. An LMS allows teachers to create and deliver content that can be easily accessed by students. Identify barriers and constraints – consider learners’ access to technology and internet access at home.

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Google Accessibility Tools to Reach ALL Learners – SULS049

Shake Up Learning

The post Google Accessibility Tools to Reach ALL Learners – SULS049 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Accessibility is and should be a huge topic of discussion across multiple industries but especially in learning. Reach all learners with Google’s accessibility tools on ep.