2020 School Technology Budget Tips

Kajeet

Between shrinking budgets and increasingly IT-dependent school systems, budgeting for the cost of technology in education can be tough. We’ve collected 6 best practices in school budgeting to help you get the most out of your 2020 tech funds.

Stem Education in 2020

Ask a Tech Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Brianna, has some general observations about STEM education in 2020: Stem Education in 2020. But, the importance of sciences and technologies has grown; that’s why professionals in certain fields have become headhunters’ “targets.”

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2020 Holiday Gifts for Teachers

Ask a Tech Teacher

Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-12 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum.

4 Emerging Edtech Trends in 2020

The CoolCatTeacher

Nikolaos Chatzopoulos shares his thoughts From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Nikolaos Chatzopoulos shares four trends that are shaping how his schools teach with technology.

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Infographic: Build A Better Virtual Learning Experience

This infographic lays out the technical challenges that can impede teachers and students—and how they can be solved. Get the facts about the exploding market potential of virtual teaching, factors that can undermine the virtual classroom experience, and what app developers need to know to close the tech gap.

Our favorite teacher memes for 2020

Neo LMS

But 2020 happened to all of us all over the world, and we realized how things could change in the blink of an eye. Our favorite teacher memes for 2020. And in doing so, they sometimes became students of their own learners, especially in terms of using technology.

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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. Unsurprisingly, technology is also impacting the world of education. As always, education is changing.

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Top 10 Reviews of 2020

Ask a Tech Teacher

Throughout the year, I post websites and apps the Ask a Tech Teacher crew’s classes found useful, instructive, helpful in integrating technology into classroom lesson plans. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years.

Facilitate Learner Autonomy with Student Choice Menus

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2020 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Discover more ways to integrate technology effectively by taking one of my fully accredited online courses or get one of my books ! Student choice engages learners and also promotes learner autonomy.

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Developing SEL Competencies Through Technology

A Principal's Reflections

There are growing concerns about students' mental well-being as well as inter- and intra-personal skills, which have only been magnified by not only the pandemic but also advances in technology as a result of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Social and Emotional Learning Resources and Tools to Uplift Students

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2020 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Discover more ways to integrate technology effectively by taking one of my fully accredited online courses or get one of my books ! More than ever we need to focus on student wellness.

Virtual Student Jobs, Roles, and Duties

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2020 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Discover more ways to integrate technology effectively by taking one of my fully accredited online courses or get one of my books ! Students love being trusted with responsibility. They want to help.

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Highlight Incredible Learning with a Newsletter

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2020 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Discover more ways to integrate technology effectively by taking one of my fully accredited online courses or get one of my books !

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3 Tools to Amplify Your Video Conferences

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2020 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Discover more ways to integrate technology effectively by taking one of my fully accredited online courses or get one of my books ! This year video conferencing has been the way many teachers deliver instruction.

Level Up Your Virtual Teaching with Screencasting Tools!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2020 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Discover more ways to integrate technology effectively by taking one of my fully accredited online courses or get one of my books !

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Tips, Tools and Resources for Awesome Student Video Projects

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2020 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Discover more ways to integrate technology effectively by taking one of my fully accredited online courses or get one of my books ! Students enjoy producing their own videos.

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Meet NEO at BETT 2020 in London!

Neo LMS

Established teaching practices are being transformed by the continuous advancements of education technologies. Going to BETT 2020? Meet NEO at BETT 2020! We’re really looking forward to meeting you at BETT 2020! The post Meet NEO at BETT 2020 in London!

Digital Research and Curation with Social Bookmarking Tools

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2020 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Discover more ways to integrate technology effectively by taking one of my fully accredited online courses or get one of my books ! Social bookmarking apps have leveled up research.

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Express Yourself! Emoji Resources for Math, Science, English and SEL

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2020 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Discover more ways to integrate technology effectively by taking one of my fully accredited online courses or get one of my books ! Our learners are communicating on digital devices more than ever.

How Coaches Help Teachers Overcome Fears of Technology

Digital Promise

We know technology can be a transformational tool for improving student achievement and engagement, and for driving school innovation. Trying something new can be intimidating, especially when teachers are concerned about how to salvage a lesson if use of a new technology tool fails.

I’ve Got an Idea?? Digital Brainstorming Tools for Students!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2020 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Discover more ways to integrate technology effectively by taking one of my fully accredited online courses or get one of my books !

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What are the Most Popular Classroom Technologies in 2020?

EdNews Daily

Innovative and creative technologies and strategies make it easier for teachers to keep their students interested in the topic, distribute pre-class, in-class, and post-class study material, and gauge how much each student really understood the concept discussed in class. . By Monica Gill.

Video: 2020 Digital Transition Survey Market Brief

EdNews Daily

In one of the most anticipated events each year at the Learning Counsel’s National EduJedi Gathering and Awards, CEO and Publisher LeiLani Cauthen delivers the 2020 Digital Transition Strategy Survey Market Briefing. Digital Learning Featured Technology Digital Transition Survey

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Reach Out and Uplift Students with Check-Ins!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2020 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Discover more ways to integrate technology effectively by taking one of my fully accredited online courses or get one of my books !

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Edtech Trends From 2020 And Beyond

Ask a Tech Teacher

So, in this article, I’m going to share my thoughts and experience about the technologies and solutions that reshape the educational industry and the way we learn in 2020 and beyond. The educational field was constantly evolving along with new technologies even before the pandemic.

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3 Reflections and Considerations For Teaching and Learning In 2020

The Web20Classroom

In March 2020 nearly the entire world’s education systems were thrown into the unknown when the COVID-19 Global Pandemic shuttered schools and teaching and learning moved to remote means. And there is much to think about going into the Fall 2020.

2020 Vision (revisited)

Dangerously Irrelevant

Since it’s now 2020, I thought it would be fun to revisit Karl Fisch’s video from 2006, titled 2020 Vision. In that video, Karl imagines he is the commencement speaker for the Arapahoe High School (AHS) Class of 2020, reflecting back on the past 13 years of schooling for that cohort.

How Educators Can Empower Students Through Technology

Ask a Tech Teacher

With education turning on the technology skills of students and teachers, its important to gain a rudimentary understanding of foundational technology. That’s a lot of good news about this massive new experiment in learning through technology.

Does 2020 present a crucible moment for K–12 education? The answer may surprise you.

The Christensen Institute

So far, 2020 has seemed like a cascade of these moments: from school building closures due to COVID-19 in March to public grappling with racism after George Floyd’s death in June, and to the multiplication of remote and hybrid learning models this fall.

2020: The Year Of the Edtech Paradox

Edsurge

In many ways, 2020 has been THE year of edtech. Technology experienced a meaningful surge in adoption by schools, districts and parents. Yet, 2020 also saw an acceleration of inequities in education. As an edtech investor, 2020 was a great year.

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Get Them Moving with Brain Breaks!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2020 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Discover more ways to integrate technology effectively by taking one of my fully accredited online courses or get one of my books !

10 Hits and 10 Misses for 2020

Ask a Tech Teacher

million views from visitors (about 10,000 follow us) to the 2,444 articles on integrating technology into the classroom. Here are the Top Ten Misses of 2020 –posts I thought were great, but you-all didn’t visit as much.

What School Leadership Can Learn From 2020

Edsurge

Truly 2020 was a difficult year for so many reasons. Here are some of my thoughts on what 2020 has taught us, and about what lies ahead. Moving Forward There are definitely some initiatives from 2020 we need to continue to move forward.

Digital Learning Theories and Frameworks to Elevate Instruction

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2020 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! The theories below will also transform your lessons so that students are thinking critically, problem solving, creating, and collaborating with their use of technology. Association for Educational Communications and Technology.

Anyone Can Be an Artist with Technology

Digital Promise

In addition to technology and access, Verizon Innovative Learning Schools receive extensive teacher training, support, and the opportunity to engage in a unique, immersive curriculum to leverage technology in their classrooms. Big plans ahead for teaching art through technology.