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4 Tips for using accessibility features to promote inclusion

Neo LMS

In recent years, the amount of time that students with disabilities spend in general education classrooms has shown an increase, signaling that inclusive practices are being adopted. 4 Tips for using accessibility features to promote inclusion.

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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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.

Guest post: 15 EdTech Resources to Use in Classroom

EdTech4Beginners

Thanks to this website, however, you get all types of educational content from National Geographic that safe to be shown in the classroom. They can make gorgeous boards to collect documents and web pages they would like to access later. It’s a great website for students at all levels; you just need to find the right video to show in the classroom. This online resource gives you access to digital content from the niches of history, civics, and media literacy.

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Classroom collaboration: Learning together

Neo LMS

In most classrooms today, students are seen working together in small groups, perhaps in learning stations in the classroom, and taking a more active role in learning. We have to think about what will work in our classrooms and with our students. Beyond the classroom space.

Top 5 new EdTech tools that you might use in your university

Neo LMS

According to the report, the EdTech industry will reach a global value of $252 billion by 2020. The EdTech sphere is obviously developing quickly, so some things that seemed impossible only a few years ago have become a standard in the meantime. 5 New EdTech tools to watch.

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7 Global Project Ideas from a Leading 3rd Grade Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Instantly scan and score with any mobile, desktop or document camera. Overview of Vickie Morgado’s Global Collaboration in Her 3rd Grade Classroom. We have connected with different classrooms. How Vickie Morgado Uses Social Media in Her Classroom.

The race is on for the AI-powered classroom

Neo LMS

In my previous post I explored the subtle, yet significant, difference between brute force computing and ANN (Artificial Neural Networks), and how that distinction is slowly producing what one would call “true” AI products in the classroom.

22 Digital Tools You Must Have in Your Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

Those geeky tech tools that we adults like to avoid are taking over the classroom. Here are the top 22 digital tools your colleagues are using in their classrooms: annotation tool. flipped classroom. The classroom backchannel makes that happen. Flipped Classroom.

How Edtech Can Help Build a Blueprint for Real Change in K-12

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Meanwhile, billions of dollars have been spent on edtech by these same school communities. Today’s edtech market is radically fragmented. Purchasing decisions happen at all levels from districts to schools to individual classrooms to parents.

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Take Two: Clever’s Newest Effort to Help Teachers Try Before They Buy Edtech

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The disconnect between what school leaders buy and what teachers actually use is well-documented. Meanwhile, the number of tools in classrooms today has ballooned. Another recent survey found that, on average, districts saw more than 700 different edtech products used each month during the last school year. So far, the library has since been accessed by around 250,000 teachers, who have made more than 9 million student accounts for the apps, according to the company.

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Funding Edtech with the E-Rate Program and Grants

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As schools and districts strive to meet their existing technology needs and prepare for the future, access to federal and state funding, along with other grants, is making a major difference in whether students engage in 21 st century learning or are left behind.

Book Creator – A Brilliant Tech Tool To Use In The Classroom

EdTech4Beginners

Here’s a few lessons that I have successfully carried out: Moreover, here is an article I wrote a while back, about my experience of using Book Creator to document a science lesson. Click this link to access the group: [link]. Book Creator was launched in 2011.

4 Ways to Give Meaningful Feedback with Google Classroom

Shake Up Learning

The post 4 Ways to Give Meaningful Feedback with Google Classroom appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Google Classroom + Meaningful Feedback = Winning Combination! In this post, we will explore ways to give meaningful feedback in Google Classroom.

An Inside Look at the Edtech Purchasing Process

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While the Wild West era of edtech may be over, there’s still some mystery over how schools decide what digital materials to buy. In the edWebinar, “ Building Authentic Need and Research into Edtech Development,” representatives from a large school district, a small district, a developer, and the research community answered burning questions about edtech procurement. When they talk to schools, their focus is on the classroom teachers and getting them to understand the value.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition)

Doug Levin

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition). Tagged on: April 2, 2017 School IT Leaders Share Strategies on Defending Against DDoS Attacks | EdTech Magazine → This article claims students are primarily responsible for denial of service attacks on schools.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition)

Doug Levin

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition). Tagged on: April 2, 2017 School IT Leaders Share Strategies on Defending Against DDoS Attacks | EdTech Magazine → This article claims students are primarily responsible for denial of service attacks on schools.

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Why Is This In My Room?- Starting the Year With EdTech

CUE

Just like every book has a cover and every pair of scissors has a blade, every device in your classroom setup has an intentional design that serves a specific purpose. Let’s think about a few ways in which we can better prepare ourselves for OWNING these technology tools in our classroom.

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The Best Edtech for Students Is Backed by Research. Here’s What to Look For.

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The truth is edtech products that foster more learning than would happen in analogue settings can be difficult to find. So naturally, one of the big questions we face is, how can we help ensure effective edtech happens more often?

We Ask Teachers: How Has Edtech Made a Difference in Your Classroom?

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In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, we asked educators from around the country to share their most transformative edtech moments. The ESL teacher and I worked together to give him access to a digital audiobook so he could hear the text read aloud fluently and be provided with definitions of unfamiliar words. The process helped my DHH students gain confidence in their ability to function in a mainstream classroom, and earned them the respect of their other classmates.

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Stop Asking How to Put a Worksheet in Google Classroom – SULS018

Shake Up Learning

The post Stop Asking How to Put a Worksheet in Google Classroom – SULS018 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Yes, I know you REALLY want to know how to put your worksheet into Google Classroom! . edtech #shakeuplearning. How to Put a Worksheet in Google Classroom. [07:18]

Distance Learning & Virtual Classrooms: Where Learning Never Stops

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Virtual classrooms are not a new trend, nowadays many students around the world use distance learning as an option. Keep reading to learn about the elements of a virtual classroom solution, how it works, and quick solutions to create one. . Why Using a Virtual Classroom.

Breaking the Blockbuster Model

CUE

Recently, I’ve been a part of some really good conversations around trends in grading practices , parent access to the classroom curriculum , and use of UDL. First, I want to think about this model of schooling: the classic lecture-based classroom. Classroom.

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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. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 30 Edition). This is an area where it would improve the job of edtech developers if we said, 'Here’s what you’re allowed to gather and share.' Thirty-six said they did not have adequate internet access. EdTech News News news

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4 Ways for K–12 Administrators to Master Google Classroom

EdTech Magazine

4 Ways for K–12 Administrators to Master Google Classroom. Educators face a constant challenge of organizing resources and time , both in the classroom and out. . Here are four ways to put Google Classroom to work for you. Allow Users to Access Content at Their Convenienve.

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Free Classroom Collaboration Tool Earns Educator Enthusiasm

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Google Classroom Simplify communication, collaboration, and document sharing Pros: Easy-to-learn interface, integrates with lots of apps and websites, able to seamlessly collect and share G Suite documents.

No Kidding: This Pre-Revenue Edtech Startup Just Raised $15M in Series B Funding

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classrooms, and 30 percent month-over-month growth in usage throughout the previous and current year, says its chief academic officer, Abbas Manjee. Kiddom is integrated with Google Drive, which allows teachers and students to send Google documents between one another. Kiddom is hardly the only player in the education industry that’s trying to build a one-stop shop where educators can find and manage online educational content, and where students can access and turn in assignments.

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The Great Learning Management System Debate: Featuring Canvas, Schoology and Google Classroom

TeacherCast

With so many choices on where to build your digital classroom, the questions often arise: “Why do I need a learning management system? All of this can be used to truly differentiate how and what, students access. Google Classroom. Why consider Google Classroom?

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 37 Edition)

Doug Levin

And, those most likely to be able to avail themselves of this technique (because of access to expertise, resources, and privilege) are least likely to need the protection it provides. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 37 Edition). And college journalists in Kentucky requested documents about the investigations of employees accused of sexual misconduct.Instead, they got something else: sued by the agencies they had asked for public records.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 37 Edition)

Doug Levin

And, those most likely to be able to avail themselves of this technique (because of access to expertise, resources, and privilege) are least likely to need the protection it provides. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 37 Edition). And college journalists in Kentucky requested documents about the investigations of employees accused of sexual misconduct.Instead, they got something else: sued by the agencies they had asked for public records.

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Using Technology to Support English Learners in the Classroom

EdTechTeacher

English Learners (ELs) come into our classrooms with a wide range of specific and unique needs for language development and content acquisition. There are many apps and edtech tools available today, but very few are made specifically for EL students.

15 Ways to Use Google Classroom in Professional Learning – SULS034

Shake Up Learning

The post 15 Ways to Use Google Classroom in Professional Learning – SULS034 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Google Classroom is a fantastic tool for teachers and students in the K12 classroom. 15 Ways to Use Google Classroom in Professional Learning.

60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom

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60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom. Google Classroom is quietly becoming the most powerful tool in education technology. As such, it scratches the itch for many teachers in many classrooms right here, right now. 60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom.

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Early Learning Faces Obstacles and Inequities—Here's How Edtech Can Help

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Edtech for early learners has come a long way since then, but our just-released compilation of research—what we call a Market Gap Snapshot —makes clear there is still a lot of room to expand and improve edtech solutions to address obstacles facing our youngest students. These children can certainly benefit from edtech, but they must also have a supportive and age-appropriate environment that helps them develop meaningful interactions with teachers and parents.

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15 Google Classroom Tips for Teachers

Shake Up Learning

The post 15 Google Classroom Tips for Teachers appeared first on Shake Up Learning. 15 Google Classroom Tips for Teachers! Google Classroom is one of the most popular digital tools for the K-12 classroom. edtech #gsuiteedu Click To Tweet.