EdTech Acronyms Explained

EdTech4Beginners

BLearning – Blended Learning (using a range of multimedia and strategies). BYOL – Bring Your Own Learning. FL – Flipped Learning ( click here for my guide to flipping lessons ). LMS – Learning Management System (software that runs and manages educational programs). MLD – Mobile Learning Devices. MLearning – Mobile Learning. NGDLE – Next-generation Digital Learning Environment. Windows, Android). PLN – Personal Learning Network.

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Superhero Activities to Empower Students

Teacher Reboot Camp

Every student can find a superhero to admire and learn from. If you want your students to feel like superheroes then pick up a copy of my new book, Hacking Digital Learning with Edtech Missions , with tons of ideas, templates, and resources for motivating students to transform the world with learning missions. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go.

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Integrate Technology Effectively! Tip: Brainstorm

Teacher Reboot Camp

Brainstorming is an important process students need to learn to do when innovating, creating, and problem-solving with technology. In my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions , I have provided several templates, handouts and activities to motivate students to brainstorm in different ways for each digital mission. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go.

Selfie Activities to Inspire Reflection on Digital Identity

Teacher Reboot Camp

This is why one of the missions in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions in Your Classroom , is for learners to go on a selfie adventure. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go. Improving Self Concept & Digital Identity with Selfie Activities from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Create a selfie comic video with Lomics iOS/Android app.

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. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go. Audio Projects for Digital Learners from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. “Thoughts need words. Words need a voice.” ” – Sharon M. Draper.

Food for thought: The data-driven future of food and higher education

The Christensen Institute

We already know that it can be placeless, as online technologies have enabled new modalities of learning that support greater flexibility, accessibility, and convenience. Physical campuses do not have a monopoly on learning. With rapid urbanization and greater connectivity through digital networks, customers’ expectations in many industries are turning away from ownership to access because we are simply consuming differently.

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

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Students can also participate in digital greeting exchanges with students in other cities or countries. Students also enhance their knowledge of using a digital tool to layout, design, edit, and publish a personalized creation.

Lifelong Learning with Social Bookmarking Tools and Apps

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Social bookmarking helps students visualize and personalize their learning in boards, magazines, or walls! Diigo is a web tool, iOS / Android app, and extension to annotate, curate, and bookmark resources found online.

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Express Learning with Animated Character Videos!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Some ideas is for students to create a tv commercial, book trailer, digital story, information video, or Public Service Announcement. The post Express Learning with Animated Character Videos!

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Pass That Test! 18 Test Taking Resources and Strategies!

Teacher Reboot Camp

You might feel like me that they are detrimental to learning and a plague on the education system. Therefore, teachers need to help students learn strategies and tips to help them pass tests. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go. All parents should be given this information early, because sometimes students, especially in the primary years, haven’t identified learning disabilities.

Lifelong Learning with Social Bookmarking Tools and Apps

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Social bookmarking helps students visualize and personalize their learning in boards, magazines, or walls! Diigo is a web tool, iOS / Android app, and extension to annotate, curate, and bookmark resources found online.

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Screencast Tools to Demonstrate Student Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! One way for students to demonstrate what they are learning is through screencasts. In a screencast, students video record their digital screen (tablet or computer) and that shows them completing a task.

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Screencast Tools to Demonstrate Student Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! One way for students to demonstrate what they are learning is through screencasts. In a screencast, students video record their digital screen (tablet or computer) and that shows them completing a task.

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Express Learning with Animated Character Videos!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Some ideas is for students to create a tv commercial, book trailer, digital story, information video, or Public Service Announcement.

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Keeping Up with Google: The One Blog to Rule Them All!

Shake Up Learning

appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Here you will find everything from Android to Translate, and including my favorite: Education! This way you don’t have to jump from blog to blog to keep up with what’s going on with Google, Chrome, Android, etc. Bring Kasey Bell and Shake Up Learning to You! Email me at Kasey[at]ShakeUpLearning.com , or submit this PD request form to bring Shake Up Learning to your 2016 event. Shake Up Learning 2016.

Developing Global Citizens Who Champion Change

Teacher Reboot Camp

This is why one of the learning missions in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions in Your Classroom is to get students to take part in an intercultural exchange. These differences will challenge students’ ideals and beliefs and help them extend their learning beyond borders. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go.

How to Use Virtual Reality and Google Expeditions in the Classroom

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Use Virtual Reality and Google Expeditions in the Classroom appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Virtual Reality has the power to transform the future of learning. By giving students an interactive, three-dimensional learning environment, we have the potential to reach learners in ways previously never conceived. Imagine for a moment immersing your students in the ultimate learning environment for your lesson…What does it look like?

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Sensational Ideas for Continuous Student Learning During the Summer

Teacher Reboot Camp

Learning doesn’t have to stop just because students are out of school. Discover more ways to design engaging distance learning experiences by taking my new accredited graduate course , Online Learning: Best Practices to Leverage the Power of Distance Learning.

10 Web Tools and Apps for Creating Avatars

Teacher Reboot Camp

One of the first steps for participating in any social network or online community is creating a digital image of ourselves, an avatar. It is important we get our students to create digital avatars and reflect on their digital identities. I discuss this in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go.

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12 Tools and Resources to Get Students to Create Instructional Videos

Teacher Reboot Camp

Research indicates that one of the most effective ways students learn is by teaching others. In my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions in Your Classroom (published in September), students are sent on a mission to instruct others by creating their own video tutorials. Your students will have a much valuable learning experience if they create their own.

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Virtual Reality Headsets in the Classroom ? All-In-One or Mobile?

Veative

Traditionally, the learning and teaching environment has been constrained by physical space and time. With educator tools like Virtual Reality entering the classroom, education continues to undergo a pedagogical shift where the focus is turned towards bringing students to the center of learning. We will make a quick examination of both devices and see which one may be best suited for providing an immersive learning within classrooms.

8 Web Tools and a Template For Learners to Establish Goals with Vision Boards

Teacher Reboot Camp

Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go. Buncee – educational web tool and iOS app where students add digital content (free images, audio clips, YouTube video, videos, voice recordings, stickers, etc.) Pinterest – free and popular curation web tool, iOS/Android app, and bookmarklet to easily pin inspiring posts, documents, videos, and images to a board. “Vision without action is a daydream.

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8 Cool Resources for Students to Use to Conduct Interviews

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of this critical eye is learning how to gather knowledge from reputable sources. We can help our students learn this important process by getting them to conduct interviews with peers or experts. Conducting interviews and piecing together a newscast is one of the missions in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go.

10 Web Tools and Apps for Creating Screencast Videos

Teacher Reboot Camp

Teaching others is one of the most powerful ways to learn and the first mission in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go. Check out this awesome graphic by Tony Vincent to learn more! Lensoo Create is an iPad and Android app to record what happens on a tablet’s whiteboard.

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9 Web Tools for Creating Digital Magazines

Teacher Reboot Camp

Now, creating a digital magazine is much easier. 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. Students can also use these web tools to design a class yearbook or end-of-year memories digital book! Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go. There are several learning needs friendly features.

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The Thinking and Creativity That Goes Into Game Design

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! GameSalad – design games using drag and drop and learn computer science and programming. Gamestar Mechanic – fun, game-based quests and courses to help students learn game design and make their own video games.

Comic Creation Tools to Engage Learners

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Students of all ages enjoy learning with comics and creating comics. Comics for Fun Learning from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Pixton – on the web and an iOS and Android app to create comics.

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15 Web Tools and Apps for Students to Design Games

Teacher Reboot Camp

Students love playing digital games and research shows that powerful learning can occur with game-based curriculums. 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. We can push the learning to a whole ‘nother level by getting students to design learning games for their peers. Digital Game Creators.

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Comic Creation Tools to Engage Learners

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Students of all ages enjoy learning with comics and creating comics. Comics for Fun Learning from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Pixton – on the web and an iOS and Android app to create comics.

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The Thinking and Creativity That Goes Into Game Design

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! GameSalad – design games using drag and drop and learn computer science and programming. Gamestar Mechanic – fun, game-based quests and courses to help students learn game design and make their own video games.

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

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Students still enjoy creating physical storybooks, but now their stories can be preserved digitally forever with free web tools and apps. Tools and Apps for Creating Digital Storybooks.

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Digital Ways to Appreciate Super Dads! 30+ Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

What a great time to inspire young people to create and learn with some cool web tools and apps by encouraging them to express their appreciation for an important father figure or male role model. Not only do students learn how to edit and design with technology; more importantly, they also experience the joy of using technology to uplift others. Below is a slideshow and infographic filled with ideas and resources to get your students started with their digital gifts.

15 hot edtech trends for 2017

eSchool News

To get a glimpse into what the next 12 months will hold for everything from professional development to digital learning, and from communication to virtual reality, 15 ed tech luminaries looked back on 2016 edtech trends to help predict what’s in store for 2017. Stephen Downes works in the Learning and Performance Support Systems program at the National Research Council, a multi-year effort to develop personal learning technology and learning analytics.

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

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Students still enjoy creating physical storybooks, but now their stories can be preserved digitally forever with free web tools and apps. Tools and Apps for Creating Digital Storybooks.

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STEAM Up Learning with 50 Fabulous Resources!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Below are the slides and resources for my first presentation, STEAM Up the Learning ! Many of the missions in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning with Missions , are aimed at inspiring students to think critically, focus on questions versus answers, conduct hands-on research, and make a difference in the world with their innovations. STEAM Up Learning! Real world learning. Cooperative learning. Students can create games and learn coding!