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Elementary Technology Favorites by Grade Level

Tech Helpful

Recently one of our fifth grade teachers, Alice Sikkema, was chosen to present in the poster sessions at Georgia Education Technology Conference (GaETC). One of the things shared was the list of "tried and true" technology usage by grade level at our elementary school. You will immediately see that our teachers have access to iPads and many of their choices are iOS apps but often there are web versions and android apps for these as well.

5 Simple Ways to Improve Physical Education w/ #Edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

This conversation is so much fun and will give PE teachers and coaches lots of ideas for using technology to improve sports performance and get fit. I travel the world helping #physed teachers use technology more meaningfully in their classes. Transcript of episode 70 5 Simple Ways to Improve Physical Education w/ #Edtech with Jarrod Robinson the PE Geek. geek is helping us learn five simple ways to improve physical education with technology.

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Simple Virtual Reality in the Classroom with Google Streetview and Google Cardboard with Donnie Piercey

The CoolCatTeacher

I kind of showed them this App called Google Street View [link] which is on iPhone and Android. But what’s cool about it is that you can, either a 360 camera like the Ricoh Theta S, or you know Samsung has one as well now, or even your own camera on your iPhone or Android phone, you can actually create an upload your own 360 degree images to Google Maps. Now what did they learn as they did this, besides all of the incredible technology?

Screencast Tools to Demonstrate Student Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

With this kind of technology students can explain their own thinking when solving word problems, create a video tutorial demonstrating how to use an app or web tool, label and explain a diagram, or create instructional videos. Discover more ways to integrate technology effectively by taking one of my fully accredited online courses or get one of my books ! Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar !

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Disintermediating IT: The Secret Sauce To Small School EdTech Success

There is no box

I was their first full time “IT Guy” And when I say full time, I’m stretching a bit, as I was actually farmed out to one of the feeder elementary schools for 2 days a week. The high school district was fortunate enough to recognize that to make forward progress with technology, they had to make a change. The main reason: the shift towards authentic technology integration into everyday instruction is happening right now.

Putting the “T” in STEM! 60+ Resources for Teaching Children with Technology!

Teacher Reboot Camp

“Yes, kids love technology, but they also love Legos, scented markers, handstands, books, and mud puddles. They also love technology, but we must ensure that children learn early on balance and digital safety. When a child begins to use technology, especially technology connected to the Internet, they must also learn how to protect themselves and learn wellness. For the past 20 years, I have used technology to teach children all over the world!

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

Teacher Reboot Camp

Discover more ways to integrate technology effectively by taking one of my fully accredited online courses or get one of my books ! Book Creator – Web, iOS and Android app to create and publish digital books with personal photos, audio, video, and more. Elementari – Create a free class account for up to 30 students. My Storybook – This web tool requires no registration and is simple to use with very young learners and elementary students.

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The Thinking and Creativity That Goes Into Game Design

Teacher Reboot Camp

Discover more ways to integrate technology effectively by taking one of my fully accredited online courses or get one of my books ! Elementary to high school students love these tools that provide teachers with lesson plans and a standards-aligned curriculum. TinyTap (iOS/Android)- create simple, fun games with students’ images and sound effects. Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Students can design a game in any subject to assess their peers.

Best EdTech of 2016

Graphite Blog

It's a heartening trend; the best edtech developers are taking the lessons (both good and bad) of the last few years to heart and delivering products at a higher level of quality than we've seen in the past. Price: $1.99; Platform: Android, iOS; Grades: Pre-K–3. Price: $7.99; Platform: iOS, Android; Grades: 1–4. Zearn has two big strengths that set it apart from other elementary digital math curricula.

Screencast Tools to Demonstrate Student Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

With this kind of technology students can explain their own thinking when solving word problems, create a video tutorial demonstrating how to use an app or web tool, label and explain a diagram, or create instructional videos. Discover more ways to integrate technology effectively by taking one of my fully accredited online courses or get one of my books ! Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar !

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How to Create a Class Brand (and much more!) with Tony Vincent – SULS011

Shake Up Learning

I’m excited for today’s conversation with one of my favorite edtech gurus! 16:50] – Tony talks about the kinds of technology he has access to and the activities he’s been doing with his students. [19:37] In this fantastic conversation with @TonyVincent, you’ll learn to create a class brand using technology and creativity. shakeuplearning #edtech. Quik app for Android. Share one of your favorite technology or instructional tips.

12 Awesome Ideas for Ending the School Year

Teacher Reboot Camp

Discover more ways to integrate technology effectively by taking one of my fully accredited online courses or get one of my books ! This is one of the ideas suggested in my book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch Edtech Missions in Your Classroom. Buncee , Elementari , My Story Book , Make Beliefs Comix , Storybird , and Book Creator are free digital storytelling web tools that students of all ages enjoy!

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 11 Edition)

Doug Levin

Otherwise, here’s what caught my eye the week of March 13, 2017 – news, tools, and reports about education, public policy, technology, and innovation – including a little bit about why. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 11 Edition). Technology used to target UAE’s cheating students | The National → "We were saying technology helps students cheat, now, we’d say it’s helping them understand unethical behaviour better than ever."

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The Beginner’s Guide to the Hour of Code

Shake Up Learning

modern browsers, iOS and Android. modern browsers, iOS and Android. Kodable Curriculum for Elementary. Coding Computer Science edtech educational technology Free Resources for teachers Guide Hour of Code Instructional Technology Mobile Learning STEM Student Centered coding csedweek hour of codeThe post The Beginner’s Guide to the Hour of Code appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The Hour of Code is coming! Are you ready?

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

Teacher Reboot Camp

Discover more ways to integrate technology effectively by taking one of my fully accredited online courses or get one of my books ! Book Creator – Web, iOS and Android app to create and publish digital books with personal photos, audio, video, and more. Elementari – Create a free class account for up to 30 students. My Storybook – This web tool requires no registration and is simple to use with very young learners and elementary students.

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The Thinking and Creativity That Goes Into Game Design

Teacher Reboot Camp

Discover more ways to integrate technology effectively by taking one of my fully accredited online courses or get one of my books ! Elementary to high school students love these tools that provide teachers with lesson plans and a standards-aligned curriculum. TinyTap (iOS/Android)- create simple, fun games with students’ images and sound effects. Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Students can design a game in any subject to assess their peers.

Google Teacher Tribe Podcast | Episode 2 Karly Moura

Shake Up Learning

You can play the first episode using the player below, or subscribe on iOS , Android , Stitcher or RSS. You can subscribe to the Podcast on iOS , Android , Stitcher or RSS. Episode 2 Show Notes: Karly Moura is a Teacher On Special Assignment (Instructional Coach & Educational Technology Support Teacher) at Sun Terrace Elementary School, MDUSD. House of #EdTech Podcast from our Producer, Christopher Nesi. gttribe #SUL #DitchBook #edtech.

10 Google Classroom Tips You Didn’t Know – SULS029

Shake Up Learning

gsuiteedu #edtech #shakeuplearning. Did you know there are some features in Google Classroom that are ONLY available on mobile (iOS and Android)? Here are the step-by-step directions on iOS and Android. #2: Many teachers like to create topics for subjects (great for elementary), weeks, units of study, and more. Archival is now available in the Google Classroom mobile app on Android and iOS.

An ‘Epic’ Fundraise: Children’s Digital Book Subscription Startup Nabs $8 Million

Edsurge

Available on the web, iOS, Android and Kindle devices, Epic currently reaches five million children, its co-founder Kevin Donahue claims, with 24 million books read in April alone. elementary schools. Education Technology Financing Edtech BusinessBuilding a “Netflix for books” service has proven notoriously difficult. The past three years has witnessed a number of efforts, including Oyster, Entitle and Scribd, shut down or shake up their business models.

Google Expeditions Tour Creator

techlearning

Something that couldn’t really be replicated for cheaper money at the time due to the release of the free Expeditions app on Android only that summer. cross posted at Reflecting on Technology in Education Eric Lawson has spent 16 years in the elementary classroom and as a technology integrator. He is currently the Director of Technology & Libraries for the York School Department in York, Maine. edtech Virtual Reality Google Apps TL Advisor Blog

Robot Maker Wonder Workshop Raises a $20M Series B to Expand Internationally

Edsurge

Students use an iOS or Android app to code commands for the robots. Wonder Workshop claims that more than 4,000 elementary schools in the US and 2,000 across the rest of the world have incorporated Dash and Dot into their curricula already. Education Technology Financing Edtech BusinessWonder Workshop is dashing towards new markets, especially China.

5 Awesome Google Drive Apps

techlearning

They are porting Android apps over to Chrome, encouraging developers to develop dynamic web apps, and they are helping developers to add apps to Google Drive. 5 Tools to Teach Coding to Late Elementary Students ] Google Drawing, Google My Maps, and Google Sites Yep, I know this is cheating a bit, but I think it's worth discussing. TL Advisor Blog Google Apps edtechGoogle is being Google, and they are in the process of shifting one of their approaches to their suite of tools.

3 Websites to Gamify Your Math Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

Most elementary age kids I know love math, but that changes when they matriculate to middle school. To turn those numbers around, parents and teachers alike are looking to technology. Not surprisingly, Dimension U’s awards have spanned a decade, including several Codies, MacWorld Editor’s Choice, a Stanford Summit commendation, accolades from EdNet and Edtech, Computers for Youth, and about six more. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-8 technology for 15 years.

Drones Take Flight as Latest K–12 Learning Tool

EdTech Magazine

The New Media Consortium , which publishes its annual “Horizon Report for K-12” previewing the technologies likely to impact education in the coming five years, forecast back in 2015 that by 2019, we would see drones playing a role in education. . And while schools are coming to drones from a variety of directions, they are all finding that this technology offers learning opportunities for students that touch on every part of their curriculums.

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Company Offers Free Facial Recognition Software to Boost School Security

EdTech Magazine

Facial recognition technology , which would allow schools and law enforcement to quickly identify who is entering their schools and when could give school districts a powerful means to make schools even safer. We are proud to give our leading-edge SAFR for K-12 technology solution to every elementary, middle, and high school in America and Canada. SIGN UP : Get more news from the EdTech newsletter in your inbox every two weeks!

What to Look for When Purchasing an Education Projector

ViewSonic Education

Understanding the key technologies and specifications can help you find your best-fit education projector. They include: Projection technology. Color processing technology. Projectors and large-screen displays are both useful technologies. With so many benefits to offer, it’s not surprising that projection technology has flourished. Interactive technology is one of the fastest growing edtech categories. Projection Technology.

The Ultimate Teacher Gift Guide 2017

Shake Up Learning

I have curated over fifity items here for teachers, principals, technology specialist, or anyone! edtech #edchat #k12 Click To Tweet. k12 #edchat #edtech Click To Tweet. Straight Outta Pencils: Funny Notebook for Kindergarten and Elementary School Teachers (Composition Book Journal) (7 x 10 Large). . Android Wear Watches. . Chromebooks gadgets gifts Google Virtual Reality Wearable Technology christmas gifts gift guide holiday gifts

Learning in Hand is Now on Instagram

Learning in Hand

My Instagram posts are about classroom ideas and technology tips. This is in the hallway outside @KristenBrooks77’s iPad Lab at Woodstock Elementary School in Georgia. ipaded #edapps #elementary #edtech. edtech #ipaded #gafe #chromebook #chrome #keynote. periscopeteachers #periscopeEDU #periscopeout #edtech. Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 14, 21-53. Pic Collage is on iOS, Android, Fire, and Windows 10.

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18 Distance Learning Tools with Sound Privacy Practices

Graphite Blog

With so many great edtech tools available, deciding which to use with your students can be a big task. One important question school administrators and educators ask when choosing new classroom technology is: How does this tool protect student privacy? This is why Common Sense Education, with the help of our Privacy Program and its more than 250 district partners, provides privacy ratings on the learning review pages of hundreds of popular edtech products.

CES2017 Best of Show Tech Tools

EdTechTeam

What’s next in edtech? From VR devices to programming, and from creation apps to creativity tools, expect to see an evolution of the tools you already love and new technologies that will surely engage your students in this compilation of resources. CES2017 The best of show from the CES2017 Conference, the largest global gathering technology trade show, has been curated by tech publications like Wired , Engadget , and PC.

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14 Ways Students Can Celebrate Valentine’s Day!

techlearning

Connecting students with peers worldwide is one of the missions in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions. game on iOS and Android. Instead of eating the candy hearts, you can instruct your elementary students to save them to learn science with this candy hearts experiment. cross posted at teacherrebootcamp.com Shelly Terrell is an education consultant, technology trainer, and author.

What’s New: New Tools for Schools

techlearning

The contest invites elementary school teachers and families to take a pledge to teach kids how to “earn, save, spend and donate” for a chance to win $10,000 for their local school – plus an additional $1,000 for the charity of their choice. edtech market. The projectors provide enhanced wireless display technology, letting teachers connect the projector to up to 50 Chromebooks, PCs, Mac computers, iOS and Android devices.

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Building your PLN : #SVSUMMIT thanks to EdSurge

My Paperless Classroom

edtech #edchat -- also it''s cocktail hour :-) pic.twitter.com/CUyrDhEv6E Mathbreakers @themathbreakers · Sat, Nov 02 2013 17:06:38 Reply Retweet Favorite Here is a great Resource, Thanks for sharing Lucy! UbOk5PqJZ0 Sat, Nov 02 2013 16:06:46 Reply Retweet Favorite Joan Young @flourishingkids So exciting today to see so many educators eager to share their opinions on #edtech products at #SVsummit13 ! Future urban planners and makers #edtech #edgames #SVsummit13 t.co/DTxDWKo7ng

How Can We Be Effective Members Of Our Educational Associations?

TeacherCast

Subscribe via RSS Subscribe on Android Follow @TeacherCast. Dan is also the elementary coordinator for his local education association, The Franklin Township Education Association. The House of EdTech. He is currently the Coordinator for Technology Integration for the Westwood Regional School District in New Jersey. Download. Listen in a New Window. iTunes. Stitcher. SoundCloud. Leave a Review. Clammr It. Leave a VoiceMail.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via Fortune : “ Android Co-Founder To Lead Google ’s New Education Project.” The non-profit Technology for Education Consortium is partnering with an ed-tech company Lea(R)n “to use the latter company’s technology platform to collect and analyze data around ed-tech purchasing , including the RFPs and contract terms that go with the purchases,” according to EdWeek’s Market Brief.