EdTech Acronyms Explained

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Windows, Android). STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths. Tagged: acronym , acronyms , edtech , education , exxample , learning , tech , technology , terms. education acronym acronyms edtech exxample learning tech technology termsThe amount of new acronyms in the educational technology world is staggering… and often overwhelming for educators. In fact, this list will be up to date for a few hours and then more acronyms and terms will come along!

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Digital Research and Curation with Social Bookmarking Tools

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Part of the December 2020 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Students can also contribute to Diigo is a web tool, iOS / Android app, and extension to annotate, curate, and bookmark resources found online. Social bookmarking apps have leveled up research.

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Tips, Tools and Resources for Awesome Student Video Projects

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Part of the December 2020 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Students can edit videos with Open Shot , ClipChamp , WeVideo (recommended for Chromebooks), iMovie, Splice app (iOS), and VidEditor (Android). Students enjoy producing their own videos.

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Level Up Your Virtual Teaching with Screencasting Tools!

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Part of the December 2020 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Explain Everything (iOS, Android and Chromebooks) and Educreations (iOS and the web) are similar tools with a whiteboard you can add pdfs, images, drawings, shapes, colors, text, audio, and more!

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Create and Send Meaningful Greetings

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Part of the December 2020 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Canva (web/iOS/Android)- Register for free and access several greeting card templates, beautiful fonts, stickers and icons. This year we could all use some cheer!

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

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Part of the December 2020 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Lucid Chart is available on the web and on iOS and Android devices. Mindmeister is free mind mapping tool and available as an iOS and Android app, extension, add-on, and web app.

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Ideas and Resources for Outdoor Learning

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Part of the December 2020 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! MIT encourages students to document the nature they see through photos and descriptions with ProjectNoah.org (iOS/Android). Students spend so much time with their digital devices and indoors.

10+ QR Code Activities to Inspire Curiosity and Engage Learners

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These apps are available for Android and iOS devices. Create your own QR codes with these free websites and apps: Quickmark (Android/iOS/Website)- Scan QR codes with this free app. i-Nigma (Android/iOS/Website)- Scan QR codes with this free app. Effective Technology Integration Mobile Learning Curiosity edtech mlearning mobile learning qr qr codes STEAM STEM

Screencast Tools to Demonstrate Student Learning

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Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Explain Everything (iOS, Android and Chromebooks), Educreations (iOS and the web) and ShowMe (iOS, Android and Chromebooks) are similar with a blank canvas you can add pdfs, images, drawings, shapes, colors, text, audio, and more! Seesaw (web, iOS, Android, Chromebook, and Kindle Fire) is the digital portfolio platform I currently use with my elementary students.

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

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Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Canva (web/iOS/Android)- Register for free and access several greeting card templates, beautiful fonts, stickers and icons. Pic-Collage (iOS/Android/Microsoft)- Students can choose from festive backgrounds and add photos, text, and stickers. Sincerely Ink (web/iOS/Android)- Students choose from professional greeting card templates, can upload their own photos, and add text.

Lifelong Learning with Social Bookmarking Tools and Apps

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Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Diigo is a web tool, iOS / Android app, and extension to annotate, curate, and bookmark resources found online. Pearltrees is a web tool, iOS / Android app, and extension to categorize, curate and visualize bookmarks. Livebinders is a web tool, iOS / Android app, and extension made for educators to place bookmarks as tabs in a digital notebook.

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Superhero Activities to Empower Students

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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. Super Power FX is an iOS / Android app to add super power effects on a video. Book Creator is an iOS/Android app for creating comics and digital books. Superhero STEM Resources! STEM Superhero activities for children.

Express Learning with Animated Character Videos!

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Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Toontastic is an Android and iOS app for creating videos with fun 3D characters designed by your students. Plotagon is an Android, iOS app and web tool for creating animated videos by choosing a scene, creating and adding actors, and writing the dialogue. A fun way and safe way for students to share their knowledge is through animated character videos.

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Comic Creation Tools to Engage Learners

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Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Pixton – on the web and an iOS and Android app to create comics. To thank you for your sharing, friendship and support over the years I am sharing free tips, learning resources, web tools and apps for 25 days in my Digital December STEM Advent Calendar. Students of all ages enjoy learning with comics and creating comics.

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Encouraging Students to Set Goals for the New Year

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Part of the December 2020 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Pic-Collage is an iOS and Android app for creating visual collages that can include video. Events Holidays Tech Tips December Digital Advent Calendar STEAM STEM STEM Calendar STEM Calendar 2020

Tools to Inspire Students to Map Out the Brilliance in Their Minds

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Part of the December 2020 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Lucid Chart is available on the web and on iOS and Android device. Events Holidays Tech Tips blueprint December design Digital Advent Calendar engineering design process STEAM STEM STEM Calendar STEM Calendar 2020

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

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Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Book Creator – Web, iOS and Android app to create and publish digital books with personal photos, audio, video, and more. To thank you for your sharing, friendship and support over the years I am sharing free tips, learning resources, web tools and apps for 25 days in my Digital December STEM Advent Calendar. I still remember the storybooks I created when I was younger.

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The Thinking and Creativity That Goes Into Game Design

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Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! TinyTap (iOS/Android)- create simple, fun games with students’ images and sound effects. To thank you for your sharing, friendship and support over the years I am sharing free tips, learning resources, web tools and apps for 25 days in my Digital December STEM Advent Calendar. Students can design a game in any subject to assess their peers.

Video Project Ideas, Resources, and Tools

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Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Students can edit their videos with Open Shot , ClipChamp , iMovie, WeVideo (recommended for Chromebooks), Splice (iOS) and VidEditor (Android). To thank you for your sharing, friendship and support over the years I am sharing free tips, learning resources, web tools and apps for 25 days in my Digital December STEM Advent Calendar. Students of all ages enjoy producing their own videos.

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

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Currently, I am the Computer and Technology Teacher for over 450 elementary students at a STEM Charter School. For a quick view of my top tips download my slide presentation free, Teaching the “T” in STEM! Teaching the “T” in STEM: Technology for Young Learners from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Alphabetimals is a website and app (iOS, Android) to learn the alphabet in fun ways. Getting Children Involved with Edtech.

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12 Tools and Resources to Get Students to Create Instructional Videos

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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. Suggested free web apps- create how-to videos with the Darby iOS app , Get-Puppet iOS app , Explain Everything iOS/Android app, Lensoo iOS/Android app, Show Me iOS/Android app, and Educreations iOS app.

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Learn With QR Codes! 22+ Apps, Web Tools and Activities

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Create QR codes on your mobile device with the Quickmark app, which allows students to scan and create QR codes with an iOS, Android, or Windows phone. Scan QR codes on your mobile device with the I-nigma app, which allows students to scan QR codes with an iOS, Android, or Windows phone. Mobile Learning Curiosity edtech mlearning mobile learning qr qr codes reading STEAM STEM student creation

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STEAM Up Learning with 50 Fabulous Resources!

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The field of Science, Technology, Engineering, ART and Math (STEM/STEAM) is at the heart of innovation, discovery and curiosity. The resources below will help you support your students by walking them through the steps of the Engineering Design Process and also helping them understand the importance of STEM and being a problem solver! TeachEngineering is a free K to 12 STEM curriculum.

STEAM It Up with the 8 C’s! 50+ Ideas & Resources

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Recently, I was in Indiana presenting about teaching Science Technology Engineering Arts Math (STEAM/STEM) in ways that engage digital learners. My favorite comic creators are Pixton (Web/iOS/Android), Makebeliefs , ToonDoon , Friendstrip and Comics Head. These free apps are my favorite for keeping ongoing observation journals- ProjectNoah.org (iOS/Android), Zydeco Inquiry (iOS), BioKIDS (iOS), and Evernote (Web/iOS/Android). STEAM STEM , by shellyterrell.

STEAM Up Learning Outdoors! 15+ Ideas to Try Now or this Summer!

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The field of Science, Technology, Engineering, ART and Math (STEM/STEAM) is at the heart of innovation, discovery and curiosity. Sadly, many learners, especially minorities and females, aren’t pursuing careers in STEM fields, because they don’t see themselves as problem-solvers or innovators. STEAM/STEM Resources and Activities. Observation logs are just one of the 32 resources in Hacking Learning with Edtech Missions.

Digital Poets! Web Tools, Apps, & Lesson Ideas

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share their poetry in digital books with web tools and apps like Storybird , LittleBirdTales , and Book Creator (IOS / Android) app. English Language Teaching Tech Tips digital poetry digital poets edtech national poetry month poems poetry STEAM STEM word clouds“Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.” ” – Robert Frost.

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Safe Search Engines and Research Websites for Students

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Part of the December 2020 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! DOGO News is a website and iOS/Android app for K to 12 students to find current events and research based articles. Too often students will just Google or YouTube topics when they are curious.

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22 Ideas for Playful Learning Outdoors

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If you like these ideas then be sure to check out my new book published this summer with more ideas, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions in Your Classroom. MIT encourages students to document the nature they see through photos and descriptions in the apps ProjectNoah.org (iOS/Android), Zydeco Inquiry (iOS), and BioKIDS (iOS). PokemonGo (iOS/Android) is a popular free AR game students use to explore outdoors.

Wow Them with the Solar Eclipse on Aug. 21st!

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In my newest book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions in Your Classroom (out soon), I’ve dedicated one of the missions to citizen science projects. Learners can join the Solar Eclipse 2017 Life Responds citizen science project and record eclipse-related animal behavior with the iNaturalist iOS/Android app. Effective Technology Integration Teacher Tips citizen science solar eclipse STEAM STEM total solar eclipse

Mock It Up! 9 Tools for Learners to Design, Blueprint, and Visualize Their Innovations

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Creating a blueprint or floor plan also meets Science, Technology, Engineering, ART and Math (STEM/STEAM) standards. Lucid Chart is available on the web and on iOS and Android device. Students can use this virtual museum Google Slides template from David Lee Edtech. Effective Technology Integration augmented reality blueprint design edtechmissions Engineering graph math mission based learning Mission minded learning science STEAM STEM Virtual Reality

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Mock It Up! 9 Tools for Learners to Design, Blueprint, and Visualize Their Innovations

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Creating a blueprint or floor plan also meets Science, Technology, Engineering, ART and Math (STEM/STEAM) standards. Lucid Chart is available on the web and on iOS and Android device. Students can use this virtual museum Google Slides template from David Lee Edtech. Effective Technology Integration augmented reality blueprint design edtechmissions Engineering graph math mission based learning Mission minded learning science STEAM STEM Virtual Reality

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Make a Difference in the World as a Citizen Scientist

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I’m so excited about the rich learning experience citizen science offers our students that I’ve dedicated one of the missions in my newest book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions in Your Classroom, to facilitating students in their role as “citizen scientists” who share their field research with the world. Effective Technology Integration citizen science citizen scientist digital citizenship digital research STEAM STEM

STEAM It Up for Struggling Students! 15+ Resources

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Teachers often share resources with these keywords- Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) and Science Technology Engineering Arts Math (STEAM/STEM). Top Literacy Tools & Apps- Google App ( click here for Google resources ), Rewordify.com , Subtext.com and free iPad app, Hemingwayapp.com , Grammarly , Quizlet iOS/Android Apps, and Google Templates. Recommended apps include BookCreator iOS/Android App , Educreations , and Evernote. STEAM STEM , by shellyterrell.

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

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Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Canva (web/iOS/Android)- Register for free and access several greeting card templates, beautiful fonts, stickers and icons. Pic-Collage (iOS/Android/Microsoft)- Students can choose from festive backgrounds and add photos, text, and stickers. Sincerely Ink (web/iOS/Android)- Students choose from professional greeting card templates, can upload their own photos, and add text.

Lifelong Learning with Social Bookmarking Tools and Apps

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Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Diigo is a web tool, iOS / Android app, and extension to annotate, curate, and bookmark resources found online. Pearltrees is a web tool, iOS / Android app, and extension to categorize, curate and visualize bookmarks. Livebinders is a web tool, iOS / Android app, and extension made for educators to place bookmarks as tabs in a digital notebook.