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5 ISTELive 22 sessions that caught our eye

eSchool News

It’s that time of year again– ISTELive 22 is just around the corner, and this year, the nation’s largest edtech show takes place in New Orleans.

Gamification Stage Three: The Constraint

techlearning

Why We Need To Embrace eSports In Education ] I remember playing Counter Strike with a team someone cobbled together in their dorm room at St. That is why the highest form of gamification, what I call stage 3 , is using video game techniques to create experiences for students. When I started to think about how to package and explain all of this to students, I went back to gamification as I always do. edtech TL Advisor Blog Gamification Games

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5 Flipped Classroom Activities for High School Students

ViewSonic Education

Read on for more information on five specific flipped classroom activities for high school students or visit the ViewSonic Education page for more classroom insights and innovative EdTech solutions. . Presentations form an important part of high school education.

7 Edtech Trends to Watch in 2022: a Startup Guide for Entrepreneurs

ED Surge

As we navigate the roadmap drawn by COVID-19, we know there will continue to be accelerated digital transformation and rapid innovation of education intended to positively impact student outcomes in 2022. Education Technology Edtech Business Market Trends Entrepreneurship Startups

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Virtual Reality Classrooms: An Interview with Matthew Hodge

Adam Watson Edtech Elixirs

The book was endlessly entertaining on several levels, but as an educator, I was particularly intrigued by Cline's description of virtual reality school. It may be a dystopia circa 2045, but these classrooms still set my edtech heart aflame: Just 4 chapters into @erniecline Ready Player One.

Innovative Science Teaching in Grades 6-12

The CoolCatTeacher

From augmented reality to game-based learning and online portfolios, she has a variety of ideas to share about how she amps up her science teaching with technology. SPONSOR: Join a Free Personalized Learning Session with Me and TextHelp! This Thursday, December 6 from 1-3 pm Eastern Time, Edweek is hosting an event about personalized learning. Get ready to talk about Personalized Learning. I incorporate a wide range of educational technologies (ex.

Ed Tech Vocab: Keeping Up with Trends in Education

eSpark

Edtech is being used in classrooms more than ever before. This means that there are more concepts, terms, and trends in education that teachers need to be aware of - but how do you keep track of them all? Keep reading to discover the meaning of some of the most common trends in Edtech.

Ed Tech Vocab: Keeping Up with Trends in Education

eSpark

Edtech is being used in classrooms more than ever before. This means that there are more concepts, terms, and trends in education that teachers need to be aware of - but how do you keep track of them all? Keep reading to discover the meaning of some of the most common trends in Edtech.

21 Top Professional Development Topics For Teachers Now

Cool Cat Teacher

This summer, educators need to get some rest so that we can be our best. However, our professional accreditation requirements are still on track and need to be renewed, as we have to learn and up our abilities for the fall. Social-Emotional Learning. We have to relate to educate.

Power Up Your Classroom with Game Play [interview with Cate Tolnai and Lindsay Blass] – SULS022

Shake Up Learning

The post Power Up Your Classroom with Game Play [interview with Cate Tolnai and Lindsay Blass] – SULS022 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. They share their passion for gamifying the classroom with game-based learning and teaching through play. We discuss what types of classroom environments are appropriate for gamification and ways you can incorporate game-based learning today! Gamification v. Game-Based Learning. [13:43] Shake Up Learning 2019.

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. But did you know, Google Classroom is also a great learning tool for adults, too? Today, I am going to share with you 15 Ways to Use Google Classroom in Professional Learning. If you are in a position where you deliver training and professional development to other educators, this episode is for you! Google Certified Educator Level 1 Academy.

4 Important Lessons from 15 Years in EdTech

Gaggle Speaks

Last week, during the 2015 CoSN Annual Conference , I participated in the CoSN Camp FailFest where leaders in education shared professional failures in order to see future successes. Today, Gaggle provides our Safe Classroom Learning Management System and Safety Management products for Google Apps for Education or Office 365 to millions of students who are creating, collaborating and sharing in a safe environment. Lesson learned #1: Eyeballs are not a business model.

7 e-learning trends for educational institutions in 2017

Neo LMS

Educators around the world either discovered or got better at using technology in their instruction, for both K-12 and higher ed students. Whether they used online courses as a stand-alone teaching technique – or as part of a blended learning environment – teachers did their best in delivering the best education they could. Education technology won’t cease to evolve, that’s for sure, but how exactly will it evolve? Personalized learning.

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Disruptive technologies in Education industry

EdSense

From ancient gurukuls to blackboards to Virtual Reality headsets, the way education has been imparted has transformed drastically over the last few decades. Globalization and Technology advances over the last decade have significantly altered the landscape of the education sector. The growth in the edtech sector is most pronounced in the entire Asia-Pacific region which is predicted to become 54% of the global edtech market by 2020. Gamification.

4 Important Lessons from 15 Years in EdTech

Gaggle Speaks

Last week, during the 2015 CoSN Annual Conference , I participated in the CoSN Camp FailFest where leaders in education shared professional failures in order to see future successes. Today, Gaggle provides our Safe Classroom Learning Management System and Safety Management products for Google Apps for Education or Office 365 to millions of students who are creating, collaborating and sharing in a safe environment. Lesson learned #1: Eyeballs are not a business model.

How can Teachers Increase Social Learning While Teaching Online?

Ask a Tech Teacher

It’s becoming more common to take online classes or blend traditional with online learning. Ila Mishra, a specialist in both LMS and virtual classrooms, has this informative explanation of how teachers can increase their social learning while teaching online classes: Social Learning is defined as learning through observing behavior, attitudes, and outcomes of those behaviors. Learning management systems allow for social learning to take place.

Pre-Order Shake Up Learning NOW, Get the Workshop for FREE!

Shake Up Learning

The post Pre-Order Shake Up Learning NOW, Get the Workshop for FREE! appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Pre-Order Shake Up Learning and Get the Workshop for FREE! If you pre-order between now and April 3, 2018, I’m giving you a special gift–new brand new online course, The Dynamic Learning Workshop! Rapidly evolving technology and the demands of the digital age are transforming not only the way we live but also the way we learn.

30+ YouTube Channels for Teachers

Shake Up Learning

The post 30+ YouTube Channels for Teachers appeared first on Shake Up Learning. YouTube = Learning at Your Fingertips! There are so many ways to learn with YouTube channels for teachers and students! When you want to learn something new these days, most of us head over to YouTube. You can learn just about anything on YouTube: how to fix your dryer, how to create a blog, or how to use Google Docs. edtech #edchat #gsuiteedu Click To Tweet.

How Can K-12 Schools Improve Learning Outcomes with Technology?

Kitaboo on EdTech

Technology is making inroads in every aspect of our lives and education is no exception. Neither can they be satisfied with the filtering down of knowledge from the teacher and the taught – they want answers and they want the education process to be more engaging, real-time, and immersive. This builds the case for educators to harness technology and improve learning outcomes for K-12 school students. Related: Augmented Reality Technology – The Future of Education.

A Visual Cheat Sheet For Education Technology

TeachThought - Learn better.

A Visual Cheat Sheet For Education Technology. And lately, education has had its share of innovation, whether it’s showing up in your local public school/K-20 classroom or not. The following infographic/cheat sheet from @goboundless outlines some of the larger scale (eLearning) or controversial (MOOC) movements, as well as those on the rise (1:1, personalized learning), and providing working definitions for each. Gamification. Blended Learning.

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How to Use Digital Textbooks in the Classroom

Kitaboo on EdTech

The idea and practice of using digital textbooks in classrooms represents a new trend in education. Advantages of Digital Textbooks in Classrooms: A survey by Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) reports that 81% of K-12 teachers believe that digital textbooks enrich classroom education and increase their motivation to learn. They also make it possible for teachers to customize student learning and pick and choose the best content for each subject matter.

Using Google Forms to Streamline Feedback & Document Growth

techlearning

A few weeks ago, I was on our New Jersey Google Educator’s Group (GEG:NJ) show called The Suite Talk hosted by Kim Mattina. This method of using Google Forms is meant as a companion piece to this article I wrote about how I improved my rubrics by turning them into 1-column, hyperdoc-ish rubrics that students use as part of their everyday learning. Also, feel free to join GEG:NJ and learn with us even if you’re not from Jersey because not everyone is perfect.

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New Research Proves Game-Based Learning Works—Here's Why That Matters

Edsurge

A great deal of initial research exists about blended learning techniques such as game-based learning, but adoption has stalled because of a lack of scalable, practical techniques that have also proven effective. Efficacy in edtech needs to be determined by conducting well-controlled, large sample-sized efficacy studies. If new edtech isn’t supported by high quality research, then claims about efficacy are just that—marketing claims. Game based learning is. [an]

Taking Student Voice Beyond The Classroom

techlearning

Especially because there was nothing wrong with them, they had just been let down by the education system. I started embracing student voice by asking them “how do you want to show me what you learned?” They had asked if we could make them something for their new education center to help employees focus. At the same time I started the Innovation Lab in 2016, I was invited to a gamification conference at UPenn. Skype TL Advisor Blog PBL edtech

Celebrating the 3rd anniversary of the NEO Blog

Neo LMS

We learned a lot. From gamification to digital citizenship to PD for teachers to classroom robots and everything in between, the 102 posts that have been published on the NEO Blog in the last 12 months covered oh so many subjects related to education technology and e-learning for educational institutions. 10 Edtech people to watch in 2018 [INFOGRAPHIC]. So here are 10 edtech people to watch this year.

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5 Ways I’ve Redesigned My Rubric and You Should Too

techlearning

If you’ve never heard of design, I’ll give you the simplest, best definition as created by my good friend and design mentor Kevin Jarret : Project-Based Learning + Empathy = Design. I can go on and on about how design-based learning should replace problem, project, and passion-based learning (this -based learning stuff is getting out of control), but what I wanted to share today was how I redesigned my design rubric a few months ago and have been thrilled with the results.

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Transforming and Personalize PD in Your Own District

MSEDTechie

Why have we spent so much time revamping educational programs for students, but we deliver the same old PD for teachers? What about our Digital Age educators? Differentiation and personalized learning opportunities are just as important for teachers--creating empowering learning communities is key. Instead of ”professional development,” we need authentic, personalized “professional learning opportunities” that improve workflow and foster creativity.

What schools should know before launching an LMS [INFOGRAPHIC]

Neo LMS

Launching a learning management system within an educational institution comes with some challenges. An LMS team can be made of IT specialists, edtech coordinators, teachers, school librarians, and other staff members that can pitch in with ideas. You can assemble a team of teachers if the school does not have edtech or IT specialist roles. Do you want to offer blended learning classes? Learn everything about the LMS.

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What?s New: New Tools for Schools

techlearning

Tech & Learning Rounds Up a Summary of New Tools for Schools Software & Online ACHIEVE3000 & ICIVIC ( www.achieve3000.com ) & ( www.icivics.org ) Achieve3000 and iCivics are partnering to offer middle and high school students government and civics lessons designed so that students can learn the fundamentals of American democracy at their own individual reading levels. announced the OneVision Kids Program for K-12 Education Facilities.