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Extending Classroom Discussions with Technology

Dr. Shannon Doak's Blog

Classroom discussions are a great way to get students to think about a topic and take that thinking deeper. As a student, I always loved classroom discussions. The problem with classroom discussion. Technology to enhance and extend classroom discussions.

Savvy #ISTE17 Interviews: BYOD ISTE Sessions for Tuesday

Teacher Reboot Camp

This year Cori helped oversee the BYOD sessions. Cori gives a quick overview of Monday’s BYOD sessions. I have included a list of BYOD sessions you could attend today, Tuesday, with times listed and room numbers. Tuesday BYOD Sessions. iPad Art & ‘Tra-Dgital’ Approaches to Learning in Hands-On Creative Classrooms (B306). PokemonGoEdu in the Classroom: Gotta Teach ’em All (B305). Podcasting in the Classroom: Why & How?

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PDF FlipBook on a Chromebook.

Dr. Shannon Doak's Blog

I have already written a post about working with PDFs on a Chromebook. I have also written about creating eBooks on Chromebooks. It is a great addition to your classroom Chromebooks or your student owned Chromebooks.

Making Thinking Visible Using Technology

Dr. Shannon Doak's Blog

They are short, easy-to-learn mini-strategies that extend and deepen students’ thinking and become part of the fabric of everyday classroom life.” What I would like to focus on in this post is how technology can be used to support Thinking Routines and Making Thinking Visible.

The Secret to Effective Technology Integration in Schools

The CoolCatTeacher

Powerful Learning First, Technology Second From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Powerful learning first technology second. What does this mean in the classroom? ” And in the blank insert Chromebook, iPads, BYOD, or laptops.

Using Technology to Extend Speaking Practice in a Language Classroom.

Dr. Shannon Doak's Blog

Often, in a language classroom, students have ample time to do all of these, but at home, work is usually focused on the reading and writing aspect of the language. This is where technology can help! Imagine being able to create an online environment that enables the practice of both listening and speaking while at home, away from the classroom! Android BYOD Chrome Can Chromebooks ePortfolios Innovation My Thoughts Uncategorized

Textbooks optional: What unbundling and BYOD mean for learning technology

eSchool News

Today’s educators are looking to Chromebooks , smartphones and maker spaces to enhance their teaching. As digital natives, today’s students have grown up with technology integrated into every aspect of their lives, and education is no exception. Enter the age of BYOD.

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"Teachers Talk Technology" Report Creates Snapshot of Classroom Technology Use

techlearning

Today, MDR, a division of Dun & Bradstreet, released the second in its State of the K-12 Market Report 2018 series, Teachers Talk Technology , creating a snapshot of how teachers across the country are using classroom technology.

How to Launch an Instructional Technology Strategy

techlearning

Join us to learn how to plan and execute an instructional technology strategy that supports your digital learning needs. About the Speakers: CHRISTIE BOEN - Christie Boen is the Instructional Technology Coach and District Librarian at Bend-La Pine School District in Oregon.

6 Pillars to Successfully Integrate Technology In Your 1:1 Classroom

Securly

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) conducted a study on the correlation between test performance and technology usage in the classroom. Here are the six domains for success, each accompanied by a tip to aid you in applying each to your own classroom: 1.

International Podcast Day: Podcasts to Improve Learning

Dr. Shannon Doak's Blog

In this post, I will share some links to other posts I have made regarding podcasting in the classroom. I would like to clarify my thoughts about podcasts and why I think they are a great addition to the classroom. Chrome Can: Podcasting in the Classroom.

Using Screencasting and Google Slides to Make an Authentic Language Project

Dr. Shannon Doak's Blog

This project is fantastic for the second language classroom because it enables the student to practice using the target language in all the modes of communication and it also gives them a finished product that is easier to share.

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MDR’s New Teachers Talk TechnologyReport Creates Snapshot of Classroom Technology Use

techlearning

July 18, 2018 – Today, MDR, a division of Dun & Bradstreet, released the second in its State of the K-12 Market Report 2018 series, Teachers Talk Technology , creating a snapshot of how teachers across the country are using classroom technology. SHELTON, Conn.

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The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017

Securly

In December 2010, The Journal –“t he leading Technology based education publication for K-12 and higher education”– published an article with a 5-prong prediction for the following year. Now, we know that edtech has been proven to improve test scores and overall classroom engagement.

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Content, patience and a plan: How to launch an instructional technology strategy

techlearning

FREE Webinar | September 13, 2018 | 3:00 PM EDT Join us to learn how to plan and execute an instructional technology strategy that supports your digital learning needs. Increase the success in your classroom!

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30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom. ” What are some examples of disruptions in the classroom, then? 30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom . Planned obsolescence of mobile technology. District-level BYOD programs. Robotics in the classroom.

Impero Education Pro, SMART partner on classroom management

eSchool News

Impero and SMART Technologies Inc. recently announced that Impero has been selected as the vendor of choice for SMART Sync™ customers wishing to move to the next generation of classroom management solutions. Curriculum Mobile and Handheld Technologies News Top News

Student Response Tools for the Digital Classroom

Class Tech Integrate

As classrooms become more connected through technology, teachers have several choices when it comes to selecting a Student Response Tool to use with student devices. Poll Everywhere Poll Everywhere is a great option for the BYOD environment.

Klein Independent School District Enables Smart Classrooms

techlearning

Aruba today announced that Klein ISD, a rapidly-growing school district in Klein, Texas, has completed a three-year, district-wide technology refresh built upon the Aruba Mobile First Architecture.

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Student Response Tools for the Digital Classroom

Class Tech Integrate

As classrooms become more connected through technology, teachers have several choices when it comes to selecting a Student Response Tool to use with student devices. Poll Everywhere Poll Everywhere is a great option for the BYOD environment.

Trends to watch in 2015: education and technology

Bryan Alexander

What can we expect in 2016 from the intersection of technology and education? I’m building on previous posts about trends in technology and educational contexts , plus my FTTE report, naturally. Educational technology trends. education and technology future of education

How teachers address cell phones in class

Ask a Tech Teacher

When students want to do quick research on a topic, look up a word, run a calculation, or review a concept, they can hop on a cell phone much faster than logging into a Chromebook or laptop. Do be sure they realize a wide variety of technology is part of your class.

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Disruptive Devices: Managing and Maintaining Diverse Technology

District Administration

But, the expansion of 1-to-1 and BYOD initiatives, flipped classrooms, and anytime-anywhere learning has created a variety of management challenges. Administrators are faced with managing a proliferation of laptops, smartphones, tablets, Chromebooks and other devices with small staffs and limited budgets

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The Promise and Perils of Technology in Education

Reading By Example

Technology in schools is a neutral resource. It does not harm or help student learning when put into classrooms. Only when technology is employed by the teacher to serve as part of the learning experience does it have any impact, positive or otherwise.

The Promise and Perils of Technology in Education

Reading By Example

Technology in schools is a neutral resource. It does not harm or help student learning when put into classrooms. Only when technology is employed by the teacher to serve as part of the learning experience does it have any impact, positive or otherwise.

Using Curriculet for Short Reading Texts & PARCC Prep

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Since it is web-browser based, Curriculet can be used on any device or computer which is a must for my BYOD, 1:1 one day a week with Chromebooks classroom. 1:1 BYOD common core curriculet flipping PARCC Reading

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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. Some obstacles can be assisted with the support of technology. Model technology use.

Discovering the “Ultimate Classroom”: A Student Led Project Based Learning Inquiry

EdTechTeam

As a teacher, I knew all about project based learning and how rewarding it could be for students, but I struggled to imagine how I would make it work in my 4th grade classroom. We explored grant writing to learn about how grants are one way to bring new things into a classroom.

#Flipclass Workflow

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Edmodo Edmodo is my online classroom space. From posting the daily agenda to taking quizzes to connecting with others, everything is done in Edmodo as you can see from the list below and public folder of classroom examples. I break up each main classroom group into smaller sub groups.

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Computing, Cost Savings and the Cloud: The Value of Virtualization

EdTech Magazine

Even amid the proliferation of mobile technology in K–12 schools through BYOD programs and one-to-one computing, desktop computers remain a popular choice. This article is part of the "Connect IT: Bridging the Gap Between Education and Technology" series.

5 steps for implementing a 1:1 program

Neo LMS

The device is usually offered by the school, but with the spread of BYOD programs, this no longer stands true all the time. This isn’t to say that classroom instruction should be completely swapped with online teaching and learning.

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Active Reading Strategies Using the DocHub Chrome App – from Beth Holland

EdTechTeacher

This post first appeared on Free Technology for Teachers. However, until recently, it has been a bit cumbersome to highlight, add notes, and draw on documents – particularly in a BYOD environment with Macbooks, Windows laptops, and Chromebooks.

Be Wary of Putting the Cart Before the Horse

A Principal's Reflections

" Unless you get instructional design right, technology can only increase the speed and certainty of failure " - William Horton As budgets expand or money becomes available at the end of a school year, the knee jerk reaction of many schools is to go all in and spend it as quickly as possible.

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Here's How Single Sign-On Saved One District 2,500 Hours of Instructional Time Per Month

Edsurge

teachers were stressed out about logging in to the point where some would just give up on using technology and go back to their regular pen and paper process. In his 16 years of working in IT, Tam Nguyen has grown uncomfortably familiar with these types of calls and the resulting reluctance of teachers to adopt new technologies. This technology allows students and staff to access multiple applications and resources with a single username and password.

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It’s About the Learning, Not the Technology … Until It Breaks

Graphite Blog

Management and support of technology is a lot like managing and caring for people. Technology is much the same. The advantage with technology is that it’s easier to uninstall/reinstall or swap out parts! So, how do we deal with the challenge of managing the “health” of our school’s or district’s technology? As technologies evolve and improve, it is critical that technology support models evolve with the technology.