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The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017


Now, we know that edtech has been proven to improve test scores and overall classroom engagement. But, how does the 2010 vision for edTech match what’s actually happening today? “There will be more momentum for mobile devices in classrooms with an eye toward affordable alternatives to traditional 1:1 rollouts.” Given that many children were acquiring iPads for personal use, some schools adopted a Bring Your Own Device ( BYOD) Policy.

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CSI: Salinas

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

The final project can be completed on paper, using word processing skills and completed using a student''s BYOD device. A student''s smartphone or tablet does not have to just be used for a special occasion in the classroom. For the BYOD component and to make up for not doing an actual mock-trial, students would work in groups comprised of people with the same court case and position. Teaching students to infer and formulate arguments can easily be in context of a novel.


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If We Could Write 10,000 Words.

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

While the Common Core Curriculum Standards are supposed to provide English teachers with a common core of skills and texts, English classes are not standardized because the scope is too broad. I attempted humor in part one of the post and tried showing how my life mirrors writing in the English classroom (not a dedicated writing class).

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Claco: Teachers & Technology Team Up

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In my previously paper-based classroom, I had shelves with 3 ring binders of each unit and novels studied, and file folders of resources stashed (ok, crammed) in filing cabinets. Resources can be tagged by grade level, subjects, Common Core Standards (YES, Common Core Standards!), Having the Common Core Standards already embedded is a major selling point for me.


Driving over Tukey's Bridge

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

I greatly enjoyed working on creating questions, quizzes, and annotations for a young adult title, applying all that I''ve learned from teaching canonical texts like A Tale of Two Cities , Great Expectation s, Romeo & Juliet , Young Adult literature should have a place in the academic classroom. Dr. Jung Kim from Lewis University makes the case here for young adult literature in the classroom. common core curriculet delirium edtech Maine Reading young adult


Ed Tech Vocab: Keeping Up with Trends in Education


Edtech is being used in classrooms more than ever before. Keep reading to discover the meaning of some of the most common trends in Edtech. Think of it as a cheat sheet to help you learn all you need to know about technology in the classroom! The 4Cs EdTech News

Ed Tech Vocab: Keeping Up with Trends in Education


Edtech is being used in classrooms more than ever before. Keep reading to discover the meaning of some of the most common trends in Edtech. Think of it as a cheat sheet to help you learn all you need to know about technology in the classroom! The 4Cs EdTech News

EdmodoCon 2013 Guest Post #7: L. Neumann from SWEDEN!

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

I have started to get my head around the British school system and think I might understand what the Common Core is, and Stibaly Johnson’s talk about how to use Edmodo definitely inspired me anyway. The program seemed more airy than last year - there was time to make cups of coffee and my husband even managed to time dinner, not in the lunch break (that would have been at 10pm, Swedish time) but in between Patrick Fogarty and the Classroom Gymnastics.


What parents should ask teachers about technology

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When you start at a new school (or classroom, or teacher), it’s important to understand the part technology will take to improve educational experiences for your child. Teach digital citizenship is easily done either through dedicated platforms like Common Sense Media and Netsmartz , or a full-blown curriculum like this one from Structured Learning. For Common Core schools: How do they prepare students to succeed with online testing? Parents edtech

30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom

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30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom. First, some quick clarification so that we have a common language. ” What are some examples of disruptions in the classroom, then? 30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom . Common Core standards (this one’s not sexy, but few factors impact education more than this index of academic content). General insecurity or misunderstanding about how to meaningfully integrate technology in the classroom.

CoSN 2018: Broadband and Cybersecurity Are Top IT Concerns

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Integrating technology into the classroom continues to be the most understaffed IT function. Twice as many districts that are seeking to create a one-to-one computing environment are providing the device versus using a BYOD strategy. Significant progress has been made in the transition to digital assessments , with 80 percent ready or almost ready to conduct Common Core or statewide high-stakes online assessments.

18 Distance Learning Tools with Sound Privacy Practices

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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?

Inside Tips for Successfully Implementing Online Assessments

Educators must first have a deep and cohesive understanding of what they’re trying to accomplish in the classroom and how they’re trying to do it. Otherwise, they might go off in a different strategic direction that conflicts with classroom needs. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING.

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