9 EdTech Ideas to Use Now

The CoolCatTeacher

Teachers are looking for easy and helpful resources, and right now with so much going on searching for the best solutions can be overwhelming, and Rachelle is a great resource to tap into for all things EdTech. several other learning communities.

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EdTech Acronyms Explained

EdTech4Beginners

BLearning – Blended Learning (using a range of multimedia and strategies). BYOL – Bring Your Own Learning. FC – Flipped Classroom ( click here for my guide to flipping lessons ). FL – Flipped Learning ( click here for my guide to flipping lessons ). LMS – Learning Management System (software that runs and manages educational programs). MLD – Mobile Learning Devices. MLearning – Mobile Learning. PLN – Personal Learning Network.

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10 engaging ways to use mobile devices in the classroom

Ditch That Textbook

Mobile devices are everywhere. More people interact with digital media through mobile now than through desktop computers, and that number continues to grow. Seventy five percent of kids under eight have their own mobile device. [.]. Ed Tech byod byot cell phones edtech educational technology mobile devices mobile learning samsungAdults and children are using smartphones, tablets, e-readers and more to interact with each other and the web every day.

Offline Activities with Mobile Devices

Teacher Reboot Camp

“You can see an evident shift from formal curriculum-based learning to informal just-in-time learning, and this is just the beginning!” ~ Pooja Jaisingh. Integrating technology in the classroom does not mean you need an Internet connection. Even without an Internet connection students learn a lot with mobile devices, laptops, and other technologies. Students carry these powerful learning tools in their pockets and can capture the learning all around them.

Selfie Activities to Inspire Reflection on Digital Identity

Teacher Reboot Camp

This is why one of the missions in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions in Your Classroom , is for learners to go on a selfie adventure. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go. Students can learn about different animals around the world and explore their habitats.Get them to research who took the picture and why.

Speaker at the Global EdTech Summit 2017

EdTech4Beginners

I am very happy to have been asked to present at the Global EdTech Summit 2017. Social Media Learning: How To leverage Social Media in the Classroom. Mobile Learning: Portable Classroom Interaction. I will be presenting the use of scannable technology in the classroom. education edtech edtech conference edtech CPD edtech summit global edtech summit global edtech summit 2017 professional developmeny teaching

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52 Tools to Inspire Summer Learning with Photo and Video Challenges

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you have a website, blog, virtual learning site or messaging system like Remind to connect with your learners then you can motivate your students to continue the learning with photo and video challenges. Learners of all ages love taking pictures and videos, especially with their mobile devices. Often, they just need to be challenged to take a closer look, investigate their surroundings, capture their learning, and present it to others.

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Are Smartphones in the Classroom a Smart Move?

The CoolCatTeacher

Liz Kolb reflects upon how far cell phones have come since she wrote one of the first books on cell phones in the classroom. She authored Toys to Tools: Connecting Student Cell Phones to Education (published by ISTE in 2008), Cell Phones in the Classroom: A Practical Guide for the K-12 Educator (published by ISTE in 2011), Help Your Child Learn With Their Cell Phone and Web 2.0 published by ISTE in 2013), Learning First, Technology Second (published by ISTE in 2017).

10 Web Tools and Apps for Creating Screencast Videos

Teacher Reboot Camp

“We need technology in every classroom and in every student and teacher’s hand, because it is the pen and paper of our time, and it is the lens through which we experience much of our world.” Teaching others is one of the most powerful ways to learn and the first mission in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go.

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3 Ways to Make Classroom Tech Tools More Affordable

Brilliant or Insane

Teachers spent $490 on classroom materials, on average, according to a poll of 500 teachers. Classroom necessities are getting more expensive, and the average pay of teachers isn’t increasing at the […]. The post 3 Ways to Make Classroom Tech Tools More Affordable appeared first on Brilliant or Insane. Featured Mobile Learning Technology classroom tech edtechBrilliant or Insane.

Power Up Your Spaces

A Principal's Reflections

The USDOE’s Office of Educational Technology places emphasis on students and educators having access to a robust and comprehensive infrastructure when and where they need it for learning. The essential components of an infrastructure capable of supporting transformational learning experiences include the following: Ubiquitous connectivity. Powerful learning devices. High-quality digital learning content. but it is a necessity if the goal is to support learning.

4 Ways to Integrate Today’s Education Technology

Brilliant or Insane

Secretary of Education has been pushing for American schools to emulate the model of South Korea, ramp up education technology and abandon printed textbooks for mobile devices in classrooms, states eSchool News. Mobile Learning Social Media Technology edtech Brilliant or Insane. 4 Ways to Integrate Today’s Education Technology by Roy Rasmussen Over the past few years, the U.S.

6 Ways to Make Edtech Affordable on Any Budget

Gaggle Speaks

Although the benefits of technology in the classroom and the need to equip today’s students for the modern workforce are well-documented, schools often cite cost and budget constraints as the reason more technology isn’t yet available to their students and teachers. While the benefits of technology in the classroom seem straightforward, it’s important to remember that the core goal of all digital and blended learning programs is to improve student engagement and learning outcomes.

How to Find the Best iOS Apps for Your Classroom

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Find the Best iOS Apps for Your Classroom appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Finding the Best iOS Apps for Your Classroom! The App Store is NOT the best place to find apps for your classroom. The best way to find apps is to connect and learn from other teachers using apps in their classroom. Let’s go App Fishing and find some great apps for the classroom! Teach her how to find apps, she can facilitate learning for a lifetime.”

Exploring How Educators are Using Snapchat for Teaching and Learning

EmergingEdTech

(Image Source) The Hugely Popular* Video, Image, and Text Chat tool is Gradually Finding a Place in our Classrooms *The third most popular social media platform (behind Facebook and Instagram), with. Free Tools & Resources iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning Resources Social Media & Social Learning snapchat edtech snapchat for teaching snapchat in classroom snapchat in college courses snapchat in schools

EmergingEdTech is on Snapchat now!

EmergingEdTech

Free Tools & Resources iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning Resources Social Media & Social Learning edtech on snapchat snapchat in classroom snapchat in education teachers on snapchatWe’re Getting our Snap on! Come Check us out. More and more teachers are turning on to Snapchat (after all, it’s been huge with students for years now, and just keeps growing). Well, [Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

EduGems: Student Motivation, Digital Writing Tools, eZen & More!

Teacher Reboot Camp

This issue includes the 7 Traits of Digitally Competent Teachers, digital writing tools, social media for classrooms, and more! If you enjoyed these finds, you may want to get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go , which has digital and mobile activities and handouts. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Vol 1:3, click here to read the other EduGems issues !

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Students Learning by Creating Digital Gifts

Teacher Reboot Camp

We want our students leaving our classrooms knowing the power of technology to uplift others. See my slideshow and infographic below with ideas, mobile apps, and resources. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers and Learning to Go. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics.

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Top 3 EdTech Predictions for 2016 and Beyond

Waterford

The year is well under way and we have been anxiously watching the Internet to see the latest edtech predictions for 2016. Based on the numerous articles we’ve read, we’ve compiled our top 3 list edtech predictions for 2016. Mobile Learning. Mobile Learning has been a big edtech topic for years and it’s not going away anytime soon. Six out of 10 teachers said mobile devices allowed them to provide more personalized help to students.

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Goal: Inspire With a Graphic

Teacher Reboot Camp

First, decide on a goal for your students or peers to achieve, such as more movement, play, hands-on learning, developing a Personal/Passionate Learning Network (PLN ), and so forth. At our official site, 30Goals.com , find all the goals, participant reflections, badges, and get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers: Small Steps to Transform Your Classroom workbook. Welcome to Cycle 6 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Inspire Forward ! .

EduGems: Student Motivation, Digital Writing Tools, eZen & More!

Teacher Reboot Camp

This issue includes the 7 Traits of Digitally Competent Teachers, digital writing tools, social media for classrooms, and more! If you enjoyed these finds, you may want to get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go , which has digital and mobile activities and handouts. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Vol 1:3, click here to read the other EduGems issues !

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App Ed Review Roundup – Apps We’re Thankful For!

EmergingEdTech

Whether it be turkey, family, friends, health, or edtech, Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on what we are grateful for in our lives. How different would our classrooms be without edtech and. Free Tools & Resources iPads and Other Tablet Devices iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning ResourcesPlease click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

Using Cell Phones and Other Devices In and Out of the Classroom

The Mobile Native

Marys City Schools is the longest running mobile learning program in the country. Join us on November 8th for our community''s next webinar to see how smartphones (mobile learning devices) were successfully integrated into the curriculum at St. They will share many examples of how the students are using these devices inside and outside the classroom setting. They will also recommend many resources and websites to help you in your own mobile learning efforts.

Winter Magnetic Poetry with Google Slides

Shake Up Learning

The post Winter Magnetic Poetry with Google Slides appeared first on Shake Up Learning. I love seeing pictures of these being used in the classroom. Here are some of the options Google Slides will give you in this version: Google Drawings is not currently compatible on mobile devices, but Google Slides is compatible. Check out the sing-a-long ebook from Cantata Learning: Winter: The Coldest Season Of All. Learn when and where you want! Shake Up Learning 2018.

The Beginner’s Guide to the Hour of Code

Shake Up Learning

The post The Beginner’s Guide to the Hour of Code appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Below, you will find a resource guide for CSEdWeek and Hour of Code, in order to help all of you K-12 educators bring coding into the classroom. The philosophy is simple but significant: every student deserves the opportunity to learn computer science. Anyone can learn the basics of computer science in a fun and easy way! Check out the Shake Up Learning Coding Pinterest Board.

Give Your Traditional Syllabus a Needed Makeover!

Teacher Reboot Camp

“In an effective classroom students should not only know what they are doing, they should also know why and how.” Plus, the best kind of learning is when we meet the unexpected. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Find out more about mission minded learning in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions in Your Classroom.

20 Tech Tips to Shake Up Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

She also shares the biggest mistake she’s made as a teacher relating to edtech. Whether it is learning from home through online courses, professional development, conference workshops or as a keynote speaker Kasey is a relentless innovator of ideas and a devoted transformer of classrooms and teaching. Author of The Teacher’s Guide to Google Classroom. Digital Innovation in Learning Award Winner in “Sharing is Caring”. 3 EdTech Blog. #3

Gearing Up for the Hour of Code – SULS040

Shake Up Learning

The post Gearing Up for the Hour of Code – SULS040 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The philosophy is simple but significant: every student deserves the opportunity to learn computer science. Anyone can learn the basics of computer science in a fun and easy way! There are even options to go “unplugged” if you do not have access to devices in your classroom because students can learn computer science principles with something as simple as a deck of cards.

Byte-sized Potential: Can Compassion & Citizenship Go Viral?

Teacher Reboot Camp

It lets people learn things they didn’t think they could learn before, and so in a sense it is all about potential. The most powerful learning and communication tools are in the hands of millions worldwide. In addition to having access to incredible learning, we have the potential to impact the world through social media. Find them in my recent Reinvent the Classroom Keynote: Byte-Size Potential. Part of the category, Byte-sized Potential.

60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom. Google Classroom is quietly becoming the most powerful tool in education technology. It may not be as forward-thinking as we’d like here at TeachThought, but Google Classroom excels in providing solutions for a broad swath of teachers who have a variety of expertise and comfort level with education technology. As such, it scratches the itch for many teachers in many classrooms right here, right now. Flip your classroom.

Goal: Inspire With a Graphic

Teacher Reboot Camp

First, decide on a goal for your students or peers to achieve, such as more movement, play, hands-on learning, developing a Personal/Passionate Learning Network (PLN ), and so forth. At our official site, 30Goals.com , find all the goals, participant reflections, badges, and get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers: Small Steps to Transform Your Classroom workbook. Welcome to Cycle 6 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Inspire Forward ! .

20 Top #ISTE2015 Influencers to Follow on Twitter

Gaggle Speaks

Hop on Twitter and follow these folks to see what they’re learning and sharing. Connected learning. Co-Founder of Powerful Learning Practice. Executive Director of Professional and Digital Learning, Math and Tech Geek! Best teacher blog winner * Mom * Speaker * AUTHOR Reinventing Writing * HOST Every Classroom Matters * a @Mashable Top Teacher on Twitter. ISTE Mobile Learning @ISTE_MLN. EdTech Strategy & Advisory Services.

#GAFE4Littles with Christine Pinto | Episode 6 of The Google Teacher Tribe

Shake Up Learning

The post #GAFE4Littles with Christine Pinto | Episode 6 of The Google Teacher Tribe appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Christine explains how she uses G Suite, including Google Classroom in Kinder. “Google helps us take the activities in the classroom to another level.” gttribe #SUL #DitchBook #edtech Click To Tweet. Connect with Shake Up Learning. Click on any of the icons below to connect with Kasey Bell and Shake Up Learning on social media.

8 Ways for Teachers (and Parents) to Use Twitter

Gaggle Speaks

Some hashtags we like include #edtech, #edchat, #elearning and #parenting. You can create your own Personal Learning Network (PLN) for free. You will learn what’s happening beyond the walls of your own classroom or school and be able to compare and share what you’re doing with schools across the globe. Of course, like any social network, Twitter takes some getting used to, which is why we put this video on the Cyberwise Learning Hub. Mobile Learning

Augmented Reality with Google Expeditions is Coming!!

Shake Up Learning

appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Here’s what I have learned so far from the Google Expeditions AR web page and the Google I/O announcement. “Expeditions AR uses Google’s Tango technology to map the physical classroom and placed 3D objects. ARVRinEDU #googleedu #gttribe #edtech Click To Tweet. VRARinEDU #googleedu #edtech Click To Tweet. Learn more about Google Expeditions and Google Cardboard. Shake Up Learning 2017.