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. I am also an Attorney and have a Master’s Degree in Instructional Technology.

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4 Emerging Edtech Trends in 2020

The CoolCatTeacher

Nikolaos Chatzopoulos shares his thoughts From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Nikolaos Chatzopoulos shares four trends that are shaping how his schools teach with technology.

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Engagement & Edtech in Social Studies

The CoolCatTeacher

Dustin Harnish inspires social studies teachers From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter You can blend old fashioned relationships with modern edtech if you know how. But he uses far more than technology to engage students.

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Wakelet and WeVideo: Powerful Distance Learning Edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

He talks about how he uses them with students and teachers for classroom learning and teacher PD. Bruce Reicher – Bio as Submitted Bruce Reicher has been a technology teacher for over 25 years.

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Mitigating #EdTech Issues in the Classroom

A Principal's Reflections

With all the promise that educational technology holds, several pitfalls are always on the minds of educators. The top two issues that commonly come up in my talks with educators are the technology (Internet, hardware, devices, apps) not working or off-task behavior on the part of students.

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The pivotal role of edtech in the hybrid classroom

Neo LMS

Unfortunately, with most children still not back in the classroom and a second wave upon us, schools, students, and educators must be ready for the further impact that this will have. The pivotal role of edtech in the hybrid classroom.

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10 Google Classroom time savers for teachers

Ditch That Textbook

Google Classroom can already make us more efficient, but these tips can save you even more time and effort. If you and your students are using Google Apps in the classroom, Google Classroom can save you tons of time and effort.

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Edtech Matchmaking: One Teacher’s Strategies for Choosing Better Technology

Digital Promise

In my nearly 15 years of teaching in Philadelphia, I have seen technology introduced into schools and classrooms in myriad ways. I have spent the last 13 of those years as a technology teacher and coordinator, and an informal technology coach, in three different schools. Now, while computer labs still exist, there are many more opportunities for students to use technology in their own classrooms.

6 Super Science Edtech Ideas: Using Technology to Level Up Science Classrooms

The CoolCatTeacher

Leah LaCrosse shares six edtech ideas science teachers can start using today to improve learning and excite students about science. 6 Super Science Edtech Ideas. Leah, today, we’re going to talk about how to use technology to make science more exciting and more effective. So, Leah, what’s your first idea for using technology to engage kids in science? Leah: Well, some of the best tools that I’ve used in the classroom are those that simply enhance the student’s voice.

Edtech Trends From 2020 And Beyond

Ask a Tech Teacher

So, in this article, I’m going to share my thoughts and experience about the technologies and solutions that reshape the educational industry and the way we learn in 2020 and beyond. 6 Edtech Trends to Keep an Eye On. Blockchain Technology.

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Ways to Get Technology into Your Classrooms

Teacher Reboot Camp

I’ve been quite blessed to travel to over 20 countries and help teachers integrate technology even in places with very little funding. Often, we are not fortunate to work in schools that provide us with the budget to get the technology we want. The proceeds can go towards getting computers, laptops, tablets, better wifi, a technology cart, or other digital tools. Ways to Get Technology for Your Classes from Shelly Terrell.

EdTech Tools for Inclusive Classrooms

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

One of the key strengths of learning technologies and more specifically assistive technologies is that they help students with disabilities tap into their full potential and provide inclusive.read more

The Google Classroom Quick-Start Guide + resources, tips and tricks!

Ditch That Textbook

Google Classroom was created to focus less time on tech and more time on teaching. Classroom has streamlined the classroom workflow and makes communication easier between teaches and students. The post The Google Classroom Quick-Start Guide + resources, tips and tricks!

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COVID-19 and the Value of Edtech Coaches

Digital Promise

educators do not have enough experience, resources, or training to use technology in the most effective ways, with teachers at low-income schools particularly ill-prepared. Our new report presents findings from a survey of edtech coaches in the U.S.

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Edtech Companies Need to Engage Families Now

Digital Promise

How can edtech shift from a focus on district administrators and classroom educators to better understand families’ needs during and after the COVID-19 pandemic? Provide Transparency About Edtech Products. Recommendations and Next Steps for Edtech Companies.

10 tips to use Google Classroom effectively and efficiently

Ditch That Textbook

Google Classroom can be even more powerful with a few tips and strategies to make it efficient and effective.Google Classroom streamlines the management of student work — announcing, assigning, collecting, grading, giving feedback and returning.

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7 Hot Edtech Topics #iste19 #notatiste19

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Stacey Roshan, the author of Tech with Heart , talks about seven edtech topics that are sparking conversation this summer both online and at ISTE19. Urkund: Today’s Sponsor Urkund is great as a plagiarism prevention tool and connects with most common Learning Management Systems like Google Classroom, Moodle, and Canvas or as a stand-alone web tool or by email.

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Digital Equity: How to Understand The Problems Facing #Edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

Related Resources Closing the Gap: Digital Equity Strategies for Teacher Prep Programs , Pre-order — Closing the Gap: Digital Equity Strategies for the K-12 Classroom Standing in the Gap: Empowering New Teachers Through Connected Resources Journal pubs: Howard, N.R. EdTech Leaders’ Beliefs: How are K-5 teachers supported with the integration of computer science in K-5 classrooms? Technology, Knowledge and Learning. Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 23(2), 1-3.

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Edtech Tools for SPED, Math, and Reading

A Principal's Reflections

The overreaching goal for each session was to support instructional strategies aligned to rigor & relevance and the 6 C's with a focus on the purposeful use of technology. edtech Mathematics reading Rigor Relevance Framework special education SPED

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Guest post: 15 EdTech Resources to Use in Classroom

EdTech4Beginners

If you don’t use educational technology, you’re not a cool teacher. They are growing up with all kinds of tech tools by their side, and they are thrilled to see technology involved in the educational process. Thanks to this website, however, you get all types of educational content from National Geographic that safe to be shown in the classroom. It’s a great website for students at all levels; you just need to find the right video to show in the classroom.

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Ways to Get Technology into Your Classrooms

Teacher Reboot Camp

I’ve been quite blessed to travel to over 20 countries and help teachers integrate technology even in places with very little funding. Often, we are not fortunate to work in schools that provide us with the budget to get the technology we want. The proceeds can go towards getting computers, laptops, tablets, better wifi, a technology cart, or other digital tools. Ways to Get Technology for Your Classes from Shelly Terrell.

Top edtech tools for digital differentiation

Neo LMS

In my recent article regarding using Universal Design for Learning in remote classrooms , I mentioned Todd Rose’s term, “design to the edges,” which is what educators attempt to do each day as they accommodate the variety of learners in their classrooms.

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Closed Schools Shine Light on the Value of Edtech Coaches

Digital Promise

Moving instruction online and preparing teachers to use technology in their teaching is a massive undertaking. As district leaders look for ways to minimize disruption to children’s learning, edtech coaches can be great assets. Edtech coaches know your district goals.

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4 Tips for teachers to make the most of edtech

Neo LMS

Education technology and its use in the classroom has now become essential. Every school and every classroom has to find what works best for their needs. But most of all, let’s not forget that edtech is just a cog in the system, not the entire system.

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4 Essential Steps to Secure Funding for Hybrid Classroom Technologies

Edsurge

The need for new K-12 classroom technology has never been greater. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many schools are now using a hybrid classroom model, with some students attending virtually and others in person. Need more help securing funding for your edtech purchase?

How edtech strengthens parental engagement in online learning

Neo LMS

Either way, education technology is here to help. How edtech strengthens parental engagement in online learning. Embracing education technology in every aspect of a student’s learning is no easy feat. They can be used by teachers in the classroom but also by parents at home.

5 Ways EdTech Helps Students with Special Needs in the Classroom

ViewSonic Education

For students with special needs in the classroom, the challenges are amplified. EdTech helps make a massive difference in their success. Autism spectrum disorders are the most common developmental disability in the classroom. EdTech and the Challenges of Special Needs Learning. Classroom management challenges. Referred to as assistive technology (AT), these devices are often decidedly low tech. EdTech Makes Assistive Tools More Available.

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10 Edtech Tools to Try in 2018

EdTech4Beginners

The EdTech industry continues to grow with new products. These edtech products are available to educators and school administrators. Do you want to introduce a new product in the classroom? Here’s a complete list of must-try Edtech Resources and Technology Tools for Teachers: BOOK CREATOR. You can also grade your students right inside the app with a special code through Google Classroom. This EdTech tool is so easy to use.

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Game show classroom: Comparing Kahoot!, Quizizz, Quizlet Live and Gimkit

Ditch That Textbook

The best features of game shows can be used to review and teach in the classroom. The post Game show classroom: Comparing Kahoot!, Gamification assessment edtech educational technology formative assessment kahoot quizalize quizizz quizlet quizlet live

ISTE20 Live: 5 Must-Have Technologies for the Hybrid Classroom

EdTech Magazine

As schools navigate the realities of partial reopening, hybrid classrooms will prove to be the norm. Join EdTech as we provide written and video coverage of ISTE20.

5 Ways Edtech Enhances Social Studies Lessons

Ask a Tech Teacher

Before I get into how edtech enhances social studies lessons, let’s ask a foundational question: What the heck is Social Studies ? Here are five ways edtech can kick up your social studies program: Simulations and games.

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Pandemic Pivots: Edtech Edition

Edsurge

In education, the shuttering of campuses and classrooms has been a windfall for purely digital companies—some of which are attracting plenty of private capital. Here are some edtech pandemic pivots to watch.

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Minecraft in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Well, now we can all use Book Creator in our classrooms using the Chrome web browser. Now we can all use Book Creator in our classrooms, on any device, using the Chrome web browser. Minecraft in the Classroom. Minecraft in the classroom. So, Jeff, describe for us… How are you using Minecraft in your classroom, and what kind of things are you teaching? Jeff: Ah, yeah… So I’m using Minecraft Education Edition in my technology classroom with my students.

4 Ways to Discover the Best Edtech

Digital Promise

The infusion of technology into our culture is the greatest change that our educational system has ever experienced. Not long ago, many schools required teachers to include the use of technology in their daily lesson plans. This resulted in a frenzy to find an app or a website to use in the classroom with students. Teachers were grasping at anything that could fulfill the “obligation” of using technology. Tips for discovering the best edtech tools for your classroom.

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EdTech that “Sparks Joy”

Neo LMS

Ever keen to catch a trend on the upswing, I’ve curated a list of EdTech tools, apps and programs that are not only effective, but teach through joy. EdTech that sparks joy. But what of the more complex arena of senior appropriate EdTech — can it too be joyful? We try not to make our blog “all about us”; our readers visit NEO Blog for objective insight into the challenges, trends and future of EdTech, not blatant self-promotion.

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