Part Three: Beyond SAMR… Making Sure Technology Supports Content Standards

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

In this post I would like to introduce you to way that you can ensure the standards are amplified, and not ignored, by the integration of educational technology. Before reading, please take a moment to subscribe by email or RSS, and also give me a follow… on Twitter at mjgormans.

Getting the Most Out of Your District Technology Support Staff

Edsurge

Integrating technology into your classroom can be overwhelming at first—especially navigating the different resources and district technology support staff that are available to you. Below, we dive into three potential resources and their intended purpose, so you can keep classroom devices working and redefine the way you approach your curriculum with the use of technology. Ask for one-on-one support. Follow her on Twitter: @TatumOmari.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

Leah LaCrosse on episode 272 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Leah, today, we’re going to talk about how to use technology to make science more exciting and more effective. Is technology a distraction?

Dazzling Classroom Creations with Google Draw!

EdTechTeam

I started dabbling with the Google Draw features just a couple short months ago and have absolutely been blown away by the creative possibilities for my diverse middle school classroom. So sit back, relax, and check out this Google Draw Art classroom showcase to demonstrate just a few of the ingenious ideas that you can incorporate into your teaching practice to engage and spark student creativity. These make for great wall hangings in the classroom. Twitter: @EmmaCottier.

#ICE18: Redesigning a Classroom Is Not About Being “Pretty for Pinterest”

EdTech Magazine

#ICE18: Redesigning a Classroom Is Not About Being “Pretty for Pinterest”. Simply adding technology to a classroom doesn’t make it an innovative space. It’s imperative that classroom design is driven by the desire to create personal and authentic learning experiences for students,” says Tom Murray, director of innovation for Future Ready Schools , a project of the Alliance for Excellent Education. “It’s Simply put, does your classroom space match your desired pedagogy?

Blended Learning - what is it, pros/cons, tips and resources

Educational Technology Guy

Blended Learning Classroom Introduction The blended classroom is designed to meet the individual needs of student by allowing teachers to personalize instruction. It is similar to the flipped classroom, but with more emphasis on in-class work with the teacher over video/home content.

When Google Slides and Google Draw Collide

EdTechTeam

The following are some results of Google Slide and Google Draw collisions from my Multi-Grade 6/7 classroom. Google Slides is a great platform for connecting their character image with some supporting text about unique character traits and attributes. Classroom Visuals.

10Q: Steven Anderson

Learning with 'e's

Anderson is known to many in the world of education as a passionate and knowledgeable promoter of social media and technology for learning. He has been a prime mover in some of the most innovative projects for technology supported learning in the past few years. Steven W.

Google Teacher Tribe Podcast | Episode 2 Karly Moura

Shake Up Learning

Episode 2 Show Notes: Karly Moura is a Teacher On Special Assignment (Instructional Coach & Educational Technology Support Teacher) at Sun Terrace Elementary School, MDUSD. Follow @GTeacherTribe on Twitter.

The role of technology in the PYP

EdTech4Beginners

This post will outline the aims of the PYP (the Primary Years Programme of the International Baccalaureate) and the role that technology plays in helping teachers and students to achieve those goals. What does the PYP say about technology? How does technology support inquiry?

Technology Makes or Breaks Esports Programs

EdTech Magazine

Technology Makes or Breaks Esports Programs. Esports Equipment Can Support Other School Initiatives. In competitive gaming, milliseconds matter , and the technology supporting students can make or break an esports venture. amy.burroughs_26341. Thu, 01/17/2019 - 13:47.

Connecting Parents to Student’s Digital Lives

The CoolCatTeacher

Mike Daugherty on episode 281 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Vicki: Today we are talking with Mike Daugherty @MoreThanATech , Director of Technology in Ohio. Vicki: We talk about security in my classroom.

CUE 2018: How IT Departments Can Minimize Downtime and Maximize Education

EdTech Magazine

When technology fails in the classroom, it takes away from valuable instructional time and hinders student learning. Rather than instructors pointing fingers at IT staff (or vice versa), Antwon Lincoln, instructional technology coordinator at Chula Vista Elementary School District , says that collaboration and communication are the keys to success. How to Marry IT and Instructional Technology. Twitter.

This Teacher Started a Hands-On PD Lab That’s Sparking Change Across the District

Edsurge

Though I was technology savvy, none of my classwork or student teaching prepared me for this. I started exploring online resources like Code.org and Tynker, but even those offered limited support at the time.

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3 Things Great Teachers Do

The CoolCatTeacher

Joe Fatheree on episode 207 [A special encore episode] of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. He does a lot of work with NNSTOY, and he is actually a full time classroom teacher teaching creativity and innovation.

Technology Integration, 1 to 1, and Student Centered Learning: Five Ideas to Consider

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to this first in a series of posts devoted to student centered learning in the technology enhanced classroom. This classroom might be 1 to 1, or might be using technology to leverage student centered learning. Inquiry is a powerful piece of the technology support.

3 Things Great Teachers Do

The CoolCatTeacher

Joe Fatheree on episode 159 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. It is a perfect inquiry-based tool you can use in your classroom and with your students. They support single sign-on with Google and Clever.

Why Is This In My Room?- Starting the Year With EdTech

CUE

Just like every book has a cover and every pair of scissors has a blade, every device in your classroom setup has an intentional design that serves a specific purpose. Let’s think about a few ways in which we can better prepare ourselves for OWNING these technology tools in our classroom.

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Versatility of Google Slides

EdTechTeam

The following are 10 Google Slide ideas for the modern day classroom: Google Tip: Use your Google Search filters to find large copyright free backgrounds and wallpapers for your sign patterns.

#EduGoalsMOOC resources

Learning with 'e's

Image from Wikimedia Commons For the # EduGoalsMOOC Twitter chat today, I have compiled a short list of useful resources that relate to the use of technology in education, and specifically technology integration.

9 Steps for Choosing a Device

Tom Murray

Here’s a 9 step process to support your decision-making process. Work collaboratively to answer the question, “What do we want teaching and learning to look like in our classrooms in three to five years?”. During this step, school leaders across the district should collaborate to inventory what currently exists, from core curriculum and technology support resources, to types of devices already in place. Insights , EDU Twitter , EDU LinkedIn , YouTube and SlideShare.

Part 5…Beyond the Shine : Supporting Technology with the SAMR Model plus Ten Great Resource Sites

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to a series of posts that are dedicated to going beyond the shine of technology by examining ways to use digital tools to engage students in real learning. STEM, 21st century learning, and technology integration, please sign up for 21centuryedtech by email or RSS.

The persistence of distance (learning)

Learning with 'e's

By comparison, in its technology supported multiple formats, contemporary distance education is much more sophisticated. Teaching en masse has emerged as a significant trend because of a lessening need to create co-present learning environments such as classrooms and lecture halls.

Cook up your Communication with Parents using Google!

EdTechTeam

In fact, I have yet to even come close to filling the grocery list of ideas that these tools can do within my four classroom walls. A classroom/homework site is an effective way to communicate important reminders and homework to your parent and student audiences. The fluency of Google even allows you to easily connect other core applications with minimal clicks here so it becomes a great platform to showcase student work or connect valuable resources for parent support.

10 Reasons Why I ?EdTechTeam Summits

EdTechTeam

My brain leaves buzzing with new inspiration and ideas that I can’t wait to try out in my middle school classroom. Every presenter, either local or from EdTechTeam, is happy to keep connecting via email, Twitter, or directly through the core applications of Google.

Google Slide Your Way from Zero to Hero

EdTechTeam

x 14), and tabloid (11 x 17) as many of my publications are printed for classroom posters, handouts, etc. From here you can duplicate your slide to keep going with a consistent template throughout your presentation, or add additional facts and details to make it a poster for your classroom! Royal Middle School Teacher & Technology Support. Twitter: @EmmaCottier.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Google Slides

EdTechTeam

There are so many different ways in which Google Slides can be incorporated in the classroom, from publishing a novel to classroom posters and taking the time to showcase the many features of Google Slides will be sure to promote top notch designs that allow students to thrive and be successful with their learning. Supporting Fonts. Middle School Teacher & Technology Support. Twitter: @EmmaCottier. A User Guide for Powerful Student Presentations!

“My school’s efforts to integrate technology into instruction have led to significant increases in student achievement.” – Darren Clay, USA

Daily Edventures

Ultimately following his dad’s career path, Clay has dedicated his own career to integrating technology into learning. I completed a program evaluation that has helped to change the landscape of our technology support.”. – Instructional Technology, B.S.E.-Education,

Connected Learning and 21st Century English Teacher Education

Educator Innovator

Much of the current rhetoric about technology and education relates to devices and software programs—what types schools should purchase, how much money districts should spend on them, how they should be integrated into classroom learning, and what return on investment they should produce.

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Edublog 2010 Nominations

The Web20Classroom

Last year this blog was nominated in several categories and I won Twitterer of The Year and #Edchat won for Best Series of Tweets. The awards are a great way to find new blogs to follow, twitterers to follow and resources to discover. Best Individual Blog: Free Technology For Teachers - Richard''s blog is always my first stop in the morning when I want to learn about something new. Some of it technology, some of it bits of wisdom that will make all of us better.

Wiki 100

The Most Popular Post in 2009.

The Web20Classroom

Each week after an Edchat (held on Twitter each Tuesday at 7pm EST) I do a post where I attempt to summarize the discussion and add some thoughts of my own. On Nov 18 we discussed how to motivate teachers to use more technology in the classroom. You Want Me To Use This In My Classroom? They shut the doors to their classroom, leaving technology (and perhaps ultimately quality learning) out in the cold. What a year it has been!

Innovative Educators named Bammy Awards finalists!

The Innovative Educator

For his students, he made a difference by taking over a library that had become moribund, out of date, anachronistic, completely disorganized and with no technology. He also manages the school’s Twitter account ( @PS10Brooklyn ) and hashtags #ps10bk & #ps10sw.

8 Tips for the Care & Feeding of the Reluctant Tech User

The Daring Librarian

OR if they didn''t bring them in, I hand them a digital camera with a grin and say "Go take a 15 min digital safari - lay down, lean over, step on chairs, and take pics of your classroom or the school from freaky angles and come right back!" MsMensing Patience, support & encouragement!