10 Ways Any Teacher Can (and Should) Use Technology

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Common Core tells us: New technologies have broadened and expanded the role that speaking and listening play in acquiring and sharing knowledge and have tightened their link to other forms of communication.

The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017

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How edtech in school districts has evolved since the rise of 1:1 and the Common Core. The post The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017 appeared first on Blog. Marketing 1:1 schools chromebooks CIPA cloud-based web filtering digital citizenship EdTech Update parents

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The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017

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How edtech in school districts has evolved since the rise of 1:1 and the Common Core. The post The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017 appeared first on Blog. Marketing 1:1 schools chromebooks CIPA cloud-based web filtering digital citizenship EdTech Update parents

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The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017

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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? The cost, plus it’s easy manageability and durability, made Chromebooks a main player in the edtech game. In 2012, Chromebooks accounted for only 1% of the devices sold to US classrooms; now, they make up more than half of the edtech market. ” 1:1 + Common Core = $$$$$.

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May this Gobstopper (Now Called Curriculet) be Ever Lasting!

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While I''ve written quite a bit about assessing writing (ad nauseum) via digital means, reading instruction and assessment have remained a primarily paper-based enterprise in my class. While students can create projects, take quizzes, write responses digitally via BYOD and 1:1 using Google forms and docs, I''ve been missing a digital method for close reading of texts in my bag of instructional tricks.

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If We Could Write 10,000 Words.

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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. assignments common core connecting with students digital citizenship edtech education flipclass flipped flipping Google docs peer evaluation teaching technology twitter writing

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Writing about Grading Writing (Again)

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ELAFlip art assessment assignments autocrat common core digital citizenship edtech education feedback flipclass flipped flipping Google Google docs Google Forms scripts teaching writing I''m constantly writing about the dilemmas of student writing and how to grade student academic writing in an efficient and effective manner. This is probably borderline obsessive. but, I am the type of learner who when faced with an issue/problem/question, obsesses until.

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It’s Time for Social Studies to Make a Comeback. Here Are 3 Insights for Educators.

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Take digital citizenship, an area that is evolving before our eyes, and one that by definition cannot possibly be taught from print materials. As EdSurge’s State of Edtech 2019 report puts it, “Given today’s divisive political environment, foundations and nonprofit organizations are driving awareness to the importance of civics and media literacy.” Social studies is poised for a comeback in U.S. schools.

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Your kindergartners don’t know what ‘enter’, ‘spacebar’, ‘click’ or many other techie words mean but you need to teach them to keyboard, internet, and become digital citizens. You love being an edtech professional but what’s your career path?

CSI: Salinas

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Students would create a digital portfolio of crime scene photographs, videos of witness'' testimonies, and/or scenes from the mock trial. assessment BYOD BYOT common core digital citizenship edmodo edtech education flipclass flipped flipping literature PBL project based learning teaching technology writing Teaching students to infer and formulate arguments can easily be in context of a novel.

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If you’re an edtech company interested in helping spread Ask a Tech Teacher resources to everyone, contact us at askatechteacher@gmail.com. Common Core and ISTE alignment. Digital delivery only.

Hour of Code? Here’s why to participate

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It feels like: When it should feel like: Coding is a great tie-in to Common Core Math Standards. CSEdWeek #hourofcode #hoc #edtech #CSforGood .

100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom – SULS033

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Students can share these slides to create a digital word wall.” The platform gives teachers and administrators the flexibility to mix and match content from a growing number of open educational resources (OER), to digitize existing content, or to build their own. The post 100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom – SULS033 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Did I actually title this 100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom? Yes, I did!

Film & the Back Channel

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We compare and contrast the cinematography of Zeffirelli''s R&J (1968) with West Side Story (1961) in the opening brawl sequence--there really is no comparison, WSS is amazing-- and focus on how the filmmakers used the source material of Shakespeare''s play, meeting Common Core Standard 9-10.9. Students must demonstrate digital citizenship and use school appropriate language. flipclass digital citizenship discussions edtech film TodaysMeet

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

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The school has been 1:1 since 2010, and Lotta is fortunate enough to be able to work with the finding and implementation of digital resources and best practices. 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. But then I was just slightly curious about the Digital Citizenship talk, and got stuck in the interesting discussion.

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Hour of Code? Here’s why to participate

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It feels like: When it should feel like: Coding is a great tie-in to Common Core Math Standards. CSEdWeek #hourofcode #hoc #edtech.

Ed Tech Vocab: Keeping Up with Trends in Education

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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. Blended learning combines traditional, in-person learning with digital learning, so that students can experience both forms.

10 Hits and 10 Misses for 2016

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Edtech Reviews. 19 Topics to Teach in Digital Citizenship–and How. 22 Digital Tools You Must Have in Your Classroom. Dear Otto: What are Common Core keyboarding standards? 13 Ways Blogs Teach Common Core. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. Blogging Teacher resources edtech lists new year

Your Essential Back to School EdTech Checklist

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Find your digital cameras. Include something about digital citizenship and home screen behavior. Subscribe to Common Sense Media , which has a WEALTH of tools to help your students grow as digital citizens. She sits on the Board of Directors of Silicon Valley Computer Using Educators , a professional developer for Leading Edge Certification and certified educator with Common Sense Media. by Karen Larson and Gene Tognetti.

Ed Tech Vocab: Keeping Up with Trends in Education

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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. Blended learning combines traditional, in-person learning with digital learning, so that students can experience both forms.

Tech Ed Resources–K-8 Tech Curriculum

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The K-8 Technology Curriculum is Common Core and ISTE aligned, and outlines what technology should be taught when so students have the necessary scaffolding to use tech in the pursuit of grade level state standards and school curriculum. grade levels include base topics of keyboarding, digital citizenship, problem solving, digital tools for the classroom, and coding. K-8 Student Workbooks (digital only) are a great addition.

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Your kindergartners don’t know what ‘enter’, ‘spacebar’, ‘click’ or many other techie words mean but you need to teach them to keyboard, internet, and become digital citizens. You love being an edtech professional but what’s your career path? After only a short time, teachers find they are better prepared with tech-infused lesson plans, able to teach to standards more fluently, can integrate tech into core classroom time, easily differentiate for student needs with tech, and more.

What parents should ask teachers about technology

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Here are fourteen question you can expect stakeholders to answer — in depth: Who teaches students to use class digital tools? Many teachers (too many) think students arrive at school as digital natives, with all necessary digital knowledge downloaded into their brains. So it’s a legitimate question: Who teaches students how to use the school’s digital devices and what training do they get to support that responsibility? Parents edtech

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Your kindergartners don’t know what ‘enter’, ‘spacebar’, ‘click’ or many other techie words mean but you need to teach them to keyboard, internet, and become digital citizens. You love being an edtech professional but what’s your career path? After only a short time, teachers find they are better prepared with tech-infused lesson plans, able to teach to standards more fluently, can integrate tech into core classroom time, easily differentiate for student needs with tech, and more.

The 8 Edtech Questions Every Parent Should Ask Schools This Year

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Edtech has created learning opportunities for kids to gain valuable experiences through a teaching style that speaks their language as digital learners. Most were striking it down, and calling for an end to Common Core, because in their opinion, it excludes the “basics.” Parents are huge stakeholders, and have an extremely important voice in the edtech discussion. 4) What digital citizenship curriculum are students exposed to?

Subscriber Special: April

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Your kindergartners don’t know what ‘enter’, ‘spacebar’, ‘click’ or many other techie words mean but you need to teach them to keyboard, internet, and become digital citizens. You love being an edtech professional but what’s your career path? After only a short time, teachers find they are better prepared with tech-infused lesson plans, able to teach to standards more fluently, can integrate tech into core classroom time, easily differentiate for student needs with tech, and more.

Subscriber Special: May

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Your kindergartners don’t know what ‘enter’, ‘spacebar’, ‘click’ or many other techie words mean but you need to teach them to keyboard, internet, and become digital citizens. You love being an edtech professional but what’s your career path? After only a short time, teachers find they are better prepared with tech-infused lesson plans, able to teach to standards more fluently, can integrate tech into core classroom time, easily differentiate for student needs with tech, and more.

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If you’re an edtech company interested in helping spread Ask a Tech Teacher resources to everyone, contact us at askatechteacher@gmail.com. aligned with ISTE and Common Core. Digital delivery only. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum.

3 Websites to Gamify Your Math Class

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DimensionU is a collection of engaging interactive multiplayer fantasy games for grades 2-10 (some can be played solo) that focus on core skills in mathematics and literacy. Content aligns with Common Core, state standards and classroom instruction. Grammaropolis is aligned with both national Common Core standards and Texas Expected Knowledge and Skills Objectives for grades K-6.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Tech Curriculum

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The K-8 Technology Curriculum is Common Core and ISTE aligned, and outlines what should be taught when so students have the necessary scaffolding to use tech in the pursuit of grade level state standards and school curriculum. grade levels include base topics of keyboarding, digital citizenship, problem solving, digital tools for the classroom, and coding. K-8 Student Workbooks (digital only) are a great addition.

Tech Ed Resources–Mentoring and Online Classes

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Tech coaching/mentoring is available from experts who work with you via email or virtual meetings to prepare lesson plans, teach to standards, integrate tech into core classroom time. As an edtech professional, what’s your career path? Minimum enrollment of 5; delivered digitally to your school or District. You will actively collaborate, share knowledge, provide constructive feedback to classmates, publish digitally, and differentiate for unique needs. digital law.

Common Sense Education Resources from ISTE 2015

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The Common Sense Education team just returned from a fabulous four days at the ISTE Conference in Philadelphia. We were thrilled to catch up with long-time users of Common Sense resources as well as introduce our work to many more of you. In the Common Sense Education meeting rooms, we offered two full days of 15-minute lightning sessions. DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP Digital Passport: Digital Safety for Elementary School Kids . What a trip!

The Maker Movement In Education

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His knowledge of and interest in both the EdTech world and the importance of a STEM education highlight the importance of inquiry-based education, DIY cultures and technology for enhanced learning as crucial 21st century activities. Common Core: A Lesson Plan for STEM (on Bridges). She is the editor/author of dozens of tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum.

30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom

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First, some quick clarification so that we have a common language. Common Core standards (this one’s not sexy, but few factors impact education more than this index of academic content). The increasing potential to “start a business” that is entirely social and digital (which impacts the idea of a “job,” for example). New demands for digital citizenship. 30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom. by Terry Heick.

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

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A big shout out to EdTech Magazine for recognizing this blog on its 2017 Honor Roll. It can also help educators determine what digital resources may work best to help support learning. Content is mapped to a variety of levels and standards including common core. Teachers, developers, designers, and other specialists clarify content in the core disciplines. These books can be distributed in numerous digital content, or printed as hard copy.

Do-It-Yourself Professional Development

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Common Sense Education provides teachers, librarians, and education technology coaches with a variety of ways to customize their learning over the summer. Common Sense Education provides many valuable resources focused on helping teachers identify how they can use tools and technology to assess learning in the classroom. From polls to digital tools, the articles, resources, and videos can help reshape or clarify the role technology plays in everyday assessment.

Do-It-Yourself Professional Development

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Common Sense Education provides teachers, librarians, and education technology coaches with a variety of ways to customize their learning over the summer. Common Sense Education provides many valuable resources focused on helping teachers identify how they can use tools and technology to assess learning in the classroom. From polls to digital tools, the articles, resources, and videos can help reshape or clarify the role technology plays in everyday assessment.

43 Apps, Games, and Websites Transforming This Year's Classrooms

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When it comes to the most popular edtech tools among teachers, some apps, websites, and games have stood the test of time, while others tend to come and go with each new year. So, what are the most popular edtech tools this year? Here's a collection of some of the most-searched-for edtech tools among today's teachers. Bottom line: Practice core subject skills with fun games at school or at home. Free, expansive digital library unlocks treasure trove of books.

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AIR works with local communities to address this detriment through an integrated development programs that provide low-cost refurbished computers with relevant open source educational software, support and teacher training directed at schools and community centers especially in less privileged areas where the digital divide is at its greatest. Yet participating in the digital world is essential for learning, career, and life.

WHAT’S NEW: NEW TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS

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Blackboard Ally is an accessibility solution that helps make digital class content in a learning management system (LMS) more accessible for all learners. Ally is designed to integrate with a school district’s existing LMS and automatically runs class materials through an accessibility checklist that looks for common accessibility issues. The video is part of Impero’s work to support schools in keeping students safe online and promoting good digital citizenship.