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?

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Tech Access in Schools: Making Edtech Accessible to All

Digital Promise

Access to technology for all students is a major goal for many schools, companies, and organizations—yet access is only part of the equation. Foundry10’s 2018 study focused on technology usage in U.S. Develop Pathways to Increase Female Students’ Engagement in “Tech” Courses.

3 Ways To Improve Student Success With Strong Course Design

Ask a Tech Teacher

It’s clear to me that the course design–how I lay out the mix of resources, homework, classwork, and more–affects how students absorb and share knowledge. One of our Ask a Tech Teacher contributors knows a lot about how course design impacts learning.

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An Onboarding Course to Help Your New Edtech Hires Empathize With Educators

Edsurge

But the reality is that there are not enough people with this background in the edtech industry. The journey into the edtech industry is different for everyone. Engage Edtech Employees in Extended Learning We call the program Freshman Seminar.

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How edtech boosts parent engagement in schools

Neo LMS

Of course, we don’t live in an ideal world where it is possible to communicate with parents at all times. 4 Great ideas for boosting parent engagement through edtech. Schools have been using edtech for many years now as a way of improving the learning process.

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Building Strong Relationships During the Edtech Purchasing Process

Digital Promise

This blog post is the second of a two-part series discussing relationship building in the edtech purchasing process. In our first blog post , we addressed how educators can build and maintain good working relationships with edtech developers. As an edtech vendor, you should do the same.

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Practical examples of using edtech to successfully teach vocabulary

Neo LMS

Practical examples of using edtech to successfully teach vocabulary. Here are two more ways to integrate technology when working on this higher-level skill. I use several text boxes to create nouns, verbs, adjectives, prepositions, and of course, vocabulary words. (At

EdTech Acronyms Explained

EdTech4Beginners

The amount of new acronyms in the educational technology world is staggering… and often overwhelming for educators. BYOT – Bring Your Own Technology. CREATE – Collaboartion, Resources, Educate, Apps, Technology, Enriching. ICT – Information Communications Technology.

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How edtech supports the success of the Nordic Education

Neo LMS

Our previous blog described the background to Finland’s successful education system and today we’ll unpack that a bit more, but also take a more detailed look at the role edtech plays in that success. How edtech supports everything: EDUDigi.

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Edtech News, Tips, and Resources from #ISTE19

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you like these ideas, take one of my courses (CE credit or graduate course credit for a CSU Master of Education ) or check out my books. Education Technology News, Tools, & Updates. Conference Highlights ISTE #ISTE2019 #NOTATISTE #NOTATISTE19 #PassTheScopeEDU edtech

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The Google Slides Online Course You Have Been Waiting For!

Shake Up Learning

The post The Google Slides Online Course You Have Been Waiting For! The Google Slides Online Course You Have Been Waiting For: The Google Slides Master Class for Teachers. K-12 Teachers are going to LOVE THIS COURSE ! This is an intermediate to advanced level course.

The global phenomenon of e-learning courses.

EdTech4Beginners

In recent years, e-learning courses have grown in popularity at unprecedented levels. This has been greatly aided by the rapid development of technology and the mechanisms for the delivery of such courses. Increase access to e-learning courses with localisation services.

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How to Create Magnetic Poetry (FREE Mini-Course)

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Create Magnetic Poetry (FREE Mini-Course) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Jump into my FREE mini-course, How to Create Magnetic Poetry with Google Slides and Drawings. How to Create Magnetic Poetry (FREE Mini-Course). edtech #gsuiteedu Click To Tweet.

12 Rules of effective Instructional Technology Coaching

Neo LMS

Instructional Technology Coaching (ITC) is a prevalent method of deploying on-going professional development for teachers , with a specific focus on the integration of technology into both the curriculum, as well as the method of instruction. Edutopia: Making Technology Work.

Is edtech a win-win solution for students and educators?

Neo LMS

Success may mean different things to different people and the future can at most be predicted — unknown for sure — but there’s one thing I think we can all agree upon: technology will play an important role in many aspects of the lives of adults in the future. Students win with edtech.

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6 Tips for Getting Started with Google Classroom (and a FREE Mini Course)

Shake Up Learning

The post 6 Tips for Getting Started with Google Classroom (and a FREE Mini Course) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. But Wait, There’s More… Keep reading to learn about my FREE Getting Started with Google Classroom Mini Course !

The EdTech Disconnect

The Christensen Institute

This is the second post in the #WhoYouKnow blog series on the overlap of social capital, EdTech, and innovation. Next time you pick up or read about a new EdTech product, ask yourself a simple question: “Will this product expand or strengthen students’ networks?”

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18 Challenges for Teachers in 2018 Course – (25% OFF)

Shake Up Learning

The post 18 Challenges for Teachers in 2018 Course – (25% OFF) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The 18 Challenges for Teachers in 2018 ONLINE COURSE! What’s This Course About? The 18 Challenges Course is NOT about the tool! Learn more about the course.

The way people think about edtech misses the mark

The Christensen Institute

Questions like these are regulars in debates about edtech. But whether you’re an edtech advocate or a critic, if you’re asking questions like these, you’re missing the mark. In truth, edtech’s indirect impact in most school settings likely dwarfs its direct impact.

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Why You Should Care About Stupid Edtech Ideas! #ISTE19 Panel Reflection

Teacher Reboot Camp

Margret Atkinson’s recording of the ISTE session, More Stupid Ideas in Edtech (and Why You Should Totally Do Them) with @adambellow @leobrehm @smartinez @teach42 @jamiedonally and @andrewtwallace. The audience left with great technology integration ideas, tools, and laughs.

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INTERVIEW: Digital learning trends that are reshaping EdTech

Neo LMS

Phill and Graham had a wonderful conversation on the topic of e-learning and explored six key digital learning trends that are reshaping the EdTech landscape. Digital learning trends that are reshaping EdTech. I didn’t find some e-learning 20 hour course on being a vet.

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Speaker at the Global EdTech Summit 2017

EdTech4Beginners

I am very happy to have been asked to present at the Global EdTech Summit 2017. Technology Training and Certification for Teachers: A look into Different Professional Development Programs for Teachers. Tech for Kids: Blending Pedagogy and Technology.

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Your Educational Digital DNA - Get Ready for EdTech Innovation

ViewSonic Education

Quick Take: Getting an accurate view of where your school is in terms of readiness for EdTech innovation is important. Understanding your school’s Digital DNA will help you identify the technology you need today and for tomorrow. Is your school ready for the EdTech revolution?

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5 Tips for schools to harness the power of edtech in the classroom

Neo LMS

A version of this post was originally published on April 4th, 2019 on Education Technology. Technology has the power to harness real change and bring education to life. Edtech needs to be cost-effective and help reduce overall costs to schools.

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Flipsnack: A fun way to make interactive online magazines #edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

This subscription-based tuition model doesn’t limit the number of courses you can complete during each 12-week period, enrolling in up to two courses at once, for one flat tuition rate. Flipsnack: A fun way to make interactive online magazines #edtech.

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How Access to Technology Can Create Equity in Schools

Digital Promise

When used effectively, technology can greatly contribute to creating equity in schools. However, we can only realize these equity-centered benefits when we use technology in innovative and powerful ways. Three ways technology can help increase equity in schools.

Conquering the EdTech World with GoConqr.

EdTech4Beginners

This way, teachers can create their own private groups and Courses to guide the efforts of their students while encouraging them to explore and create their own material. What’s more, our tools and technologies continue to evolve – because we know that’s what our users do.

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Get Google Certified: Online Courses Open for Enrollment!

Shake Up Learning

The post Get Google Certified: Online Courses Open for Enrollment! Whether you are brand new to using Google in the classroom, or a seasoned expert, Shake Up Learning can help you reach you Google Certification goals with our online courses. There are three separate courses: Google Certified Educator Level 1. Each course is a self-paced, video course that will walk you through each step required to pass the exam and become certified.

What Actually Works in EdTech? with Tom Murray

The CoolCatTeacher

Murray @thomascmurray is the 2017 US “Thought Leader of the Year” and shares what actually works in edtech. What Actually Works in Edtech? Point A: We need to be asking what works because we’re spending a lot of money on education technology.

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Parent Questions About Edtech

Ask a Tech Teacher

I love hearing a parent’s perspective on technology in their classrooms so I reached out to efriend, Joe Peters for his thoughts. And most of all, technology has invaded the classroom in the form of equipment, tools and video educational lessons. .

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All Google Certification Course Open on May 28th!

Shake Up Learning

The post All Google Certification Course Open on May 28th! All Google Certification Course Open on May 28th! Many have been waiting for my Google Certification Courses to open for enrollment, and for the addition of the Level 2 course, and your wait is almost over!

EdTech that transforms access for physically disabled students

Neo LMS

Undoubtedly eye-gaze technology has created the greatest advance in access for people with serious immobility such as those suffering paralysis or ALS. In fact eye-gaze technology is now being preferred even by students with limited mobility due to its increasing accuracy and ease-of-use.

Udemy - take or create your own online course

Educational Technology Guy

Udemy is a site that enables anyone to take and build courses online. It is free to sign up and there are both free and paid courses available. You can also create your own online course on the site. Students could also use it to create a short course as a class project.

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How Technology Can Improve Digital Citizenship in K–12

EdTech Magazine

How Technology Can Improve Digital Citizenship in K–12. As technology is further integrated into the classroom, digital citizenship is an essential skill all students need to possess. . MORE FROM EDTECH: See how digital literacy programs prepare students for a tech-enabled future.

What Technology Does What: An #edtech Chart For Teachers

TeachThought - Learn better.

What Technology Does What: The Ultimate #edtech Chart For Teachers. This is what we hope will be an ongoing collection of the most effective ways to use technology in the classroom. Depends on what they’re learning, of course. Learning Technology #edtech technology

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Engaging Kindergartners with Technology: Augmented Reality, Ipads, QR Codes and More

The CoolCatTeacher

Greg Smedley Warren @kindersmorgie shares his tips and tricks for using technology in kindergarten. Engaging Kindergartners with Technology: Augmented Reality, Ipads, QR Codes and More. Date: Vicki: How can we engage kindergarteners with technology?

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Goal: Share Your Edtech Success Story

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.”-David Goal: Share your edtech success story.

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Create Courses, Lessons, Websites and More with Today's Top Pick

techlearning

Versal Slick course creator is full-featured, but lessons remain traditional Pros: Absurdly easy to use, supports tons of media, and works instantly with other systems such as Google Docs, Office, and Prezi. App of the Day News Lesson Plans App Resources curriculum edtech

Learn why @Shmoop is the best online educational publisher that covers everything for test prep to online courses for all grade levels.

TeacherCast

In this episode of EdTech in the Classroom, we welcome Shmoop, an online educational publisher that covers everything for test prep to online courses for all grade levels. Edtech in the Classroom Educational Technology Instructional Technology

Who Can Help Me Apply Learning Science Research to Course Development?

Wisewire

About the LPS initiative at Digital Promise Global: LPS aims to lead the way in translating the latest research on learner variability to support educators in their practice and edtech product developers in their product design with the ultimate goal of supporting the full diversity of learners.

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