Bethany Petty: Using Edtech to Enhance Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Bethany Petty on episode 302 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Using Edtech to Enhance Learning. Use the tools as formative assessments and use that data. Twitter: @Bethany_Petty.

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Looking for Ways to Improve Data Privacy in Schools? Start Here

EdTech Magazine

Looking for Ways to Improve Data Privacy in Schools? But there are crucial steps to take to get a better handle on the status quo of data privacy in your schools and to develop a data governance strategy. . Develop a Data Privacy Strategy. Twitter.

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Data Driven Instruction: How Student Data Guides Formative Assessments

EdTech Magazine

Data Driven Instruction: How Student Data Guides Formative Assessments. When it comes to assessing student knowledge levels, data has empowered more schools to choose formative assessments versus summative assessments. . Twitter.

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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. Twitter automatically knows what your interests are.

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Organizing the Edtech Toolbox

edWeb.net

Teachers have many edtech resources in their toolbox now. Director of Digital Learning and Innovation at Milford Public Schools, MA, talked about why they wrangled their technology and how having a defined edtech toolbox improved teaching and learning overall.

Spotting Trends and Delivering Data to Connect Edtech Tools With Educator Needs

Edsurge

Data’s influence on modern education is immense; it drives policies, impacts funding—it even affects decisions about which tools and services edtech companies create for educators. And when it comes to helping edtech entrepreneurs understand those educators, Amy Rambo believes she has just the data that can help. Below, Rambo shares her thoughts on education innovation, including her newest tool for edtech companies. More About MCH Data and DataLocity.

How to Tame the ‘Interoperability Beast’ and Reduce Your Data Integration Burden

Edsurge

Data integration baffles even the most edtech-savvy districts. Translating and sharing data between your student information system (SIS) and a multitude of tech applications is complex, costly and time-consuming. But with easy access to data comes visibility into students’ successes, struggles and—most importantly—their needs. Now grade data isn’t stuck in different, individual systems where schools can't get it out and can't do anything with it in any meaningful way.

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Study Finds Data Analytics Help Lower Rates of Disciplinary Action in K–12

EdTech Magazine

Study Finds Data Analytics Help Lower Rates of Disciplinary Action in K–12. By combining data analytics and a new disciplinary pedagogy called Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports , the schools in the study saw a marked reduction in misbehavior among students. . Twitter.

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The EdTech Trends You Might Be Missing

Doug Levin

I scan my twitter feed and have found my network (of 1,200+) to be incredibly good at uncovering stories and events of note and in real time. All kudos to the edtech PR flacks who get their stories covered.

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TCEA 2019: How K–12 Schools Can Simplify Data Analytics Initiatives

EdTech Magazine

TCEA 2019: How K–12 Schools Can Simplify Data Analytics Initiatives. As more districts begin to subscribe to the notion that data is the be-all and end-all in education, Mike Charland of Birdville Independent School District advocates for a slightly different approach. “We

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A Teacher’s Guide For Creating A School Twitter Chat

TeachThought - Learn better.

A Teacher’s Guide For Creating A Twitter Chat In Your School. A twitter chat is an amazing resource for professional development AND gives educators the option to participate in their PJs, from the comfort of their own home! Give twitter tips and archive chat.

Seeking Integrity in EdTech Research – Again

ProfHacker

For instance, it is filled with advertisements and there is no statement about how the advertisers impacted or influenced the study – but we know that they sponsored it, and they are edtech companies and commercial publishers, and therefore not uninterested parties.

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FBI Issues Warning for K–12 Schools on Student Data Privacy

EdTech Magazine

FBI Issues Warning for K–12 Schools on Student Data Privacy. Schools utilizing education technology may need to double down on cybersecurity as collections of student data become more common targets for cybercriminals, announces the Federal Bureau of Investigations in an alert , Tuesday.

FETC 2019: K–12 Schools Evolve Their Data Focus to Improve Student Outcomes

EdTech Magazine

FETC 2019: K–12 Schools Evolve Their Data Focus to Improve Student Outcomes. K–12 schools are evolving their use of data analytics tools as pedagogies such as personalized learning focus on more immediate feedback and the “whole student.” . “We Twitter.

What Is 5G and What Will It Mean for EdTech?

EdTech Magazine

What Is 5G and What Will It Mean for EdTech? MORE FROM EDTECH: Check out how schools are improving facilities with IoT integration! Just imagine upgrading your data connection from a garden hose to a fire hose,” Gizmodo reports. Companies Invest in 5G Hubs to Research EdTech.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 35 Edition)

Doug Levin

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 35 Edition). Beyond this initial offering, the installation will move on to the library and other locations over the next 18 months, until the campus becomes what its promoters are calling a “data-gathering laboratory”.

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Mindful Tracking Cookie Policies Improve K—12 Data Security

EdTech Magazine

Mindful Tracking Cookie Policies Improve K—12 Data Security. Current web browsing policies in K–12 schools may be allowing third parties to collect and sell student data , creating a need for schools to update and maintain safe internet use protocols. Twitter.

Why K–12 Districts Should Use HCI to Improve Their Data Centers

EdTech Magazine

Why K–12 Districts Should Use HCI to Improve Their Data Centers. K–12 schools need powerful data centers now more than ever as their infrastructures feel the increasing weight of new technology integrations, data analytics initiatives and the rising number of personalized devices.

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6 Edtech New Year’s Resolutions

Tom Murray

With the new year now upon us, listed below are six edtech resolutions for 2016. News headlines containing the NSA, Home Depot and Target a number of months ago, as well as the debacle of a bankruptcy case with ConnectEDU combined with a push by a number of parent bloggers, brought student data and concerns over privacy to the forefront. Resources: Data Quality Campaign (stat source) & Future of Privacy Forum ). This post is sponsored by Samsung.

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Q&A: Darrell Ashton of the D.C. OSSE Explains How Data Keeps Kids in School

EdTech Magazine

OSSE Explains How Data Keeps Kids in School. Big Data has become a helpful tool for educators in the K–12 sphere, especially as personalized learning continues to rise in popularity in classrooms across the country. . EDTECH: What is OSSE’s data-driven re-engagement project?

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Digital Citizenship & Data Collection

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

This topic came up in last night''s #engchat on Twitter about college admissions essays. The Process: Students would go to Tagxedo.com and enter in their Twitter handle.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 33 Edition)

Doug Levin

(Mostly) back from my August hiatus, I’m pleased to offer up the next edition of A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News. Required reading: Data breach disclosure 101: How to succeed after you’ve failed via Troy Hunt.). EdTech News News news

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How To Save a Periscope. #edtech

Kleinspiration

What about the data/privacy piece? Connect with me on Periscope and Twitter: @KleinErin View my saved Periscope videos from Katch.me: Katch.me/KleinErin

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 35 Edition)

Doug Levin

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 35 Edition). Beyond this initial offering, the installation will move on to the library and other locations over the next 18 months, until the campus becomes what its promoters are calling a “data-gathering laboratory”.

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4 Steps to Protect Your Data Center from Disaster

EdTech Magazine

4 Steps to Protect Your Data Center from Disaster. Whether it is the dead of winter or hurricane season, unexpected and severe weather can spell disaster for school data centers. Thankfully, disaster recovery planning, which combines using technology and other preparatory measures , can help K–12 schools ensure that their data is safe no matter what inclement weather — or other crisis — is thrown at them. Back Up More Than Your Data. Data Center. Twitter.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 14 Edition)

Doug Levin

On twitter, I also ponder the trend of tech-savvy teachers increasingly resembling NASCAR drivers, proudly wearing digital uniforms on social media full of sponsored messages as proof of expertise: Why do some in K-12 define #edtech expertise by # of tech company certifications acquired? NOTE: Next week’s “Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News” will be on vacation. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 14 Edition).

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@Quizizz : Say Goodbye to Worksheets and Crosswords

The CoolCatTeacher

A conversation with Jon Corippo on episode 92 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Twitter handle: @jcorippo. Contact Jon: jcorippo@cue.org Twitter: @ jcorippo. So John, what is our edtech tool today?

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 38 Edition)

Doug Levin

It’s not you, dear Twitter, it’s me. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 38 Edition). Tagged on: September 23, 2017 Forget what you’ve been told about edtech | TechCrunch → Patrick Brothers writes: "Investors are incessant in their hunt for the next emerging market. Edtech. The tastemaker in this case is an article from David Bainbridge claiming, “Edtech is the next fintech.” Twitter not your thing?

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 38 Edition)

Doug Levin

It’s not you, dear Twitter, it’s me. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 38 Edition). Tagged on: September 23, 2017 Forget what you’ve been told about edtech | TechCrunch → Patrick Brothers writes: "Investors are incessant in their hunt for the next emerging market. Edtech. The tastemaker in this case is an article from David Bainbridge claiming, “Edtech is the next fintech.” Twitter not your thing?

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Q&A: Lea(R)n CEO Karl Rectanus on Lessons Learned From the Top 40 EdTech Tools

EdTech Magazine

Q&A: Lea(R)n CEO Karl Rectanus on Lessons Learned From the Top 40 EdTech Tools. Lear(R)n , the company behind the digital LearnPlatform, has recently released its second annual EdTech Top 40 list , which includes everything from assessment tools to operational platforms. . Twitter.

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Kasey Bell’s 8 Great Ways to Use Google Slides

The CoolCatTeacher

Kasey Bell on episode 322 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. 3 EdTech Blog. #3 3 EdTech and E-Learning Influencer on Twitter. Must Read EdTech Blog. Twitter: @ShakeUpLearning.

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What does the Effective Use of EdTech Look Like?

Tom Murray

In a report entitled, “ Technology in Education: Global Trends, Universe Spend and Market Outlook , “ FutureSource consulting projected that edtech spending worldwide will hit $19 billion dollars by 2018, up from $13 billion when measured in 2013. Insights , EDU Twitter , EDU LinkedIn , YouTube and SlideShare. Blog edtech iLit Interactive Learning ISTE Linda Darling-Hammond Research SamsungThis post is sponsored by Samsung. However, all thoughts and opinions are my own.

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Equity in #EdTech: A Report Review

ProfHacker

The report is available for download without monetary charge and without collection of your personal data. If you care about equity in edtech, this report is a must-read, especially if you are interested in evidence-based research and practical solutions.

36 Edtech Tools I’m Using Right Now in My Classroom and Life

The CoolCatTeacher

and a Link to a Free Resource with More Tips From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. As I was reading The Teacher’s Guide to Tech last week, I realized that it had been a while since I’d shared my own favorite edtech tools.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 16 Edition)

Doug Levin

Last week, the “Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News” was on vacation, amongst the tall trees of the northwestern coast, and mostly off the grid. In addition, I’ve begun to do some cursory analyses of the data set underlying the map in an attempt to identify patterns that may be useful in responding via policy and practice. Folks on Reddit and Twitter had some interesting thoughts on the piece. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 16 Edition).

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 37 Edition)

Doug Levin

And whether you are personally concerned about issues of privacy (perhaps because you believe you have nothing to hide ), you should be concerned about the ability of even the most sophisticated technology company to keep the data collected about you secure. Data breaches happen with alarming frequency. There is little choice provided to students or families about what data are collected and shared and even less knowledge about how those data are used.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 37 Edition)

Doug Levin

And whether you are personally concerned about issues of privacy (perhaps because you believe you have nothing to hide ), you should be concerned about the ability of even the most sophisticated technology company to keep the data collected about you secure. Data breaches happen with alarming frequency. There is little choice provided to students or families about what data are collected and shared and even less knowledge about how those data are used.

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Visualizing Learning with Infographics: 23 Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

When learners create their own infographics they are telling a story of what their data, information, research and facts mean. They are creating a meaningful connection with the data, which is a powerful way to learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math).

6 Tech Treasures for Special Ed Teachers (K-6)

The CoolCatTeacher

Melissa Mann on episode 167 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Special ed teacher Melissa Mann shares six of her favorite edtech tools for the special education classroom. So I like that for the data.

100K and Counting: A Celebration of the EdSurge Twitter Community

Edsurge

News has followed audiences onto social media, so much so that a few years ago Poynter reported journalists and news organizations were some of the most active users on Twitter. Here is some evergreen advice from folks in the EdSurge community who shared their thoughts during our twitter chats. RACzyz shared his ideas for switching up staff meetings for meaningful professional development during our Personalized PD Twitter chat in June. . A conversation on Twitter about.

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