9 Web Tools for Creating Digital Magazines

Teacher Reboot Camp

My sisters and I spent several days creating various publications with construction paper and markers, including magazines. Now, creating a digital magazine is much easier. Students can also use these web tools to design a class yearbook or end-of-year memories digital book!

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8 Web Tools for Creating Digital Magazines

Teacher Reboot Camp

My sisters and I spent several days creating various publications with construction paper and markers, including magazines. Now, creating a digital magazine is much easier. This post is part of my Digital Click and Learn Calendar. Class Magazine.

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9 Web Tools for Creating Digital Magazines


My sisters and I spent several days creating various publications with construction paper and markers, including magazines. Now, creating a digital magazine is much easier. Students can also use these web tools to design a class yearbook or end-of-year memories digital book!

Nurturing digital learning at school

FETC Converge

Matthew Joseph , who will be speaking at the upcoming 2019 Future of Education Technology Conference , led the first 1-to-1 device rollout in a public school in Massachusetts more than a decade ago, and also spent 11 years as an elementary school principal. Now director of digital learning and innovation for Milford Public Schools, he is overseeing implementation of the district’s 1-to-1 Chromebook program in grades 3 through 12. Read more at District Administration Magazine.

What is digital learning?

Learning with 'e's

Over the next two weeks I''m in New Zealand, doing a series of keynote presentations to teachers on the future of education and technology supported learning. It''s the huge potential and great possibilities to move learning beyond the traditional walls of the classroom.

Is All the Technology in Modern Classrooms a Good Thing?

EdNews Daily

In recent years, the way we communicate, order food, exchange money, and more has all been reimagined to include technological advances. And, technology has reached the education sector. The inclusion of technology in classrooms is constantly increasing.

Learning.com Joins National Digital Learning Day Celebration with Classroom Lessons and Resources


February 15, 2018 – Learning.com is joining thousands of educators and students nationwide to celebrate Digital Learning Day, February 22, 2018. Digital Learning Day isn’t just about technology. PORTLAND, Ore.

Technology and the Classroom—The Users’ Perspective


New research from NewBay’s AV Technology and Tech & Learning magazines—from a poll of more than 200 users of educational technology in K–12 and higher education—shows how technology leads to increased engagement and more use of online resources, thereby improving educational outcomes.

Seymour Papert, Ed-Tech Pioneer Who Shaped Views of Digital Learning, Dies at 88

Marketplace K-12

Seymour Papert, an education technology and artificial intelligence research pioneer whose theories augured both today’s digital learning and maker-education movements, died this week at his home in Maine. Professor Papert and His Learning Machine.

The Human EdTech for Diversity

EdNews Daily

Technology dominates the education landscape discussion. Uber-like language apps can even connect anyone to a native language speaker anywhere for immersive learning. Language learning has never had the wealth of digital assistance that it has now, but can it aid with diversity goals?

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Moving From 5% to 85% Completion Rates for Online Courses


However, since 2012—when MOOCs gained widespread recognition —instructional designers have made significant strides in designing scalable learning experiences that people successfully finish. Avoid on-demand learning and instead impose deadlines.

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Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

Hack Education

I have learned so much in the intervening years, and my analysis then strikes me as incredibly naive and shallow. million in venture capital from high profile names like LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman and from firms active in ed-tech investing such as Learn Capital.

3 things schools must know about the rising “phigital” student

eSchool News

The clash is coming from so-called Gen Z, the first generation to be considered fully “phigital”—unwilling or unable to draw a distinction between the physical world and its digital equivalent. Digital is King.

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Turning the Tables on Technology Training in Scotland

Daily Edventures

It’s not unusual for teachers to train other teachers to leverage – and make the most of – technology. All of this is made possible by Glow, Scotland’s national digital learning environment. “My They have made such an impact on our school becoming genuine leaders in technology.

Tis the Season to be Tech Jolly with the December Calendar of Digital Goodies!

Teacher Reboot Camp

These posts are part of my December Advent Calendar of Digital Goodies, which you can find below. Click on the day to discover a new post with suggested free education web tools, apps, resources, and ideas for students to create incredible projects and learn effectively with technology.

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3 tips for connecting students to internet resources during summer

eSchool News

Access to online resources including digital content, interactive education apps and websites, videos, experts and peers is no longer a “nice to have” but rather a necessity. She holds firm to the belief that student access to technology is the great equalizer.

Students, celebrities connect for tutoring

eSchool News

Starting today, students can apply via Instagram by submitting a picture showing what they want to learn from the celebrity with an explanation in the caption, along with #CheggTutors and @Chegg. To learn more about the program and how to apply, visit: [link].

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A Class Finale They Won’t Forget! 15+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go. Students can reflect by creating a digital portfolio. Create a digital magazine or newspaper of their favorite moments and memories. Learn outdoors.

HMH launches marketplace to connect educators, developers

eSchool News

New online marketplace destination to discover, share and sell digital learning tools and teacher-created content now live. HMH’s presence gives us a powerful new avenue to connect with educators and help them increase student engagement, confidence, and learning.”.

6 STEAM tinkering tools for the holidays

eSchool News

Engage kids of all ages with these STEM and coding learning toys. This year that (almost) was brought with it a renewed, and much welcome, interest in science and technology, as STEAM, Makerspaces, 3D Printing, and coding became some of this year’s hottest topics.

Tips for Encouraging Learners of All Ages to Read

Teacher Reboot Camp

He received a free copy of my book, Learning to Go: Lesson Ideas for Teaching with Mobile Devices, Cell Phones and BYOT. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go. Critical Reading with Digital Devices!

34+ Nonsense Apps, Web Tools and Resources to Wake Up the Brain Cells!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Humor also engages students and keeps their minds open to the learning when implemented appropriately! For more ideas check out my articles in the GO Teach magazine and The Education Horizons Journal, LOL! Using Humor to Enhance Student Learning.

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In the News…2016

Tom Murray

National School Boards Association (NSBA) Names “20 to Watch” Education Technology Leaders, NSBA , Link. Future of Education Technology Conference ( FETC ) Reveals 2017 Advisory Board, FETC , Link. ISTE Identifies 7 Traits of Digital Learners, Center for Digital Education, Link. Q&A with Thomas Murray on How K-12 Is Becoming Future Ready, EdTech Magazine , Link. Digital Equity: The Road Ahead, Digital Learning Day Live!

52 Tools to Inspire Summer Learning with Photo and Video Challenges

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you have a website, blog, virtual learning site or messaging system like Remind to connect with your learners then you can motivate your students to continue the learning with photo and video challenges. Often, they just need to be challenged to take a closer look, investigate their surroundings, capture their learning, and present it to others. Get your copy of my current books, The 30 Goals for Teachers and Learning to Go. Digital stories with their images.

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Top Tips, Tools and Techniques for Easy Formative Assessment

The CoolCatTeacher

Formative assessment can supercharge your classroom learning. Technology can make formative assessment easier for you. I would go so far to say that formative assessment is one of the greatest gifts of education technology to the classroom.

Organizing the Edtech Toolbox


During the edWebinar, “ Transform Learning: Track Results for Chromebooks, Google Suite, and Every Application,” presenters Kyle Berger, Chief Technology Officer at Grapevine-Colleyville ISD, TX, and Matthew X. Kyle is known as a transformer of educational technology.

Let’s Write! 20+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

David Crystal, a world renowned linguist, has researched text speak and digital writing for nearly a decade. He sheds light on many myths associated with writing with digital tools in this video interview and in his books and articles. We invest hours reading and writing on our digital devices every day. The problem is we don’t nurture or facilitate digital learning enough in schools. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go.

Using Google Apps to Support Reading and Writing in the Classroom (Recorded Webinar)

Shake Up Learning

The post Using Google Apps to Support Reading and Writing in the Classroom (Recorded Webinar) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Bring Shake Up Learning to Your School. Digital Differentiation with Google Apps (workshop or presentation). Connect with Shake Up Learning.

Twitter: A Resource For All

A Principal's Reflections

Video credit: [link] On this, the first Digital Learning Day , I have some questions for those of you reading this post. You can view the entire winter Scholastic Administrator magazine HERE ). educational leadership educational technology Twitter Everyone that knows me is well aware of my professional affinity for Twitter.

School Districts Take Advantage of E-Rate’s Category One Funding

EdTech Magazine

School districts across the country are under pressure to get the biggest bang for the buck, and the federal E-rate program is a way to address internet connectivity needs cost-­effectively, while supporting the growing use of mobile computing devices and digital learning in classrooms.

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Content Monitoring Tools Help K–12 IT Officials Patrol Internet Boundaries

EdTech Magazine

In education, software programs lend a helping hand just about everywhere, from device ­management to digital learning. The technology does some prioritizing, but you respond to all of them. Some alerts from the technologies require administrators to react at once.

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What You Need to Know About E-rate

Digital Promise

The funding requested by schools reached nearly $5 billion in 2012 and 2013, according to District Administration magazine. The Federal Communications Commission set aside an additional $2 billion over the next two years to help schools upgrade their Internet connections so that those connections meet the standards set out by the State Education Technology Directors Association. With approaches like these, digital learning doesn’t stop when students leave the classroom

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How to Quickly Create, Send, & Translate a Parent Newsletter


If you aren’t familiar with using Google then this might take some time investment at the beginning, but trust me learning to use Google Suites and Apps is the best teacher time and sanity saver! A few weeks ago I sent my first parent newsletter to 400+ parents.

What We Know About Betsy DeVos, Trump's Pick for Education Secretary


She says technology has a role in the classroom : “I think digital learning is in its infancy relative to the influence that it can and will have,” she told Philanthropy Roundtable in 2013. “I I can only imagine how much more boring it is today, when you check all of those new technologies at the door and go sit in rows of desks and listen to somebody talk at you for 30 or 40 minutes. Education Technology Government PolicyPresident-elect Donald J.