Document Learning in a Digital Portfolio

Teacher Reboot Camp

The digital portfolio tools below help students document their work in multiple ways and also can be used throughout a student’s learning journey. Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Digital portfolios are powerful learning tools for students of all ages.

8 Epic Edtech Tools to Try This School Year

The CoolCatTeacher

Today, Richard Byrne, author of Free Technology for Teachers, talks about eight edtech apps that you should try. (He ” The post 8 Epic Edtech Tools to Try This School Year appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

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4 Tech Tools for Photo Documentation

Brilliant or Insane

The post 4 Tech Tools for Photo Documentation appeared first on Brilliant or Insane. Assessment Technology edtechBrilliant or Insane. I fell in love with photography the year we took our kids to Washington D.C. and Philadelphia.

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The Three Most Important Planning Documents That Guide Your School District

TeacherCast

Join us each week of October 2019 as we deep dive into what goes into creating an EdTech Integration Plan and why it's the single most important document to guide all of our Digital Learning decisions throughout the year. Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network.

Challenges and Possible Solutions for Edtech Procurement: Part 1

Digital Promise

Educational technology (edtech) companies have capitalized on technology’s potential to personalize learning experiences for students, which can result in content that is layered with mechanisms to support the needs of diverse learners. 5 major challenges surrounding edtech procurement.

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Turn Your Word Documents Into Dynamic Websites Using SWAY!

TeacherCast

EdTech News Microsoft Eduation MicrosoftHave you ever spent hours working on the perfect Word Doc and wondered … “who will ever see all of this work I just did?

Sutori: Documenting Student Process & Work Through a Timeline @SutoriApp #edtech

techieMusings

In this post, I wanted to share how Sutori can be used to help students document their work throughout a project, to create a final presentation, or to create a timeline of events. How are you having students document their process as they work through projects, labs, and papers?

Timeline Tools to Document and Analyze the Past

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you enjoy these resources, then take one of my fully accredited continuing education and graduate online courses or check out my latest book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies with EdTech Missions ! Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar !

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Using @SutoriApp + @Flipgrid to Document & Reflect on Class Experience (Including Template) #edtech #stuvoice

techieMusings

With the release of Sutori’s new embed functionality , I had a chance to write a guest post on their site’s blog: Using @SutoriApp + @Flipgrid to Document & Reflect on Class Experience (Including Template).

Top 5 new EdTech tools that you might use in your university

Neo LMS

According to the report, the EdTech industry will reach a global value of $252 billion by 2020. The EdTech sphere is obviously developing quickly, so some things that seemed impossible only a few years ago have become a standard in the meantime. 5 New EdTech tools to watch.

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10 Edtech Tools to Try in 2018

EdTech4Beginners

The EdTech industry continues to grow with new products. These edtech products are available to educators and school administrators. Here’s a complete list of must-try Edtech Resources and Technology Tools for Teachers: BOOK CREATOR. Powered by Microsoft, you start by selecting a template, a topic, or a document you already have on your computer. This EdTech tool is so easy to use. Each one can make a big difference in your teaching and your students learning.

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Using Google Forms to Streamline Feedback & Document Growth

techlearning

edtech Google Apps TL Advisor Blog AssessmentA few weeks ago, I was on our New Jersey Google Educator’s Group (GEG:NJ) show called The Suite Talk hosted by Kim Mattina.

Documenting Growth & Connecting Knowledge in #APCalculus Using @SutoriApp + @Flipgrid + @SocraticOrg #edtech

techieMusings

document how their understandings have grown. I asked students to use Sutori to document this work. In my AP Calculus course, I wanted students to look back on past work and connect it to new knowledge. Reflection is key to learning, and I wanted to create a project to help students strengthen their understanding of the relationships between “old” and “new” material.

Guest post: 15 EdTech Resources to Use in Classroom

EdTech4Beginners

They can make gorgeous boards to collect documents and web pages they would like to access later. There are plenty of EdTech resources to explore, and you couldn’t test them all even if you tried. Hopefully, this list of 15 EdTech resources inspired you to make your classroom more fun! education edtech educational technology teachers teaching technologyIf you don’t use educational technology, you’re not a cool teacher.

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Trimester Project: Documenting Growth & Reflecting on Connections Using @SutoriApp with Embedded @Flipgrid Responses & @Desmos Graphs #edtech #mathchat

techieMusings

Documenting Growth & Reflecting on Connections. The final trimester project I created asked students to use Sutori to “document their growth & reflect on connections in AP Calculus.” My school has always administered exams in the first and third trimester (meaning that students usually are taking their trimester exam right about now). However, this year, we moved to a one exam model, which will be given at the end of trimester 2.

Help! My document is in PDF jail!

EduTechGeek

For some reason, over the past several weeks, I’ve received PDFs (Adobe Portable Document Files) that were password protected – and without the secret key, you’re all of a sudden in PDF jail with no way to get out. Applications EdTech Lifehacks PDF

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EdTech for Struggling Readers

Class Tech Integrate

Speechify - Chrome OS & iOS app I was introduced to Speechify in Episode 99 of The House of #EdTech Podcast by Chris Nesi. Send multiple multi page documents to your phone and have them read to you. A teacher's number one responsibility is to meet the needs of their students.

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Why Does Your School District Need an EdTech Integration Plan?

TeacherCast

In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff and Nick bring in the new year by discussing extremely important, EdTech Integration Plan. If you are in a school district and are interested in creating your own EdTech Integration Plan, please contact us today by email or voice.

Why Does Your School District Need an EdTech Integration Plan?

TeacherCast

In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff and Nick bring in the new year by discussing extremely important, EdTech Integration Plan. If you are in a school district and are interested in creating your own EdTech Integration Plan, please contact us today by email or voice.

Limited Evidence in Edtech: Everyone Agrees – It Isn’t Their Fault

Digital Promise

to address an essential question: How might we collaborate to ensure evidence of impact, not marketing or popularity, drives edtech adoption and implementation? How might we develop a mechanism for funding research on edtech products? Create a type of “Consumer Reports” for edtech.

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Who Should Truly Have the Power in K-12 Edtech Adoption?

Edsurge

Because teachers typically lack purchasing power, edtech companies often hesitate to target them in marketing efforts. Because teachers typically lack purchasing power, edtech companies often hesitate to target them in marketing efforts. Technology administrators are very busy people.

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How an #EdTech Lens Can Improve a Learning Culture

A Principal's Reflections

The successful digital transformation that took place at my school is well documented. However, I am the first to acknowledge that the most significant catalyst for change that resulted from our entry into the edtech world was a new lens to critically reflect on professional practice.

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Debunking the ‘Gold Standard’ Myths in Edtech Efficacy

Edsurge

For almost a decade, selling edtech products to schools and districts has felt dangerously like selling a home over the internet. We describe edtech products with all the excitement and adjectives of a fresh listing on Zillow. This included guidelines for curriculum and edtech.

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What are your edtech resolutions?

eSchool News

I will use less paper by having students document learning electronically and posting to their FreshGrade eportfolios. “I District Management Featured on eSchool News Teaching & Learning edtech goals resolutionsThis year, I resolve to … Support high-quality learning.

How Edtech Can Help Build a Blueprint for Real Change in K-12

Edsurge

Meanwhile, billions of dollars have been spent on edtech by these same school communities. Today’s edtech market is radically fragmented. And edtech companies cater to this fragmentation in their product design and marketing. Edtech can enable and house the holistic blueprint.

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Take Two: Clever’s Newest Effort to Help Teachers Try Before They Buy Edtech

Edsurge

The disconnect between what school leaders buy and what teachers actually use is well-documented. Another recent survey found that, on average, districts saw more than 700 different edtech products used each month during the last school year. In early 2016, it launched Co-Pilot to give schools free 30-day trials of edtech software built by other companies. Education Technology Edtech Business Startups

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Writing on a SMART Board Using a Document Camera

Hansen's Link to Tech

A lot of teacher''s want to write on their SMART Board while using their non SMART brand document camera. smart #smartboard #edtech If you would like to do so, follow these simple steps. Locate the icon for your document camera software: ImageMate (Elmo brand) ArcSoft (Epson brand) If you are using an Elmo document camera just maximize your screen. If you are using an Epson document camera, press the capture button and press the full screen button.

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An Inside Look at the Edtech Purchasing Process

edWeb.net

While the Wild West era of edtech may be over, there’s still some mystery over how schools decide what digital materials to buy. In the edWebinar, “ Building Authentic Need and Research into Edtech Development,” representatives from a large school district, a small district, a developer, and the research community answered burning questions about edtech procurement. What role do learning goals play when searching for the best edtech?

Where Edtech and Its Investors Miss the Mark

Edsurge

In three years as an investor at Reach Capital, an edtech venture fund, I’ve watched public, private and philanthropic dollars pour into school operations, adaptive software, data analytics, teacher development, and teacher tools in worthy attempts to improve education. It was fueled by primary source documents and photos about the horrors of the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire and the rise of industrialism. Education Technology Investors Edtech Business

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

The CoolCatTeacher

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. I moved all of my documents to Dropbox. I also want them to know how to collaborate and communicate in the document. .

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Optimizing Your LinkedIn Profile for Your Edtech Job Hunt

Edsurge

If you’re looking to break into edtech and show potential employers what you can do, spend some time tweaking your LinkedIn profile. If you’re looking to break into edtech and show potential employers what you can do, consider spending some time tweaking your LinkedIn profile. Then search for job descriptions on Linkedin and other jobs boards (Note: if you’re looking for edtech jobs, you should definitely search the EdSurge job’s board ). Looking to level up in your career?

Do You Know the Edtech Adoption Rules in Your State? SETDA’s New Guide May Help.

Edsurge

Others stipulate publishers complete special checklists or tweaks to Request for Proposal (RFP) documents. Publishers and other companies in the edtech space often have difficulty navigating the regulations, which vary so drastically from state to state. What’s the difference between selling an education product to California versus Indiana—or any other state, for that matter?

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition)

Doug Levin

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition). Tagged on: April 2, 2017 School IT Leaders Share Strategies on Defending Against DDoS Attacks | EdTech Magazine → This article claims students are primarily responsible for denial of service attacks on schools.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition)

Doug Levin

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition). Tagged on: April 2, 2017 School IT Leaders Share Strategies on Defending Against DDoS Attacks | EdTech Magazine → This article claims students are primarily responsible for denial of service attacks on schools.

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ASU’s ScaleU, an Edtech Accelerator With a University Behind It

Edsurge

What began with faculty interest in Stephenson’s Canadian company, Riipen, which connects students with class projects offered by actual businesses, led to conversations with a university accelerator that invests in edtech startups and connects them with faculty to launch pilot programs.