Have you seen “What Works” for your schools? Amplify success with a video library of teaching

Edthena

New toolsets from Edthena allow any district to curate a video library of searchable lesson segments, tagged to teaching standards, and shared securely to all staff members within the district. We’ve made each organization’s library searchable by grade, subject, and tags.

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. They can create books and put them in a private library or a shared library for you and your students. Powered by Microsoft, you start by selecting a template, a topic, or a document you already have on your computer.

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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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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. International Children’s Digital Library. 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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What are your edtech resolutions?

eSchool News

Esra Murray, library media specialist, Cider Mill Elementary School, Connecticut. 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. Frankie Jackson, chief technology officer, Cypress Fairbanks (TX) Independent School District.

Free edtech won’t lead to lasting change in schools—but here’s what could

The Christensen Institute

A lifetime ago in March, it made perfect sense for edtech companies to make their products free. Another is Transcend’s Recovery to Reinvention library , which documents the details of remote learning and re-entry models in student-centered schools. The release of the referenced “Students, Computers, and Learning” report rankled the edtech community by finding that more frequent computer use in schools was associated with lower results.

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. To be sure, there are gold nugget lessons within the vast OER and marketplace libraries, but finding them is difficult and time-consuming. Education Technology Investors Edtech Business

Funding Edtech with the E-Rate Program and Grants

edWeb.net

And with online assessments now being required in many states, reliable broadband access is also essential so that students’ knowledge and skills are accurately represented, and technology is not a barrier to achievement and its documentation. During a recent edWebinar , edtech experts provided an overview of the E-Rate program, state matching funds, and ways to obtain grants for technological development.

No Kidding: This Pre-Revenue Edtech Startup Just Raised $15M in Series B Funding

Edsurge

Kiddom is integrated with Google Drive, which allows teachers and students to send Google documents between one another. And in addition to a library of videos, lessons and activities from 16 providers, including CK-12 and Khan Academy, teachers can upload their own materials onto Kiddom and assign them to students. Education Technology Financing Edtech Business

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.

20+ Ideas to Supercharge Classroom Creativity

The CoolCatTeacher

5- Create a Library of Maker Materials Make it easy to tinker and invent with a rich library of resources and materials. All Subjects Classroom Design Edtech Tool Tuesday Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) How to Guides. Ideas to help you spark creativity in your classroom From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Creativity is something that we have to nurture as teachers.

Taking Over Georgia Department of Education Instagram: A Lesson in Trust

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

My name is Andy Plemmons, school library media specialist at David C Barrow Elementary in Athens GA @barrowmediacenter I will take over the DOE account this week. gadoeteachertakeover #librariesofinstagram #blackhistory #mlk #edtech #research #2ndgrade #peace #gaed #gaedu #teachersofig #bookstagram #literacy #mlkday #transliteracy. Partnering with Gretchen Thomas and her UGA Project Spark class to give students more access to our library makerspace.

Because Slavery Should Not Be Edtech Gamified #slavesimulation

RafranzDavis.com

School Library Journal – “Media Mix: ‘Flight to Freedom’ for Black History Month”. For that, I am still annoyed with the greater Edtech Community about. I want my kids to examine primary documents, research, interview real people, watch revelations captured via film, discuss and maybe even do some writing to reflect and think. my great grandfather, a product of slavery.

Emerging EdTech Trends to Implement Today

Fractus Learning

Materials can be uploaded digitally and are easily shared with students, eliminating paper waste in the case of documents that would have otherwise been photocopied. When proper licensing rights are secured, students can receive e-books, eliminating strain on the school’s library and freeing teachers to assign books that they might have previously been unable to use in classrooms due to the associated costs of purchasing hard copies of books.

Best EdTech of 2016

Graphite Blog

It's a heartening trend; the best edtech developers are taking the lessons (both good and bad) of the last few years to heart and delivering products at a higher level of quality than we've seen in the past. Perfect for English language learners and struggling readers, CommonLit is a free digital library of ready-to-print leveled texts -- news articles, poems, short stories, and historical documents.

Get a Head Start on Back-to-School EdTech

Graphite Blog

Whether you're a veteran or a first-timer, planning how and when your students will use edtech tools is an important step in creating an engaging digital classroom. Discovery Education has lots of visual materials (videos, video clips, documents, slides) on specific topics that can be kept in files on the site. Planning for edtech tools doesn't need to be a pain -- following these tips will put you on track for another exciting year.

Cloud QR: A classroom friendly app to create QR codes

EdTech4Beginners

Just pick an image from your library, and the app will upload the image to the internet and return a QR code to the user. Record audio , narrate images , upload video from your device, create slideshows , upload documents and files. Tagged: apps , edtech , qr codes , teaching. education apps edtech qr codes teachingWorking with QR codes in the classroom can be both fun and powerful.

Back to School Student Goal-Setting and Motivation with Digital Vision Boards

Teacher Reboot Camp

Pinterest – free and popular curation web tool, iOS/Android app, and bookmarklet to easily pin inspiring posts, documents, videos, and images to a board. Canva – web tool and iPad app with a free library of stock images, stickers, and graphics.

Back to School Student Goal-Setting and Motivation with Digital Vision Boards

Teacher Reboot Camp

Pinterest – free and popular curation web tool, iOS/Android app, and bookmarklet to easily pin inspiring posts, documents, videos, and images to a board. Canva – web tool and iPad app with a free library of stock images, stickers, and graphics.

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. Tagged on: April 1, 2017 Libraries have become a broadband lifeline to the cloud for students | Ars Technica → The role of the library in the digital age has grown thanks to cloud tools.

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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. Tagged on: April 1, 2017 Libraries have become a broadband lifeline to the cloud for students | Ars Technica → The role of the library in the digital age has grown thanks to cloud tools.

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8 Web Tools and a Template For Learners to Establish Goals with Vision Boards

Teacher Reboot Camp

Pinterest – free and popular curation web tool, iOS/Android app, and bookmarklet to easily pin inspiring posts, documents, videos, and images to a board. Canva – web tool and iPad app with a free library of stock images, stickers, and graphics. Also, find a library of stickers, frames, and templates. Effective Technology Integration Events Holidays 2017 Digital Calendar edapps edtech free web tools and apps tech tips vision board

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Effective Digital Citizenship Education

The CoolCatTeacher

She is a high school library media center director in Illinois and author of the book Digital Citizenship in Action published through ISTE. Did you do anything to document that? is a high school library media center director in Aurora, Illinois. All Grades All Subjects Digital Citizenship Edtech Tool Tuesday Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Flat Classroom and Global Collaboration High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) How to Guides.

How to scale your teaching game with these 10 features of Linways LMS

Linways Technologies

Digital library and course material distribution You can deliver the course content using Linways LMS’ document repository and digital library and join with the students through live calls or discussion forums to engage them in the topic. Edtech Education Indian Education Research & Development Strategy Teacher's role academic institution education management Education Reform educational institution Linways AMS Teaching tips

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How Education Technology Will Revolutionize Learning

Kitaboo on EdTech

Some applications have the option to consult dictionaries within the digital books themselves, and there are also libraries that lend e-books. Here are 9 reasons why publishers should move to digital eBook libraries. The classroom reality has changed drastically in the past decade.

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Book Creator – A Brilliant Tech Tool To Use In The Classroom

EdTech4Beginners

A pupil recently told me, “The best bit about it is the end result: it looks like a real book in a library!”. Here’s a few lessons that I have successfully carried out: Moreover, here is an article I wrote a while back, about my experience of using Book Creator to document a science lesson. education apps for education apps for the classroom book creator books edtech teachers teaching writing writing appsBook Creator was launched in 2011.

Avoid these common pitfalls in your institution’s learning management.

Linways Technologies

With the document repository and digital library equipped in Linways, teachers can upload course-related documents and share course-related videos or lectures to their video lectures or other help files. Edtech Education Indian Education Strategy Teacher's role academic management system Linways AMS Online EducationWhy using multiple tools to manage your institution’s academics when you can have the all-in-one with better results.

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Student Goal-Setting with Digital Vision Boards

Teacher Reboot Camp

Easily pin inspiring posts, documents, videos, and images to a board. Canva is a web tool and app with a free library of stock images, stickers, and graphics. Also, find a library of stickers, frames, and templates. Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar !

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Student Goal-Setting with Digital Vision Boards

Teacher Reboot Camp

Easily pin inspiring posts, documents, videos, and images to a board. Canva is a web tool and app with a free library of stock images, stickers, and graphics. Also, find a library of stickers, frames, and templates. Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar !

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5 Risks Posed by the Increasing Misuse of Technology in Schools.

Edsurge

Numerous articles in publications such as the New York Times and the Washington Post have documented high student attrition, low teacher wages, low student test scores and low graduation rates. Risk Five: Money in Edtech The tech industry wields its money in dubious ways to peddle its product. Education Technology Market Trends Edtech BusinessAt any given moment in the day, I am attached to my cellphone, my iPad or my computer.

Try Out the New Formative!

techlearning

The awesomeness of it comes in the fact that you can add almost anything to it including live drawing questions, long-form documents, audio responses, and more. They rebuilt everything from the ground up, and in the process, they added some great new features like a pre-made content library, standards-based grading, Google Classroom syncing, tracking student growth over time, and more advanced questions like Desmos. edtech Assessment TL Advisor Blog

Top Research Websites, Search Engines, and a Research Choice Menu for K-12 Students

Teacher Reboot Camp

One of the activities in my book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: Ways to Launch EdTech Missions is to get students to do a quick 2 minute search about the topic. Choosito is a student search engine and digital library. The Library of Congress provides archived newspapers, patents, historical documents, and images for students to search and discover information about a topic. “Television didn’t transform education. Neither will the internet.

AI and Personalized Learning That Goes Beyond Tech: The Latest Camelback Ventures Cohort

Edsurge

It’s a cloud based platform that uses library science and AI so researchers can “discover, manage and curate research” in a single location. They are a collection of all the documents the company has compiled on a single scientific concept. However, it hopes to build an online content library of trainings for employers. Education Technology Entrepreneurship Edtech Business

It’s NOT About Google (Part 2) – SULS045

Shake Up Learning

I think back to the days when we had to do all of our research in the library with index cards and the good old’ Dewey Decimal System. The post It’s NOT About Google (Part 2) – SULS045 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. It’s NOT about Google, y’all! It’s about the LEARNING!