8 Epic Edtech Tools to Try This School Year

The CoolCatTeacher

Listen to the show and learn how it is used and follow the links in the show notes below. Download a free ebook with the Lead Forward authors and get inspired. Listen to the show and learn how it is used and follow the links in the show notes below.

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Kasey Bell’s 8 Great Ways to Use Google Slides

The CoolCatTeacher

From stop motion to video controls and cool add-ins for formative assessment and graphics, learn about this Swiss Army Knife of Google tools – Google Slides. Just go to coolcatteacher.com/shake to learn more. Google Slide Tip #2: Create an eBook. We can keep learning more.

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Elementary Technology Favorites by Grade Level

Tech Helpful

One of the things shared was the list of "tried and true" technology usage by grade level at our elementary school. Kindergarten technology use: Wet-Dry-Try iOS App- $4.99 [link] An app for teaching handwriting based on the popular Handwriting Without Tears® Slate Chalkboard activity.

5 Simple Ways to Gamify Your Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Game based learning can be simple and free. FAQ Guide and Reflective Journal for New Teachers ” is currently available in eBook and paperback through Amazon Kindle. Want to hear another episode on game based learning ?

Top 25 Sites/Apps of 2018

Technology Tidbits

Book Creator - A fantastic mobile (iOS/Chrome) app for creating stunning eBooks/presentations, that can be used for digital storytelling, project based learning, and more. Dystopia 2153 - An innovative new site that teaches programming/coding through the use of game based learning and graphic novels. TypeTastic - The best site around for student's K-12 (w/ educational portal) learning how to type/keyboard.

Top 8 Advantages of an Interactive STEM Curriculum

Kitaboo on EdTech

Related: How to Improve Student Learning Outcomes with Digital Learning. School is a place where students are allowed to learn, experiment and make mistakes. While it is alright to learn from one’s mistakes, sometimes the mistakes are too costly to bear. So, teachers found a solution where they let the students learn about the technicalities of the topic and practice on an online virtual platform. Related: 5 Ways to Use Learning Analytics in K-12 Education.

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