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7 Resources for Teachers looking to Incorporate Technology into the Classroom


The options for teachers looking to incorporate technology into the classroom are endless. Every new program and gadget has the potential to be a great tool, but it’s easy to get overwhelmed. So how do you know what’s really worth it? This article is here to help. We’ll cover the benefits of incorporating tech tools in the classroom, where to start, and some of the best resources. What are the benefits of incorporating tech tools into the classroom?

The 4 Rs Model: Gen Z’s expectations about education


The fact that education is undergoing systemic changes is no news. Some of these changes are due to globalization, but the main “culprit” is technology, with its disruptive effects in all aspects of our lives.

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Who Wants a Bell Curve? The Strong Case for Mastery Learning in Math


Sarah never smiled in my classroom. At least not with her eyes. She spoke under her breath. Whispers of words I couldn’t usually hear.

5 Awesome New Screencastify Features

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Screencastify is more than a screencasting tool. You can now screencast, edit, quiz, see student analytics, get feedback, and more using Screencastify.

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6 Tips for EdTech Evaluation by Adult Learning Institutions

Many continuing adult education institutions have turned to technology used by higher ed with the following benefits: elevates teaching and learning, scales to address changes in staffing, enrollment and budget, and protects student and institutional data.

Halloween Projects, Websites, Apps, Books, and a Costume

Ask a Tech Teacher

Three holidays are fast-approaching–Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. If you’re a teacher, that means lots of tie-ins to make school festive and relevant to students.

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The Gold Medalist’s Guide for Incorporating Reflection in your Strategic Plan

Education Elements

“The twisties”. Growing up in the competitive cheerleading circuit, I was familiar with the term (and even had a former coach experience them once and never attempt certain gymnastics passes again), but I had never heard the term outside of that space.until this year’s Summer Olympics.


Blended Learning: Design a Mini-playlist that Allows Students to Control the Pace of Their Learning

Catlin Tucker

After reading Catlin Tucker’s blog post, 5 Strategies to Engage Learners Around Flipped Instruction , I was inspired to reflect on and revise a mini-unit I designed focusing on the short film Alike by Daniel Martinez Lara and Rafa Cano Méndez.

I’m Traveling

Ask a Tech Teacher

October 24th – November 7th. My wonderful son is changing his duty station from Okinawa Japan to Fort Dietrich Maryland.


Alternative Learning: Supporting Our At-Promise Students

A Principal's Reflections

Long gone are the days that a one-size-fits-all education program could even be considered an effective option to meet the needs of every student.

White Paper: Enabling digital creativity with Augmented Reality in K12 education

We have conducted 2 research projects on teaching with AR. This research has been conducted with the UiO and the UiS. The resulting white paper is an in-depth look at the state of creative learning through the use of 3D modeling and exploration in AR.

Esports Thrives in K–12 Schools for Reasons Other than Gameplay

EdTech Magazine

After launching Magnolia High School’s innovative Magnolia Cybersecurity Institute at Anaheim Union High School District, English Teacher Lindsay Paananen soon realized that participating students loved hardcore gaming as much as they loved tech – so much so that it was coming through in their writing.


How gaps in social capital research are holding us back, and what to do about it

The Christensen Institute

Anna Arsenault, research project manager for education, co-authored this piece. As COVID wears on, “relationships matter” can feel like a tired cliche.

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Conversations with the Experts: Innovation Connection Speaker Playlist


Post by EdTechTeacher Instructor Tom Driscoll. In the lead-up to our live Innovation Connection event on November 1st , EdTechTeacher’s Tom Daccord, Avra Robinson and Tom Driscoll had the opportunity to engage in fascinating discussions with nine of our featured presenters.

4 simple steps to help students build resilience and confidence

eSchool News

We’ve all heard the expression “we’re in the same boat”–however, I heartily agree with those who are brave enough to argue no–we are all in different boats in the same storm. I’d extend that metaphor for the gradual return to in-person instruction.

2021 Trends in Online Student Demographics’s second annual report on online student demographics explores the characteristics of today’s online students and their insights on college decision-making and the online learning experience amid the challenges of COVID-19.

Districts Partner with Businesses to Train Tomorrow’s IT Workforce

EdTech Magazine

By 2025, an estimated 80 percent of living-wage jobs in Tennessee’s Hamilton County will require a degree or technical credential, according to the report “Chattanooga 2.0: Helping To Shape The Future Of The Workforce.”

How a better understanding of corruption could have helped in Afghanistan

The Christensen Institute

Corruption was always inevitable in Afghanistan. Not because the country is special, but because corruption is inevitable wherever there are people. In places where many people are poor and embroiled in conflict, like Afghanistan, corruption is even more pervasive.

My interview with Big Blue Button

Dangerously Irrelevant

I recently had a chance to keynote Big Blue Button’s first-ever Global Conference. Afterward, I sat down (virtually) with Robert Hocking and we chatted about some deeper learning concepts that I had mentioned in my talk. The half-hour video on ‘ major shifts in education ‘ is below.

The Station Rotation Model

Catlin Tucker

I have a soft spot for the station rotation model. It was one of the first models, along with the flipped classroom, that I could employ in my low-tech classroom.

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Why Genentech Is Transforming the Employee Experience for Mental Health Leave

Speaker: Deborah Olson, Lead Strategist, Genentech, a member of the Roche Group & Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Lyra Health

Employees with the greatest mental health needs often find themselves navigating a complex disability system. Streamlining their mental health leave and recovery time leads to an overall more productive workforce. In this Lyra webinar, hear how Genentech is changing the employee experience to provide fast access to care for members who are suffering from severe mental health needs.

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Play a Role in Endpoint Security

EdTech Magazine

Long before the pandemic, K–12 cyberattacks were a serious concern. The shift to remote learning has only increased the danger.

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What drives the demand for learning pods and micro-schools?

The Christensen Institute

In the summer and fall of 2020, as families wrestled with how they would manage remote learning, “ learning pods ” started trending. Initially, pods were just temporary stop-gaps to provide social interaction for kids and child care coverage for parents until schools could reopen.

As Facebook Changes Name to Meta, Company Wants to Pull Education Into Its 'Metaverse'


Facebook changed its corporate name to Meta yesterday, as part of CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s sweeping vision of creating a next-generation “embodied” internet inspired by science fiction, where users, as he described it , will be “in the experience, not just looking at it.”

How schools can take cybersecurity to the next level

eSchool News

In early March, 15 schools in the United Kingdom reported they were made incapable of delivering online learning for students after a cyberattack forced the education trust to shut down all systems to investigate whether the cybercriminals accessed the central network infrastructure.

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3 Templates for Uncomplicating Your Product Management Process

In this workbook, you’ll find a comprehensive set of templates product development and cross-functional teams can adopt to better leverage your existing skills and your data.

Network Upgrades Support Large Schools with Small IT Staff

EdTech Magazine

Arguably the busiest people in the school district since the pandemic started are the IT professionals.

50 Everyday Formative Assessment Strategies

TeachThought - Learn better.

Formative assessment strategies matter. Like a chef checks a dish for taste, teachers must make frequent, targeted checks for understanding. The post 50 Everyday Formative Assessment Strategies appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching Our Most Popular

We know how to help young kids cope with the trauma of the last year — but will we do it?

The Hechinger Report

At the beginning of 2020, Brisandi Ruiz was hopeful about the year ahead. Her two-year-old was enrolled in a high-quality preschool program near their home in Greenbelt, Maryland.

How social and emotional competence leads to educational equity

eSchool News

Educational equity is achieved by equipping students with tools to overcome some of the pre-existing barriers that impede their ability to succeed in school and thrive.

2021 Trends in College Career and Employment Planning

In this second annual report, part of the research series, 624 business leaders shared how their companies and organizations currently recruit and hire college students from both online and campus-based programs.