Lenovo EdTech Council

EdTech4Beginners

I am really excited to be part of the Lenovo EdTech Council! education edtech Lenovo teaching VRJust been sent my first goodie box full of tech to try out. I will keep you posted on how I use it in the classroom.

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Inspiring Edtech Quotes

EdTech4Beginners

I recently compiled a list of quotes about educational technology that have really inspired me. Have you got any favourite quotes about edtech? education canva edtech educational technology inspiration inspiring quotes learning quotes teaching tech tech tool technology

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EdTech Acronyms Explained

EdTech4Beginners

The amount of new acronyms in the educational technology world is staggering… and often overwhelming for educators. CREATE – Collaboartion, Resources, Educate, Apps, Technology, Enriching. GAFE – Google Apps For Education (include Google Docs, Google Sites etc).

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The EDTECH Survey 2018 – Results Are In!

EdTech4Beginners

Recently, I set up a survey to find out about EDTECH & its use in schools around the globe. What is your favourite educational app? What is your favourite educational website? Do you think educational technology accelerates learning?

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EdTech Magazine's Must Read K-12 EdTech IT Blogs

Educational Technology Guy

EdTech , Focus on K12, magazine has announced their 2018 edition of the 50 Must Read K-12 IT Blogs. The site is an awesome free resource itself with articles, interviews and videos about Edtech. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy.

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The future-proof educator

Ditch That Textbook

Guest Blog Teaching edtech educational technology future of education future-proof educator timeless teaching practicesThe rise of computers and the Internet has changed the way we consume. From automated checkouts to online banking, every industry has been disrupted. Let’s take a look at the salesperson. I remember as a child having the door-to-door vacuum salesperson come to sell a Kirby vacuum to my parents. Now, unless you are a […].

How to use Padlet as a collaborative edtech tool

EdTech4Beginners

Let me know what you think Tagged: collaborative technology , edtech , education , padlet , teaching ideas , teaching with technology , tutorial. education collaborative technology edtech padlet teaching ideas teaching with technology tutorial

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Speaker at the Global EdTech Summit 2017

EdTech4Beginners

I am very happy to have been asked to present at the Global EdTech Summit 2017. I have no doubt that it will be an excellent event – topics include: Digital Transformation In Higher Education. The Future of Educational Technology.

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An Interview About EDTECH 4 BEGINNERS

EdTech4Beginners

Tagged: edtech , edtech 4 beginners , education , neil jarrett , teaching. education edtech edtech 4 beginners neil jarrett teachingI was recently interviewed for the Bookwidgets Blog. Questions centred around my career and why I set up the blog.

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What’s in Your Edtech Bag? #EdTechRations

The CoolCatTeacher

talks about the educational technology that educators around the world carry in their bags and pockets. The Really Useful #EdTech Book. ” The post What’s in Your Edtech Bag?

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Guest post: 15 EdTech Resources to Use in Classroom

EdTech4Beginners

If you don’t use educational technology, you’re not a cool teacher. They are growing up with all kinds of tech tools by their side, and they are thrilled to see technology involved in the educational process. When you show the educational side of this platform, they will realize that YouTube combines knowledge with fun. National Geographic Education. Discovery Education. This is another one of your favorite TV channels offering educational resources.

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The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017

Securly

In December 2010, The Journal –“t he leading Technology based education publication for K-12 and higher education”– published an article with a 5-prong prediction for the following year. Now, we know that edtech has been proven to improve test scores and overall classroom engagement.

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Whose Land? Understanding Indigenous Peoples Through Edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

Michael Furdyk is the Co-founder of TakingITGlobal ( www.tigweb.org ), which provides innovative global education programs that empower youth to understand and act on the world’s greatest challenges. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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My Article For Google & TES: The top edtech tools for teachers to try in 2017.

EdTech4Beginners

I recently wrote a new year themed article for a joint project between Google and the Times Educational Supplement (TES). Tagged: edtech 2017 , education , educational technology 2017 , future edtech , future tech , teachers , teaching , tech tools 2017 , top edtech tools.

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How Do Edtech Developers Use Research?

Digital Promise

Though many edtech companies claim their products are research-based and effective, some educators say they have trouble believing these claims when targeted students and school contexts are ambiguous. Educators should demand edtech companies to incorporate research into their products.

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The EdTech Disconnect

The Christensen Institute

This is the second post in the #WhoYouKnow blog series on the overlap of social capital, EdTech, and innovation. Next time you pick up or read about a new EdTech product, ask yourself a simple question: “Will this product expand or strengthen students’ networks?”

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Are Curriculum Specialists in Edtech Denial?

techlearning

Curriculum is the what, education technology (aka edtech) is the how. Edtech Defined Recently I was asked to define edtech. Edtech can be used in traditional classrooms, at home, and as part of learning in almost any setting." Education is not made up of tools.

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Effective Edtech Pilots with Adult Learners

Digital Promise

In this webinar, Patti Constantakis and Christina Luke from Digital Promise discuss the ways the Digital Promise Edtech Pilot Framework can be used when piloting new technology products. The post Effective Edtech Pilots with Adult Learners appeared first on Digital Promise.

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Four EdTech Resolutions for Educators in 2016

Chalkup

At the stroke of midnight on January 1, plenty of educators will set resolutions to boost organization or experiment with new methods in the classroom.

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Educator and Student Voice: Following a School District’s Edtech Pilot Journey

Digital Promise

When considering the benefits to using edtech, an eighth grade student at Elizabeth Forward School District said, “When we started in first and second grade, everything was on paper and it was just a lot more difficult because if you forgot something, you can’t go back to school and get it.

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6 reasons you should ditch your edtech

Ditch That Textbook

Technology in education is transformational. But it’s not the be-all, end-all in education. Ed Tech creative teaching edtech educational technology engagement learning experiences relationships Revolutionary.

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Pairing Edtech and Students Who Have Special Needs

Where Learning Clicks

Edtech and students who have special needs make great partners, so learn how you can leverage technology to accommodate more of your students’ needs. The post Pairing Edtech and Students Who Have Special Needs appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

Conquering the EdTech World with GoConqr.

EdTech4Beginners

But don’t just take my word – read what an educator who uses GoConqr every day in his classroom had to say. Tagged: classroom technology , edtech , education , learning , teaching , tech , tech tool. education classroom technology edtech learning teaching tech tech tool

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Bethany Petty: Using Edtech to Enhance Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Education technology must enhance learning. Using Edtech to Enhance Learning. Bethany Petty is a Christian, mother, wife, full-time high school Social Studies teacher, educational technology enthusiast, reader, runner, blogger, and more!

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Parents as #Edtech Partners

Kyle Pace

parents are the most underserved group in education. Is it solely a school district’s job to educate parents about technology, social media, digital citizenship, etc.? This is all called being proactive instead of reactive about #edtech.

More than One Metric Matters in EdTech

Education Elements

When it comes to edtech I agree with the recent Forbes magazine article that student outcomes matter. Making a difference for students is why I first became an educator, then a school leader, and why I work in an edtech start-up.

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Demystifying the Adult Edtech Market

Digital Promise

We have been witnessing disruptive innovation in education for years. Watch this webinar to learn about untapped potential of the the adult learning edtech landscape, including specific customer segments to target. Adult Learning Blog Developers Educators Engagement Entrepreneurs

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What's on Our EdTech Bookshelf: 15 Books for Educators

Chalkup

There are a handful of edtech reads on our holiday wish list, as well as several old standbys we always recommend to edtech enthusiasts. Sounds like a blog post to me, gang!). Here’s a preview of what books are lining our shelves at Chalkup.

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EdTech Update - bringing the best news about EdTech to you

Educational Technology Guy

The State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) and Aggregage are excited to announce the launch of EdTech Update. EdTech Update --. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. edtech free resources newsletter website

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5 Simple Ways to Improve Physical Education w/ #Edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Jarrod Robinson @mrrobbo gives us the apps, tools, and mindset to rock physical education class. In today’s show, Jarod Robinson geeks out Physical Education Class: Replay apps to help kids see what to improve.

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Top EdTech Conferences for 2018

Where Learning Clicks

With the transformation from traditional, lecture-led instruction to more blended and online learning, many educators have unanswered questions and/or ideas brewing about these changes. The post Top EdTech Conferences for 2018 appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

The Four P's—The Future of Edtech

LearnBop

At the ending keynote for the Tennessee Education Technology Convention (TETC) this week, Kathy Schrock left me thinking about the four P's that she said might exemplify the future of educational technology. The future of edtech will be algorithm driven.

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Richard Byrne’s Most Exciting Edtech Tools

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Richard Byrne @rmbyrne discusses the edtech tools he’s most excited about today. Richard’s work is focused on sharing free resources that educators can use to enhance their students’ learning experiences.

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11 Great EdTech Podcasts

techlearning

Podcasts are one of my favorite ways to learn new information, be inspired, be challenged, discover creative practices in education, find out about the latest resources, and even be entertained. He is an authorized Google Education Trainer and a Google Certified Innovator.

Edtech and Social Emotional Learning #sel

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Dr. Michelle Zimmerman @mrzphd talks about social emotional learning and education technology. FutureFit aligns social emotional learning and character education with your traditional subjects of math, language arts, sciences and more for grades K-12.

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Challenging harmful stereotypes about edtech

The Christensen Institute

If you follow the popular press, you might have noticed the recent New York Times series by technology reporter Natasha Singer aimed to shed light on a dark underbelly of the edtech sector. In her latest piece , Singer scrutinizes the ethics of edtech companies that incentivize teachers to endorse their products. Many actors in edtech or philanthropy have noble aims and laudable results, as do teachers attempting to bring technology into their classrooms.

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The Iceberg: Getting beneath the surface of #edtech fears (#DitchBook)

Ditch That Textbook

For anyone that encourages educators to try something new — especially with tech — there are responses that we often hear … I’m not tech-savvy. DitchBook Twitter chat ditchbook edtech educational technology growth mindset reluctant adopters

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Five EdTech Story Ideas for Education Reporters

Doug Levin

This week, education reporters from across the nation are gathering at the 2017 Education Writers Association National Seminar in Washington, DC. Among the topics they will focus on is technology in education (AKA "digital learning"). To that end, I suggest five story ideas for reporters interested in the topic. Blog In the News Trends #EWA17

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Top 3 EdTech Predictions for 2016 and Beyond

Waterford

The year is well under way and we have been anxiously watching the Internet to see the latest edtech predictions for 2016. Based on the numerous articles we’ve read, we’ve compiled our top 3 list edtech predictions for 2016.

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4 EdTech Ways to Differentiate in a Student-Centered Classroom

The Web20Classroom

Co-Written with my friend and business partner Shaelynn Farnsworth In all the work that Shaelynn and I do with teachers across the US and beyond we see educators creating amazing learning environments for students.

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EdTech for Struggling Readers

Class Tech Integrate

The reason we use technology in education is to support student learning by helping teachers meet the needs of their learners. Speechify - Chrome OS & iOS app I was introduced to Speechify in Episode 99 of The House of #EdTech Podcast by Chris Nesi.

Rapid Cycle Pilots: Using Edtech to Support English Learners

Digital Promise

Education leaders seeking to improve learning outcomes for English Learners have started exploring ways to leverage edtech tools to meet students’ diverse cultural and linguistic needs. Research suggests this approach has promise, but with so many edtech options and limited evidence on their impact, many district leaders need help determining which tools best meet the needs of their particular English Learner population.

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The Top Gun of EdTech Conference

Two Guys and Some iPads

That is why I call the CUE Rock Star Camp the Top Gun of EdTech conferences. He cares about education and will go out of his way to help others. John is knowledge about education and helping students succeed in and out of the classroom.