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.

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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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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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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“EdTech” is a Leadership Position

The Principal of Change

So some quick thoughts on how to help others move forward with educational technology: Don’t just show people tools…discuss the thinking and learn to make a direct connection to deeper learning.

12 great ways to grow as an educator this summer

Ditch That Textbook

Honestly, I’ve never wanted my education career to take a major hiatus for months at a time. [.]. Ed Tech conferences edtech education on air educational technology professional development professional learning seesaw voxer

EdTech and the accessibility paradox

The Christensen Institute

Summer Cox is an exceptional student education coordinator at Henry County Public Schools in Georgia. That’s given Cox a front seat to a new movement in education, which calls for recreating classrooms in a manner that supports learning for each child. In some ways, personalized learning is catching up to what special education advocates have long believed. As Cox explained: It’s my opinion as a special educator that not all students are the same.

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.

In Successful Edtech, Pedagogy Comes First—Devices Second

Digital Promise

Educational technology (edtech for short) can play a significant role in mitigating and solving this growing dilemma. An increasing amount of data around personalized educational models like "blended learning" and content-specific software suggests that edtech makes instruction in diverse classrooms more efficient. Yet these student growth gains are not reflected in most edtech implementations.

EdTech that connects: Learning relationship management systems

The Christensen Institute

Over the past few years, a new category of EdTech platform has popped up across K–12 and higher education called the learning relationship management system (LRM). Looking ahead, these platforms could serve as an architectural backbone to an education system that optimizes not only for what students know, but also their access to networks and power.

K-12 Blueprint - tools, research, devices, best practices and more to support effective EdTech projects

Educational Technology Guy

K12Blueprint is a great, free resource for technology in education. There are even free downloads of 3 different books on edtech and education: Here are the list of toolkits: There are a ton of resources and information on this site - take a look around and see what it has to offer.

3 reasons edtech ignores social capital

The Christensen Institute

Edtech entrepreneurs around the world have keyed into the enormous potential for edtech to disrupt the traditional content and assessment market.

Special Needs #edtech treasure chest with Jennifer Cronk

The CoolCatTeacher

In today’s show, we’ll discuss special needs edtech with Jennifer Cronk and: Why speech recognition empowers students. A full edtech treasure chest for special needs students. She is a Google Certified Innovator and Google Education Trainer.

The EdTech Trends You Might Be Missing

Doug Levin

Most mornings, over a cup of coffee, I do my daily reading of news about trends and issues related to education and technology – a practice I have more or less followed for at least the past 20 years. All kudos to the edtech PR flacks who get their stories covered.

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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.

Making Music with iPads and #edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

Want to hear another episode about iPads and edtech. Justin Kamp graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in 2013 with a degree in Instrumental and General Music Education.

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50 Great EdTech Tools for Teachers and Educators

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

April, 2015 Looking for some powerful EdTech tools to try out in your class or probably use for your professional development? educational web tools This Symbaloo web mix created by Amy has you covered. The collection has.read more.

12 Awesome Edtech Apps

Edutopia

Photo credit: US Department of Education via flickr (CC BY 2.0) Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher Apps An edtech teaching toolkit should include reliable tools for your needs and circumstances.

Singapore: World Class Education Embraces EdTech and Skills Based Learning

EmergingEdTech

Small Country Embraces Education Technology at a National Level In a little-known city state in South East Asia lies the world’s top performing primary and secondary school students in maths and.

How To Save a Periscope. #edtech

Kleinspiration

As an educator, there are a variety of ways to use Periscope in the classroom. When doing so, I was careful to only capture the educational content. After all, that is what I was showcasing: educational artifacts and technology integration in real time - not my adorable students.

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.

7 big Google changes and how they help educators

Ditch That Textbook

When new features or changes happen with Google products that affect education, it’s a big deal. Ed Tech edtech educational technology gafe google apps for education google calendar google classroom google keep

Tech&Learning - free Edtech magazine, website and resources for educators

Educational Technology Guy

Tech&Learning is a great resource for educators. They also produce TechForum educational conferences and Virtual TechForum. Tech&Learning is an excellent resource for all educators. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy.

Cool Cat Teacher’s 31 Favorite Everyday Tools I’m Using Right Now #edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

The post Cool Cat Teacher’s 31 Favorite Everyday Tools I’m Using Right Now #edtech appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

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.

Savvy #ISTE17 Interviews: Engaging Students with Hip Hop and Edtech

Teacher Reboot Camp

William has been one of the organizers and founders of Edspeakers , one of the most diverse databases of educational speakers, keynotes, and edupreneurs. William Jeffery on Engaging Students with HipHop and Edtech. Conference Highlights #ISTE2017 #NOTATISTE byod edtech hip hop education ISTE ISTE 2017Baby Savvy enjoyed speaking to our good friend, William Jeffery, @CoachJeffery.

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20 Excellent Education & EdTech Books for Your Essential Summer Reading List

EmergingEdTech

Image Source These Books Would Make Outstanding Additions to Every Educator’s Book Shelf Books have been one of the enablers of lifelong learning that have existed since long before the Web. Book Reviews Future of Education Technology Making the case for Education Technologies Professional Development best education and technology books curated education technology books edtech summer reading list

Highlighting #EdTech Projects, PD, & Reviewing Quick Tips!

techieMusings

I also wanted to share a couple edtech related readings/PD for over the summer. These are just a few general recommendations: Google specific — Google for Education: Training Center. free, online training courses designed by Google for Education.

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.

Top 40 EdTech Conferences for Teachers and Educators

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

This is basically a printable poster featuring over 40 main EdTech conferences for teachers and educators.read more. Edtech conferencesJune 5, 2015 This is a quick post to inform you of this wonderful resource from edSurge.

5 Lessons Video Games Can Teach Edtech Developers

The CoolCatTeacher

How Can We Move Education Forward From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Education technology developers have a major challenge. First of all, developers have to meet education objectives. Education Games News & Trends

5 New EdTech Tools for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

January 9, 2017 Below is a collection of some good educational web tools we are featuring here in EdTech and mLearning for the first time. educational web toolsSome of the things you can do with these tools.read more.

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. Assessment Blogging Education Free Resources How to Guides.

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Savvy’s Interviews: EduMatch and Edtech with Kids

Teacher Reboot Camp

Baby Savvy was excited to catch up with two of our favorite educators. Savvy interviewing @michellek107 NOW edtech kids #NotAtISTE17 #ISTE17 #PasstheScopeEDU #ISTE2017 #badgesummit … [link]. Conference Highlights #ISTE2017 #NOTATISTE #PassTheScopeEDU Badge Summit ECE Edtech with Children EduMatch ISTE ylsToday Savvy conducted her pre-ISTE interviews at the Badge Summit. Below, watch the live video interviews.

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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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Rethinking “EdTech”

Philly Teacher

EdTech” should not be solely about building fun toys that “trick” students into learning the same things they were learning before. This, to me, is what we need more of in EdTech. Art Bots at VentureLabs MakerSpace, San Antonio.

10 add-ons to Google Classroom you MUST try

Ditch That Textbook

Ed Tech add-ons coding edtech educational technology g suite for education gafe google apps for education google classroom gsuiteedu

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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

Admins: 25 Questions to Ask Your Teachers About EdTech

Chalkup

We’ve learned (many) things from the educators who use our product. This includes understanding the gap that sometimes crops up between administrators/IT professionals with purchasing power and the teachers who use the edtech products procured by these individuals.

10 key takeaways from Google’s Education on Air conference

Ditch That Textbook

The 2015 Education on Air conference featured tens of thousands of registered educators from 185 countries. Ed Tech creative teaching edtech educational technology gafe google apps for education youtubeWhen Google decides to put on a free online conference, it’s a huge event. They had more than 100 sessions to choose from in the two-day event. I was fortunate to present “Ditch your textbooks with Google Apps” to [.].