Developing Edtech Products to Support Learner Variability

Digital Promise

Our goal with the Learner Variability Project (LVP) is to help educators support each of these individual learners—a task that we know is enormous, if not impossible, for a teacher to do alone. Creating edtech products to help teachers support individual learners.

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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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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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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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Guest post: Using EdTech and AI to reduce social inequality

EdTech4Beginners

The UK Educational Gap. When I first moved to the United Kingdom, I was very confused about the country’s educational system. A professor of Work and Education Economics at University College London believes that private schools have three times more resources than the public ones.

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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 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 […].

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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My latest for the TES: An insider’s guide to effective edtech

EdTech4Beginners

I recently wrote an article for the TES about using edtech effectively. education edtech educational technology teachers teaching technology TESIn it, I hope you can find some useful tips! Click the link below for the full article: [link].

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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. educators, students, families, and organizations in more than 150 countries! Edmodo is a platform where parents, students, and teachers, where they can all be involved in education. This EdTech tool is so easy to use.

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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.

Top EdTech Picks of 2018

Nick's Picks for Educational Technology

My most popular EdTech Picks of 2018: choice boards, pineapple charts, backchannels, virtual field trips, great Google slides templates. The post Top EdTech Picks of 2018 appeared first on Nick's Picks For Educational Technology.

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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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 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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Transitioning Edtech to the Cloud

edWeb.net

At the beginning of the edtech wave, superintendents saw many benefits from using digital resources in the classroom. For administrators looking to take the focus of edtech away from upkeep and back to learning, moving to the cloud could be the answer.

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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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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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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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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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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