9 EdTech Ideas to Use Now

The CoolCatTeacher

Teachers are looking for easy and helpful resources, and right now with so much going on searching for the best solutions can be overwhelming, and Rachelle is a great resource to tap into for all things EdTech. I am also an Attorney and have a Master’s Degree in Instructional Technology.

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Organic Edtech Coaching

The CoolCatTeacher

Adam Juarez on successful edtech coaching From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Edtech coaching can be improved with “walkarounds” and interaction between edtech coaches and teachers.

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Wakelet and WeVideo: Powerful Distance Learning Edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

You can also receive graduate credit through CAEP and regionally accredited university partners for continuing education requirements. Bruce Reicher – Bio as Submitted Bruce Reicher has been a technology teacher for over 25 years.

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Edtech Matchmaking: One Teacher’s Strategies for Choosing Better Technology

Digital Promise

In my nearly 15 years of teaching in Philadelphia, I have seen technology introduced into schools and classrooms in myriad ways. I have spent the last 13 of those years as a technology teacher and coordinator, and an informal technology coach, in three different schools. Now, while computer labs still exist, there are many more opportunities for students to use technology in their own classrooms. Is there a misunderstanding of the purpose of the technology?

EdTech at School

This E-book is designed to support educators with case studies of education technology use at school.

4 Emerging Edtech Trends in 2020

The CoolCatTeacher

Nikolaos Chatzopoulos shares his thoughts From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Nikolaos Chatzopoulos shares four trends that are shaping how his schools teach with technology.

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How edtech is improving special education

Neo LMS

Technology has transformed the world. In the realm of education, devices and e-learning technologies enable students with special needs to take greater ownership of their learning experience. Educators benefit from embracing the use of computers and tablets with all students.

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Engagement & Edtech in Social Studies

The CoolCatTeacher

Dustin Harnish inspires social studies teachers From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter You can blend old fashioned relationships with modern edtech if you know how. But he uses far more than technology to engage students.

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COVID-19 and the Value of Edtech Coaches

Digital Promise

educators do not have enough experience, resources, or training to use technology in the most effective ways, with teachers at low-income schools particularly ill-prepared. Our new report presents findings from a survey of edtech coaches in the U.S.

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Edtech Companies Need to Engage Families Now

Digital Promise

As another school year begins, many families are now tasked with educating their children at home, changing the way we think about and prioritize learning. What Parents and Caregivers Need to Adjust to the New Educator Role. Provide Transparency About Edtech Products.

Digital Equity: How to Understand The Problems Facing #Edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

EdTech Leaders’ Beliefs: How are K-5 teachers supported with the integration of computer science in K-5 classrooms? Technology, Knowledge and Learning. Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 23(2), 1-3. is an Assistant Professor in the School of Education at the University of Redlands. She has served as an educator in various capacities over the past 19 years. Nicol has also taught in the College of Educational Studies at Chapman University.

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Edtech Tools for SPED, Math, and Reading

A Principal's Reflections

During a planning call prior, I was asked to work with special education, math, and reading teachers in particular. The overreaching goal for each session was to support instructional strategies aligned to rigor & relevance and the 6 C's with a focus on the purposeful use of technology.

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US Edtech Policy Conversations Amidst Coronavirus Concerns with Tom Murray

The CoolCatTeacher

Now is the time we all need to educate ourselves on effective online teaching and I recommend this course as a great place to start. Listen to Tom Murray Talk about US Education Policy in the Coronavirus Health Crisis Listen to the show on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher Stream by clicking here.

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? Tagged: canva , edtech , education , educational technology , inspiration , inspiring quotes , learning , quotes , teaching , tech , tech tool , technology. education canva edtech educational technology inspiration inspiring quotes learning quotes teaching tech tech tool technology

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Closed Schools Shine Light on the Value of Edtech Coaches

Digital Promise

Moving instruction online and preparing teachers to use technology in their teaching is a massive undertaking. As district leaders look for ways to minimize disruption to children’s learning, edtech coaches can be great assets. Edtech coaches know your district goals.

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Educational technology survey 2018

EdTech4Beginners

Please spare a moment to complete my ‘Educational technology survey 2018’ – it will only take a few minutes (I promise!). education edtech edtech survey educational technology teachers teachingClick here to participate!

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The online edtech that helps educators make distance learning less distant

The Christensen Institute

As K–12 educators try to adjust to a new reality, many stories in the media note a tension between maintaining academic expectations while also supporting students’ basic needs. But, to ensure check-ins happen, educators need one thing that may be in short supply: capacity.

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Digital Transformation in the Education Sector - A Guide to Education Technology

ViewSonic Education

Can you think of an aspect of life that has not yet been influenced by modern technology? This is especially true in the education sector, which finds varying degrees of digital transformation happening all time. In that regard, from interactive whiteboards to front-facing projectors, the digital transformation in the education sector has yielded its own technological industry - EdTech. This may seem like a broad definition, but EdTech really is just that.

Mitigating #EdTech Issues in the Classroom

A Principal's Reflections

With all the promise that educational technology holds, several pitfalls are always on the minds of educators. Mitigating edtech related issues rests on authentically engaging as many learners as possible.

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Your Educational Digital DNA - Get Ready for EdTech Innovation

ViewSonic Education

Quick Take: Getting an accurate view of where your school is in terms of readiness for EdTech innovation is important. Understanding your school’s Digital DNA will help you identify the technology you need today and for tomorrow. Is your school ready for the EdTech revolution? Edtech promises to bring learning from chalkboards to slick computer screens and more. Understanding your school’s current technology and future needs is vital.

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Top edtech tools for digital differentiation

Neo LMS

In my recent article regarding using Universal Design for Learning in remote classrooms , I mentioned Todd Rose’s term, “design to the edges,” which is what educators attempt to do each day as they accommodate the variety of learners in their classrooms.

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4 Tips for teachers to make the most of edtech

Neo LMS

Education technology and its use in the classroom has now become essential. With already enough things to juggle at the same time, teachers don’t have it easy when it comes to finding the right edtech and implementing it successfully in their classrooms.

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Here’s why edtech is enhancing the education experience

eSchool News

Despite the challenges that remote learning has presented for students, educators, and parents across the globe, the learning community has demonstrated great resilience and innovation in the face of disruption. Edtech explosion.

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How edtech strengthens parental engagement in online learning

Neo LMS

Education is a continuous process that starts even before a child goes to school. Either way, education technology is here to help. How edtech strengthens parental engagement in online learning. Educational websites.

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. The questions asked were: How much do you use technology with your class? What is your favourite educational app? What is your favourite educational website? Do you think educational technology accelerates learning? Do you worry about using educational technology in lessons? Does your school have enough technology?

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7 Hot Edtech Topics #iste19 #notatiste19

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Stacey Roshan, the author of Tech with Heart , talks about seven edtech topics that are sparking conversation this summer both online and at ISTE19. Listen to the Stacey Roshan talk about 7 edtech trends Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here.

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Pandemic Pivots: Edtech Edition

Edsurge

In education, the shuttering of campuses and classrooms has been a windfall for purely digital companies—some of which are attracting plenty of private capital. Substitute teacher services company Swing Education is creating private homeschools.

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6 Super Science Edtech Ideas: Using Technology to Level Up Science Classrooms

The CoolCatTeacher

Leah LaCrosse shares six edtech ideas science teachers can start using today to improve learning and excite students about science. 6 Super Science Edtech Ideas. Leah, today, we’re going to talk about how to use technology to make science more exciting and more effective. So, Leah, what’s your first idea for using technology to engage kids in science? Is technology a distraction? Can we have a fifth idea for technology and science?

Recommended Hashtags to Discover Top Edtech Tools and Apps

Teacher Reboot Camp

Many people ask me how I keep up with the latest technology trends and find so many free resources to share on Twitter ( @ShellTerrell ) and on this blog. Below are awesome hashtags to explore on Twitter related to education technology. Top Education Technology #Hashtags.

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4 Ways to Discover the Best Edtech

Digital Promise

The infusion of technology into our culture is the greatest change that our educational system has ever experienced. Not long ago, many schools required teachers to include the use of technology in their daily lesson plans. Teachers were grasping at anything that could fulfill the “obligation” of using technology. So how does a teacher find new edtech products suitable for their classroom and determine their value? Read edtech-focused blogs.

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10 #RemoteLearning Ideas.No #Edtech Required

The Web20Classroom

What the we as the the collective group of educators need to realize is that no matter how well we plan lessons and learning in virtual environments it just won't be enough for our most vulnerable learners. Here are 10 Remote Learning Ideas that require no technology. Remote Learning.

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5 Ways Edtech Enhances Social Studies Lessons

Ask a Tech Teacher

Before I get into how edtech enhances social studies lessons, let’s ask a foundational question: What the heck is Social Studies ? According to Brookings , roughly nine percent of educators consider themselves social studies teachers.

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Tech tip smackdown! 70+ edtech tips from fellow educators

Ditch That Textbook

As educators, we have many amazing tech […]. DitchBook Twitter chat G Suite Gamification Google Classroom Google Drawings Google Forms Google Slides Teaching flipgrid tips g suite gamification gimkit google tips kahoot quizlet live technology tipsWarning! This post contains SO many great tips, tricks, links and ideas that you may end up with a case of “too many open tabs” That’s OK, it’s totally normal.

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Education technology and the future of Higher Ed leadership

Neo LMS

Education is a constantly evolving sphere, but the introduction and integration of technology have changed it forever. Learning” now takes on a different meaning, with technology redefining who can learn, who can teach, and how each can do it differently.

Guest Post: Raising Expectations and Addressing Inequities in Edtech

Digital Promise

Following nationwide protests over the death of George Floyd and others at the hands of police, I have received a slew of emails from edtech companies containing statements of solidarity and inclusion, explaining that the company supports diversity and does not tolerate racism.

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