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. This conversation is so much fun and will give PE teachers and coaches lots of ideas for using technology to improve sports performance and get fit. Today we talk to my favorite P.E.

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Study: One-to-One Laptop Programs Improve Student Learning

Doug Levin

Newly published, peer-reviewed research out of Michigan State University and the University of California, Irvine suggests that one-to-one laptop programs improve student academic achievement in K-12 classrooms. How was the study conducted?

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Guest Post: How to provide a successful remote learning experience during school closures

EdTech4Beginners

How can educational technology help bridge the gap between all of these concerns? Is it possible to create a distraction-free “learning zone”, and find a balance between play, rest, and work each day? How do you set up a remote classroom ?

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11 Essential EdTech Action Steps for Back to School

The CoolCatTeacher

Simple Updates to Your Classroom Procedures and Workflow sponsored by EdTech Software From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Use this checklist and infographic to make sure you’ve included the edtech essentials in your workflow this year.

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How edtech is improving special education

Neo LMS

In the realm of education, devices and e-learning technologies enable students with special needs to take greater ownership of their learning experience. This is how e-learning technology tools improve the special education sector when educators integrate them into the classroom.

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How to do a ‘Mystery Skype’

EdTech4Beginners

Mystery Skype is a global guessing game where 2 classes from anywhere in the world Skype each other, taking it in turns to ask yes/no questions to determine where the other school is located and what it’s name is. The first class to find out wins!

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How to Integrate Google Classroom with Google Meet

Shake Up Learning

prepare for online and blended learning, more and more schools are relying on Google Classroom and Google Meet to deliver online lessons and assignments. In this post, I will share how to integrate Google Classroom with Google Meet. Click To Tweet.

How to Talk Tech with Your Superintendent

EdTech Magazine

How to Talk Tech with Your Superintendent. Other IT administrators often ask me how to do that, and my answer touches on trust, curriculum priorities and community. It all comes down to one unifying intention: relationships. Read this to find out.

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Top Tech Tools for Kids Who Struggle to Read and Write

The CoolCatTeacher

Dr. Brian Friedlander discusses the top tech tools for kids who struggle to read and write. From voice dictation to word suggestion and more, this podcast talks about the practical tools that will help kids empower themselves to learn. Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher.

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Helping teachers and admins see the value of edtech

Neo LMS

The fact that education needs to change isn’t something new. In fact, any edtech leader, IT manager, or anyone in charge of implementing new technology has actually been a change manager in one way or another. Helping teachers and admins see the value of edtech.

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How to Leverage Your Classroom Tech for Project-Based Learning

EdTech Magazine

How to Leverage Your Classroom Tech for Project-Based Learning. Even John Dewey, a philosopher and education reformer from the late-19th to mid-20th centuries, advocated “ learning by doing ” to help students develop skills in place and apply critical concepts outside the classroom.

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Guest post: The Best Guide On How to Write a Synthesis Essay

EdTech4Beginners

When given a new style to master, it can be a little overwhelming. Here, we are going to give a guide to creating the perfect synthesis essay. The initial thing to learn concerning any paper’s approach is to learn exactly what defines it. It’s important to note that a big part of this includes building trustworthiness and backing up any facts given with reliable evidence. It’s also crucial to keep an eye out for bias. Remember to Add a Conclusion.

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Your Essential Back to School EdTech Checklist

Fractus Learning

For that matter, if you’re also the designated ed tech “go-to person,” there are a LOT of tasks for you (and the IT team) to consider. To help your student-centered tech program get off to a fulfilling start, we have put together this checklist. Add apps to your tablets.

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13 Edtech Tools Every Teacher and Student Should Know About

Wisewire

Now more than ever, there is a need to for learners to be proficient at using technology in order to adapt to this rapidly digitizing world. Students have to learn how to properly use technology at an early age for it to be eloquent in its language.

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How to Turn a District’s Edtech Portfolio From a Hodgepodge to an Ecosystem

Edsurge

To most outsiders, Energy Institute High School might feel like a school of the future. On the first day of school, students have laptops assigned to them, and through the district portal, they have instant access to dozens of resources and apps—from Khan Academy to Google Drive to McGraw-Hill Education. Estrella opens her own laptop on day one, she can click into one of these apps and track what her students are doing and how they are progressing.

6 Building blocks for a successful edtech strategy

Neo LMS

Building a successful edtech strategy boils down to goal setting and finding the right foundations from the beginning. Even if that sounds simple, there are some barriers that technology specialists and school leaders face when working with edtech. How motivated is your staff?

How to Avoid Making Data Center Mistakes

EdTech Magazine

How to Avoid Making Data Center Mistakes. Today’s classroom is a melding of traditional and digital tools to instruct today’s students. . With every tap of a touchscreen or login onto a laptop, a school’s back-end infrastructure — the maze of servers, racks and cords — is crucial to keep students prepared for their digital education. But while so much rides on digital tools, not all school districts are taking care to ensure their data centers are capable.

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Q&A: Superintendent Alberto Carvalho on How to Plan for Digital Innovation

EdTech Magazine

Q&A: Superintendent Alberto Carvalho on How to Plan for Digital Innovation. With Carvalho at the helm, the Florida district went fully one-to-one with laptops, a bold move that Carvalho says is already paying dividends. EdTech: Focus on K–12 Managing Editor Jena Passut spoke with Carvalho about innovation at M-DCPS and what his district’s journey can teach other schools that want to move forward. EDTECH: You recently went one-to-one in your district.

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Guest Blog Post: How to choose the perfect app for your child.

EdTech4Beginners

This is the time when teachers and parents emphasise the use of computers, laptops, phones or tablets in imparting learning and knowledge to students of every level. education apps apps for education edtech infographic learning teaching technology

36 Edtech Tools I’m Using Right Now in My Classroom and Life

The CoolCatTeacher

and a Link to a Free Resource with More Tips From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. So many of these tools are new to me. It is amazing how I use them every single day. Haiku Learning is the tool I use to blend my classroom.

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6 Edtech New Year’s Resolutions

Tom Murray

From Providence, Rhode Island to Phoenix, Arizona, I’ve had the privilege to travel and work with over 2,300 district leaders from almost 500 school districts over the past year through the Future Ready Initiative. As school leaders work to implement digital learning practices, they must commit to navigating roadblocks, problem solving, and planning for sustainable, systemic transformation. Commit to Ensuring Equity in Access and Opportunity.

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It's Elementary When it Comes to #EdTech

A Principal's Reflections

As a practitioner I am always looking to learn how to better assist educators at all grade levels. Our goal is the purposeful integration of technology to support or enhance learning. To accomplish this I had to quickly familiarize myself with some new tools.

Why Is This In My Room?- Starting the Year With EdTech

CUE

Hey, how’s your year starting? You have probably been delving into your own professional development, reading and research in preparation to be an even MORE awesome educator this school year. The key is to be able to define this purpose.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 33 Edition)

Doug Levin

(Mostly) back from my August hiatus, I’m pleased to offer up the next edition of A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News. Required reading: Data breach disclosure 101: How to succeed after you’ve failed via Troy Hunt.). EdTech News News news

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How to Leverage Your Classroom Tech for Project-Based Learning

EdTech Magazine

Even John Dewey, a philosopher and education reformer from the late-19th to mid-20th centuries, advocated “ learning by doing ” to help students develop skills in place and apply critical concepts outside the classroom. Research supports the positive impact of a PBL approach on student learning and retention , but the time required to develop new teaching frameworks and a lack of technological resources necessary to underpin PBL success at scale hamper widespread adoption.

How to Leverage Your Classroom Tech for Project-Based Learning

EdTech Magazine

Even John Dewey, a philosopher and education reformer from the late-19th to mid-20th centuries, advocated “ learning by doing ” to help students develop skills in place and apply critical concepts outside the classroom. Research supports the positive impact of a PBL approach on student learning and retention , but the time required to develop new teaching frameworks and a lack of technological resources necessary to underpin PBL success at scale hamper widespread adoption.

How to Leverage Your Classroom Tech for Project-Based Learning

EdTech Magazine

Even John Dewey, a philosopher and education reformer from the late-19th to mid-20th centuries, advocated “ learning by doing ” to help students develop skills in place and apply critical concepts outside the classroom. Research supports the positive impact of a PBL approach on student learning and retention , but the time required to develop new teaching frameworks and a lack of technological resources necessary to underpin PBL success at scale hamper widespread adoption.

How to Leverage Your Classroom Tech for Project-Based Learning

EdTech Magazine

Even John Dewey, a philosopher and education reformer from the late-19th to mid-20th centuries, advocated “ learning by doing ” to help students develop skills in place and apply critical concepts outside the classroom. Research supports the positive impact of a PBL approach on student learning and retention , but the time required to develop new teaching frameworks and a lack of technological resources necessary to underpin PBL success at scale hamper widespread adoption.

How to Leverage Your Classroom Tech for Project-Based Learning

EdTech Magazine

Even John Dewey, a philosopher and education reformer from the late-19th to mid-20th centuries, advocated “ learning by doing ” to help students develop skills in place and apply critical concepts outside the classroom. Research supports the positive impact of a PBL approach on student learning and retention , but the time required to develop new teaching frameworks and a lack of technological resources necessary to underpin PBL success at scale hamper widespread adoption.

How to Leverage Your Classroom Tech for Project-Based Learning

EdTech Magazine

Even John Dewey, a philosopher and education reformer from the late-19th to mid-20th centuries, advocated “ learning by doing ” to help students develop skills in place and apply critical concepts outside the classroom. Research supports the positive impact of a PBL approach on student learning and retention , but the time required to develop new teaching frameworks and a lack of technological resources necessary to underpin PBL success at scale hamper widespread adoption.

How to Leverage Your Classroom Tech for Project-Based Learning

EdTech Magazine

Even John Dewey, a philosopher and education reformer from the late-19th to mid-20th centuries, advocated “ learning by doing ” to help students develop skills in place and apply critical concepts outside the classroom. Research supports the positive impact of a PBL approach on student learning and retention , but the time required to develop new teaching frameworks and a lack of technological resources necessary to underpin PBL success at scale hamper widespread adoption.

What Problems Has Edtech Solved, and What New Ones Did It Create?

Edsurge

But with that comes greater risks to personal privacy and potential for misuse. Those building, funding and using edtech tools must similarly wrestle with these concerns. Now, educators are focused on linking edtech tools directly to student learning outcomes.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 38 Edition)

Doug Levin

But I did decide to reclaim some 15,000 tweets and 5,000 favorites accumulated over 9 years and take them offline. Maybe you can put the server space to better use? You know how to reach me if you want to talk… Note to self: When deleting tweets in bulk, remember not to delete my keybase proof. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 38 Edition). So there is no increase in cost to taxpayers. Edtech.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 38 Edition)

Doug Levin

But I did decide to reclaim some 15,000 tweets and 5,000 favorites accumulated over 9 years and take them offline. Maybe you can put the server space to better use? You know how to reach me if you want to talk… Note to self: When deleting tweets in bulk, remember not to delete my keybase proof. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 38 Edition). So there is no increase in cost to taxpayers. Edtech.

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Class Tech Tips: How To Skype with an Expert in Your Classroom

techlearning

Bringing an expert to your classroom can energize a lesson, create authentic connections, and inspire students! In a classroom setting, Skype can be used to connect your classroom with an expert. Using Skype in the Classroom’s website , I was able to find an expert on Ancient Greece.