iPads in Kindergarten

The CoolCatTeacher

Kristen and Karen share timeless principles of excellent teaching with 1:1 and iPads in the kindergarten classroom. Check out Jennifer Gonzalez’s 2019 Teacher’s Guide to Technology. The problem with iPads is there are so many apps and so many choices.

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Making Music with iPads and #edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Justin Kamp @kampmiltonmusic Kids can learn to make music with iPads and technology. Want to hear another episode about iPads and edtech. Karen Lirenman and Kristen Wideen share awesome apps for iPads in the elementary classroom.

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Engaging Kindergartners with Technology: Augmented Reality, Ipads, QR Codes and More

The CoolCatTeacher

Greg Smedley Warren @kindersmorgie shares his tips and tricks for using technology in kindergarten. Engaging Kindergartners with Technology: Augmented Reality, Ipads, QR Codes and More. Date: Vicki: How can we engage kindergarteners with technology? Greg: One way is iPads.

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iPads to Differentiate Instruction in Early Elementary Education

The CoolCatTeacher

Emily Lynch talks about how to use iPads in the classroom to differentiate instruction. So many good ways exist to use iPads but how can we personalize it and make it unique? Now, that’s good stuff for every K-2nd grade iPad or Google Play enabled tablet!

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.

iPad Mania: 20 ideas for sparking interest in class with iPads

Ditch That Textbook

When Steve Jobs introduced the world to the iPad, it was a marvel that had the potential to make big change. The iPad’s possibilities in education were seen quickly and have developed over time. Ed Tech app smashing apps creative teaching edtech educational technology ipad

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5 Ideas for Technology Stations

The CoolCatTeacher

Leslie Swanson-Anaya @InspiredLeslie elementary teacher of the year for Texas region 15 has ideas for awesome technology stations. Learn how she helps students learn and progress using technology. Five Ideas for Technology Stations. Leslie: We use both Chromebooks and iPads.

5 Simple Ways to Improve Physical Education w/ #Edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

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. I travel the world helping #physed teachers use technology more meaningfully in their classes. So Jarrod, technology in P.E.,

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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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5 Ways EdTech Helps Students with Special Needs in the Classroom

ViewSonic Education

EdTech helps make a massive difference in their success. EdTech and the Challenges of Special Needs Learning. Referred to as assistive technology (AT), these devices are often decidedly low tech. Increasingly, edtech means technology that finds its way into the classroom.

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My article for the International Teacher Magazine: How can technology in the classroom make personalized learning easier?

EdTech4Beginners

However, as I got to grips with educational technology, personalized learning got a whole lot easier. Tagged: apps , edtech , education , international teachers , international teaching , ipads , learning , personalized learning , teachers , teaching , technology.

What Actually Works in EdTech? with Tom Murray

The CoolCatTeacher

Murray @thomascmurray is the 2017 US “Thought Leader of the Year” and shares what actually works in edtech. What Actually Works in Edtech? Point A: We need to be asking what works because we’re spending a lot of money on education technology.

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If You Are Using iPads In The Classroom – Apple TV’s Are A Must!

EdTech4Beginners

Apple TV’s allow you to stream your iPad screen to another device such as a projector. Share a student solving a problem on their iPad with the whole class; they can present the information easily by talking through their methods.

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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.

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Effective Uses of EdTech: Practicing Spaced Repetition for Improved Memory

EmergingEdTech

The best uses of education technology are not about the technology – they're about teaching and learning. Technology can be a powerful tool, but it's all about how its used.

Parents as #Edtech Partners

Kyle Pace

A partnership with parents is critical to all success in our schools and classrooms; technology or not. Looking specifically through the lens of technology, however, we must pay careful attention to the partnerships we’re hopefully already forming with our parents.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

The technology I use in my classroom everyday? Check out Karen Lirenman and Kristen Wideen’s show on iPad apps for elementary classrooms. 10-minute Teacher Show Teaching Tech Tips Technology Tools

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Integrate Technology Effectively! Tip: Brainstorm

Teacher Reboot Camp

Brainstorming is an important process students need to learn to do when innovating, creating, and problem-solving with technology. In my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions , I have provided several templates, handouts and activities to motivate students to brainstorm in different ways for each digital mission.

Unlocking The Learning Potential Of The iPad

TeachThought - Learn better.

Unlocking The Learning Potential Of The iPad. The iPad. Pop culture’s plaything and #edtech’s (somewhat dimming?) To establish how we can maximize the impact of the iPad as a learning tool, we first have to establish what kind of impact we’d hope to have.

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Students Become Creators and Incorporate Technology Through Project-Based Writing

CUE

And just because they have laptops or iPads doesn’t mean they will write with enthusiasm. The post Students Become Creators and Incorporate Technology Through Project-Based Writing appeared first on OnCUE.

Chromebooks vs iPads vs Surface Tablets – How Do We Select The Best EdTech For Our Students?

TeacherCast

On this weeks episode of the TechEducator Podcast we offer the great device debate: "Chromebooks vs iPads vs Surface Tablets." On this weeks episode of the TechEducator Podcast we offer the great device debate: "Chromebooks vs iPads vs Surface Tablets." The TechEducator Podcast is a weekly round table discussion about current topics in educational technology. TechEducator Podcast Chromebooks iPad Surface Tablets

Supporting ELL Students with EdTech

Class Tech Integrate

As I have seen the boom in EdTech over the recent years in our district, I have really paid attention to the technology tools that are available to help our ELL students succeed.

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Fantastic Apps I Use Every Day

The CoolCatTeacher

I’ve also added some of my favorite new productivity tools for my smartphone, iPad, and a few new ones for my Mac. My students can use their iPhones/iPads or computers to follow along and see the slides.

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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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What parents should ask teachers about technology

Ask a Tech Teacher

Technology in education’ has become the buzz phrase for cutting edge classes that are plugged into the latest education trends. Not surprisingly, it takes a lot more than a room full of computers, iPads, and apps to turn “tech ed” from marketing to mainstream.

iPad Basic Training for Teachers

EdTechSandyK

The Background Photo Used Under a Creative Commons License In the Spring of 2013, my school district committed to issuing an iPad to every classroom teacher. Most of the iPads would be in the hands of teachers by the end of the semester. Four to five to six hours of training on iPads ?

Who Should Truly Have the Power in K-12 Edtech Adoption?

Edsurge

Technology administrators are very busy people. They’re also in charge of the adoption and implementation of district and school-site technology. NewSchools’s survey results reveal that the impact of teacher influence on the adoption of technology is actually quite significant.

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8 Epic Edtech Tools to Try This School Year

The CoolCatTeacher

Today, Richard Byrne, author of Free Technology for Teachers, talks about eight edtech apps that you should try. (He Richard Byrne – Bio as Submitted Richard is best known for his award-winning blog, Free Technology for Teachers.

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An iPad Alone Does Not Make an Instructional Program

Where Learning Clicks

If Apple’s stock depended at all on the number of districts purchasing the iPad, it would be a strong buy right now. Don’t get me wrong, I love my iPad. In fact, I come from an iPad-only family.

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The FREE education browser for your iPad via @TheRoverApp to view Flash Content!

Kleinspiration

Can''t access flash on your iPad? Rover is the free to download education app that streams educational Flash content to your iPad! Rover is an education app and the only education browser for your iPad designed for teachers and students of all ages.

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How I Used Technology In A ‘Healthy Bodies’ Science Lesson

EdTech4Beginners

The pupils took their iPads with them and used them as a stopwatch. Tagged: edtech , education , healthy bodies , physical education , science lesson , teaching , tech , technology. education edtech healthy bodies physical education science lesson teaching tech technology

Maximize Google Drive on the iPad

Shake Up Learning

Maximize Google Drive on the iPad As I have mentioned before, we have come a long way with using Google Apps on the iPad! Below are a few tricks to help you make the most of using Google Drive on the iPad. This feature can also make shared iPads a bit easier.

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iPad Coding Apps for Beginners

Class Tech Integrate

I wanted to share 3 iPad apps that are great for your young students to use for their Hour of Code. code computer science edtech hour of code technology integrationAs we approach Computer Science in Education Week this year.

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Are K-12 teachers struggling to keep up with edtech?

Neo LMS

Technology is changing the landscape of industries everywhere. Technology has paved the way for new opportunities to improve this crucial period of student growth. Behind the seemingly productive numbers for edtech is a permeating struggle that must be addressed.

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

Edsurge

Technology can collect and harness more data than ever before. Those building, funding and using edtech tools must similarly wrestle with these concerns. In education, does technology create just as many problems as it solves? What’s the dark horse of edtech? (An

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