Wakelet and WeVideo: Powerful Distance Learning Edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Teacher Bruce Reicher shares two of his favorite distance learning tools – Wakelet and Wevideo. He talks about how he uses them with students and teachers for classroom learning and teacher PD.

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Choosing Edtech: Three Learnings from Five Districts

Digital Promise

How might districts find edtech to support learning? Fortunately, educators can leverage learnings from some leading-edge K-12 districts who have developed thoughtful processes for making edtech decisions despite limited available evidence.

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Book Review–My Secret EdTech diary

Ask a Tech Teacher

My Secret EdTech Diary. Al Kingsley’s My Secret EdTech Diary (John Cott Educational 2021) is a big-goaled, meandering overview of edtech (educational technology) available and pertinent to teachers and students. EdTech from a vendor’s perspective (i.e.,

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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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Leveraging Learner Variability to Elevate Equity in EdTech

Speaker: Vic Vuchic, Chief Innovation Officer & Executive Director, Learner Variability Project

In this webinar, Vic Vuchic, Chief Innovation Officer of Digital Promise, will share his insights into the modern boom in neuroscience and learning sciences research. You'll discover how much more we know now about how students learn - and how we can use that knowledge to create EdTech-enabled classrooms that can meet the diverse needs of all students.

4 Ways teachers can use edtech to create personalized learning experiences for students

Neo LMS

Education technology (edtech) is on the path to conquering every classroom. Digital tools and software can enhance the teaching and learning experience to the point of replacing face-to-face interaction when needed. Learning is a profoundly unique process. Mastery-based learning.

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. several other learning communities.

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How to Efficiently Find Edtech to Support Powerful Learning

Digital Promise

Poised for another unique school year, how can educators save time finding the right edtech tools for their learners? In partnership with more than 100 educators across the country, we’ve co-developed criteria that clearly names educators’ expectations from edtech.

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Using edtech to personalize education for all students

Neo LMS

Pre-pandemic, the rollout of a digital learning program would take months; last year, schools had weeks (if not days) to implement remote learning models to ensure students continued their education despite all social distancing rules. Enter edtech.

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4 Emerging Edtech Trends in 2020

The CoolCatTeacher

From coding to robotics and augmented reality and his favorite (which he saved for last), learn how a leading-edge K-8 program is using technology to teach all students the skills and thinking capacities they need to be successful in the modern era. Never stop learning!

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6 Tips for EdTech Evaluation by Adult Learning Institutions

Many continuing adult education institutions have turned to technology used by higher ed with the following benefits: elevates teaching and learning, scales to address changes in staffing, enrollment and budget, and protects student and institutional data.

How edtech strengthens parental engagement in online learning

Neo LMS

Current distance learning settings have made this crystal clear. Read more: Best practices for supporting parents with remote learning. How edtech strengthens parental engagement in online learning. Learning Management Systems. Learning apps.

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. Listen all the way to the end to learn how he ends his school year with a powerful bang!

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Gamification and Game-Based Learning in EdTech: How to Start Designing a Great Product

EdNews Daily

However, when you want to create an educational game, you need to look at what you want to achieve with it; how will it improve learning and what is learned when playing your game. Gamification or Game-Based Learning (GBL) – What’s the Difference?

COVID-19 and the Value of Edtech Coaches

Digital Promise

As the coronavirus pandemic challenges schools around the world to keep students engaged in remote learning and to use technology in new ways, many have turned to instructional technology coaches (also referred to as edtech coaches) for support. A 2018 PwC survey reported that many U.S.

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Three Ideas to Find Edtech that Will Transform the Future of Learning

Digital Promise

Public education is seeing an unprecedented investment from the CARES Act and CRRSA to support equitable instruction and learning acceleration. Education Stabilization funding can be used to purchase edtech that supports leaders’ vision for their learners and educators.

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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. Provide Transparency About Edtech Products. Recommendations and Next Steps for Edtech Companies.

Closed Schools Shine Light on the Value of Edtech Coaches

Digital Promise

As district leaders look for ways to minimize disruption to children’s learning, edtech coaches can be great assets. Edtech coaches are familiar with your teachers’ and students’ tech skills. Edtech coaches are familiar with the best tech tools for your contexts.

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Edtech Tools for SPED, Math, and Reading

A Principal's Reflections

One of the best parts about job-embedded, on-going work with school districts is facilitating a variety of professional learning opportunities. edtech Mathematics reading Rigor Relevance Framework special education SPED

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Inspiring Edtech Quotes

EdTech4Beginners

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 technologyI recently compiled a list of quotes about educational technology that have really inspired me.

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Center & Empower Educator Voice in Edtech Market: A Collaborative Vision

Digital Promise

Let’s center educator voice in the design and selection of edtech tools. More than ever, the edtech industry needs to respond to the ever-changing needs of educators and learners. Learn more about this partnership in our press release.

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SEL at Scale: How Edtech Can Support Meaningful Social and Emotional Learning

Digital Promise

This past year, with the emergency shift to remote working and learning, the importance of relationships has become more apparent than ever. Here is where the reach, flexibility, and familiarity of educational technology (edtech) can be leveraged.

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COVID-19 Calls for Edtech Accountability

Digital Promise

Educators inspire us as they continue to serve students through online learning. Educators often tell Digital Promise that figuring out which edtech tools will support their learners and sifting through the enormous marketplace without any criteria has felt like an impossible task.

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EdTech Execs Spot Successful Trends

EdNews Daily

By Rebecca Salem As the educational sector moves into a new era of learning and collaboration, educators are facing new challenges every day. With this shift emerging, collaborative learning tools and innovative solutions are being developed and deployed.

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2022 Edtech Predictions—New Year, New Promises

eSchool News

COVID-19 Update District Management Getting There: Innovation in Education Teaching & Learning Adobe edtech Education instruction parents students teachers video

How edtech supports teacher work-life balance and wellbeing

Neo LMS

One of the greatest lessons I learned as a former educator turned e-learning company leader is that an organization is only as successful as its employees. Why edtech is needed for teacher work-life balance and wellbeing. One of these changes is edtech.

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Bethany Petty: Using Edtech to Enhance Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Education technology must enhance learning. Using Edtech to Enhance Learning. Vicki: Using technology to enhance learning. Today we’re talking to Bethany Petty, the author of [link] and her upcoming book, Illuminate: Technology Enhanced Learning. So Bethany, where do we start with finding technology that actually improves learning — and that we’re not just using because it’s new and it’s cool? Is the focus of the tool to enhance student learning?

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3 Ways edtech can help education get back on track

Neo LMS

Despite claims that technology is negatively affecting learning schedules, edtech is a valuable tool for students. That’s because edtech solutions, advanced research, practical assessments, and improved communication give them maximum control over their learning.

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US Edtech Policy Conversations Amidst Coronavirus Concerns with Tom Murray

The CoolCatTeacher

Advancement Courses has a free micro-course – Launching Online Learning. His best-selling book, Learning Transformed: 8 Keys to Designing Tomorrow’s Schools, Today , co-authored with Eric Sheninger and published by ASCD, was released in June 2017.

Edtech Trends From 2020 And Beyond

Ask a Tech Teacher

So, in this article, I’m going to share my thoughts and experience about the technologies and solutions that reshape the educational industry and the way we learn in 2020 and beyond. 6 Edtech Trends to Keep an Eye On. Video-Based Learning. Big Data And Learning Analytics.

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Tech & Learning Edtech Conference Guide

techlearning

Tech & Learning's Edtech Conference Guide features the best 2021/2022 education technology conferences, in person, virtual, and hybrid

10 #RemoteLearning Ideas.No #Edtech Required

The Web20Classroom

Remote Learning. 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.

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3 Ways in which edtech enables hybrid learning

Neo LMS

This unprecedented situation calls for a flexible hybrid learning approach to minimize further disruption and ensure that high-quality teaching and learning can continue. Hybrid (or blended) learning takes any classroom a step further towards the virtual learning environment while still allowing face-to-face interaction and communication, albeit less than in the regular classroom. 3 Ways in which edtech enables hybrid learning. Adaptive learning.

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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. E-learning

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4 Great examples of edtech that eases parent-teacher communication

Neo LMS

Teachers and parents joined forces to ensure learning occurred in normal parameters under extraordinary conditions. Read more: Best practices for supporting parents with remote learning. Read more: Keeping parents in the loop with edtech. E-learning Parents digital tools parent