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

The CoolCatTeacher

Leah LaCrosse on episode 272 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Leah LaCrosse shares six edtech ideas science teachers can start using today to improve learning and excite students about science.

Educators See Positive Impact of Mobile Devices in K–12

EdTech Magazine

Educators See Positive Impact of Mobile Devices in K–12. A new report from national education nonprofit Project Tomorrow says adding mobile devices to the classroom provides students with equity, empowerment and a better understanding of complex concepts. Twitter.

EduGems: Edtech Updates, Google Tools, & More

Teacher Reboot Camp

You may not know that I regularly share my education discoveries, resources, education technology updates, free apps, web tools, and tips on Twitter (@ShellTerrell). I do this every day and will be sharing these education finds on my blog in case you missed them on Twitter. Scroll for the sections- Google Tools, Technology Updates, Resources, and Smart Tools. If you’re on Twitter, follow these educators!

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EduGems: Edtech Updates, Google Tools, & More

Teacher Reboot Camp

You may not know that I regularly share my education discoveries, resources, education technology updates, free apps, web tools, and tips on Twitter (@ShellTerrell). I do this every day and will be sharing these education finds on my blog in case you missed them on Twitter. Scroll for the sections- Google Tools, Technology Updates, Resources, and Smart Tools. If you’re on Twitter, follow these educators!

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Mobile Nations - great resources for all mobile OS's and devices

Educational Technology Guy

If you own a smartphone or tablet, you should be using Mobile Nations. Mobile Nations is a group of web sites that each focus on a mobile operating systems. These sites are great for anyone who uses a mobile system, including teachers, students, and others.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

A special Valentine's Day Episode of 10MT with Links to Tools and Tech I Use From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. The technology I use in my classroom everyday? 10-minute Teacher Show Teaching Tech Tips Technology Tools

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10+ QR Code Activities to Inspire Curiosity and Engage Learners

Teacher Reboot Camp

Create a basic QR code easily even on your mobile device that leads to a link, a message or any text, your contact details, or your location. Attach the QR code to Twitter, Facebook, a location, websites, wifi passwords, email, bitcoin and more!

How Technology Can Improve Digital Citizenship in K–12

EdTech Magazine

How Technology Can Improve Digital Citizenship in K–12. As technology is further integrated into the classroom, digital citizenship is an essential skill all students need to possess. . MORE FROM EDTECH: See how digital literacy programs prepare students for a tech-enabled future.

A Teacher’s Guide For Creating A School Twitter Chat

TeachThought - Learn better.

A Teacher’s Guide For Creating A Twitter Chat In Your School. A twitter chat is an amazing resource for professional development AND gives educators the option to participate in their PJs, from the comfort of their own home! Give twitter tips and archive chat.

The Best Twitter Chat For Teachers In 2015

TeachThought - Learn better.

The Best Twitter Chat For Teachers In 2015. If there was ever a doubt that education twitter chats were kind of a big deal, this television guide-style document should set things straight. The first part is about identifying the best twitter chats for teachers in 2015. edtech.

Mobile Classrooms Bring STEM Where Students Need IT

EdTech Magazine

Mobile Classrooms Bring STEM Where Students Need IT. Educators are utilizing education technology to repurpose old trailers and buses to create mobile education spaces , classrooms on wheels where students are able to experience what STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) has to offer. SIGN UP: Get more news from the EdTech newsletter in your inbox every two weeks! Future Teachers Are On Board for Mobile Classrooms. Twitter.

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. Technologies can transform; even simple technologies can make a significant impact.

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How Technology Can Improve Physical Safety in Schools

EdTech Magazine

How Technology Can Improve Physical Safety in Schools. They need a web of interconnected technologies that offer digital solutions for an emergency from start to finish. Some of the technologies and strategies highlighted include: • A public address system. Twitter.

20 Top #ISTE2015 Influencers to Follow on Twitter

Gaggle Speaks

To help stay on top of the many wonderful happenings at ISTE , we’ve published a short list of top influencers on Twitter conversations related to #ISTE2015. Hop on Twitter and follow these folks to see what they’re learning and sharing. ISTE Mobile Learning @ISTE_MLN.

EdTech Expo 16 - free educational technology conference - 2-12-16 Westchester NY

Educational Technology Guy

Ed Tech Expo 16 is a free educational technology conference being held on Friday, February 12, 2016 at the Westchester Marriot in Westchester, NY. There will be some great sessions around edtech, along with vendors with demos and products. 2016 looks to be a milestone year in educational technology. Curriculum and testing requirements are driving a move towards 1:1 and large scale mobile device deployments. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy.

Top Hashtags to Get The Skinny on What’s Happening in Edtech

Teacher Reboot Camp

Technology is vastly changing the way we communicate and learn. I find it fascinating and love seeing how educators use technology in innovative ways to transform their instructional practice and provide students with access to the world.

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EduGems: Student Motivation, Digital Writing Tools, eZen & More!

Teacher Reboot Camp

I also regularly share these incredible resources on Twitter, @ShellTerrell. If you’re on Twitter, follow these educators! If you enjoyed these finds, you may want to get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go , which has digital and mobile activities and handouts. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Vol 1:3, click here to read the other EduGems issues !

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EduGems: Student Motivation, Digital Writing Tools, eZen & More!

Teacher Reboot Camp

I also regularly share these incredible resources on Twitter, @ShellTerrell. If you’re on Twitter, follow these educators! If you enjoyed these finds, you may want to get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go , which has digital and mobile activities and handouts. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Vol 1:3, click here to read the other EduGems issues !

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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. She also has a Technology Jump Start Course with 8 modules to help get you comfortable with technology in the classroom.)

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Keep Adaptive Technology Top of Mind in MLE Planning

EdTech Magazine

Keep Adaptive Technology Top of Mind in MLE Planning. MORE FROM EDTECH: Check out how teachers use virtual reality platforms to teach coding. Classrooms filled with rows of desks make it difficult for students with mobility issues to navigate through the space. . Twitter.

Great collection of charts comparing EdTech tools

Educational Technology Guy

Richard Byrne has created some great charts comparing EdTech tools over at his blog, He has charts comparing: Alternatives to Google Image Search Backchannel and informal assessment tools Building classroom websites Building classroom blogs Creating multimedia textbooks Creating multimedia quizzes Audio editing tools Multimedia timeline tools Mind-mapping tools Mobile video creation apps Head on over and take a look. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy.

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20 Tech Tips to Shake Up Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 337 with Kasey Bell From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Kasey Bell shares her tech tips for helping teachers make progress with technology. She also shares the biggest mistake she’s made as a teacher relating to edtech.

Creatively Teach the Common Core with Technology

Catlin Tucker

Educators today are facing two major shifts in education–a move to the Common Core Standards and increasing pressure to teach students with the technology they’ll be expected to use in their lives beyond high school. Engaging in KQED’s Do Now global Twitter conversations for prewriting.

ISTE 2019: What K–12 Experts Expect from the Future of Education Technology

EdTech Magazine

ISTE 2019: What K–12 Experts Expect from the Future of Education Technology. JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Follow @EdTech_K12 on Twitter for continued ISTE 2019 coverage. “K–12 MORE FROM EDTECH: Check out how teachers can revolutionize the future of education. Screencasting, according to Tuesday’s panelists, has been a popular integration for K–12 schools looking to give teachers the mobility they need to take a more active approach to education. Twitter.

VR & AR in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Hall Davidson shares both simple explanations of Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) in the classroom. serves on the board of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE).

Next-Gen Voice and Presence Technology Keep K–12 Districts Safer

EdTech Magazine

Next-Gen Voice and Presence Technology Keep K–12 Districts Safer. When one of the district’s elementary schools suffered a two-day internet outage last winter, the IT team used Jive to seamlessly reroute calls to administrators’ mobile phones. Twitter.

Byte-sized Potential: Can Compassion & Citizenship Go Viral?

Teacher Reboot Camp

The number one benefit of educational technology is that it empowers people to do what they want to do. I feel incredibly blessed to live at a time when technological developments continue to strive to provide access to the entire world. Part of the category, Byte-sized Potential.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 14 Edition)

Doug Levin

On twitter, I also ponder the trend of tech-savvy teachers increasingly resembling NASCAR drivers, proudly wearing digital uniforms on social media full of sponsored messages as proof of expertise: Why do some in K-12 define #edtech expertise by # of tech company certifications acquired? Otherwise, here’s what caught my eye this week – news, tools, and reports about education, public policy, technology, and innovation – including a little bit about why.

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

CUE

Let’s think about a few ways in which we can better prepare ourselves for OWNING these technology tools in our classroom. Have you ever used another teacher’s classroom and were completely thrown off by the technology setup? Mobile Devices. Hey, how’s your year starting?

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Student Leadership via EdTech Playgrounds

EdTechTeam

What do you get when you recruit students who share a love for technology and you provide a space where individuals can play? An EdTech Playground. EdTech Playgrounds provide opportunities for collaboration, communication, creativity, and critical thinking.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 36 Edition)

Doug Levin

Otherwise, here’s what caught my eye this past week – news, tools, and reports about education, public policy, technology, and innovation – including a little bit about why. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 36 Edition). " Tagged on: September 6, 2017 More Or Less Technology In The Classroom? I eagerly await reports of whether the technology lives up to its claims, because it sure sounds promising. Twitter not your thing?

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 36 Edition)

Doug Levin

Otherwise, here’s what caught my eye this past week – news, tools, and reports about education, public policy, technology, and innovation – including a little bit about why. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 36 Edition). " Tagged on: September 6, 2017 More Or Less Technology In The Classroom? I eagerly await reports of whether the technology lives up to its claims, because it sure sounds promising. Twitter not your thing?

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 10 Edition)

Doug Levin

Filter bubbles are bad, including in educational technology. Here’s what caught my eye the week of March 6, 2017 – news, tools, and reports about education, public policy, technology, and innovation – including a little bit about why. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 10 Edition). fund to boost technology for kids | Belgrade News → The idea behind the initiative is to set up every student in the district with their own computing device.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 14 Edition)

Doug Levin

On twitter, I also ponder the trend of tech-savvy teachers increasingly resembling NASCAR drivers, proudly wearing digital uniforms on social media full of sponsored messages as proof of expertise: Why do some in K-12 define #edtech expertise by # of tech company certifications acquired? Otherwise, here’s what caught my eye this week – news, tools, and reports about education, public policy, technology, and innovation – including a little bit about why. EdTech News News new

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For Teachers: Harnessing Twitter with Paper.li -- an Interactive Newspaper

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

Many educators are sharing their Twitter content daily (twice-daily, or weekly) using paper.li , an interactive newspaper. tag/edtech The #edtech Daily paper.li/tag/education tag/mlearning The #mlearning Daily (mobile) paper.li/tag/musedchat social media Twitter