Overcome Your Nightmares

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I teach a Technology for Teachers course in the School of Education – but today… I forgot our syllabus. In reality, I asked my class this semester to choose 2-3 words to describe themselves and text them to Poll Everywhere for our word cloud.

4 EdTech Ways to Differentiate in a Student-Centered Classroom

The Web20Classroom

From the use of 1:1 technology to enabling students to learn authentically, these really are incredible times to teach and learn. On the other, they have rooms full of technology but aren’t yet taking full advantage of that that technology can do for each student.

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Ideas and Tools to Give Everyone a Voice

A Principal's Reflections

Well, technology has changed all that and regardless of your specific role you too can increase authentic engagement with your audience. Even in situations where technology might be tight, cooperative groups can be utilized to reflect and then share out.

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Has Your School Reached an Edtech Plateau? Here’s the Key to Moving the Needle


Whether your role is as an administrator, teacher, parent, or student leader, if you’re reading this, you are probably interested in helping other school community stakeholders understand the power of technology in a teaching and learning environment. A common mantra I’m hearing from digital learning coaches and innovative administrators is that they feel the progress toward using technology tools in their schools has plateaued.

Student Response Tools for the Digital Classroom

Class Tech Integrate

As classrooms become more connected through technology, teachers have several choices when it comes to selecting a Student Response Tool to use with student devices. Draw it, Fill in the Blanks, Polling, Exit Slip Quiz, and Open Ended questions can be asked.

20 Formative Assessment Tools for Your Classroom

Shake Up Learning

20 Formative Assessment Tools for Your Classroom #edtech #edchat Click To Tweet. Mentimeter is an interactive presentation tool that allows you to poll your students, check for understanding, or ask students to vote. Poll Everywhere.

Testing Giving You The Blues? Get Creative with EdTech Formative Assessments


Our students now in elementary school have never had a time in their lives where mobile technology wasn't present. Look at the most innovative technology we have today, you are literally looking at the worst piece of technology our students will see in their lifetime.

Tools for Driving Your Ed Tech Instruction #GPS


This often is when “technology” is put into a plan as an activity. While I am a huge advocate for the purposeful integration of technology in schools, we must resist the temptation to think that this is the solution to solve all the ills in our current education system.

Meeting the Needs of Your Students: UDL

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The Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST) is a leading proponent of the Universal Design for Learning (UDL). ” There are also guides for choosing media/technology, improving institutional policies, planning your course, and teaching approaches.

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