5 Education Technology Terminology Dictionaries/References

EmergingEdTech

Free Tools & Resources Professional Development edtech dictionary edtech terminology referenceKeeping up with these ever changing terms can be a challenge – these resources will help!

Wakelet and WeVideo: Powerful Distance Learning Edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. All Grades All Subjects Chromebooks Edtech Tool Tuesday Students Teachers Tech Tips Tools Web Tools

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4 Emerging Edtech Trends in 2020

The CoolCatTeacher

Listen to Nikolaos Chatzopoulos share 2020 Edtech Trends Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

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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. Let’s engage kids and use edtech in social studies.

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Edtech Tools for SPED, Math, and Reading

A Principal's Reflections

What resulted was a great resource that I plan to share below on specific edtech tools that can assist special education (SPED), math, and reading teachers. edtech Mathematics reading Rigor Relevance Framework special education SPED

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7 Hot Edtech Topics #iste19 #notatiste19

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Stacey Roshan, the author of Tech with Heart , talks about seven edtech topics that are sparking conversation this summer both online and at ISTE19.

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Be Transparent: Share the Research Behind Edtech

Digital Promise

The goal of Digital Promise’s Marketplace Research work has been to create smarter supply and smarter demand in the education technology (edtech) marketplace. We have consistently heard from educators that they are wary of claims made by edtech product developers.

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5 Ways To Bring SEL Into Edtech Classroom Use

The CoolCatTeacher

Listen to Mark Sparvell talk about SEL and Edtech Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

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5 Edtech tools to try out this year

Neo LMS

5 Edtech tools to try out this year. It has been referred to as a social learning platform and in our experience, helped us to connect globally for our PBL. Read more: Can EdTech enable Social Emotional Learning (SEL)?

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What’s in Your Edtech Bag? #EdTechRations

The CoolCatTeacher

The Really Useful #EdTech Book. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. ” The post What’s in Your Edtech Bag?

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Mitigating #EdTech Issues in the Classroom

A Principal's Reflections

Mitigating edtech related issues rests on authentically engaging as many learners as possible. What I am referring to are specific strategies that keep kids focused on the task at hand while ensuring that his or her part in the learning process is completed.

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Can EdTech enable Social Emotional Learning (SEL)?

Neo LMS

Teaching soft skills, commonly referred to as Social Emotional Learning (SEL), is increasingly important in an educational environment, determined that students are graduated from both K12 as well as higher education primed and ready for a dynamic and changing future job market.

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Bethany Petty: Using Edtech to Enhance Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Using Edtech to Enhance Learning. Bethany regularly blogs at Teaching with Technology ( [link] ) where she shares resources, ideas, edtech tools, tips, and tricks, as well as reflections from her blended/flipped/gamified high school Social Studies classroom.

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Edtech and Social Emotional Learning #sel

The CoolCatTeacher

Edtech and Social Emotional Learning. Have you seen some other edtech tools besides Minecraft that can have this kind of social emotional impact? The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

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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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EdTech definitions every teacher should know: Part 1

Neo LMS

I had erred by not at any point in the blog referring to Augmented Reality, but only AR. EdTech definitions every teacher should know. Sometimes referred to as Hybrid Reality, the term refers in essence to the next iteration of Augmented Reality.

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Edtech Matchmaking: One Teacher’s Strategies for Choosing Better Technology

Digital Promise

In the world of edtech, the process for finding and purchasing new software or devices can sometimes feel like an app-based dating experience, with schools making quick decisions based on little information. Edtech companies may even seek out these schools because they have a very clear mission and framework for implementation. Implement the long-term, matchmaking type of approach to edtech decision making.

EdTech definitions every teacher should know: Part 2

Neo LMS

Welcome to Part 2 of our EdTech terminology post — where we hope to give you a relatively simple roadmap to help navigate the thickets of education technology buzzwords and phrases that tend to appear in discussions and debates.

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How edtech supports the success of the Nordic Education

Neo LMS

Our previous blog described the background to Finland’s successful education system and today we’ll unpack that a bit more, but also take a more detailed look at the role edtech plays in that success. How edtech supports everything: EDUDigi.

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Flipsnack: A fun way to make interactive online magazines #edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

Flipsnack: A fun way to make interactive online magazines #edtech. Vicki: Happy EdTech Tool Tuesday. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

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INTERVIEW: Digital learning trends that are reshaping EdTech

Neo LMS

Phill and Graham had a wonderful conversation on the topic of e-learning and explored six key digital learning trends that are reshaping the EdTech landscape. Digital learning trends that are reshaping EdTech.

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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.

Seeking Integrity in EdTech Research – Again

ProfHacker

For instance, it is filled with advertisements and there is no statement about how the advertisers impacted or influenced the study – but we know that they sponsored it, and they are edtech companies and commercial publishers, and therefore not uninterested parties.

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5 Common Ingredients of Math EdTech

MIND Research Institute

And just as sugar isn’t inherently bad in snacks (as long as it’s not the first thing on the ingredient list), it’s important to pay attention to the overall makeup of an edtech product, as well as the individual pieces.

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Can new EdTech tools combat economic despair?

The Christensen Institute

While human capital refers to individual ability, social capital refers to opportunity.” In a recent Brookings paper on social mobility, Melissa Kearney and Phillip Levine illuminate an intangible, yet severe, consequence of income inequality: economic despair.

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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 The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

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Debunking the ‘Gold Standard’ Myths in Edtech Efficacy

Edsurge

For almost a decade, selling edtech products to schools and districts has felt dangerously like selling a home over the internet. We describe edtech products with all the excitement and adjectives of a fresh listing on Zillow. This included guidelines for curriculum and edtech.

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A Tale of Two American Education Systems: An Edtech Investor’s Perspective

Edsurge

It’s a longstanding national crisis, often referred to as the “digital divide,” which at Kapor Capital we identify as one of the cumulative barriers across The Leaky Tech Pipeline. Education funders must invest in gap-closing edtech solutions. Jennifer is in sixth grade.

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Student Leadership via EdTech Playgrounds

EdTechTeam

An EdTech Playground. EdTech Playgrounds provide opportunities for collaboration, communication, creativity, and critical thinking. An EdTech Playground is a mobile space that can be set up in small or large areas.

Using EdTech to Enhance Science Learning

A Principal's Reflections

Students are also able to refer back to the Padlet to review for a test/quiz. Miss Ginter’s Biology students at New Milford High School have been using Padlet as a forum to post answers to teacher created questions, as well as student created questions.

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Edtech in Rural Education

eSpark

Furthermore, Hanson noted that high quality edtech helps students, teachers, and administrators by making it easier to use student data to differentiate learning. So, why is edtech so slow to catch on in rural education? Edtech is a necessity for rural education.

Not Just Classroom Supplies: Teachers Also Buy Edtech With Their Own Money

Edsurge

Recent studies by Deloitte and the Gates Foundation have shed light into how educators engage with edtech. And about 70 percent of students say that they use edtech tools outside of schools on a weekly basis. Those numbers suggest edtech is steadily marching into schools and classrooms.

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FBI Warns Educators and Parents About Edtech’s Cybersecurity Risks

Edsurge

The FBI has released a public service announcement warning educators and parents that edtech can create cybersecurity risks for students. The memo also notes that in 2017, two large edtech companies experienced cybersecurity issues. When asked to comment, the FBI declined to tell EdSurge the names of the two companies it was referring to.

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Three Edtech Companies Merge to Create an ‘Anthology’ of Higher-Ed Tools

Edsurge

He clarified that “birth” refers to a college’s first outreach to a potential applicant—although he also shared that some customers do send college-branded baby gifts to alumni who have voluntarily shared information with their alma maters about having children.

Equity in #EdTech: A Report Review

ProfHacker

If you care about equity in edtech, this report is a must-read, especially if you are interested in evidence-based research and practical solutions. If you don’t care about equity in edtech. Profession Reviews EdTech educational technology equity report