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. I am also an Attorney and have a Master’s Degree in Instructional Technology.

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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. Adam Juarez talks about organic edtech coaching and how to cultivate those relationships. He leads teachers in implementing technology into their lessons through one-on-one coaching, demo lessons and professional development.

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Wakelet and WeVideo: Powerful Distance Learning Edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

Bruce Reicher – Bio as Submitted Bruce Reicher has been a technology teacher for over 25 years. ” The post Wakelet and WeVideo: Powerful Distance Learning Edtech appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day. All Grades All Subjects Chromebooks Edtech Tool Tuesday Students Teachers Tech Tips Tools Web Tools

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

Digital Promise

In my nearly 15 years of teaching in Philadelphia, I have seen technology introduced into schools and classrooms in myriad ways. I have spent the last 13 of those years as a technology teacher and coordinator, and an informal technology coach, in three different schools. Now, while computer labs still exist, there are many more opportunities for students to use technology in their own classrooms. Is there a misunderstanding of the purpose of the technology?

EdTech at School

This E-book is designed to support educators with case studies of education technology use at school.

4 Tips for teachers to make the most of edtech

Neo LMS

Education technology and its use in the classroom has now become essential. With already enough things to juggle at the same time, teachers don’t have it easy when it comes to finding the right edtech and implementing it successfully in their classrooms.

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COVID-19 and the Value of Edtech Coaches

Digital Promise

educators do not have enough experience, resources, or training to use technology in the most effective ways, with teachers at low-income schools particularly ill-prepared. Our new report presents findings from a survey of edtech coaches in the U.S.

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4 Emerging Edtech Trends in 2020

The CoolCatTeacher

Nikolaos Chatzopoulos shares his thoughts From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Nikolaos Chatzopoulos shares four trends that are shaping how his schools teach with technology. 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.

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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. But he uses far more than technology to engage students. Let’s engage kids and use edtech in social studies. Listen to Dustin Harnish talk about edtech in social studies Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here.

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Top edtech tools for digital differentiation

Neo LMS

However, there are many tools that are out there that can be helpful, especially if the teacher and students have access to technology. It’s helpful to leverage technology for these because most online tools will automatically grade and give data reports.

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Pandemic Pivots: Edtech Edition

Edsurge

Here are some edtech pandemic pivots to watch. We were really lucky; we already had a technology solution and mindset of serving students in China over our technology,” says Chris Hoehn-Saric, general manager of Shorelight Live.

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Digital Equity: How to Understand The Problems Facing #Edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

EdTech Leaders’ Beliefs: How are K-5 teachers supported with the integration of computer science in K-5 classrooms? Technology, Knowledge and Learning. Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 23(2), 1-3. Nicol is the outgoing co-chair for ISTE’s Digital Equity Network, and she is the past chair for the American Educational Research Association’s Technology, Instruction, Cognition, and Learning SIG. Nicol Howard on episode 482 Dr. Nicol R.

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Inspiring Edtech Quotes

EdTech4Beginners

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

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What does an edtech coordinator do?

Neo LMS

One of those jobs is education technology (edtech) coordinator, a title that might not be the same in all schools and countries, but comes with similar tasks and responsibilities. What does an edtech coordinator do? Read more: 6 Building blocks for a successful edtech strategy.

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Closed Schools Shine Light on the Value of Edtech Coaches

Digital Promise

Moving instruction online and preparing teachers to use technology in their teaching is a massive undertaking. Multiple surveys (for example, this 2018 survey from PWC ) report that many teachers in the United States do not have enough experience, resources, or training to use technology in the most effective ways, especially in low-income schools. As district leaders look for ways to minimize disruption to children’s learning, edtech coaches can be great assets.

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US Edtech Policy Conversations Amidst Coronavirus Concerns with Tom Murray

The CoolCatTeacher

An ASCD best-selling author, Murray serves as a regular conference keynote, was named the “2018 National/Global EdTech Leader of the Year,” by EdTech Digest, the “2017 Education Thought Leader of the Year,” one of “20 to Watch” by NSBA in 2016, and the “Education Policy Person of the Year” by the Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2015.

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. Listen to the Stacey Roshan talk about 7 edtech trends Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here.

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4 Ways to Discover the Best Edtech

Digital Promise

The infusion of technology into our culture is the greatest change that our educational system has ever experienced. Not long ago, many schools required teachers to include the use of technology in their daily lesson plans. Teachers were grasping at anything that could fulfill the “obligation” of using technology. So how does a teacher find new edtech products suitable for their classroom and determine their value? Use a search engine dedicated to edtech products.

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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. Leah, today, we’re going to talk about how to use technology to make science more exciting and more effective. So, Leah, what’s your first idea for using technology to engage kids in science? Is technology a distraction? Can we have a fifth idea for technology and science?

EdTech that “Sparks Joy”

Neo LMS

Ever keen to catch a trend on the upswing, I’ve curated a list of EdTech tools, apps and programs that are not only effective, but teach through joy. EdTech that sparks joy. But what of the more complex arena of senior appropriate EdTech — can it too be joyful? We try not to make our blog “all about us”; our readers visit NEO Blog for objective insight into the challenges, trends and future of EdTech, not blatant self-promotion.

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Edtech Tools for SPED, Math, and Reading

A Principal's Reflections

The overreaching goal for each session was to support instructional strategies aligned to rigor & relevance and the 6 C's with a focus on the purposeful use of technology. 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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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.

The EDTECH Survey 2018 – Results Are In!

EdTech4Beginners

Recently, I set up a survey to find out about EDTECH & its use in schools around the globe. The questions asked were: How much do you use technology with your class? Do you think educational technology accelerates learning? Do you worry about using educational technology in lessons? Do you think your school gives you enough educational technology training? Does your school have enough technology? Are your pupils distracted by technology?

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Integrate Technology Effectively! Tip: Use Templates

Teacher Reboot Camp

Integrating technology isn’t an easy process. My technology knowledge continues to grow even with over a decade of experience, research, and professional development dedicated to education technology. I also provide tons of templates in the Mission Toolkit of my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions.

EdTech Acronyms Explained

EdTech4Beginners

The amount of new acronyms in the educational technology world is staggering… and often overwhelming for educators. BYOT – Bring Your Own Technology. CREATE – Collaboartion, Resources, Educate, Apps, Technology, Enriching. ICT – Information Communications Technology. IT – Instructional Technology (the use of tech for instructional purposes). STEAM – Science, Technology, Art, Engineering, Maths. STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths.

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Artificial Intelligence in EdTech

Educational Technology Guy

EdTech is an area where the use of AI has flown largely under the radar thus far but has the potential to reimagine the student/teacher relationship and improve student outcomes across the board. Salak has developed insights and predictions for the future of AI in EdTech and would be happy to share them. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. AI artificial intelligence edtech

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10 #RemoteLearning Ideas.No #Edtech Required

The Web20Classroom

Instead of focusing on the Edtech tools and ways to keep learning going (which is a valiant effort) let's instead look at the (perhaps more important) non-edtech ways to encourage learning and creativity during these times of isolation. Here are 10 Remote Learning Ideas that require no technology. 10 Remote Learning Ideas, No Edtech Required Read- Reading is foundational to all learning. None require any technology! Remote Learning.

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Recommended Hashtags to Discover Top Edtech Tools and Apps

Teacher Reboot Camp

Many people ask me how I keep up with the latest technology trends and find so many free resources to share on Twitter ( @ShellTerrell ) and on this blog. Below are awesome hashtags to explore on Twitter related to education technology. Discover more ways to integrate technology effectively by taking one of my fully accredited online courses or get one of my books ! Top Education Technology #Hashtags. Edtech.

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5 Ways Edtech Enhances Social Studies Lessons

Ask a Tech Teacher

Before I get into how edtech enhances social studies lessons, let’s ask a foundational question: What the heck is Social Studies ? In the past decade, technology has become the disruptive tool of choice among teachers to make what traditionally is a droll collection of subjects energizing and inspiring. Here are five ways edtech can kick up your social studies program: Simulations and games. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years.

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20 Ways to Transform Learning with Technology

Teacher Reboot Camp

This year try integrating technology to get students researching, exploring, creating and moving. Effective Technology Integration digital literacy digital research edtech education technologyEnjoyed these resources? Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Hover over the infopic below to discover lessons, free apps, and resources! Challenge: Try one of these ideas to transform the learning in your classroom!

10 Edtech Tools to Try in 2018

EdTech4Beginners

The EdTech industry continues to grow with new products. These edtech products are available to educators and school administrators. Here’s a complete list of must-try Edtech Resources and Technology Tools for Teachers: BOOK CREATOR. This EdTech tool is so easy to use. education edtech new edtech new technology teaching teaching ideas technology in the classroom

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Edtech News, Tips, and Resources from #ISTE19

Teacher Reboot Camp

Education Technology News, Tools, & Updates. The ISTE Conference is famous for featuring so many incredible education technology tools, devices, apps and startups. This year’s conference was filled with so many exciting announcements by technology companies. Conference Highlights ISTE #ISTE2019 #NOTATISTE #NOTATISTE19 #PassTheScopeEDU edtechFor the past years I’ve been a live reporter at ISTE and for 2 years conducted interviews with my toddler, Savvy.

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Richard Byrne’s Most Exciting Edtech Tools

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Richard Byrne @rmbyrne discusses the edtech tools he’s most excited about today. Richard Byrne is a former high school social studies teacher best known for developing the award-winning blog Free Technology for Teachers. On a daily basis, Richard’s blog Free Technology for Teachers reaches more than 100,000 educators. In addition to writing Free Technology for Teachers, Richard also maintains iPadApps4School.com and PracticalEdTech.com.

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The Human EdTech for Diversity

EdNews Daily

Technology dominates the education landscape discussion. To teach when surrounded by technological innovation, it is more necessary than ever to understand what life is doing in order to enhance it to survive among machines and even compete with machines. Even the ability life has known as creative inception, or “thinking,” is now being infringed upon by augmented intelligence technologies made of complex algorithms that mock thinking increasingly well. By LeiLani Cauthen.

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Who Does the Edtech Marketplace Benefit, Anyway?

Digital Promise

“There is definitely something wrong, something broken, with the edtech marketplace. Over the past three months, Digital Promise had conversations with nearly 50 stakeholders who purchase, use, or develop educational technology (edtech). Like Ben Grimley, these stakeholders revealed myriad ways in which the edtech marketplace fails to fully support learners and learner variability. Differing Perspectives on the Edtech Marketplace.

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