Reimagining How Education Technology Supports SEL

Where Learning Clicks

Students dealing with mental health issues can find school difficult, so this Alabama district established a program using edtech to give them flexibility. The post Reimagining How Education Technology Supports SEL appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

Educational Technology Support

Kleinspiration

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Part Three: Beyond SAMR… Making Sure Technology Supports Content Standards

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

In this post I would like to introduce you to way that you can ensure the standards are amplified, and not ignored, by the integration of educational technology. A big shout out to EdTech Magazine for recognizing this blog on its 2017 Honor Roll.

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.

The role of technology in the PYP

EdTech4Beginners

This post will outline the aims of the PYP (the Primary Years Programme of the International Baccalaureate) and the role that technology plays in helping teachers and students to achieve those goals. What does the PYP say about technology? How does technology support inquiry?

EdTech and the accessibility paradox

The Christensen Institute

That’s given Cox a front seat to a new movement in education, which calls for recreating classrooms in a manner that supports learning for each child. These efforts, however, may be thwarted by how EdTech companies go about building software tools and by the current compliance-driven attitude that many curriculum providers take toward meeting the requirements of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 , which ensures software and website accessibility to people with disabilities.

How an #EdTech Lens Can Improve a Learning Culture

A Principal's Reflections

I remember the days when I was not a very big believer in educational technology. As I moved from the classroom to administration, I still saw technology from a mere delivery aspect. Integrating technology and innovating just for the sake of it will never pay off in the long run.

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Why Solving the Teacher Shortage Is Critical for Edtech

Edsurge

This issue has many implications for student learning, but one that is often overlooked is that a shortage of qualified instructors can have a crippling effect on a school district’s ability to implement technology effectively. While technology can address a variety of education challenges, the misuse of it can be disruptive to learning. Implementing school or district technology programs with fidelity is hard enough with one, consistent group of teachers.

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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? Starting the Year With EdTech appeared first on CUE Blog.

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Technology Makes or Breaks Esports Programs

EdTech Magazine

Technology Makes or Breaks Esports Programs. MORE FROM EDTECH: See why educators embrace the benefits of esports. Esports Equipment Can Support Other School Initiatives. This article is part of the "Connect IT: Bridging the Gap Between Education and Technology" series.

We Asked Teachers What They Want From Edtech. Here’s What They Said.

Edsurge

At the end of the day, edtech can feel like one more thing on a teacher’s plate. From IBM’s test scoring machines in the 1930s to the Speak & Spells of the 70s, innovators and educators have been trying to improve education with technology for decades. Edtech initiatives that reduce teachers to the role of facilitator often overlook the important role the teacher plays in activating rich learning experiences for students.

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Building Good Relationships with Your Students’ Parents

The CoolCatTeacher

Mike Daugherty, a Director of Technology in Ohio, has been studying this topic and experimenting for the last several years to find optimal ways to communicate with today’s parents. He has eighteen years of experience in K-12 technology support serving in a wide variety of roles.

K-12 Blueprint site updated - resources for planning and implementing EdTech

Educational Technology Guy

The site has resources for educators about planning and implementing technology initiatives. This is a great resource for teachers, and especially for educational technology specialists, managers, directors, CIO''s, and others that plan and implement technology projects.

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Confessions and Learnings of an EdTech Enabler

EdTechSandyK

Photo Used Under a Creative Commons License Some Typical EdTech Scenarios Ms. These stories are probably very familiar sounding if you are a technology specialist or even a tech savvy instructor on your campus. First of all, teachers need technology support.

Choosing the Right #EdTech Resources: Consideration 4

The Innovative Educator

Read more at What the Savviest School Administrators Know About Education Technology _ This is part of a series in my conversation with author and professor Liz Kolb , who is teaching a course at the University of Michigan that addresses ways technology supports modern teaching and learning.

FETC session offers strategies to incorporate educational technology in the classroom for ELs

FETC Converge

By Claude Bornel, Title1Admin.com English learners should have the same opportunities to be exposed to STEM classes as any other student, and the language proficiency shouldn’t be a barrier to attend any kind of class, says Lori Menning, who discussed technology supporting English learners at the national Future of Education Technology Conference. More… Uncategorized edtech ELs FETC Workshop

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Essential Guide to Modern Learning: 10 #EdTech Considerations

The Innovative Educator

The 10 considerations: Understanding The Role of Tech in Education Getting Off to A Good Start w/ #EdTech Avoiding Ineffective #EdTech Choosing the Right #EdTech Resources Selecting High-Quality Digital Learning Resources Creating a Comprehensive Approach to #EdTech Integration Assessing Learning Through #EdTech Tools Addressing Challenges to Effective #EdTech Use Combating Digital Inequity Creating Sustained Professional Learning Opportunities Want to know my thoughts?

Helping Teachers Provide a Deeper Reading Experience

EdNews Daily

Editor’s note: This is one in a series of profiles about the men and women who are creating today’s EdTech companies. Jay Goyal, the CEO and Co-Founder of Actively Learn, began his journey to EdTech after graduating from Duke University with a B.S.

Here’s Why Teachers Adopt New Tech — and Why They Don’t

Edsurge

I can’t count the number of technological tools that were marketed directly to me during my 14-year teaching career. You see, as a high school English teacher working more than 50-hour weeks, I just didn’t have the time to invest in new technology.

Getting Off to A Good Start w/ #EdTech: Consideration 2

The Innovative Educator

You understand the important role technology plays in teaching and learning but want to make sure you are getting off to a good start. Fortunately, Angela Maiers has written a guide that supports teachers in doing just that and gets you started with the first 20 days.

Bloom’s Taxonomy and the implications it has for a digital classroom.

EdTech4Beginners

Technology or pedagogy? I would argue that technology is not the tool that makes children creative, instead it is a support. The learning is the priority when planning lessons; the technology is merely a dynamic aid. So can technology support higher order thinking?

We Asked Teachers What They Want From Edtech. Here’s What They Said.

eSpark

At the end of the day, edtech can feel like one more thing on a teacher’s plate. From IBM’s test scoring machines in the 1930s to the Speak & Spells of the 70s, innovators and educators have been trying to improve education with technology for decades. When districts invest in new instructional technology,f many teachers find that at first their students are quiet and focused, clicking away on activities aligned to their instructional needs.

Why Single Sign-On Has Teachers Cheering

Edsurge

That’s the beauty of ClassLink—it’s technology that makes using other technology easier. For us, SSO has become a learning enabler when sometimes technology can be a learning variable. Can you imagine an edtech tool so supportive and effective teachers cheer when it arrives? That’s exactly what happened when Dr. Sheryl Abshire and her IT team at Calcasieu Parish School District rolled out Single Sign-On (SSO) technology in September 2017.

2020 Ed Tech Trends Focus on Equity

EdTech Magazine

One of the biggest trends in educational technology shouldn’t be a trend at all. To that end, EdTech ’s trends for 2020 involve the nuts and bolts of educational technology — AR/VR , makerspaces, esports and more — while encompassing the ways those technologies support learning for all students. Equity should be something that we always do , not a trend,” says Josh Stumpenhorst, learning commons director at Lincoln Junior High School in Naperville, Ill. “It’s

2020 Ed Tech Trends Focus on Equity

EdTech Magazine

One of the biggest trends in educational technology shouldn’t be a trend at all. To that end, EdTech ’s trends for 2020 involve the nuts and bolts of educational technology — AR/VR , makerspaces, esports and more — while encompassing the ways those technologies support learning for all students. Equity should be something that we always do , not a trend,” says Josh Stumpenhorst, learning commons director at Lincoln Junior High School in Naperville, Ill. “It’s

Eyeing More Deals, 2U Raises $331 Million From Latest Public Offering

Edsurge

He was vague on what the company is eyeing next, only saying that “technologies and services that support our students and improve our core business is critical.” Both business lines support the company’s goal to create what Paucek calls a “long-term, sustainable engine of social mobility.” “A The effort is resource-intensive as 2U provides a wide range of services, from working with faculty to develop the content, to providing marketing and technology support.

Google Teacher Tribe Podcast | Episode 2 Karly Moura

Shake Up Learning

Episode 2 Show Notes: Karly Moura is a Teacher On Special Assignment (Instructional Coach & Educational Technology Support Teacher) at Sun Terrace Elementary School, MDUSD. House of #EdTech Podcast from our Producer, Christopher Nesi. gttribe #SUL #DitchBook #edtech.

2020 Ed Tech Trends Focus on Equity

EdTech Magazine

One of the biggest trends in educational technology shouldn’t be a trend at all. To that end, EdTech ’s trends for 2020 involve the nuts and bolts of educational technology — AR/VR , makerspaces, esports and more — while encompassing the ways those technologies support learning for all students. Equity should be something that we always do , not a trend,” says Josh Stumpenhorst, learning commons director at Lincoln Junior High School in Naperville, Ill. “It’s

2020 Ed Tech Trends Focus on Equity

EdTech Magazine

One of the biggest trends in educational technology shouldn’t be a trend at all. To that end, EdTech ’s trends for 2020 involve the nuts and bolts of educational technology — AR/VR , makerspaces, esports and more — while encompassing the ways those technologies support learning for all students. Equity should be something that we always do , not a trend,” says Josh Stumpenhorst, learning commons director at Lincoln Junior High School in Naperville, Ill. “It’s

2020 Ed Tech Trends Focus on Equity

EdTech Magazine

One of the biggest trends in educational technology shouldn’t be a trend at all. To that end, EdTech ’s trends for 2020 involve the nuts and bolts of educational technology — AR/VR , makerspaces, esports and more — while encompassing the ways those technologies support learning for all students. Equity should be something that we always do , not a trend,” says Josh Stumpenhorst, learning commons director at Lincoln Junior High School in Naperville, Ill. “It’s

2020 Ed Tech Trends Focus on Equity

EdTech Magazine

One of the biggest trends in educational technology shouldn’t be a trend at all. To that end, EdTech ’s trends for 2020 involve the nuts and bolts of educational technology — AR/VR , makerspaces, esports and more — while encompassing the ways those technologies support learning for all students. Equity should be something that we always do , not a trend,” says Josh Stumpenhorst, learning commons director at Lincoln Junior High School in Naperville, Ill. “It’s

Integrating Digital Tools for Adult Learners: Four Critical Factors

Digital Promise

Technology has the potential to be a powerful tool for improving access to learning for adult learners. According to a Tyton Partners study , there is increasing demand for education technology among adult education program administrators and educators. A recent report from SRI also found that educators see great potential for edtech while learners enjoy using edtech tools. Support the evolving role of the instructor.

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#EduGoalsMOOC resources

Learning with 'e's

Image from Wikimedia Commons For the # EduGoalsMOOC Twitter chat today, I have compiled a short list of useful resources that relate to the use of technology in education, and specifically technology integration.

9 Steps for Choosing a Device

Tom Murray

Here’s a 9 step process to support your decision-making process. During this step, school leaders across the district should collaborate to inventory what currently exists, from core curriculum and technology support resources, to types of devices already in place. Districts can often be seen purchasing vast amounts of technology based on little to no research or evidence. Blog Chromebook Device Selection edtech future ready Procurement Samsung Samsung Galaxy

Digital Learning Day Reflections

Tech Helpful

Last Thursday Chattanooga Christian Lower School opened our doors for observations of technology integration. I believe our teachers do a great job on a regular basis at integrating technology into the curriculum of our lower school. It was more a stand alone class for technology.