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.

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Inspire Learning Beyond Your Classroom Walls by Setting Up a Virtual Learning Community

Teacher Reboot Camp

Discover more ways to integrate technology effectively by taking one of my fully accredited online courses or get one of my books ! Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar !

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Collaborative & Creative Online Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

“The number one benefit of educational technology is that it empowers people to do what they want to do. Check out your VLE and see what tools and features already support collaboration and creativity. Does your VLE have forums, offer badges, or allow you to embed? If you are deciding on a VLE, consider the following. It is frustrating to only have a Learning Management System (LMS) or VLE accessible only when you are on campus.

How Malaysian schools are tackling blended-learning challenges

The Christensen Institute

Malaysia has a very unique education system: over the past two decades, the government has invested millions of dollars in equipping all 10,000 public schools with not only computer labs, but also the Frog Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). Our partners at the edtech nonprofit FrogAsia were instrumental in helping us to gather data and understand the landscape of the Malaysian education system.

From Tech Newbie to Ninja to Sensei

Teacher Reboot Camp

Technology is just a tool. Recently, I conducted a webinar for SimpleK12’s technology day, Technophobe to Technoninja. I had a fun time creating the presentation, The Tech Ninja Guide , which is full of tips for integrating technology effectively. Send your student ninjas on learning missions with technology. You will need ninja learning community (a VLE/LMS ). Integrate a technology component with projects you already give your students.

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Offline Activities with Mobile Devices

Teacher Reboot Camp

Integrating technology in the classroom does not mean you need an Internet connection. Even without an Internet connection students learn a lot with mobile devices, laptops, and other technologies. This summer I will be publishing my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions in Your Classroom , which describes the process of teaching with learning missions in more detail.

From EDUPUNK to ds106. 10Q: Jim Groom

Learning with 'e's

It''s a mishmash of edtech, 80s pop culture, animated GIFs, retro toys, ds106 art, and all things cinema. I think because I started to sound a bit like a fervent preacher when I started talking about teaching, learning and technology.

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