A Webinar For Scientix: 10 Top Tech Tools For Teachers.

EdTech4Beginners

I recently presented at a webinar for Scientix – a European Union funded community for science education in Europe. Webinar outline: The webinar featured a number of websites and apps which are great (and FREE) to use in the classroom including: Google Keep, QR Codes, Padlet and Kahoot!

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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. This episode, blog, and webinar are sponsored by Bloomz , my favorite tool for parent communication. They are sponsoring April’s free webinar, 5 Habits to Start Now to Thrive in the Fall.

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What’s in Your Edtech Bag? #EdTechRations

The CoolCatTeacher

talks about the educational technology that educators around the world carry in their bags and pockets. The Really Useful #EdTech Book. ” The post What’s in Your Edtech Bag?

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Teleology, Technology and Learning

EdNews Daily

Some things on sailboats haven’t changed much in thousands of years, others are recent, and every new technology gets tested by the same strict rule about purpose. A sextant was revolutionary analog technology. Technology and Learning. By Mac Bogert.

A Treasure Trove of Free EdTech Webinars to Help You Integrate Technology and Digital Citizenship in Your Teaching

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Edtech webinars professional developmentNovember 21, 2016 An effective strategy to enhance your professional development growth is through attending conferences. However, given time constraints and other obligations (e,g family, work.read more.

Effective Edtech Pilots with Adult Learners

Digital Promise

Do you struggle with how to get started with technology in your adult learning program? In this webinar, Patti Constantakis and Christina Luke from Digital Promise discuss the ways the Digital Promise Edtech Pilot Framework can be used when piloting new technology products.

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Organizing the Edtech Toolbox

edWeb.net

Teachers have many edtech resources in their toolbox now. During the edWebinar, “ Transform Learning: Track Results for Chromebooks, Google Suite, and Every Application,” presenters Kyle Berger, Chief Technology Officer at Grapevine-Colleyville ISD, TX, and Matthew X.

FREE Webinar: How to Create Dynamic Learning Experiences for Students

Shake Up Learning

The post FREE Webinar: How to Create Dynamic Learning Experiences for Students appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Technology is NOT a solution. Join Kasey Bell of ShakeUpLearning.com for this FREE webinar overview of the Dynamic Learning Model and Framework from her book, Shake Up Learning: Practical Ideas to Move Learning From Static to Dynamic. The post FREE Webinar: How to Create Dynamic Learning Experiences for Students appeared first on Shake Up Learning.

How Technology Can Improve Digital Citizenship in K–12

EdTech Magazine

How Technology Can Improve Digital Citizenship in K–12. As technology is further integrated into the classroom, digital citizenship is an essential skill all students need to possess. . MORE FROM EDTECH: See how digital literacy programs prepare students for a tech-enabled future.

FREE Webinar: 3 Things That Will Change How You Use Google Slides

Shake Up Learning

The post FREE Webinar: 3 Things That Will Change How You Use Google Slides appeared first on Shake Up Learning. FREE Webinar: 3 Things That Will Change How You Use Google Slides. Learn why Google Slides is the most versatile tool in G Suite in this free 30-minute webinar from Shake Up Learning. The post FREE Webinar: 3 Things That Will Change How You Use Google Slides appeared first on Shake Up Learning.

FREE Webinar: 5 Things to Know About the New Google Classroom!

Shake Up Learning

The post FREE Webinar: 5 Things to Know About the New Google Classroom! 5 Things to Know About the New Google Classroom Webinar. This webinar will walk you through the BIG 2018 updates and give you a good overview of how to navigate the new Google Classroom. The post FREE Webinar: 5 Things to Know About the New Google Classroom! edtech educational technology Free Resources for teachers Freebie Google Google Classroom webinar google classroom

Two Models for Leveling Up How You Integrate Technology and Teaching

EdNews Daily

A 2019 Common Sense survey found that only four out of every 10 teachers consider the professional development that they received on the use of technology in the classroom to be effective. We’ll provide an explanation and an example of each level of technology integration.

5 Things to Keep in Mind When Implementing Technology (and some cool tools for the college classroom)

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Dr. Joshua Elliott talks about implementing new technology and some cool tools he’s using in his college classroom. We offer both online and hybrid Master Degrees in Educational Technology.

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Powerful Edtech for Adult Learners: Three Product Demos

Digital Promise

Technology can be a powerful tool for improving access to learning for adult learners. A recent report from SRI found that not only do educators see great potential for edtech, but learners also really like using edtech tools.

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FREE Webinar – Improving Writing and Research with G Suite #GoogleEduOnAir

Shake Up Learning

The post FREE Webinar – Improving Writing and Research with G Suite #GoogleEduOnAir appeared first on Shake Up Learning. FREE Webinar: Improving Writing Research with #GSuiteEdu #Googleeduonair #googleedu #edtech Click To Tweet.

Planning for the Total Cost of Edtech Initiatives

edWeb.net

Strategic planning for edtech is an endless journey—and not just because of constantly evolving hardware and software. Similarly, Ann Linson, Superintendent, East Noble School Corporation, IN, said that understanding the total cost also means having a focus for the edtech initiative.

Educator and Student Voice: Following a School District’s Edtech Pilot Journey

Digital Promise

When considering the benefits to using edtech, an eighth grade student at Elizabeth Forward School District said, “When we started in first and second grade, everything was on paper and it was just a lot more difficult because if you forgot something, you can’t go back to school and get it.

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Using Google Apps to Support Reading and Writing in the Classroom (Recorded Webinar)

Shake Up Learning

The post Using Google Apps to Support Reading and Writing in the Classroom (Recorded Webinar) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Below is a webinar that I gave on August 2, 2016, with Texthelp, the makers of Read & Write for Google and Fluency Tutor.

Four Tips for Choosing the Right Edtech Resources

Edsurge

Yet, with with the wide variety of edtech resources available, it can be difficult to know where to begin. Through this work, we’ve developed four key strategies for choosing appropriate edtech resources. In addition, partner with the education technology provider in developing a plan that will meet your district’s curriculum and strategic goals. As a district, understand what your success criteria is before engaging with edtech companies.

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What’s Your Edtech Business Plan Worth?

Edsurge

For the past decade, the most esteemed business plan competition for edtech entrepreneurs has been held by the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education and sponsored by Milken Family Foundation. Since its debut in 2010, the Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition (EBPC) has awarded about $1 million to edtech entrepreneurs. Here’s why he believes edtech entrepreneurs will win from taking part in the EBPC competition.

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Making Edtech Efficacy Actionable

Edsurge

Edtech is an investment, but how do you know if the investment you made is actually getting results? In this webinar we will focus on the key criteria you need to think about when evaluating the efficacy of edtech products before, during and after a rollout. This online panel discussion on how districts can set themselves up for edtech success was originally recorded on June 20th, 2018. US Office of Educational Technology RCE framework. Education Technology

FREE Webinar and Q&A: How to Become a Google Certified Trainer

Shake Up Learning

The post FREE Webinar and Q&A: How to Become a Google Certified Trainer appeared first on Shake Up Learning. I will be doing a LIVE (and FREE) YouTube webinar about the requirements to become a Google Certified Trainer and Q&A to answer all of your questions!!!

Top Hashtags to Get The Skinny on What’s Happening in Edtech

Teacher Reboot Camp

Technology is vastly changing the way we communicate and learn. I find it fascinating and love seeing how educators use technology in innovative ways to transform their instructional practice and provide students with access to the world.

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Boxlight Launches Fall 2018 Webinar Series for Administrators and Teachers

techlearning

11, 2018 – Boxlight Corporation (Nasdaq: BOXL) (“Boxlight”) today announced the schedule for its fall webinar series titled “Transforming Learning in the Classroom.” They will also share the process of acquiring technology and give examples of engaging students with the right edtech tools.

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Making The Best Technology Purchasing Decisions

The Web20Classroom

In our next collaborative post, Shaelynn Farnsworth (@shfarnsworth) and I discuss how schools and districts can make the best technology purchasing decisions. The increase of technology use in learning has added an element to the budget which has seen a steady increase over the years.

An Inside Look at the Edtech Purchasing Process

edWeb.net

While the Wild West era of edtech may be over, there’s still some mystery over how schools decide what digital materials to buy. In the edWebinar, “ Building Authentic Need and Research into Edtech Development,” representatives from a large school district, a small district, a developer, and the research community answered burning questions about edtech procurement. How do you approach purchasing education technology tools?

Why Edtech Executives Need to Go Back to School — as Teachers

Edsurge

When I was a middle school teacher in Los Angeles Unified School District, I looked longingly at the work of sales reps and trainers at edtech companies. For this reason, and because of all the gems of wisdom and insight that come from teaching, I think it’s time for education technology leaders to head to the classroom—as teachers. In this context, an edtech company’s “small” ask might (rightfully) take its place at the back of a long queue.

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Should I Stay or Should I Go? An Opinionated Guide to Changing Edtech Industry Conferences

Edsurge

That was early in the days of low-cost cloud computing enabling a multitude of new edtech startups, really fast internet beginning its spread to schools, and Chromebooks starting their climb to ascendance in U.S. For more education technology events, check out our 2019 calendars: U.S. When you make plans to attend education technology industry events, remember that the conferences themselves can change as much as the industry does. Or of edtech success. ASU GSV.

A Framework for Meaningful Technology Integration – SULS003

Shake Up Learning

The post A Framework for Meaningful Technology Integration – SULS003 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Ready to learn how to meaningfully and practically integrate technology into your classroom?! Going beyond the tools is so important in meaningful technology integration.

itslearning Webinar Alert -Using Google for Education with an LMS, Plus GDPR: What Does it Mean for K-12?

techlearning

WH A T : No-cost webinar for K-12 educators • Krystal Weiss, EdTech Facilitator, Spring Branch ISD • Josh Hale, Chief Product Officer, itslearning • John Arthur Berg, Data Privacy Officer, itslearning WHEN: Thursday, October 25 at 1 PM ET REGISTER: [link] Boston, MA – Oct.

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Tech Ed Resources–Mentoring and Online Classes

Ask a Tech Teacher

If you’re new to tech education and wonder how to teach kindergartners to use the mouse, first graders to keyboard, third graders to sagely search the internet, pick the brains of our seasoned team of technology teachers. How do you create a Technology Use Plan for your school?

What’s Hot (and Not) at #ISTE19 with Monica Burns

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Monica Burns @ classtechtips talks about the hottest edtech topics right now (and those that aren’t so hot) in this candid and wide-ranging conversation.

January’s 11 buzzworthy edtech tools

eSchool News

note : Common Sense Education’s Edtech Eleven is chosen by Common Sense Education every month and helps educators find the best edtech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly.

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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10+ QR Code Activities to Inspire Curiosity and Engage Learners

Teacher Reboot Camp

Recently I presented a webinar for Simple K12, 10+ QR Code Activities to Inspire Curiosity and Active Learning. Effective Technology Integration Mobile Learning Curiosity edtech mlearning mobile learning qr qr codes STEAM STEM

Why Our Obsession With Edtech and Workforce Prep Concerns Parents and Public Educators

Edsurge

An upcoming webinar titled “The Future of Work and What It Means For K-12 Schools” has Carolyn Leith concerned about career-readiness. Leith, a member of the steering committee at Parents Across America Puget Sound, was one of three speakers on Saturday talking about challenges ahead for the gig economy, technology and student health at the Network for Public Education’s (NPE) national conference in Oakland. Education Technology Events Community

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SAMR Through the Lens of the Common Core

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

While this might sound like a mouthful of EdTech, I assure you that combining all that is on our crowded plates is far better than tackling each individual initiative in isolation. 21st century skills CCSS common core standards edtech free technology P21 resources SAMR webinar

New Teachers Using Technology For Classroom Management

edWeb.net

The webinar will begin at 5pm Eastern Time on Tuesday, April 19th. The post New Teachers Using Technology For Classroom Management appeared first on edWeb. edWeb Blog Classroom management edtech Educational Technology new teachers

ISTE 2016: Edtech Companies Pitching a Mile High

Edsurge

Nine edtech companies, nominated by the incubators that hatched them, will present to an audience of 25 education leaders. 2000) which sells HELP Math, and Boulder Language Technologies (est. LessonCast triumphed in a recent educator "SharkTank" webinar, hosted by EdSurge. Zulama - Game design curriculum developed by faculty from Carnegie Mellon University’s Entertainment Technology Center. Education Technology Incubators Edtech Business Startups

Full Bleed - Finding Balance Between Technology, Work, and Life

techlearning

This one deals with finding balance between technology, work, and life. For me one of the greatest reasons for this is technology. Now don't get me wrong, I love technology and it can certainly be a force for good, as it has often been in my life.