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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What Technology Does What: An #edtech Chart For Teachers

TeachThought - Learn better.

What Technology Does What: The Ultimate #edtech Chart For Teachers. This is what we hope will be an ongoing collection of the most effective ways to use technology in the classroom. We may even just crowdsource it–open it up as a wiki and let you add your expertise.

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36 Edtech Tools I’m Using Right Now in My Classroom and Life

The CoolCatTeacher

She also has a Technology Jump Start Course with 8 modules to help get you comfortable with technology in the classroom.) As I was reading The Teacher’s Guide to Tech last week, I realized that it had been a while since I’d shared my own favorite edtech tools.

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Follow Along With a Grad Seminar About Edtech: Part 1, Picking the Best Tech

Edsurge

This semester I’m teaching a graduate seminar on education and technology for Georgetown University. When teaching a course on edtech, it’s logical to start with a look at how professors can select the best tech tools for their courses. On the one hand, we have more tools to choose from, and many services have gotten easier to use (think of the shift from wiki markup to Google Docs, or from separate video cameras and editing suites to all-in-one apps on smartphones).

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5 Recent Advances in Educational Technology - guest post

Educational Technology Guy

5 Recent Advances in Educational Technology Imagine going to school without getting out of bed. Educational technology seems to be progressing at warp speed, with new advances emerging every single day. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy.

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Group Looks for New Ways to Peer Over the Edtech Horizon

Edsurge

A group of educators trying to get a handle on what’s coming next in technology are working to build a new type of organization to track edtech trends. NMC had served as an annual convener of a group of volunteers, including Alexander, who took to wikis and online meetings to come up with the reports which aimed at helping college leaders prepare for the technologies they guessed would rise to swift prominence next.

A Beginner’s Guide to #EdTech Open Source Software

Fractus Learning

Wikipedia has a huge list of Open Source software organized by functionality: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_free_and_open-source_software_packages. Computer technology and the internet created an information revolution similar to that which happened when Gutenberg began printing books.

‘Our Technology Is Our Ideology’: George Siemens on the Future of Digital Learning

Edsurge

Some people researching education technology might not spend their days wondering how their work fits into this existential question—but George Siemens isn’t "some people." Siemens’ work is on the cutting edge of what’s possible in digital learning, but he doesn’t want to discuss the latest fads in education technology. He’s optimistic that technology can help people achieve a higher quality of life in a future where work is increasingly automated and distributed across the globe.

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. Try Edmodo , Google Classroom , Schoology , Moodle, Edublogs , Haiku Learning, Wikis , or Google Apps for Education.

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STEAM It Up for Struggling Students! 15+ Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Teachers often share resources with these keywords- Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) and Science Technology Engineering Arts Math (STEAM/STEM). With technology, students can create mindmaps, comics, eportfolios, digital stories, podcasts, videos, movie trailers, radio shows, blogs, scavenger hunts, infographics, multimedia posters, infographics and more! Create a virtual learning space with Edmodo , Schoology , Weebly , Wikis, blogs, or other social media tools.

10 Hits and 10 Misses for 2016

Ask a Tech Teacher

million visitors to the 1,454 articles I’ve written on integrating technology into the classroom. This includes how to use wikis or blogs in the classroom and what I’ve learned from my students as we got through another tech week. Edtech Reviews.

What does it mean to be a teacher in higher education for the next decade

Linways Technologies

Even though technologies like the VR, AR, and AI hasn’t quite penetrated into the classrooms yet, at the current rate, it will probably happen within the next decade or so. So as a teacher, you at least need to have a working knowledge about technology, internet, social networking etc.

Comics for Engaging Students! 22+ Resources & Ideas

Teacher Reboot Camp

Don’t forget to join me for a free online technology learning day with other experts. Embed in a blog or wiki. Cool Sites Effective Technology Integration English Language Teaching comics comics for learning edapps edtech mlearning mobile learning“At a young age, I was interested in comic books, which was really how I learnt to read.” ” – Nicolas Cage. Today, I will be conducting a webinar, Teaching with Comics , for Simple K12.

Simplify and Summarize Digital Text

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Technology is a tool that can help. Many thanks to Sheri Lenzo , assistive technology expert, for teaching me all of this and much more. Watch the tutorial on this wiki. View more simple search engine tools on my wiki.

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Online Grading Platform Streamlines Teacher's Workflow

techlearning

Engrade Deliver solid content, crunch data with connected LMS/grading platform Pros: Beyond the grading and reporting platform, there are useful instruction and assessment tools like wikis, flash cards, and quizzes.

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Tech Connections: Teach Above the Line with ThingLink

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Shannon Sloger''s Slogan in reference to the SAMR Model For as long as I can remember I have been an advocate for helping teachers understand the stages of technology integration in order to effectively use tech as a tool for learning. edtech multimedia SAMR thinglink

Creating 21st Century Classrooms in Middle School #SXSWedu

EdTechSandyK

Allow students to bring their own technology Include students and teachers in professional development - this helps create accountability for the teachers to use the technology and also puts students in position of being able to help. Teachers do not have to be experts in the technology to use the technology in their classroom Alan November and Howie DiBlasi are some of the speakers who came to Region 10 as part of the training.

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Citizen Science, Crowdsourcing, Gamification and Cryptocurrency, Oh My!

Doug Levin

For that reason, I am excited that this coming week the White House is set to shine a deserved light on one domain where the benefits of abundant access to powerful technology tools are most clear: citizen science. appeared first on Doug Levin | EdTech Strategies.

Edublogs 2012 Nominations

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

My nominations for the 2012 Edublog Awards: Individual Blog - The Innovative Educator Group Blog - Mind Shift EdTech Blog - Edudemic Teacher Blog - Engage Their Minds NewBlog - EduTech for Teachers Library/Librarian Blog - The Daring Librarian Administrator Blog - Life of an Educator Twitter Hashtag - #edchat Free Web Tool - ThingLink Educational Wiki - Web Tools 4 You to Use Social Network - Twitter Learn more about the Edublogs awards. Nominations for 2012 Edublog Awards are open.

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Back to School Food for Thought (AKA Anytime Resources for Tech Integration and Your Digital Footprint)

EdTechSandyK

Technology Integration The links below are excellent resources for anyone aspiring to integrate more Web 2.0 technologies into their instruction. technologies with her middle school students.

Crowdsourcing to Build the Ultimate Wall of ThingLinks at ISTE 2014

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

There were thousands of educators drawn together by our passion for EdTech. Each of us attended the conference for different reasons, all related to leveraging the power of technology to improve education and making connections. Padlet can be embedded into a blog, wiki or website.

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Epic Guide To Game Based Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

5 Lessons Video Games Can Teach EdTech Developers. Builder Bowls – Builder Bowls revolve around a wide range of immersive technologies, including Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), simulations, video games, caves and domes, 3D printing and robotics.

Blog Awareness Month: Support SLPs Shortlisted in 2011 Edublog Awards!

SpeechTechie

right? :-) I''m really honored to be nominated in the Best EdTech/Resource Sharing Blog Category. Best Individual Blog- iLearn Technology (not an SLP but a great source of visual resources for our kids) Best Group Blog- TherapyApp411 (whoo-hoo!) Best New Blog- All4mychild and Speech Room News Best EdTech/Resource Sharing Blog- Cindy L Meester and I are in there! The shortlist of nominees for the 2011 Edublog Awards was announced this weekend.

Reflections on NCTIES

The Web20Classroom

Last week I attended the North Carolina Technology In Education Society''s Annual Conference. For 3 days almost 2000 educators from across the southeast gathered in Raleigh, NC to share, produce and learn about technology in education and have a little bit of fun.

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20 years in e-learning

Mark Smithers

I’m using this anniversary to reflect on my experiences in educational technology over the last 20 years. We’ve found out a lot about how people learn in higher education and the technology has allowed us to try things that just weren’t possible before. All of these have been enabled by advances in technology that allow people to communicate, share and build much more easily than ever before. There has been a tendency to invest in technology and not in staff.

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Edublog Awards Nominations 2012

The Daring Librarian

Video/Podcasts - Karen Mensing Best Educational Wiki - WebTools4U2Use by Aunty Tech Best Open PD - TLVirtual Cafe Social Network - LevelUpBookClub Mobile App - Dropbox and. When it comes to the Edublogger Awards, I''ve "always (been) a bridesmaid and never a bride" but surprisingly (for me!)

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ISTE Social Media& Web Resources

The Daring Librarian

Holly Jobe to create " a page on the board wiki and/or a word doc with links and descriptions of the tools that would help orient new board members to all the ISTE tools " and I did! Learn more by visiting ISTE''s Second Life wiki or by visiting us in world !"

My Edublog Awards Nominations for 2011

SpeechTechie

It is tough to make a list like this because I wish I could nominate everyone for everything, but here goes: Best individual blog- iLearn Technology ''s focus on edtech interactives and webtools for general educators consistently highlights resources that SLPs can put to use.

We All Teach SEL: Teamwork Activities and Tools for Students

Graphite Blog

Edtech is no complete substitute for that, but there are tools that can supplement the development of character in the classroom and at home. Make sure the technology you use doesn't take the place of, but instead supplements, face-to-face interaction.

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We All Teach SEL: Teamwork

Graphite Blog

Edtech is no complete substitute for that, but there are tools that can supplement the development of character in the classroom and at home. Make sure the technology you use doesn't take the place of, but instead supplements, face-to-face interaction.

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The Epsilen Experience: Power Users Share Their Stories #SXSWedu

EdTechSandyK

Notes from SXSWedu 2011 breakout session Panelists: Evan Nisonson - Epsilen Leann Ingram - Comanche ISD High School English and Dual-Credit College English Carrie Barnett - Dublin ISD Director of Federal Programs Lannon Heflin - Region XIII Instructional Technologist, Program Manager for Edtech Initatives Ingram - Comanche is one of the first districts to be using Epsilen with students. Sees it as an answer to having to find third party solutions for wikis, blogging, etc.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. ” Oh sure sure, this isn’t exactly education technology news, except for the part where Khosla invests in education technology companies and his wife founded the open education organization CK–12. Via Edsurge : “ Jefferson Education Accelerator Winds Down, Rebrands to Focus on Edtech Reviews and Procurement.”

Learning Revolution Free PD - GlobalEdCon Details! - What Is Success? - Library 2.014 Submission Deadline Approaches

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

They also use wikis or google docs to collect information that will help their learning. Project Ideas for Student Council on Technology. Houston educational technology trainer, Jorge Cavazos, is planning to organize grade-level tiered student councils on technology in his school district. The Learning Revolution Weekly Update September 24th, 2014 The important thing is not to stop questioning.

20 years in e-learning

Mark Smithers

I’m using this anniversary to reflect on my experiences in educational technology over the last 20 years. We’ve found out a lot about how people learn in higher education and the technology has allowed us to try things that just weren’t possible before. All of these have been enabled by advances in technology that allow people to communicate, share and build much more easily than ever before. There has been a tendency to invest in technology and not in staff.

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My Edublog Nomiations 2011

The Daring Librarian

Best individual blog Librarian by Day by Bobbi Newman fellow Libary Journal Mover & Shaker Bobbi Newman always has interesting information to share and a unique voice in the EdTech Librarian world! Best educational Ed Tech Wiki: The Mighty Little Librarian'' s Tech Tuesdays.