9 Ways to Find the Right Edtech Tool

Teacher Reboot Camp

To introduce students to the possibilities of technology get them to complete different tasks with web tools and apps, such as mindmaps , podcasts , digital stories , videos , podcasts , etc.! But before students embark on any digital project, you need to find the right tools. Check out my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies with EdTech Missions , to discover digital projects where students make a meaningful impact on their communities and the world.

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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. From video tools, creation tools, to app creation, you’ll hear lots of ideas. Blogging and creation tools.

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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?

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The best 10 free EdTech tools and websites every teacher should know about

Neo LMS

It has therefore become imperative for teachers to be conversant with EdTech tools and websites in order to be truly effective in passing down knowledge. Reasons why teachers should embrace the use of EdTech tools and websites. The best free EdTech tools.

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Top 5 new EdTech tools that you might use in your university

Neo LMS

According to the report, the EdTech industry will reach a global value of $252 billion by 2020. The EdTech sphere is obviously developing quickly, so some things that seemed impossible only a few years ago have become a standard in the meantime. 5 New EdTech tools to watch.

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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. Introducing this new tool to your students can open up great opportunities for learning. Turn any page on the internet into a lesson with the Insert Learning tool. This tool guesses what you’re trying to draw.

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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). Differing Perspectives on the Edtech Marketplace.

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Whose Land? Understanding Indigenous Peoples Through Edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

Understanding Indigenous Peoples Through Edtech appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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My Article For Google & TES: The top edtech tools for teachers to try in 2017.

EdTech4Beginners

Tagged: edtech 2017 , education , educational technology 2017 , future edtech , future tech , teachers , teaching , tech tools 2017 , top edtech tools.

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How to use Padlet as a collaborative edtech tool

EdTech4Beginners

Let me know what you think Tagged: collaborative technology , edtech , education , padlet , teaching ideas , teaching with technology , tutorial. education collaborative technology edtech padlet teaching ideas teaching with technology tutorial

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EduGems: Edtech Updates, Google Tools, & More

Teacher Reboot Camp

You may not know that I regularly share my education discoveries, resources, education technology updates, free apps, web tools, and tips on Twitter (@ShellTerrell). Scroll for the sections- Google Tools, Technology Updates, Resources, and Smart Tools. Challenge: Try one of these ideas, resources, tips, or tools. Vol 1:1, click here to read the other EduGems issues ! The best thing a human being can do is to help another human being know more.” – Charlie Munger.

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What’s in Your Edtech Bag? #EdTechRations

The CoolCatTeacher

The Really Useful #EdTech Book. ” The post What’s in Your Edtech Bag? Administrators Edtech Tool Tuesday Education Get Connected (PLN Building) Higher Education Innovation IT Coaches and Directors Productivity Social Media Society and Ethics Teachers Tools

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Bethany Petty: Using Edtech to Enhance Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Using Edtech to Enhance Learning. Bethany: You know, I think that’s one of the things that kind of scares some teachers a little bit when it comes to integrating technology tools in their classroom. Is the focus of the tool to enhance student learning? Favorite tools.

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Cool Cat Teacher’s 31 Favorite Everyday Tools I’m Using Right Now #edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

A special Valentine's Day Episode of 10MT with Links to Tools and Tech I Use From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. I’m showing love to my dear teacher friends by just sharing all the tools and tips that have me excited right now.

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Inspiring Edtech Quotes

EdTech4Beginners

Have you got any favourite quotes about edtech? Tagged: canva , edtech , education , educational technology , inspiration , inspiring quotes , learning , quotes , teaching , tech , tech tool , technology.

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14 Awesome examples of Critical Thinking EdTech

Neo LMS

14 Awesome examples of Critical Thinking EdTech. I try and separate the wheat from the chaff, in what I hope is a quality selection of Critical Thinking EdTech. SurveyMonkey : Not only a good commercial tool, but also a really great tool for grades as low as 4.

Mental Floss and 13 More EdTech Tools to Engage Learners

Brilliant or Insane

Mental Floss and 13 More EdTech Tools to Engage Learners By Joan Selby Sometimes students are too bored to complete in-class or out-of-class activities, but teachers continue to hammer away with lecture, textbooks, and worksheets. Try less old-school and a little more EdTech.

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Edtech and Social Emotional Learning #sel

The CoolCatTeacher

Edtech and Social Emotional Learning. Even if you don’t have multiple ages on campus, this can be accomplished through Skype or other video conferencing tools. Have you seen some other edtech tools besides Minecraft that can have this kind of social emotional impact?

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EduGems: Edtech Updates, Google Tools, & More

Teacher Reboot Camp

You may not know that I regularly share my education discoveries, resources, education technology updates, free apps, web tools, and tips on Twitter (@ShellTerrell). Scroll for the sections- Google Tools, Technology Updates, Resources, and Smart Tools. Challenge: Try one of these ideas, resources, tips, or tools. Vol 1:1, click here to read the other EduGems issues ! The best thing a human being can do is to help another human being know more.” – Charlie Munger.

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Special Needs #edtech treasure chest with Jennifer Cronk

The CoolCatTeacher

She shares her treasure chest of favorite edech tools for those with special needs. In today’s show, we’ll discuss special needs edtech with Jennifer Cronk and: Why speech recognition empowers students. Accessibility tools.

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Let’s Try Because Our Students Need Us: A Story of Persistent Edtech Integration

The CoolCatTeacher

5 Creative “Googley” Tech Tools to Get Kids Creating also with Evan Mosier. Evan Mosier in Episode 352 of the 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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Good news stories about EdTech from across the globe

Neo LMS

As the year draws to a close I thought we could take a look at how EdTech has transformed schools, students and education this year – in countries across the world. Learning through video has been shown to be an exceptionally effective online educational tool.

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Great List of EdTech Tools

Ask a Tech Teacher

Alice Keeler is sharing a Google Doc of favorite educator tech tools. It’s crowdsourced, so view, add to it, come away richer thanks to your online colleagues: Link to the crowdsourced list. More tech ed resources: Great Resources. Great Lesson Plans. Great Apps. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-8 technology for 15 years. She is the editor/author of dozens of tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum.

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Flipsnack: A fun way to make interactive online magazines #edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

Mandy Froehlich talks about a tool she uses in her classroom, Flipsnack. Learn how she uses this tool. Flipsnack: A fun way to make interactive online magazines #edtech. Vicki: Happy EdTech Tool Tuesday.

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EdTech definitions every teacher should know: Part 1

Neo LMS

EdTech definitions every teacher should know. So, with apologies to our regular readers, who no doubt have mastered the EdTech shorthand and specific phrases, let’s develop a quick terminology with the help of key and quality online sources.

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Developing Edtech Products to Support Learner Variability

Digital Promise

So, we are working with edtech product partners to help create research-based supports for teachers to turn to as they tackle this formidable challenge. Creating edtech products to help teachers support individual learners.

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EdTech Acronyms Explained

EdTech4Beginners

CMS – Content Management System (a tool to build websites and apps). Tagged: acronym , acronyms , edtech , education , exxample , learning , tech , technology , terms. education acronym acronyms edtech exxample learning tech technology terms

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EdTech definitions every teacher should know: Part 2

Neo LMS

Welcome to Part 2 of our EdTech terminology post — where we hope to give you a relatively simple roadmap to help navigate the thickets of education technology buzzwords and phrases that tend to appear in discussions and debates.

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Making Music with iPads and #edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

On today’s show, K3-6th grade teacher Justin Kamp @kampmiltonmusic from Wisconsin unleashes his favorite apps, strategies, and tools for making music with kids of all ages. Want to hear another episode about iPads and edtech.

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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: Well, some of the best tools that I’ve used in the classroom are those that simply enhance the student’s voice.

EdTech Tool List

Teacher Tech

Tweet If you want some ideas for EdTech tools that teachers are using here is a list of tools you might want to try. The list is crowdsourced so if you have a favorite tool please add it to the list. If you have ideas for how to use a tool please add in teaching […].

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Guest post: Using EdTech and AI to reduce social inequality

EdTech4Beginners

Because of that, it is important to find new tools to try and close the social gap between pupils of different socioeconomic status. Educational Technology and Artificial intelligence are two of these tools, and are already being successfully used by Seneca Learning.

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The EdTech Disconnect

The Christensen Institute

This is the second post in the #WhoYouKnow blog series on the overlap of social capital, EdTech, and innovation. Next time you pick up or read about a new EdTech product, ask yourself a simple question: “Will this product expand or strengthen students’ networks?”

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Are your edtech tools really working?

eSchool News

Attaining this goal comes down to two factors: 1) the people we have in place that deliver the instruction and 2) the apps and tools they’re using to differentiate lessons and embrace our support of the whole child. We’re constantly asking ourselves, “Does this tool ignite the desire to learn?

Can new EdTech tools combat economic despair?

The Christensen Institute

In a recent Brookings paper on social mobility, Melissa Kearney and Phillip Levine illuminate an intangible, yet severe, consequence of income inequality: economic despair.

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5 Simple Ways to Improve Physical Education w/ #Edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Jarrod Robinson @mrrobbo gives us the apps, tools, and mindset to rock physical education class. Transcript of episode 70 5 Simple Ways to Improve Physical Education w/ #Edtech with Jarrod Robinson the PE Geek. Are you familiar with video delay tools at all?

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

The CoolCatTeacher

So many of these tools are new to me. 36 Tools I’m Using Right Now in My Classroom and Life. It is a simple and powerful tool any teacher can use. At the bottom of this post, we’re giving away a sample including 5 tools just for the readers of this blog.

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5 EdTech Tools to Try

Teacher Tech

The tool does not increase student engagement or increase student learning. How the teacher uses the tool and designs the learning environment makes the difference. Try something new with these 5 tools!! 1) Bloomz App: A parent communication tool. Resources edtech tools

The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017

Securly

Now, we know that edtech has been proven to improve test scores and overall classroom engagement. But, how does the 2010 vision for edTech match what’s actually happening today? The cost, plus it’s easy manageability and durability, made Chromebooks a main player in the edtech game.

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Great collection of charts comparing EdTech tools

Educational Technology Guy

Richard Byrne has created some great charts comparing EdTech tools over at his blog, He has charts comparing: Alternatives to Google Image Search Backchannel and informal assessment tools Building classroom websites Building classroom blogs Creating multimedia textbooks Creating multimedia quizzes Audio editing tools Multimedia timeline tools Mind-mapping tools Mobile video creation apps Head on over and take a look.

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