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Giving a great presentation: some tips and advice

Bryan Alexander

What makes for a great presentation? Caveats: this post is about doing the presentation itself. This post doesn’t address content, just the means of presenting it. Check the presentation zone so you know where you can walk. (I’m

Adobe Spark: Easily create and share videos, images, and newsletters

iLearn Technology

Create social graphics that are stunning and easy to share (you know the kind: flyers, memes, posters, ads). Produce and share impressive videos for storytelling, projects, or to share to social media. What it is: Adobe Spark is a collection of fantastic (free!)

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

The CoolCatTeacher

and a Link to a Free Resource with More Tips From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Tip: To learn about my blended learning strategies, see my presentation on Slideshare Simple Steps to Blended Learning . Keynote (for Presentations).

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5 Different Ways Technology Has Made Learning Easier - guest post

Educational Technology Guy

Individual laptops – A lot of schools are moving over to having individual laptops for each student, which has taken lessons to an entirely new level. Social media – You can build fan pages for classrooms, stage Twitter chats for interaction outside of the classroom, and provide web pages that act as a resource guide for ongoing lessons, all through the use of social media. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Effective Digital Leadership: Moving Our Schools Forward


Public Relations In Royce City ISD, every campus has a Twitter account and shares reminders with parents and students via Twitter. We need to be using social media to tell people about the positive things that are going on in our classrooms and schools!

6 Super Geeky Tech Tips for the New School Year

The Daring Librarian

Most school systems have some version of Google Apps for Education available for teachers or GAfE, I recommend uploading and converting your important documents, presentations, and spreadsheets to the cloud for easy editing, sharing, and storage.

7 Must-have Tools for Ed Conferences

Ask a Tech Teacher

Now, you might be asked to scan a QR code and visit a website, access meeting documents online, interact digitally, or use a backchannel device to share your real-time thoughts with the presenter. iPad, Chromebook, or Laptop, or Netbook.

9 Must-have Tools for Ed Conferences

Ask a Tech Teacher

These days, you might be asked to scan a QR code and visit a website, access meeting documents online, interact digitally, or use a backchannel device to share your real-time thoughts with the presenter. iPad, Chromebook, Laptop, Netbook, or Smartphone.

Digital Literacy–What is it?

Ask a Tech Teacher

“the ability to understand and use information in multiple formats from a wide range of sources when it is presented via computers: –Paul Gilster, Digital Literacy. This can be messaging, Twitter, or a dedicated forum. Social media. That’s social media.

5 Must-have tools for Ed Conferences

Ask a Tech Teacher

Now, you might be asked to scan a QR code and visit a website, access meeting documents online, interact digitally, or use a backchannel device to share your real-time thoughts with the presenter. Almost as bad is using one of those big clunky laptops.

Need a New Job? Here’s What You Do

Ask a Tech Teacher

School digital devices used to be primarily PCs, but now there are Chromebooks, iPads, Macs, Surface Pros, laptops, and more. In this section, also include all of your social media contacts. I have four Twitter accounts and share the one appropriate to the circumstance.

Livestreaming and Podcasting in the Classroom

Dr. Tatom advocated for streaming for several classroom situations: sharing student presentations, posting lectures for students to use at home, homework updates, and catching up students who missed classes or even field trips. How are your students going to view the presentation?

Adobe Spark — All-purpose Desktop Publishing Tool for the Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

Project templates include social memes, mini websites, narrated tutorials, presentations, reports, posters, how-to videos, and more. It works equally well on your desktop, laptop, Chromebook, Mac, iOS device, and mobile device and syncs between all with ease.

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5 Simple Ways to Improve Physical Education w/ #Edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

Jarrod Robinson, the PE Geek, shares on episode 70 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Twitter handle: @mrrobbo.

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Oprah-fy Your PD


We also created a dedicated space where teachers could bring their laptops and headphones and work in peace! For some, it meant us going on to Twitter to find experts who could help or mentor my teacher. Armed with these different options, we presented to the staff.

The 3 #BackToSchool Supplies Necessary to Boost Learning

The Innovative Educator

As of the writing of this, I currently do not have a laptop to call my own. thanks for letting me use your laptop dad! ” It is useful for my learning because it will be able to store all of my supplies (pens, pencils, books, binders, and a laptop among other things) to and from school. Here is how this laptop/tablet will help me with my school work, activism, and coding. I could also use social media to keep in touch with fellow activists and network with others.

Teachers Teaching Refugee Children via Skype with Koen Timmers

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 132 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. This fun, visual tool lets students explore 150 different science and social studies units for elementary and middle school learners.

10 Technology Skills Every Educator Should Have

Educational Technology Guy

Office Suite Skills Productivity Apps - Word Processing, Spreadsheets, Presentation Tools, Note taking and organization apps - educators need to now how to create, edit, and modify documents, presentations, and spreadsheets. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Support English Learners with Micro-credentials from Digital Promise

Ask a Tech Teacher

Digital devices, be they iPads, laptops, Chromebooks, Macs, or PCs, give students access to endless amounts of web-based resources for research, inquiry, collaboration, sharing, and more. Education is changing. Again.

Class Tech Tips: How To Tell Your School’s Story on Instagram with Spark Post


Earlier this year I had the chance to present at the Magnet Schools of America Conference in Chicago. The very first time I presented a session at a conference was the annual Magnet Schools Conference, so this year’s trip was definitely a highlight on my list of events.

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What parents should ask teachers about technology

Ask a Tech Teacher

Teach digital citizenship is easily done either through dedicated platforms like Common Sense Media and Netsmartz , or a full-blown curriculum like this one from Structured Learning. Does the school allow teachers and students to be friends on social networks?

Brainstorming and polling with AnswerGarden

Nik Peachey

You can also share the poll quite easily through a range of social media or get an embed code to add it to a webpage or blog. You can even geo broadcast the poll through your local network so that anyone can discover it on their mobile phone or laptop.

Announcing the Google Teacher Tribe Podcast!

Shake Up Learning

Follow Us on Social Media. Follow @GTeacherTribe on Twitter. Laptops/desktops Chromebooks iPads Unsure/any of the above. principal Library media specialist Tech director Consultant Other. The Teacher’s Guide to Google Classroom (presentation).

Tips & Tools to Enhance Collaboration Between Tech & Curriculum


These include: More engaged students – Students are often more engaged when material is presented with digital tools. Lightweight new laptops and digital books can easily take the place of heavy, cumbersome books and notebooks. [

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What Can Be Gained When We Lose Our Connection With Technology

Reading By Example

“Learn anytime, anywhere” is proudly proclaimed when educators effuse all the benefits of learning via online courses and through social media such as Twitter. What didn’t make the cut: My laptop, my smartphone, and anything school-related.

How Much Screen Time Is Too Much for Kids?


Anya Kamenetz, journalist and author , “The Art of Screen Time: How Your Family Can Balance Digital Media and Real Life” : I'm not seeing any trend away from devices in the classroom. What I am seeing is increasing anxiety about students' own phones in the classroom and the distraction that brings, and skepticism from parents about the value of laptops for homework. That context seems to be missing in our Twitter-verse right now.

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Trends to watch in 2016: technologies

Bryan Alexander

Now there’s a bipartisan interest in cracking down on social media ( thank you Trump and Clinton ), plus a drive to weaken encryption so the NSA can have better eyes with which to see you. The laptop and desktop worlds struggle.

#IntentionalConnectivity: why my phone no longer controls me (& how you can take charge, too)

The Cornerstone for Teachers

What the New Research Says cites a survey in which “… most respondents, with the exception of those over the age of 50, check text messages, email, or their social network ‘all the time’ or ‘every 15 minutes.’”. The goal isn’t to give up social media or stop using email.

Technology in Schools: What If We’ve Just Made Everything Worse

Fractus Learning

In my own school there is a significant change underway as we abandon our four-year iPad program for a return to students using laptops. Social Media and Mobile Devices. There is no doubting that students love their devices and social media in all its forms.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 11 Edition)

Doug Levin

But the iPads will be discontinued next year in favor of the Dell Latitude Education Series (3160) touchscreen laptop computer. Tagged on: March 18, 2017 FBI arrests Twitter user who sent seizure-inducing GIF | CNET → This is terrifying: Kurt Eichenwald, a journalist who writes for Vanity Fair and Newsweek, tweeted Friday that the FBI had arrested a man suspected of purposefully sending him a GIF that triggered an epileptic seizure.

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The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

In 2017, just a week before Christmas, the New Media Consortium abruptly announced its immediate closure “because of apparent errors and omissions by its former Controller and Chief Financial Officer.” In 2011, Ning was acquired by “lifestyle” site Glam Media for around $150 million.

Media Literacy: Five Ways Teachers Are Fighting Fake News


Since a recent Stanford study showed that students at practically all grade levels can’t determine fake news from the real stuff, the push to teach media literacy has gained new momentum. The study showed that while students absorb media constantly, they often lack the critical thinking skills needed to tell fake news from the real stuff. NPR Ed put out a social media call asking how educators are teaching fake news and media literacy, and we got a lot of responses.

Notes from Leadership for the Digital Age with Alan November - Day 2


Swivl - Apparatus that lets you use an iPad to video record a lecture or presentation. Moves the camera to follow presenter around the room. Imagine sharing student presentations to the world!) District #5 : Kindergarten teachers started class Twitter accounts!

Testing Giving You The Blues? Get Creative with EdTech Formative Assessments


20 years ago we never would have imagined that the position as a Social Media Manager would be an actual job, and just about every company or organization would need to have someone manage their social media accounts.

Final Reflections From Denver And #ISTE10

The Web20Classroom

As I mentioned in my last post I got to head out to Colorado a few days early to spend some time with people I only knew from Twitter. Social Butterfly Lounge and #Edchat : This was the first year for the Social Butterfly Lounge and it seemed to be a very popular place.