Part Three: Beyond SAMR… Making Sure Technology Supports Content Standards

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

In this post I would like to introduce you to way that you can ensure the standards are amplified, and not ignored, by the integration of educational technology. Before reading, please take a moment to subscribe by email or RSS, and also give me a follow… on Twitter at mjgormans.

Getting the Most Out of Your District Technology Support Staff

Edsurge

Integrating technology into your classroom can be overwhelming at first—especially navigating the different resources and district technology support staff that are available to you. Below, we dive into three potential resources and their intended purpose, so you can keep classroom devices working and redefine the way you approach your curriculum with the use of technology. Ask for one-on-one support. Follow her on Twitter: @TatumOmari.

Blended Learning - what is it, pros/cons, tips and resources

Educational Technology Guy

Blended Learning Classroom Introduction The blended classroom is designed to meet the individual needs of student by allowing teachers to personalize instruction. Blended learning combines face-to-face and online instruction. Project Based Learning is a type of blended classroom.

Building Good Relationships with Your Students’ Parents

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Today’s parents like a different kind of communication. Today, he shares what he has learned. He has eighteen years of experience in K-12 technology support serving in a wide variety of roles.

The persistence of distance (learning)

Learning with 'e's

In a formal sense, distance learning has been a familiar concept since at least 1837, when Sir Isaac Pitman began teaching his shorthand system using typed instruction cards mailed through the universal Penny Postal service to his students across England.

Technology Integration, 1 to 1, and Student Centered Learning: Five Ideas to Consider

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to this first in a series of posts devoted to student centered learning in the technology enhanced classroom. This classroom might be 1 to 1, or might be using technology to leverage student centered learning. It is about kids and learning, do not lose focus!

Connected Learning and 21st Century English Teacher Education

Educator Innovator

From Connected Learning to Connected Teaching , a special issue of CITE Journal , examines the need to bring the transformative principles of connected learning into teacher education, and explores some of the work already underway.

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It's complicated

Learning with 'e's

While I was there I did several presentations and workshops, and also recorded an interview 'on the sofa' with Director of Learning Facilities, Associate Professor Mike Sankey. It's not easy integrating technology into education. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

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Lingua Tweeta and other ideas

Learning with 'e's

I spend a lot of my time thinking through issues and challenges around technology supported learning. I try to come up with new ways to use technology that take learning into another place, or into new directions. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

The role of technology in the PYP

EdTech4Beginners

This post will outline the aims of the PYP (the Primary Years Programme of the International Baccalaureate) and the role that technology plays in helping teachers and students to achieve those goals. What does the PYP say about technology? How does technology support inquiry?

6 Super Science Edtech Ideas: Using Technology to Level Up Science Classrooms

The CoolCatTeacher

Leah LaCrosse on episode 272 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Leah LaCrosse shares six edtech ideas science teachers can start using today to improve learning and excite students about science.

Connecting Parents to Student’s Digital Lives

The CoolCatTeacher

Mike Daugherty on episode 281 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. We learn how today. Vicki: Today we are talking with Mike Daugherty @MoreThanATech , Director of Technology in Ohio.

This Teacher Started a Hands-On PD Lab That’s Sparking Change Across the District

Edsurge

Though I was technology savvy, none of my classwork or student teaching prepared me for this. I started exploring online resources like Code.org and Tynker, but even those offered limited support at the time.

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K-12 Blueprint site updated - resources for planning and implementing EdTech

Educational Technology Guy

This week, Tech & Learning and Intel released their improve K-12 Blueprint web site. The site has resources for educators about planning and implementing technology initiatives. There are educator blogs, articles on educational technology, and much more.

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10Q: Steven Anderson

Learning with 'e's

Anderson is known to many in the world of education as a passionate and knowledgeable promoter of social media and technology for learning. He has been a prime mover in some of the most innovative projects for technology supported learning in the past few years.

#EDEN15 BCN

Learning with 'e's

Now in its 24th year, the event grows from strength to strength, with two annual events every year, an individual membership of over 1200 worldwide practitioners in all sectors of education and training, and a well-oiled mechanism in support. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

Join our global #EDENchat

Learning with 'e's

We enjoyed a great first #EDENchat of the season during the EDEN Research Workshop when my colleague Antonella Poce hosted the Twitter session last week. Contact me if you're interested in hosting and have a technology supported education theme you would like to propose for #EDENchat.

#EduGoalsMOOC resources

Learning with 'e's

Image from Wikimedia Commons For the # EduGoalsMOOC Twitter chat today, I have compiled a short list of useful resources that relate to the use of technology in education, and specifically technology integration. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

When Google Slides and Google Draw Collide

EdTechTeam

Google Slides is a great platform for connecting their character image with some supporting text about unique character traits and attributes. The combination of Google Slides and Google Draw allows students more opportunities to showcase their learning. Twitter: @EmmaCottier.

A New Year of #EDENchat

Learning with 'e's

As the new year begins, I want to draw your attention to the new season of #EDENchat Twitter sessions we have planned. In each one hour session, we discuss a topic related to technology supported learning, distance education or innovative approaches to education.

Technology Makes or Breaks Esports Programs

EdTech Magazine

Technology Makes or Breaks Esports Programs. Esports Equipment Can Support Other School Initiatives. In competitive gaming, milliseconds matter , and the technology supporting students can make or break an esports venture. amy.burroughs_26341. Thu, 01/17/2019 - 13:47.

9 Steps for Choosing a Device

Tom Murray

Here’s a 9 step process to support your decision-making process. Create a shared vision for what teaching and learning should look like three to five years down the road. Work collaboratively to answer the question, “What do we want teaching and learning to look like in our classrooms in three to five years?”. Districts can often be seen purchasing vast amounts of technology based on little to no research or evidence. This post is sponsored by Samsung.

Making sense of digital

Learning with 'e's

I learn a lot from discussions on social media channels such as Twitter. Some might be aware that I established a chat for the European Distance and E-Learning Network (EDEN) a couple of years ago, which is dedicated to discussions around technology supported learning in all sectors.

CUE 2018: How IT Departments Can Minimize Downtime and Maximize Education

EdTech Magazine

When technology fails in the classroom, it takes away from valuable instructional time and hinders student learning. Rather than instructors pointing fingers at IT staff (or vice versa), Antwon Lincoln, instructional technology coordinator at Chula Vista Elementary School District , says that collaboration and communication are the keys to success. How to Marry IT and Instructional Technology. Twitter.

Versatility of Google Slides

EdTechTeam

I personally find it allows the diversity of student learners to feel successful with their learning and helps develop and promote powerful digital literacies in students.

Why Is This In My Room?- Starting the Year With EdTech

CUE

Let’s think about a few ways in which we can better prepare ourselves for OWNING these technology tools in our classroom. Have you ever used another teacher’s classroom and were completely thrown off by the technology setup? Hey, how’s your year starting?

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#ICE18: Redesigning a Classroom Is Not About Being “Pretty for Pinterest”

EdTech Magazine

Simply adding technology to a classroom doesn’t make it an innovative space. Leaders looking to shift learning must think more holistically. “It’s It’s imperative that classroom design is driven by the desire to create personal and authentic learning experiences for students,” says Tom Murray, director of innovation for Future Ready Schools , a project of the Alliance for Excellent Education. “It’s Eric Sheninger and Tom Murray share their expertise on modern learning spaces.

3 Things Great Teachers Do

The CoolCatTeacher

Joe Fatheree on episode 159 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. FREE WEBINAR ON INQUIRY-BASED LEARNING. They’re doing awesome things to drive inquiry-based learning. Twitter: @ josephfatheree.

Part 5…Beyond the Shine : Supporting Technology with the SAMR Model plus Ten Great Resource Sites

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to a series of posts that are dedicated to going beyond the shine of technology by examining ways to use digital tools to engage students in real learning. STEM, 21st century learning, and technology integration, please sign up for 21centuryedtech by email or RSS.

3 Things Great Teachers Do

The CoolCatTeacher

Joe Fatheree on episode 207 [A special encore episode] of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. But I really appreciate those teachers that have learned how to go above and beyond to create that magic in a classroom. #3

Google Teacher Tribe Podcast | Episode 2 Karly Moura

Shake Up Learning

The post Google Teacher Tribe Podcast | Episode 2 Karly Moura appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Episode 2: Make Their Learning Go Viral with Karly Moura. Follow @GTeacherTribe on Twitter. Connect with Shake Up Learning. Shake Up Learning 2017.

Dazzling Classroom Creations with Google Draw!

EdTechTeam

Learning Representations. Google Draw is a versatile learning tool for students to create learning representations based on any curriculum topic. The creative possibilities are absolutely endless and students love the option to demonstrate learning in new and original ways. Middle School Teacher & Technology Support. Twitter: @EmmaCottier.

10 Reasons Why I ?EdTechTeam Summits

EdTechTeam

Further learning is always had with these informal and powerful conversations. This is always the biggest area of learning from me at each conference; it is fascinating to see how the same application (ie. There is a constant network or support, encouragement, and sharing.

Role of Tech in Ed: Consideration #1

The Innovative Educator

Innovative educators know how to move technology from being viewed as a weapon of mass distraction to being used as a tool of engagement, but this isn’t intuitive for everyone. Tech is a powerful teaching and learning tool that has the ability to transform education. Start with these ideas of ways to use technology to support teaching and learning. Teaching Technology can changes the role of the teacher in meaningful ways.

10Q: Helen Keegan

Learning with 'e's

In the primary (elementary) and secondary (high) school sectors some can be conspicuous, because through various Teachmeets around the world, and also online during Twitter #edchats, they make their work known to the wider community. What inspires you most about learning?

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The Publishing Power of Google Slides

EdTechTeam

I selected these two students in particular because I wanted to challenge and push their abilities beyond that of the regular curriculum; it was time to offer them a project that would light their fire and ignite a new found enthusiasm for learning.

“My school’s efforts to integrate technology into instruction have led to significant increases in student achievement.” – Darren Clay, USA

Daily Edventures

Darren Clay learned early on the value of an education, when his assistant principal father did double duty as the school’s evening custodian – with his sons’ help — to pay for their private schooling. Why do you feel passionate about innovation and technology in the classroom?

The Do’s and Don’ts of Google Slides

EdTechTeam

It is important for teachers to take the time to outline key design principles to allow students the creative freedom to express both their ideas and learning. There are so many different ways in which Google Slides can be incorporated in the classroom, from publishing a novel to classroom posters and taking the time to showcase the many features of Google Slides will be sure to promote top notch designs that allow students to thrive and be successful with their learning.

Cook up your Communication with Parents using Google!

EdTechTeam

We all know that G-Suite and its related core applications are a powerful learning tool for students. The personalized activities, collaboration, and project-based learning that students are doing these days in Google are like an endless buffet- there is no end in sight! Why not make this learning visible to parents? From my experience, parents love and appreciate the convenience to have their child’s visible learning at their fingertips. Twitter: @EmmaCottier.

Google Slide Your Way from Zero to Hero

EdTechTeam

Royal Middle School Teacher & Technology Support. Twitter: @EmmaCottier. Learn how to easily add audio to your Google Slides with the EdTechTeam Audioplayer extension! Knowing where to start formatting Google Slides can often seem like a daunting and overwhelming task for any educator or professional. A task that many would think is time consuming, tedious, and only for a trained digital specialist.