Digital Tools for Preventing the Summer Slide

Kajeet

Digital Learning Tools and Tips SmartSpot MDMIt’s the end of the school year, and as students get ready for fun and relaxation, many educators across the nation are worried about one thing – the summer slide.

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The Pedagogy of Blended Learning

A Principal's Reflections

Blended learning is where students use tech to have control over path, place, and pace. Eric Sheninger I remember back in 2012 when we began to implement blended learning strategies at my former high school. A great deal has changed since 2012 when it comes to blended learning.

5 Technology Tools Perfect for ELA Online Learning Stations

Catlin Tucker

English teachers frequently ask me which technology tools I use to design my online learning stations. Below are my 5 favorite technology tools and online resources for designing the online learning stations in my English classroom. #1 Learning

How Digital Tools Improve Teaching and Learning

A Principal's Reflections

Adapted from an article I co-authored, Real-World Ready: Leveraging Digital Tools Digital tools are transforming essential elements of the education space. Image retrieved from https://l2lbyte.wordpress.com/learning-videos/ Currently, online tools.

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5 Tech Tools That Are Great For Adaptive Learning.

EdTech4Beginners

Adaptive learning is where teaching methods and materials change to match each student’s pace. Here are 5 great tech tools which will bring adaptive learning to your classroom: Socrative – set questions and tasks which students can then work through at their own pace.

5 Creative “Googley” Tech Tools to Get Kids Creating

The CoolCatTeacher

So, go to advancementcourses.com/coolcat to learn more and use the coupon code COOL20. ” The post 5 Creative “Googley” Tech Tools to Get Kids Creating appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

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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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Meaningful Learning with Digital Portfolios: Tools & Examples

Teacher Reboot Camp

The technology we use changes rapidly and our students will work with tools and social media many teachers have little knowledge using. Getting students to create digital portfolios of their work in our classes will give them experience in figuring out how to present themselves online and also gives learners a reflection of their abilities and talents they’ve acquired throughout the learning journey. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go.

20 Tech Tips to Shake Up Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Whether it is learning from home through online courses, professional development, conference workshops or as a keynote speaker Kasey is a relentless innovator of ideas and a devoted transformer of classrooms and teaching. Digital Innovation in Learning Award Winner in “Sharing is Caring”.

Join Me in the Personalized Learning EdWeek Summit with Texthelp

The CoolCatTeacher

We'll be in Room 8: Texthelp: Enabling Students to Personalize Their Own Learning From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. We can enable students to personalize their own learning. Because they learn differently, they need different tools.

2 Tools to Help You Learn Students’ Names

Teacher Reboot Camp

Learning each other’s names correctly is significant to forming a strong bond with your students and for students to form strong bonds with each other. Recently, I wrote a post for ESL Library, Let’s Learn Each Other’s Names , with plenty of activities, web tools, and apps for learning students names. Get your copy of The 30 Goals Challenge , Learning to Go , or Hacking Digital Learning. Name Shark is a free iOS app, which helps you learn names.

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Project Pals: The Perfect PBL Software for Project Based Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Project Pals is a powerful new tool that lets students organize projects. Starting from a template that you’ve designed to guide your students through the project, they can collaborate or work together to explore, learn, brainstorm, and create.

Focus on the Learning, Not the Tool

iTeach with iPads

The real power of interactive technologies is that they let us learn in ways that aren’t otherwise possible or practical. At school, we have been busy going about the business of learning, and in the evenings, I have been busy going about the business of dissertation writing.

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Innovation is More Than an Idea or Tool

A Principal's Reflections

The convergence of an idea, tool and strategy have led to ultimate success for both Uber and Airbnb. In education, there is always an affinity to jump on board the latest tool or idea and automatically stamp the word innovation on it. What makes something innovative?

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13 Edtech Tools Every Teacher and Student Should Know About

Wisewire

Students have to learn how to properly use technology at an early age for it to be eloquent in its language. Teachers must also learn to fully integrate technology in their pedagogy and use it not just as visual aids but also as tools to engage learners.

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9 Web Tools for Creating Digital Magazines

Teacher Reboot Camp

With web tools, students can layout their writings, pick from hundreds of cool fonts, and add their own images or choose from a library of stock images. Some web tools allow students to embed video and audio. Here is a review of this cool tool.

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Overcoming Problems With Online Learning Tools.

EdTech4Beginners

So, let’s talk about some tricks to facilitate a learning process. Studying process doesn’t go well all the time, so getting an support from an expert or peer is a real advantage; they will have thoughts and solutions about the learning material. Problems arise in the classroom.

Bam! 5 tools for project-based learning

eSchool News

Educators know project-based learning (PBL) isn’t simply another teaching strategy. But it’s often a great undertaking to locate and vet resources and tools for project-based learning, and educators don’t have an abundance of time.

Bethany Petty: Using Edtech to Enhance Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Education technology must enhance learning. Using Edtech to Enhance Learning. Vicki: Using technology to enhance learning. Today we’re talking to Bethany Petty, the author of [link] and her upcoming book, Illuminate: Technology Enhanced Learning. Favorite tools.

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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. This episode, blog, and webinar are sponsored by Bloomz , my favorite tool for parent communication.

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Top Tips, Tools and Techniques for Easy Formative Assessment

The CoolCatTeacher

Formative assessment can supercharge your classroom learning. Every teacher should have one or two formative assessment tools that are part of their lesson flow. A teacher with a smartphone has amazing tools in hand. My question is why more teachers don’t use these tools.

Use Personalized Learning Tools to Boost Classroom Equity

EdTech Magazine

Use Personalized Learning Tools to Boost Classroom Equity. As personalized learning continues to gain momentum across the U.S., more states, districts and schools are moving toward a competency-based education system that focuses on individualized learning and classroom equity.

5 Free Tech Tools to Try in Your Social Studies Lessons [ENCORE]

The CoolCatTeacher

The top Edtech Tool Tuesday of 2018 (so far) with Richard Byrne From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. In today’s show, he talks about top free tech tools to try in social studies lessons.

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An All-in-one Tool to Assist Student Learning from Every Angle

EdTech4Beginners

When searching for tools to enhance learner productivity, I stumbled upon Creativity 365. I wanted to find an all-in-one set of tools that suited every student and would enable them to develop their own strengths and interests.

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Ten Quick Questions: A Fantastic, Free Mental Maths Tool.

EdTech4Beginners

It looks quite dated, but is still an excellent tool to use in arithmetic sessions. Tagged: edtech , education , gamification , learning , math , maths , mental maths , online tool , teaching , teaching tech tool , tech tool.

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9 Web Tools for Creating Infographics

Teacher Reboot Camp

The following web tools will help students design awesome infographics. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go. Web Tools and Apps. Genial.ly is a web tool for creating infographics and interactive visuals.

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10 Web Tools and Apps for Creating Screencast Videos

Teacher Reboot Camp

Our students can create how-to videos to teach others how to use favorite web tools or to demonstrate a process. Students can use screencasting tools with whiteboards to show how to complete an equation, to create visual word problems, or explain a theory.

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7 Productivity Power Tools for the Busy Educator

The CoolCatTeacher

Become more productive today with these seven tools from Dr. Frank Buck. 7 Productivity Power Tools for the Busy Educator. We’re going to talk about seven productivity power tools for the busy educator. So Frank, what is your first tool? Tool #1 Toodledo.

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Top 10 Tools for Self-Paced Learning

techlearning

"Self-paced instruction or learning is any kind of instruction that proceeds based on learner response. Also, this is ideal to help users retain information in a low pressure place as well as supplement different learning styles. Top 10 Tools for Self-Paced Learning.

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Drones Take Flight as Latest K–12 Learning Tool

EdTech Magazine

Drones Take Flight as Latest K–12 Learning Tool. The future has swooped in early: We’re already seeing drones being added to the mix of teaching tools that educators are using to help bring STEM to life in their classrooms. eli.zimmerman_9856. Fri, 11/30/2018 - 11:24.

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Finding the Right Tools

A Principal's Reflections

For technology to have an effective impact on student learning a solid pedagogical foundation needs to be in place. With this foundation in place the possibilities to empower students to take ownership over their learning and demonstrate conceptual mastery are limitless.

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Frightful Learning! 70+ Apps, Tools, Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Tis the season when our learners love to learn from stuff of our nightmares as they celebrate Halloween, All Saints Day, All Souls’ Day and Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Frightful Learning! Students can learn with monster themed games, such as Teach Your Monster to Read or Learn English Kids has a fun Monster game ! Students can create magic potions or spells and learn science and math.

Word Cloud Tools: Raising the Bar

A Principal's Reflections

These early web tools burst on the scene to provide new avenues to engage students and stakeholders. Over the years these tools have been used to increase student engagement. It is no wonder that these tools have been embraced in education and business.

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Tech Tools for Active Learning Classrooms

techlearning

One of the latest buzzwords in education is “active learning,” but what does this really look like in the classroom? One of the latest buzzwords in education is “active learning,” but what does this really look like in the classroom? POWTOON: TOOL FOR CREATING ANIMATED PRESENTATIONS.

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Game Based Learning and Twine

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Dr. Matthew Farber @matthewfarber talks about game-based learning in his classroom and a new tool he loves: Twine. In today’s show, Matt discusses game-based learning and: Why game based learning works. Matt’s favorite example of game based learning.

8 Web Tools for Creating Multimedia Timelines

Teacher Reboot Camp

The following free web tools will help learners design multimedia timelines. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go. Timetoast is a web tool for creating timelines with images and text description.

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Deep learning with Google tools: 20 ideas

Ditch That Textbook

It’s so easy (maybe too easy) to do shallow, superficial work with Google tools. The next day, we’ll use a different tool to do a different one. One one day, we’ll do this activity. What if we want to investigate a topic thoroughly instead of going “a mile wide and an inch deep”? Google’s got [.]. Ed Tech creative teaching edtech educational technology gafe Google Apps google classroom google docs google slides

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Formative Assessment Tools and Tips from Monica Burns #FormativeTech

The CoolCatTeacher

Monica Burns, author of #FormativeTech , shares essential tools and tips for effective formative assessment. Learn how to get results. Pick some tools. Accelerate learning. What are some of Monica’s favorite tools for formative assessment. Pick some tools.

Learn With QR Codes! 22+ Apps, Web Tools and Activities

Teacher Reboot Camp

Below are a few tips and resources to get your students started with learning with QR codes. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers and Learning to Go. Learn with QR Codes from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Recommended Web Tools. In Learning to Go , I provide a lesson plan and template where one student has a joke and the other has the answer to the joke. QR Codes , by team Mobile Learning Implementation Resources.

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Is social media an effective tool for learning?

Neo LMS

There is this argument on whether social media and learning can coexist, because really, how can the noisy environment of social media become an effective tool for learning? That Facebook group becomes a learning platform for the class.