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

The CoolCatTeacher

Mandy Froehlich on episode 192 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Flipsnack: A fun way to make interactive online magazines #edtech. Twitter: @froehlichm.

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EdTech Magazine's Must Read K-12 EdTech IT Blogs

Educational Technology Guy

EdTech , Focus on K12, magazine has announced their 2018 edition of the 50 Must Read K-12 IT Blogs. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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Tech&Learning - free Edtech magazine, website and resources for educators

Educational Technology Guy

It is a print/online magazine, along with a great website. The Tech&Learning magazine, available free to qualified educators, is released monthly and contains articles, tips, resources, product reviews, and much more. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy.

Twitter Tips & Resources for Teachers

Kleinspiration

My Thoughts on Social Media - How I stay ''in the know'' - I was excited to wake up the other day and see that my Twitter video had been posted by my buddy, Jeff, on Edudemic. If you''ve searched any topic relating to education and technology, I''m sure you''ve landed on his amazing site.

Twitter: A Resource For All

A Principal's Reflections

Everyone that knows me is well aware of my professional affinity for Twitter. As I have previously mentioned many times on this blog, it was Twitter back in March of 2009 that served as a catalyst for my transformation into the leader that I am today. They were led here, after all, by Twitter. Why do you use Twitter? You can view the entire winter Scholastic Administrator magazine HERE ). educational leadership educational technology Twitter

EdTech Magazine's 50 Must Read EdTech Blogs & my additions to list

Educational Technology Guy

EdTech Magazine is a great, free website that has tons of articles, resources, product and service reviews, information and more about edtech topics and products. It is a great resource for any educator, educational technology specialist or director, or technology personnel. Technology Tidbits: Thoughts of a Cyber-Hero - David Kapuler''s blog is a great place to find tons of great educational resources and apps. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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Down with Twitter’s Project Lightning

Bryan Alexander

Twitter is apparently preparing a reboot. We don’t know how Lightning – I refuse to call it Twitter 2.0 – is actually structured and how it will really work once rolled out. Why is Twitter planning to shoot Lightning into the world? Twitter as tv.

Center for Digital Education - great, free resource on education and technology

Educational Technology Guy

The Center for Digital Education , formerly known as Converge, is a great site with lots of information about education and technology, including news, grants, product reviews, case studies, examples of digital education and much more. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Learning First, Technology Second #motivationmonday

The CoolCatTeacher

A conversation with Liz Kolb on episode 81 of the 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today Liz Kolb @lkolb talks about how we can put learning first and a very important reason technology should be second.

'I Learn Things on Twitter That I Don’t Learn at Harvard': Clint Smith on Inequality and Technology

Edsurge

Smith is not one for silence ( he delivered a TED talk about the “danger of silence” in 2014 , in fact) and has used digital venues including Twitter to encourage others to speak up and recognize how history shapes the present. But what are Smith’s thoughts about the role that technology plays in the ways that students navigate the world, online and offline? Do you think technology has either improved or worsened the ways in which they navigate the world?

The Do's and Don'ts of Project-Based Learning Technology Integration

EdTech Magazine

The Do's and Don'ts of Project-Based Learning Technology Integration. And that’s because what they’re doing and learning is more like the outside world that they’re going to enter — whether it’s college or career — and how they’ll interact within it, whether it’s problem-solving through collaboration and critical thinking or creating things or having opportunities to learn new technology skills.”. Personalized learning and classroom technology go hand-in-hand.

The Trickle-Down Effect of Technology on High School Sports

EdTech Magazine

The Trickle-Down Effect of Technology on High School Sports. Often, it’s merely a matter of time and resources for some of the technologies to work their way down to the high school level. “It Balancing the Value and Distraction of Technology in Sports. Twitter.

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

Claims on Twitter : Students read a tweet and explain why it might or might not be a useful source of information. News on Twitter : Students consider tweets and determine which is the most trustworthy.

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

Educational Technology Guy

The site has resources for educators about planning and implementing technology initiatives. This is a great resource for teachers, and especially for educational technology specialists, managers, directors, CIO''s, and others that plan and implement technology projects.

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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.

Education Technology and 'Fake News'

Hack Education

This is part one of my annual look at the year’s “ top ed-tech stories ” Last year, I started this series – my annual review of the year in education technology – with an article on wishful thinking.

Technology Helps Keep a Close Eye on Students

EdTech Magazine

Technology Helps Keep a Close Eye on Students. We had a break-in about four years ago, and we were able to identify the people who vandalized one of our schools,” says Timothy Grant, technology director at Warren County School District in Virginia. The beautiful thing is how the system can morph between those two purposes,” says Drew Lane, executive director of information and communication technologies at Shawnee Mission School District, located just outside of Kansas City, Kan. “If

Part Four: Beyond SAMR… Technology, Deeper Learning, and Rigor

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

In this post I would like to introduce you to way that you can ensure the deeper thinking and rigor are part of school wide technology integration. Before reading, please take a moment to subscribe by email or RSS, and also give me a follow… on Twitter at mjgormans.

#ICE18: Kristin Ziemke Explores Technology’s Place in Literacy Lessons

EdTech Magazine

#ICE18: Kristin Ziemke Explores Technology’s Place in Literacy Lessons. When people think about literacy — and the goal of increasing it — many educators don't make the connection to technology, but Ziemke does. “We We need to redefine what it means to read,” explains Ziemke, author of Amplify: Digital Teaching and Learning in the K-6 Classroom and co-author of Connecting Comprehension and Technology. “We It promotes the assumption that kids know how to navigate technology.

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Tools for Designing Awesome Graphics

Teacher Reboot Camp

I started this blog 10 years ago, which was shortly after using Twitter and other social media tools to connect with educators. Discover more ways to integrate technology effectively by taking one of my fully accredited online courses or get one of my books !

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#ICE18: Robert Dillon Explains the Pillars of Technology Integration

EdTech Magazine

#ICE18: Robert Dillon Explains the Pillars of Technology Integration. After serving as a teacher, a principal and, currently, the director of technology and innovation at University City School District outside of greater St. Dillon recognizes that moving forward with technology integration in K-12 is about closing the experience gap so that administrators, teachers and students see examples of how to improve education. EdTech K–12 Magazine (@EdTech_K12) February 27, 2018.

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6 Ways to Avoid Those Social Media Landmines

The Daring Librarian

This article is planned to be published in the May issue of NEA Today Magazine (sadly, without my nifty custom graphic) but it's already online ! Follow School District Policy Does your district have a technology and social media upolicy?

Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

Hack Education

Are any education technologies, for that matter? But Posterous, if you’ll recall, was acquired by Twitter in 2012 and shut down one year later. And accordingly, platforms are the underlying trend that ties together popular narratives about technology and the economy in general.

School Counselors Helping More Women Go Into Computer Science: Tips and Advice to Find the Fit

The CoolCatTeacher

Angela Cleveland on episode 254 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Especially using technology, how could you address that problem?’. It’s a magazine called “Careers With Code.” ( [link] ).

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7 Simple Steps for a Digital Detox

The Daring Librarian

(This is the full original version of the article I wrote for NEA Today Magazine - So, if your quote or mention doesn't make the mag or their webpage, you know it wasn't me! detox device digital fomo mindfulness NEA Today Magazine phone

Making Music with iPads and #edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

A Conversation with Justin Kamp on the 10-Minute Teacher #42 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today Justin Kamp @kampmiltonmusic Kids can learn to make music with iPads and technology. Twitter handle: @kampmiltonmusic.

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Are Smartphones in the Classroom a Smart Move?

The CoolCatTeacher

Liz Kolb in episode 387 of the 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Liz is a clinical assistant professor in education technologies at The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI.

5 Fab Ways to Animate Your EduLife!

The Daring Librarian

This article was published in NEA Today Magazine - pages 18-20 - and also posted on the NEA Today Website 5 Fab Ways to Animate Your EduLife! Daniller had her Bitmoji as her Twitter profile pic and I was all like "OMGosh, where did you get that!?".she

6 Super Geeky Tech Tips for the New School Year

The Daring Librarian

(A version of this post was published in NEA Today Magazine - 5 Super Geeky Tips -So honored to have been invited to write again for them! Resources 6 Tips to a Super Twitter Profile How to Write a Professional Social Media Bio 4.

My most used/favorite Apps and how I use them

Educational Technology Guy

Classroom for assignments and communicating with students, Calendar for organizing, Blogger for this blog, Sites for technology resource sites and classroom sites. Social Media - Google+ , Twitter , and Facebook - Google+ is my go to for education and technology resources, connections and sharing. I love that you can have longer posts and discussions than on Twitter. I also use Twitter for education and technology resource finding.

Richard Byrne’s Most Exciting Edtech Tools

The CoolCatTeacher

A conversation with Richard Byrne on Episode #57 of the 10-minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Twitter handle: @rmbyrne. On a daily basis, Richard’s blog Free Technology for Teachers reaches more than 100,000 educators.

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Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

10MT | #29 Steven Anderson talks technology trends From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today Steven Anderson @web20classroom brings back the veil and helps us learn about these emerging technologies. Twitter handle: @web20classroom.

Summer Summer Summertime!!!! One Tool at A Time! How can you increase your Technology Toolbox?

MSEDTechie

EdTech Magazine created a list of Must Read Educators Blogs. Check out their list (fyi- I am featured as one of the top 5 :) ) Are you on twitter ? Twitter is one the easiest and common ways to develop a strong PLN.

5 teacher-loved technology tools to meet STEM NGSS standards

eSchool News

As students engage in argumentation, verbal reasoning, and explaining with evidence, it is critical that they have access to dynamic technology tools to promote and guide such communication. of Education Office of Educational Technology , 2016). Technology Tools to Meet NGSS Standards.

K–12 Schools Take a Business-Minded Approach to Education

EdTech Magazine

Aging, malfunctioning technology can be costly for schools — not only financially but also in terms of time. But forward-looking administrators are embracing advanced technologies, as well as key business best practices , to make the most of their limited time and dollars. Twitter.

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