Meet NEO at ISTE 2019!


This year’s edition will have: Over 1700 sessions in a variety of formats, packed full with information about innovative learning environments, communication and collaboration tools, online resources and more. Meet NEO at ISTE 2019. The post Meet NEO at ISTE 2019!

Smartphones Meet Adult Education

Digital Promise

According to Pew Research Center , 92 percent of American adults own cell phones, and they are embracing their phones as learning tools. The post Smartphones Meet Adult Education appeared first on Digital Promise.

The Important Morning Meeting

Ask a Tech Teacher

When you do this at the beginning of the day , it’s called not a warm-up but a morning meeting. What is a Morning Meeting. Morning meetings are a time when students and teacher gather together, usually in a circle, for an organized start-of-day activity.

Personalize with Purpose: Meeting Learners Where They Are

Digital Promise

The rapid development of more sophisticated and available technology that teachers can use as tools to help meet various learning needs. The post Personalize with Purpose: Meeting Learners Where They Are appeared first on Digital Promise.

8 Epic Edtech Tools to Try This School Year

The CoolCatTeacher

” The post 8 Epic Edtech Tools to Try This School Year appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

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Meeting Organization with Evernote

Educational Technology Guy

Meetings, meetings, meetings. I use Evernote as my main work (and personal) tool. For meetings, it is indispensable. Here''s how: I clip the meeting/appointment slot from Outlook into Evernote. This way, everything related to the meeting is in one place. I use a template for meeting notes (see below) and copy it into this note. I will add questions I have before the meeting and then use it for the meeting itself.

Spice It Up! 6 Tech Tools to Transform Your Staff Meeting

Fractus Learning

I am sure every educator looks forward to staff meetings, right? Many times, staff meetings become housekeeping lists, presentations on topics, and there is little interaction among teachers. After intense reflection, I have decided it is time to change the outlook of staff meetings.

Today’s Meet is Closed. What are your Alternatives?

Ask a Tech Teacher

As of June 16, 2018, Today’s Meet closed (read the full details here ). It turns out, there are good options, depending upon whether you primarily use Today’s Meet for: backchannel and student response. Reviews Web Tools closed webtools lists website review

Measuring Up–the Key to Meeting State/National Standards

Ask a Tech Teacher

Each lesson includes independent practice with items that meet NGSS assessments, hands-on activities, experiments, and investigations. Last year, only 61 percent of high school students who took the ACT English achievement test were deemed college-ready. In math, it was 41 percent.

Meet the Inspiring Teacher Scholarship Recipient, Jesus Sosa

Teacher Reboot Camp

I´m here, I´m trying to make a difference, and these courses will give me the tools to keep trying. We recently began the summer session of my new online courses.

STEM Project: When Minecraft Meets Google Streetview.


Minecraft is a tool that can be used to build and create things. How can I use these tech tools in a STEM project? Google Street View is amazing. It allows you to walk the streets of the world and view amazing artefacts and monuments.

Better Meetings Through Pedagogy


It’s basically summer, and the only sort of meeting people are interested in, probably, is the sort pictured above. The meeting leader coordinates this activity and guides us through the agenda items starting with the most pressing, immediate, popular needs first. I know, I know.

Meet Synth, a classroom audio tool to amplify student voice

Ditch That Textbook

As our world becomes increasingly tech-dependent, a fundamental question will be at the heart of everything we do … How do we preserve our humanity? Artificial intelligence is automating tasks in our lives. Messaging can be so easily misunderstood. And the amount of time we spend staring at a screen every day is a serious […]. Ed Tech Screencasts record audio in class student voice student voice recordings synth

Otus–Exciting Free LMS You Want to Meet

Ask a Tech Teacher

Tools include all those I was looking for, as well as: an abbreviated Student Information System to go along with the class set-up. To make this a tool my students and I could use in every class, every day, I asked the Otus folks I met with about system downtime.

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Tools for Changing/Improving PD and Meetings

Educational Technology Guy

Professional Development and Faculty Meetings are typically held face-to-face and many times are longer than they need to be, or too much time is spent on things that only affect a small percentage of those present. There are some tools and resources that can be used to change how and when PD and Meetings are held. Google Docs/Google Drive - use Google Docs for meeting and PD agendas and shared resources. What ideas and resources do you use for meetings and PD?

How to Lead: Meet Our Five DILA Administrator Winners

Digital Promise

When visiting all 173 schools, programs and centers each school year, he is rarely seen without at least one device, pushing the importance of technology as a useful communication tool. This blog post was originally published by EdSurge.

Can a Sitcom Teach Philosophy? Meet a Scholar Advising 'The Good Place'


They want to use a lot of different tools and techniques. NBC’s ‘The Good Place’ attempts to build a comedy around the topic of moral philosophy. But can a network sitcom accurately teach concepts like existentialism and the works of Plato and Kant?

How Effective Is Your Edtech Tool? Five Questions to Ask

Digital Promise

When it comes to education technology (edtech), school leaders and developers alike want to provide the best tools—ones that truly make a difference. To identify effective digital learning tools, we have to know what kind of impact we are looking for. How are the tools teaching?

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New Tools for Real World Learning

Digital Promise

That’s why 12 school districts from the League of Innovative Schools have been collaborating since the spring of 2018 to research and develop a set of tools that catalyze and support Real World Learning. A Tool for Administrators to Build the Strategy. Classroom walls are thick.

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Meet Your Students On Neutral Ground With Virtual Office Hours

EdNews Daily

Many teachers use appointment management software to make meetings with students more accessible. One of the most significant benefits of using traditional office hours is that you have the benefit of meeting students face-to-face.

Meet Your Stakeholders Where They Are

A Principal's Reflections

With that being said it is important for school leaders to meet their stakeholders where they are at and engage them in two-way communications. An added bonus is that there are so many free tools such as Twitter, Google+, blogs, Facebook, and Remind that are free for all to use.

Meet the Inspiring Teacher Scholarship Recipient, Jesus Sosa

Teacher Reboot Camp

I´m here, I´m trying to make a difference, and these courses will give me the tools to keep trying. We recently began the summer session of my new online courses.

7 Productivity Power Tools for the Busy Educator

The CoolCatTeacher

Become more productive today with these seven tools from Dr. Frank Buck. Meet Next Generation Science Standards. 7 Productivity Power Tools for the Busy Educator. We’re going to talk about seven productivity power tools for the busy educator. Tool #1 Toodledo.

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13 Edtech Tools Every Teacher and Student Should Know About


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. Now the IWB has found its way in many modern classrooms as a powerful tool for enriching lessons and engaging learners.

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Six iOS 11 Features to Meet Student Needs


Here are some practical tips for teachers to meet the needs of all student learners. #1. This is a great tool when working with young learners and to provid e quick access to differentiated content for students. From Instructor Rosey McQuillian. Follow Rosey on Twitter @romcquill .

Avoid Death by PowerPoint: Flip Your Meetings

Turning Learning On Its Head

We were talking about how too many corporate meetings turn into death by PowerPoint. This was followed up by several meetings with key scientists to ascertain the threat that the incident posed for the mission. Meetings can also be flipped. So how do you flip a meeting?

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. Pick some tools. What are some of Monica’s favorite tools for formative assessment. How should teachers select their formative assessment tool belt.

Where Classroom Design Meets Design Thinking


The first step for the school was an early foray into open design called the iLab, where flexible furniture mingled with makerspace elements and power tools. When it’s the right tool, design thinking can be so powerful,” he says. “I When educators first consider redesigning learning spaces, they might immediately conjure up mental images of free-flowing Starbucks lounges or something out of the Cult of Pedagogy blog’s Classroom Eye Candy series.

The Age-Old Faculty Meeting Facelift

My Island View

Over the many years that #Edchat has been engaging educators, one topic that always generates a huge amount of interest, based on comments, is the faculty meeting. The only upside is that with each meeting a check may be placed in the box for attending.

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. Technology Tools to Meet NGSS Standards. Next page: NGSS tools 3-5).

ESSDACK PLC meets Russel Tarr & ClassTools. Everyone Gets Smarter.


The activity led to a great conversation around effective tools and resources that teachers and students can use while accessing and organizing online information

Providers Rise to Meet the Challenge of K–12 Data Security

EdTech Magazine

Providers Rise to Meet the Challenge of K–12 Data Security. Despite these benefits, many districts’ infrastructures do not meet the standards of the Federal Trade Commission’s Principles of Fair Information Practice , which outline best practices to ensure student privacy and protection.

Meet the Webinators

At the ISTE 2017 conference this year, edWeb held a poster session to “Meet the Webinars” where three of our “star” Webinators – Michelle Luhtala, Shannon Holden, and Rachel Langenhorst – met with some of their edWeb fans and continued to spread the word about the free world of edWeb PD

DigiWriMo, meet the Make Bank

K12 Open Ed

For those who aren’t familiar, the Make Bank was a tool we set up as a part of CLMOOC to archive a variety of “makes” or activities, as well as to provide a place for people to post their own work as “examples” and tutorials.

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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