5 Education Technology Terminology Dictionaries/References

EmergingEdTech

With the ever-evolving nature of education technology, it can be helpful to have some resources to tap. Free Tools & Resources Professional Development edtech dictionary edtech terminology referenceKeeping up with these ever changing terms can be a challenge – these resources will help! Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

Bartleby - free books, lit and reference information

Educational Technology Guy

Bartleby is a site that contains a huge amount of literature and reference books online, for free. The materials, both books and reference information, are categorized by reference, verse, fiction, and nonfiction. The site is easy to use and easy to search and is a great reference for any educator and student. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. free resources free resources for students literature reference

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NASA Interactive Reference Guide to the ISS

Educational Technology Guy

NASA, which has tons of great educational resources , has a nice interactive reference guide to the ISS (International Space Station). This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. In it, students can explore the space station, life on board, and what happens on it. There is a scalable model that explains each part of the ISS, as well as a 360 degree tour of the station.

Anyone Can Be an Artist with Technology

Digital Promise

In addition to technology and access, Verizon Innovative Learning Schools receive extensive teacher training, support, and the opportunity to engage in a unique, immersive curriculum to leverage technology in their classrooms. Big plans ahead for teaching art through technology.

Create Effective Feedback With Education Technology

ViewSonic Education

The Promise of Education Technology: Effective Feedback. Education technology empowers teachers to help students on an individual basis. With the right technology, instructors deliver timely, effective feedback with the power to achieve greater learning. Even when feedback refers to a goal, is tangible, actionable and delivered in a way that’s meaningful to the recipient, it will be less impactful if the timing isn’t right. Feedback & Technology.

Beware of Time-Wasting Low Level Technology Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

The 2019 Teacher’s Guide to Technology from Jennifer Gonzalez is here! I recommend this handy, useful encyclopedia of education technology tools. 2019 Guide to Technology He reveals the story about how he learned this important concept. Even though he taught a lesson with 100% engagement and the use of technology, Tom realized that he had failed. If we cannot learn this lesson, it is going to be difficult to progress with our use of technology.

5 Ideas for Technology Stations

The CoolCatTeacher

Leslie Swanson-Anaya @InspiredLeslie elementary teacher of the year for Texas region 15 has ideas for awesome technology stations. Learn how she helps students learn and progress using technology. Five Ideas for Technology Stations. Vicki: Today we’re going to be talking with the author of # EduSnap17 , Leslie Swanson Anaya @ InspiredLeslie , about five ideas for technology stations. It helps give them a frame of reference.

Sharing Tools for Measuring Impactful Technology Use

Digital Promise

As access to technology becomes increasingly commonplace in schools, discrepancies continue to emerge concerning not whether technology is being used, but how it is being used. Department of Education’s National Education Technology Plan (2017) calls for “thoughtful intervention and attention” to close this digital use divide, namely by enabling educators to “design highly engaging and relevant learning experiences through technology.” References.

Recruiter.com: Ten Tech Tools Your Staffing Company Should Adopt

EdTech4Beginners

SkillSurvey’s online reference checking makes the list of top technology tools staffing companies should have in their arsenal to stay ahead. News hiring managers hiring trends reference checking staffing and recruiting

3 Basic Things Every School Should Teach Relating to Technology

The CoolCatTeacher

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Digital Transformation in the Education Sector - A Guide to Education Technology

ViewSonic Education

Can you think of an aspect of life that has not yet been influenced by modern technology? In that regard, from interactive whiteboards to front-facing projectors, the digital transformation in the education sector has yielded its own technological industry - EdTech. With that in mind, we figured that a guide to education technology, as well as to the digital transformation in the education sector, would be prudent.

Edtech Matchmaking: One Teacher’s Strategies for Choosing Better Technology

Digital Promise

In my nearly 15 years of teaching in Philadelphia, I have seen technology introduced into schools and classrooms in myriad ways. I have spent the last 13 of those years as a technology teacher and coordinator, and an informal technology coach, in three different schools. Now, while computer labs still exist, there are many more opportunities for students to use technology in their own classrooms. Is there a misunderstanding of the purpose of the technology?

Are We Talking Technology or Are We Talking Learning

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More and more, educators are recognizing that the true value of technology isn’t learning how to use the tools and devices, but rather using the tools and devices to learn (see here , here , here , and here ). Even a recent meta analysis of the research on 1to1 learning environments shows that when the studies focused simply on the presence of technology, there was no real improvement in learning.

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. The role of technology is not significantly different to non-IB schools, so the ideas of good practice outlined below will also apply to other educational settings. For more information, please refer to the IB website. What does the PYP say about technology?

Technology for teachers: Linways LMS.

Linways Technologies

The term education technology is way too broad to be described in one sentence. Any piece of technology that assists or supports the process of learning is practically edtech. Though Linways is capable of managing an entire institution, we have discussed some of those features in our previous articles which you can refer to here: How Linways helps you run an entire higher educational institution virtually. The post Technology for teachers: Linways LMS.

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5 Top Ways Technology Benefits Project Based Learning

Wisewire

In this blog, when referring to PBL, I will be referring to Project Based Learning. In addition to those resources, below you will find five ways technology can benefit your students’ PBLs. Even if your school isn’t equipped with top-notch technology, use students’ devices they carry with them everyday. Using technology for feedback along the way is very easy with the use of technology. Original Source: [link].

Technology Made Special Education Parents Better Advocates During the Pandemic

Edsurge

If you don’t have good communication, that partnership really breaks down,” she says, referring specifically to parents and educators. “A Particularly, she points to the ones that asked questions such as, Do you have access to technology?

Addressing Technology Addiction In Your Kids

Georgia Test Prep

Poetic musings aside, we do need to talk about a serious problem that many kids born in the digital age may face: technology addiction. How does Technology Addiction happen? There is such a thing as too much of a good thing, and this applies to technology as well.

5 Ideas for Writing with Technology

The CoolCatTeacher

Jacqui Murray shares how we can encourage an improvement in writing using technology. 5 Ideas for Writing with Technology. Vicki: Today we’re talking with Jacqui Murray @askatechteacher about writing with technology. But, Jacqui, how do we teach writing with technology? Jacqui: I think what happens to a lot of teachers is that they confuse the idea of teaching writing — when they are talking about technology — with teaching handwriting or keyboarding.

5 Ways to Help Teachers Progress in Their Use of Technology [Free Webinar]

The CoolCatTeacher

Teachers can progress in their use of technology. Topic: 5 Ways to Help Teachers Progress In Their Use of Technology Date: March 26, 2019 Time: 4 pm ET Location: Register here to join the online webinar Teacher Innovation Webinar Overview This is the first time I’ve shared this model of transformational change. Several weeks ago, I sat down with my boss and we discussed this year’s progress at our school and marveled at how far our teachers have come in their technology use!

Technologically Blind or Technologically Conscious

Fractus Learning

How do we define the difference between being technologically blind and technologically conscious? How would you answer the question “ do you think that those students who do not have access to technology have as good a chance of getting a good education as those who do have access to technology? ” Perhaps the real question is not whether they are better off if we don’t use technology, but why we choose not to make use of it? Discussion School Technology

5 Technology Workflows Your School Needs

Vizor

Reading Time: 4 minutes As schools order Chromebooks to include in their curriculums, it’s important that schools are ready to implement new technology workflows. Therefore, in this blog, we are going to review 5 technology workflows your school needs before getting Chromebooks.

Are We Talking Technology or Are We Talking Learning

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More and more, educators are recognizing that the true value of technology isn’t learning how to use the tools and devices, but rather using the tools and devices to learn (see here , here , and here ). Even a recent meta analysis of the research on 1to1 learning environments shows that when the studies focused simply on the presence of technology, there was no real improvement in learning. I refer to that as Learning-Focused Access.

5 Things to Keep in Mind When Implementing Technology (and some cool tools for the college classroom)

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Dr. Joshua Elliott talks about implementing new technology and some cool tools he’s using in his college classroom. Dr. Joshua Elliott Director of Educational Technology Fairfield University I am the Director of Educational Technology at Fairfield University. We offer both online and hybrid Master Degrees in Educational Technology.

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How Education Technology Will Revolutionize Learning

Kitaboo on EdTech

The advent of the internet and the popularization of digital devices brought a new context for teachers and school administrators, since students started to bring technology to the school routine. Some educators may think that the rise of technological tools is replacing professionals.

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Engaging Kindergartners with Technology: Augmented Reality, Ipads, QR Codes and More

The CoolCatTeacher

Greg Smedley Warren @kindersmorgie shares his tips and tricks for using technology in kindergarten. Engaging Kindergartners with Technology: Augmented Reality, Ipads, QR Codes and More. Date: Vicki: How can we engage kindergarteners with technology? So, Greg… How do we engage kids in kindergarten with technology? So I’m always on the lookout for really simple ways that the kids can interact with technology. So that’s really what we use, as far as technology.

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5 Ideas for Writing with Technology (#4 episode of Season 3)

The CoolCatTeacher

Jacqui Murray shares how we can encourage an improvement in writing using technology. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. ” The post 5 Ideas for Writing with Technology (#4 episode of Season 3) appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

SCORM? It’s time to move on!

WizIQ Education & Technology

Education & Technology LMS Teaching Trends and Best Practices Various Advanced Distributed Learning course on SCORM SCORM SCORM authoring tools SCORM content Shareable Content Object Reference ModelIn Google Trends, if you search for people’s interest over time in SCORM, the results do not look so promising. SCORM is fading out, and it is evident in the falling interest of people. So what has. This is a short summary of this post. Visit The WizIQ Blog for full content and links.

5 Ideas to level up Elementary Math with Technology

The CoolCatTeacher

Check out these five ideas to use technology to make math exciting. This week I’ll be sharing the 7 Pedagogical Shifts That Make Interactive Displays a Key to a Student-Centered Classroom on the Cool Cat Teacher blog sponsored by SMART Technologies. 5 Ideas to level up Elementary Math with Technology. Vicki: Today we’re talking with Kelly Gary, a first-grade teacher in Pennsylvania, about five ideas for improving elementary math with technology.

How to Design Educational Technology Products to Motivate Students

Digital Promise

Given students’ interest in technology, educational technology tools are a promising way to motivate them to learn. Future research will help clarify the role of technology in boosting student motivation. References. But how can ed tech developers make sure their products deliver on this promise? Research shows there are four elements that help students become naturally motivated to learn: challenge , goals , feedback , and curiosity.

The 6 Fundamentals of Technology Coaching

EdTech Magazine

The 6 Fundamentals of Technology Coaching. Schools often launch new technology without a plan for supporting and coaching teachers through the process of using the devices and software in their classrooms. Supporting teachers is key to launching and continuing the marriage of educational technology and curriculum. This will also help you understand what technology will enhance his or her teaching methods. . Why do you want to use this technology here?

Tricks to Teaching Technology Quickly: Mini Lessons (1 of 4)

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Yesterday, I suggested that teachers sometimes make one of two mistakes when designing technology-based learning activities for students: either spending too much or too little time teaching the technology skills necessary for the activity. But those kinds of lessons only work when you can figure out how to teach the technology quickly. Technology mini lessons are no different than mini lessons in any other discipline: a short lesson covering some specific skill or fact.

Teachable Moments: Reaching Students Through Technology

Edsurge

It’s easy to think of the ways that technology can make humans feel alienated or alone: less in-person interaction, or feelings of FOMO—that’s the Fear of Missing Out—from social media. But technology has also brought people—and teachers and students—together in new ways that have inspired learning. She tells us the ways her own learning and life experiences have been shaped by technology and how that's influenced her approach in working with students.

The Benefits of Speech-to-Text Technology in All Classrooms

MindShift

During virtual education, he relied on reference materials and parent assistance when available. Despite the difficulties of offering support remotely, Nahal found that virtual learning allowed him to experiment with new technologies that supported his students with learning disabilities.

How Voice-Enabled Technology is Changing the Contours of Higher Education

Edsurge

Marissa Mierow It’s no secret that voice-enabled technology is taking off in the domestic sphere, but how is this increasingly robust technology impacting education? How do you see voice-enabled technology changing the contours of education?