8 EdTech Trends to Watch Out for This 2020

Ask a Tech Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Wally Clipper, has a great run-down on 8 trends you’ll want to watch in 2020: 8 EdTech Trends to Watch Out for This 2020. From digital certificates to learning analytics, here are eight EdTech trends to look forward to in the coming months.

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5 Ways to Participate in #ISTE17 even if you’re not there #notatiste17

The CoolCatTeacher

I will be leading a panel discussion on the 5 teacher trends changing education. LIVE webinars and am an organizer for the K12 Online Conference and EdCamp Phoenix. I’ll be leading a panel discussion on the five teacher trends changing education.

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

NeverEndingSearch

Claims on Social Media : Students consider the sources of a tweet and the information contained in it in order to describe what makes it both a useful and not useful source of information. Social Media Video : Students watch an online video and identify its strengths and weaknesses.

#06: The 6 Most Motivating Sketchnotes in Education Today

The CoolCatTeacher

Register for my free Differentiating Instruction with Technology webinar sponsored by SMART Learning Suite next Thursday, February 9 at 4pm. Free Webinar on Differentiated Instruction [link] technology. 10-minute Teacher Show Innovation News & Trends Teaching

#07: Getting Started Using Twitter for Educational Excellence

The CoolCatTeacher

Register for my free Differentiating Instruction with Technology webinar sponsored by SMART Learning Suite next Thursday, February 9 at 4pm. You may also enter with a social media posting on Instagram or Twitter linking to the show using the hashtag #10MT.

5 Things That Harm a Student’s Ability to Succeed

The CoolCatTeacher

Register for my free Differentiating Instruction with Technology webinar sponsored by SMART Learning Suite next Thursday, February 9 at 4pm. You may also enter with a social media posting on Instagram or Twitter linking to the show using the hashtag #10MT.

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Protect Students. Secure Data.

eSchool News

eLearning , the adoption of mobility, social media, and online collaboration are the most significant changes to emerge for K-12 organizations. The shift in approaching these trends also opens a new frontier of threats that require a new way of thinking about IT solutions. Whether you’re trying to secure your threat vectors or deal with these expanding attack surfaces, securing these trends is a priority for K-12 organizations of all sizes. Date: Tuesday, April 28th.

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Learning and growing as educators

Neo LMS

A few years ago I made a shift to becoming a more connected educator by leveraging the technology available through social media. Social Media. They offer opportunities to connect at networking events like local meet-ups, conferences and online learning such as webinars.

Top Hashtags to Get The Skinny on What’s Happening in Edtech

Teacher Reboot Camp

“The hashtag, that ubiquitous pound sign followed by a keyword, are part of the language of social media.”- 40+ Hashtags to Follow to Learn About the Latest Teaching Trends.

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10Q: Shelly Sanchez Terrell

Learning with 'e's

Just look at her profile: She is a teacher trainer, author, and international speaker, is the host of American TESOL’s Free Friday Webinars and the Social Media Community Manager for The Consultants-E. What does social media mean to you?

Rise of the Edupreneur

A Principal's Reflections

This exciting new trend is taking root through disruptive innovation in the workplace. Use the wealth of TED Talks, webinars, and YouTube content online to get inspired. Test the waters on social media with thoughts, quotes, and content that match the topics you are advancing.

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Use Unconventional Research Sites to Inspire Students

Ask a Tech Teacher

And then, not two days later, I heard Twitter has reclassified their app as a news purveyor rather than a social media device. That’s newspapers, evening news, and anything considered ‘mainstream media’ They prefer blogs, Twitter, and Facebook.

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In professional development for online teachers, highlighting failure led the way to success

The Hechinger Report

Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Future of Learning newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes every Wednesday with trends and top stories about education innovation.

5 Ways to Build Real Teacher-Student Connections for the Year Ahead

Edsurge

Some attend conferences, participate in webinars, or read up on educational trends to learn and grow before putting their newly-acquired knowledge into practice in September. Use Social Media : Maximize the social aspects of social channels. Share what you post on social media and what you blog about to build rapport and look for common interests.

edWeb 2018 Professional Learning Survey

edWeb.net

In the past 10 years, social media has helped educators connect online to more easily share resources, ideas, and practices among themselves, leading to more grass roots, open source collaboration and the evolution of personal learning networks.

Why Teacher Recruitment Needs to Change

Insight Education Group

And the trend continues with educators, too. According to Glassdoor for Employers, 86% of younger job seekers (in any field) who are in the first 10 years of their careers use social media in their job search. Fast facts: Teacher trends.

Crafting a compelling digital story

Neo LMS

We share photos on social media. Trending topics are discussed on Twitter. There are flipped classrooms everywhere, students bring their own device, classrooms from across the globe connect with each other using webinars, and more. Everything we do today is somehow digital-based. We often get news updates from the internet. Bloggers opine and fill the minds of avid readers. Photographers publish their photographs online so the world can see their works of art.

PR Campaign Tips: 10 Harmful Myths You Need to Avoid

CUE

For example, a PR agency can obtain media coverage that shines a positive light on your brand. While you may want to shave a few dollars off your bottom line, PR encompasses much more than media mentions. Myth #3: PR is not the same as media relations. Social media strategy.

ISTE Librarians’ Takeaways (Crowdsourced)

NeverEndingSearch

Liv and her mother shared their personal experiences and journey through harnessing the power of social media for empowering students to claim and share their stories. This year, I created an elective, Social Justice through Social Media. it’s an interesting trend.

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How Districts Can Unlock Actionable Data

edWeb.net

This edWeb webinar was sponsored by Education Networks of America (ENA) and CatchOn. Her work in blended learning, student engagement, and social media has been featured by EdWeek, NBC News’s Education Nation, Instructor Magazine, Intel, ISTE, ASCD, Tech & Learning and the NEA.

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

MSEDTechie

Following people who share the same role you do in education, or what you aspire to be, is key to staying connected, and current with tech trends. When corporations want to get the word out on their new products, they usually take to twitter and other social media first.

How Effective for Learning are the Apps we Use?

techlearning

A recent University of Phoenix College of Education survey showed that about 58% of teachers use educational apps and 41% use social media. As the costs for devices and applications decrease, technology use is increasing In classrooms across the country.

Helping Students Understand Media Literacy

edWeb.net

In today’s world where so many people get their news through the internet, the news one sees on a daily basis can easily be filtered through clicks on a social feed. Social media can have a really corrosive effect,” said Greg. WATCH THE WEBINAR RECORDING.

Be a EdTech SuperHero- Easy Tech Tools Educators Should Try This School Year

MSEDTechie

This can easily be done virtually through social networks such as twitter. Following people who share the same role you do in education, or what you aspire to be, is key to staying connected, and current with tech trends. Participate in webinars, online classes, or tech forums.

#DLNchat: How Could Artificial Intelligence Shape the Future of Higher Education?

Edsurge

Or, as Aneesa Davenport, Social Media & Analytics Manager for EdSurge, suggested, perhaps give them a periodic “check-up?” Register now for the EdSurge webinar, How Analytics Can Support Student Success in Higher Ed , April 25, 2018 at 12 pm PT | 3 pm ET. Kent Darr put it this way: “AI can quickly interpret qualitative data to show us large trends in classes, colleges, or entire student bodies.

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April 30th - Library 2.015 Spring Summit Focuses on Innovation, Technology, and Preparation for the Future

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

With technology changing so rapidly, how can libraries, organizations, and individuals stay abreast of the economic, social, and ethical ramifications of innovations and prepare successfully for the future?

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My Edublog Awards Nominations for 2011

SpeechTechie

The Edublog Awards were started about 7 years ago to counteract the trend of blocking social media in school districts and celebrate the educational power of these resources. It''s that time already.

Dog Introductions, Humanization and Other Ways Online Ed Can Better Serve Students

Edsurge

How have you seen these trends and equity gaps change over time? We also do monthly webinars and one-day conferences. That social-emotional part that comes with it, that comes into the online learning environment is something that instructors really need to know how to nurture. For instructors who don't use social media and who aren't used to being behind a camera or making videos, some of these ways of interacting with students could seem like a big deal.

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Register Now for the "Library as Classroom" Free Mini-Conference on June 15th

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This classroom may include physical spaces for instruction and discovery as well as online, multiscale platforms aimed at social learning and participation. The library as classroom also requires well-trained, user-focused staff who understand how people of all ages can learn socially.

Registration and Call for Proposals Now Open for "Libraries of the Future" on October 6th (Oline)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

As libraries shape their futures – and adapt to the future needs of their communities – what are the near- and long-term trends that point to our brightest opportunities. You can also use #library2016 on social media posts leading up to and during the event.

Library 2.016 Min-Conference June 15th: "Library as Classroom"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This classroom may include physical spaces for instruction and discovery as well as online, multiscale platforms aimed at social learning and participation. The library as classroom also requires well-trained, user-focused staff who understand how people of all ages can learn socially.

Registration and Call for Proposals Now Open for "Libraries of the Future" on October 6th (Oline)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

As libraries shape their futures – and adapt to the future needs of their communities – what are the near- and long-term trends that point to our brightest opportunities. You can also use #library2016 on social media posts leading up to and during the event.

Events Newsletter - I Witness Testimonies & Holocaust - HackEd 15 - TechEducator Podcast - ISTEunplugged

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Details to join the webinar at [link]. Wednesday, March 25th at 4pm Common Sense Media Webinar: Chat and Digital Citizenship , Join us live as we review the newest Remind feature, Chat, and strategies to implement it in your classroom and school community.

Connected Educator Month

Educator Innovator

Beginning with a kickoff webinar on October 1 and culminating with Edcamp Online , Educator Innovator’s participation will focus on disseminating resources that highlight the critical importance of interest- and passion-driven work by young people. Make the celebration more mobile and blended, reflecting trends in educational practice and educator use.

Events + News - The Emerging Future on Thursday - Educational Podcasting - Global Education Day - Less is More Lesson from Finland

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Two Week Calendar Monday, April 27th at 5pm edWeb Webinar: Getting Started with Game-Based Learning , Are you curious about game-based learning, but don’t know where to begin? Join the webinar at https://sas.elluminate.com/d.jnlp?sid=2008350&password=HYOWPart106.