SCALE-UP Classroom Technology: Supporting The Learning Environment

ViewSonic Education

Despite the dramatic impact technology has had on education, many classroom structures and teaching methods haven’t changed much over the years. SCALE-UP is turning many aspects of the traditional classroom upside-down, including how technology is used.

Educational Technology Support

Kleinspiration

I''m proud to be a partner with the following sites and appreciate how they''re supporting educational technology in various forms. Group, we feel that technology plays a vital role in preparing our children for tomorrow. I''m very thankful for the sponsors of this site.

3 Ways Assistive Technology Supports Students with Disabilities

EdTech Magazine

By Meghan Bogardus Cortez Thanks to tools from tech giants such as Microsoft, students with disabilities are flourishing. Classroom Digital Content Personalized Learning Software

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. Part Three: Beyond SAMR… Making Sure Technology Supports Content Standards. “We

The Rise and Fall of Educational Technology Support in California

CUE

Over the past 40 years in California, there was a major increase, and then a recent and sudden decline, in support for educational technology. The post The Rise and Fall of Educational Technology Support in California appeared first on OnCUE.

Starting a Student Technology Support Team

Gaggle Speaks

Whether you choose a BYOD policy or your school or district provides devices through a 1:1 initiative, there will be some aspect of support required. If tech support is not a line item in a budget, the technology plunge might be a scary one.

Incident IQ Announces New Apps Architecture for its K-12 Technology Support Platform

techlearning

Incident IQ , the K12 technology support platform, has unveiled its new Incident IQ Apps Architecture that enables support for dozens of popular K-12 technologies at the ISTE Conference (Booth #2033).

Tips for Transforming Educational Technology through Professional Development and Training

EdTech Magazine

By Mike Patterson Teachers say they lack proper technology support, but schools can turn the tables on inadequate training programs using these best practices.

Building Good Relationships with Your Students’ Parents

The CoolCatTeacher

Mike Daugherty, a Director of Technology in Ohio, has been studying this topic and experimenting for the last several years to find optimal ways to communicate with today’s parents. He has eighteen years of experience in K-12 technology support serving in a wide variety of roles.

Closing the Digital Learning Gap

Digital Promise

At the same time, innovative education leaders and classroom teachers are engaging, motivating, and nurturing students to develop mindsets for college and career readiness and lifelong learning, and they are supporting social and emotional development.

FETC session offers strategies to incorporate educational technology in the classroom for ELs

FETC Converge

By Claude Bornel, Title1Admin.com English learners should have the same opportunities to be exposed to STEM classes as any other student, and the language proficiency shouldn’t be a barrier to attend any kind of class, says Lori Menning, who discussed technology supporting English learners at the national Future of Education Technology Conference.

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It’s late 2015 and we’re still overblocking the Internet

Dangerously Irrelevant

There are a lot myths out there and even our best technology support personnel may lack understandings of what must be blocked versus what does not. Focusing on superintendents: 5 technology leadership articles from AASA. Our technology messages are important.

Differentiating Instruction with Technology

EdTechTeacher

Teachers need to acquire their own skills in using technology to provide accessible instructional materials and alternatives that will provide voice and choice for students. Effective use of technology can help teachers transform their classrooms and customize curriculum to meet student needs.

A National Call for Awareness: Adult Education and Family Literacy Week

Digital Promise

How can technology support adult learners? Educators are getting more and more excited as they see growing evidence of technology’s potential for improving learning for adults. Explore how experimenting and iterating can lead to successful technology implementation in adult learning communities. Approximately 36 million adults in the U.S. have low literacy skills.

Integrating Digital Tools for Adult Learners: Four Critical Factors

Digital Promise

Technology has the potential to be a powerful tool for improving access to learning for adult learners. According to a Tyton Partners study , there is increasing demand for education technology among adult education program administrators and educators. Despite this enthusiasm, adult education programs lag behind their K-12 and higher education counterparts in incorporating technology. Support the evolving role of the instructor.

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Bloom’s Taxonomy and the implications it has for a digital classroom.

EdTech4Beginners

Technology or pedagogy? I would argue that technology is not the tool that makes children creative, instead it is a support. The learning is the priority when planning lessons; the technology is merely a dynamic aid. So can technology support higher order thinking?

Meet NEO at OEB 2017!

Neo LMS

OEB — Online Educa Berlin — is a global, cross-sector conference on technology-supported education and training. Drop by our booth if you’re curious to find out how our learning management system could solve a hassle or support the ed-tech initiatives in your educational institution.

Back to #EDEN

Learning with 'e's

It's a professional community of educators interested in technology supported learning. In that year I was just starting out in the world of educational technology, and I presented some of my research at the EDEN summer conference in Poitiers, France.

Facilitating Open Debate In and Out of School

A Principal's Reflections

As I continue to grow in this area, I am always on the look out for new tools that I can integrate into my presentations to demonstrate these two points as well as to illustrate the pedagogical link that technology supports in our schools.

Why Single Sign-On Has Teachers Cheering

Edsurge

That’s the beauty of ClassLink—it’s technology that makes using other technology easier. For us, SSO has become a learning enabler when sometimes technology can be a learning variable. Can you imagine an edtech tool so supportive and effective teachers cheer when it arrives? That’s exactly what happened when Dr. Sheryl Abshire and her IT team at Calcasieu Parish School District rolled out Single Sign-On (SSO) technology in September 2017.

Technology Makes or Breaks Esports Programs

EdTech Magazine

Technology Makes or Breaks Esports Programs. Esports Equipment Can Support Other School Initiatives. In competitive gaming, milliseconds matter , and the technology supporting students can make or break an esports venture. amy.burroughs_26341. Thu, 01/17/2019 - 13:47.

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. What does the PYP say about technology? How does technology support inquiry?

How an #EdTech Lens Can Improve a Learning Culture

A Principal's Reflections

I remember the days when I was not a very big believer in educational technology. As I moved from the classroom to administration, I still saw technology from a mere delivery aspect. Integrating technology and innovating just for the sake of it will never pay off in the long run.

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When Google Slides and Google Draw Collide

EdTechTeam

Google Slides is a great platform for connecting their character image with some supporting text about unique character traits and attributes. Middle School Teacher & Technology Support.

5 Home and Smart Phone Filtering Options for Parents

The CoolCatTeacher

Again, I think the way it works — from the technology behind the scenes — I don’t feel like I’ve seen any slowdown whatsoever with any of them. Mike Daugherty is a husband, father, author, technology director, Google Innovator, and possible Starbucks addict.

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The Scoop on Deeper Learning and Mathematics: English Language Learner Edition

MIND Research Institute

The full version of the film is worth watching as well to help understand the obstacles teachers and faculty encounter when trying to support ELLs. Supporting ELLs with Visual Math Instruction.

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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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Leadership Coaching and How Students and Teachers Benefit

Digital Promise

Recognizing that transformation, especially digital transformation, is complex and sometimes “messy,” Digital Promise is launching a second cohort of our Leadership Coaching program to support K-12 leaders working towards transforming learning in their districts through technology.

CUE 2018: How IT Departments Can Minimize Downtime and Maximize Education

EdTech Magazine

When technology fails in the classroom, it takes away from valuable instructional time and hinders student learning. Rather than instructors pointing fingers at IT staff (or vice versa), Antwon Lincoln, instructional technology coordinator at Chula Vista Elementary School District , says that collaboration and communication are the keys to success. How to Marry IT and Instructional Technology. CUE 2018: How IT Departments Can Minimize Downtime and Maximize Education.

Touch-Typing: Rote vs Integrated Learning or Rote and Integrated Learning?

Ask a Tech Teacher

At the same time, while you learn to play more difficult songs, you keep doing new technique work and learning new scales that support you in mastering increasingly difficult songs. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years.

#cuechat Spark- A Note About OneNote

CUE

It’s nice to see technology supporting all learners and their specific needs. The #CUEchat of November 14th was focused around Microsoft’s education tools and exciting and free lesson plan options for Office 360.

9 Steps for Choosing a Device

Tom Murray

Here’s a 9 step process to support your decision-making process. During this step, school leaders across the district should collaborate to inventory what currently exists, from core curriculum and technology support resources, to types of devices already in place. Districts can often be seen purchasing vast amounts of technology based on little to no research or evidence. This post is sponsored by Samsung. However, all thoughts and opinions are my own.

Should you Teach Typing? And Does it Work?

Ask a Tech Teacher

The best present a balance of rote learning and simulated practical application while giving some form of tracking for progress that can be used to indicate strengths and weaknesses in performance to allow for targeted support where required. This topic that is close to my tech teacher soul.

Serendipity

Learning with 'e's

I was approached by the editor of the journal after my presentation in London at the Learning Technologies annual conference. It was 1996, and a period of great technological transformation, and the project aimed to set up distance learning centres in hard-to-reach rural areas.

This Teacher Started a Hands-On PD Lab That’s Sparking Change Across the District

Edsurge

Though I was technology savvy, none of my classwork or student teaching prepared me for this. I started exploring online resources like Code.org and Tynker, but even those offered limited support at the time.

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#EduGoalsMOOC resources

Learning with 'e's

Image from Wikimedia Commons For the # EduGoalsMOOC Twitter chat today, I have compiled a short list of useful resources that relate to the use of technology in education, and specifically technology integration.

The interview

Learning with 'e's

We talked about the latest developments in technology supported education and discussed the contents of my new book. education learning podcast Technology Twitter I''ve been doing a lot of interviews recently, live at conferences, by text, and on video and audio.

Fun with GIS 198: Two ConnectED Years

esri

Of the four needs (devices, connectivity, educational resources, teacher support), Esri pledges educational resources and teacher support. Amazon Web Services works with Esri to support these.)

Don’t forget AV needs for Common Core assessments

eSchool News

The E1, E3T and E3USB earbuds, PA283 VoiceSaver and KB3 wireless keyboard contain unique components to support preparation and testing requirements in any state. Next page: How new headset technology supports testing requirements.

Storytelling with technology

Learning with 'e's

Before they left the university for the last time, I persuaded three - Kate, Becca and Ryan - to speak out one more time about their views on technology supported learning. learning narrative education storytelling student voice teaching Technology video