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

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.

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.

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).

Getting the Most Out of Your District Technology Support Staff

Edsurge

Integrating technology into your classroom can be overwhelming at first—especially navigating the different resources and district technology support staff that are available to you. Below, we dive into three potential resources and their intended purpose, so you can keep classroom devices working and redefine the way you approach your curriculum with the use of technology. Ask for one-on-one support. Education Technology Technology Tips Technology in School

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.

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.

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?

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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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?

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.

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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#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.

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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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.

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

New and emerging technologies

Learning with 'e's

The video below is the result of that interview, in which I answer questions such as: what emerging technology trends have the greatest potential for learning? What tips you you have for people wanting to invest in emerging technology?

The EDEN Interviews: Bates, Daniel and Moore

Learning with 'e's

You could say I was still very new to the idea of distance education , even though I had been working in technology supported education for almost 2 decades, and had also obtained my first degree from the British Open University.

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.

A New Year of #EDENchat

Learning with 'e's

In each one hour session, we discuss a topic related to technology supported learning, distance education or innovative approaches to education. Moderated by Steve Wheeler 10 February: Critical thinking and technology. edenchat Distance Education EDEN learning Storify Technolog

Join our global #EDENchat

Learning with 'e's

Contact me if you're interested in hosting and have a technology supported education theme you would like to propose for #EDENchat. edenchat competency EDEN education learning literacy Technology university

First Student Summit Grant in the Books!

EdTechTeam

During the years my students and I have produced a live technology support show and presented at hundreds of conferences. Kern Kelley Director of Student Agency EdTechTeam In 2012 I was invited to present at the Google Teacher Academy in Google’s New York City office.

itslearning Introduces New White Paper on Improving Teacher Efficacy

techlearning

To help districts find new ways to create efficiencies across all of their systems, itslearning has published a new white paper, “Using Curriculum-Driven Technology to Support Teachers: A K-12 guide to improving teacher efficiency and student outcomes by providing curriculum-driven technology.”

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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.

The EDEN Interviews: Leslie Wilson

Learning with 'e's

I wanted to find out her views on a host of digital learning strategies, including the digitisation of content, open academic publishing and the integration of technology into higher education. What needs to be done next to ensure a successful future for technology supported learning?

Learning.com Joins National Digital Learning Day Celebration with Classroom Lessons and Resources

techlearning

The lessons are available for download at www.learning.com/digital-learning-day Digital Learning Day is a national celebration that promotes the importance of creating new learning opportunities for students through the use of technology. Digital Learning Day isn’t just about technology.

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.)

Blended Learning - what is it, pros/cons, tips and resources

Educational Technology Guy

By having online materials available, students have access to support when out of the classroom. students need to be self-directed to work at home Ways technology supports the strategy resources are posted online via class website, LMS (Edmodo, Google Classroom, Schoology, etc).

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.

Ambient learning

Learning with 'e's

Ambient learning also relates to people adapting their technologies and environments to suit their working practices. One clear example of technology supported ambient learning can be seen in the increasing use of Augmented Reality (AR) tools in the workplace.

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.

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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Choosing the Right #EdTech Resources: Consideration 4

The Innovative Educator

Read more at What the Savviest School Administrators Know About Education Technology _ This is part of a series in my conversation with author and professor Liz Kolb , who is teaching a course at the University of Michigan that addresses ways technology supports modern teaching and learning.

Versatility of Google Slides

EdTechTeam

Emma Cottier Certified Google Trainer Middle School Teacher & Technology Support Saanich School District 63 Twitter: @EmmaCottierNot only does Google Slides allow you to work in real time, collaborate with others, but it allows for an endless amount of creativity and originality.

It's complicated

Learning with 'e's

It's not easy integrating technology into education. I think this discussion highlights many of these factors and reveals some of the complexities of technology supported learning in higher education.

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Are You Using Mobility to Stay Competitive?

eSchool News

Cisco’s best-in-class Wi-Fi technology supports next-generation mobile apps and allows you to scale quickly and easily without replacing access points. Mobility is a game changer. It has the potential to change the way employees work, the way businesses engage with customers, and the direction your business grows. From mobilizing employees to boost their performance to engaging with customers in their own environments, mobility continues to evolve at a rapid pace.

#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.

21 education technology recommendations for 2016

eSchool News

The new National Education Technology Plan offers a vision and roadmap for technology-supported learning. A new federal National Education Technology Plan reveals 21 recommendations for policymakers, administrators, teachers and teacher preparation professionals.

Google Teacher Tribe Podcast | Episode 2 Karly Moura

Shake Up Learning

Episode 2 Show Notes: Karly Moura is a Teacher On Special Assignment (Instructional Coach & Educational Technology Support Teacher) at Sun Terrace Elementary School, MDUSD. The post Google Teacher Tribe Podcast | Episode 2 Karly Moura appeared first on Shake Up Learning.

Remote collaboration leads to aha moments at the University of Missouri

Nureva

A key part of that involves showing them how technology can transform learning and improve the quality of online collaboration. Since the collaboration and conferencing systems were installed over the summer, the priority has been to get the technology into the hands of student teachers and to train faculty members to use it to model hands-on learning. “We Using technology to level the playing field.

Dazzling Classroom Creations with Google Draw!

EdTechTeam

Middle School Teacher & Technology Support. The artistic flare and graphic design capacity of Google Draw are largely underrated by educators and students. Google Draw is innovative and visionary- it will take student expression and creativity to a whole new unimaginable level.