Technology Beyond the Tools

My Island View

I recently read a blog post about how teachers will never be replaced by technology. The author stated that technology was just a “tool for learning”. Today, however, I am not so sure that technology in education hasn’t grown into something beyond a “tool for learning”.

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. We offer both online and hybrid Master Degrees in Educational Technology.

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Guest post: Technology in Schools

EdTech4Beginners

In today’s world, technology is increasingly becoming predominant in schools. Students nowadays have access to the latest and up to date technology. Data label, an online label manufacturing company, conducted a survey recently where people were asked whether they feel technology in schools has had positive effects on children. Access to learning resources and tools – (29%). The role technology has played in today’s schools is quite significant.

How to Leverage Technology Tools for Tutoring (sponsored post)

EdTech4Beginners

The conversation around how technology can enhance education can be a controversial topic, and that carries over into the tutoring industry as well. There is no better time than now to reflect on the ways tutors can leverage technology to enhance and scale their tutoring business.

Coaching and Mentoring with Technology

Digital Promise

Learning, coaching, and mentoring models for struggling adult learners continue to evolve and can be dramatically enhanced through new technologies. The post Coaching and Mentoring with Technology appeared first on Digital Promise.

3 Questions that Help You Find the Perfect Technology Tool

Brilliant or Insane

3 Questions that Help You Find the Perfect Technology Tool By Beth K. You have an idea and are enthusiastic about trying a new technology tool with your upcoming unit. Strategy Technology edtech Brilliant or Insane.

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.

On paying for digital classroom tools

Ditch That Textbook

For years in the classroom, I scoured the Internet for the best free digital tools and web apps. Ed Tech educational technology free digital classroom tools paying for classroom techI’m a huge fan of free.

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How Powerful Use of Technology Can Increase Student Engagement

Digital Promise

Down the hall, seventh graders used digital tools to design memes based on quotes from a novel in their English/language arts class. Through instructional coaching, the DLP aims to increase powerful and impactful use of technology and improve educational equity.

20 Formative Assessment Tools for Your Classroom

Shake Up Learning

The post 20 Formative Assessment Tools for Your Classroom appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The Shake Up Learning community is always chatting and sharing digital tools and lesson ideas for the K12 classroom. 20 Formative Assessment Tools for Your Classroom. (in

10 useful tools for assessment with tech

Ditch That Textbook

Plenty of options exist to gauge student understanding by using tech tools. Ed Tech assessment creative teaching edtech educational technology gafe google apps for education tech tools

Cinderella technology?

Learning with 'e's

Image by Glamhag on Flickr Large screen touch displays seem to be the 'Cinderella technology' of education. Successfully introducing new technologies into complex environments can be a great challenge. Cinderella technology?

5 Pieces Of Assistive Technology Which Can Help Pupils With Special Educational Needs.

EdTech4Beginners

Technology certainly has pros and cons. However, assistive technology (technology designed to support people with special educational needs and disabilities – SEND) has had many positive impacts which have been life-changing for some.

Ten Quick Questions: A Fantastic, Free Mental Maths Tool.

EdTech4Beginners

It looks quite dated, but is still an excellent tool to use in arithmetic sessions. Tagged: edtech , education , gamification , learning , math , maths , mental maths , online tool , teaching , teaching tech tool , tech tool.

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15 tech tools to try next year

Ditch That Textbook

There are lots of new tech tools out there just waiting to make it into your classroom. DitchBook Twitter chat edtech educational technology inspiration online learning plnYou may have even tried to squeeze one in during those last few days of school but ran out of time.

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9 Technology Tools To Engage Students In The Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

The post 9 Technology Tools To Engage Students In The Classroom appeared first on TeachThought. Technology General New Teacher Tools

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100 Years of “New Technologies”: Teaching a Foreign Language with Technology from 1918 to 2018

EmergingEdTech

Miscellaneous Tools and TopicsImage Source In 1918, Yale professor Charles C. Clarke described the phonograph (later known as the gramophone and, since the 1940s, as the record player) as a “talking machine… not worth the trouble.

3 Tech Tools that every teacher should know about.

EdTech4Beginners

There’s a new tool or app out every day. Here are a few tools to help you increase collaboration amongst students, do more with your class presentations, and introduce a new way of quizzing. I know, introducing new tools to your routine can be a bit intimidating.

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5 Tech Tools That Are Great For Adaptive Learning.

EdTech4Beginners

This is where technology becomes incredibly powerful – students can be set challenges through apps and websites and they can work at their own pace – the technology adapts. Typeform – Make quizzes, problem solving activities and much more; using this great tool.

20 Terrific Presentation Tech Tools for Kids!

Kleinspiration

I recently submitted a piece to my friend, Laura Candler, for inclusion of her new eBook: 20 Terriffic Presentation Tech Tools for Kids. Even more so, I''m looking forward to trying out a few of these tools with my own students. Laura Candler Here are the 20 tech tools included: 1.

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9 digital tools for your classroom toolbelt

Ditch That Textbook

The digital tool doesn’t make the class, but it does help to have some good ones handy. Sometimes, just finding a new digital tool can open up new opportunities for you and your students.

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Both Humans and Technology Are Noisy: How Do We Move Forward?

Digital Promise

Over the years, I’ve been involved in developing research programs and projects in education technology, games, and virtual reality. As I’ve developed my thinking around funding and conducting research in learning technologies, I always come back to an unpublished technical report written by one of my early mentors in the Navy. As a result, behavioral science research that does not involve technology is itself highly variable.

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. Screencastify is the screencasting tool I recommend for Google Chrome and Chromebooks. Engaging Kindergartners with Technology: Augmented Reality, Ipads, QR Codes and More.

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Richard Byrne’s Most Exciting Edtech Tools

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Richard Byrne @rmbyrne discusses the edtech tools he’s most excited about today. From video tools, creation tools, to app creation, you’ll hear lots of ideas. This episode, blog, and webinar are sponsored by Bloomz , my favorite tool for parent communication.

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10 Edtech Tools to Try in 2018

EdTech4Beginners

Here’s a complete list of must-try Edtech Resources and Technology Tools for Teachers: BOOK CREATOR. Introducing this new tool to your students can open up great opportunities for learning. Turn any page on the internet into a lesson with the Insert Learning tool. This tool is great for engaging your students with dynamic lessons. Don’t be afraid to experiment with tools to see what works and what doesn’t. This tool guesses what you’re trying to draw.

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Invisible Technology

Pair-a-dimes for Your Thoughts

Technology should be present but ‘invisible’ When we pick up a pen or pencil, we don’t call it a ‘pencil activity’, the same goes for any other technology. When the technology becomes invisible, we can focus more on the learning.

9 Ways to use Content Curation Tools in the Classroom

EmergingEdTech

Image Source As the relationship between education and technology continues to grow, check out 9 ways teachers and students can use content curation tools like Wakelet in the classroom.

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How to use Padlet as a collaborative edtech tool

EdTech4Beginners

Let me know what you think Tagged: collaborative technology , edtech , education , padlet , teaching ideas , teaching with technology , tutorial. education collaborative technology edtech padlet teaching ideas teaching with technology tutorial

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5 Creative “Googley” Tech Tools to Get Kids Creating

The CoolCatTeacher

Professionally, I am a Technology Integrationist Lead Teacher at a Middle School (Sudlow, Grades 6-8) in Davenport, Iowa. I teach Language Arts and Computer Applications, in addition to assisting all of the teachers in the building integrate technology into their curriculum.

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Overcoming Problems With Online Learning Tools.

EdTech4Beginners

Technology is often the simple solution. Here are some great tech tools which allow for more collaboration: Edmodo. This tool helps to millions of speakers in the USA, whose first language is Spanish. Luckily, there are a few online tools that will become your allies long-term.

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?

5 Ideas for Writing with Technology

The CoolCatTeacher

Jacqui Murray shares how we can encourage an improvement in writing using technology. The post 5 Ideas for Writing with Technology appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

My Article For Google & TES: The top edtech tools for teachers to try in 2017.

EdTech4Beginners

Tagged: edtech 2017 , education , educational technology 2017 , future edtech , future tech , teachers , teaching , tech tools 2017 , top edtech tools. education edtech 2017 educational technology 2017 future edtech future tech teachers teaching tech tools 2017 top edtech tools

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The Future of Education Technology

Wisewire

With the exponential emergence of radical, innovative technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI) and virtual reality (VR), the way that kids learn is undergoing a radical transformation. In June 2018, education technology investors enjoyed a record-breaking $9.5

Mind technology

Learning with 'e's

Can technology help us to think more clearly? We find ourselves increasingly immersed in our digital worlds, surrounded by devices and tools, our minds constantly impacted by streams of new information. Some might say that I am over-reliant upon technology.

2 BRAND NEW tools to help students display work, reflect

Ditch That Textbook

Google Slides is such a versatile tool in G Suite (Google Apps). Mix in images — the visual tools that make instant connections in our brains — and you’ve got an engaging activity in the making.

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15 Assistive Technology Tools & Resources For Students With Disabilities

TeachThought - Learn better.

15 Assistive Technology Tools & Resources For Students With Disabilities. One tool to help students with disabilities even in the face of a special education teacher shortage is assistive technology. Text-To-Speech Assistive Tools. Math Tools.

7 Productivity Power Tools for the Busy Educator

The CoolCatTeacher

Become more productive today with these seven tools from Dr. Frank Buck. 7 Productivity Power Tools for the Busy Educator. We’re going to talk about seven productivity power tools for the busy educator. So Frank, what is your first tool? Tool #1 Toodledo.

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Padlet: One of the Best All Around Tools for Technology in the Classroom

LearnBop

For the worlds of technology and education to come together, a teacher really needs something that will work on any device, that is quick to learn and easy to use. For a tool to be effective and long lasting, it has to be versatile.

6 Digital Tools To Engage Students

TeachThought - Learn better.

The post 6 Digital Tools To Engage Students appeared first on TeachThought. Technology General New Teacher Tools

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