Technology and Teaching: A Conversation with Teachers

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here is Part 2 of his discussion on technology’s place in education: Part II Technology is Here to Stay: A Conversation with Teachers. In my previous post, I wrote about the permanency of technology in the instructional setting for educators.

Technology is Here to Stay: Now What?

Ask a Tech Teacher

He has some interesting reflections on technology’s place in education: Remember the days of Oregon Trail on the old Apple IIe’s or students drawing pictures with Kid Pix. Much has changed since technology has made inroads into education, and much has not.

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Google’s buried treasure: 20 hidden tricks and tools

Ditch That Textbook

With all of its tools and apps and programs and initiatives, there’s no way to keep tabs on everything. As such, it’s easy for newer Google tools — and even some that have been around for a while — to slip through the cracks. Google is a behemoth.

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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.”

A CHRO’s Perspective on Substance Use in the Workplace: Supportive Strategies to Help Your Workforce Thrive

Speaker: Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Psychiatry and Naj Wright, MBA, C-Suite HR Executive

Through advances in technology and access to care, managers can be empowered to serve as the front line of defense to help identify employee AUD and SUD concerns before they escalate. Understanding AUD and SUD, and providing tools for your workforce to overcome the challenges that they pose, is key to fostering strong mental health at work. Join us for this important how-to discussion.

Creating Conditions for Powerful Technology Use

Digital Promise

Instructional technology is a critical component of teaching and learning in today’s world. Technology, when aligned to research-based practices, supports teachers in delivering instruction that is adapted to meet the needs of all students.

Grading Apps, Tools, and Resources We Love

Ask a Tech Teacher

Are you looking for grading apps, tools, and resources that you can use to collect, calculate, and analyze your student’s grades? Real-time tools are available on the website to help educators and parents monitor a child’s progress.

2020 School Technology Budget Tips

Kajeet

Between shrinking budgets and increasingly IT-dependent school systems, budgeting for the cost of technology in education can be tough. Tools and Tips Data and Trends 1 to 1

21 Tools I Use to Manage Distance Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Today I share the tool kit and tips that have helped streamline distance learning at my school. Vicki Davis is a classroom teacher and an Instructional Technology Director.

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10 Technology Tools To Engage Students In The Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

The post 10 Technology Tools To Engage Students In The Classroom appeared first on TeachThought. Technology Classroom Management New Teacher Student Engagement Tools

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6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

The Future of Classroom Technology Tools

Education Elements

Predicting the future of classroom technology trends empowers teachers and school districts to stay at the forefront of “the next big thing” in education. When you have an idea of which trends are sure to increase in popularity and functionality in the upcoming years, you can make informed decisions about the tools you should invest in and the trends that are likely to lose momentum.

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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. Despite this proliferation of education technology, however, the number one goal of today’s educators is to inspire students to learn. Using technology, educators are sharing invaluable lessons in persistence, curiosity and passion in high-tech style.

Tech Tools for School Counselors

The CoolCatTeacher

Steve Sharp talks about tools schoolcounselors can use. Today, guidance counselor, Steve Sharp helps guidance counselors know the tools that can help them level up. Stephen frequently presents on technology, emerging career skills, mental health and race in education.

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Tools for Designing Awesome Graphics

Teacher Reboot Camp

I started this blog 10 years ago, which was shortly after using Twitter and other social media tools to connect with educators. Below I’ve listed free design tools teachers and students can use to create digital graphics and publications. Web Tools for Creating Awesome Graphics.

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5 Technology Tools For Educators

EdNews Daily

Advances in classroom technology are making it easier than ever for educators to design engaging, interactive lesson plans, while also streamlining the administrative work that has become such a large part of their job. New types of technology are being utilized in the classroom every year. These five tools are some of the most popular. . Most interactive whiteboard systems include lesson planning software and access to a library of educational tools. Web-Based Tools.

3 Emerging Technologies That Will Reshape Education in 2019

Wisewire

Education and cutting-edge technologies are core to the many programs at NYC Media Lab , where we lead university-corporate partnerships, communications and events. The goal is to merge engineering and design research happening at the city’s universities with resources and opportunities from the media and technology industry—to develop new prototypes, explore applied R&D projects, launch new companies and encourage the latest thinking.

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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Tools to Inspire Collaborative Discussions

Teacher Reboot Camp

The free web tools below help teachers create a safe online class where students can access learning materials, post their work, and comment on the works of others. Collaborative Discussion Tools. Flipgrid is a video response tool and app designed for schools.

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Developing SEL Competencies Through Technology

A Principal's Reflections

There are growing concerns about students' mental well-being as well as inter- and intra-personal skills, which have only been magnified by not only the pandemic but also advances in technology as a result of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

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”. The tools for each of these components are constantly evolving at a pace we have never before experienced in history. This technological paradigm shift has created its own literacy.

3 Tools to Amplify Your Video Conferences

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you miss the level of engagement and presence in your physical classes, then you will love using the three tools below. These tools allow multiple ways for all students to participate, are amazing assessment tools, and require no registration for students.

Formative Assessment Tools and Apps

Teacher Reboot Camp

There are many different types of digital assessment tools and apps that allow teachers to quickly see what their students understand in a variety of ways through exit and entrance tickets, quizzes, student response systems, peer feedback, self-evaluation, graphic organizers, polls, and games.

Five Top Technology Trends In Special Education

Wisewire

(TNS) — Fueled by technological advances, changing state policies, and a continued push from advocates, ed-tech companies and researchers are crafting new tools and strategies to better serve students with disabilities. ” Against that backdrop, Education Week canvassed the field for insights on new developments in the use of technology to support special education. Some promising technologies, such as virtual reality, are still very much in the experimental stage.

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Tech Tip #105: Create Shortkeys for Windows Tools

Ask a Tech Teacher

Today’s tip: Create Shortkeys for Windows Tools. Q: I love the Windows snipping tool, but it takes too long to activate. I discovered how to create a shortkey for Snipping Tool—or any Windows program: Right click on the program icon.

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Comic Creation Tools to Engage Learners

Teacher Reboot Camp

The free comic creation tools below are easy to use and allow learners to choose from a library of characters, props, scenes, and templates to visualize a word problem, retell a moment in history, illustrate science, explain a theory, or make up their own story. Comic Creation Tools. ?

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5 Technology Tools Perfect for ELA Online Learning Stations

Catlin Tucker

English teachers frequently ask me which technology tools I use to design my online learning stations. Below are my 5 favorite technology tools and online resources for designing the online learning stations in my English classroom. #1 All 5 of these resources are worth checking out for any school looking to incorporate meaningful technology into its English classrooms.

How is technology impacting literacy?

eSchool News

We live in a world where learning and technology are intrinsically linked, especially in the minds of our youth. Is there a correlation between technology use and plummeting literacy rates? Technology can engage students and enhance their literacy skills.

8 New Productivity Tools & Tips for Working from Home

The CoolCatTeacher

Here are the 8 Productivity Tools and Tips I’ve started using while working from home. Listen to Vicki Talk about the Top 8 Tools for Working from Home Listen to the show on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher Stream by clicking here.

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How to Choose K–12 Educational Technology Intentionally

EdTech Magazine

When it comes to choosing educational technology, K–12 IT leaders have the opportunity — after more than a year of using whatever was available to achieve learning — to choose tools intentionally. There are many technologies now for K–12 classrooms.

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. Implementing new technologies allows organizations to explore virtual and blended models that reduce or eliminate hurdles, which can impede an individual’s momentum toward reaching their desired education and employment goals. The post Coaching and Mentoring with Technology appeared first on Digital Promise.

Screencast Tools to Demonstrate Student Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

The screen recording web tools and apps below also have cool features like the ability to highlight areas, draw, upload images, add pdfs, and more! Discover more ways to integrate technology effectively by taking one of my fully accredited online courses or get one of my books !

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Digital Research and Curation with Social Bookmarking Tools

Teacher Reboot Camp

With social bookmarking tools students can collect, categorize, curate, and tag resources. Get students to create collections for each unit, topic, or project or use any of these tools to share additional resources for a project. Social Bookmarking Tools.

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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. Today’s Sponsor: GradeCam is a web-based tool that lets you customize assessments with multiple choice, true/false, number grids, rubrics, and more. Five Ideas for Technology Stations.

How Educators Can Empower Students Through Technology

Ask a Tech Teacher

With education turning on the technology skills of students and teachers, its important to gain a rudimentary understanding of foundational technology. I mean the basics of how to use the tech tools that are driving learning.