H?para: The Essential Tool for Every Google Classroom School

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter I’ve seen one tool improve student engagement in Google Classroom significantly — H?para. In conclusion, this tool is doing more to improve engagement than any other tool I’ve seen.

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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. Scroll down to see the list of links and listen to the show to hear how I’m using these tools with teachers and students. Listen to the 21 Tools I Use to Manage Distance Learning Listen to the show on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher Stream by clicking here.

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4 Creative Projects to Make Using Google Tools

The CoolCatTeacher

Eric is author of the new book Control Alt Achieve: Rebooting Your Classroom with Creative Google Projects and we give an overview of what you can do with Google tools. The post 4 Creative Projects to Make Using Google Tools appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day. All Grades All Subjects Edtech Tool Tuesday Education Overcoming in Covid19 Project Based Learning Students Technology Tools

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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. Steve Sharp – Bio As submitted Stephen Sharp is co-author of Amazon Best-Selling Book and 2019 Hot New Release – 50+ Tech Tools for School Counselors. Computer Science Teachers Data Driven Instruction Edtech Tool Tuesday High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) School Counselors Tech Tips 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.

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.

Equity in Education Networks: A Tool for Inquiry

Digital Promise

Many others have informed the tool and our ongoing learning along the way. The tools are neither definitive nor exhaustive, but they reflect a learning journey that continues. Share learnings, reflections and other ideas for the tool using this form.

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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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Tips, Tools and Resources for Awesome Student Video Projects

Teacher Reboot Camp

Video Projects: Tips and Tools. If students have smart devices, they will find their camera tool has editing features. Additional free tools and apps for quick video productions, include Biteable , Powtoon , Toontastic , Genial.ly , Plotagon , My Simple Show , Magisto , and Wideo.

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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. I’ve learned to use free web tools to design headers on different social networks, graphics for books and digital badges, banners, flyers, parent newsletters, programs, digital magazines, book covers, logos, and more! Below I’ve listed free design tools teachers and students can use to create digital graphics and publications.

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GameSalad Turns Game Players Into Game Makers!

GameSalad lets students build their own web & mobile video games! Students learn anywhere with our Chromebook friendly creation tools and step-by-step tutorials. Our PBL lessons teach the fundamentals of Computer Science & Game Design as students create.

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. Flipgrid has tons of other features students and teachers love, such as accessibility with the Immersive Reader tool and the ability to create Augmented Reality videos.

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Level Up Your Virtual Teaching with Screencasting Tools!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Screencasting tools are a lifesaver for virtual instruction. The free screen recording tools below help teachers quickly record video tutorials to share with parents and students within minutes. Screencasting Tools and Resources. Loom is one of my favorite tools this year!

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7 Tech Tools for PE Teachers

Ask a Tech Teacher

What are your favorite tools? Health High School Web Tools listsTechnology is a natural education fit in everything from math to Spanish to literacy. The one corner of K-12 learning that is not so obvious is PE — Physical Education. In that class, we think of physical stuff — not digital — like running and exercising. But kids love technology’s apps and software. Is there a way to use these to encourage physical fitness?

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Social and Emotional Learning Resources and Tools to Uplift Students

Teacher Reboot Camp

One strategy is providing a calming area where students choose different activities and tools to help them relax. The post Social and Emotional Learning Resources and Tools to Uplift Students appeared first on Teacher Reboot Camp.

6 Digital storytelling tools for hybrid learning environments

Neo LMS

During the summer and throughout the school year, I spend time exploring new ideas and reflecting on the tools that I am using and the choices that I offer for my students to tell their stories and create something that is more meaningful to them what they have learned.

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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. Below is a list of free web tools and apps to quickly assess your students on a regular basis. The following tools will help save you time because they also will grade the assessments for you!

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. Full Focus Journal Tweet me the tools and tips you’re using! All Grades Innovation Productivity Teachers Tech Tips Thought Leader Thursday Tools Web Tools

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5 tools for remote learning with Chromebooks

Ditch That Textbook

These five tools can help make learning amazing. The post 5 tools for remote learning with Chromebooks appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Students can do powerful remote learning with Chromebooks.

Digital Tools for Preventing the Summer Slide

Kajeet

Digital Learning Tools and Tips SmartSpot MDMIt’s the end of the school year, and as students get ready for fun and relaxation, many educators across the nation are worried about one thing – the summer slide.

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Curriculum-based Assessments–A Powerful Diagnostic Tool

Ask a Tech Teacher

At the heart of CBA is the change to a quantitative mindset rather than adopting the latest educational wonder tool. Use the data collected over time and apply it to decisions about the efficacy of your teaching, strategies used, and tools employed.

20 tools for a more accessible classroom

Ditch That Textbook

DitchBook Twitter chat Ed Tech Student engagement Teaching accessibility accessibility features accessibility tools accessible classroom edtech immersive readerALL of our students deserve to have access to the content we are teaching. A one-size-fits-all classroom is not practical for any group of students. Luckily with the technology available to us, we can create a learning environment that makes the content accessible to all of our learners.

The Remote Learning Checklist: Tools, tips and ideas

Ditch That Textbook

The post The Remote Learning Checklist: Tools, tips and ideas appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. When the coronavirus pandemic hit, many teachers were sent scrambling. How do I teach? What do I assign? How do I do this remotely? What a difference it makes to have a summer to prepare.

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Find the Right Tool to Inspire Your Learners

Teacher Reboot Camp

The good news is there are thousands of digital tools and apps (many free) to support teachers, students and families. The bad news is there are thousands of digital tools. Teachers need to quickly find the right tool to meet their students’ needs and means.

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Teamwork Makes the Dream Work! Tools to Inspire Collaboration

Teacher Reboot Camp

Google and Microsoft have several apps and tools, which facilitate meaningful student collaboration and discussion. Below are more free online tools you may have not yet discovered that take student collaboration to a whole new exciting level. Collaborative Discussion Tools.

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Best Tools for Teachers

techlearning

Here's what you need to know about the digital tools for teachers, such as Google Classroom, Microsoft Teams, and Flipgrid

Long-needed and Welcome Table Tool From JotForm

Ask a Tech Teacher

That means many traditional teaching tools are no longer the best choice for the new norms. Do you see why this tool excites me? It turns oft-confusing data into decision-making tools. Education has changed.

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I’ve Got an Idea?? Digital Brainstorming Tools for Students!

Teacher Reboot Camp

The digital whiteboards and brainstorming tools below provide features for students to create sketchnotes and concept maps. Use these tools for brainstorming sessions, diagramming, concept mapping or to get students to fill out different types of graphic organizers and flow charts.

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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. ? Make Beliefs Comix – Web tool and iPad app. Write Comics – A simple comic creation tool. Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar !

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Random Group Generator Tool for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

collaborative toolsGroup work is an essential part of the learning process. Through distributed efforts students get to develop the social skills of empathy, collaboration, and co-ordiation. Technology has made it even.read more.

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. Flipgrid has tons of other features students and teachers love, such as accessibility with the Immersive Reader tool and the ability to create Augmented Reality videos.

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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. Below is a list of free web tools and apps to quickly assess your students on a regular basis. The following tools will help save you time because they also will grade the assessments for you!

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! With this kind of technology students can explain their own thinking when solving word problems, create a video tutorial demonstrating how to use an app or web tool, label and explain a diagram, or create instructional videos. Screencasting Web Tools and Apps. Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar !

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7 Authentic Assessment Tools

Ask a Tech Teacher

Tools: Socrative, PollDaddy, Google Forms. Tools: Twitter, a poll, Padlet collaborative wall, blog comments, Google Forms, a Discussion Board, ExitTicket. Tools: Use an app like Blendspace, Socrative , Frolyc , Schoology , or ExitTicket. Tools: Jeopardy template, Hollywood Squares template, Mind n Mettle. Tools: Padlet , Linoit. Tools: Time: ten-fifteen minutes. Assessments have become a critical piece to education reform.

Edtech Tools for SPED, Math, and Reading

A Principal's Reflections

What resulted was a great resource that I plan to share below on specific edtech tools that can assist special education (SPED), math, and reading teachers. This was then followed with strategies and tools for embedding tech that would assist with both differentiation of instruction and co-planning (virtually). Below you will see the specific tools I provided during each session. Over the past two years, I have been blessed to partner with District 205 in Elmhurst, IL.

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