8 Epic Edtech Tools to Try This School Year

The CoolCatTeacher

” The post 8 Epic Edtech Tools to Try This School Year appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

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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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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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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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6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

How To Effectively Use Educational Assessment Tools

ViewSonic Education

Quick Take: Overview of educational assessment tools focusing on Summative assessment and Formative assessment. To be a well-rounded educator it is important to use both these tools in combination effectively. Use assessments as a tool to better your students 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.

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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! Screencasting Web Tools and Apps. Screencast-o-matic is a web tool to screencast your computer or Chromebook screen and add narration.

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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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Sharing Tools for Measuring Impactful Technology Use

Digital Promise

Previous studies provided resources and tools that inform teacher practices around students’ 21st century learning competencies (National Education Association, 2012; Hixson, Ravitz, & Whisman, 2012).

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.

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5 Free Tech Tools to Try in Your Social Studies Lessons [ENCORE]

The CoolCatTeacher

The top Edtech Tool Tuesday of 2018 (so far) with Richard Byrne From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. In today’s show, he talks about top free tech tools to try in social studies lessons.

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5 Creative “Googley” Tech Tools to Get Kids Creating

The CoolCatTeacher

” The post 5 Creative “Googley” Tech Tools to Get Kids Creating appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

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How Effective Is Your Edtech Tool? Five Questions to Ask

Digital Promise

When it comes to education technology (edtech), school leaders and developers alike want to provide the best tools—ones that truly make a difference. To identify effective digital learning tools, we have to know what kind of impact we are looking for. How are the tools teaching?

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Formative Assessment Tools and Tips from Monica Burns #FormativeTech

The CoolCatTeacher

Monica Burns, author of #FormativeTech , shares essential tools and tips for effective formative assessment. Pick some tools. What are some of Monica’s favorite tools for formative assessment. How should teachers select their formative assessment tool belt.

Top Tips, Tools and Techniques for Easy Formative Assessment

The CoolCatTeacher

Every teacher should have one or two formative assessment tools that are part of their lesson flow. A teacher with a smartphone has amazing tools in hand. My question is why more teachers don’t use these tools. Here’s how I saved time using these tools.

Timeline Tools to Document and Analyze the Past

Teacher Reboot Camp

The free web tools below will get your students started. Timeline Tools. Sutori is a web tool students can use to create a collaborative digital timelines or interactive presentations with images, text and embedded multimedia, such as Google products, tweets, and more.

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13 Edtech Tools Every Teacher and Student Should Know About

Wisewire

Teachers must also learn to fully integrate technology in their pedagogy and use it not just as visual aids but also as tools to engage learners. Now the IWB has found its way in many modern classrooms as a powerful tool for enriching lessons and engaging learners.

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5 Tech Tools to Try in 2017 with Jennifer Gonzalez

The CoolCatTeacher

Well, today’s guest and edtech expert Jennifer Gonzalez @ cultofpedagogy gives us some amazing tools to try for Five Idea Friday. In today’s show, we’ll discuss: Jennifer’s five tools she recommends teachers try.

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9 Ways to Find the Right Edtech Tool

Teacher Reboot Camp

To introduce students to the possibilities of technology get them to complete different tasks with web tools and apps, such as mindmaps , podcasts , digital stories , videos , podcasts , etc.! But before students embark on any digital project, you need to find the right tools. Edshelf is a search engine for web tools and apps and many have teacher reviews. Common Sense is also a search engine for education tools and apps with ratings and reviews.

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5 Writing Strategies and Tools to Reach Every Learner

The CoolCatTeacher

Michele Haiken on Episode 470 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast Do your students hate to write? If you need quick ideas to help reach reluctant and struggling writers, Michele Haiken will help us learn more!

5 Free Tech Tools to Try in Your Social Studies Lessons (#3 Episode of Season 3)

The CoolCatTeacher

In today’s show, he talks about top free tech tools to try in social studies lessons. Innovation IT Coaches and Directors Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) STEM Teachers Tech Tips Tools Web Tools

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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.

Cool Cat Teacher’s 31 Favorite Everyday Tools I’m Using Right Now #edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

A special Valentine's Day Episode of 10MT with Links to Tools and Tech I Use From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. I’m showing love to my dear teacher friends by just sharing all the tools and tips that have me excited right now.

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5 Free Tech Tools to Try in Your Social Studies Lessons

The CoolCatTeacher

In today’s show, he talks about top free tech tools to try in social studies lessons. 5 Free Tech Tools to Try in Your Social Studies Lessons. We’re talking about five free tech tools to try in social studies lessons! Tool #1: Make Bookshelves in Google Books. Free tool.

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How to Use Padlet: A Fantastic Tool for Teaching

The CoolCatTeacher

Useful Tools for Teachers Padlet is a versatile, easy to use tool for every teacher’s toolkit. At the bottom of this post, I have a Padlet that is temporarily open for you to post and share your favorite edtech tools. Assessment Free Resources Tech Tips Tools

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Lifelong Learning with Social Bookmarking Tools and Apps

Teacher Reboot Camp

One way to inspire students to be lifelong learners is to teach them how to collect, categorize, curate, and tag resources with a social bookmarking tool or app. Tools and Apps. This tool also supports struggling students with the Immersive Reader feature.

Top Tech Tools for Kids Who Struggle to Read and Write

The CoolCatTeacher

Dr. Brian Friedlander discusses the top tech tools for kids who struggle to read and write. From voice dictation to word suggestion and more, this podcast talks about the practical tools that will help kids empower themselves to learn. Tool #1: Read and Write for Google Docs.

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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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Top Edtech Classroom Tools

edWeb.net

And to help teachers navigate the plethora of materials for the digital classroom, Tanner Higgin, Director of Education Editorial Strategy at Common Sense Education, presented “ 50 Top Edtech Tools for the Classroom.” The post Top Edtech Classroom Tools appeared first on edWeb.

New Tools for Real World Learning

Digital Promise

That’s why 12 school districts from the League of Innovative Schools have been collaborating since the spring of 2018 to research and develop a set of tools that catalyze and support Real World Learning. A Tool for Administrators to Build the Strategy. Classroom walls are thick.

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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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300+ Digital Tools Crowdsourced by Educators #LT8Keys

Tom Murray

Over the past few months, I’ve had the opportunity to run a number of sessions for teachers, which started as sessions entitled, “Tools for Engagement.” All for the kids we serve, Blog Apps Crowdsource Digital Tools edtech Web Resources

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Flexible Content & Tools: Part 4 - An Interview With a Design Expert for Google's Education Tools

Education Elements

One of the biggest ways education has already changed is in the content and tools students engage with. This blog series is made up of interviews with education leaders who work with digital content, curricular resources, and instructional tools.

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The Future of Classroom Technology Tools

Education Elements

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.