Christine Edwards

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Language Learning

An Interesting Digital Taxonomy for Teachers

July 10, 2017 After posting about Bloom's Digital Taxonomy Verbs we received a number of emails from teachers inquiring about iPad apps aligned with …

iPad Apps

Access Tons of Free Digital Textbooks to Use in Your Teaching

July 1, 2017 A couple of months ago we shared a collection of some of the best websites that offer open digital textbooks (e.g. OER Commons, Open …

Textbooks

12 Excellent iPad Apps for 1:1 Classrooms

July 4, 2017 If you are lucky enough to be teaching in a 1:1 classroom below is a collection of very good iPad apps for you to check out. These are …

iPad Apps

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – Speech to Text in Word, Docs, and Email

A couple of weeks ago Microsoft released a new speech-to-text tool called Dictate. Dictate is a free add-in for Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and …

Education Technology

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – Ten Ways to Use Google Earth In Your Classroom

During the ISTE conference at the end of June Google announced that Google Earth can now be added into your G Suite for Education domain. This means …

Education Technology

Tech It Up Tuesday: 50 Tools & Apps for Showcasing Student Knowledge

Are you ready for the first summer edition of “Tech It Up Tuesday”, a weekly series in which I share an edtech tool, app, site or other resource that …

Breaking News, Latest News, Headlines & Videos

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Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – How to Use Book Creator’s New Web App

Book Creator is a fantastic and popular iPad app for creating multimedia books. This month the Book Creator team brought their iPad app to the web. …

Education Technology

There's No Excuse for Being a Tech Jerk | Inc.com

These aren't the best of times for the tech industry. Every day another jerk emerges as the latest poster boy of ego and entitlement, someone who can't figure out how to keep his hands to himself and/or his ugly mouth shut. And the many feeble attempts and faux justifications made in the name of …

Sacrosanct

Schools Are Missing What Matters About Learning

Curiosity is underemphasized in the classroom, but research shows that it is one of the strongest markers of academic success.<p>When Orville Wright, of the Wright brothers fame, was told by a friend that he and his brother would always be an example of how far someone can go in life with no special …

Education
Education Technology

Top 6 Digital Transformation Trends In Education

This is a continuation of my series looking at how digital transformation has impacted every industry. Today’s focus is on educational trends.<p>Educators from all grade-levels are coming to realize the benefits of technology in the classroom. Typically, education is one of the last industries to make …

Education Technology

Teaching Problem Solving Skills

Starting the school year off by teaching problem solving techniques is crucial for building a sense of community in the classroom. It also means you …

Teaching

Google opens Expeditions VR education app to the public

Google has long sold its Cardboard VR format as a super-accessible platform for getting people into virtual reality. One of their major initiatives for it has been in education markets through its Google Expeditions program, which allows students to get in the center of 360-degree photos and 3D …

Virtual Reality