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By Dion Norman | Ideas for integrating Technology in the Classroom

Apple may have already lost the battle to Google for a new generation of students

Chromebooks accounted for 58 percent of the 12.6 million mobile computing devices shipped to primary and secondary schools in the U.S. in 2016 — up from 50 percent in 2015.<p><i>A version of this essay was originally published at</i> <i>Tech.pinions</i><i>, a website dedicated to informed opinions, insight and</i> …

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Global Education: 21st Century skills

<i>Research has indicated that young people today are likely to have 17 jobs over five different careers after they leave school. Charles Fadel is a</i> …

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How Google Took Over the Classroom

CHICAGO — The sixth graders at Newton Bateman, a public elementary school here with a classic red brick facade, know the Google drill.<p>In a social-science class last year, the students each grabbed a Google-powered laptop. They opened Google Classroom, an app where teachers make assignments. Then …

Education

EduTech: With Swift Playgrounds, Apple has a chance to change programming forever

<i>EduTech is a 9to5Mac weekly series that focuses on technology’s application in education, lower and higher level, both for productivity and enjoyment. If you have suggestions for topics or specific questions you’d like to see answered, feel free to let me know. Catch up on past installments</i> …

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Lit Trips on Chromebooks with the New Google Earth

<b>Google Lit Trips</b> have been a popular learning activity for many years. With the new version of Google Earth, they are now available for <b>Chromebooks</b>!<p>If …

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Comparing Sharing Spaces: Google Classroom and SeeSaw

Every classroom needs sharing spaces. In addition to physical, face-to-face sharing spaces (walls, a data projector or TV, hallways) our classrooms …

Apple Classroom 2.0 Teacher Guide Download Out for Latest iPad Update | iPhone in Canada Blog - Canada's #1 iPhone Resource

by Gary Ng on Friday, April 7th, 2017 - 2:41pm PDT<p>Apple Classroom is an iPad app which allows teachers and students to learn together and collaborate …

BYOD? Which device should I buy?

In the type of learning environment needed to develop students ability to think, rather than what to think, there are many options of tools to assist …

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EduTech: How to integrate Chromebooks w/ Apple TV for seamless presentations & collaboration

<i>EduTech is a 9to5Mac weekly series that focuses on technology’s application in education, lower and higher level, both for productivity and enjoyment. If you have suggestions for topics or specific questions you’d like to see answered, feel free to let me know. Catch up on past installments here.</i><p>In …

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EduTech: What Apple can do to win back Chromebook users & improve the education system

<i>EduTech is a 9to5Mac weekly series that focuses on technology’s application in education, lower and higher level, both for productivity and enjoyment. If you have suggestions for topics or specific questions you’d like to see answered, feel free to let me know. Catch up on past installments …

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If You’re Serious About Designing Edtech Solutions, Start With the Learners

Growing up in San Francisco with parents who devoted their lives to the nonprofit and public education sectors, my primary contact with Google, …

Developing students' digital literacy

The issue<p>Even today’s students need support with some areas of digital practice, particularly in an academic context, so it’s important to make sure …

Sometimes A Little EdTech Can Make A Big Difference

I met Melissa Killion at an EdCamp session on the Flipped Classroom two years ago. Afterward, we talked for a while about our experiences on what had …

Flipped Classroom

EduTech: The best accessories for using iPad & iPad Pro in the classroom

<i>EduTech is a 9to5Mac weekly series that focuses on technology’s application in education, lower and higher level, both for productivity and enjoyment. If you have suggestions for topics or specific questions you’d like to see answered, feel free to let me know. Catch up on past installments here.</i><p>In …

Tablets

Using Video in the Classroom - Journey with Technology

I watched this video from Common Sense Media about improving the use of video in the classroom. Notice that it’s part of a playlist, and you may want …

The 3 R’s for Effective Tech Use: Reflect, Revise, Repeat

Recently I attended one of my favorite education conferences of the year, the ICE Conference (Illinois Computing Educators) in St. Charles, Illinois. …

Self-improvement

Using Online Collaboration Tools to Engage Students in Teamwork

Nothing is more frustrating to a teacher than lack of attention from students. You have spent several weeks or even months working on some project …

YouTube Channels You Must Follow if You Love Math

Are you one of those people who loves playing with numbers?<p>AdvertisementWhy this Ad?<p>This post is just apt for the math lovers. Below is a list of 10 …

Mathematics

How can we fully engage our students in digital learning?

Podcast: Download |<p>In this episode of the TeacherCast Podcast, I sit down with California educator and SMART Exemplary Educator Denesa Menge to …

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The Problem(s) with Choosing EdTech Tools for Your School

If you have ever been the lead teacher, technologist, or administrator tasked with finding the right tech tool for your school or district, here are …

Smart Ed-Tech Strategy That Comes From the Classroom

Three times Joseph Williams was asked to become technology director of Southern California’s Perris Union High School District.<p>Three times he refused.<p>…

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Planning Your Video Project - A Guide for Students

Similar Articles Added Earlier<p>This course develops foundational knowledge and awareness of the UNESCO ICT Competency Framework for Teachers (UNESCO …

The Principal’s Pet: A Cautionary Tale

No one likes it when an administrator plays favorites. But what if the favorite is you?<p><b>One of the most painful experiences of my teaching career had</b> …

21st Century Version of Ask 3 Before You Ask Me

The first month of school is exhausting! New students, new routines, and, for many of us, new curriculum. Getting kids acclimated to all the <i>newness</i> …

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21 Tools for Conducting Digital Formative Assessments

Conducting simple formative assessments is one way to measure what your students do or do not understand from the lessons that you have taught. There …

My Favorite Video Creation iPad Apps for Elementary School

When it comes to creating videos in elementary school there are some qualities needed in an iPad app that aren’t needed in apps for older students. …

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5 Tech Tools for Formative Assessment - Simplek12

Similar Articles Added Earlier<p>12 Great Formative Assessment Tools for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning on blended learning …

Chromebook Guidelines Chart for Teachers and Educators

February 22, 2017 For those of you using Chromebooks in their instruction, the chart below is a great resource to keep handy. The chart is based on …

EdTech Implementation: What it Will and Won't Do for Your Classroom

Advances in technology have brought about many benefits to the educational industry. With the benefits, though, have come a few drawbacks. In fact, …

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