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By Dion Norman | Ideas for integrating Technology in the Classroom

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 …

Education

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, …

Education

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 …

Education Technology

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 …

iOS

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 …

Education Technology

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. …

Education Technology

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 …

Education Technology

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 …

Education Technology

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 …

Education Technology

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>…

Education

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> …

Professional Development

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> …

Social Media

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. …

Education Technology

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

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, …

Education Technology

Are We Innovating, or Just Digitizing Traditional Teaching?

A few months ago, I noticed an increased amount of discussion around the notion of blended learning. Many of these conversations started on a similar …

Learning

This New Technology Simplifies "Proof of Concepts" For Both Startups And Enterprises

A new platform for both running and discovering PoCs seeks to disrupt the PoC ecosystem, and solve several significant problems.<p>One of the biggest challenges facing technology startups (and many other technology companies) is getting established businesses to run "Proof of Concepts" - that is, …

Innovation

EduTech: The best iOS apps for keeping track of assignments, due dates, and more

<i>EduTech is a new 9to5Mac weekly series that will focus 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> …

iOS

Making Technology Integration Awesome

It’s a challenge to make effective, transformative use of technology in the classroom. This year, I’ve been working with a small group of teacher …

Education Technology

Edtech and Elearning: Top 100 Influencers and Brands

September is approaching, the #BackToSchool promotions are in full swing, students are getting their exam results and thinking about higher …

Education Technology

808 Edtech Educational Technology Youtube Channel

Are you looking for a way to get some great ideas for your classroom in the area of educational technology?<p>If so, check out my new channel …

Education Technology

To Build Students' Critical Thinking Skills, We Need to Give Them a Platform

« The Secret to Building Great Ed-Tech Products? Getting Teachers Involved | Main<p>| No comments<p>By Shona Rose<p>When I teach writing, many of my students …

How to Make Technology in Classrooms Effective and Exciting

So, you've got a room full of technology—and a mandate to use it. What's next?<p>Technology in classrooms is about more than just pleasing the …