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By Dion Norman | Ideas for integrating Technology in the Classroom

66 Question Checklist for Rolling Out Google Apps

Every day more and more schools move to <b>Google Apps for Education</b>. It is a powerful solution to meet many needs for students and staff. Some benefits …

Teaching SEL Is Easier With TeacherVision’s New FutureFit Resources

Future-Ready skills, Social Emotional Learning (SEL), 21st Century Skills—teachers know these skills are crucial to students’ success in the …

21st Century Skills

Do You Know the Edtech Adoption Rules in Your State? SETDA’s New Guide May Help.

What’s the difference between selling an education product to California versus Indiana—or any other state, for that matter?A new report from the …

Procurement

10 Tools for Your Students’ Creativity Toolbox

<b>“Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way.”</b> —Edward de Bono<p>When I write an article, I …

Creativity

9 Design tips to give your book a professional finish

Cathy Hunt, of iPad Art Room, is here to provide some effective design principles for making ebooks with Book Creator.<p>Many people know how to write a …

Digital Design

Three lessons from rigorous research on education technology

Students make use of technology while working in small groups. Photo: Meredith KolodnerSchool district administrators and principals are inundated …

Education

AI in Education Will Grow Exponentially by 2021

By Meghan Bogardus CortezTeachers will get a boost in efficiency thanks to machine-learning tools.

Machine Learning

40+ Educational Apps to Try Out in 2017

Educating all Children and the power of technology

The aspiration to educate all children in the world is relatively recent. A product of the inclusion of the right to education in the Universal declaration of Human Rights in 1947, it produced one of the most remarkable transformations in the shared experience of humanity. I call these efforts to …

Education

This iPad synthesiser lets you play almost any sound

SyndtSphere may be just about the most flexible music instrument ever. It is also an iPad app. Klevgränd’s SyndtSphere can be a piano, a violin, a flute, a bass, but it can also be anything in-between. If you ever struggled to find the exact sound you wanted out of a synthesizer, then should try …

Synthesizers

8 digital life skills all children need – and a plan for teaching them

A generation ago, IT and digital media were niche skills. Today, they are a core competency necessary to succeed in most careers.<p>That’s why digital …

Digital Citizenship

Informational Research and Book Creator - Book Creator app

Coyote research project<p>We have been working on the genre of informational writing over the past month and just finished up a piece on coyotes. I have …

Using non-linear stories to gamify your books

Book Creator was one of the first apps we installed on our school iPads in 2011 and we have gone on to use it across the whole of Key Stage 1 and 2. …

Resources for teachers

Make audio hotspots invisible in Book Creator<p>Use VoiceOver in iBooks to read Alt Text<p>3x3 Magic Squares<p>Create virtual dioramas<p>Create a "talking …

50 Things You Can Do with Google Classroom

My school is FINALLY a Google Apps for Education (GAfE) School! I’m beyond thrilled. Last year, I could not use Google Classroom because only GAfE …

Education

ISTE’s 5 Tech Trends to Watch This School Year

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Aug. 28, 2017— International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)<p>CEO Richard Culatta says we’re at a tipping point when it …

Google for Education Tour – Reimagining education with technology

Google for Education Tour<br>Reimagining education with technology<p>REGISTER NOW<p>What's the role of technology in education?<p>How do we prepare students to be …

Education

Book Creator, Minecraft, and the film festival award - Book Creator app

This is the remarkable story of just how far you can go with an iPad, a few apps and a spark of creativity.<p>I wrote before about how we use Book …

Why all school leaders need to be digital leaders

What is the role of the school principal? In my role managing schools, it’s a question I often ask both the principals in the schools I run, and …

Poor Students Face Digital Divide in How Teachers Learn to Use Tech

America's most innovative schools constantly help teachers learn to use technology. But in many high-poverty schools, the barriers to good teacher …

Education

Top 10 Google Expeditions & Cardboard Tips!

<b>1. Get Your Viewer</b><p>Purchase a cardboard online at:<br>> Google: goo.gl/hwYVSr<br>> Amazon: goo.gl/EqaTtC<br>> Web: goo.gl/yZPm7e<p><b>2. Download the Cardboard App</b><p>> …

Google Slides: Add Your Webcam - Teacher Tech

Record Your Face Into Google Slides<p>When creating Google Slides for instructional purposes consider including a short video from your webcam …

The Difference Between Technology Use And Technology Integration

<b>The Difference Between Technology Use And Technology Integration</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>Using technology for learning makes sense. Technology creates …

Get Started with Coding in the Classroom

Teaching Strategies for Coding<p>Practical tips and advice to help you plan engaging and inclusive coding lessons in your classroom<p>Looking for more …

A New Interesting Periodic Table of Technology for Students

September 4, 2017<br>Below is an interesting periodic table created and share by the Beacon.The Periodic Table of Technology is created to help students …

Being a Future Ready Librarian

In the last few weeks, I have had numerous inquiries about my flexible schedule and how I started it. Most people have been very positive about it …

7 Favorite Apps to Use with Book Creator

You probably know by now that I’m a huge fan of Book Creator. I love apps that help students demonstrate their understanding and tell their stories. …

Education

3 of my Favorite School #Podcasting #Equipment Recommendations

Is your school interested in getting its feet wet in the world of audio or video? Here are three suggestions for your next studio project.The post 3 …

Education

Learn how to bring video into your school today using the @Padcaster and your iPad

The Padcaster is an all in one solution to video creators looking to bring their iPad on the road to create live broadcasts. Read our full reviewThe …

Microphones