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By Dion Norman | Ideas for integrating Technology in the Classroom

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

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, …

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> …

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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Pedagogy

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 …

Education Technology

EduTech: How to get the most out of your .edu email address with discounted software + hardware, 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.</i><p>In the first installment of …

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4 Apps that Bring Daily Classroom Activities into the 21st Century

<i>By Gary Darling</i><p>The readying of students for a world in which digital proficiency is essential for the workplace and every other area where people …

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5 Radically Different Approaches to Technology in Schools

Not long ago, I was checking email when a Google doc notification popped up. It was from my son Will, who was then in second grade. The document he was sharing was a school project about the ancient Romans. I had no idea my 7-year-old knew how to research bygone civilizations, let alone use and …

Education Technology

Book Creator is coming to the web

Since it’s launch in 2011, Book Creator for iPad has gone on to become one of the best-selling Education apps on the App Store, with over 25 million …

Get students learning by MAKING quizzes instead of TAKING quizzes.

<b>QuizPedia is a fun and engaging learning tool that can be used in primary education and onwards. And it’s free</b>!<p><b>How is it different to a typical quiz</b> …

15 Great iPad Apps for the Educational Podcast Creator or Consumer

Are you interested in learning more about podcasts? Perhaps you are looking to create a podcast for yourself or your classroom and don’t know where …

Apps

Can Edtech Support—and Even Save—Educational Research?

There is a crisis engulfing the social sciences. What was thought to be known about psychology—based on published results and research—is being …

Research

The Trends and Challenges Shaping Technology Adoption In Schools

Every year for the past 15 years the New Media Consortium and the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) have been taking the pulse of where …

Learning

EdTech That Fuels Interest-Driven Learning

Set tailored targets with pricey but worth-it kit of tools, strategies<p>Grades Pre-K-12<p>Type Website<p>Price Free to Try, Paid<p>Common Sense Rating 4<p>Teacher …

Education Technology

How to make a 3 Shot Movie on iPads and Chromebooks

Recently I worked with a class who wanted to enter a local competition to win Basketball tickets for a big game. The challenge was to create a 30 …

Filmmaking

8 of The Best Audio Recording Apps for Teachers and Students

February 2, 2017<br>Below is a collection of some of our favourite audio recording apps for iPad. Whether you want to capture an idea or thought on the …

Education Technology

7 New EdTech Tools for Teachers

QuoteItWith.Me is a free site where students learn to avoid plagiarism while turning the nuts and bolts of source citations into academic-quality …

Education Technology

6 Ed Tech Tools to Try in 2017

<b>Listen to this post as a podcast (sponsored by Kiddom):</b><p>It’s that time again!!<p>To celebrate the launch of my brand-new, fully redesigned <b>Teacher’s Guide</b> …

Going Gradeless: Student Self-Assessment in PBL

Use the SE2R model to provide feedback on our two PBL projects per quarter via documents created on Google Classroom. There would be no grades …

Pedagogy

LearnLaunch to Embed Edtech Startups at a New England Primary School

In trying to perfect their products, tech entrepreneurs often say it’s crucial to receive direct feedback from their end users. That’s not always …

Education Technology

Tech Coaching is about Relationships not Tech

Most tech coaches end up in the role of tech coach or Tech TOSA (Teacher On Special Assignment) because they are good at using tech and integrating …

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