Educational Technology Tools and Trends

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The Top 10 Ways Blogs And WordPress Are Used In Schools

Since Edublogs began back in 2005, the definition of blogging has expanded greatly. Nowadays, a blog is simply a blank canvas that can be brought to …

Why Some Schools Pay More Than Others When Buying From Apple

When administrators in Ohio’s Mentor Public Schools were buying MacBooks during the 2015-16 school year, the local Best Buy was offering a lower …

Education Technology

How Do We Know When Technology Helps—or Hurts—the Classroom? Educators at ISTE Weigh In

column | Research<p>How Do We Know When Technology Helps—or Hurts—the Classroom? Educators at ISTE Weigh In<p>By Mary Jo Madda (Columnist)     Jun 30, …

Education Technology

Putting Learning First With New Tech Tools

Designing rigorous learning experiences in a tech-rich classroom requires us to take a step back and think about the ways technology can elevate and …

Coding Across the Curriculum

Elementary School<p>These sites and apps can be used independently by upper elementary students, and kids as young as kindergarten may have fun working …

5 Trends for Successful EdTech Deployments in 2018

<i>In the coming year, a shortlist of what’s likely to impact the field.</i> GUEST COLUMN | by Charles Duarte<b>While students are</b> looking forward to an …

Three EdTech Trends to Watch in 2018

Analysis from an experienced educator and edtech company director of instructional strategy. GUEST COLUMN | by Kellie Ady Earlier this year, my …

Six Things Principals Are Thinking When They Get Pitched Edtech

As a principal, I get pinged by edtech providers almost every day. Everyone has a new solution that is going to “disrupt” my school. Most of the time …

Education Technology

7 Very Good Apps Students Can Use to Create Digital Flashcards

November 2, 2017 Here is a collection of some of our favourite apps for creating flashcards on iPad or iPhone. Students can use them to help with …

4 Skills Tech Industry Employees Say Today’s Students Need to Succeed

By Meghan Bogardus CortezFrom communication to STEM experience, these experts offer tips on future readiness.

We Need Cellphones In School Because They’re Distracting

“Technology is anything that wasn’t around when you were born.” US computer scientist Alan Kay, 1989. Earlier this week Brian Aspinall shared the …

Letting Students Use Mobile Devices for Learning Limits Distraction

The cliché of a teenager’s love of the telephone dates back to the rotary model.<p>For the 21st century teen, that phone is now a smartphone with …

Meet the High Schooler Shaking Up Artificial Intelligence

Since its founding by Elon Musk and others nearly two years ago, nonprofit research lab OpenAI has published dozens of research papers. One posted …

Artificial Intelligence

Three Ways Parents Can Make Digital Media a Positive for Young Kids

Digital technologies have added a new element of anxiety to family life for many parents. A lot of kids now have access to mobile devices, which …

An Academic Use for Social Media

Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, and even Snapchat are tools that our students use and that we can leverage in the classroom to help practice …

Social Media

ISTE’s 5 Tech Trends to Watch This School Year

<b>WASHINGTON, DC - August 28, 2017 -</b> International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) CEO Richard Culatta says we're at a tipping point when it …

The 2017 Honor Roll: EdTech’s Must-Read K–12 IT Blogs

You don’t have to look hard to find an education blogger. The internet is full of experts ready to share their knowledge.<p>But who are the trendsetters …

Education Technology

The fascinating link between Minecraft and SEL

Educators across the globe are using Minecraft in intricate ways, and they are discovering how the sandbox game can help students with social and …

5 female coders you have probably never heard of who changed the world

Computer programming is a field dominated by men, right?<p>Well, in terms of sheer numbers that’s true. Data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics …

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Trolls, Catfish, Cyberbullies—Oh My! How to Help Students Stay ‘Internet Kind’

Open up a new tab, and do a quick Google Search for “The Internet is full of…”I’m guessing your autocomplete looks similar to mine: “The Internet is …

TEACHER VOICE: Ready for kindergarten? Here are the apps that can help make the difference

A high school library in a school district in Mentor, Ohio, was redesigned to fit the school’s vision for blended learning. Photo: Nichole …

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Codecademy adds new intensive options to help beginners learn code quicker

Codecademy is one of the most popular sites to learn software development online, having recently passed the 45 million user milestone. Now, in an attempt to formalize its offering and make a profit, the company has launched three new professional paid products, which offer a much more detailed and …

Empowering Students to be Technology Leaders — “Techsperts!”

Empowering Students to be Technology Leaders — “Techsperts!”<p>WONDERful Advice from our WW Guest Blogger<p>It’s no secret that students often know how to …

15 real classroom uses for Minecraft

These days, it seems like Minecraft is second-nature for many kids (mine included). The beauty of Minecraft lies in its sandbox nature--students can …

How to navigate the new device-agnostic classroom

Technology in the classroom is nothing new; most of today’s educators have embraced the ability to draw upon an increasingly diverse array of digital …

Adding Eye-Popping Visuals for High-Impact Learning!

Image Source Communicating information visually can remix a text-heavy class, catch students’ eyes, and cater to visual learners’ preferences. Below, …

7 Reasons and Resources for EdTech Gamification in Education

It comes as no surprise that many are seeking ways to introduce new and innovative EdTech games into their curriculum. Should you join them in giving …

5 Apps to Transform Teaching and Personalize Learning

• Whole-group instruction<br>• Guided practice<br>• Independent practice<br>• Reflection<p>1. Personalize whole-group instruction and gather formative data.<p>Whole-group …