Trees: All Things Edtech

By Bret Biørnstad | A curation of all things edtech

How to Force a Docs Copy WITH Pre-Loaded Comments to Help your Students

We are always looking for new and improved ways to provide additional assistance to our students when they are doing digital work. Recently Google …

Chrome Web Store

organize, read and share what matters to you.

Feedly connects you to the information and knowledge you care about. We help you get more out of you work, education, hobbies and interests. The …

4 New Google Slides Features to Help You Create Professional Presentations

September , 2017 Google Slides has recently released a number of interesting new features to help you create professional presentations. Most of …

M-learning

Creating Infographics & Visually Impactful Presentations: Getting Started with @Canva #edtech

Infographics are a great way for students to visually represent information they are learning about. There are a variety of infographic tools out …

Infographics

Snapchat, Instagram, YouTube, Oh My! 4 Tools for Picting in the Classroom

We’ve all heard it before: “A picture is worth a thousand words.” That famous idiom (or is it a cliche?) first appeared in a 1911 newspaper and has …

Social Media

Getting Animated With Google Slides and Screencastify

<i>I’m going to go into some detail about the process my class used to animate our Google Slides, but I got all my information from Sam Patterson’s blog</i> …

Mockups

Different Approaches To Using Student Blogs And Digital Portfolios

More and more educators are discovering the importance of having their students build some form of digital presence. Blogging is an excellent way for …

Teaching

Learn Digital Skills to Solve Everyday Tasks

Edutopia’s New Resources on Digital Citizenship

Digital Citizenship is always a hot topic with both educators and their schools. I have long been critical of the “stranger danger” focus of most …

Digital Citizenship

8 Great YouTube Resources

As our schools are (slowly) getting more technology, and we can bring our classrooms to the 21st century, it is both amazing and overwhelming the …

Learning

Here Is A Great Tool to Help You Create Beautiful Classroom Visuals

October 25, 2017 Over the last few years we reviewed and shared a wide variety of educational web tools and mobile apps teachers can use to create …

M-learning

169 Tech Tip #99: Need Email Accounts for Registration? Try This

In these<b> 169</b> tech-centric situations, you get an overview of pedagogy—the tech topics most important to your teaching—as well as practical strategies …

Education

Google Slides: Find an Individual Student’s Slide

Find an Individual Student Slide in Collaborative Google Slides When designing lessons my first thing I consider is “how will student’s collaborate?” …

Typing

8 Must-Have Classroom Presentation Apps and Tools

It’s important for teachers to master the art of presenting engaging lectures that keep kids interested in the material as the weeks wear on. …

Prezi

A custom solution: Creating a Google Custom Search Engine

How do we keep our kids focused in their free Web searches while we ensure their discovery of the stuff we know is worthy of discovering? A Google …

Google

Best ways to take notes in OneNote 2016

Notes come in a variety of styles and are written in an even greater number of ways. OneNote has just added a few more of each into the mix.When you …

Microsoft OneNote

A Toolkit for Video in the Classroom

<i>This article originally appeared on Usable Knowledge from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Read the original version here.</i><p>After a three-year …

Harvard

Padlet: Collaborative and Multimedia Mind Mapping Tool

<i>Post by EdTechTeacher Instructor – Rosey McQuillan @romcquill</i><p>Available as a web-based tool or an iPad application, Padlet allows teachers and …

Mind Mapping

Integrate Technology Effectively! Tip: Brainstorm

Brainstorming is an important process students need to learn to do when innovating, creating, and problem-solving with technology. Brainstorming …

Mind Mapping

It’s My Birthday, Make Me a Spreadsheet

The Answer is Always a Spreadsheet It’s my birthday today (Oct 6) and it would make me super happy if you tried making a spreadsheet! I LOVE …

Amazing

Turn OneNote Into Your Personal Cliff Notes Collection

Making notes on a novel? Here’s why you need to do it in OneNote and create your own cliff notes collection. Book assignments are a staple of …

Microsoft OneNote

No Coding Required to Create, Share Apps

Committee for Children, creator of the Second Step Program, partners w...<p>The personalized literacy provider will use the funds to enhance its …

Six Strategies for Virtual Field Trips

As a school librarian, I always thought of the notion of <i>collection</i> as expansive. Collections might include any of the experiences we discover, as …

School Libraries

Share to Classroom

Impact Report Shows NTN Better Prepares Students for College and Life

We think school networks are one of the most important innovations that bring positive change to schools in the modern era of K-12 education. Schools …

Organize yourself (and maybe others) via Google Keep

In the last few weeks, I started back to work after summer vacation and began my regular consults at several schools. I am focusing on taking better …

32 Educational Websites Organized by Content Area

September 14, 2017<br>Now that you are settled back in your classrooms ready to start a new school year you probably have already made plans on how and …

M-learning

Teacher's Guide On How to Use iPad to Give Digital Feedback to Students

September , 2017<br>In this short interactive guide, Daniel Toms (One Best Thing team ) walks you through the different ways you can use iPads in your …

M-learning

CoSN Horizon Report > 2017 K-12 Edition

What is on the five-year horizon for K-12 schools worldwide? Which trends and technologies will drive educational change? What are the challenges …

Education