Education Technology

10 Digital Portfolio Options – A PDF Handout

Over the course of the school year our students create some fantastic digital products. Building a digital portfolio is a great way for students to …


Future of Edutech Sector: India in 2050

Technology is all set to make inroads in future education. We are set to witness a learning approach that will make use of a combination of learning …

Augmented Reality

Dunce’s App

Behavior management apps are, in many ways, a culmination of B.F. Skinner's vision for "teaching machines."


Practical Ed Tech Live - Episode 15


For Ed Tech to Be Successful, 'It Has to Come From Teachers'

Educational technology companies, like ClassDojo, have tapped teachers to give input on product designs.


Critical Knowledge: 4 Domains More Important Than Academics

Ask a Tech Teacher<p>As a teacher, I spend a lot of time preparing lesson plans. Most don’t survive the first five minutes in front of my students but …


Asleep at the Switch: Schoolhouse Commercialism, Student Privacy, and the Failure of Policymaking

Digital technologies used in schools are increasingly being harnessed to amplify corporate marketing and profit-making and extend the reach of …


How Technology is Now Empowering Educators

Bridging the gap between digital and the classroom.<p>Digital transformation is disrupting every industry, and education is no exception. Global investment in edtech companies is increasing rapidly, with some reports predicting a total of $252 billion in investments by 2020. Investors aren't the only …


The History of STEM vs. STEAM Education (and the Rise of STREAM)

By Amy PietrowskiOne K–12 educator offers an example of truly cross-curricular education.


Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – A Summer of G Suite Updates – A Handout

Over the summer Google released a bunch of updates to some of the G Suite products that teachers and students use most. During the summer I published …


Early Learning Faces Obstacles and Inequities—Here's How Edtech Can Help

Remember the days when Farmer Eddie taught youngsters what the pig and cow says by pulling the See 'n Say string? Edtech for early learners has come …


Get to Know Google Forms & Sheets in This Week’s Practical Ed Tech Webinar

Throughout the year I host many professional development webinars at The next one in my Tech Tuesday series is Google Forms & …


EdTech Websites by Category

• This resource contains a collection of educational technology websites divided into categories<br>• I have successfully utilized all of these amazing …


Flipgrid: Ideas for Using Newly Released @Flipgrid Features #edtech

Flipgrid is a wonderful way to spark video discussion in your classroom. One of the best things about Flipgrid is how simple it is to use. There are …


10 questions about edtech to ask your kid’s teacher

From flipped classrooms to bring-your-own-device programs, what you need to know if your school is going edtech<p>Is your school beefing up computer labs, getting wired, buying devices, and investing in teacher tech training? Are you hearing more about “blended learning,” “flipped classrooms,” and …


Ed Tech Digest

Three years ago, in another somewhat futile attempt to reduce the backlog of resources I want to share, I began this occasional “Ed Tech Digest” post …


Are We Designing Girls Out of Education Technology?

This week, a software engineer at Google was fired for writing a widely-derided internal memo, critiquing the company’s diversity efforts for …


12 Good Word Cloud Generators for Teachers and Students

August , 2017 A word cloud is a visual representation of the frequencies of words in a text. Teachers can use word clouds for a variety of …


Here's how new tech could democratize education - SectorWatch

EdTech, or educational technology, companies raised over $1 billion in new capital in 2016. Here's how this growing sector can affect millions of students across the nation.


Eight Lessons Learned From Piloting the Rapid Cycle Evaluation Coach

“Mrs. Lowerre’s class” by diane horvath is licensed under CC BY 2.0. <br>For the last 18 months, the Office of Educational Technology at the U.S. …


Risky Practices With Students' Data Security Are Common, Survey Suggests

Over two-thirds of participants responded to survey questions in a way indicating that they could have exposed students' or employees' personally …


Educational Technology/Technical Support Specialist

Do you know someone who should apply for this job? Send this job posting to him or her! We'll send an email and include the job details and a link to …


Google Outpaces Other Tech Companies as the Most Trusted Brand

By Meghan Bogardus CortezA new survey shows efficacy in the tech giant’s domination of the market.


Four Can't-Miss Education Conferences for EdTech Leaders

« Is Digital Equity the Civil Rights Issue of the Day? | Main | Why Neuroscience Should Be Taught in Teacher-Preparation Programs »<p>| No comments<p>The …


8 Elements of a stimulating computing classroom

<i>In 2012 I wrote an article called The Stimulating Classroom. Much of it was still relevant in 2016, so I republished it with some minor amendments.</i> …


Practical Ed Tech Live - Episode #14


ACT Invests in Venture Capital Firm, Cites Alignment on Ed Tech, Equity

The testing organization has made a $10.8 million "strategic investment" in New Markets Venture Partners.The post ACT Invests in Venture Capital …

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How Classroom Furniture Has Evolved in the Last Decade

By Meghan Bogardus CortezSince 2007, flexible and collaborative learning spaces have been on the rise.


New Chromebook Tools Promote Media Literacy

By Meghan Bogardus CortezApps for the popular device help students navigate the web.


Students Want Access to More Online Classes and Mobile Learning

By Meghan Bogardus CortezA new study finds that students are using tech for self-directed learning outside of school.