Category: Education Tech

Continuous Development, Education Tech, Educational Forms

13 Standards For A Near-Future School

April 19, 2018

Via: TeachThought

In 2018, an “unconnected classroom”—that is, one without social components, digital media output, authentic and highly visible school-to-school and school-to-community functions, and personal learning for each student through mobile and adaptive technology for each student—is seen as appropriately cautious. Perhaps […]

Education Tech

What research says about virtual reality in classrooms

April 18, 2018

Via: eSchool News

While we’ve been inundated over the past few years with the promises and potentials of virtual reality (VR), it’s been tough to slice through the hype to find facts, especially the kind of trustworthy research on VR adoption, effects, and […]

Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Can a ‘Family of Bots’ Reshape College Teaching?

April 13, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

Can college students tell the difference between a human teaching assistant and a chatbot? A Georgia Tech computer scientist has been pursuing that question for several years. And the answer has profound implications for the future of college teaching. Ashok […]

Education Tech

Why Effective Digital Learning Shouldn’t Disrupt Traditional Teaching Techniques

April 12, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

In my work as a digital learning specialist, I’m charged with helping teachers try new classroom strategies and learn to use the technology tools that make those strategies possible. Yet, even after three years in this role at my current […]

Education Tech

Tech holds great promise for students with autism

April 11, 2018

Via: eSchool News

Research indicates that due to a heightened interest in visual materials combined with strong visual processing capabilities, many individuals with autism benefit from using technology. From devices to apps to smart-home implementations, technology can help improve daily life for those […]

Education Tech

How To Use Empatico to Connect Classrooms Across the World

April 5, 2018

Via: Class Tech Tips

What does it look like to connect classrooms across the world? Last year I shared Empatico on my blog and this year I had to chance to meet some folks behind this fantastic resource for educators. If you haven’t heard […]

Education Tech

7 New EdTech Tools for Teachers

April 4, 2018

Via: Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Back to you with another new EdTech tools list. These are web tools and extensions to be featured in our blog for the first time. We collect these resources from our email piles and sometimes, like in today’s work, we […]

Education Tech

Interoperability would make data more valuable to educators

April 3, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Simply put: Schools and districts can gather all of the student data in the world, but it won’t mean a thing if they don’t have the means to easily interpret and make use of it. Part of the promise of […]

Education Tech

4 surefire ways to get more for your edtech dollar

February 27, 2018

Via: eSchool News

As warmer weather approaches, students start looking to spring break with excitement as a sign that the end of the school year is near. Not so for school IT directors, who are trying to determine how they will accomplish all […]

Education Tech

How Google Apps For Education Can Be Used In Your Classroom

February 26, 2018

Via: TeachThought

Like Apple and Microsoft, Google also wants a place in your classroom. Google Apps for Education is a free suite of cloud-based tools created by Google to use in your classroom. You probably knew that part, and likely have a […]