Tag: ed-tech

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

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 […]

Education Tech

Google Drive Shortcut Sheets for Teachers

February 23, 2018

Via: Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Google has recently introduced a number of new features to enhance the overall functionality of Google Drive and its services Docs, Sheets, and Slides. The most recent feature we covered here is the ability to annotate and add comments on […]

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Simple Assessment Feature from Otus Learning Platform

February 21, 2018

Via: Class Tech Tips

The team at Otus has revamped a popular feature to make creating assessments easier for teachers using their robust learning platform. After hearing lots of feedback from current users, they decided to make a simple assessment feature so every teacher […]

Education Tech

Here Is A New Digital Curation Web Tool for Teachers and Students

February 21, 2018

Via: Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Webjets is a new information management tool we discovered through a post by Larry Ferlazzo. Webjets provides you with an intuitive platform where you can collect, save and organize digital content. Besides content curation, you can also use Webjets to […]

Education Tech

5 tips for managing low-tech assessment with high-tech tools

February 1, 2018

Via: eSchool News

While most large-scale assessments are moving toward online delivery, many still integrate a traditional pencil-and-paper element. In today’s digital world, paper may seem comparatively low tech, but there are high-tech tools available to help manage all that paper. Here are […]

Education Tech

What’s on the horizon for ed tech in 2018?

January 18, 2018

Via: Education Dive

There’s no shortage of tech trends impacting K-12 classrooms today. Many are still making the transition to device-driven, digital resource models and figuring out how to best use open educational resources (OER), and innovations like makerspaces are reaching maturity and […]

Education Tech

Why We Need Controversy In Our Classrooms

January 17, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

Ask any teacher about teaching about a controversial topic, and most will tell you to avoid it at any cost. School administrators hate controversy and will often discourage teachers from discussing hot topics in their classrooms at all. Teachers routinely […]

Education Tech

Virtual and Interactive Resources for Science Teachers

January 16, 2018

Via: Free Technology for Teachers

Virtual labs have come a long way in recent years. While nothing compares to completing a hands-on lab in an actual science classroom, sometimes it isn’t possible. Cost and access to equipment are possible obstacles. Other barriers include location. As […]

Education Tech

5 Big Ideas for Education Innovation in 2018

January 11, 2018

Via: Education Next

Last year saw a flurry of activity in support of personalized learning, new school designs, and new approaches to K-12 education policy. Looking ahead, education innovators have their work cut out for them in 2018. Some of this work requires […]