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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

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

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 […]


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

Understanding the Limits of Education Technology and Risk Taking in Schools

January 9, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

Eva Moskowitz, the founder of New York City’s Success Academy, set the tone for this year’s NY Edtech conference by telling the crowd of 1,400 techies, entrepreneurs, researchers and educators that she may have some “unpopular perspectives” on edtech. Then, […]


Education Tech

​Blockchain, Bitcoin and the Tokenization of Learning

January 9, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

In 2014, Kings College in New York became the first university in the U.S. to accept Bitcoin for tuition payments, a move that seemed more of a PR stunt than the start of some new movement. Much has changed since […]


Education Tech

A Free Online Certified Program to Help Educators Make Better Use of Technology in Class

September 1, 2017

Via: Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The popular CK-12 platform is offering a free online certified program. CK-12 Certified Educator Program is designed to help educators make better use of technology in the classroom. It offers educators a variety of online sessions to learn key skills […]


Education Tech

Survey shows room for STEM ed improvement

September 1, 2017

Via: Education Dive

Many STEM supporters, in both the private and public sectors, fear that shortages of qualified potential STEM employees is only going to grow in the years to come. The Smithsonian Science Education Center found that “STEM-related jobs grew at three […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Education Technology Vendors in Higher Ed: Friends or Foes?

July 7, 2017

Via: Ed Surge

During recent interviews with education technology decision-makers at institutions of higher education, I was struck by the sometimes extreme views formed about vendors during the process of procuring tools to support teaching and learning. Company representatives are anathema to some, […]


Education Tech

These edtech tools are perfect for hastle-free assessments

June 15, 2017

Via: eSchool News

With the shift in education towards data-driven instruction, teachers spend inordinate amounts of time on assessments: checking for understanding, formative assessment, summative assessment, quizzes, tests, essays, research papers, projects and any other way they can think of to not only […]