Tag: technology

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 […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms

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 […]

Continuous Development, Education Tech, Educational Forms

Common Sense, Center for Humane Technology call for tech addiction awareness in schools

February 9, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Ultimately, Harris describes the educational use of tech platforms students are using outside of class as “racing to the bottom,” comparing it to the sell of fast food or junk food prior to high-quality competitors. As EdSurge notes, Common Sense […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

How a student-loved technology helps a university with financial aid

January 19, 2018

Via: eCampus News

In 2014, Western Union made a surprising discovery when surveying millennials about their financial habits: More than 20 percent of them had never written a check. This may seem unusual to those of us from older generations. After all, many […]

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 […]

Education Tech, Featured

How do teachers choose the right tech tools?

January 3, 2018

Via: Kelly Redmond

Nowadays the market holds an infinity of applications and software programs, all striving to improve teaching and learning. They can’t all be for real. Or are they? When having to choose the most beneficial educational tech tools, some teachers may […]