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20 Must-use Education Technology Tools. Educators may feel sometimes like they’re on an island with little help in sight.

20 Must-use Education Technology Tools

But as technology teaching resources go, it may encourage you to learn that there are a number of online solutions available to help promote education from teaching reading basics to organizing classroom activities and encouraging civic involvement. Here are 20 of the most promising new apps, websites and online education technology tools or services every teacher should be using to help improve classroom learning: Collaborize Classroom — A free online collaborative platform designed to complement classroom instruction with additional activities, assignments and discussions that can be accessed online.

Cool Math — A collection of games that are designed to be safe to use in the classroom, covering a variety of math subjects as well as reading, science and geography. DoSomething.org — With a new call-to-action every week, DoSomething.org encourages teens to band together and work for positive social change. 9 Essential Online Tools For Distance Learning - eLearning Industry. Let’s begin by allaying your fears.

9 Essential Online Tools For Distance Learning - eLearning Industry

Online tools for distance learning will not replace you as the teacher. At least, not yet. Instead, they offer unique opportunities to teach in different ways that aren’t possible in traditional classrooms. And that is something that should always be embraced. But rather than replacing normal teachers, they seem to enhance their lessons. So don’t be afraid of the new online tools for distance learning that are out there. 1. The modern classroom isn’t complete without a collaborative website that allows you to put together videos as a group. 2.

Scribble might not be the most complex of tools, but I personally see that as a bonus rather than a hindrance, as it means it’s in everybody’s reach. 3. Need something with a bit more oomph than Scribble? The Top 10 Ed-Tech Tools Suggested by Teacher Experts - Market Brief. By Swaroop Raju, co-founder of eduCanon.

The Top 10 Ed-Tech Tools Suggested by Teacher Experts - Market Brief

Yes, there are a ton of great ed-tech tools out there, but which ones should you be adopting for your classroom? One of the best ways to narrow your choices is to get in touch with experts. I sent an email out to ed-tech experts (and great teachers) asking for their recommendations. Here are the top 10 responses from master teachers. I hope some of these tools will be useful for you too: 1. Jennifer Appell, U.S. history and law teacher at Bonney Lake High School: “I love using GAFE- Google Apps For Education. 2. eduCanon Trent Goldsmith, accounting, economics and business teacher at Waverly High School: “I use eduCanon in my classroom due to its compatibility with a blended classroom. The 31 Educational Web Tools Every Teacher Should Know about.

Below is a list I have been working on for the last couple of days.

The 31 Educational Web Tools Every Teacher Should Know about

This list features some interesting web tools for teachers keen on integrating technology into their instruction and work routine. There are loads of web platforms that are educationally focused and to contain them all in one list is way beyond the scope of a short blog post like this , therefore I selected only what I deemed the most important. 1- Google drive Google Drive is a great suite of productivity tools that works across different devices.

Google Drive provides 15 GB of free storage. 2- Dropbox Dopbox is another wonderful cloud-based storage platform that allows you to easily save and store your docs and PDFs and share them with others. 3- Evernote Evernote is powerful web tool that you can use to make notes, bookmark webpages and many more. 4- Twitter This is one of the best social networking platform out there. 5- Google Plus. Technology Tools. Education World offers new technology content every day.

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Some of our pieces related to technology tools can be found in this archive. We do update these aritcles reguarly, but given the changing nature of technology, we cannot promse that every piece will be on the cutting edge. Please visit our technology front page for the latest, most up-to-date tech stories. Social Media in the Classroom? In this information age, we can now talk to each other in ways we never imagined. Five for Fun Lots of image generators are available on the Web.

Hardware and Software Essentials We asked members of the Education World Tech Team to tell us what hardware and software they consider essential -- or invaluable -- for todays educator? Podcast for Free on a PC Dont let Mac users have all the fun. Tech Tools for Teachers Members of the Education World Tech Team talk about the technology tools they find most useful in their professional lives, and the technology they use most successfully with students.