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Best collections and sites for technology tools in the education field.

The Tech Savvy Educator : a practical guide to integrating technology. 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. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012. Top 12 Fun & Free Ed Tech Tools. Does your staff need Educational Technology training?

Top 12 Fun & Free Ed Tech Tools

The K-12 Teachers Alliance can help you plan your in-service professional development at no additional cost. With her award-winning Guide for Educators, Kathy Schrock has become the guru of online education resources. She is also an Director of Technology for Nauset Public Schools, a previous library media specialists, an Adobe Education Leader, a Google Certified Teacher, and a Discovery STAR Educator. A Primer for EdTech: Tools for K-12 and Higher Ed. Teachers. This is the sixth article in a series focused on creating a dialogue among K-12 and post-secondary pedagogies and pedagogues.

A Primer for EdTech: Tools for K-12 and Higher Ed. Teachers

Click here to read the original CFP. Every educator, from kindergarten to graduate school, should contribute to the important and significant work of teaching students to use online sources and social networks for educational and professional goals. To ignore the technology, or assume that our students already know it because they use it every day, is to participate in educational malpractice.

5 of the Best Collections of EdTech Resources on the Web. 6 Tools for Teachers. Technology has changed a lot about the way we live and work, but one area stands out as an exception: education.

6 Tools for Teachers

Many teachers still have to use the same tools—blackboards, textbooks, overhead projectors—that their own teachers used decades ago. That’s beginning to change. EdTech: 100 Tech Tools for Teachers and Students. This post is #12 in DailyTekk’s famous Top 100 series which explores the best startups, gadgets, apps, websites and services in a given category.

EdTech: 100 Tech Tools for Teachers and Students

Total items listed: 104. Time to compile: 8+ hours. Follow @DailyTekk on Twitter to make sure you don’t miss a week! This post is quite a departure from last week’s subject: 100 Tools to Develop the Next Killer iOS or Android App. Our normal audience may not get much out of this week’s roundup but don’t worry, I’ll be back with something you can use next week! 10 Creative Ways to Use Interactive White Boards in the Classroom. Over the last decade or so, Interactive White Boards (IWBs) have proliferated in schools in the U.S. and across much of the world.

10 Creative Ways to Use Interactive White Boards in the Classroom

Some teachers have embraced them, and others, well … not so much. Unfortunately, some schools did not offer the professional development necessary to help teachers become familiar with these systems and get the most out of their availability. Many teachers were left to their own devices to learn and use their IWBs. In this blog entry on edweek.org, a few specialists stated their views on the topic. Curriculum developer Ben Stern advises teachers not to limit the use of the board to simple exercises like hangman or matching, but to take a step forward and anticipate students’ interest. Image Source: In this article, we offer a number of creative approaches to using Interactive White Boards. Top 30 Applications of Google Glass in Education. 25 Next Gen Tools for the Inquiry Classroom. Next gen tools provide meaningful ways teachers and students can explore, question, reflect and share–leading to Deeper Learning and blended and personalized opportunities for students.

25 Next Gen Tools for the Inquiry Classroom

Here are 25 ideas for using next gen tools this year in your classroom. Rich Content. Next gen tools provide rich content for blended blocks of social studies, science, and math and help spur thought-provoking discussions, Socratic Seminars, writing prompts, and opportunities for extensions into real world settings. The tools below are multi-disciplinary and multi-sensory. 1. 2. The Top 10 Ways Blogs and WordPress Are Used in Schools. Edublogs is built on WordPress – which was once just for blogs.

The Top 10 Ways Blogs and WordPress Are Used in Schools

But now, WordPress is used for way more than blogs and powers around 20% of the entire web! It never stops amazing us when we see all of the different ways that educators are using Edublogs and we don’t get to share them all often enough. So, here’s a rundown of ten of the most common, along with some examples for inspiration and ideas! Technology Tools for Education Majors. Is Minecraft the Ultimate Educational Tool? Tech Tools by Subject and Skills. Open Educational Resources World Map. The OER world map is an operational service, which allows to: input data through web formsdisplay data on a world map with basic functionalitiesfulltext search with several filters (e.g. for geographic area, country, resource type) This prototype was developed by hbz and Felix Ostrwoski from February to April 2014 with funding by the Hewlett Foundation.

Open Educational Resources World Map

The Prototype The prototype consists of two applications (Drupal viewing/editing frontend and a JavaScript map) which are themselves based on an application programming interface (API) that enables programmatic interaction with the data. The prototype is mostly based on data from two different sources: OpenCourseware Consortium (OCWC) member data: The people at OCWC were very helpful in providing us with and explaining the OCWC member data. Along with this data collected from pre-existing sources, there is also some manually added data. At the end of the project, the data set the prototype is based on includes information on Data model.

Content Curation by Robin Good. How To Use Social Media As A Learning Tool For Homeschoolers. Matching, out-of-date sweatsuits.

How To Use Social Media As A Learning Tool For Homeschoolers

The ability to recite lines from the Iliad in response to your peers’ discussion of a television show. Parroting your parents’ values. If you’ve paid attention to mainstream depictions of homeschooled children, these images are likely familiar. Visual Social Bookmarking with Pearltrees - Teach Amazing. Written by Mark Brumley Visual Social Bookmarking This educational technology post introduces you to the amazing world of visual social bookmarking. Combining a mind-blowing user interface with excellent classroom usability, visual social bookmarking sure to be a valuable tool for you and your students. You probably know social booking has great benefits in the educational setting.