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8 Educational Technologies That Are Changing The Classroom. Whether it’s a university computer lab or a middle school audience, technology in the classroom is playing a bigger role in the teaching styles of today’s educators.

8 Educational Technologies That Are Changing The Classroom

New tools are helping to streamline the collaboration between teachers and their digitally-native students. EdTech for Schools Image via: Joyce Kasman Valenza, Ph.D. is the Director of the MLIS Program at Rutgers University. If you asked her about EdTech in schools she would speak of the importance of curating the best content, apps, resources, tools and instruction for students. “Who is going to be the one who helps us teachers and learners makes sense of the emerging digital landscape by building the most useful parking lot?

Image via: Academic institutions, educators, and even students all have a huge array of products and services constantly fighting for their attention and support. Image via: 1. For: K-12, University, Enterprise Educators Image via: 2. Lifehack. Back to school time!


Soon enough, you will be occupied with classes, academic projects, exams, and of course, a social life. That’s completely fine as this academic year you will have a perfect chance to make yourself more effective in every aspect of your life. There are so many powerful online applications you can use to change the way you approach student life. You probably own a smartphone and tablet, so you should try to use the potential they offer.

Below, you’ll find a collection of 15 apps that will change the way you deal with the daily struggles and joys of student life. Apps that Change the Way You Study 1.iStudiez Pro Are you prone to procrastination? 2.iTunes University. Eportfolios. Watch Full Episodes Online of The Human Face of Big Data on PBS. Use one of the services below to sign in to PBS: You've just tried to add this video to your Watchlist so you can watch it later.

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Educators and students are quickly becoming more comfortable with classroom technology, allowing them to shift from thinking about the technical side of integrating a new tool to focusing on how it improves learning.

Teacher Recommended: 50 Favorite Classroom Apps

While the sheer number of education apps is still overwhelming, increasingly teachers have found what works for them and are sticking to them. “The conversations I had were radically different than they were a year ago,” said Michelle Luhtala, the librarian for New Canaan High School and host of an Emerging Tech webinar on edWeb. She tapped her professional learning network of educators, teaching all grades and located all over the country, to share their favorite tech tools.

“A year ago people felt like it was this new thing that was so overwhelming,” Luhtala said, “and now it really seems much more comfortable.” Educators have become proficient with their favorite classroom apps and are getting more creative with using them to achieve teaching goals. Epic! Presentation View.

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