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Education Technology. Impact of digital technology. Training / Courses. One to one. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: The Best 4 Android Apps for Creating Screencasts and Tutorials. October 4, 2014 After writing about the three different ways to record a screencast on Chromebooks, I received a few emails asking about similar apps to use on Android.

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: The Best 4 Android Apps for Creating Screencasts and Tutorials

So I went ahead and compiled for you this short list of what I personally believe are some of the best apps you can use on Android to record your screen and create beautiful screencasts. Have a look and share with us if you think we forget to include a title to this collection. 1- Explain Everything Explain Everything is an easy-to-use design, screencasting, and interactive whiteboard tool that lets you annotate, animate, narrate, import, and export almost anything to and from almost anywhere.

Using Explain Everything, you will be able to create slides, draw in any color, add shapes, add text, and use a laser pointer. PhoebeMapTechnologiesToActivities – Phoebe guidance. Overview ¶ These pages are intended to help you if you know something about a particular technology or tool and want ideas for what you can do with it.

PhoebeMapTechnologiesToActivities – Phoebe guidance

See What technology can I use for...? If you want to know what different tools can support a particular activity. Below, you’ll find an alphabetic list of different types of technologies and tools, with links to pages on which you can learn more about each type. Where a particular type of technology can have more than one name (e.g. Note: As far as possible, we avoid naming specific products. Top | Contents page Argumentation visualisation toolsAudience response systemsAudio blogs BlogsBookmarkingBulletin Boards ChatCitation toolsClickersCollaborative word processorsCollaborative writing toolsConcept-mapping toolsConferencingCourse management systems Databases (of online resources)Digital audioDigital camerasDigital videoDigital mediaDiscussion forums. Adult Learning EU on Twitter: "What are the elements of a #creativeclassroom research model? @jca_1975... Four trends in tech that every trainee teacher should know about.

There is more computing power in the average smartphone than the spacecraft that sent the first man to the moon, Gareth Ritter, head of creative arts at Willows high school, is fond of pointing out.

Four trends in tech that every trainee teacher should know about

“That’s an incredible educational resource, and every student has one, but schools often try to ban them. It’s absolutely crazy,” says Ritter, who won the 2013 Pearson award for outstanding use of technology in the classroom. Technology is now playing a greater role in young peoples’ lives than ever before and the opportunities this provides for new teachers to enliven their lessons and engage with students are incredible. Yet it also poses a challenge that trainee teachers need to be ready for. Here’s our overview of the key trends in educational tech that trainee teachers should be aware of. A Teenager’s View on Social Media. Written by an actual teen I read technology articles quite often and see plenty of authors attempt to dissect or describe the teenage audience, especially in regards to social media.

A Teenager’s View on Social Media

However, I have yet to see a teenager contribute their voice to this discussion. This is where I would like to provide my own humble opinion. For transparency, I am a 19-year-old male attending The University of Texas at Austin. I am extremely interested in social media’s role in our society as well as how it is currently evolving.

This article will not use any studies, data, sources, etc. The 7 Characteristics of Teachers Who Use Technology Effectively. I just came across this awesome graphic shared by our colleagues in teachthought and I found it really interesting.

The 7 Characteristics of Teachers Who Use Technology Effectively

The graphic features 7 habits of the highly effective teachers using technology. Even though the habits mentioned are generic , they still reflect part of the digital behavior teacher should embrace when using technology in their class. What is really interesting in this graphic is that all of these 7 habits are also the same features we find in people with " growth mindset ".

If you still remember the comparison we have made between growth and fixed mindsets and we said that teachers with the growth mindset are more open to embrace change, take risks, persist in the face of setbacks, see effort as the path for mastery , and find lessons and inspiration in the success of others. Google for Education: A Classroom mobile app and new teacher goodies.

Posted by Jorge Lugo, Software Engineer, Classroom (Cross-posted on the Google for Work Blog) While it’s a new year on the calendar, many teachers and students are just midway through the school year.

Google for Education: A Classroom mobile app and new teacher goodies

They’ve clearly been hard at work, turning in more than 30 million assignments with Classroom since it launched six months ago. If those assignments had been on paper instead of Google Docs, they would stretch from New York to Los Angeles when laid end to end. Vala Afshar on Twitter: "Updated Maslow's hierarchy of needs... Create and share visual ideas online. Association of American Colleges & Universities. E-portfolios are decidedly not the hottest thing in higher education.

Association of American Colleges & Universities

They just don’t fit the profile for a sexy ed-tech trend. For example, their success does not threaten to disrupt the entire business model of higher education. In fact, when thoughtfully employed, e-portfolios can be a mechanism for greater institutional coherence.