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Free resources. Educational Technology. For Teachers. Technology is a powerful tool to support teachers.

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The following resources are available to help teachers transition to using technology to enhance learning activities as well as collaborate and engage with other educators. Featured Resource Future Ready Schools: Professional Learning Toolkit November 2014 The toolkit provides rubrics, checklists and examples to assist district teams as they develop, refine, and evaluate professional learning plans that align with their capacity, learning goals, and standards of professional learning. Finding Digital Resources FREE.ed.gov The Department of Education’s Federal Registry for Educational Excellence (FREE) is powered by the Learning Registry. Learn more Innovation in the Classroom. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning. Tech Tools by Subject and Skills. Tom Daccord, Director of EdTechTeacher (MA) Justin Reich Co-Founder of EdTechTeacher (MA) Greg Kulowiec, Instructor & Presenter (MA) Beth Holland, Communications & Instruction (RI) Shawn McCusker, Instructor & Presenter, (IL) Patrick Larkin, Senior Associate & Instructor (MA) Douglas Kiang, Instructor & Presenter, (HI) Kate Wilson, Web Coordinator & Instructor (RI) Sabba Quidwai, Instructor & Presenter (CA) Jennifer Carey, Writer (FL) Avra Robinson, Instructor (IL)

Tech Tools by Subject and Skills

50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About. Via Edudemic Technology and education are pretty intertwined these days and nearly every teacher has a few favorite tech tools that make doing his or her job and connecting with students a little bit easier and more fun for all involved. Yet as with anything related to technology, new tools are hitting the market constantly and older ones rising to prominence, broadening their scope, or just adding new features that make them better matches for education, which can make it hard to keep up with the newest and most useful tools even for the most tech-savvy teachers.

Here, we’ve compiled a list of some of the tech tools, including some that are becoming increasingly popular and widely used, that should be part of any teacher’s tech tool arsenal this year, whether for their own personal use or as educational aids in the classroom. Social Learning These tools use the power of social media to help students learn and teachers connect. Technology Tools. Education World offers new technology content every day.

Technology Tools

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. Top 10 Technology Blogs for Education. Editor's note: This is a cross post from College Online where "The Innovative Educator" is named in the top ten ed tech blogs list.

Top 10 Technology Blogs for Education

I'm thrilled to be mentioned with all these other wonderful bloggers. I know and follow most of them and look forward to getting to know better those I don't. Education, as with all aspects of culture, is greatly impacted by the forward progress of technology. Several blogs are maintained by well-known individuals in the field of education.

These top 10 technology blogs address technological developments as these innovations relate to education. Check out our picks here: 1. Top 10 Education Tech Blogs. This post was written by Romane Robinson, who is currently pursuing an MA in Cognitive Studies in Education at Teachers College, Columbia University.

Top 10 Education Tech Blogs

A passionate student and proponent of human development, Romane has a BS in Research and Experimental Psychology and interned at Brainscape as a CEO Relations Manager in 2014. Education is evolving fast. Every day, we hear about some new technology that will change the world and the way we learn in it. At Brainscape, we are dedicated to improving the way you learn with our own innovative smart flashcard technology (check out our subjects here), but there are many other educational technologies that are key to improving learning around the world. Because these rapid changes offer us the chance to improve education at every level for all people, it is more important now than ever before for teachers and students to have access to the best new methods, programs, and devices in the field right away. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

A Holiday Gift to Teachers: My Top 10 List of Free Educational Technology Tools - Catapult Learning. Many educators are intrigued by the use of educational technology in their classrooms and with their students.

A Holiday Gift to Teachers: My Top 10 List of Free Educational Technology Tools - Catapult Learning

They want to move past the productivity stage to the point of truly enhancing their own teaching and their students’ learning through educational tools. However, there are so many tools available that many teachers feel overwhelmed. Additionally, educational technology tools sometimes require downloads or access to hardware and software licenses that the school may not have.