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This Pearltree is dedicated to the curation of resources from educational bloggers. Particularly those that write about using technology such as iPad applications to help improve the quality of education.

Welcome | Graziadio Business Review | Graziadio School of Business and Management | Pepperdine University. PearlTrees - Get your web pearls organised. Educational Technology. iPads in Education. Open Education. Top 50 Education Technology Blogs | The Learning Master. Education technology has many supporters in its movement to alter traditional teaching methods. This list of the top 50 education technology blogs includes writers, technicians and social media experts…but they all are teachers. The “movers” are teachers who facilitate learning among other teachers and in the classroom, the “shakers” teach new philosophies and innovations, and the folks “on the ground” offer news, tools and methods of using those tools in the classroom. This list is divided into those three categories, and each link within those categories is listed alphabetically.

The links lead straight to the recently updated blogs, and the descriptions supply information about that blogger’s achievements, including careers and jobs. Movers Shakers Absence of Limitations: Through over two decades of IT experience, Mr. On the Ground. Top Five Educational Technology Blogs to Follow in 2010. Free Technology for Teachers This Edublog award winner for Best Individual Edublog 2009 and Best Resource Sharing Blog 2009 is dedicated to sharing information about free resources for use with children. It was developed by high school social studies teacher and Google Certified Teacher, Richard Byre, who believes that, “when used correctly, technology has the power to improve student engagement and student achievement.”

Free Technology for Teachers is a treasure chest of the latest technology ideas and resources for teachers. Be sure to check out the “Applications for Education” section within each post for suggestions about how the featured free resource can be used in the classroom. In addition to articles, Byre has written free printable guides. Blogging About the Web 2.0 Connected Classroom Instructional technologist and former teacher Steven W. Billings Beta – Notes from the Tech Lab The Fischbowl Two Writing Teacher. Top 50 School Technology Blogs | Best Education Tech Blogs. Take a candid look into the day-to-day life of pioneers who play a vital role in outfitting students with 21st century skills by integrating new technologies in the nation’s schools. Blogs provide a platform for these trailblazing educators to share ideas and serve as a window into a profession that is truly transformative. iLearn Technology Check out the featured posts on iLearn Technology, where teacher-turned-tech integration specialist Kelly Tenkely offers nifty tech tips and tools like Math Pickle and Off-Road Algebra that make story problems relatable, along with entries in a series on professional development.

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning Med Kharbach is the teacher, graduate student, and professional blogger behind Educational Technology and Mobile Learning. E-Learning Queen Susan Smith Nash has been involved with e-learning for more than two decades. The Nerdy Teacher Nicholas Provenzano is an edcamp speaker and runs the education e-zine ProjectPLN. Yes Tech! The Top Education Blogs. Jason Falls As promised, today I’m sharing the results of some recent research I conducted into the top education blogs on the web. As an experiment, both for a client and for a recent presentation on finding relevant bloggers, I decided to cast a wider net that actually needed and share the results with everyone. Before I dive into the methodology or the list, allow me to caveat this research with a couple of notes. First, because no automated method or service exists to collect the top blogs in a given category, the list I compiled was done so manually.

The possibility then, for human error, oversight and just plain not finding all of the blogs that can be considered is there. While I can attest I was thorough in my collection of blogs for consideration, I may have missed a few. If so, let us know in the comments. As indicated in my Not All Blogs Are Created Equal post and presentation from last week, I gathered blogs for consideration by doing a couple of searches. Top 5 Education Technology Blogs. As one of the world’s oldest trades, teaching still consists of the same basic elements that it had at the dawning of time. After all, a teacher is still responsible for imparting knowledge. But what continuously evolves, though, are the methods and tools that teachers use to educate.

Technology in the classroom has changed drastically over time. In the past half century, the use of digital technology in education has accelerated to the point that it has changed what teachers are now capable of doing in the classroom. Education technology is every teacher’s friend and should be utilized in as many creative and effective ways as is possible. However, many teachers are missing the low-hanging education technology fruit.

A great way to stay informed of the advances and applications of technology in the classroom is to keep an eye on some of the great education technology blogs on the Internet. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Interested in technology in the classroom? Top 100 Education Blogs. Education blogs are becoming a means for educators, students, and education administrators to interact more effectively than ever before. They are also a great resource for those searching for the best online education programs to jumpstart their teaching careers. Technorati currently tracks 63.1 million blogs. More than 5,000 of them are about education. It is likely that there are hundreds, if not thousands, more education-related blogs on the Web.

(UPDATE: There are over 30,000 blogs hosted at alone. Thanks James Farmer!) Please note that this is by no means an exhaustive list of all of the great education blogs out there. Blog Topics E-Learning | Education News | Education Policy | Internet Culture | Learning | Library and Research | Specialty | Teaching | Technology E-Learning Technology-assisted learning and online learning are topics discussed in these blogs. Education News This Week in Education Education Policy Internet Culture Learning Library and Research Specialty. The Edublog Awards.

Educational Ipad Apps. Teachers Teaching Teachers. Teach42. Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog. The Innovative Educator. Sue Waters Blog. Free Technology for Teachers. mLearnopedia. Weblog of Wesley Fryer. Kathy Schrock's Kaffeeklatsch. Tom March :: Bright Ideas for Education. Teaching technology abroad. - Free advice and resources for new education technology. ITM 2.0: Da Scoop. Successful Teaching. Pearl Trees - ISTE Community. 2¢ Worth. Listen A few weeks ago I worked and attended North Carolina's ISTE affiliate conference.

I opened the NCTIES conference with a breakfast keynote address and Marc Prensky closed it with a luncheon keynote the next day. Sadly, I missed the second day of the conference. I would first offer some constructive criticism to NCTIES , and to all such ed-tech conferences across the nation and around the world. You do a fabulous job of offering dynamic learning experiences for teachers who are new to teaching or new to utilizing contemporary information and communication technologies in their classrooms. The only idea I can think of is to have one or two session rooms devoted to unconference topics. Now to the surprises It was in the student showcase, a part of most ed-tech conferences that I often miss, using it as an opportunity to visit the exhibitors or dash up to my room for something or other.

“No software. After my hesitation, she continued, “..the game master.” And then, 1 Warlick, David.