background preloader

Top 50 Education Technology Blogs

Top 50 Education Technology Blogs
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

NZ Interface Magazine | Eight habits of highly effective 21st ce We hear a lot about the 21st century learner – but what about the 21st century teacher? Andrew Churches investigates what makes them succeed. What are the characteristics we would expect to see in a successful 21st century educator? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. STEM Education and Educational Technology Gateway - The National Become part of the nation's premiere online library for free science and mathematics education resources The National Science Digital Library is always looking to expand its collection of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) learning material. Most of the library's resources are contributed by individuals who have submitted their materials as a collection and passed the accessioning criteria. We are especially looking to cultivate materials that can be easily adapted to the classroom, such as activities, lesson plans, online educational games, etc., as well as material that has been aligned to national education standards. There are many benefits of contributing materials to the National Science Digital Library NSDL collections must be of the highest quality and pertain to the library's scope Do your resources support teaching and learning (not research) in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, or in educational research? Ready for more details?

The Teacher Tap: Professional Development Resources for Educator The Teacher Tap is a free, professional development resource that helps educators and librarians address common questions about the use of technology in teaching and learning by providing easy access to practical, online resources and activities. Check out the Project Overview for more information. For a more indepth look at these topics, go to our online courses including: We're in the process of updating this resource, so you'll find a mixture of old and new pages.

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. 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. Check out our picks here: 1. The Pursuit of Technology Integration Happiness Showcase your skills with an electronic teaching portfolio Teachers have long used portfolios to highlight their education and teaching experience, show evidence of growth, and share examples of their own learning experiences in the classroom. A portfolio is a valuable tool when seeking a new position, for assessing professional growth in an existing position, or to keep a record of your teaching career. In a typical oral question-and-answer interview, you can explain how you taught a certain lesson or unit, but with a portfolio, you can show evidence of how and why the way you taught that lesson worked best for your class. Your portfolio might even include a reflection that explains how you changed the instruction method or materials used, and how the lesson has evolved since the first time you taught it. Sharing student work as part of your portfolio can illustrate how the students responded to the lesson as well. The ups and downs of Google Sites Security and privacy will always be a concern, thanks to FERPA. It’s not all perfect. Setting up

Kmitta, D., & Davis, J. (2004). Why PT3? An analysis BibTeX @MISC{Kmitta_kmitta,d.,, author = {Daniel Kmitta and John Davis}, title = {Kmitta, D., & Davis, J. (2004). Why PT3? An analysis of the impact of educational technology. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education, 4(3), 323-344. Bookmark OpenURL Abstract This paper examines three questions regarding the use of computer technologies and education. Citations e-Learning Centre Planning and managing an e-learning project This page provides links to a number of resources on planning and managing an e-learning project. Articles in date order, most recent first. Submit a new Library item Project Management and E-Learning: MORE is Worse "E-Learning projects are different than traditional learning projects. Added: 23 August 2006 Reviewer's Note: Reviewer's Note: Provides some good advice for project managers top E-Learning maintenance strategies - why you need one "Does your organization design or procure custom-built e-learning? Added: 20 August 2005 Reviewer's Note: The key steps to putting an e-learning maintenance strategy in place are: selling the strategy as a critical component of your overall e-learning methodology; determining how robust your strategy needs to be; and building the strategy based on your assessment. Project and programme management "The site should help you to work through the various stages of your Programme or Project, from start up to your closure reports." Fail to plan - plan to fail

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!

Lisa Nielsen: The Innovative Educator