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50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About 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
Conferences, Workshops and Webinars Conferences, Workshops and Webinars Conferences, Workshops and Webinars Collaborating with colleagues and sharing ideas about what works, what doesn’t and what’s around the corner expands your ideas on what it means to be an educator. 5 of the Best Collections of EdTech Resources on the Web With new #EdTech ‘dailies’ published on Twitter every moment, whole sites dedicated to online resources for teachers and more educators hosting their own blogs than ever before, the plethora of online material for teachers to use can be bewildering to navigate. Some sites do a fantastic job of pulling together resources from all over the web in one place and sorting them clearly by subject or area of interest, making a teacher’s life much easier and providing just one simple bookmark to remember rather than hundreds. Here are our top picks of the best collections of #EdTech resources on the web… 1. Web 2.0 Guru Recently moved to a new website but still as fantastic as ever, this is a diverse and exciting collection of electronic teaching devices helpfully sorted by both category and subject, making it incredibly quick and easy to use.
Webinars and Teleconferences Self Study Option: Pay $25 for individual access to previously recorded courses and still get CE credit! Most are available for CPH re-certification credits as well as laboratory credits. Select a course title below for a complete description, the course brochure and to register your site. The 10 best classroom tools for gathering feedback Getting feedback from your students can serve multiple purposes: it can help you understand your students’ comprehension of the material, it can give you insight into what teaching methods work or don’t work, and it can help engage students in their learning process by knowing they have a voice that is heard. Not only can feedback offer insight for both teachers and students, it can be an integral part of group work and classroom time, given the plethora of connected devices in the hands of our students these days. That said, there are a lot of classroom tools available for gathering feedback.
Conferences, Workshops & Webinars - Center for Spiritual and Ethical Education No matter where you are in your career, CSEE's professional development will help you achieve your character and spiritual development vision in your classroom. You'll learn from both the nation’s top experts as well as a dynamic community of like-minded independent school leaders and educators. Skill Development: CSEE provides unparalleled training for educators so you can confidently develop students of strong moral character, empathy, compassion and civic engagement. Powerful Networks: Form lasting networks and make enduring connections with colleagues who believe in the value of spiritual and ethical education, share your educational challenges and goals. We host events across the country as well as webinars - easily accessed from your home or school computer.
Interactive Graphic Organizer Holt Interactive Graphic Organizers "Graphic organizers are tools that help your brain think." - Kylene Beers Graphic organizers are an illustration of your thoughts on paper. They can help you brainstorm, organize, and visualize your ideas. Click on a graphic organizer to download a PDF of it. Best EdTech Websites of 2014 It's been a busy year here at the Common Sense Graphite Websites desk! Throughout 2014, we rated and reviewed hundreds of websites for their learning potential, using our research-backed rubric and rigorous process of evaluation. Because it was just too hard to pick only 10, here are 14 fantastic edtech websites we reviewed this year. How about that -- 14 for 2014!
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. Several blogs are maintained by well-known individuals in the field of education. Cornell University Library MLA Citation Style The Modern Language Association (MLA) establishes values for acknowledging sources used in a research paper. MLA citation style uses a simple two-part parenthetical documentation system for citing sources: Citations in the text of a paper point to the alphabetical Works Cited list that appears at the end of the paper. Together, these references identify and credit the sources used in the paper and allow others to access and retrieve this material. Note: A parenthetical reference to a familiar historical document -- i.e., the United States Constitution -- no longer requires a corresponding entry in the Works Cited list.