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Tips and Tools to Help you Better integrate Technology in Your Instrcution March 30, 2014 Looking for some ideas on how to integrate technology in your instruction? Dr. Kimberly Tyson from Learning Unlimited has these excellent tips to share with you. While the web tools Dr Kimberly suggested serve the purpose pretty well, however, based on my long experience with reviewing education tools, I picked some more titles to add to her visual. Tools to create individualized learning experiences for students: Tools that support classroom instructionTools that facilitate collaborationTools to help students curate content In addition to Paperli, Pinterest, Flipboard and Scoopit I would add:Tools to helps students stay organized:

20 Fun Free Tools for Interactive Classroom Collaboration | Emerging Education Technologies The 2014 Gates Foundation report, Teachers Know Best: What Educators Want from Digital Instructional Tools, indicates that teachers want tools “supporting student collaboration and providing interactive experiences”. This doesn’t come as a big surprise since these types of tools are fun and engaging. They also support 21st century skills like collaboration, communication, and creativity. You know what else teachers like? Good quality tools that are free! And why not? This week on EmergingEdTech, we’ve put together a listing of 20 top notch free tools that are being used in schools and classrooms to collaborate and interact on assignments, projects, and other active learning efforts. These tools deliver a wide array of functionality, from communication to collaborative document editing, whiteboards, and gaming, to full Learning Management System capabilities. 1. Twiddle provides a really easy to use collaborative online whiteboard. 2. 3. 4. 5. Yammer is a private social network. 6. 7.

Education Experts Top 82 EdTech Tools If you work in education, you’ll know there’s a HUGE array of applications, services, products and tools created to serve a multitude of functions in education. Tools for teaching and learning, parent-teacher communication apps, lesson planning software, home-tutoring websites, revision blogs, SEN education information, professional development qualifications and more. There are so many companies creating new products for education, though, that it can be difficult to keep up - especially with the massive volumes of planning and marking teachers have to do, never mind finding the time to actually teach! So how do you know which ones are the best? Well, as a team of people passionate about education and learning, we decided to do a bit of research to help you out. We’ve asked some of the best and brightest in education for their opinions on the hottest EdTech of 2020. Looking for a new learning management system that fits your needs? 1. Twinkl are pioneering EdTech in the classroom. 2. 3.

50 Fab Apps for Teachers Education—there’s an app for that. In fact, there are hundreds of thousands of apps on the market designed for teaching and learning. As more schools bring tablets into the classroom, educators like Genia Connell are finding that apps are game changers. “I have yet to see anything in education that generates excitement and motivates students the way tablets do,” says the third-grade teacher from Leonard Elementary School in Troy, Michigan. By many accounts, some of the most powerful education apps are used for teaching reading and supporting differentiation for students with disabilities. Language Arts Storia This Scholastic e-reader app is designed just for kids. Tales2Go Tales2Go is an audiobook app that provides access to more than 2,000 titles. Super Duper StoryMaker Primary students can craft their own stories using text, images, photos, sounds, and drawings. Super Why! Grammar Jammers If you thought grammar couldn’t be fun, you’ve never tried Grammar Jammers. Math Science Music & Art

Using Web 2.0 Tools in the Classroom chainarong06/Shutterstock As educators, the use of Web 2.0 tools is transforming our work, and more specifically the way we support students in the classroom. As schools bring more technology into their classrooms, teachers will in turn strive to put more technology in their students’ hands. Web 2.0 Tools are online software programs that allow users to do a number of different things. The question then becomes, are educators prepared to use these tools? These are important questions that we need to be able to answer for our own work, but more importantly so that we can continuously strive to be a 21st century educator for our very important clients: our students. If you are new to this concept, don’t feel bad. As we talk about Web 2.0 tools, one point I want to stress is that we need to remember that it’s not about the specific tools themselves that we use with students, but why, and when the tool is needed. 8 Great Web 2.0 tools to support you in the classroom: Glogster Kidblog Linoit

Educational Technology Resources for Teachers (Grades K-12) Use our educational technology resources to enhance your lessons and engage your students. Introduce topics and ignite conversation with these fifteen minute mini-lesson PowerPoint Slides. To incorporate technology into your classroom, browse these listings for the best videos, digital books, websites, and online games to combine both the subject matter and a lesson on computer skills! You will also find tips and tricks regarding internet safety and the best plan to help your students avoid cyberbullying, cheating, and online dangers. Smartboard Mini-Lessons Need an interactive lesson that will keep your students engaged and strengthen their knowledge of subject material? Digital Books Use these digital books to supplement various topics to your students. Best of the Web Need the best of the best? Videos Videos are a terrific way to help students learn more about a topic or concept in a simple and visual way. Internet Safety PowerPoint Resources Word Processing Resources Internet Resources

Education Technology Tools for Teachers Massive Open Online Courses make it possible for students of all ages to access high-quality coursework at no cost. Colleges and universities across the country publish video lectures, podcasts, reading lists, practice exams and more for anyone who wants to learn about a particular subject and/or experience what it’s like to take a college class. Over the last decade, organizations such as Coursera and Khan Academy have taken MOOCs one step further by creating or aggregating thousands of free courses in areas ranging from early American history and civics to trigonometry and multivariable calculus. Khan Academy is a non-profit educational website created by educator Salman Khan in 2006. Khan, a graduate of MIT and Harvard Business School wanted to provide a free world-class education for anyone anywhere. Students and teachers have access to a personalized learning dashboard which allows them to connect to thousands of educational resources. Algebra (University of California, Irvine)

7 Technology Tools Every Educator Should Use A big part of my job as technology teacher is IT coordinator, which means I must keep up with tech ed widgets and tools so I know what to recommend to the teachers at my school. I have a robust PLN that constantly shares what they are using in their classrooms, programs like PowToon, Dipity, Tikatok, Yacapaca, Glittertools, Chart Gizmo, Noteflight--you get the idea. Still, there are more than any one teacher can test properly. In a perfect world, here’s how I determine which of these hundreds (thousands?) of tools are student-ready: • I try it myself. • Next, I query my social networks. Here are a few ways to make sure we can find a nice balance between using and... Believe it or not, Halloween is just around the corner. Classroom activities to get kids excited about the future – like college or... Use these test prep teaching strategies that experienced teachers have... We look at some classroom management tips you can use to engage your... BigHugeLabs Jing Nanoogo Polldaddy Tagxedo Voki

50 new tech tools you should know about You may have dozens of apps on your phone and scores of websites bookmarked on your laptop, but that doesn't mean you have all the latest tech tools at your fingertips. New mobile apps, services, social networks and other digital tools pop up so frequently that keeping up with them is a nearly impossible task. Just when you think you're up to date, something newer and hipper comes along. But before you wave the white flag, let us help. These apps and services can help you do everything from shooting better smartphone photos to cataloging your bottle-cap collection to finding the best pad Thai in your city. Which of your favorite new tech tools did we leave out? 360 Panorama (99 cents): Want to enhance your smartphone landscape photos? Alfred (free): It's a discovery tool for your palate! App.bg (free): This Web tool allows users to easily pull up nearby Instagrams, Foursquare tips and tweets using a Google Map. Find My Friends (free): Think the Find My iPhone app, but for people.

20 Must-use Education Technology Tools Educators may feel sometimes like they’re on an island with little help in sight. But as technology teaching resources go, it may encourage you to learn that there are a number of online solutions available to help promote education from teaching reading basics to organizing classroom activities and encouraging civic involvement. Here are 20 of the most promising new apps, websites and online education technology tools or services every teacher should be using to help improve classroom learning: Collaborize Classroom — A free online collaborative platform designed to complement classroom instruction with additional activities, assignments and discussions that can be accessed online. Cool Math — A collection of games that are designed to be safe to use in the classroom, covering a variety of math subjects as well as reading, science and geography. DoSomething.org — With a new call-to-action every week, DoSomething.org encourages teens to band together and work for positive social change.

321 Free Tools for Teachers - Free Educational Technology Jacob Lund/Shutterstock.com Summary: Would you be interested in the ultimate list of free tools for teachers? At the following post you will find 324 Free Tools for Teachers separated in 18 educational technology categories. Enjoy! Free Educational Technology for Teachers Do you support Free Technology for Teachers? I am a great supporter of Free Educational Technology. 19 Free Tools To Create Infographics For Teachers amCharts Visual Editor This editor allows you to use amCharts as a web service. 19 Free Text To Speech Tools For Teachers AnnouncifyListen to your web. Listen Text-to-Speech Voices with the Right Authoring Tool Vendor Find, choose and compare the top eLearning Authoring Tool Companies featuring Text-to Speech Voices! 21 Free Digital Storytelling Tools For Teachers AnimotoUnlimited Videos For Educators. 15 Free Podcast Tools For Teachers 28 Free Survey, Polls, and Quizzes Tools For Teachers addpollThe easiest way to create polls, surveys and html forms... on the web.

Teachers' Favored Web 2.0 Tools At 14.2 tweets/minute, #EdTechChat was moving on Monday, August 19. (When school’s in session, #EdTechChat can log up to 2,000 tweets during the hour with several hundred participants.) Susan Bearden, Sharon Plante, and I co-moderated this week’s discussion on Web 2.0 tools, asking tweeps to share the benefits and challenges of using Web 2.0 tools, which ones are their favorites, and where they go to find new resources. One of the most retweeted tweets captures why educators incorporate Web 2.0 tools into their classrooms: “@julnilsmith: Web 2.0 tools make students MAKERS - not just MEMORIZERS. “ Many other participants echoed that these kinds of tools can expand opportunities for students-- particularly by providing them with an authentic audience and allowing them to collaborate with peers worldwide. When choosing which tools to try, @MrStaubSTEM summed it up best: “The best edtech is the one you can use effectively that meets the needs in your classroom.” · Animoto · Aurasma · Diigo

Les 30 meilleurs outils tice de l'année 2018 Article mis à jour le 20 juin 2020 par Fidel Navamuel Alors que la période des rétrospectives va commencer, je me suis livré à ce petit jeu pour vous proposer ma sélection très personnelle des outils tice testés ces derniers mois. Le résultat est un ebook d’une centaine de pages à télécharger que j’ai le plaisir de vous offrir. Le choix n’a pas été facile. Le site des Outils TICE a testé et présenté plus de 150 outils et services cette année, il fallait en garder un sur cinq. Dans les critères qui ont guidé mon choix, l’originalité et la facilité d’utilisation, mais aussi la bonne adaptation à un usage en classe ou en formation: ceux qui m’ont surpris, ceux qui m’ont époustouflé, ceux que j’aurais aimé concevoir moi-même. Le résultat est un ebook interactif d’une centaine de pages qui propose une présentation détaillée et illustrée de chaque outil et service ainsi que des liens pour pouvoir aller les découvrir et les tester vous-même.

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