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Technology Tools for Teachers

Technology Tools for Teachers
Every year, so many new technology tools for teachers are launched into the market that it can be nearly impossible to keep up with them all. In order to keep you up-to-date with the latest and greatest educational tech tools, our team of edtech specialists has put together this list of the best edtech resources and technology tools for teachers. Clicking on the links below will take you to hundreds of apps, websites, extensions, and more. Whether you're looking for a specific tech tool or just trying to find something new and interesting for your class, we encourage you to browse around all of the different categories to see how many wonderful resources are available for your students. Also, if you have a tool that you'd like to see added to the list, please feel free to contact us at admin@edtechteacher.org. The following technology tools for teachers have been organized by academic subjects, topics, and learning activity.

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Common Craft Explains Blended Learning Disclosure: I have an in-kind business relationship with Common Craft. Common Craft's latest production explains blended learning in under three minutes. In the video, embedded below, teachers who are unfamiliar with the term blended learning can learn a basic definition of blended learning, the role of Learning Management Systems (LMSs) in blended learning, and the potential benefits of blended learning.

17 Formative Digital Assessment Tools That Help You Know Students A big benefit of doing formative assessment properly is that we get to know our students really well. But why is this important? It has to do with the fact that teachers don’t actually create learning, but rather encourage and facilitate it. Only learners create learning, but teachers guide the process by responding to student performance.

The Tools Early-Stage Startups Actually Need to Understand Their Customers After 18 months of struggling to get traction with two product ideas, Segment started its turnaround. What followed was a two-year stretch of growth from four to 60 people, thousands of new customers and $44 million over several rounds of financing. What was the trigger for such a significant inflection point? In the lead up to the sea change, Co-founder and CEO Peter Reinhardt and the team at Segment started to heavily lean into qualitative feedback tools like live chat widget Olark. It was embedded on each page and everyone from the newest hire to the co-founders were constantly learning from everyone using their product. It’s hard to pin all this momentum on tools, but knowing how to leverage them is at the core of Segment’s business.

52 Of The Best Apps For Your Classroom In 2015 52 Of The Best Apps For Your Classroom In 2015 by TeachThought Staff This post was sponsored by CK-12, a non-profit foundation that creates and aggregates high quality curated STEM content. EdTech: 100 Tech Tools for Teachers and Students This post is #12 in DailyTekk’s famous Top 100 series which explores the best startups, gadgets, apps, websites and services in a given category. Total items listed: 104. Time to compile: 8+ hours. Follow @DailyTekk on Twitter to make sure you don’t miss a week! This post is quite a departure from last week’s subject: 100 Tools to Develop the Next Killer iOS or Android App. Our normal audience may not get much out of this week’s roundup but don’t worry, I’ll be back with something you can use next week!

Learning Management Systems: The wrong place to start elearning Learning Management Systems: The wrong place to start learning November 22, 2004 George Siemens Learning Management Systems (LMS) are often viewed as being the starting point (or critical component) of any elearning or blended learning program. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 7 Excellent Tools for Creating Interactive Video Quizzes February 12, 2017 A few days ago we featured a collection of some of the best web tools teachers can use to create non-traditional quizzes and today we are sharing another collection but this time for creating video quizzes. These are tools you can use to design quizzes based on selected video content. They allow you to import video clips, add a variety of interactive features to them (e,g different question types, comments, notes, links etc) and share them with your students. Some of these tools include the option to track student progress and access stats on how students are interacting with your video quizzes. Share with us in our Facebook page if you have other suggestions to add to the list. 1-Google Forms

An Entrepreneur's Guide to Compliance Understanding your role in compliance and staying ahead of federal regulations is challenging, but it’s infinitely preferable to the fines and other costs associated with non-compliance. Creating a culture of compliance in your organization, even if it’s just you, isn’t something that you can deal with in the future, or assume is the domain of only larger organizations. In the current business climate, every organization, regardless of size, is held accountable for compliance, and regulators are examining compliance plans and policies more closely than ever.

Movie Segments to Assess Grammar Goals: comparatives and superlatives I. Watch the segment from the movie The Great Gatsby. II. Complete the lines of the opening scene from the movie "The Great Gatsby" with the correct form of the adjectives, nouns or expressions from the box. A Primer for EdTech: Tools for K-12 and Higher Ed. Teachers This is the sixth article in a series focused on creating a dialogue among K-12 and post-secondary pedagogies and pedagogues. Click here to read the original CFP. Every educator, from kindergarten to graduate school, should contribute to the important and significant work of teaching students to use online sources and social networks for educational and professional goals. To ignore the technology, or assume that our students already know it because they use it every day, is to participate in educational malpractice. I teach Freshman Composition and Freshman Literature at an urban open-entry state institution. My students’ primary use of the internet is on smartphones and tablets.

A Comprehensive List of Apps and Tools to Flip your Classroom For those of you intent on employing the flipped learning model in their instruction, we have curated a set of important web tools to help you create the appropriate flipped classroom environment for your students. Check them out below and as always let us know what you think of them. Enjoy 1- Explain Everything Explain Everything is an easy-to-use design tool that lets you annotate, animate, and narrate explanations and presentations.

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 10 Excellent Web Tools for Creating Digital Quizzes February 5, 2017 For those of you who haven’t seen it yet, here is a handy visual that features some our favourite web tools for creating and sharing digital quizzes. You can use them to design a wide variety of quizzes including gameshow-style, PlayBuzz and Buzzfeed style, jeopardy games style, and game-based quizzes. The features provided differ from one tool to the other but all of them are easy to use, learner friendly and work across various platforms.

6 Simple Tricks To Make More Money From Your Blog Are you getting traffic to your blog, but still struggling to make a good income? Blogging is a great career option but only if you do it the right way. Of course, everything starts with providing great content to your readers and steadily growing your traffic. Once you have decent traffic to your blog and a loyal audience, it’s time to focus on the revenue. You may have heard a lot of people say that your blog revenue is directly proportional to the traffic coming in, but that’s not really true.

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