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What Technology Does What: An #edtech Chart For Teachers

What Technology Does What: An #edtech Chart For Teachers
What Technology Does What: The Ultimate #edtech Chart For Teachers by TeachThought Staff Okay, we’ve had this post half-finished for long enough that some of the apps we had here are no longer relevant, so we figured it was probably time to go ahead and publish it even if we couldn’t figure out the best way to format it. This is what we hope will be an ongoing collection of the most effective ways to use technology in the classroom. We’d like to see it crowdsourced, so we may convert it to a public document/wiki-type file at some point. We’ll also try to add to it ourselves as technology suggests itself that we haven’t considered (or just plain forgot about). We may even just crowdsource it–open it up as a wiki and let you add your expertise. Maybe something like this? As a teacher I want students to… General …work with pdf files iBooks, iAnnotate PDF, Papers, Noteshelf, GoodReader …Stay Focused 30:30, Simply Noise, Simply Rain …Save content privately Pocket , pearltrees, Evernote Edshelf Hardware

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Tech For Teachers Course Description A hands-on, high-tech workshop for teachers of grades 6-12. High-energy sessions designed for all learning levels. Participate in a hands-on, high-tech exploration of digital tools and resources tailored for the secondary (grades 6-12) educator. Join in a discovery, discussion and demonstration of free web-based applications that work anytime, anywhere, on any device.

6 Useful tools for teaching and learning vocabulary I don’t know about you, but I always find that my learners need as much help in learning and retaining vocabulary as I can give them. I’ve been doing a bit of searching for online tools that can help me in this quest, and here are a few that you might also find helpful… Word bucket Word Bucket is a personal English dictionary, notebook and vocabulary learning game.It enables students to save all new words to their personal Bucket and learn them through fun tests and games – ideal for individual revision or class competition. It’s a perfect classroom tool for learning words. Sentence / paragraph scrambler

5 Tech Tool Combinations for Taking Your Class Global Few students in the United States today have any memory of a time before the Internet. With a world of interactions (both good and bad) a mere click away, it is crucial to prepare our students for a connected existence that values respect, awareness, and collaboration with others from diverse backgrounds – in essence, to make truly global citizens. How can it be done? The SAMR Model In 120 Seconds The SAMR Model In 120 Seconds by TeachThought Staff This is not a post about the SAMR model (a way of thinking about how to teach with technology that uses an acronym as a mnemonic device)–well, not in any way that’s going to further the conversation around it, or push your thinking about the ins and outs of using it.

The Power of Twitter: Personalized PD At Your Fingertips Have you ever wanted to be in two places at the same time? Do you often feel as if you’re being pulled in three directions? In my roles as teacher, technology staff developer and father of four I frequently feel this way. Saturday was a good example of this as there were two education conferences in the NY Metropolitan area that I really wanted to attend, but family responsibilities prevented me from going to either of them.

Mapping with Pearltrees Colin's Sandbox A couple mal-aligned stars prevented me until this afternoon from really giving this week’s material much more than a cursory glance. I spent the early portion of this week with my wife (a teacher on spring break) and family, and then in a frenzied flurry of activity this past weekend fulfilling requirements for the Digital Storytelling class. Also, as a quirk of my personality, when I see a lesson is devoted entirely to using a particular tool (in this case, Pearltrees) rather than an overarching purpose / concept for which to use said tool, I tend to give it short shrift. Thinglink Tutorials Tagging tools bring images to life # Upload, tag, share and manage your interactive images across different platforms In addition to normal links, you can tag your images and videos with these rich media contents Engage with interactive video# Tag and share videos from YouTube or Brightcove Copy & paste video URL and start tagging You can tag your images and videos with these rich media contentsAccess directly from your ThingLink profile Only available for teacher and not added students Flexible student login options #

Moving Students From Digital Citizenship To Digital Leadership Moving Students From Digital Citizenship To Digital Leadership by TeachThought Staff Digital Citizenship has become one of the more symbolic phrases that represents the significant impact technology has made on our behavior and interactions.

Learning Doesn’t Stop At 3 O’Clock – Tools to Maximize Communication Learning Doesn’t Stop At 3 O’Clock: Four Reasons Teachers and Students Need a Class Blog Last March I received an email from my superintendent thanking me for my outstanding work. At first I was a bit confused. It was spring break and class was not in session. The 10 Most Popular Teacher Tools Being Used This Year This image shows absolutely no teacher tools. Aside from that pencil maybe. But seriously, that says a lot about how far we’ve come! The school year is upon us. It’s quite literally the time for teachers, students, parents, school administrators, and everyone else to begin spending the vast majority of their day at a school. Whether it’s college, high school, middle school, or elementary levels, it’s school time.

Presentation Ideas As more and more Haiku Deck users work with the app for selling products or representing their company’s vision, the need for slides to showcase a company’s brand identity with logos and custom background colors has become a top request. Beginning today, iPad users can update Haiku Deck to version 3.3, and web app users can sign in to haikudeck.com, to give these awesome new features a try. Here’s how they work: Creating a Logo Slide Select the orange Text button on the left, then the Logo Slide type that now appears at the bottom of the “SELECT FORMAT” options.

edutopia Plenty of students may know how to create digital media, but too few know how to produce engaging, high-quality content, the kind that makes them stand out not only to college admission officers, but also to potential employers. What does that kind of quality involve? We need to teach and encourage students to post original, outstanding content that will distinguish their unique identities in a sea of increasingly indistinguishable resumes -- which are going the way of the typewriter.

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