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Gamifying the Classroom with Minecraft – so Many Fun Possibilities! | Emerging Education Technologies

Gamifying the Classroom with Minecraft – so Many Fun Possibilities! | Emerging Education Technologies | EdTech | Scoop.it
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Three Keys to Staying on Track When Using New Tech in the Classroom

Three Keys to Staying on Track When Using New Tech in the Classroom | EdTech | Scoop.it
Inspiration has kicked in and you’ve built an arsenal of great technology-rich lesson plans. You can hardly wait to unleash them in your classroom. Sound familiar? Digital learning is both thrillin…
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Stepping inside: How VR inspires students to connect with literature

Stepping inside: How VR inspires students to connect with literature | EdTech | Scoop.it
An exciting use case for VR in education: students used the VR tool CoSpaces in to recreate scenes from novels and build book summaries that can be explored in virtual reality.
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8 Reflective Questions To Help Any Student Think About Their Learning -

8 Reflective Questions To Help Any Student Think About Their Learning - | EdTech | Scoop.it
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Design Thinking and PBL

Design Thinking and PBL | EdTech | Scoop.it
Design thinking and PBL can bridge what we know and how we innovate. Try combining these two practices as an instructional framework for teaching 21st-century skills.
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A Powerful Way to End the School Year

A Powerful Way to End the School Year | EdTech | Scoop.it
Year mapping allows students to see what they’ve learned in your class, and it’s a great resource for your incoming class.
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5 Ways To Use Spark Creation Tools To Empower K-12 Learners - Class Tech Tips

5 Ways To Use Spark Creation Tools To Empower K-12 Learners - Class Tech Tips | EdTech | Scoop.it
I'm excited to share tips, strategies and lesson ideas for educators looking to empower their students with creation tools.
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Who wants to change?

Who wants to change? | EdTech | Scoop.it
Years ago, I was working with a small group of administrators, sharing some insights and ideas on where education could go and where it is moving. I am passionate that if you are in a leadership po…
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Part One: Ten Steps… Transforming Past Lessons For the 21st Century Digital Classroom

Part One: Ten Steps… Transforming Past Lessons For the 21st Century Digital Classroom | EdTech | Scoop.it
  Welcome to this four part series devoted to bringing curriculum to the digital era. In this series of posts I want to walk you through ten practical steps I have found helpful in transforming yesterday's lessons into 21st century digital treasures! I even include some awesome links that you will find useful in the…
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The 21st Century Book Report

The 21st Century Book Report | EdTech | Scoop.it
How do we get students to read more? It’s one of the those questions that just never seems to be answered well enough for an Englis
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Introducing SAMR: Planning & Reflecting Classroom Technology Usage

Introducing SAMR: Planning & Reflecting Classroom Technology Usage | EdTech | Scoop.it

A blog about integrating technology in the classroom. 

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Swift Playgrounds - Preview

Swift Playgrounds - Preview | EdTech | Scoop.it
Swift Playgrounds is a new app for iPad that teaches you to write Swift code in a fun, interactive way. Learn the code developers use to build apps.
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5 Tech Trends that Could Supercharge Education in 2016

5 Tech Trends that Could Supercharge Education in 2016 | EdTech | Scoop.it
The technologies of tomorrow are already making headway into education, and others are poised for mass distribution in 2016.
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New Adventures With Nearpod

New Adventures With Nearpod | EdTech | Scoop.it
Engaging instruction, student centered learning, and a classroom foundation built upon creation is the goal of every educator. But, often the question is HOW do I accomplish this? How do I “change”…
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To Build Teamwork, Breakout EDU Challenges Students to Think Out of the Box - EdSurge News

To Build Teamwork, Breakout EDU Challenges Students to Think Out of the Box - EdSurge News | EdTech | Scoop.it
I was on my way to my new gig as an elementary teacher one morning when I first heard the term “PBL paralysis” on a podcast. Erin Murphy and Ros
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Create Immersive Virtual Reality with Storyspheres - EdTechTeacher

Create Immersive Virtual Reality with Storyspheres - EdTechTeacher | EdTech | Scoop.it
Though impressive, the first Virtual Reality offerings in education primarily consisted of pre-created experiences where students could explore famous landmarks, geographic regions and unique locations.  For instance, thoughtfully developed tools such as Google Expeditions and Nearpod VR allow teachers to guide their students through … Read more
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How Design Thinking Supports Innovation in K-12 Education

How Design Thinking Supports Innovation in K-12 Education | EdTech | Scoop.it
This article is a preview introducing the WISE-IDEO research report, "Thinking and Acting Like a Designer: How Design Thinking Supports Innovation in K-12 Education". The WISE-IDEO report was written by a team of authors led by Dr. Laura Moorhead and Ms Sandy Speicher.
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How to Make PDFs Editable With Google Docs

How to Make PDFs Editable With Google Docs | EdTech | Scoop.it
How to Make PDFs Editable With Google Docs. Do you have a PDF file that contains text you want to edit? While you can't edit the file itself, you can use Google Drive to extract the text from a PDF file and place it into a norma
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11 Technology Tools for the Reading Classroom - Class Tech Tips

11 Technology Tools for the Reading Classroom - Class Tech Tips | EdTech | Scoop.it
At the Nebraska State Reading Conference it was so much fun meeting new teachers and sharing plenty of my favorites technology tools for reading.
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Tech Snacks

Tech Snacks | EdTech | Scoop.it
Let Google Fill You in on All of the Latest Trends With the help of Google Trends, you don’t have to be a hipster doofus to stay o
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Learning Transformed #LT8Keys

Learning Transformed #LT8Keys | EdTech | Scoop.it
A blog about digital leadership, pedagogy, learning, and transformative change in education.
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The 2017 Honor Roll: EdTech’s Must-Read K–12 IT Blogs

The 2017 Honor Roll: EdTech’s Must-Read K–12 IT Blogs | EdTech | Scoop.it
From gurus to classroom tech champions to communities, we’ve got the latest batch of top K–12 blogs.
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The How (and Why) It's Time to Create Digital Portfolios

The How (and Why) It's Time to Create Digital Portfolios | EdTech | Scoop.it
Written by Holly Clark  and reposted from hollyclark.org Warning: True Confession of an Educator Ahead …I always find it quit
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CivilizationEDU will make high school totally radical next year

CivilizationEDU will make high school totally radical next year | EdTech | Scoop.it
Boring old history books don't stand a chance next to video games in class!
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