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Future of Education Technology

FETC 2015 Trends – Self-Directed, Personalized, and Mobile Device-Agnostic Learning

January 25, 2015

Wondering What Trends Stood Out at this Popular Annual #EdTech Conference ? One of the best EdTech conferences of the year is the Florida Education Technology Conference (FETC). This year was no different as thousands of educators from all disciplines and instructional levels descended upon the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. There were […]

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The All New Free Flipped Teaching and Learning Resources eBook (Available on FlippedClassroomWorkshop.com)

January 20, 2015

This Updated eBook is a Structured Like a Mini Flipped Class Workshop, With Dozens of Excellent Free Resources! As I write this, the Flipped Classroom has evolved into an undeniable grassroots movement, driven by the momentum of tens of thousands of teachers across the world who have embraced the idea. These passionate educators are making […]

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Five Things to Consider When Purchasing an LMS for K-12

January 1, 2015

These Considerations can Help Schools Make an Informed LMS Selection Educators sorting through the vast number of learning management systems (LMSs) currently on the K-12 market have to deal with the fact that different systems offer different features and to different degrees. That means that purchasing an LMS is a matter of deciding which one […]

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EmergingEdTech’s Top 10 Articles in 2014

December 28, 2014

2014 was Another Record Year for the Site, and an Excellent Year for Digital Learning 2014 marked the 5th full year of operations for EmergingEdTech (the site launched in April, 2009). This was another record-setting year for visitors and traffic, with over half a million unique visitors and over 1.25 million page views. I couldn’t […]

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December’s Favorite Education Technology Videos

December 16, 2014

New Monthly Feature Offers Hand Picked Videos About The Impactful Use of Technology in Education This month we launch a new feature – a monthly collection of great videos about the productive use of technology as an aid to teaching and learning! Our first video round up offers a mix of videos discussing technology in […]

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What’s Next for the Tablet Niche in Education (Since the iPad Made it Matter)?

October 30, 2014

There are More Contenders to the Tablet Throne Available Every Day Classroom technology has changed tremendously over the past 20 years. While many schools used to offer a separate “computer lab” on campus, stocked with clunky Apple computers that played Oregon Trail, administrators have put the power in students’ hands — literally — by bringing […]

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3 Minute Teaching With Tech Tutorial – Socrative (Student Response System)

October 19, 2014

Check out how Easy This Popular Free Tool is for Gathering Student Feedback During Class or Giving ‘Live’ Quizzes Socrative is a powerful yet simple Student Response System that lets students respond to ‘quick questions’ or full quizzes using smart phones, tablets, or computers. Teachers love it – its very popular. Check out the newest […]

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The Engaging Power of Using Social Constructs in Your Online Courses

October 12, 2014

If You’re not Incorporating Social Elements in Your Online Courses, You’re Missing A Fundamental Engagement and Learning Opportunity While Online Learning has created opportunity for many students who would otherwise find it highly impractical to pursue their education further, one of the down sides of this type of learning is limited social interaction. Social networking […]

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8 Engaging Ways to use Technology in the Classroom to Create Lessons That Aren’t Boring

October 5, 2014

Dozens of free web tools and ideas that can pack a technology integration punch and kick those lessons up a notch Are you tired of delivering the same old lectures on the same subjects year after year? Are you using the same lesson materials over and over and wishing you could make learning in your […]

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The Benefits of Learning-by-Doing With Business Simulation Games

September 18, 2014

Business Simulation Games are a Great way to Bring Active, Applied Learning into Business and Marketing Courses Of the many different forms of Active Learning made possible through modern instructional technologies, one of my favorites is Simulations. These can come in so many forms … Clinical Healthcare Simulations, Flight Simulations, Weather Simulations, etc. Today we […]

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