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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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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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10 of the Most Engaging Uses of Instructional Technology (with Dozens of Resources and Tools)

September 7, 2014

Start the New School Year With More Fun, Engaging Techniques and Resources Than You’ll Probably be Able to use all Year! Are you looking for ways to integration technology in your lesson plans and courses that provide for an engaging experience for you and your students? Fans of instructional technology know that it can be […]

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How to Easily Insert Questions and Quizzes into Videos Using EduCanon

August 10, 2014

New “3 Minute Teaching With Tech” Tutorial Video Provides a Quick Intro to This Powerful Free Tool Have you ever wished you knew how to easily add questions into a video to create lesson content or to help ensure that students are engaging with video content? Well, you can, for free! One of the many […]

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What are Teachers Biggest Challenges in 2014?

April 8, 2014

First and Foremost on Teacher’s Minds – Getting Students to be More Self-Directed in Their Learning. On Sunday we published the first part of our recent survey results. Today we wrap it up with a look at responses to a question I posed asking about your biggest challenges. This question was not just about technology, […]

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How Digitally Enabled Educators are Using Technology and What They Want to Learn More About

April 6, 2014

Survey Results: Today’s Tech-Aware Educators are Focused on Engaging Students, Learning About New Tools, and Enabling Active Learning. Over the last month or so EmergingEdTech ran a survey seeking input from educators like you. The goal was to make sure we understand what you want to know about education and instructional technology, and what your […]

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What do you Want to Know about Education and Instructional Technology? (Win $50!)

March 6, 2014

Please Help us to Better Understand What you Want to Learn About (and win a $50 Amazon Gift Card in the Process)! There are so many tools and approaches to leveraging technology in teaching and learning. EmergingEdTech would love to hear from our readers and better understand what they are most interested in learning about […]

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Socrative – A 21st Century Way to Assess

August 20, 2013

Teacher Dave Rudey Agrees that Using this Student Response System is “As Easy As Raising Your Hand” Let me set the stage: it’s professional development at our district administration building. Our district has made a MAJOR leap; within the next three years, we want to have a full 1:1 iPad rollout to our students completed. […]

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ECET2 – Technology as a Powerful Enabler of Teacher Inquiry, Collaboration, and Professional Development

April 7, 2013

The Gates Foundation’s ‘Elevating Teaching’ Conference Yields Inspiring Takeaways, Connections, and More Recently I had the honor and privilege of attending ECET2: The Elevating and Celebrating Effective Teachers and Teaching Conference, sponsored by The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Since the conference, I’ve been thinking a lot about its implications. The conference was so much […]

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15 Favorite iPad Apps As Selected By Teachers

March 25, 2012

Out of 125 responses from teachers indicating their top 3 apps, these are the apps that were listed most often. Over the last few weeks, we ran a survey asking teachers to tell us about two or three of their favorite iPad apps that they use in an education-related context. Today we share the apps […]

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