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Polls & Surveys

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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What Are Your Favorite Education Related iPad Apps?

February 29, 2012

Help us update our list and win a $25 iTunes gift card! Almost a year ago we published the article, “10 Excellent iPad Apps for Teachers”, and it’s been the most popular post on the site ever since. However, with the ever expanding availability of iPad apps and the growing number of experienced educators using […]

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Most Impactful Education Technologies (Survey Results, Part Two)

November 16, 2011

Further examining educator’s technological preferences and commentary. In Sunday’s post we examined some of the results from last month’s survey, which looked to gather educator’s insights into the question, “Which technologies can most impact student learning?” Today we wrap this up by looking at some additional data from the survey. Top Votes for “Second Most” and “Third Most” […]

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The Education Technologies That Educators Believe Can Have The Biggest Impact On Student Learning (Survey Results)

November 13, 2011

Survey results indicate several specific technologies as those that we should be investing in and focusing on if we want to effectively leverage technology in education. Tough economic times have more people questioning what we are getting out of technology spending in our schools. Unfortunately, results are often being sought in overly broad terms, like improved grades and graduation […]

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Which Education Technologies Do Educators Think Can Have The Biggest Impact (Survey)?

October 16, 2011

A different approach to the question of whether or not technology makes a difference in student learning and outcomes. We want to know what YOU think – if you are a teacher, or work closely with teachers in a supporting role, please take a few moments to answer these 6 brief questions about which technologies, or technologically-related […]

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