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8 Cool Mobile Apps Created by High School Students

January 6, 2015

What an Awesome way to Learn! These Students Showed the World What They Can Accomplish. One of my very favorite uses of technology in education is when it used by students to create things. There are so many ways to be creative with technology – writing, creating art work, composing music, creating web sites, developing […]

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How to be a Rock Star Teacher in 2015 (in a World of ‘CAVE’ Colleagues)

January 4, 2015

Make 2015 the Year you Make it Happen! Have you let cynical peers and worn-down administrators get you down or hold you back? There’s no doubt it’s challenging being in education, having to defend your work and actions to parents, dealing with difficult students, and overcoming unsupportive administrators … but you can’t let it keep […]

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Education and Instructional Technology Tweet Wrap for Week Ending 01-03-15

January 3, 2015

Inspiring, informative, useful, or just plain fun tweets about education and instructional technology articles, resources, etc. (Originally posted on Twitter by @EmergingEdTech over this past week … collected here to share with our blog readers). Happy New Year Everyone! This week’s wrap includes … defining a ‘taxonomy’ for personalized education, the most shared flipped classroom […]

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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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Free Personal Finance Budget Challenge Pays Students to Learn!

December 30, 2014

H&R Block is Awarding Students $3 Million in Prizes, to Support Learning About Budgeting & Personal Finance How would you like your students to have the opportunity to earn a $20,000 Scholarship Award? There are 132 of those up for grabs, along with a Grand Prize $100,000 award! There are also $2,500 and $5,000 Classroom […]

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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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Digital Learning and Education Technology Tweet Wrap for Week Ending 12-27-14

December 27, 2014

Inspiring, informative, useful, or just plain fun tweets about education and instructional technology articles, resources, etc. (Originally posted on Twitter by @EmergingEdTech over this past week … collected here to share with our blog readers). This week in our Tweet Wrap … the milestone that marked the beginning of computer-based “ed tech”(?),enter for a free […]

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It’s Christmas Time! Happy Holidays from EmergingEdTech!

December 25, 2014

Wishing all our readers and educators everywhere a wonderful Christmas and joyous holiday, the world over. No matter what holidays you partake in, my family and I want to wish everyone a healthy happy celebration. I wrote about many of my favorite parts of the holiday in this original Christmas song. My wife joins me […]

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Getting to Know Visme – Create Excellent Content For Presentations, Infographics, & More

December 23, 2014

This “Super Duper Easy” Content Creation Platform lets you Design Many Different Visual Formats Visme is a powerful web-based tool that has been gaining a lot of attention lately. This is a platform that will help you to create impressive presentations and other visual content that you’ll hardly believe you developed! Students and teachers alike […]

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4 Sites that Rate Education and Instructional Technology Products and Services

December 21, 2014

These Sites Offer a Variety of Approaches and Depth in Their Education Technology Resource Reviews Who doesn’t appreciate online reviews as a potential source of useful feedback about products and services they are considering buying? Even better, some online resources specialize in in-depth reviews of certain products. Consumer Reports is a great example – they’ve […]

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