21 Tools I Use to Manage Distance Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Today I share the tool kit and tips that have helped streamline distance learning at my school.

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5 Digital tools for making the virtual classroom more inclusive

Neo LMS

5 Digital tools for an inclusive virtual classroom. There are numerous digital tools teachers can use for mixed ability classes, while offering a sense of inclusion to every learner. This tool helps track the quiet students to try to include them more in the class activities.

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Tech Tools for School Counselors

The CoolCatTeacher

Steve Sharp talks about tools schoolcounselors can use. Today, guidance counselor, Steve Sharp helps guidance counselors know the tools that can help them level up. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter School counselors are unique.

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4 Creative Projects to Make Using Google Tools

The CoolCatTeacher

Eric is author of the new book Control Alt Achieve: Rebooting Your Classroom with Creative Google Projects and we give an overview of what you can do with Google tools. All Grades All Subjects Edtech Tool Tuesday Education Overcoming in Covid19 Project Based Learning Students Technology Tool

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H?para: The Essential Tool for Every Google Classroom School

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter I’ve seen one tool improve student engagement in Google Classroom significantly — H?para. In conclusion, this tool is doing more to improve engagement than any other tool I’ve seen.

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Guest post: Digital Tools For The Timid

EdTech4Beginners

With these 2 simple apps, you will look like a pro even if it is your first time using digital tools. As professionals teaching in the information age, it is our responsibility to learn to use tools and apps to promote communication, collaboration and critical thinking in the classroom. Believe it or not, using tools to create your own materials will save you time. But once you see how easy it is to become a 21st-century teacher, you’ll explore more tools.

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Tools for Designing Awesome Graphics

Teacher Reboot Camp

I started this blog 10 years ago, which was shortly after using Twitter and other social media tools to connect with educators. Below I’ve listed free design tools teachers and students can use to create digital graphics and publications. Web Tools for Creating Awesome Graphics.

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Formative Assessment Tools and Apps

Teacher Reboot Camp

There are many different types of digital assessment tools and apps that allow teachers to quickly see what their students understand in a variety of ways through exit and entrance tickets, quizzes, student response systems, peer feedback, self-evaluation, graphic organizers, polls, and games.

8 New Productivity Tools & Tips for Working from Home

The CoolCatTeacher

Here are the 8 Productivity Tools and Tips I’ve started using while working from home. Listen to Vicki Talk about the Top 8 Tools for Working from Home Listen to the show on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher Stream by clicking here.

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3 Tools to Amplify Your Video Conferences

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you miss the level of engagement and presence in your physical classes, then you will love using the three tools below. These tools allow multiple ways for all students to participate, are amazing assessment tools, and require no registration for students.

Equity in Education Networks: A Tool for Inquiry

Digital Promise

Many others have informed the tool and our ongoing learning along the way. The tools are neither definitive nor exhaustive, but they reflect a learning journey that continues. Share learnings, reflections and other ideas for the tool using this form.

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Top edtech tools for digital differentiation

Neo LMS

However, there are many tools that are out there that can be helpful, especially if the teacher and students have access to technology. It’s helpful to leverage technology for these because most online tools will automatically grade and give data reports.

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Foster student agency with these online tools

Neo LMS

Foster student agency with these online tools. With the widespread use of Internet tools and resources, embracing such an approach has never been easier. Next, I’ll share some tools I’ve used successfully with my students. Class tools.

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Level Up Your Virtual Teaching with Screencasting Tools!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Screencasting tools are a lifesaver for virtual instruction. The free screen recording tools below help teachers quickly record video tutorials to share with parents and students within minutes. Screencasting Tools and Resources. Loom is one of my favorite tools this year!

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Comic Creation Tools to Engage Learners

Teacher Reboot Camp

The free comic creation tools below are easy to use and allow learners to choose from a library of characters, props, scenes, and templates to visualize a word problem, retell a moment in history, illustrate science, explain a theory, or make up their own story. Comic Creation Tools. ?

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Digital Research and Curation with Social Bookmarking Tools

Teacher Reboot Camp

With social bookmarking tools students can collect, categorize, curate, and tag resources. Get students to create collections for each unit, topic, or project or use any of these tools to share additional resources for a project. Social Bookmarking Tools.

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Snip It: Using the FREE Windows Snipping Tool

Teacher Tech

In this guest post, educator Marcia Carrillo demonstrates the Snipping Tool. The post Snip It: Using the FREE Windows Snipping Tool appeared first on Teacher Tech. EdTech ToolShe explains it is the quickest and easiest method for screenshots or grabs and. It's FREE! .

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10 Tools teachers can use to create virtual field trips

Neo LMS

I started to use Nearpod as a complex tool where I could create complete lessons in my classes. 10 Tools teachers can use to create virtual field trips. Google Maps – is a wonderful tool, especially for Geography classes, but with various possible usages for other subjects.

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Screencast Tools to Demonstrate Student Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

The screen recording web tools and apps below also have cool features like the ability to highlight areas, draw, upload images, add pdfs, and more! Screencasting Web Tools and Apps. Screencast-o-matic is a web tool to screencast your computer or Chromebook screen and add narration.

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Tools to Inspire Collaborative Discussions

Teacher Reboot Camp

The free web tools below help teachers create a safe online class where students can access learning materials, post their work, and comment on the works of others. Collaborative Discussion Tools. Flipgrid is a video response tool and app designed for schools.

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Formative Assessment Tools and Apps

Teacher Reboot Camp

There are many different types of digital assessment tools and apps that allow teachers to quickly see what their students understand in a variety of ways through exit and entrance tickets, quizzes, student response systems, peer feedback, self-evaluation, graphic organizers, polls, and games.

Tips, Tools and Resources for Awesome Student Video Projects

Teacher Reboot Camp

Video Projects: Tips and Tools. If students have smart devices, they will find their camera tool has editing features. Additional free tools and apps for quick video productions, include Biteable , Powtoon , Toontastic , Genial.ly , Plotagon , My Simple Show , Magisto , and Wideo.

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Tech Tip #105: Create Shortkeys for Windows Tools

Ask a Tech Teacher

Today’s tip: Create Shortkeys for Windows Tools. Q: I love the Windows snipping tool, but it takes too long to activate. I discovered how to create a shortkey for Snipping Tool—or any Windows program: Right click on the program icon.

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Digital Tools for Preventing the Summer Slide

Kajeet

Digital Learning Tools and Tips SmartSpot MDMIt’s the end of the school year, and as students get ready for fun and relaxation, many educators across the nation are worried about one thing – the summer slide.

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Which Edtech Tool Should I Choose?

Digital Promise

How can educators feel confident that an edtech tool supports learning? As an educator, I struggled to find reliable information about edtech tools as nearly every product I looked at claimed that it was based on research. The post Which Edtech Tool Should I Choose?

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20 ways Google tools can make the end of the year ROCK

Ditch That Textbook

Google tools can help! The post 20 ways Google tools can make the end of the year ROCK appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. G Suite end of the school year end of year project ideas final exam ideas final project ideas tech tools end of schoolThe end of the year is unique.

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5 immersive learning tools for the classroom

eSchool News

As you’re searching for some new immersive learning apps and tools to incorporate into your teaching this fall, check out the list below for some fun choices.

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5 Awesome online tools for game-based learning

Neo LMS

I have long believed that spring presents an excellent time for educators to explore new ideas and try some new digital tools in the classroom. or another one of the game-based learning tools to engage students in a learning activity together and to be able to track their progress.

7 Tech Tools for PE Teachers

Ask a Tech Teacher

What are your favorite tools? Health High School Web Tools listsTechnology is a natural education fit in everything from math to Spanish to literacy. The one corner of K-12 learning that is not so obvious is PE — Physical Education. In that class, we think of physical stuff — not digital — like running and exercising. But kids love technology’s apps and software. Is there a way to use these to encourage physical fitness?

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5 tools for remote learning with Chromebooks

Ditch That Textbook

These five tools can help make learning amazing. The post 5 tools for remote learning with Chromebooks appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Students can do powerful remote learning with Chromebooks.

Social and Emotional Learning Resources and Tools to Uplift Students

Teacher Reboot Camp

One strategy is providing a calming area where students choose different activities and tools to help them relax. The post Social and Emotional Learning Resources and Tools to Uplift Students appeared first on Teacher Reboot Camp.

3 Tools to Amplify Your Video Conferences

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you miss the level of engagement and presence in your physical classes, then you will love using the three tools below. These tools allow multiple ways for all students to participate, are amazing assessment tools, and require no registration for students.

20 tools for a more accessible classroom

Ditch That Textbook

DitchBook Twitter chat Ed Tech Student engagement Teaching accessibility accessibility features accessibility tools accessible classroom edtech immersive readerALL of our students deserve to have access to the content we are teaching. A one-size-fits-all classroom is not practical for any group of students. Luckily with the technology available to us, we can create a learning environment that makes the content accessible to all of our learners.

5 tools for student voice

eSchool News

Adobe Spark is a user-friendly web-based tool with a drag-and-drop interface and quite a few customizable templates. As we prepare students for college, career, and life, it’s vital that we foster skills that will ensure students are successful.

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Weava- A Powerful Research Tool for Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Weava is an excellent tool that allows you to annotate websites and PDFs. research tools web annotating toolsStudents can easily highlight sections in PDFs and websites and add notes to contextualize and enhance their learning. Using.read more.

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Edtech Tools for SPED, Math, and Reading

A Principal's Reflections

What resulted was a great resource that I plan to share below on specific edtech tools that can assist special education (SPED), math, and reading teachers. Below you will see the specific tools I provided during each session.

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Spring into creativity with these 5 digital tools!

Neo LMS

As a language teacher, I am always looking for new ideas or tools for my students to try in our classroom that enables them to create something more authentic and personalized. I’ve also been offering some tools in my Spanish classes that are for Augmented and Virtual Reality.

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Long-needed and Welcome Table Tool From JotForm

Ask a Tech Teacher

That means many traditional teaching tools are no longer the best choice for the new norms. Do you see why this tool excites me? It turns oft-confusing data into decision-making tools. Education has changed.

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Video Project Ideas, Resources, and Tools

Teacher Reboot Camp

Video Project Tools and Resources. If students have smart devices, they will find their camera tool has editing features. Additional free tools and apps for quick video productions, include Biteable , Powtoon , Toontastic , Genial.ly , Plotagon , My Simple Show , Magisto , and Wideo.

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5 fun tools for student collaboration

eSchool News

If you’re looking for a new student collaboration tool for your school team to try, or to try in your own classroom, take a look at the tools below. Students use Drawp creativity tools to add drawings, voice recordings, text, and photos to assignments.

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Curriculum-based Assessments–A Powerful Diagnostic Tool

Ask a Tech Teacher

At the heart of CBA is the change to a quantitative mindset rather than adopting the latest educational wonder tool. Use the data collected over time and apply it to decisions about the efficacy of your teaching, strategies used, and tools employed.

The Remote Learning Checklist: Tools, tips and ideas

Ditch That Textbook

The post The Remote Learning Checklist: Tools, tips and ideas appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. When the coronavirus pandemic hit, many teachers were sent scrambling. How do I teach? What do I assign? How do I do this remotely? What a difference it makes to have a summer to prepare.

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5 digital tools for school libraries

eSchool News

School libraries have evolved from strict, quiet, hush-hush rooms to more interactive spaces with flexible seating, readily-available edtech tools, and educators on hand to help with research, critical resource evaluation, makerspaces.