Tech Tools

Here are a few of my favorite tech tools for school admins

  • Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:00:00 +0000: School buildings on autopilot - District Administration Magazine - Technology
    The internet of things starts with lighting and climate control, and it could soon transform classrooms

    When the central Connecticut town of Cheshire moved to reduce power use, it upgraded six of its eight public schools with the latest internet of things technology. The plan combined energy-efficient LED fixtures with sensors and cloud-based servers that automatically turn the lights off in an empty room or adjust brightness.

    The district cut its electricity bill by 84 percent, saving about $390,000 out of an annual $65 million budget.

  • Thu, 09 Feb 2017 07:00:00 +0000: Books about helping students succeed in school - District Administration Magazine - Technology
    Serving homeless students, inspiring disengaged kids, improving communication skills, studying personalized learning

    DA promotes four books about serving homeless students, inspiring disengaged kids, improving communication skills and studying personalized learning in K12.

  • Fri, 23 Dec 2016 07:00:00 +0000: Enhancing education with assistive technology - District Administration Magazine - Technology
    Products that help prepare students for life beyond K12

    The ever-increasing pace and variety of technological developments continues to be a challenge for K12 assistive technology products.

  • Tue, 20 Dec 2016 07:00:00 +0000: Report details privacy concerns of security upgrades in schools - District Administration Magazine - Technology

    With increased technological surveillance to protect and monitor students has come deep consequences for student privacy and equity, according to a new report from the National Association of State Boards of Education.

  • Wed, 14 Dec 2016 07:00:00 +0000: Schools ride the next edtech wave - District Administration Magazine - Technology
    K12 sees effectiveness and efficiency increase with automatic grading, automated buildings

    As in years past, this new year will bring all sorts of new technology to schools. The question for educators is: To what degree do these technologies enhance education?

  • Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:36:57 +0000: 10 Great Tools for Creating High-Quality Educational Podcasts - Emerging Education Technologies
    Have you Ever Considered Implementing Podcasts as a Part of in Your Teaching Methods? In 2004, Ben Hammersley was the first person to use the word podcasting in an article for the Guardian. He used...

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  • Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:39:12 +0000: Rock Your use of Video as a Teaching and Learning Tool With RooClick - Emerging Education Technologies
    Math Teacher Shares the Benefits of Using RooClick to Better Engage Students Learning via Video By now, I’m sure you’ve either used video in your classroom yourself or know someone that has used it....

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  • Sun, 19 Feb 2017 14:29:51 +0000: Instructional Technology and Teaching Tweet Wrap, w/e 02-18-17 - Emerging Education Technologies
    Inspiring, informative, useful, or just plain fun tweets posted on Twitter over this past week … collected here to share with our blog readers. This week’s wrap is packed full of tasty tidbits...

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  • Thu, 16 Feb 2017 16:46:59 +0000: Ever Participated in an Online Book Club? It’s Easy and Fun. Come Join the FLN Book Club! - Emerging Education Technologies
    The Flipped Learning Network Launches a Book Club! First up: The Innovator’s Mind Set by George Couros One great way to explore new ideas and get in some PD while also take a bit of a break is...

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  • Tue, 14 Feb 2017 12:54:03 +0000: 5 Online Tools for Scheduling Appointments - Emerging Education Technologies
    All of Your Schedules can be Just a Click Away! Managing your time takes a lot of effort and discipline, and when it involves others, it gets even more complicated. From work to home and family life,...

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