Tech Tools

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

  • Mon, 27 Mar 2017 06:00:00 +0000: Schools teach long-term lessons with Snapchat - District Administration Magazine - Technology
    K12 students use “snaps” to report on football games and create “how to” tutorials

    Journalism classes at Junction City High School in Kansas—100 miles west of Kansas City—use the short-lived social media app Snapchat to learn long-lived lessons of storytelling.

  • Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:00:00 +0000: Individualized K12 professional development provides flexibility and freedom - District Administration Magazine - Technology
    District-created online program gives school teachers choice to hone specific skills

    Seeking alternatives to expensive professional development that takes teachers out of their classrooms and requires substitutes, Madison County Public Schools in Virginia developed a solution.

  • Wed, 22 Mar 2017 06:00:00 +0000: Telemedicine keeps K12 students in class - District Administration Magazine - Technology
    Treating children in school so they aren’t sent home for minor illnesses

    Telemedicine, in which a remote doctor or physician’s assistant provides health care via the internet, has caught on in the business world and is now making its way into public schools.

  • Fri, 17 Mar 2017 06:00:00 +0000: Personalized learning reshapes school PD - District Administration Magazine - Technology
    Coaching, #EdCamps and other education models allow educators to brush up on targeted skills

    Hattiesburg School District designs technology training to empower teachers to take charge of their own professional development by letting them decide what they want to learn, when they want to learn it and how. 

  • Wed, 15 Mar 2017 06:00:00 +0000: Schools bypassing borders - District Administration Magazine - Technology
    Video technology allows teachers to bring together K12 classrooms from all corners of the world

    In rural eastern Kentucky, teacher Jill Armstrong connects her high school students not just with towering historical figures, but also with real-live teens from schools on the other side of the world.

  • Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:26:27 +0000: Taking a Shot at an “Awesome 21st Century Assessment” Rubric - Emerging Education Technologies
    Making Assessment A Richer Learning Experience I often find the annual Higher Education Horizons report from EDUCAUSE and NMC to be inspiring, and while reading the 2017 edition that came out last...

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  • Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:54:32 +0000: 5 Vital Truths About Education Technology - Emerging Education Technologies
    “Study the Past if you Would Define the Future”  – Confucius  Following are 5 undeniable realities of education technology, as I see them. What do you think? Feel free to weigh in...

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  • Sun, 26 Mar 2017 12:35:18 +0000: Teaching and EdTech Tweet Wrap, w/e 03-25-17 - 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 in the wrap … dispelling the myth of...

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  • Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:06:56 +0000: 12 Potential Education Technology Implementation Pitfalls and Ways to Avoid Them - Emerging Education Technologies
    I originally wrote this piece back in 2012 for inclusion in a collaborative effort that celebrated the 5 year anniversary of the popular website and “Ning” at Classroom20.com. Numerous...

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  • Mon, 20 Mar 2017 12:00:02 +0000: 8 Free Online, Collaborative Interactive White Boards - Emerging Education Technologies
    It's Been 5 Years Since we Updated This Popular Listing One of the most popular posts on the site since way back when (2010 in fact) has been “6 Free Online Interactive White Boards”,...

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