Nurture Your Innovative Teachers (or suffer the consequences) – From Tom Daccord

The following post is an excerpt from EdTechTeacher CEO, Tom Daccord’s new blog: tomdaccord.com. “Dysfunctional schools become even more so because thoughtful teachers avoid working with colleagues who are marching the competition.” -Linda Darling-Hammond Recently I had extended conversations with two talented, …

A conversation with Rosey McQuillan on Differentiation

We are excited to launch a new series of videos featuring conversations with our Summer Institute instructors. These conversations are not only a preview of the workshops, but also offer a chance to learn more about the topics. In this video, Ben …

“Unfreezing” Teachers:  Why So Many Technology Initiatives Are Stagnating – From Tom Daccord

The following post is an excerpt from EdTechTeacher CEO, Tom Daccord’s new blog: tomdaccord.com. Over the last six years schools and districts have spent millions of dollars equipping their students and faculty with iPads and Chromebooks, often in an attempt to create …

A Conversation with John Umekubo about Design Thinking

We are excited to launch a new series of videos featuring conversations with our Summer Institute instructors. These conversations are not only a preview of the workshops, but also offer a chance to learn more about the topics. In this video, Ben …

5 Unique Ways to Use Google Classroom – From Mason Mason

This post is from EdTechTeacher Instructor Mason Mason follow him on Twitter @EdTechMason When I was a high school English teacher, we were using a proprietary learning management system (LMS) that was not user-friendly. My team and I were searching for something to replace …

3 Chrome Extensions to Use Before the End of the School Year – from Ben Sondgeroth

-Follow our Instructor, Ben Sondgeroth on Twitter @Mr_Sondgeroth One of the most powerful features of Chrome OS is the integration of third-party Chrome extensions. By definition, Chrome extensions extend the power of Chrome and perform functions not built directly into the browser. …

Innovative Uses of G Suite Edu in Medfield Public Schools

EdTechTeacher has been working with the Medfield Public Schools in Medfield, Massachusetts for the past five years through our year-long Teaching for the 21st Century (T21) Program.  Through the development of their 1:1, BYOD and Chromebook cart model, Medfield has increased their adoption of …

Differentiation of Instruction with G Suite – From Avra Robinson and Rosey McQuillan

Moving from an analog environment to a digital one has never been more important or easier. It can be challenging to design learning experiences which allow students voice and choice while providing opportunities to support diverse learning styles. Digital differentiation using G-Suite …

Getting Started with Apple’s Productivity Suite on the iPad – From Mason Mason

Leveraging the power of the iPad for teaching and learning means not only tapping into the potential of Apple’s hardware but harnessing the power of Apple’s software as well. Pages, Keynote, and Numbers comprise Apple’s productivity suite of apps that teachers and …

Create Custom Virtual Reality Tours with CoSpace – Greg Kulowiec

Creating virtual reality spaces couldn’t be easier with such a student friendly platform, CoSpaces. With a well-built library of backgrounds and objects, along with the embedded coding capacity, creating dynamic virtual worlds is possible for all creators. However, the potential to create …

Getting Started with Book Creator for Chrome – From Ben Sondgeroth

Book Creator has long been one of my favorite iPad apps to use with students. The versatility of the iPad app was second to none – allowing students to curate and showcase the many capabilities of the iPad. Now the clean, easy-to-use …

Digital Learning Day with Book Creator and EdTechTeacher

We are excited to be apart of Digital Learning Day, an annual event organized by the Alliance for Excellent Education. We will be teaming up with Book Creator for a LIVE after-school professional development event. This free webinar is focused on how …