by Greg Kulowiec In these increasingly challenging times for educators, students and families, there has been an understandable focus placed on distance learning. While it is safe to say that this is not an ideal time to introduce new edtech tools to students, educators may want to consider the role that audio can play in […]
by Greg Kulowiec It appears that there are countless options emerging, practically on a daily basis in the Virtual Reality space in education. Yet, there is also a clear disparity between the quality and equitable access to certain types of virtual reality experiences. At scale, schools that have access to virtual reality class kits for […]
by: Thomas Daccord A few weeks ago I attended one of Greg Kulowiec’s Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality (ARVR) workshops in the Boston area. Greg did a wonderful job of highlighting ARVR’s educational benefits and I was struck in particular by VR’s implications for Social and Emotional Learning (SEL). Greg drew our attention to a […]
Educator Kwaku Aning joins us in our first episode that explores the potential and role of virtual reality in education. The discussion covers the entire spectrum of the topic from big picture thinking about the role and impact of VR in the classroom and on student experience, to specific approaches towards implementation.
In episode 17, Greg sat down with David Lee to dig into Design Thinking. The discussion shifts from the model itself to the importance of shifting culture and mindsets to truly leverage the design thinking process. David is an EdTech Specialist at Singapore American School and the author of Design Thinking in the Classroom. Learn more about his work at his site, David Lee EdTech and follow along with David’s work on Instagram & Twitter.
Why Design Thinking? How Might We Create meaningful learning environments for students? This is a huge question to tackle and one with countless reasonable answers. Whether classrooms embrace Project Based Learning, Inquiry Based Instruction, Personalized Learning, or another other framework for a classroom experience, the intention tends to be universal. Educators want to create the […]
The Evolution of Google Drive & HyperDocs If there is an edtech tool that is constantly evolving, updating, and providing more opportunity for student creation & collaboration than G Suite I have yet to see it. While educational technology is a constantly changing landscape, the G Suite, and Google Drive platform has been a constant […]
Shawn and Greg record live at the EdTechTeacher Boston Summit to explore many of the ideas that emerged from season one.
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 G Suite in a variety of both practical and creative ways. With the […]
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 with CoSpaces is quickly amplified with a few simple additions. One can capture […]