Are You Taking Full Advantage of Google Home and Amazon Alexa … in your Classroom? – Education Article

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | | More In this episode of the TeacherCast LIVE from FETC, we speak with Massachusetts educator Eileen Belastock about how school districts are supporting students who may not have the technology at home needed to complete 21st-century homework assignments. In this episode, you will learn: FETC Wrap-up Using Voice Technology in the Classrooms (Google Home / Alexa for EDU) Student Data Privacy Responsible use…

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Taking A Deeper Look At Learning From A Global Perspective – Education Article

In this episode of TeacherCast LIVE from FETC, I had the privilege of sitting down with Dr. Jianli Jiao, Dr. Matt Harris, and Victor Rivero to discuss the state of educational technology and professional development worldwide. In this episode, we discuss: FETC Wrap-up What does professional development look like worldwide? How is EdTech different around the world? The importance of digital literacy for all age levels How to bring MOOCs into professional learning The importance of collaboration and networking at…

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The 7 coolest edtech products I saw at FETC – Education Article

I saw many interesting products at FETC 2019 in Orlando last week, but here are the ones that resonated most strongly because of their uniqueness and immediate classroom application. 1. Lucid for Education Lucid is one of those companies that you may not have heard of, but you definitely should! They have a visual learning toolkit that helps students learn to collaborate using 21st-century skills while making deeper connections to prior knowledge. By creating digital resources and presentations with other students…

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FETC 2019: Day One | eSchool News – Education Article

Not the driving rain or 50-degree temperatures could keep edtech enthusiasts from the opening day of FETC 2019 in Orlando. Wearing winter coats and braving the harsh Florida weather, lines formed early for the 8 am workshops. Because this is my 13th FETC, I confidently walked into the conference center as a tour guide for an FETC first timer. However, in its usual manner, FETC changed it up for the better. Though I do miss seeing Hawaiian shirts and skateboards…

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5 #FETC Presentations You Might Have Missed! – Education Article

I just finished presenting, connecting, and learning at the Future of Educational Technology Conference, or FETC, in Orlando, Florida. It is one of the biggest edtech conferences in the U.S., and I want to share all of my presentations with you! Missing out is the worst! So no FOMO for Shake Up Learning readers! I’ve embedded all of my FETC presentations in this post just for you. If you have never seen me present, you should know that my slides…

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