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How to Build Your Edtech Toolkit

Episode 152

GotTechED the Podcast    

 Episode 152: How to Build your edtech tool kit

Welcome back to GotTechED the podcast this is Episode 152 called “How to Build Your Edtech Toolkit”. In this episode, we’ll talk about how to go about finding the edtech tools that are best for you, your students, and your life.  In a world where there are so many choices for educational technology, it’s more important than ever to be able to build your very own edtech toolkit.  This is another episode you don’t want to miss, check it out!

Segment 1: Updates


  1. 12 Days of edtech coming back for year 3
  2. Follow along on our YouTube Channel
  3. March 12th NJECC Conference

Segment 2: How to Build your Edtech Toolkit

Things to think about

  1. Write down your favorite teaching best practices and strategies
  2. Think about the functionality needed to enhance the best practices and strategies
  3. Don’t over tool your edtech toolkit
  4. Keep your students in mind
  5. Contemplate the positives and negatives of One off tools versus the one-stop shop
  6. Evaluate the toolkit as the years go on
  7. Teaching vs Productivity

Examples of possible categories: Productivity

  1. Lesson planning
  3. ChatGPT, Bard, etc
  4. Presentations
  5. Canva
  6. Quizizz Lessons
  7. Curipod 
  8. Activity Development
  10. Canva
  12. Assessment creation
  13. Quizizz (AI and extension)
  15. Rubric creation/Leaving feedback/grading
  17. Mote
  18. ScreenPal
  19. textblaze

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Need a Presenter?

As experienced presenters and content creators, you can contact Nick and Guise to speak at your school, event, or conference. They can customize a workshop that meets your organization’s unique time and content needs. While no topic is out of bounds, GotTechED is best known for sessions on:

  • AI For Teachers, Admin, and Parents
  • 1:1 Chromebook Integration
  • EdTech Throwdown
  • TargetED Learning
  • Gamification (Badge Systems)
  • Game-Based Learning (Escape Rooms, Amazing Race, and more)
  • Google apps and extensions
  • Personalized learning and Choice Boards
  • Teacher productivity (Lesson Planning, Online Grading. and Feedback)
  • Digital content creation
  • Student Podcasting
  • Screencasting
  • Flipped Classroom
  • Student-Centered Learning

About the author, Eric

Eric Guise is a media specialist and technology coach with more than a decade of experience as a teacher.

Eric was named the 2016 Biology Teacher of Year by the New Jersey Biology Teachers Association and is currently pursuing an EdD in Leadership in Digital Transformation in Educational Technology.

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