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How to Build your edtech tool kit for your Students

Episode 153

GotTechED the Podcast    

 Episode 153: How to Build your edtech tool kit for your Students

Welcome back to GotTechED the podcast this is Episode 153 called “How to Build an Edtech Toolkit for Your Students”. In this episode, we’ll talk about how to find the edtech tools that are best for your students when working in the classroom.  In a world where there are so many choices for educational technology, it’s more important than ever to help your students find the best choices possible.  This is another episode you don’t want to miss, check it out!

Segment 1: Updates

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. Functionality
  2. Student Ability
  3. Awareness of other EdTech
  4. Keep it simple
  5. Legality (FERPA COPPA)

Examples of possible categories: Productivity

  1. Presentations/Project Creation
  2. Canva
  3. Adobe Express
  4. Google Slides
  5. Slidesmania
  6. Slidescarnival
  7. Prezi
  8. Video
  9. WeVideo    
  10. ScreenPal
  11. Stop Motion Studio app
  12. Review
  13. Quizizz – Use AI to automatically convert your study guides to quizzes
  14. Gimkit
  15. Specialty List
  16. Collection of tools they might use for a specific purpose
  17. Equatio
  18. Figjam by Figma – free for educators if you go to figma.com/education
  19. Trello
  20. The Noun Project
  21. Text Giraffe
  22. Phet
  23. Khan Academy
  24. NoodleTools
  25. Wakelet

Segment 3: Where to Find GotTechED

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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

This podcast is a proud member of the teach better podcast Network, just like my podcast called GotTechED, a podcast that does the edtech research for you so you can concentrate on teaching your class. You can find out more at teachbetter.com/podcast …better today, better tomorrow, and the podcast to get you there…now let’s get back to the episode.

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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