Emerging Education Technology

Resources for Teaching Students HOW TO LEARN

Why do Schools Rarely Teach Students How to Learn? Schools are so caught up in teaching fundamentals like reading, writing, and good old “‘rithmatic”, as and knowledge required to pass...

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My Coursera Experience – Quality Professional Development, and an Inexpensive Verified Certificate

Teachers can Earn a Verified Certificate for Convenient, Affordable PD Back in 2012, I took a Coursera course in Operations Management, to test the waters of the new world of MOOCs. I shared my...

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In Memory of Our Fallen Soldiers

Honor our Fallen by Helping our Veterans To my way of thinking, one of the best ways we can recognize Memorial Day and honor those who died while serving in the country’s armed forces is to...

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Digital Learning and Teaching Tweet Wrap for Week Ending 05-23-15

Inspiring, informative, useful, or just plain fun tweets about education and instructional technology articles, resources, etc. (Originally posted on Twitter by @EmergingEdTech over this past week …...

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Put the Power Back in PowerPoint With More Images and Less Text!

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words The next time you’re putting together a presentation, ask yourself whether a slide can be replaced with a picture. If you can get your main point across with a...

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Get to Know ClassDojo – Manage and Motivate Your Class With Ease (Totally Free)

In Week 11 of the Try-a-Tool-a-Week Challenge we checked out ClassDojo. As with many of the fun free tools we’ve been checking out, the feedback has been quite positive. K-12 teachers use...

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R U Engaging Your Students? Strategies and Tools for the Texting Generation

Students and Smart Phones Go Together Like Reading and Writing. Let’s Put Them to Use in the Service of Learning! In the U.S., and increasingly abroad, students of high school and college age...

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Digital Learning and Instructional Tech Tweet Wrap for Week Ending 05-16-15

Inspiring, informative, useful, or just plain fun tweets about education and instructional technology articles, resources, etc. (Originally posted on Twitter by @EmergingEdTech over this past week …...

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The Shocking Truth About Competency Based Education

The Rise of Regionally Accredited Competency Based Education in HigherEd I’ve been a fan of the idea of Competency Based Education since I first heard of it. It seemed like such a positive...

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The NEW Free Education Technology Resources eBook is Out!

With nearly 200 free software applications, this new update is just jammed full of awesome free tools and tons of insights into how to use them in your courses and classrooms! If you’ve...

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