Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education.

7 Great Chrome Apps to Help Students Become Better Googlers

Author: EdTech Guy
Posted: March 2, 2015, 9:54 pm
March 2, 2015 Here is what we have been working on over the last weekend. This is a list of some excellent Chrome tools to enhance your 'Googling' experience. From extensions allowing you to conduct...

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Professionally Designed Templates to Use in Google Docs and Sheets

Author: EdTech Guy
Posted: March 2, 2015, 7:12 am
March 2, 2015 Template Gallery is a useful Google Doc add-on for teachers and students. It provides you with a variety of professionally designed templates for your documents and spreadsheets. Most...

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14 Great Books on The Importance of Video Games in 21st Century Learning

Author: EdTech Guy
Posted: February 28, 2015, 7:56 pm
February 28, 2015 Gaming is a growing trend in the 21st century learning paradigm and you don't need to look hard to see the evidence. Digital and video games  take up a big part of the lives of...

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7 Ways Video Games Enhance Learning

Author: EdTech Guy
Posted: February 28, 2015, 6:27 pm
February 28, 2015 If anything, video gaming provides researchers and cognitive scientists with a huge repository of raw data on the dynamics of learning. Watching and analyzing how people play games...

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A Comprehensive List of Education-related Twitter Chats for Teachers

Author: EdTech Guy
Posted: February 28, 2015, 5:34 am
February 28, 2015 Since its introduction a few years ago, hashtag has absolutely transformed the micro-blogging sphere allowing users to create communities around content. Twitter now is teeming with...

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New- You Can Now Trim YouTube Videos on Android

Author: EdTech Guy
Posted: February 27, 2015, 8:01 pm
February 27, 2015 Google released today a new interesting feature for its YouTube app on Android. When you upload a video on Android YouTube app, you will be able to trim your videos and select the...

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Excellent Tool for Accessing Multiple Search Engines with One Click

Author: EdTech Guy
Posted: February 27, 2015, 7:37 pm
February 27, 2015 Search All is a cool web app that allows you to conduct a quick search on different search engines. With one click you can search for the same topic on a wide variety of search...

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Get 500 Free Books on Coding

Author: EdTech Guy
Posted: February 27, 2015, 7:01 pm
February 27, 2015 Coding is one of the most demanded skills in the 21st century learning. There is a growing need for teaching students the fundamentals of coding and computer programming not only...

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7 of The Best Chrome Apps for EFL and ESL Students

Author: EdTech Guy
Posted: February 27, 2015, 6:33 pm
February 27, 2015 Today we are sharing with you some useful Chrome apps to help your students with their language learning. These apps are particularly helpful for  EFL and ESL learners. They...

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A Beautiful Classroom Poster On Steps for Good Writing

Author: EdTech Guy
Posted: February 27, 2015, 4:57 am
February 27, 2015 5 Steps to Writing A Poem is a visual created by  Cambridge University and outlines the 5 major stages to composing a poem. In fact, the steps mentioned here are generic and...

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Some Handy Resources of Pre-made Rubrics for Teachers

Author: EdTech Guy
Posted: February 26, 2015, 9:38 pm
February 26, 2015 Rubrics are teachers' Swissknives. They can be used for a variety of purposes to achieve different educational goals. For instance, you can use them to make your grading easier and...

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5 Google Chrome Apps for Social Studies Teachers

Author: EdTech Guy
Posted: February 26, 2015, 8:31 pm
February 26, 2015 Below are some useful Chrome apps we have curated from Chrome web store for social studies teachers. The post comes as response to the multiple requests we have been receiving over...

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3 Excellent Tools to Quickly Poll Your Students

Author: EdTech Guy
Posted: February 26, 2015, 4:11 am
February 25, 2015 The web is teeming with interesting tools that teachers can use to gather informal feedback from students. We have already reviewed several of the best options available out there...

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A Very Good Tool to Create Charts from Spreadsheets and Insert Them into Google docs

Author: EdTech Guy
Posted: February 26, 2015, 2:55 am
February 25, 2015 The Charts Builder is a Google Docs add-on that we have discovered while we were curating google Forms Tools for Teachers. Charts Builder allows you to build a chart from the data...

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Google Classroom Released Two wonderful Updates Today

Author: EdTech Guy
Posted: February 25, 2015, 6:07 pm
February 25, 2015 Google released today  some very good  new features to Google Classroom. Teachers now are able to customize the look and feel of their classes by uploading their own...

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7 Great Google Forms Tools for Teachers

Author: EdTech Guy
Posted: February 25, 2015, 5:49 pm
February 25, 2015 Since its release a few months ago, add-ons store for Google Forms has several interesting tools added to it. We have gone through these apps and selected the most popular ones...

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The Best 8 Web Tools for Doing Formative Assessment in Class

Author: EdTech Guy
Posted: February 25, 2015, 5:38 am
February 25, 2015 Formative assessment, as we have agreed elsewhere, is assessment for learning which is completely different from summative assessment, which is assessment of learning. The insights...

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Two New Google Drive Updates You Should Know About

Author: EdTech Guy
Posted: February 25, 2015, 2:32 am
February 24, 2015 Here is a very interesting set of updates added today to Google Docs. These updates are especially helpful for student researchers and teachers who prefer to use Google Docs to...

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A Beautiful Visual Featuring The 7 Cs of Effective Communication

Author: EdTech Guy
Posted: February 25, 2015, 12:56 am
February 24, 2015 Following the post we shared here a few weeks ago featuring some useful resources to help teachers and educators master the art of presenting, somebody sent us this beautiful visual...

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10 of The Best Chrome Apps for Math Teachers

Author: EdTech Guy
Posted: February 24, 2015, 3:29 am
February 23, 2015 Here is what we have been working on over the last weekend. This is a list that comprises some of the best math apps and extensions in Chrome store. We have literally gone through...

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