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Can't fight the #EdTech juggernaut.

What is #EdTech?

I’ve asked this before. I went into a spiel about how technology isn’t easy to define asking, “do we sometimes mistakenly assume it has to be an object”? 587 more words

Educational Technology

Ecosystems and Widgets

By Tony DePrato | Follow me on Twitter @tdeprato

The term ecosystem is normally used in reference to biological communities. When people think about ecosystems they often visualize the different organisms and activities that coexist to maintain a balance of sustainable life. 147 more words

Educational Technology

Netiquette and Facilitated Chat

This week we were given the task of working in a group of 4 or 5 students to create our key points on Netiquette. For those who aren’t aware, netiquette is a set of rules that detail the correct or acceptable way to communicate on the internet. 302 more words

Educational Technology

Will Education Capitalize on Big Data?

Many educators are weary of using big data in the classroom. I can see why and empathize with many educators. Looking at the bigger picture, there are many decisions that need to be made about the fundamental use of big data by social and cultural researchers. 483 more words

Big Data

Technology Integration K - 12

There are two paths my professional life is taking that I am excited to share:

#1 I have transitioned from being a 4th grade classroom teacher to being a teacher on special assignment (TOSA) as a K – 6th grade instructional math coach. 634 more words

Educational Technology

Shifting the paradigm: making digital learning the norm

As an educator, making the transition to digital can be an exciting but challenging (even frustrating) experience.  Just because you host your slides on a Digital Learning Environment doesn’t mean you are providing a digital learning experience.   1,043 more words

Blended Learning

Streaming Software

In light of the fact that Google Hangouts on Air is being moved to YouTube Live as of this month, it’s good to know that there are some alternatives that make live streaming possible. 364 more words