Four years ago, in another somewhat futile attempt to reduce the backlog of resources I want to share, I began this occasional “Ed Tech Digest” post where I share three or four links I think are particularly useful and related to…ed tech:
WHAT ‘TECH WORLD’ DID YOU GROW UP IN? is a neat Washington Post interactive. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Learning About The History Of Technology.
Survey: Use Of Blogs In Education 2017 is from The Edublogger. Take it if you or your students blog!
Google Trends is on The “All-Time” Best Places To Find The Most Popular (& Useful) Resources For Educators. They’s just made some improvements. You can read about them at More realtime data on Google Trends from Google and Google Trends now surfaces data from News, Images, YouTube and Shopping verticals from TechCrunch.
Ed Tech blogger extraordinaire Richard Byrne just celebrated the tenth anniversary of the his blog. You can see his top ten blog posts from that period here.
Speaking of Richard, he also recently wrote a post titled EquatIO is Now Free for Teachers about a popular math tool.
Apple has just created a new YouTube channel devoted to short-and-sweet instructional videos for using its devices. You can read TechCrunch’s post, Apple launches a new YouTube channel offering device tutorials, for more information. If it wasn’t so late, and I wasn’t so tired, I’d add it to The Best Sites For Beginning iPhone Users Like Me and The Best Resources For Beginning iPad Users.
This could be very interesting and useful to teachers and students if and when it comes out of beta: YouTube is launching its own take on Stories with a new video format called ‘Reels’