Five 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.
You might also be interested in The Best Ed Tech Resources Of 2018 – So Far, as well as checking out all my edtech resources.
You might also want to explore The 56 Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education In 2018.
Here are this week’s choices:
5 of the top EdTech trends in 2018 (and the companies behind them) is from ELT Jam.
Stencil is another place to get images that don’t require attribution. I learned about it from CristinaSkyBox (you can learn more about it at her post). I’m adding it to The Best Online Sources For Images.
TikTok Is Cringey and That’s Fine is an article from The Atlantic about a video-making tool that’s new to me.
An Easy Way to Create Your Own Captioned Flipped Video Lessons is from Richard Byrne. I’m adding it to GOOGLE SLIDES GETS AUTOMATED CAPTIONS – HUGE HELP TO ONLINE TEACHERS OF ENGLISH; COULD MAYBE HELP IN REGULAR CLASSROOM. I’ve been adding resources to that post which discuss ways to use this new feature.
Google rolls out ‘.new’ links for instantly creating new Docs, Slides, Sheets and Forms is from TechCrunch. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning How To Use Google Docs/Google Drive.
The Digital Gap Between Rich and Poor Kids Is Not What We Expected is from The NY Times.
Natomas Unified School District and Comcast to provide free Wi-Fi to low-income families is from The Sacramento Bee. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Schools Providing Home Computers & Internet Access To Students.