Six 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, including some Web 2.0 apps.
You might also be interested in THE BEST ED TECH RESOURCES OF 2019 – PART TWO, as well as checking out all my edtech resources.
Here are this week’s choices:
Episode seems like a potentially interesting tool for creating “choose-your-own-adventure” online adventures, but it also seems a bit complicated to use so I’m not yet adding it to The Best Places To Read & Write “Choose Your Own Adventure” Stories.
Invoicy lets you create free invoices. It could come in handy for teachers who might be doing some work on-the-side.
A Decade of Expensive Video Lessons for K-16 Math Entrepreneurs is from Dan Meyer. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles Highlighting Why We Need To Be Very Careful Around Ed Tech.
Schools are using facial recognition to try to stop shootings. Here’s why they should think twice. is from Recode.
What Might Happen In Tech Over The Next Decade is from NPR.
New Bill Aims To Expand Internet Access To Close The ‘Homework Gap’ is from NPR. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Schools Providing Home Computers & Internet Access To Students.
Alienated, Alone And Angry: What The Digital Revolution Really Did To Us is from BuzzFeed News.
The Stories We Were Told about Education Technology (2019) is by Audrey Watters. I’m adding it to THE BEST EDUCATION “YEAR-IN-REVIEW” POSTS & ARTICLES FOR 2019.
Inserting audio in #GoogleSlides is simple! Check out this teacher tutorial with easy to follow steps: https://t.co/pQ3IwoFyJS pic.twitter.com/mJuvpSDu7d
— Google for Education (@GoogleForEdu) December 23, 2019
People quoted in article say they want to get around the ‘gatekeepers’ (schools) because ‘parents…can get much better lessons for their kids through the Internet’ —— The machines are learning, and so are the students https://t.co/hNEgwlGF0b
— Larry Ferlazzo (@Larryferlazzo) December 22, 2019
I’m adding this tweet to The Best Resources On GIFs — Please Contribute More:
Making a GIF is easy using #GoogleSlides. Turn any scene into fun, educational GIFs by using Slides to create stop motion animation. Have you ever tried this tip in your classroom? Tell us in the comments ↓ & check out @bradjdale‘s tutorial: https://t.co/g1kGfVrOYj pic.twitter.com/MVWiFqv5Yl
— Google for Education (@GoogleForEdu) December 21, 2019