6 Ed Tech Tools to Try in 2020 – Education Article

Listen to this post as a podcast: Sponsored by Pear Deck and ViewSonic   It’s that time again!!   As I do every January, I’m releasing an all-new update of my Teacher’s Guide to Tech. If you’re not familiar with the guide, here’s a quick video I made last year to give you an idea of what it is:     With every new release, I also put together a list of tools I think are worth checking out in…

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Tips for Starting a Podcast – Education Article

Listen to this post as a podcast: Sponsored by Justice Rising and ViewSonic This post contains Amazon Affiliate links. When you make a purchase through these links, Cult of Pedagogy gets a small percentage of the sale at no extra cost to you.   I have had my own podcast for six years now. I love doing it, partly because it doesn’t require me to dress up, put makeup on, or leave the house. I also love it because I…

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How Khan Academy is Bringing Mastery Learning to the Masses – Education Article

Listen to my interview with Sal Khan (transcript): Sponsored by Pear Deck and NewseumED   We live in a time when a person can learn just about anything online. And when it comes to creating free instructional videos, Khan Academy has been leading the pack for the last decade, starting first with math videos, then branching out to include tutorials on science, computer programming, history, economics, and even grammar. Recently, Khan has added a new layer to its platform that…

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OneNote Class Notebook: A Digital Binder That Will Change the Way You Teach – Education Article

This is a sponsored post. All opinions are my own.   Imagine you’re about to start a unit that will include the following activities: Some direct instruction. This will come in the form of brief lectures from you, some videos, and a few PDFs that introduce key concepts. Student note-taking from the direct instruction. Guided practice and application of the key concepts and skills that were taught in the direct instruction. Some of this work will be individual, and some…

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6 Ed Tech Tools to Try in 2019 – Education Article

Listen to this post as a podcast: Sponsored by Listenwise and NewseumED   Every January, I launch a brand-new edition of my Teacher’s Guide to Tech. As challenging and time-consuming as it is to put this guide together every year, it’s also pretty magical. I find myself sitting at my keyboard with a million browser tabs open and it happens—that moment when I come across some idea that someone has brought into the world and I think Holy cow, this is good.…

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