Listen Notes Podcast Search

I’m in love with Listen Notes, a  new-ish podcast search tool. Listen Notes makes is so easy to find just the right podcast content for whatever you’re interested in.  It currently indexes over 430,000 podcasts […]

Cool Tools Bloggers

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The 2017-18 cohort of Cool Tools for School is well underway. With over 40 topics to choose from and a requirement that they pick either 5 or 10 topics to earn PD credit, there ends up being a lot of variety in how people approach the workshop.

Holiday #EdTech Treats

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For the holidays this year, some of our fellow #edtech experts are sharing lots of wonderful tech tips and tricks in the form of calendars, 12 days christmas and such.  I’ve listed just a few, […]

Global Education Conference – Nov 13-16

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The 8th annual Global Education Conference is coming up soon, Nov 13-16. This online conference runs around the clock, with participants from around the world. There are over 50 presentations already scheduled and they are […]

Cool Tools for School is back!

Cool Tools for School

We’re getting ready to launch the 2017-18 Cool Tools for School workshop. This is our 10th time running the workshop with over 850 participants in that time!  This year’s workshop will launch at the end […]

Call for Proposals: Learning with Innovative Technology (LIT) Conference

Learning with Innovative Technology Conference

The 2018 Learning with Innovative Technology (LIT) Conference will be held on June 29, 2018 in Saratoga Springs, NY. This free conference is for educators of all types and is a terrific day of learning […]

21 Communication Skills Every HS student should have before College and Career

21 Communication Skills Every HS student should have

I’d say these are 21 communication skills we all need! This is one of the terrific graphics from Lisa Johnson’s (@TechChef4) recent book Cultivating Communication in the Classroom: Future-Ready Skills for Secondary Students  I’m looking […]

Summer Learning Project

For those of us in the northern hemisphere, the school year has come to an end and we’re all looking forward to summer vacation. Bring it on! And our 2016-17 Cool Tools for School workshop […]

Juxtapose – Comparing Images

Juxtapose creates a slider to compare two images. It’s one of several handy tools from the Northwestern University Knight Lab. This Juxtapose images compares London’s Heathrow airport in 1945 and 2014. (Link to larger version.) […]

SummerPD Discount

Summer PD

And as a p.s. to the previous post. The House of #EdTech podcast is offering a discount on the  SummerPD.com online workshops. This is a series of 10 lessons covering Twitter, Google Classroom, Screencasting, Canva […]

Cool Tools and OER

OER (Open Educational resources) is the topic of  one of this year’s new lessons in the Cool Tools for School workshop. Open Educational Resources are freely available educational materials, ideally put together by people who […]