On this channel we discuss integrating, teaching and learning through education technology.  We also identify the best education apps, teaching tools and digital resources for teaching and learning. Here you'll also find interviews with the developers of the EdTech Top 50 most useful edtech resources, along with new and noteworthy edtech developers.

An Edtech Minute with ClassCharts

Michael Boll, Jamie Wilett, Chris Carter



ClassCharts is a web service that is both an interactive seating chart and student behavior tracker. The logic of the site is that student location, both vis-à-vis the teacher and specific other students, has a significant impact on that student’s ability to focus on the content and skills being taught. This service provides longitudinal data concerning behaviors and performance. 


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Education Technology: Distraction or Attraction? Changing Views

Tom Whitby, Nancy Blair, Katrina Spicer-Lindquist


Many educators see much of the emerging education technology as a distraction from learning versus an asset. To those convinced that EdTech is indeed beneficial, the challenge has often been convincing the nonbelievers. In this segment we talk about how to persuade the unconvinced. 

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Trying Something New: What Happened When a DEN Teacher Decided to Toss Her Lesson Plan

David Fisher with Kelly Wade Hines, Shervawn R. Sockwell, Lakota Sockwell


In this segment we talk with a teacher, student and and an administrator about their experiences with piloting the Genius Hour concept in their classroom.

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Telling Your Story: Why It's More Important Now

Sharon Plante with Dr. Joe Sanfelippo, Tony Sinanis


It's that time of year again when the question turns to what tech to buy or ask for this season. This week on the 11/18/13 EdTechChat, we discuss what's naughty and what's nice. 

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