Category Archives: Educational Technology

Ed Tech: Managing Training in Your Future

Teachers are learners, too. And differentiation applies to how teachers learn as well. If you purchased any new computerized device in the last few years—smartphone, tablet, laptop, desktop, or even a camera—you probably did not find a printed user’s guide … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Get the Most Out of Ed Tech Training

Scenario: There is a Tech Expo and Workshop Day in your state, and your school decides to send you. Which description best fits you? You spend the day deeply involved in workshops, hit every vendor table that your fellow teachers … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Twitter!

By Anastasia Scott, who sends out most of Free Spirit’s tweets March 21, 2015, marks the ninth anniversary of the first official tweet ever sent into the Internet abyss. Free Spirit didn’t join the party until 2009, but since then … Continue reading

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EdSurge Summits: Connecting Developers with Teachers

EdSurge is a free independent information resource for people using or developing educational technology. With a dual website—the Instruct site for educators and the Innovate site for developers—they work to build open communication between the classroom, administration, and tech developers … Continue reading

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Ed Tech: The Evolving Learner-Centered Classroom

Part 2 of 2. Click here for part 1. There is no time machine or magic crystal ball to show us the future, but hundreds of educators, tech developers, and tech trainers are working to make that future happen. An … Continue reading

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