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10 EdTech Swiss Army Knife Tools
17th January 2022 • GotTechED the Podcast • Eric Guise/Nick Johnson
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GotTechED the Podcast

Episode #103: 10 EdTech Swiss Army Knife Tools

Welcome back to GotTechED the podcast this is Episode #103 called “__” In this episode, Guise and I will discuss 11 “swiss army knife style” edtech tools that are a one-stop shop of amazing learning opportunities. We’ll also discuss some of our go-to edtech tools for 2022. This is another episode you don’t want to miss. Check it out.

Segment 1: The importance of building your edtech toolkit

Segment 2: 

  1. Pdf candy
  2. PDFescape
  3. Fun Brain - Games, videos, and online books for Pre-K through 8th grade
  4. Bookwidgets
  5. Geogebra - Free digital tools for teaching math. Many different digital calculators, activities, books, and a collaborative whiteboard space. Students enter with a simple classroom code
  6. Think Tech - Visualize student thoughts by generating whole class word clouds., Sort iT: Build flash cards with terms or images for students to classify., Check iT: Collect written responses to open ended questions., Sketch iT: Annotate PDFs and images or give students a blank canvas to draw., Speak iT: Give every student a voice by collecting audio responses., Poll iT: Foster whole class discussion by collecting student opinions in real time., Quiz iT: Formally assess students through a variety of question types., Flip iT: Have students create their own content though video responses., TEAMS: Have students work collaboratively and submit as a group.
  8. IXL - hundreds of interactive lessons and activities, organized by grade level, ready to use along with data analytics and diagnostics
  9. Jitter video
  10. Tiny Tap - thousands of personalized learning apps organized by grade level

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As experienced presenters and content creators, you can contact Nick and Guise to speak at your school, event, or conference. They can customize a workshop that meets your organization’s unique time and content needs. While no topic is out of bounds, GotTechED is best known for sessions on:

  • 1:1 Chromebook Integration
  • EdTech Throwdown
  • TargetED Learning
  • Gamification (Badge Systems)
  • Game-Based Learning (Escape Rooms, Amazing Race, and more)
  • Google apps and extensions
  • Personalized learning and Choice Boards
  • Teacher productivity (Lesson Planning, Online Grading. and Feedback)
  • Digital content creation
  • Student Podcasting
  • Screencasting
  • Flipped Classroom
  • Student-Centered Learning