Monthly Archives: July 2015

EdTech ideas on Pinterest

  • Find EdTech Lessons, News and Information on my Pinterest Boards
  • 3500+ Followers
  • Topics include Presentation Software, Educational Games, Digital Citizenship, Website Development, Chromebook Teaching Tips, Google Drive…

Click on the image below to view these boards…

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Everyday I search the web for blog posts and articles about new exciting EdTech developments and add them to these boards on Pinterest.

Pinterest (TeachwithTech)

My 6 favourite places to find EdTech News

Here are some of my favourite places to find EdTech news, information and articles…

1.  Scoop.it

  • Go to www.scoop.it and create an account
  • Search Education Technology

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2.  Edudemic.com

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3.  Twitter.com –  Some of my favourite hashtags to search are #edtech, #edtechchat and #edchat

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4.  Pinterest.com – This is my favourite site to find EdTech news

  • Search by categories
  • Create boards to organize your pins and quickly retrieve information you have gathered
  • I have been using this site for several years and have a variety of boards devoted to EdTech including Teaching Technology, Google, Presentation Software, Digital Citizenship and Educational Games

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5.  Mashable.com  While not necessarily an EdTech site, this is the best place to discover cutting edge news on new technology.   I often share and discuss these technologies with my students in my computer classes.

  • Click on Tech along the top toolbar to refine your search

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6.  Educatorstechnology.com  Lots of great articles and tips on this site and it is regularly updated with new information.

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E-Waste and Digital Dumping

In my computers class, we discuss E-Waste…

Electronic waste or e-waste is broadly defined as anything that is being thrown away by consumers that contains a circuit board

  • There are lots of items we use in our daily lives
  • All of these will break down at some point
  • The 1st law of the Digital Age is “Newer is Better”
  • Old TV’s, phones and computers become obsolete electronic garbage called e-waste

1.Pelley, Scott. The Electronic Wasteland. CBS.com. November 9, 2008

Here are some E-Waste Posters my students designed using Microsoft Publisher…

dealing with electronic waste val belanger

E-waste poster Kendra