Tech tip smackdown! 70+ edtech tips from fellow educators

There are some amazing edtech tools out there like Flipgrid, G Suite apps, Kahoot, Gimkit and more. What are the best ideas for using them with students? Here are over 70 tips from fellow educators.

Warning! This post contains SO many great tips, tricks, links and ideas that you may end up with a case of “too many open tabs”. That’s OK, it’s totally normal. Using the Wakelet or OneTab extension can help alleviate some of the symptoms associated with this condition.

 

As educators, we have many amazing tech tools available to us. Everything from creation tools embedded into our students’ G Suite accounts to games we can create to use with our whole class.

But are we using these tools to their full potential?

The #Ditchbook community came together in an epic Thursday night “Tech Tip Smackdown” chat where they shared over 70 (yes 70!) tips for utilizing these powerful tools in your classroom. The conversation was STILL going on the next morning!

Participants shared fantastic tips for using your favorite edtech tools like:

Scroll down for tips for using G Suite, Flipgrid and Kahoot, Gimkit, Quizlet Live and Quizizz from the #Ditchbook community. Each collection has copy enabled so you can add it straight to your own Wakelet account! Also, be sure to check out the full chat curation with even MORE tips here.

Related posts:

25 G Suite tips and tricks

15 tips for using Flipgrid in the classroom

20 helpful tips for playing Kahoot, Gimkit, Quizlet Live and Quizizz

 

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Matt is scheduled to present at the following upcoming events:

  Date Event / Event Details City / More Info
+ 02/23/2020—02/26/2020
Pennsylvania Educational Technology Expo & Conference Pittsburgh, PA
+ 03/04/2020—03/05/2020
North Carolina Technology in Education Society Raleigh, NC
+ 03/10/2020
Utah Coalition for Educational Technology Conference Provo, UT
+ 03/15/2020
Wisconsin Council for the Social Studies Conference Madison, WI
+ 03/19/2020—03/20/2020
CUE Conference Palm Springs, CA
+ 04/28/2020
Montgomery County Intermediate Unit Norristown, PA
+ 06/09/2020
North Alabama Technology Conference Huntsville, AL
+ 06/10/2020
Blended Learning Conference Sevierville, TN
+ 06/11/2020
Summer Digital Learn Conference North Wilkesboro, NC
+ 06/12/2020—06/14/2020
DBC Pirate Con San Diego, CA
+ 06/28/2020—07/01/2020
ISTE Anaheim, CA
+ 12/03/2020
Tennessee Educational Technology Association Conference Murfreesboro, TN