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Monday, August 21, 2023

Some Amazing EdTech Tools for Educators

Some Amazing EdTech Tools for Educators

Like every other sector, technology has revolutionized and played a crucial role in the field of education too. A number of tools have been introduced to provide a seamless learning environment to students enrolling in school, colleges, universities or any other educational institute. These software and technologies were widely adopted during the time when pandemic hit the world, allowing teachers to connect, communicate and deliver academic content to their students, remotely. Even now such tools are being used inside classrooms to provide an interactive learning experience to them. In this article, we will discuss some of the latest tools that educators are using today. So, keep reading!

1. Screencastify

Today's kids have got more technological exposure so they enjoy watching videos and at the same time internalize what they see. Through Screencastify educators can make engaging videos which they can share with these young learners in the classrooms. They can also watch them at home through the hybrid feature and later you can give them one on one lessons in class to clear the concept. This tool allows you to create virtual field trips, record, make changes and share video assignments with pupils. This tool is available as a free Chrome extension. You can post the video through the Watch Page, keep a track of the number of views and check who watched it. 

2. Google Workspace

Google Workspace is one of the best tools for teaching and learning. You can work on projects and make interactive slideshow presentations through Google Slides and Google Docs. Google Forms also allows you to create online surveys and quizzes to get feedback and know how much the students have learned and understood the concepts. Other than that, with the help of Google Drawing teachers can create visuals i.e. diagrams and charts for the students and classroom. In this way, they can better comprehend topics. All these tools are free if you have a Gmail account. Plus, you do not have to install Microsoft Office or PowerPoint in order to create professional documents.

3. Headspace

Every individual is dealing with stress and anxiety and some of us are unable to handle pressure including the students. Headspace is a useful tool for social emotional learning that can be used in the classroom to teach students how to control their emotions. Students can learn meditation techniques and ways that can help them to relax and sleep better. It has a 14-day free trial for which you can sign up.

There is an endless list of EdTech tools to enhance the learning skills of students. These tools and platforms can prepare them for a tech savvy workplace with which they might work in future.


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