10 Must Read Edtech Blogs for STEAM Education
- November 10, 2017
- Posted by: steamc12_wp
- Category: Ed Tech Ed Tech News STEAM Education
Teaching STEAM and want to enhance your STEAM curriculum? Check out the edtech blogs below for ideas to supercharge your STEAM program.
The Internet is a treasure trove of information. There are countless websites that are all about the latest fads and tends in every field you could imagine, including edtech, blended learning, and of course STEAM education. However, it can easily become overwhelming with all of the resources and ideas of classroom technologies available.
The best way to deal with this is to follow a few choice websites and blogs to stay up-to-date and informed. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of 10 edtech blogs considered to be “must-reads”. Even ten is a lot to follow for boosting your STEAM curriculum, since each one has an abundance of seemingly never-ending great and useful posts. Our advice is to choose a few that best fit your interests and needs, and go from there. Subscribe to what attracts you now, and you can always unsubscribe later.
Check them out:
Kasey Bell is a Google-certified consultant who blogs about ways to add tech into the classroom to enhance the learning environment and experience.
Hack Learning is a great resource that has hundreds of articles written by many experts with a focus on how to keep things simple when it comes to including edtech. Sometimes less is more and a little goes a long way.
More of a website than a blog, Digital Bodies introduces the latest tech products and innovations in regards to their effects on education and media. There are a lot of fascinating gadgets and virtual and augmented reality posts that make for neat readings.
For a more personalized touch, look into this blog written by Monica Burns who shares how to add tech to every subject in the classroom. There are many types of STEAM education tools that she writes about and reviews.
With weekly news and a range of well thought out topics in all parts and aspects of edtech, Hack Education should definitely be on your list of blogs to subscribe to.
This is another broad blog that covers many and all things tech related, but does a lot of focus on education technology trends. It covers things like personalized education, kids coding, higher learning, and LMS. There is a lot to learn about here.
The title is a giveaway to the type of blog this one is, and the author also has a book published under the same name. On the site, Matt Miller encourages and helps teachers use the latest technologies in their classrooms. It’s also a very visually appealing website.
The integration of different apps in the primary classroom is becoming more and more popular. Kami Butterfield has tons of teaching experience and relates her expertise through blogging when it comes to using tablets in education.
Look no further when combining math with other STEAM subjects. Learn how to use fun technology in a learning environment with Sahar Kahtri, plus about the writer herself.
The author of this blog is a library specialist and that perspective in edtech makes the site’s posts special and intriguing reads. There are a lot of topics explored such as makerspaces, computer science, and 3D virtual media.
Blogs act as great tools to further your own education and professional development. They should be used in exactly this way, and many of them foster some sort of community through the comments. Join in on staying in the know and picking up ideas for improving your STEAM programs that you yourself can use. Whether it’s specifically for a STEAM school or just as a topic of passion, there’s always something new in edtech to read about.