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The #Edtech Throwdown: Personalized Learning Edition

Pennsylvania Convention Center, 119AB

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Technology Integration Specialist
Hopewell Valley Central High
Eric Guise is an experienced presenter, professional development leader, former science teacher, and edtech coach at Hopewell Valley Central High School in Pennington New Jersey. Eric loves researching and promoting edtech tools that increase teacher productivity and student engagement. Eric shares his edtech knowledge as a cohost of GotTechED the Podcast with his colleague and friend Nick Johnson. For more edtech content and knowledge, check out his website
Teacher of Chemistry
Hopewell Valley Central High School

Session description

A rapid-fire rundown of the latest edtech focusing on the personalized learning classroom. The recommended technology will help teachers with productivity, creativity, digital feedback, gamification, curation and much more. There is something new for everyone no matter what your technology background may be. Everyone leaves with a free resource!

Purpose & objective

1. Provide participants with technology tools that allow them to be more time-efficient
2. Provide participants with strategies that help them create more engaging lessons with their students
3. Provide the participants with a resource that they can continue to use and revisit throughout the year.

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NIck and Eric will each present 7 edtech tools. The edtech tools will be categorized into the following headings: creativity, productivity, curation, personalized learning, feedback, assessment, and x-factor. (30-40 minutes)

Audience members will vote on who presented the best edtech tools that helps teachers run a personalized learning classroom. (5 minutes)

Nick and Eric will present 3 educational templates that will allow students to have voice and choice in their learning. (10 minutes)

Questions and feedback (5 minutes)

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Supporting research

Motivating Students by Increasing Student Choice

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Session specifications

Personalized learning
Grade level:
Skill level:
Coaches, Library media specialists, Teachers
Attendee devices:
Devices useful
Attendee device specification:
Smartphone: Android, iOS, Windows
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
Subject area:
STEM/STEAM, Not applicable
ISTE Standards:
For Coaches:
Change Agent
  • Recognize educators across the organization who use technology effectively to enable high-impact teaching and learning.
Learning Designer
  • Collaborate with educators to design accessible and active digital learning environments that accommodate learner variability.
For Educators:
  • Design authentic learning activities that align with content area standards and use digital tools and resources to maximize active, deep learning.