Hedrick Ellis

Hedrick Ellis is the Director of Online Learning at Facing History and Ourselves.

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Back to School: 4 Top EdTech Trends to Watch

Posted by Hedrick Ellis on July 23, 2014

The annual International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference is the biggest educational technology gathering in the U.S. This year’s ISTE conference, held in June in Atlanta, Georgia, set a new attendance record, drawing over 16,000 people from 67 countries. Here’s my take on hot trends from my time at the conference.

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Topics: Social Media, EdTech, Media Skills, Online Learning, Critical Thinking, Facing Technology

Diigo and Evernote: Helpful Tools for Online Learning

Posted by Hedrick Ellis on June 26, 2013

As we continue with our summer online courses, it's a good time to think about tools and techniques that online learners can use to help organize and remember some of the key concepts introduced in the courses. I will share my thoughts on two tools that I've been using. I would love to hear what you all are using.

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Topics: Professional Development, Antisemitism, Media Skills, Facing Technology

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