Wiiboard Software

The Electric Educator

Smoothboard softwar e (this freeware is based off of the original work done by Johnny Chung Lee however it works much better and has several added components) 4. You can find me on Twitter (@jrsowash), Google+, Linkedin (jrsowash), and YouTube (jrsowash). Turing a Nintendo Wii controler into a smartboard is a relatively simple process. Here is what you need. Nintendo Wii controler (Note: you do NOT need to have the Wii system. A controler can be purchased for about $50).

Top tools for e-learning

Nik Peachey

Nik's Top 10 Tools as at 20 March 2008 Blogger : This is my basic essential survival tool for writing my blogs. But the best feature is just clicking on the Stumble button and looking at random sites that matches my interest criteria Google Browser sync for Firefox : This is another great plug in for Firefox and it enables me to sync history, favourites, passwords etc across my Firefox browser on any computer. e-learning software technology virtual worlds

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Wii Board

The Electric Educator

The software is buggy at times (although it is improving), and students require some training before they can successfully use the board. You can find me on Twitter (@jrsowash), Google+, Linkedin (jrsowash), and YouTube (jrsowash). This year, one of my primary projects has been the creation of the Wii smartboard first created by Johnny Lee Chung.

How can teachers use VR in the classroom?

Neo LMS

Google Cardboard. Google Cardboard was the result of a 36-hour hackathon by Google’s education team, where staff were tasked with finding ways to boost student engagement. Google’s Expeditions program is a Cardboard extension specifically oriented towards educators.

A Call to Remake the Maker Faire

Edsurge

Their message was simple: Think creatively about hardware, much like people think about software. Google, a newly public business, reported a mere $6 million in revenue at the end of 2005.

What life before edtech can teach us about personalized learning

The Christensen Institute

Starting in 2008, Michael Fauteux, a veteran math teacher at Leadership Public Schools (LPS) , created Academic Numeracy, a companion math course to Algebra 1 for all 9th graders who were below grade level in math. Software vendors shouldn’t ignore the groundwork for edtech.

CDI’s Chromebook Division Reaches Milestone by Supporting more than 2,000 School and District Initiatives

techlearning

The company provides a variety of Chromebook custom services (white glove), device management, software, warranties, professional development, and the accessories needed to ensure successful implementation of the technology.

Who Needs a Flashdrive Anymore? Two Technological Solutions to Storage

The 21st Century Principal

Both of these technological solutions help make using a computer easier and make using cloud applications like Google Docs easier. Dropbox has actually launched in 2008 and is easily one of my all time favorite technology tricks. Backs up your Google Docs files on your desktop.

How to Build a High-Functioning Remote Team for Your Edtech Company

Edsurge

We primarily used Craigslist for all hires except sales and software development. We screened them using a pre-interview questionnaire built in Google Form. Video worked exceptionally well for us (even dating as far back as 2008) as our employees reported feeling more connected.

Learning First, Technology Second #motivationmonday

The CoolCatTeacher

She authored Toys to Tools: Connecting Student Cell Phones to Education (published by ISTE in 2008), Cell Phones in the Classroom: A Practical Guide for the K-12 Educator (published by ISTE in 2011), Help Your Child Learn With Their Cell Phone and Web 2.0

Is There Still a Meaningful Difference Between For-Profit and Public Higher Ed?

Edsurge

Yeah, I quite disagree,” added Maria Andersen, CEO and co-founder of Coursetune, a company that makes software designed to help colleges redesign their curriculum. You can follow the podcast on the Apple Podcast app , Spotify , Stitcher , Google Play Music or wherever you listen.

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Donald Trump, Thief in Chief?

The Hechinger Report

That her speech borrowed extensively from Michelle Obama’s at the 2008 Democratic National Convention is now well known, thanks to Jarrett Hill , the first to surface the similarities. Minutes later, Google and YouTube confirmed his suspicions.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 34 Edition)

Doug Levin

I recently revisited the central prediction of the influential 2008 book, Disrupting Class – that the growth in computer-based delivery of education will accelerate swiftly until, by 2019, half of all high school classes will be taught over the Internet – in two blog posts ( here and here ). ’ This is a far cry from the evidence we should be seeing if the 2008 prediction was even approaching accuracy.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 34 Edition)

Doug Levin

I recently revisited the central prediction of the influential 2008 book, Disrupting Class – that the growth in computer-based delivery of education will accelerate swiftly until, by 2019, half of all high school classes will be taught over the Internet – in two blog posts ( here and here ). ’ This is a far cry from the evidence we should be seeing if the 2008 prediction was even approaching accuracy.

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School districts are going into debt to keep up with technology

The Hechinger Report

In this school on the eastern edge of Silicon Valley, just a 20-minute drive from Google’s Mountain View headquarters, the district has put these laptops into students’ hands by going into debt, authorizing a $16.2 In 2008, the San Diego Unified School District won voter approval for $2.1

EverFi Rocks the Edtech Industry With $190 Million Fundraise

Edsurge

Founded in 2008, EverFi offers digital content that tackles “big, intractable social issues” for K-12, higher-ed and adult learners who are often underserved in existing schools and companies, Tammy Wincup, the company’s Chief Operating Officer, tells EdSurge. not just deliver software, but also be able to engage with big brands and marry our interests.” So, too, do companies such as AirBnB, Google, Oracle and Whole Foods.

Thousands of parents are enrolling their children in online preschool

The Hechinger Report

But most kindergarten-readiness and online preschool software is offered by for-profit companies. In 2008, the state’s legislature provided $2.5 State funding has increased steadily since 2008. LeMya Vaughn completes an activity on her kindergarten readiness program, UPSTART.

To Succeed, Ed Tech Must Be Easy to Use, Good Fit, Analyst Says

Marketplace K-12

“This will be more true than ever going forward,” Hoverman told more than 125 education business leaders attending the event sponsored by the Education Technology Industry Network of the Software & Information Industry Association. percent per year through 2019, when 5 percent annual growth had been the norm before the 2008 recession. Google for searches, Google Classroom and Google Docs. Denver.

eBeam Edge Interactive Whiteboard

The Electric Educator

While I''m sure the eBeam Edge software and hardware works very well, why spend hundreds of dollars reproducing what the creative open source community has given us? I stumbled upon it in the summer of 2008 and used my Wiiboard throughout the school year.

How a Master's Program From the '80s Quietly Keeps Up With Coding Bootcamps

Edsurge

According to Susan Wang, head of the ICS program at Mills, 86 percent of graduates from 2008 to 2017 went on to work in the tech industry. Recent graduates “landed jobs at Mozilla, Stitch Fix and are getting jobs as software engineers,” she adds. Spertus, who has also worked as a senior research scientist at Google, disagrees, saying “it’s a fallacy to think the theory you learn in CS programs is … useless.

Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

Hack Education

Edmodo was one of the early stars of the most recent resurgence in ed-tech startup founding and funding (circa 2008 onward, that is). It may be the hardware or the operating system (OS), even a web browser or other underlying software, as long as the program code is executed in it.

Reflections on Open Education and the Path Forward

iterating toward openness

The internet’s early designers were not trying to facilitate the creation of a Google, Facebook, Amazon, WordPress, Wikipedia, or OpenCourseWare. From 2003 – 2008 I focused on the evangelism problem.

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OPINION: The case for a Bachelor of Arts — what Betsy DeVos doesn’t understand about this “Noble Pursuit”

The Hechinger Report

In Silicon Valley, the non-profit Zero 1: The Art and Technology Network , places artists in large tech companies to work alongside engineers designing products and software for the future. Dancers at the University of Texas, Austin, College of Fine Arts. Photo: University of Texas, Austin.

The Best Way to Predict the Future is to Issue a Press Release

Hack Education

” – that’s Sebastian Thrun, best known perhaps for his work at Google on the self-driving car and as a co-founder of the MOOC (massive open online course) startup Udacity. But that doesn’t jibe with “software is eating the world,” does it?

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

The work is also supported by companies including Apple , Google and Expedia , as well as education organizations including the CollegeBoard , Teach For America and STEMx.” Google has released an update to its Course Builder software. Presidential Campaign Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” That’s Joel Rose ’s School of One software. ” The Google Memo. Via Motherboard : “ Google Employee’s Anti-Diversity Manifesto Goes ‘Internally Viral’ ” Via Wired : “Internal Messages Show Some Googlers Supported Fired Engineer’s Manifesto.” ” Via The Guardian’s Julie Carrie Wong : “Segregated Valley: the ugly truth about Google and diversity in tech.”

‘Weapons of Math Destruction’: A Data Scientist’s Warning About Impacts of Big Data

Edsurge

As she writes, “many of these models encoded human prejudice, misunderstanding and bias into the software systems that increasingly manage our lives.”. EdSurge connected with O'Neil to hear how her behind-the-scenes view of the 2008 financial crisis led her to try to push for tools that can audit Facebook, Google, and other algorithm-fueled systems now asserting themselves in human affairs.

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Driverless Ed-Tech: The History of the Future of Automation in Education

Hack Education

So instead of a zeppelin, we got to ride in one of Google’s self-driving cars, which was of course the project that Thrun had been working on when he gave his famous TED Talk in 2011 – and that, in turn, was where he heard Salman Khan give his famous TED Talk. Google versus Uber.

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Higher education technology predictions for 2014

Mark Smithers

I expect it will continue to grow very quickly in 2014 and to spread from its current focus in IT and software development education to other areas. We will see some more interesting things with augmented reality as Google Glasses and other wearable devices become available. TL;DR.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via Google’s press release : “ Google and Bertelsmann launch mobile digital skills initiatives with Udacity – 10,000 Android scholarships available for EU developers.” ” No mention that Bertelsmann is an investor in Udacity, or that Udacity’s founder is a former Google exec. “This program is a model of efficiency, designed to teach you exactly what you need to know to successfully pass the exam and earn your certification from Google.”

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” That’s a school district in Wisconsin , and the learning software in question is the Summit Learning Platform , created by the Summit charter school chain and built by Facebook and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. “ Can an AR and VR Pilot Program From Google Prepare Kids for Future Careers? ” Via Inside Higher Ed : “ Employment and Debt of 2008 College Graduates.”

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” It’s now unclear, observers say, if the FTC can regulate companies like Google or Verizon. “The San Francisco-based software company will continue a four-year partnership with San Francisco Unified School District. “In May 2008, as the Great Recession was just beginning, U.S. Education Politics. Via Education Week : “ Maine Gov.

Higher education technology predictions for 2014

Mark Smithers

I expect it will continue to grow very quickly in 2014 and to spread from its current focus in IT and software development education to other areas. We will see some more interesting things with augmented reality as Google Glasses and other wearable devices become available. TL;DR.

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