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District launches responsive website from Rediker Software

eSchool News

Waltham Public Schools chooses Rediker Software’s RediSite for their 10 schools and district office to meet the increasing mobile needs of parents, students and staff.

How educators and teachers can get the most out of online forms software - guest post

Educational Technology Guy

How educators and teachers can get the most out of online forms software Online forms might not be the first thing that comes to mind as a helpful classroom tool. Interactive learning has come a long way, and online form builders have mobile-ready forms at the click of a button.

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EXO U launches Ormiboard Pro Visual Creation Software

eSchool News

New whiteboarding software offers instant sharing to any student device, classroom management, and advanced interactivity building without an internet connection. At InfoComm 2016, EXO U Inc. ,

Technology I use on a Daily Basis - 2016 Version

Educational Technology Guy

Here's my updated version for Spring, 2016. I'm a huge user of Google Apps and Evernote. I can do anything on it - email, web browsing, Google Apps, Evernote, messaging, photos, musics, etc. I like it, but I like LG's software and screen size better.

Google Sunsetting Play for Education Program

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith Google signals the departure of Play for Education, the company's educational lens into the Google Play storefront. Cloud Cloud apps Hardware Mobility Notebooks Software Tablets

The Best of Both Worlds: Android Apps Arrive on Chrome OS

EdTech Magazine

By Alexander Slagg The availability of Android apps on Google devices is poised to alter the K–12 device market. Hardware Mobile Apps Mobility Software

Quick photo scanning: Google PhotoScan

ProfHacker

Google recently released an application (available for both Android and iOS) for converting those old photos to digital format: PhotoScan. Yes, if you use Google Photos, PhotoScan will automatically upload them to your account.

Considerate Collaboration: Google Docs

ProfHacker

A large portion of the work I do exists on Google Docs – whether working on internal documents within my department, for committees, within my classes, or collaborating online to co-author articles, organize events, or provide feedback to other writers.

EXO U to launch visual creation, collaboration tool at ISTE

eSchool News

The device-agnostic, Google Classroom-integrated, collaborative tool allows teachers and students to build lessons, activities, and interactive games. At ISTE 2016, EXO U Inc., With browser-driven publishing, lessons are assigned links and can be sent to students using Google Classroom.

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Lots of great new things coming to Google Apps and Chromebooks!!!

Educational Technology Guy

Google Apps for Education and Chromebooks have become truly awesome resources for schools and Google just keeps improving them. With this new announcement, the Google Play Store and most of it's app will work with Chromebooks. I have over 100 apps on my smartphone, sync Evernote offline (9,000 notes) and sync Google drive offline and I am only using 9GB (18GB if you count the hundreds of photos and videos of my daughter). Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Web Tools for Video and Audio Feedback on Essays and Projects

Teacher Reboot Camp

Adding comments through Word or Google Docs is time consuming and rarely do students check these comments. Screencastify is a Google Chrome extension and my favorite way to provide quick video feedback. Jing is a software you download that allows up to 5 minute recordings.

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Top 10 BYOD concerns — and how to overcome them [Part 1]

Neo LMS

More and more schools adopt BYOD policies and allow students to bring their own mobile phones, tablets, eBooks, and other devices in the classroom, and use them as tools to enhance learning. A new mobile device that could fly a rocket can easily slip on the expenses list for parents to cover.

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Lenovo, Google launch Project Tango device

eSchool News

Project Tango technology gives a mobile device the ability to navigate the physical world similar to how we do as humans. At the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Lenovo announced the development of the first consumer mobile device with Project Tango in collaboration with Google.

10 Reasons to Screencast in Your Class and 7 Best-in-class Tools

Ask a Tech Teacher

Screencast tools may be web-based, software, or a browser add-on and include some or all of the following: a spotlight for the mouse. Google Hangouts on Air. It works on the web, with Chromebooks, and on mobile devices, but be aware: Each is a bit different with varied set-ups.

5 Reasons Why Google Vault is Not a True Archive

Gaggle Speaks

If you’re a G Suite for Education user who thinks that Google Vault will fulfill all of your eDiscovery and compliance needs, you might want to reconsider. Here are five reasons why Google Vault is not an archive. You can’t set a retention policy for files in Google Drive.

Doing Things at School That Can’t Be Done At Home

User Generated Education

The resources we use might be low tech, such as everyday objects, games and materials, or high tech, such as specific software tools, social or mobile media and mobile apps. Many kids and teens are spending a lot of their time doing solitary screen-related activities.

7 Innovative Writing Methods for Students

Ask a Tech Teacher

Paint Studio –fully featured art tool for mobile devices. There are three great options for audio writing in your classroom: Audacity –software download; free. Here are three popular tools that accomplish this task and more: PowerPoint–software from Microsoft.

Impero Software Announces New Version of its Flagship Product ? Impero Education Pro ? at ISTE 2018

techlearning

Chicago, June 24, 2018 – Impero Software, a leading provider of classroom management, network and online safety software to schools today announced the latest version of its award-winning product, Impero Education Pro V7. Founded in 2002, Impero software is now accessed by over 1.5

Friday 5 — 10.21.2016

Perry Hewitt

The Atlantic explores the role of moral integrity in software design. Google's flight-searching tool is my go-to for delays and gates -- I've had airlines notify me of a flight delay an hour into a wait on the tarmac. NYC folks: there's a Google popup store to check it out in Soho.).

6 Pillars to Successfully Integrate Technology In Your 1:1 Classroom

Securly

Business and technology have become truly complementary: Forbes gives the example of engine manufacturers relying on software to push forward production. There are a wide variety of resources available including Youtube for Schools and Google for Education.

11 Essential EdTech Action Steps for Back to School

The CoolCatTeacher

Simple Updates to Your Classroom Procedures and Workflow sponsored by EdTech Software From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Try Shelfit from EdTech Software. Why waste it with standard Google Start Page? Try Shelfit from EdTech Software.

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The Path to Full Tech Integration: From the First Conversation to Powerful Learner Use

Digital Promise

It then becomes the instructor’s responsibility to provide lessons that teach and use this real-world mobile technology. Instructors can plan lessons that incorporate mobile devices for completing real-world tasks, such as applying for jobs, engaging in online discussions, and creating documents. A critical step in this path of transforming adult learners into confident users is designing and using software for any device the adult learner might have.

Guest Blog Post: 5 Incredibly Useful Apps That Every Educator & Student Needs.

EdTech4Beginners

That’s where security software comes in. Of all types of security software, VPNs are probably the one people are least familiar with. The layout is a bit better than Google Calendar, as it works out to be more user- friendly and colourful.

New Products from Google and their Implication for Educators

The Electric Educator

Google's much anticipated October 4 product launch matched many leaks and rumors leading up to the event and features 4 new products, 1 product refresh, and several new connections points between new and existing hardware. Helps with search accuracy in Google Photos. google

Managing references with Paperpile

ProfHacker

Recently, though, I’ve found that Zotero doesn’t always work well for the way I want to work with my PDFs: I want to be able to read and annotate them on mobile devices, across platforms. Not everyone, of course, does their writing in Google Documents. Ah, research.

Friday 5 — 8.5.2016

Perry Hewitt

Alex Couch captures a frustration I've experienced with all kinds of software projects—a great deal of energy is expended designing for what might end up being the rarest and most involved use case, neglecting the lighter weight, most common use cases.

Why Is This In My Room?- Starting the Year With EdTech

CUE

Will you need to show a slideshow of a student’s service learning trip (yes), play an audio clip of Michelle Obama’s speech (most likely), have students collaborate using Google Documents on their iPads (yup)? Mobile Devices. Hey, how’s your year starting?

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6 Ways to Make Edtech Affordable on Any Budget

Gaggle Speaks

Posted on July 8, 2016 by Rebecca Sadwick. For example, Google Chromebooks are sold for less than $200 and do not require the purchase of additional accessories like keyboards for iPads, which sell for $379 per device and $30-100 for keyboards. Mobile Learning

Is a learning portal different from an LMS?

Neo LMS

Likewise, a modern LMS comes with a comprehensive set of features: a sleek user interface, content authoring tools, gamification, 10+ types of assignments, collaboration tools, translation tools, integrations with other systems, reporting tools, mobile apps, etc., It isn’t, really.

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Google Offers Free Cloud Access to Colleges, Plays Catch Up to Amazon, Microsoft

Edsurge

Google in June announced an. Amazon and Microsoft’s cloud services both offer education programs, and now Google Cloud wants a part in shaping future computer scientists — and probably whatever they come up with using the tool. “We We want computer science students and faculty to experience Google Cloud Platform and learn what’s possible when you apply cloud computing to tough problems, just like we do at Google,” says Bram Bout, director of Google for Education.

Millennials: The Straw That Will Stir Higher Education’s Next Disruption

EdNews Daily

Although we may make much of college dropout successes, remember this: The biggest Internet Age success of all — Google — was started within a graduate program, as a Ph.D. Or it will affect higher education in ways that we cannot even predict from the vantage of 2016.

5 major cloud considerations for education

eSchool News

It’s no secret that being able to access enterprise applications and other types of software online—in a 24/7/365 environment—beats having to install, maintain, and upgrade individual applications across multiple desktops and laptops. The institution’s infrastructure management software (i.e.,

Two Great Tools for the Timezone-Challenged from World Time Buddy

ProfHacker

Others on Prof Hacker have written on how to easily schedule meetings across timezones , including use of Google calendar for scheduling. World Time Buddy mobile app. The link to downloading the app is: https://www.worldtimebuddy.com/mobile-app.

Project wirelessly from your Chromebook to Epson projectors with iProjection App

Educational Technology Guy

27, 2016 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, today announced the availability of the Epson iProjection™ App for Chromebooks , enabling students and teachers to wirelessly display content from Chromebooks on Epson BrightLink ® interactive projectors and most PowerLite ® projectors. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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The demise of Google’s Project Ara and modularity in computing

The Christensen Institute

From a business model point of view, Google could enable an ecosystem where modules could be provided by multiple third parties, collecting platform rents and expanding the market to potential nonconsumers on the basis of price reduction and customization.