ISTE 2018: Where I?ll Be Presenting and Joining in the Learning #iste18

The CoolCatTeacher

ISTE 2018 is here again. This post is full of resources to get the most of your ISTE 2018 experience whether you are there (or not.). ISTE 2018 hashtags. The folks over at Edublogger have created an epic remote participation guide for ISTE 2018.

4 examples of engaging vision-impaired students in STEM

eSchool News

Science companies are creating tools that accommodate different needs, and some groups have created science experienced geared toward students with vision challenges.

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B2B Social Media Trends We are Going to See in 2018

Ask a Tech Teacher

Companies across the globe continue to use social media as a vital part of their marketing strategy — creating content to connect and engage their audience. Stay ahead of the curve in the new year with these B2B social media trends for 2018. It is a must as we transition into 2018.

A Shakeout Coming for Online Program Management Companies

Wisewire

With so many online program management companies offering similar services, many market observers agree: something’s got to give. Ten years ago, just three or four companies existed to help universities start online programs.

MobyMax Wins 2018 Tech Edvocate Award for Best Global EdTech Company

techlearning

was awarded the 2018 Tech Edvocate Award for Best Global EdTech Company. Sept 4, 2018 - MobyMax , the most widely adopted edtech platform in the U.S., was awarded the 2018 Tech Edvocate Award for Best Global EdTech Company.

Pushing the Limits on Instagram in 2018

The Christensen Institute

2018 is the year brands will learn how to push the limits on Instagram and beyond to meet a goal and find that precious ROI. If your 2018 marketing goals and objectives include Instagram, you might see things are a bit more complicated, tricky, and strategy has never been more important.

Building a Learning Company: Three Entrepreneurs Dish Out Advice

Edsurge

So, it’s perhaps not surprising that there are game-based edtech companies hoping to leave a mark in classrooms. Finding a (Sustainable) Business Model Grant Hosford, the co-founder and CEO of codeSpark, an app that teaches kids, ages 5- to 10- years old how to code, advised the audience that you can make some choices for your company that appear good at first and even midway through. It does make it kind of challenging on the structure of the company,” Krajewski said. “If

K-12 Game-a-thon Hall of Fame 2018

MIND Research Institute

August 29, 2018. Capital Group Companies. It's a great example of an event that supports young game makers who are designing games that solve mathematical problems. August 22, 2018.

Faith in Algorithms (2018)

hem.digital

eBay is a now classic example: designed to bring together people who want to sell item with those that may wish to buy them. Like many other start-ups, the company’s product seeks to bring together graduates seeking employment (sellers) and employers seeking graduates (buyers).

Should Teachers Take Cash from Edtech Companies?

Edsurge

When she was in the classroom, Jenny Herrera remembers feeling resentful whenever the school principal would email teachers telling them they needed to stay after school to give feedback to edtech companies. The ethics of teachers advising and working with edtech companies received a lot of attention when the New York Times published a piece on the subject last fall. So from a company side, pilots can work, but I think it needs to happen much earlier.”

3D Printing in a STEM Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

He shares his workflow, how his students sculpt in VR before printing, example projects, and how he manages supply costs. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

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The Stories We Were Told about Education Technology (2018)

Hack Education

2018 was a year in which public school teachers all over the US rose up in protest over pay , working conditions, and funding , striking in red states like West Virginia , Kentucky, and Oklahoma despite an anti-union ruling by the Supreme Court.

Virtual Mentorship for Emerging Leaders

The CoolCatTeacher

Jennifer Gonzalez has released her 2018 Teachers Guide to Technology with over 200 education technology tools including tools for assessment, flipped learning, presentations, parent engagement, video engagement and more. Date: January 31, 2018.

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3DBear Review: The Augmented Reality Classroom Pro

The CoolCatTeacher

For example, I had to assess “over the shoulder” by looking at what students were doing. Here’s one example of how 3D Bear can be used for a real world conversation. You could have a classroom design challenge, for example, where students suggest repositioning the furniture.

5 Home and Smart Phone Filtering Options for Parents

The CoolCatTeacher

Date: Friday, February 2, 2018. They were not a Disney company, but Disney purchased them in the last 18 months. So, for example, I know that 20% of the time, they’re surfing and on social media, while 10% of the time they’re actually playing online games.

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Learning Analytics 2018 – An updated perspective

IAD Learning

Taking action is a matter of leadership and culture : Leadership because analytics triggered actions need to be fully supported by the leadership team of your institution, school, company, etc. La entrada Learning Analytics 2018 – An updated perspective aparece primero en IADLearning.

5 Ways to Overcome Cognitive Overload

The CoolCatTeacher

Date: May 25, 2018. An example of this might be… if I say “Put those numbers in order: 56, 33, 22, 28.”. Another example of limiting choices is that a lot of parents will ask their kids, “What did you do today?” This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

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Project Pals: The Perfect PBL Software for Project Based Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

As you can see in the example below, they were brainstorming about names for their podcast. Events – step-by-step processes including examples like photosynthesis or a sequence of events in a piece of literature. For example, some parts work like Wikispaces used to, but not quite.

Sources of Hope for Education Technology in 2018

Edsurge

I find myself without strong enthusiasm for the task of writing a conventional set of predictions about education technology in 2018. Many education technology companies do the opposite: they deepen the moat around the castles of affluence. Against this backdrop, it is difficult to be enthusiastic about, for example, the possibility that this will be the break-out year for virtual reality in K-12 schools. (I Many tech companies, of course, also have a culture of over-working.

Is Running a Company Like Leading a Classroom? Steve Blank on Entrepreneurship and Education

Edsurge

Blank: As an entrepreneur in the 20th century, we were told in not so many words that startups were nothing more than smaller versions of large companies. The big idea is that VCs simply assumed that any failure to execute the plan was a failure of the founders or the key people in the company. The big idea was that startups were trying to copy what large companies did. Well, large companies execute known business models.

3 Free SEL Activities from SafeSchools

Ask a Tech Teacher

The most notable example was a Texas middle school, able to avert a potential shooting based on data from this program. . –This is a sponsored post but I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend. .

Behind Closed Doors: Edtech Entrepreneurs’ Biggest Challenges in 2018

Edsurge

If you’ve ever wondered what goes on in an edtech company’s board meeting, or what keeps founders up at night, here was your chance to find out. Earlier this month in New York City, the AT&T Aspire Accelerator, AT&T’s program that finds, develops, and invests in promising edtech companies from around the world, hosted an afternoon of mock board meetings with its 2018 cohort. The same principle applies to edtech companies.

10 Ways to Use Screencasting for Formative Assessment

The CoolCatTeacher

For example, you might want to make sure that students understand how the advanced Google search works. For example, if you’re focusing on comma use, then have them find three issues.

These Education Books Sparked Conversation in 2018—And Give Us A Glimpse At What’s Ahead

Edsurge

This article is part of a collection of op-eds from thought leaders, educators and entrepreneurs who reflect on the state of education technology in 2018, and share where it’s headed next year. What should educators learn from 2018 and where are we going next year? For 2018, consider four that caught my attention. One example is around telecommunications and how some nations have skipped land-based lines right to a robust cellular network.

Hyperdocs Literacy Task Boards and Flipgrid Reading Circles

The CoolCatTeacher

Date: May 22, 2018. As an example, I’m doing early settlers this week as one of our units for social studies. laura dennis (@laura_dennis_) April 9, 2018. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

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Maker Monday: Start the Week with Creativity and Purpose

The CoolCatTeacher

Date: January 8, 2018. And so, it was a chance to show, for example, that when they were doing the Tiny House Project. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

Geo-Inquiry in Project Based Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

He shares examples of what he has done, challenges, and some of the mistakes he made at first. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

Saying Yes to Student Ideas and Creativity

Digital Promise

is a powerful example of this model. Wadzinski created ReInventED Lab with the mission of “making Charlottesville the shining example of what the future of school can look like for everyone.”

5 Ways to Teach Digital Citizenship (and the 9 Key P’s of Digital Citizenship)

The CoolCatTeacher

How can we simply help them understand using examples and research (because we know lecture doesn’t work so well on this topic.) The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

Make the Most of Your Budget with These Great Products: Makerspace Product Roundup 2018

techlearning

Makerspace Product Roundup, 2018 It seems like everywhere you turn, new products are being launched that are the perfect fit for making and makerspaces in schools. Examples might include an ice cream truck, police car, delivery truck, or their parents’ car.

Passion Projects in Kindergarten and First Grade

The CoolCatTeacher

Date: May 9, 2018. Give me an example. Lindsey: For example, one student was interested in the history behind mathematics and has been researching how math started out with the cavemen and women and there is actually mathematical writing on caves.

Top 5 new EdTech tools that you might use in your university

Neo LMS

For instance, Osso VR is a virtual reality technology company founded on the principle of training surgeons with real world skills that can be directly applied when in the operating room.

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5 Ways to Bring Computational Thinking and STEM Together

The CoolCatTeacher

Date: April 13, 2018. Vicki: OK, so give me one example of bringing these together, Stephanie. An example of computational thinking and STEM together. OK, so you’ve given us an example of how STEM and computational thinking come together. That’s a fantastic example.

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Math Teacher: 5 Principles of the Modern Mathematics Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Date: May 25, 2018. Vicki: Okay, so give me an example of what this would look like besides just sitting around in a circle and solving problems together. Vicki: Give me an example of what this looks like in the classroom.

Wade King: Find Your Classroom Creativity Wildcard

The CoolCatTeacher

Date: April 30, 2018. For example, when I taught fifth grade math back in Pendleton, South Carolina, my girls loved Hannah Montana. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.