Vernier Software & Technology Offers Free Remote Learning Resources for STEM

Educational Technology Guy

To keep students engaged in STEM learning during school closures, Vernier Software & Technology is offering a robust collection of free remote learning solutions for teachers and students. Physics with Video Analysis Lab Book: Teachers can download this e-book for free through June 2020.

Over 40 STEAM Resources… Creative Thinking, STEM, and PBL at FETC 2020

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Over 40 STEAM Resources… Creative Thinking, STEM, and PBL at FETC 2020. He attributes this theory to the role Asia now plays in the global economy with automation being software driven, and abundance of material in the market place. Image Creative Commons.

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How to Evaluate Programs You’ve Never Used in Less Than Seven Minutes

Ask a Tech Teacher

If you have a school or district license on the app, software, or webtool, skip this one. Many classroom learning apps are aligned with LMSs like Google Classroom, Schoology, and Canvas. . Ready or not, it’s time to go back to school.

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3 Strategies for Personalizing Feedback Online

Catlin Tucker

1 Hosting Real-time Feedback Sessions Using Video Conferencing Software. Teachers working exclusively online can adapt this real-time feedback strategy for the online environment with video conferencing software.

5 Tips for Teaching Online

Catlin Tucker

When learning moves online, teachers have to think about their Google Classroom or the Learning Management System as their virtual classroom. How can I leverage tools, like online discussions and video conferencing software, to allow learners to engage with each other?

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Last Chance: The Tech-infused Teacher (MTI 562)

Ask a Tech Teacher

MTI 562 starts Monday, March 23, 2020 . Google account (can be your school account or a personal one). NOT Included: Standard software assumed part of a typical edtech set-up. MTI 562: The Tech-infused Teacher. Click to sign up.

How to Eteach in a Covid-19 Pandemic

Ask a Tech Teacher

MTI 562 starts Monday, March 23, 2020 . Google account (can be your school account or a personal one). NOT Included: Standard software assumed part of a typical edtech set-up.

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Plagiarism Checkers: The Benefits Students Fail to See

Ask a Tech Teacher

How exactly does this piece of software know if the work is original or plagiarised? Unicheck is committed to the principles of academic integrity and is on a mission to create community-driven software that enhances education.

7 Strategies Designed to Increase Student Engagement in Synchronous Online Discussions Using Video Conferencing

Catlin Tucker

However, video conferencing platforms, like Google Meet and Zoom, are making it possible for teachers to connect with learners in real-time. One of the primary roles that a teacher plays in an online class is the facilitation of learning.

Increase Engagement in Video Conferencing Sessions with Mentimeter

Catlin Tucker

As much as I like the chat and basic polling features in video conferencing platforms, like Zoom and Google Meet, I wanted something more dynamic. I always have my content for the virtual session on a Google Slide or Keynote presentation.

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Protecting Kids During and After Remote Learning

A Principal's Reflections

During synchronous instruction using Zoom or Google Hangouts, don't take pictures of kids and post them to social media.

Let’s Teach in Pajamas Forever

The Jose Vilson

I marvel at the notion that corporations like Microsoft, Zoom, and Google knelt down to offer free services to help educators surveil their students and monitor their interactions with their platforms.

The 3 R’s of Teaching Reading Remotely

EdTechTeacher

Reading specialists use tools like Google Meet and Zoom to digitally invite small groups of learners into a newer iteration of the OG learning experience. A Guest post by Dr. Courtney Pepe.

30 Ideas To  Consider When Implementing School Online and Offline During The Coronavirus

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Conduct teacher meetings via video conferencing software. Consider online conferencing software such a Zoom, Google Hangout, and Go To Meeting. Welcome to a post that has taken be a while to write.

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Last Chance: Differentiated Instruction Online Class (MTI 563)

Ask a Tech Teacher

MTI 563 starts in one week–Monday, April 27, 2020! Google account (can be your school account or your personal one). NOT Included: Standard software assumed part of a typical ed tech set-up. MTI 563: The Differentiated Teacher.

What Recreating School in Minecraft Can Teach About Reimagining Education

Edsurge

Also, if you use fast-building tools sometimes the software makes mistakes so most of the process of building is actually cleaning up the software’s mistakes. Google Earth helps provide a cross reference for the height information.

Teaching AP Students Remotely: What Does It Look Like?

EdTechTeacher

In 2020, AP Students will take a 45 minute version of the exam at home. Plagiarism detection software will be used to secure the online exams. Additionally, they are working on a free response question integration with Google Classroom to support remote learning.

Teachers use high and low-tech means to reach English Language Learners during coronavirus crisis

The Hechinger Report

Even schools that manage to give all children access to devices and the internet cannot escape the fact that much of the educational software they’re using is not specific to the needs of ELL students, Sugarman said.

Rethinking how to credential learners of the future? Look to the NBA.

The Christensen Institute

Their analysts created proprietary software tools to visualize in-game sequences not just as they actually occurred, but also showing where Raptors players should have been to achieve the best results. Over the last 10 years, NBA basketball has undergone a technology-powered revolution.

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4 Learning Management System Design Tips For Better eLearning

TeachThought - Learn better.

Take inspiration from Google, Facebook, Microsoft Word, and others to learn the common themes of web interfaces and copy them. As of 2020 , there are more than 14 billion mobile devices in use worldwide, a number that’s expected to grow to nearly 17 billion by 2023.

Preparing to Take School Online? Here Are 10 Tips to Make It Work.

Edsurge

This article was originally published on Global Online Academy's (GOA) Insights blog on March 4, 2020. Google Hangouts/Meet. Google Hangouts/Meet. Google Classroom.

Desperate parents need help as coronavirus upends our lives

The Hechinger Report

During the first week, our school sent home a handful of worksheets and some links to educational software and shows. The Google Classroom page for my first grader included multiple assignments from multiple teachers, plus instructions on how to teach her to type in a pdf.

"Don't be a Troll" meme contest - calls on students to help combat internet trolling

Educational Technology Guy

31, 2020. The contest, organized by Impero Software, is a way to promote empathy and digital citizenship, and to bring attention to the issue of online “trolls” in a creative, fun way. Impero will select 2 winners by February 11, 2020. Follow me on Twitter and Google

Are Algorithmically-Generated Term Papers the Next Big Challenge to Academic Integrity?

Edsurge

It turns out, students were taking papers they found online and employing a thesaurus (badly) to create fresh prose that would pass through plagiarism-detection software used by many colleges. This is the third of a three-part series on the “cheating economy.”

The Best Edtech for Students Is Backed by Research. Here’s What to Look For.

Edsurge

to outlay an estimated $8 billion annually on software and digital resources, not including hardware. One recent study of school spending estimated that up to two-thirds of software licenses are never activated.

How IT Staff Provide Tech Support During Remote Learning

EdTech Magazine

IT teams had to teach staff how to use videoconferencing tools and walk them through online learning platforms, such as Google Classroom. People can go to knowledge bases, download their own software — but only the software they’re supposed to have — off of the portal,” Galvin says.

How IT Staff Provide Tech Support During Remote Learning

EdTech Magazine

IT teams had to teach staff how to use videoconferencing tools and walk them through online learning platforms, such as Google Classroom. People can go to knowledge bases, download their own software — but only the software they’re supposed to have — off of the portal,” Galvin says.

To Better Serve Adult Learners, Eliminate the Barriers Between Work and Learning

Edsurge

At Northeastern, for example, we’ve partnered with both Google and IBM to recognize Google’s IT Support Professional Certificate and IBM’s digital badges for academic credit in our degree programs for working adults.

4 Ideas for Student-Led Learning During Emergency Remote Teaching

The Principal of Change

How can I leverage tools, like online discussions and video conferencing software, to allow learners to engage with each other? How can I utilize the collaborative nature of the Google Suite or Microsoft OneNote to get groups of students working on shared tasks together?

Reducing Friction and Expanding Participation in the Continuous Improvement of OER

Iterating Toward Openness

It’s a well established principle in open source software, open content, and other volunteer settings that when it’s hard to contribute, not many people contribute. Or perhaps the provider wants you to use their ticketing system, and you end up in a piece of software like Zendesk.

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‘Everything has changed’: A look at K-12 education under coronavirus

The Hechinger Report

Teachers were already used to using educational software and apps. New York City decided to ban the use of the meeting software Zoom. New York City schools have since authorized the use of Google Meet to allow teachers to hold video conferences online.].

Tips for Designing a Future-Focused EdTech Mindset

edWeb.net

As of March 29, 2020, school closures due to COVID-19 have impacted at least 124,000 U.S. However, due to the current school closure situation, most school districts are forced to use an adopt and adapt method for online and remote learning software and curricula.

Employers Pay for Job Referrals. Now Job Seekers Can, Too.

Edsurge

This week, a software engineer in Atlanta is willing to pay $40 for a referral at IBM, Microsoft, or Warner Media. And a recent graduate from a French university will pay $20 for a good word at Google—ideally for a job in Paris, London or Berlin.

Here Is How to Create Customized Maps on Google Drive

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The integration of Google Maps with Google Drive made it super easy for anyone to create and share maps with others. The process is simple and does not require any software installation.

First EduJedi Training Orientation Video is Now Available to Every Educator

EdNews Daily

This might seem subtle, but it is driving great wealth into the biggest companies who deliver on it like Uber, Microsoft, Apple, Amazon, Google and Disney. In 2013, she was getting twenty or more requests from new curriculum software companies a month as a member of the media.