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Elementary Technology Favorites by Grade Level

Tech Helpful

One of the things shared was the list of "tried and true" technology usage by grade level at our elementary school. You will immediately see that our teachers have access to iPads and many of their choices are iOS apps but often there are web versions and android apps for these as well. It is a huge arsenal and an all-you-can-read eBook library for kids 12 and under with unlimited access to over 10,000 high-quality kids’ books.

Simple Virtual Reality in the Classroom with Google Streetview and Google Cardboard with Donnie Piercey

The CoolCatTeacher

I kind of showed them this App called Google Street View [link] which is on iPhone and Android. What it allows the users to do is – first, to access any 360 image that’s on Google Maps, and view it. But what’s cool about it is that you can, either a 360 camera like the Ricoh Theta S, or you know Samsung has one as well now, or even your own camera on your iPhone or Android phone, you can actually create an upload your own 360 degree images to Google Maps.

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Disintermediating IT: The Secret Sauce To Small School EdTech Success

There is no box

I was their first full time “IT Guy” And when I say full time, I’m stretching a bit, as I was actually farmed out to one of the feeder elementary schools for 2 days a week. Local IT service companies tend to be business focused, just like school IT shops of old, and are not well versed in the unique edtech challenges facing classrooms today. The key is good fiber between buildings and good cable into the classrooms for the Access Points.

Best EdTech of 2016

Graphite Blog

It's a heartening trend; the best edtech developers are taking the lessons (both good and bad) of the last few years to heart and delivering products at a higher level of quality than we've seen in the past. Price: $1.99; Platform: Android, iOS; Grades: Pre-K–3. Price: $7.99; Platform: iOS, Android; Grades: 1–4. Zearn has two big strengths that set it apart from other elementary digital math curricula.

Code With Kids and See What Happens #hourofcode #edtech #edchat #caedchat

Adam Welcome

With code.org and other resources, block coding is an excellent place to start, especially with Elementary students - check it out! Code has been in our lives for years, and thankfully has now been mainstreamed so everyone can have access and learn. Students at Karly’s school, Sun Terrace Elementary, program all year long and they know how important it is to learn programming. Check out this article New EdTech Resource.

Tips and Tools to Support Students in Publishing Their Own Digital Storybooks

Teacher Reboot Camp

Book Creator – Web, iOS and Android app to create and publish digital books with personal photos, audio, video, and more. Elementari – Create a free class account for up to 30 students. My Storybook – This web tool requires no registration and is simple to use with very young learners and elementary students. Student collaboration is easy and students have access to accessibility features and translation tools.

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Tips and Tools to Support Students in Publishing Their Own Digital Storybooks

Teacher Reboot Camp

Book Creator – Web, iOS and Android app to create and publish digital books with personal photos, audio, video, and more. Elementari – Create a free class account for up to 30 students. My Storybook – This web tool requires no registration and is simple to use with very young learners and elementary students. Student collaboration is easy and students have access to accessibility features and translation tools.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 11 Edition)

Doug Levin

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 11 Edition). Tagged on: March 17, 2017 Google's Family Link unlocks Android for kids | CNET → "We don't want kids thinking Google has built spyware.," " Tagged on: March 17, 2017 770 Apple iPad Air Coming To Cullman County Elementary Schools | Cullman Today → At $340,000, kindergarten, first & second-grade students get 'ultra-modern' tablets. Blog EdTech News News news

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How to Create a Class Brand (and much more!) with Tony Vincent – SULS011

Shake Up Learning

I’m excited for today’s conversation with one of my favorite edtech gurus! 16:50] – Tony talks about the kinds of technology he has access to and the activities he’s been doing with his students. [19:37] shakeuplearning #edtech. Quik app for Android. The post How to Create a Class Brand (and much more!) with Tony Vincent – SULS011 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Tony Vincent , from Learning in Hand , shares many genius tips in this episode.

Giving Students The World

Kyle Pace

Over the last few weeks in my district we have had The Google Expeditions Pioneer Program visit one of our middle schools and one of our elementary schools. If you’re wondering, when they visit your school they bring everything necessary to give your students the Google Expeditions experience: about 30-60 Google Cardboard viewers, Android phones (and chargers), Nexus 9 tablets, and they even bring their wireless network.

The Beginner’s Guide to the Hour of Code

Shake Up Learning

There are even options to go “unplugged” if you do not have access to devices in your classroom because students can learn computer science principles with something as simple as a deck of cards. modern browsers, iOS and Android. modern browsers, iOS and Android. Kodable Curriculum for Elementary. The post The Beginner’s Guide to the Hour of Code appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The Hour of Code is coming! Are you ready?

Giving Students The World

Kyle Pace

Over the last few weeks in my district we have had The Google Expeditions Pioneer Program visit one of our middle schools and one of our elementary schools. If you’re wondering, when they visit your school they bring everything necessary to give your students the Google Expeditions experience: about 30-60 Google Cardboard viewers, Android phones (and chargers), Nexus 9 tablets, and they even bring their wireless network.

Google Teacher Tribe Podcast | Episode 2 Karly Moura

Shake Up Learning

You can play the first episode using the player below, or subscribe on iOS , Android , Stitcher or RSS. You can subscribe to the Podcast on iOS , Android , Stitcher or RSS. Episode 2 Show Notes: Karly Moura is a Teacher On Special Assignment (Instructional Coach & Educational Technology Support Teacher) at Sun Terrace Elementary School, MDUSD. House of #EdTech Podcast from our Producer, Christopher Nesi. gttribe #SUL #DitchBook #edtech.

An ‘Epic’ Fundraise: Children’s Digital Book Subscription Startup Nabs $8 Million

Edsurge

per month for unlimited access to the digital library. Available on the web, iOS, Android and Kindle devices, Epic currently reaches five million children, its co-founder Kevin Donahue claims, with 24 million books read in April alone. elementary schools. For children who have access Epic at both home and school, the platform offers linkages. These features may benefit students who are fortunate enough to have access at both home and school.

10 Google Classroom Tips You Didn’t Know – SULS029

Shake Up Learning

gsuiteedu #edtech #shakeuplearning. Did you know there are some features in Google Classroom that are ONLY available on mobile (iOS and Android)? Here are the step-by-step directions on iOS and Android. #2: Many teachers like to create topics for subjects (great for elementary), weeks, units of study, and more. Unmanaged devices won’t be able to access the quiz. In Google Chrome, you can add it to your bookmarks bar for quick access.

5 Great Software Functions!

WJU EdTech

Simulations are great when students need a real-life experience but may not be able to do it because of accessibility, control, or safety. There are tons of wonderful simulation apps available for iOS and Android devices! Don’t be fooled by the picture of the elementary students on the Kahoot web site. EdTech Ideas instructional software Typically there are 5 types of instructional software functions.

5 Awesome Google Drive Apps

techlearning

They are porting Android apps over to Chrome, encouraging developers to develop dynamic web apps, and they are helping developers to add apps to Google Drive. 5 Tools to Teach Coding to Late Elementary Students ] Google Drawing, Google My Maps, and Google Sites Yep, I know this is cheating a bit, but I think it's worth discussing. TL Advisor Blog Google Apps edtechGoogle is being Google, and they are in the process of shifting one of their approaches to their suite of tools.

How EduKids Connect Systems Increases Productivity in Early Ed Classrooms

Kleinspiration

As an elementary teacher and a mom of two school kids, I usually have too many things to do and tasks to accomplish within a 24 hour day. I try to keep up with new edtech solutions as well as personal productivity tools to stay on top of my work both at home and at school. That being said, I am always thrilled to try and test new edtech solutions that address the issues of productivity and parental engagement in classrooms.

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Company Offers Free Facial Recognition Software to Boost School Security

EdTech Magazine

We are proud to give our leading-edge SAFR for K-12 technology solution to every elementary, middle, and high school in America and Canada. As schools begin to integrate new technology to enhance both classroom efficiency and school safety, having free access to software like SAFR could be crucial for low-budget districts. . SIGN UP : Get more news from the EdTech newsletter in your inbox every two weeks!

What to Look for When Purchasing an Education Projector

ViewSonic Education

Educators can send content to one or more projectors from any location with network access. In elementary schools, students in multiple classrooms can simultaneously view virtual field trips, author talks or other content. Interactive technology is one of the fastest growing edtech categories. MHL-enable ports let you project from Android devices, and, in some cases, charge them as well. Considering an education projector for your classrooms or lecture hall?

Best Learning Websites of 2015

Graphite Blog

Over the course of a year, we at Graphite look at a dizzying number of edtech tools. In terms of access, Web-based tools tend to do the most for the widest number of students and teachers. Here's our list of 2015's most wow-worthy websites and web-based edtech tools: A.D.A.M. These powerful, inquiry-based science units capitalize on elementary kids’ natural curiosity. Invariably, a large portion of these end up being websites.

What’s New: New Tools for Schools

techlearning

Teachers and students can access CSO to utilize digital resources and teaching tools designed to supplement Carolina’s curriculum products such as Building Blocks of Science 3D K-5 science curriculum. The contest invites elementary school teachers and families to take a pledge to teach kids how to “earn, save, spend and donate” for a chance to win $10,000 for their local school – plus an additional $1,000 for the charity of their choice. edtech market.

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Code With Kids and See What Happens - written with Karly Moura!

Adam Welcome

With code.org and other resources, block coding is an excellent place to start, especially with Elementary students - check it out! Code has been in our lives for years, and thankfully has now been mainstreamed so everyone can have access and learn. Students at Karly’s school, Sun Terrace Elementary, program all year long and they know how important it is to learn programming. Check out this article New EdTech Resource.

Device Implementation - #TECSIG Fall 2013 Breakout Session

EdTechSandyK

Participants & Their Questions: Sandy Kendell, EdTech Coordinator in a 4A District - We have implemented one iPad for every teacher K-12 and we are rolling out BYOD grades 6-12. Information on implementing Android Anonymous Inst Tech Coordinator from a Fast Growing suburban school district. Just moved in to new elementary schools. Tanna Fiske - @fiskeclass on Twitter - EdTech from Eanes ISD - Fully 1:1 K-12. Timn Yenca - @mryenca on Twitter - EdTech from Eanes ISD.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

“ Career centers are providing more access to some companies than others (for a fee), a move that has career counselors concerned institutions are selling students to the highest bidder,” Inside Higher Ed reports. (I of California ’s Open-Access Promise Hits a Snag: The Faculty.” Via Fortune : “ Android Co-Founder To Lead Google ’s New Education Project.” “ 3 Lessons Chipotle Can Teach EdTech ” is an actual headline.