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4 Tips for using accessibility features to promote inclusion

Neo LMS

4 Tips for using accessibility features to promote inclusion. Read more: 6 Awesome examples of EdTech for the visually impaired student. In many cases, companies are developing accessibility features to be built into devices to promote access for all.

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

Neo LMS

According to the report, the EdTech industry will reach a global value of $252 billion by 2020. The EdTech sphere is obviously developing quickly, so some things that seemed impossible only a few years ago have become a standard in the meantime. 5 New EdTech tools to watch.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition)

Doug Levin

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition). Tagged on: April 2, 2017 School IT Leaders Share Strategies on Defending Against DDoS Attacks | EdTech Magazine → This article claims students are primarily responsible for denial of service attacks on schools.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition)

Doug Levin

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition). Tagged on: April 2, 2017 School IT Leaders Share Strategies on Defending Against DDoS Attacks | EdTech Magazine → This article claims students are primarily responsible for denial of service attacks on schools.

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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. Starting the Year With EdTech appeared first on CUE Blog.

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6 Ways to Make Edtech Affordable on Any Budget

Gaggle Speaks

Although the benefits of technology in the classroom and the need to equip today’s students for the modern workforce are well-documented, schools often cite cost and budget constraints as the reason more technology isn’t yet available to their students and teachers. Mobile Learning

Your Essential Back to School EdTech Checklist

Fractus Learning

Switching to mobile devices? Check the mobile carts – are the devices charging? Confirm all wireless access points and printers are operational. Ensure document cameras, projectors, etc., by Karen Larson and Gene Tognetti.

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What Edtech Tools Are Community Colleges Flocking To?

Edsurge

Like all education ecosystems, community colleges have an array of different edtech tools to choose from. Specifically, the college created a myHostos mobile app where students can access information about financial aid, classes and the like. Many of our institutions have been using a variety of lecture capture solutions over the years, but Panopto has really stood out as a partner for accommodating those with accessibility challenges,” Quarles says.

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ISTE 2016: Educational Equity, Lifelong Learning, and a Simpler Approach to Edtech

eSpark

At the end of June, eSpark joined the thousands of district and edtech leaders headed to Denver, CO to meet innovative educators and discuss the current state of technology in schools. Working Towards Equity with Edtech.

Obama’s Education Dept Issues Last Hurrah: A National Edtech Plan for Higher Education

Edsurge

It drives social mobility, energizes our economy, and underpins our democracy.”. That’s where the document feels like a student’s report, diligently including examples but stopping short of incorporating all of them into a single argument or coherent call for action. interview for the EdSurge On Air podcast , the office’s former edtech director, Richard Culatta, said he expects innovation leadership to shift to the states during the Trump Administration.

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Errors in Innovation and Call-Out Culture of Edtech

RafranzDavis.com

It’s just the right mix of “Remind” to get teachers using Classroom, even when kids lack consistent access to devices. Parents can simply access them from Google Classroom!” Or maybe we’re the only community that needs the FCCs Lifeline for mobile support).

7 Reasons You Need to Try Voice Typing in Google Docs

Shake Up Learning

7 Reasons You Need to Try Voice Typing in #GoogleDocs #edtech #gsuiteedu Click To Tweet. Step 2: Start voice typing in a document. Open a document in Google Docs with a Chrome browser. After you start voice typing, you can use commands to edit and format your document.

An All-in-one Tool to Assist Student Learning from Every Angle

EdTech4Beginners

Creativity 365 aims to streamline teamwork and boost efficiency by offering a range of useful mobile tools and real-time cloud services. You are granted full access to 5 creative apps, including a PDF editor, document scanner, note taker, video editor and animation tools.

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36 Edtech Tools I’m Using Right Now in My Classroom and Life

The CoolCatTeacher

As I was reading The Teacher’s Guide to Tech last week, I realized that it had been a while since I’d shared my own favorite edtech tools. Crescerance and MAD-Learn (for Mobile App Development). Crescerance and MAD-Learn are my tools for mobile app development.

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Tools to Inspire Collaborative Discussions

Teacher Reboot Camp

The free web tools below help teachers create a safe online class where students can access learning materials, post their work, and comment on the works of others. NowComment is a free tool students and teachers register for to engage in rich discussion over any uploaded document.

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Not 1:1? There's Still Hope for Implementing iPads! #iPlza13 #not121

EdTechSandyK

Below is our presentation as well as a folder of resource documents that schools implementing iPads in any way, shape, or form might benefit from. You will see a larger version of the presentation and be able to access any notes made on the slides. Resource Documents Click or tap the blue box below to access supporting documents. edtech iPad iPadpalooza mobile learning mobile technology

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7 Great Ways to Use Google for Education

EdTech4Beginners

Google Drive has various options like documents, presentations, spreadsheets, forms and drawings where college assignments can be done and shared with other students or professors. Moreover, all content on that drive can be accessed from any computer with Internet connection.

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Online YC Demo Day Includes A Byju’s Rival, Quiz Bowl App, Parenting Advice Platform

Edsurge

This isn’t CEO Erika Hairston’s first foray into edtech. The platform hosts more than 500 courses and 100,000 videos, documents and tests. Users receive access to study groups and a question bank of tens of thousands of questions.

Meet the All New Flipgrid! #flipgridfever

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

As you construct a topic for your students, you can now embed Youtube or Vimeo videos or upload a high resolution image, link to a website or document, or include an emoji or GIPHY. Better Access for All Learners. The all-new Flipgrid is here!

7 Global Project Ideas from a Leading 3rd Grade Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Instantly scan and score with any mobile, desktop or document camera. In grade 2, his teacher shared a book about water and how many communities didn’t have access to clean water.

GradeCam Introduces Ability to Read and Score Handwritten Letters

techlearning

All free trial users will have access for 60 Days. As always, teachers can scan and score assessments using any existing mobile, computer, or document camera, and auto-transfer grades with the touch of a button. Assessment edtech News Ed Tech Ticker

Innovation In E-learning In The Last 10 Years

EdTech4Beginners

Using mobile for educational purposes is a slightly new concept. The material that is available for e-learning on a mobile device is specifically designed by expert instructional designers to make it compatible with a small screen. This is the level of vitality of smartphones which makes it necessary for the e-learning industry to introduce mLearning, i.e., mobile learning on a large scale. Anyone can access these courses and there is no minimum qualification to take them.

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Self-Paced E-Learning Market Evaporating, Report Finds

Marketplace K-12

The report defines self-paced courseware as being accessed on a desktop or laptop and spanning the K-12, higher education, corporate training, and privately marketed software (such as that produced by language-learning company Rosetta Stone) sectors. By guest blogger Leo Doran.

40 Recommended Extensions for Teachers, Research, and Language Learners

Teacher Reboot Camp

Find 100s more extensions for teachers and students by accessing the bookmarks below. Pushbullet – I use this extension and free mobile app to send sms messages, images, and websites to all your devices and a group of people. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Click to access that resource! “It isn’t that they cannot see the solution. It is that they cannot see the problem.”

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5 Ways to Use the Google Docs Explore Tool

Shake Up Learning

The Google Docs Explore tool brings you quick access to your Drive files, web search, images, recommendations and more. Please note, while this post is focused on the desktop/web version of Google Docs, the Explore tool is also available on mobile. gsuiteedu #edtech Click To Tweet.

Office for iPad: Free for Everyone

WJU EdTech

View, create, and edit Office documents on an iPad for free! The apps themselves were always free for viewing documents, but editing access required an Office 365 subscription. EdTech Ideas pjimison : Great to know!

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4 Ways to Give Meaningful Feedback with Google Classroom

Shake Up Learning

gsuiteedu #edtech Click To Tweet. To access the grading tool, From the Classwork page, select the assignment and click on “ View Assignment. Annotate Using Google Classroom on Mobile (iOS or Android). One such feature is the ability to draw and annotate on documents.

How academic management systems can improve daily academic activities.

Linways Technologies

Engaging the students mean improvement in student satisfaction, and digitising academics sure goes with today’s mobile-first world. Besides having everything available and accessible, there are many features that could help your students to make the most out of their time on campus.

60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

Design more mobile learning experiences for your students–in higher ed, for example. Encourage digital citizenship via peer-to-peer interaction that is documented. Check which students have accessed which assignments. Make sub work or make-up work easy to access.

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Write Right with Google Tools

techlearning

See below for access to my graphic organizers templates you can copy, as well as additional resources and directions for creating your own. To access this tool in Google Docs click “Tools” then “Explore”. There are several tools you can use to grade Google Documents with rubrics.

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25 Ways to use Google Forms in the Classroom (with examples!)

techlearning

Using AutoCrat and FormMule, attendees are automatically notified with the meeting details and invited to add their agenda items to the agenda document. These documents are named, organized, and accessible in Google Drive. I have this form saved as a bookmark for easy access.

50 Of The Best Free Apps For Teachers

TeachThought - Learn better.

Can we assume there’s WiFi access? From TeachThought, the best free apps for teachers, from iOS, Android, and Windows Mobile. Follow List. Embed List. All your files in Drive – like your videos, photos, and documents – are backed up safely so you can’t lose them.

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50 Of The Best Free Apps For Teachers

TeachThought - Learn better.

Can we assume there’s WiFi access? From TeachThought, the best free apps for teachers, from iOS, Android, and Windows Mobile. Follow List. Embed List. All your files in Drive – like your videos, photos, and documents – are backed up safely so you can’t lose them.

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10 Time-Saving Tips and Tools for Teachers

Shake Up Learning

We don’t want to end up wasting valuable time searching for documents, websites, or setting up our lessons. gsuiteedu #googleedu #edtech #teaching Click To Tweet. BONUS Tip: Click and drag your Google Classroom Classwork pages to the bookmarks bar for easy access!

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Apple’s Strongest Case to Reclaim the Education Market Is Not the New iPad

Edsurge

According to Futuresource , a UK market research firm, devices running the Chrome operating system accounted for close to 60 percent of all sales of mobile devices in the U.S. The iWorks suite, which includes Pages, Keynote, and Numbers, will soon have Smart Annotation, a feature that allows users to mark up documents and allow for teachers or peers to share feedback. Education Technology Enterprises Edtech Business“Welcome to your first day of school!”

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