Flipsnack: A fun way to make interactive online magazines #edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

Mandy Froehlich on episode 192 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Flipsnack: A fun way to make interactive online magazines #edtech. Twitter: @froehlichm.

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Creative #SmartTeachingTips Using Scholastic Magazines

Kleinspiration

For nearly a decade, I’ve been using Scholastic News Magazines in my classroom. When Scholastic contacted me to see if I’d share some ways we use the magazines in our second grade classroom, I jumped at the opportunity. . But our magazines aren’t just for children.

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Down with Twitter’s Project Lightning

Bryan Alexander

Twitter is apparently preparing a reboot. We don’t know how Lightning – I refuse to call it Twitter 2.0 – is actually structured and how it will really work once rolled out. Why is Twitter planning to shoot Lightning into the world? Twitter as tv.

Q&A: Steve Langford on Equalizing Student Access to the Web and Tech

EdTech Magazine

Q&A: Steve Langford on Equalizing Student Access to the Web and Tech. Inequities in student access to reliable internet service and personal technology are not insurmountable. We assumed that all students had internet access at home, and they don’t. Twitter. He is a regular contributor to the CDW family of technology magazines shauna.miller_miJ5. Fri, 11/08/2019 - 15:29.

Website Platforms Share Accessibility Support with Schools at #NYCSchoolsDigIn Summit

The Innovative Educator

All government agencies must have accessible websites. This means all public schools or schools who receive federal funding must have accessible websites. The United States Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights has agreements with various school districts to help ensure institutions provide content that is accessible to everyone including people with disabilities and those who speak languages other than English.

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

Claims on Twitter : Students read a tweet and explain why it might or might not be a useful source of information. News on Twitter : Students consider tweets and determine which is the most trustworthy.

K-12 Blueprint site updated - resources for planning and implementing EdTech

Educational Technology Guy

Click on any of the elements below to learn more and to access relevant articles, news items and resources: Leadership Policy Curriculum and Assessment Funding Infrastructure Professional Development Results Tech & Learning is a great, free, resource for educators also.

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zSpace and Labster Partner to Make AR/VR Lab Simulations Accessible to Hundreds of Thousands of High School Students Across the World

techlearning

Sunnyvale, CALIFORNIA – June 19, 2018 – Today, zSpace and Labster announced a partnership that will give high school students access to Labster’s award winning, game-based virtual simulations on zSpace’s augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) learning platform.

Tools for Designing Awesome Graphics

Teacher Reboot Camp

I started this blog 10 years ago, which was shortly after using Twitter and other social media tools to connect with educators. The awesome part is these tools are free and offer access to awesome fonts, stock photos, frames, templates, and icons.

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5 Fab Ways to Animate Your EduLife!

The Daring Librarian

This article was published in NEA Today Magazine - pages 18-20 - and also posted on the NEA Today Website 5 Fab Ways to Animate Your EduLife! Daniller had her Bitmoji as her Twitter profile pic and I was all like "OMGosh, where did you get that!?".she

My most used/favorite Apps and how I use them

Educational Technology Guy

Social Media - Google+ , Twitter , and Facebook - Google+ is my go to for education and technology resources, connections and sharing. I love that you can have longer posts and discussions than on Twitter. I also use Twitter for education and technology resource finding. Feedly - I subscribe to a lot of sites and blogs and use Feedly to organize and read them, as well as easily share them to Google+, Twitter and even Evernote. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

School Counselors Helping More Women Go Into Computer Science: Tips and Advice to Find the Fit

The CoolCatTeacher

Angela Cleveland on episode 254 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. So what are some of the resources that counselors can access that will help them in this area? It’s completely free and very accessible.

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Digital Equity: How Far Have We Come?

EdTech Magazine

For IT staff and administrators, the work of ensuring all students have equal access to the internet , and to technology that is now standard for modern classrooms, is complex. . Twitter. He is a regular contributor to the CDW family of technology magazines

Customize Your Experience with the EdTech Insider Program

EdTech Magazine

EdTech Insiders gain access to personalized content recommendations and our most in-depth, premium articles, videos and more. Insiders can unlock access to white papers, view daily fast facts, save articles to read later and weigh in on trending topics through Insider polls. Twitter.

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K–12 Educators Embrace Ingenuity and Adaptation to Prepare Students for the Future

EdTech Magazine

Others deploy monitoring tools to give students access to the latest digital resources, while also keeping them safe. Twitter. Ryan has been a magazine and newspaper editor for 18 years, with the last 12 covering a variety of bases for CDW’s family of tech magazines.

eGFI - Dream Up the Future - STEM Resource for Students and Teachers

Educational Technology Guy

There are also digital magazines and newsletters that the students can access for more information. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Engineering - Go For It! this site is produced by the ASEE and is completely devoted to promoting engineering.

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Schools Upgrade Networks with Future in Mind

EdTech Magazine

And after that, Thomas plans to standardize new multigigabit wireless access points across the district. . Twitter. He is a contributor to the CDW family of technology magazines Schools Upgrade Networks with Future in Mind. eli.zimmerman_9856. Tue, 10/22/2019 - 13:16.

K–12 Leaders Get Creative to Make the Case for Network Upgrades

EdTech Magazine

That requires educating stakeholders on E-rate discounts and showing that building a fiber network can be more cost-effective than using a WAN service provider, says Jack Lynch, director of state engagements at EducationSuperHighway , a nonprofit that helps schools get high-speed internet access.

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3 Levels of Connectivity K–12 Schools Should Consider

EdTech Magazine

The increasing digitalization of education has put even more emphasis on internet access in K–12 schools , leading more school districts, nonprofits and government agencies to invest in programs and services to ensure each student is connected. . Twitter.

7 Ways to Get Teens Reading in a Smartphone Culture

Edsurge

Make Good Content Accessible To foster a more organic love of reading, make good content accessible at home, at school, and on the go. The study didn’t take engagement with online periodicals or news into account, but these are easily accessible via social media. (Of

Is a Backpack the Key to Closing the Homework Gap?

EdTech Magazine

Millions of students lack the ability to access the internet from home — a problem compounded by increasing expectations from educators that students do so to complete homework and research. . Broadband access still is limited in some rural areas. Twitter.

Free Webinar - Alan November on Teaching Critical Thinking and Web Literacy

Educational Technology Guy

Alan November is an international leader in education technology and was named one of the USA's fifteen most influential thinkers of the decade by Tech and Learning magazine. If you're interested, you can register for the webinar at [link] Related: Important Skills Students Need for the Future New Training Courses from Google - DigCit and Accessibility Resources on 21st Century Skills Digital Literacy Resources -. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Goal: Be Someone’s Champion

Teacher Reboot Camp

Join the movement by accomplishing any goal from any of the cycles then letting us know through a reflection or status update on our Facebook community , Twitter ( #30GoalsEdu ), or Instagram.com/30goals. Join the free Badgelist group for the 30 Goals to access your badges.

Q&A: Tracy Smith on the Value of a Team Approach to Digital Equity

EdTech Magazine

We’ve done surveys, and 3 percent of our students — about 300 kids — don’t have internet access at home. Twitter. He is a regular contributor to the CDW family of technology magazines Q&A: Tracy Smith on the Value of a Team Approach to Digital Equity. keara.dowd_i47Z. Mon, 11/11/2019 - 12:34.

Chrome Extensions for Educators

A Principal's Reflections

bit.ly : Those of us that love Twitter are well aware of this great service to shorten URL''s. Docs PDF/PowerPoint Viewer : Get quick, easy access to preview PowerPoint presentations, pdf''s, and other types of documents.

Digital Curation & Sweet Scoopage

The Daring Librarian

Ever get frustrated by the 140 character limit of Twitter? Publish Scoopit publishes a lovely glossy digital "magazine" with each topic! and LOVE how I can post remotely to Twitter & gather together interesting and related resources all in one spot!

Teacher Resources - education and edtech - all free

Educational Technology Guy

Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Teacher Resources - education and edtech - all free and very useful General: Welcome Back to School - great resources for teachers (new and veteran) [link] What Makes a Great Teacher [link] What Makes a Great Teacher, created by students [link] New Teacher Advice and Resources [link] Create a Personal Learning Network [link] Resources from Teacher Prep program [link] Effective Classroom Management [link] Summary Of Major Concepts Covered By Harry K.

Q&A: Kim Buryanek on Bringing Digital Equity into Classrooms

EdTech Magazine

Asking the right question about access was our first hurdle. But when we drilled down and asked what that meant, we learned some homes have Wi-Fi and others have internet access on their phones. We suspect the percentage who have robust access is below 70 percent. We’ve also put hotspots in our buses, so kids can ride the bus to and from school and have access. Twitter. He is a regular contributor to the CDW family of technology magazines

Cultural hegemony and disruption

Learning with 'e's

Wikipedia is popular because it can be accessed from anywhere using a web enabled mobile phone. Blogging and open access journals are becoming the first choice of publishing for many academics and scholars.

TCEA 2019: As Ed Tech Expands, So Do Privacy Concerns

EdTech Magazine

JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Follow @EdTech_K12 on Twitter for continued TCEA 2019 coverage. Security breaches are situations in which someone gains intentional, unauthorized access to district data. Too often, Abshire said, “data is too accessible by too many people.”.

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Welcome to the 30 Goals for Teachers! Cycle 6: Inspire Forward

Teacher Reboot Camp

Join the movement by accomplishing any goal from any of the cycles then letting us know through a reflection or status update on our Facebook community , Twitter ( #30GoalsEdu ), or Instagram.com/30goals. Join the free Badgelist group for the 30 Goals to access your badges. We will also share participant reflections in this free digital magazine, [link]. Welcome to Cycle 6 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Inspire Forward!

School Districts Take Advantage of E-Rate’s Category One Funding

EdTech Magazine

billion annually to K–12 school districts to help pay for access to high-speed broadband. New E-rate rules have given districts more flexibility to acquire faster, more affordable WAN access — and districts, particularly in rural or remote locations, are taking advantage. . Twitter.

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How the Internet of Things May Change K–12 Culture

EdTech Magazine

This reduces labor costs while allowing IT departments to oversee both systems with one dashboard, according to an article in EdTech magazine. To protect IoT devices, IT professionals should limit bandwidth access and employ user verification — similar to how they secure other technology.

TCEA 2019: How One K–12 Principal Put Google Classroom to Work

EdTech Magazine

JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Follow @EdTech_K12 on Twitter for continued TCEA 2019 coverage! I know almost everyone at my campus is accessing this resource every day, including me.”. Teachers ask her to put frequently accessed materials on the platform. .

Stay on Top of your News with Feedly

Indiana Jen

I read a lot of news, blogs, and magazines… a lot. Feedly has some great free features, namely up to 100 feeds, easy organization into three (3) categories, and mobile & desktop access. People often ask me: “how did you find this?”