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PASCO Motion Sensor–A Must for Science Classes

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Their products are wireless, Bluetooth- and/or USB-connectable, and their SPARKvue software runs on Mac and Windows platforms, Chromebooks, iPads, iPhones, and Android. the Ergobot to teach both Forces & Motion and Programming & Robotics. can of soda, and smart enough to automatically sync with your desktop, smartphone, or iPad. While you’re waiting, download the free software to your phone or laptop (or iPad).

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Game Education: It’s in Their DNA – Guest Post from Courtney Pepe

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The iPad displays a picture of a word, and students play a guessing game, Wheel of Fortune Style, where they place Scrabble tiles that can be read in front of the iPad. Game #4 – Sphero the Robot. Harry Moore School of NJCU recently received a grant from Sphero, a company that makes ball-size glowing robots that teachers can use to o teach literacy, coding, STEM. This guest post from Courtney Pepe ( @iPadQueen2012 ) first appeared on Daily Genius.

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#EdTechTidBIts of the Week (April 21, 2015)

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I found two new apps, a Disney article, a robotics competition to the moon, and a repository of maker projects! AutoDesk 123D's TinkerPlay for Mobile Devices AutoDesk 123D , the maker of other great free apps for 3D design, such as Tinkercad and 123D Design , have released a new free app called TinkerPlay for iOS, Android, and Windows devices. The task is to design, create, and program a robot that can rove & navigate on the moon's surface. They also have an Android app

Want to Organize Your Digital Assets?

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Project based hybrids, such as software to run a robot, science instruments, and calculators . An example is the distribution of iPads to all students. A good strategy will provide the oversight and direction to use those iPads to change the students’ approach to education. Consider as well that good ed-tech companies will utilize conferences to announce improvements for their tools and train teachers on their use. By LeiLani Cauthen. .

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What?s New: New Tools for Schools

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CAROLINA BIOLOGICAL SUPPLY COMPANY BUILDING BLOCKS OF SCIENCE 3D ( www.carolina.com/help/pressreleases/2018/building-blocks-of-science-3d ) Carolina Biological Supply Company launched the new Building Blocks of Science 3D hands-on unit kits for students in grades K to 5. launch of Be a Maker, an all-new mobile application that teaches children how to code by allowing them to program their Jibo robot. The company’s ownership remains unchanged.

The Big 3's War Over EDU: A Comparison of Apple, Google, and Microsoft

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With that, I think it's worth taking a look at where each of the three big companies stands in regards to Ed. If a teacher wants their kids to create, IPad is still the device to go with. Overall, I think IPad can be a great Education device, but there are pain points that come with it. If it were me, I would have sets of iPads in my school to let kids create, but I don't know that I would go one to one with them.

This Tech Tool Can Save Teachers 10 Minutes Per Class

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Laurence’s College in Brisbane had just 50 minutes to write up a formative assessment on the representation of robots and artificial intelligence in the movies. Using wireless presentation tools by Vivi , an education-focused company founded in Australia, Gunn was able to mirror her tablet screen on the classroom screen and play YouTube clips directly through a hardwired receiver without slowing down the school’s wifi—or her students’ work.

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Technology Integration in a 21st Century Science Classroom

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Several companies, including Vernier and Pasco to name just a couple, have modified their probes to be compatible with Chromebooks as well. The interface connects to a computer, Chromebook, iPad/iPhone and Android devices. Teachers have designed labs that incorporate SCRATCH coding, robotics, and engineering design to create an experience that can be used by upper elementary students all the way through higher level engineering design or physics classes.

What’s New: New Tools for Schools

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ADVANCED & MEASURED PROGRESS ( www.advanc-ed.org ) & ( www.measuredprogress.org ) Measured Progress and AdvancED will join forces to form a unique and far-reaching nonprofit educational company focused on data-driven tools for school improvement. has joined the ENA family of companies. The partnership allows companies to benefit from opportunities to showcase their products and services, receive feedback and advice, and engage in thoughtful dialogue with educational leaders.

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Top 100 Sites/Apps for Game Based Learning

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Cookie - A great site for educational: Math, Reading, Science, and ESL games for El Ed kids. ** Digital Passport - An essential iPad app for kids that has them playing games to learn about Cyber Safety (i.e. DimensionU - An amazing site for educational games 3D games for Math and Literacy aligned to Common Core Standards. ** Door 24 - A fantastic iPad that has students working different Math/Algebra problems to help a robot fix his circuits and uncover the mystery behind Door 24.

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

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Do you know that feeling when you are told your questions about student privacy are unfounded by a representative of a company that earns 86% of its total revenue from advertising? " Tagged on: March 19, 2017 Technology switch leaves some upset | Columbia Daily Tribune → Battle High School students and teachers have had iPads since the school opened in 2013.

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The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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Without revenue the company will go away. Or the company will have to start charging for the software. Or it will raise a bunch of venture capital to support its “free” offering for a while, and then the company will get acquired and the product will go away. (It’s