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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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What’s New: New Tools for Schools

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The promotion allows teachers and schools to test out the Bloomz Premium subscription, which offers exclusive tools to communicate and coordinate with their parent community, such as unlimited storage for teachers and administrators, engagement reports, premium calendar, and more.

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.

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17 Things for Teachers to Try in 2017 (Infographic and FREE Download)

Shake Up Learning

The Google Teacher Tribe Podcast is a weekly podcast designed to give teachers practical ideas for using G Suite and other Google tools that you can use in your class tomorrow. Program a Robot. Or try something more sophisticated like the Wonder Workshop Dash and Dot robots.

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CUE and Touchjet partner for STEAMpunk Mobile Labs

eSchool News

To-date, CUE’s program has only included classroom-ready robot drones, but it is now expanding to add Touchjet as a partner, because they believe the interactive touch technology will enhance collaborative learning. Digital Learning and Tools News

Want to Organize Your Digital Assets?

EdNews Daily

Currently, there are some 7,000 publishers in the field with various levels of tools and curriculum. Collaboration tools, such as video conferencing . Virtual reality and field trip tools . Other tools, such as clickers, polling, testing devices, whiteboards, portfolios.

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Make the Most of Your Budget with These Great Products: Makerspace Product Roundup 2018

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New products are coming from companies that have long been in the game, and others are being launched thanks to successful crowdfunding initiatives. Bubble Bot walks students through creating a bubble-blowing robot and a Fan of Fortune. Name: Phiro Robot Made by: Robotix U.S.A.

Sphero, an Introduction

My Paperless Classroom

This is the first in a series of posts exploring the resources for teaching with the Sphero robot published at https://www.gosphero.com/education/. The Sphero company made these posts possible by providing 2 robots for review purposes. Both Android and iOS are supported.

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. As an instructional device and set of tools, they also get the job done. It's incredibly dependent on third-party tools, and most camera placement makes it difficult.

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

Adam Welcome

Most of the kids at my school won’t be programmers or work for a tech company.” Robots are cool. What better way to take coding to the next level than to code a robot to drive or roll or to program a drone to fly?

College Prep: The Often Winding Road for Parents, Students and High Schools

EdNews Daily

were available when I was advising, I would have referenced the tool to every student. In the last three weeks alone, Foxconn announced it would replace 60,000 factory workers with robots and a former CEO of McDonald’s said given rising wages, the same would happen throughout their franchises.

Technology Integration in a 21st Century Science Classroom

EdTechTeam

This is just a snapshot of what today’s science classroom can look like with thoughtful integration of digital tools. If the tools are available and affordable, why do we still have students collect data manually with old-school analog and often inaccurate equipment? . The purists feel that students are too deeply rooted in technology and do not know how to use or read results on a basic tool, such as a thermometer or pH paper. Imagine this classroom scenario.

WHAT’S NEW

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ALMA START ( www.getalma.com ) Alma Technologies launched an enrollment and admissions management tool called Alma Start. The new video tool runs inside the web browser already installed on teachers’ devices.

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

Adam Welcome

Most of the kids at my school won’t be programmers or work for a tech company.” Robots are cool. What better way to take coding to the next level than to code a robot to drive or roll or to program a drone to fly?

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

Doug Levin

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? Otherwise, here’s what caught my eye the week of March 13, 2017 – news, tools, and reports about education, public policy, technology, and innovation – including a little bit about why.

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” At least the e-cigarette company (which targets teens) offers a social-emotional learning curriculum, right? Billion in Android Antitrust Case.” I mean, clearly the company has a strong grasp on the politics of information. ” The Google blog post announcing “ Course Kit ,” a tool that will integrate Google Drive with the LMS. Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. “ Robots in the classroom ?

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Revisiting #ALATTT: Trend #1: AR/VR/MR and a touch of AI

NeverEndingSearch

Companies are investing in immersive technologies. It’s hard to imagine not fully realizing the potential for our mobile devices as learning tools. building AR/VR: students can their own 360-degree, interactive, immersive stories with augmented and virtual reality creation tools.

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She’s Building Tools to Boost Student Character.” Via EdWeek’s Market Brief : “ ISTE Unveils Plans to Match Ed-Tech Companies With Educators for Feedback on Apps.” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. The company “provides personalized educational feedback services for students,” and according to Crunchbase has raised $184 million total. The company, formerly known as PLATO Learning, is owned by Thomas Bravo.

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” Via Inside Higher Ed : “The IRS data retrieval tool that let financial aid applicants automatically import income information into the FAFSA won’t be restored for the current aid cycle, said James Runcie, chief operating officer of the Office of Federal Student Aid, in written testimony to Congress Wednesday.” ” Nope, robots will not be doing this job of content moderation , as Facebook recently boasted at its developer conference. Education Politics.

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Lots of reporting on various court filings in the Trump University case, particularly those about the company’s “ playbooks ” detailing how former employees sold its course packages, targeting vulnerable populations. has been making its way through the conservative blogosphere,” writes Catherine Gewertz, “which is pitching it as a tool for families who don’t want their children taking college admissions tests that reflect the Common Core State Standards.”

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