Creating an Effective Learning Environment While Practicing Social Distancing

Dr. Shannon Doak

So, your school has decided to re-open face-to-face learning following CDC guidelines for social distancing. We need to ensure that we are creating the best learning environment for our students while also practicing all of the guidelines that will help keep us all safe.

How to Use Virtual Reality and Google Expeditions in the Classroom

Shake Up Learning

When you open the Expeditions app on iOS or Android , you will first see the guidelines that you must review and accept. After you have accepted the Google Expeditions guidelines, the app will prompt you to choose your role.

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Zapzapmath adds multiplayer option and more to their popular app

Ask a Tech Teacher

The program had me update my login to the new standards and made it easy to add students under the new guidelines. Download Zapzapmath for Android devices: [link].

Do Tech Companies Need To Step Up Their Accessibility Game?

The Innovative Educator

Their site says: When you Tweet photos using the Twitter app for iOS or Android, or on, you have the option to compose a description of the images so the content is accessible to people who are visually impaired.

Want to Code on an IPad? Here are 3 Great Apps

Ask a Tech Teacher

These guidelines include: support the ‘4 C’s’–creativity, critical thinking, communication, collaboration. Availability: 5/5 (iOS, Android, Web, classes). Coding has become the poster child for a tech-infused classroom.

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What to Look for When Purchasing an Education Projector

ViewSonic Education

The typical number of people that will be in a room is a good guideline for picking your education projector. 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?

What’s all the buzz about Messenger Kids?

Ask a Tech Teacher

Second, it’s always wise to read the app’s Terms of Services, privacy policy, and the usage guidelines before getting your child started. When preteen kids see parents and older siblings thumbing away at social media accounts, they want to do it.

Apple’s New Digital Student IDs Raise Questions About Security


Chesla points out that the initiative could be seen as “discriminatory, because many less affluent and foreign students have Android phones.” Digital student IDs, he explains, are “essentially movement and behavior trackers that can raise privacy concerns,” and universities will need to create guidelines on data collection and accessibility. Apple is rolling out digital student IDs.

It’s about time: a round-up of time-lining tools


myHistro_basic guidelines for teachers from Histros Inc. Available also as an iOS or Android app. Timelines are a perfect tool for inquiry projects.

What?s New: New Tools for Schools


FRONTROW MOBILE APP ( ) FrontRow has released a mobile app that lets staff at schools using the Conductor paging, bells, and alerting system activate critical functions like a lockdown, evacuation warnings, all-clear, or other announcements from any Android or Apple mobile device.

Creating Products to Show and Share Learning

Learning in Hand

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Global Collaboration Week Begins - Find a Project and Connect!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Time: This is a recurring meeting Meet anytime Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: Please click this URL to start or join. Guidelines on how to take part and the tasks to be solved and the digital products to create will be shared.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

of Maryland Removes ‘Misogynistic’ Guidelines for TAs.” Via Education Week : “Thousands of Android Mobile Apps Improperly Track Children, Study Says.” ” Via The Verge : “Report finds more than half of Android apps for children are in violation of COPPA.” Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Republicans are made because the Department of Education issued guidelines about how ESSA should be implemented. “Police are filing warrants for Android 's vast store of location data,” The Verge reports (but it’s going to be awesome, I hear, when you can run Android apps on your school’s Chromebooks). Education Politics. “ New Education Law: Bipartisan No More.”

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