Examtime online learning tools are now GoConqr

Educational Technology Guy

>> I wrote about Examtime and their free, online learning tools back in February. It is a free set of learning tools that allow students to generate their own learning resources. They have also announced that GoConqr is now available as an iOS or Android app.

A new “MicroMasters” online learning program offered by major universities

The Hechinger Report

A new kind of credential has entered the crowded market for online learning. EdX, a Massachusetts-based nonprofit that provides online courses, announced last week the creation of 19 “ MicroMasters ” courses, a new type of online educational program.

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Few preschool apps are developmentally appropriate, report finds

The Hechinger Report

Preschool is a major market in the world of apps, with more than half of apps on the Apple and Android platforms geared toward kids 5 and under. But few of these apps are developmentally appropriate and most fail to teach in ways preschoolers need to learn.

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New- GoConqr (formerly ExamTime) Offers Free Mobile Apps for iOS & Android

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

April 10, 2015 The ExamTime online learning platform is now GoConqr. The GoConqr philosophy supports the concept of learning being a lifelong and achievement-oriented process. Education should not be.read more

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

NeverEndingSearch

You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning. These tasks are perfect for learning across the curriculum and especially for librarian-led learning.

Food for thought: The data-driven future of food and higher education

The Christensen Institute

We already know that it can be placeless, as online technologies have enabled new modalities of learning that support greater flexibility, accessibility, and convenience. Physical campuses do not have a monopoly on learning.

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Google and the Future of Learning

The Thinking Stick

For example, Google’s new Photos app ( Android , iOS ) had nothing to do with education…or they just made it even easier for students to take pictures, create movies, stories and share those photos with their classmates and teacher.

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Sensational Ideas for Continuous Student Learning During the Summer

Teacher Reboot Camp

Learning doesn’t have to stop just because students are out of school. Discover more ways to design engaging distance learning experiences by taking my new accredited graduate course , Online Learning: Best Practices to Leverage the Power of Distance Learning.

Tools, Apps, and Resources to Create and Send Meaningful Greetings

Teacher Reboot Camp

Discover more ways to integrate technology effectively by taking one of my fully accredited online courses or get one of my books ! Canva (web/iOS/Android)- Register for free and access several greeting card templates, beautiful fonts, stickers and icons.

Lifelong Learning with Social Bookmarking Tools and Apps

Teacher Reboot Camp

Social bookmarking helps students visualize and personalize their learning in boards, magazines, or walls! Discover more ways to integrate technology effectively by taking one of my fully accredited online courses or get one of my books !

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Express Learning with Animated Character Videos!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Discover more ways to integrate technology effectively by taking one of my fully accredited online courses or get one of my books ! Toontastic is an Android and iOS app for creating videos with fun 3D characters designed by your students.

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Screencast Tools to Demonstrate Student Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

One way for students to demonstrate what they are learning is through screencasts. While students are completing the task they are also explaining the learning with an audio recording. Check out this awesome graphic by Tony Vincent to learn more!

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Apex Learning Acquires Youth Digital Project-Based Technology Courses

techlearning

Apex Learning, provider of online learning for secondary education announces the acquisition of Youth Digital’s library of project-based technology courses.

Three tools for “in-text” video analysis and why it matters

NeverEndingSearch

For many of us, the go-to platform for learning and sharing is video. We learn from TED Talks, the Khan Academy, as well as the growing number of videos we ourselves create for flipped. To learn about the art of propaganda and selling.

Comic Creation Tools to Engage Learners

Teacher Reboot Camp

Students of all ages enjoy learning with comics and creating comics. Discover more ways to integrate technology effectively by taking one of my fully accredited online courses or get one of my books ! Comics for Fun Learning from Shelly Sanchez Terrell.

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The Thinking and Creativity That Goes Into Game Design

Teacher Reboot Camp

Discover more ways to integrate technology effectively by taking one of my fully accredited online courses or get one of my books ! GameSalad – design games using drag and drop and learn computer science and programming. Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar !

Tips and Tools to Support Students in Publishing Their Own Digital Storybooks

Teacher Reboot Camp

Discover more ways to integrate technology effectively by taking one of my fully accredited online courses or get one of my books ! Book Creator – Web, iOS and Android app to create and publish digital books with personal photos, audio, video, and more.

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Math Webtools to Support Any Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

That changed somewhat when online worksheets allowed students to practice until they got it but it didn’t make it any more fun. Here are five online math resources that will turn boring math into a favorite subject: Mathletics. More online math practice.

The Case for Positive Reinforcement in Classrooms

Ask a Tech Teacher

PBIS strategies are critical to providing all young people with the best learning environment. Here are four online options that support the goal of recognizing students in a positive way: Class Dojo. The app works on iOS, Android, desktops, and Kindle Fire and is easy to set up.

Game-Based Digital Literacy with Digital Compass – From Jennifer Carey

EdTechTeacher

The game is currently available online with iOS, Android, and edmodo apps coming soon. This game provides a great avenue for parents and schools to help children make good decisions online. Learn more with us this summer!

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5 Must Try Classroom Resources

Hansen's Link to Tech

This year Google Sites has transitioned into a visually impressive and ultra simple platform to design websites, online learning spaces, dashboards, student projects, online newsletters, etc. Availability: Creation – Computer, Chromebook, iOS, Android.

Pirate Resources for Talk Like a Pirate Day!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Students can learn science, math, geography, history, culture, citizenship, and more by studying famous pirates. They can also learn cartography, the study and science of map making. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers and Learning to Go. Talk Like a Pirate Day Learning Resources from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Students can create their own pirate themed comic strips with these tools: Friendstrip is a free iOS/Android app to make comic strips.

How can teachers use VR in the classroom?

Neo LMS

These days, using multimedia tools is a foregone conclusion for the well-resourced teacher; technology is enabling greater interactivity and engagement between students as well as with the information they are required to learn. E-learning Teachers

STEAM Up Learning with 50 Fabulous Resources!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Below are the slides and resources for my first presentation, STEAM Up the Learning ! Discover more ways to integrate technology effectively by taking one of my fully accredited online courses or get one of my books ! STEAM Up Learning! Students can create games and learn coding!

4 Tools to Boost Communication Skills in the STEM Classroom

MindShift

By practicing communication skills, students will get better at asking for help and expressing what they need, and over time they will develop the skills and confidence to tell you more clearly what they’ve learned in class.

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Technology can support social-emotional learning

Kathy Schrock

I conducted a research query on social-emotional learning and came up with tons of research studies and methods for infusing social-emotional learning into the classroom and across the content areas. What are your methods for infusing social-emotional learning into the curriculum?

Kitaboo College – Enabling Higher Education with Technology

Kitaboo on EdTech

Which means course creators have to create a diverse learning program. Although there are lots of online courses and eBooks available online, picking and assigning just any course will not guarantee effective education. Read, Listen or Watch Learning Content.

Infographic Tools and Templates to Visualize Data

Teacher Reboot Camp

Discover more ways to integrate technology effectively by taking one of my fully accredited online courses or get one of my books ! Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! When students design an infographic they visualize data and present their research in a dynamic way.

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Age of Learning launches new mobile app for early learners

Educational Technology Guy

Age of Learning just launched their new mobile app, a comprehensive online learning app for children ages 2 through 6+. The app is from Age of Learning , and it’s called the “ABCmouse.com- Early Learning Academy.” o ABCMouse is free for teachers, so parents can create a learning path in conjunction with what their child is currently learning in school. Their teacher can even assign learning activities based on knowledge of the student.

Ex Google Play Marketing Chief Hired to Help Students Enter "Workplace of the Future"

Educational Technology Guy

Consider this: Bill Gates has poured billions of dollars into what he calls the “future of learning” - and Mark Zuckerberg just announced a new $50M ed-tech investment. Both with a big push towards personalized learning. By tackling the “The 4 Ls” - crucial problems that students and educators face today - this college student favorite wants to change the way students learn, study, and succeed in the “workplace of the future”.

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10 Must-Have Features of an Online Education Platform

Kitaboo on EdTech

An online education platform is meant for delivery of educational content to students. This high demand has resulted in the production and availability of many such online education platforms in the market, putting educational institutions in a dilemma.

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Game-based platform targets college prep, exams

eSchool News

Hobsons has launched Naviance Test Prep, a new online learning platform that is intended to make test prep engaging and personalized for students. Tablet Compatibility: For ultimate ease of use, the platform is compatible with any iOS, Android, or Windows device.

Top 50 Sites/Apps of 2015

Technology Tidbits

The reason for this as not as many new learning tools came out this year compared to years past, while more current tools focused on regular updates. However, that does not mean there are not a lot of new items to look through, as sites/apps for programming/coding, Math/STEM, and Game Based Learning played a predominant role in this year's list. Code Kingdoms - One of my favorite sites for learning how to program (Javascript) by drag-n-dropping blocks of code (i.e

Tablets and disruptive innovation

The Christensen Institute

Examples of hybrid innovations include ships built in the 19th century with both sails and steam engines, excavators built in the 1960s that were controlled with both cables and hydraulics, cars of today that have both gasoline engines and electric motors, and blended-learning models that use traditional whole class instruction in conjunction with online learning.

Connellsville Area School District Uses Boxlight’s HD Interactive Displays to Level the Tech Playing Field

techlearning

A large, rural school district south of Pittsburgh, CASD is committed to providing its 4,400 students with tools that will help them thrive in a 21st Century learning environment.