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?Meet Intel Education Accelerator’s Newest Cohort of EdTech Visionaries

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It was an edtech entrepreneur’s dream on Wednesday at Intel’s Education Accelerator Demo Day. The program announced that last year, participants like tutoring app company GotIt! raised more than $9 million in a recent Series A round , and handheld wireless sensor company PocketLab is now teaming up with Google to bring the pocket-sized lab equipment to the Google Science Journal. It’s the eighth startup project for CEO Cy Megnin, who’s raised $500,000 for the company so far.

150+ Digital Activities for the K-2 Classroom Inside One Simple App

The CoolCatTeacher

Unboxing Demo: Really Good Stuff Digital Learning Collection. Once you have everything in place, there will be times when you want students to play certain apps based upon their needs and the standards that you’re trying to meet.

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6 Tips for making the most of ed tech exhibitions

Neo LMS

From lesson creation to assessment and gamification, there is something for K-12 schools, universities, vocational schools, and so on depending on the purpose of the conference. Does the conference meet your school’s ed tech goals? The NEO team will be happy to meet you there!

This Standing-Room-Only Class Features Music Videos, a Gaming App and. Breathalyzers

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He has been named a Master Educator by Course Hero , an education technology company that produced a short film on Garg, who is now one of three finalists for the Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching bestowed by Baylor University. Watch Challenge Your Perceptions, Garg's TEDxUCLA talk, in which he demos the everyday relevance (and fun!) When we do have meetings, some people come and some people Skype in.

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How One Educator Found Work-Life Balance By Teaching Online—From Her Living Room

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There you're trying to meet the needs of everyone in the classroom and meet guidelines and expectations, and you want to have high test scores. Then there are teacher evaluations, walk-through evaluations, teacher meetings where you have to stay after school or parent-teacher conferences where you're trying to get parents in the classroom, get them more involved, get them on the same page as the students. These are all companies that we teachers are already familiar with.

May this Gobstopper (Now Called Curriculet) be Ever Lasting!

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

UPDATE AS OF 1/15/14: The company Gobstopper has changed its name to Curriculet, but this update hasn''t changed how I use Curriculet with my students. The stories and information in the below post still hold true despite the change in company name. Try out the student demo.

How Differentiating Instruction Helps Students Connect to Learning

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I pay close attention to classroom solutions that can meet these students exactly where they are. I’ve spent 16 years serving on and chairing the board of the National Dropout Prevention Center (NDPC) and 25 years leading companies that serve schools and students of all kinds. I pay close attention to classroom solutions that can meet these students exactly where they are. Demo: Learn more about Achieve3000 by Requesting a Demo to See Differentiation in Action.

School’s Out for the Latest Y Combinator Batch, and Here’s What Its Edtech Graduates Are Up to

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for startup accelerator Y Combinator’s Summer 2018 Demo Day. Seven of the 134 companies in this batch provide education services—which is a similar percentage from the last cohort. Since the previous Demo Day in March, Tim Brady, a partner at Y Combinator who advises edtech startups, says he hasn’t noticed much in terms of changes in the education landscape. In this latest cohort of edtech companies, only one is aimed at being used in classrooms.

Mimio unveils MimioMobile for browsers

eSchool News

Company also gives educators first public demos of the touch-enabled MimioProjector 280T. The MimioProjector 280T is a full-featured solution that includes MimioStudio classroom software for lesson creation, assessment, and collaboration. “At

ASCD's #Empower18 Conference Report

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I attended a demo of the new coding and computer science programs and believe the tool will be an excellent addition to the BrainPOP suite. It is used to develop interactive presentations and assessments that can be used to add amazing effects in the classroom.

Reinventing The School Desk: Tip Tap Tap And The Internet of Things

Fractus Learning

Assessment is subjective. The Need for Autonomous Assessment. Teachers’ observation skills and subjective judgment are used quite frequently in terms of assessing students’ behavior and performance in the classroom.

Achieve3000 updates blended learning, differentiated instruction tools

eSchool News

plus several international editions – Achieve3000 is ensuring both teachers and students have the standards-aligned, grade-appropriate content they need to meet grade-level state standards, perform on high-stakes state assessments, and achieve college and career readiness literacy goals.

WHAT’S NEW

techlearning

It includes a variety of assessments, multiple-choice and claim-evidence-reasoning assessments, along with extensive support for teachers such as embedded professional development and instructional resources to support a differentiated learning experience for each student.

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Can US Higher Education Publishers Leverage a Subscription Model

Kitaboo on EdTech

A lot of media, telecom, eCommerce, software companies use this model, where customers pay for the service or product for a specific time period. Companies that provide subscription-based services, offer monthly, quarterly, yearly, two-yearly subscriptions. REQUEST DEMO READ MORE.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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” Via Inside Higher Ed : “Two debt collectors said in separate statements this week that they will not assess collection fees on defaulted student loan borrowers who quickly enter repayment, despite new guidance from the Department of Education.” Via Inside Higher Ed : “ U of Maryland University College pursues a strategy of spinning off units into stand-alone companies, seeking financial gain for itself and affordable tuition rates for its students.”

Web 2.0 Tools

MSEDTechie

ToonDoo ToonDoo: Create your own comic strips, Publish, Share & Discuss KERPOOF Kerpoof website is owned and operated by the Walt Disney Company. Perfect for self-assessment purposes for foreign language classrooms. Organizing meetings with others has never been so easy!

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