Google Classroom Bootcamp Duo Demo: Student and Teacher Views

The CoolCatTeacher

We screen shared for about 2 1/2 hours but I clipped this down to smaller bites and separated it by topic so that educators around the world can use these for onboarding students and teachers.

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Otus - LMS, Data Management and Assessment Management, all in one easy-to-use product

Educational Technology Guy

Otus is an interesting product, created by educators. It combines the best features of a learning management system, assessment management and data management into one. It provides powerful assessment options to support every subject, grade level, and pedagogical method. And has a mobile app for educators, students and families. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. assessment data learning management system lms

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How to Use Wizer to Create Digital Worksheets that Differentiate Instruction

The CoolCatTeacher

An Interview and Demo Interview with Nira Sheleg From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Teachers who want to upload “packets” and make them easy for self grading will find a friend in Wizer.me.

42 Distance Learning and Inspiring Resources for Educators

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Over the past months, many educators have been sharing resources, best practices, and more about distance learning.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

The Really Good Stuff team has curated the best apps in education for the K-2 to classroom — all in one place. Unboxing Demo: Really Good Stuff Digital Learning Collection. The post 150+ Digital Activities for the K-2 Classroom Inside One Simple App appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

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Is Online Education Better than Traditional Education?

Kitaboo on EdTech

Educational institutes have been practicing the traditional teaching method since ages. Which means, it is time for educational institutes to bring some changes to its teaching methods. A popular alternative to traditional education is online education or eLearning. The online education model is basically trying to overcome the disadvantages of the traditional education system, while also providing additional benefits. REQUEST DEMO READ MORE.

Book Creator for Chrome: Product Review, Tips and Tricks for Teachers

The CoolCatTeacher

You’ll have your 40 free books, and you’ll also get a demo book that will guide you through using Book Creator. The demo book is a great place to practice—you can’t hurt anything, and everyone gets their own individual little practice book. This fantastic addition to your class lets students create audience-facing works for authentic assessment that can also be keepsakes from their year in your classroom.

Education Galaxy

Technology Tidbits

Education Galaxy is an innovative online platform for helping students grades K-6 achieve mastery/success in their subjects. Also, Education Galaxy makes it easy to assess student's performance and differentiate instruction through their online portal. Students can even use Education Galaxy for "self paced learning" as any question that is answered wrong a detailed explantation is given to help reinforce learning. Below is a brief demo.

Education Galaxy

Technology Tidbits

Education Galaxy is an innovative online platform for helping students grades K-6 achieve mastery/success in their subjects. Also, Education Galaxy makes it easy to assess student's performance and differentiate instruction through their online portal. Students can even use Education Galaxy for "self paced learning" as any question that is answered wrong a detailed explantation is given to help reinforce learning. Below is a brief demo.

Kitaboo College – Enabling Higher Education with Technology

Kitaboo on EdTech

The requirements of a higher education institution such as a college or a university are quite different from that of a K-12 institution. Therefore, the education provided in colleges and universities must be at par with the requirements of the job market. Assessments and Quizzes.

7 Ways Data-Fueled PLCs Are Transforming Education

Edsurge

Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) have long supported teachers in their career development, but with the help of technology, they’re now transforming education itself. We spoke with educators around the country and discovered seven ways that PLCs are transforming teaching and learning in schools. By setting measurable objectives, educators can use meetings to work together, track progress, and achieve shared teaching goals.

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

Edsurge

It really helped financially for me to have that extra money because, frankly, educators in most places in the United States don't get paid enough—especially in Oklahoma. I’m sure any educator could add to that list. Teach a demo class. Education Technology Professional Development Learning Strategies STEM Education Assessment Driven Curriculum Fully-Online School Online Tutoring

Using the Real World Classrooms Model When Teaching Finance

The CoolCatTeacher

SMART wants to recognize educators across the globe who inspire greatness in their students, peers or community. Nominate your favorite educator at coolcatteacher.com/greatness. Vicki: Today we’re talking with Brian Bean, 14-year Texas educator, about real-world classrooms. One of the things I learned was that there were pretty glaring holes in the education system when it came to personal financing. I mean, I was supposedly an educated man.

Income Share Agreements Dominate Y Combinator’s Latest Education Graduates

Edsurge

The education industry’s current fascination with income share agreements—in which students typically pay a percent of their future income in lieu of upfront tuition—is no better exemplified than in the current crop of graduates from Y Combinator. More than half of the accelerator’s current education companies offer ISAs to attract students to their services. What a great model—it’s an amazing education for people for free,” says Geoff Ralston, president of Y Combinator. “We

Parlay

Technology Tidbits

Parlay is a very innovative online tool that educators are using to take classroom discussions to the next level. Also, Parlay is great for assessing students making it easy to differentiate instruction and for "blended" learning. Below is a demo of a "live" roundtable discussion.

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. So, here are the must-have features of an online education platform. Though it’s an online education platform, it must also be accessible offline. Assessment Tools. REQUEST DEMO READ MORE.

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Three Things Teachers Need to Spot—and Stop—Plagiarism

Edsurge

Ask any educator who teaches five classes of 30 students each per day; there’s a lot of homework to assess. Checking student work for possible plagiarism, specifically, has become a time consuming burden for many educators. Checking student work for possible plagiarism, specifically, has become a time consuming burden for many educators. Plagiarism-detection software can address the most pressing needs of classroom educators faced with assessing students’ written work.

Top Trends Higher Education Textbook Publishers Must Follow

Kitaboo on EdTech

The state of the US higher education market looks slightly subdued on account of the fact that the government has reduced funding for higher education. billion cut in funding for the education department, compared to a 10% decrease in 2019. This has led to higher education textbook publishers facing the brunt as that’s the only area where students and institutes can reduce their spends, by opting for digital textbooks instead. REQUEST DEMO READ MORE.

Peergrade

Technology Tidbits

Peergrade is an all-in-one peer assessment platform. The way this works is an educator creates an assignment and rubric while students upload their work to Peergrade. The students then anonymously evaluate and assess their peer's work while providing constructive feedback.

How I Plan My Lessons Digitally with Planboard

The CoolCatTeacher

Why I Use Chalk and Planboard for Planning Now From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter It’s no surprise that the pandemic has caused a lot of headaches for educators.

Socrates

Technology Tidbits

Socrates is an innovate new site where educators can seamlessly differentiate instruction for each student through a unique game based learning system. Below is a brief demo. differentiate instruction assessing game based learning self paced learning

Floop

Technology Tidbits

Floop is an excellent learning tool for educators to give and receive student feedback in real-time. Below is a brief demo. assessing differentiate instruction student feedback

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

Edsurge

It was an edtech entrepreneur’s dream on Wednesday at Intel’s Education Accelerator Demo Day. The idea behind doing the accelerator is that this is an opportunity for us to share with [the startups] what we know about education, but it really is also giving us a portfolio of solutions we can bring to our customers,” says Intel’s VP and General Manager of Government and Education John Galvin. million assessments, and is on track to hit 4 million in 2017.

Educators: The lessons we learned in 2016

eSchool News

Educators made much of their learning opportunities in 2016, whether through professional development sessions, webinars, product demos, or even conferences. But when we asked educators where they learned the biggest lessons related to education and technology came, they largely told us it came from the classroom, through everyday interaction, failure, and perseverance among the students they see every day. 2016 was a year of firsts for me as an educator.

5 Ways to Use Learning Analytics in K-12 Education

Kitaboo on EdTech

Whether it is eLearning or classroom learning, one cannot determine the effectiveness of the education provided, only on the basis of assessment scores. It is time that the education sector also adapts this technique to improve the knowledge delivery and learning process. What is Learning Analytics and Why is it Used in Education? Listed below are 5 Ways to Use Learning Analytics in K-12 Education: 1. REQUEST DEMO READ MORE.

Whiteboard.fi

Technology Tidbits

is an innovative new interactive online whiteboard where educators can create a class and have students sign up via a unique code. This is a great way to assess students and differentiate instruction in a easy way. Below is a brief demo. Whiteboard.fi

Wooclap

Technology Tidbits

Best of all, Wooclap has lots of robust features that set it apart from their competition such as: 20+ ways to interact w/ their audience, integrates w/ most LMS, Keynote, PPT, Google Slides, etc, free for education, and much much more. below is a brief demo.

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Naiku

Technology Tidbits

Naiku is an amazing tool for educators to assess students and differentiate instruction in real-time. Finally, Naiku generates detailed individual and class reports that educators can share w/ other teachers to help collaborate and better refine their teaching strategies.

Wooclap

Technology Tidbits

Best of all, Wooclap has lots of robust features that set it apart from their competition such as: 20+ ways to interact w/ their audience, integrates w/ most LMS, Keynote, PPT, Google Slides, etc, free for education, and much much more. below is a brief demo.

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We Asked Teachers What They Want From Edtech. Here’s What They Said.

Edsurge

From IBM’s test scoring machines in the 1930s to the Speak & Spells of the 70s, innovators and educators have been trying to improve education with technology for decades. If we want technology to finally transform education and teach the 21st century skills our students need to succeed, we need to design tools with the understanding that teachers are activators of learning and the secret to achieving better student outcomes. Explore a demo of Frontier.

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Walnut

Technology Tidbits

Walnut is a excellent new site/app for finding educational videos and then taking quizzes to assess learning. This is done through a very easy-to-use interface where all the videos are curated for education where student's can then take quizzes that uses a game based learning interface. Best of all, Walnut makes it easy for teachers to assess student learning and differentiate instruction. below is a brief demo.

This Math Program Helped Students Blow State Test Scores Out of the Water

Edsurge

Students also needed support when it came to the end of year state assessments. “We Help arrived thanks to a phone call from Mitch Slater, an educator with 20 years of experience as a classroom teacher, math intervention specialist and administrator. Rocking the CAASPP Both schools have since experienced outstanding increases in their California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) scores. Request a demo of Levered's System.

EDpuzzle

Technology Tidbits

Don't forget EDpuzzle can be used for any subject and curriculum and makes it easy for educators to assess student learning and differentiate instruction. Below is a brief demo. assessing differentiate instruction Digital video flipped classroom project based learning

This Math Program Helped Students Blow State Test Scores Out of the Water

Edsurge

Help arrived thanks to a phone call from Mitch Slater, an educator with 20 years of experience as a classroom teacher, math intervention specialist and administrator. Rocking the CAASPP Both schools have since experienced outstanding increases in their California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) scores. Request a demo of Levered's System. The same is true for the educators at Ruiz’s school. Book: The Latino Education Crisis.

Peergrade

Technology Tidbits

Peergrade is an all-in-one peer assessment platform. The way this works is an educator creates an assignment and rubric while students upload their work to Peergrade. The students then anonymously evaluate and assess their peer's work while providing constructive feedback. Below is a brief demo. assessing collaboration student feedbackPeergrade then automatically and distributes that work to other students.