Teacher Play – 6 Apps to Explore This Summer

Fractus Learning

To personalize the modern-looking templates, you can use images from their library or upload your own images. Blendspace (web). Like Zaption, Blendspace allows teachers to develop interactive lessons using multimedia resources.

Reach Capital’s Newest Education Technology Investment Fund Closes at $82 Million

Edsurge

And now that Reach Capital is done fundraising, it will return its focus to evaluating pitches from education entrepreneurs, all vying for a piece of Reach’s new $82 million fund. based firm has established itself as a familiar name within the education technology industry. Since then, Reach’s focus has broadened, investing in early-stage companies building tools to support early-childhood education, postsecondary institutions and adult professional development.

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Webinar: Using EdTech to Supercharge Student Inquiry and Multimedia Literacy Skills

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

A Global Education Conference Sponsored Webinar: "Using EdTech to Supercharge Student Inquiry and Multimedia Literacy Skills" Date + Time: Monday March 14th 7:00pm EST (Click on the time link to see the event time in your own time zone.)

10 New Ideas for Creating Literacy Centers – From Beth Holland

EdTechTeacher

Animoto includes the ability to upload images from a computer/Chromebook as well as a built-in image, video, and music library. Educators can apply for a FREE Animoto Plus account and have students save their videos to one location. This post first appeared on Daily Genius.

Google, Major Teacher Network Partner to Share Digital Resources, Lessons

Marketplace K-12

A major online marketplace for free and fee-based teaching resources, which also serves as a network for millions of educators globally, has announced a partnership that will bring Google’s educational resources aboard its website. Previously, educators had to apply to become “Google Pioneers” to access the software. The company has also developed Blendspace, a software product which helps teachers create and market digital lesson plans.

Newsletter: Used PCs to Chromebooks (Today), New "Privacy Con" Speakers, More GlobalEd.TV, Quotes + News

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Of particular note are the special "turn your old pcs into Chromebooks" event today, the pretty amazing new speakers we have for "Privacy Con" (the Library 2.106 event next week), and new library events in June and October ("Library as Classroom" and "Libraries of the Future").

Newsletter: Privacy Con, OZeLive, GlobalEd.TV, Homeschooling, Making Chromebooks, Student Inquiry, & More

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The theme of this three-day online and free conference, February 26 - 28 in Australia/New Zealand time zones, is "Connected Educators Shine on the World Stage." Some great upcoming (and all free) Learning Revolution events are below.

Favorite Tech Tools For Social Studies Classes

MindShift

Educators are looking for ways to help students participate in a digital world, but the choices for digital engagement in the classroom can be overwhelming. Every educator in the digital world needs a bookmarking tool to help keep track of resources, ideas and sources for students.

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2015 Global Education Conference - Day Three!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Wednesday, November 18th, is day three of the sixth annual Global Education Conference. Thomas Petra ‏ @ RealWorldMath 6h 6 hours ago Day 2 of the Global Educ Conference. Stewart, PhD, English-as-a-foreign language (EFL) educator and researcher Why Develop a Student-Run Global Affairs Forum? We've had two great days of sessions and keynotes, and the recordings of any sessions that have taken place are accessible on the conference recordings page.

The 2015 Global Education Conference Starts Today - All Online - Full Session Listing - Join Us!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The sixth annual Global Education Conference , our free four-day online event bringing together educators and innovators from around the world, runs today Monday, November 16 through Thursday, November 19, 2015 (November 20th in some time zones). Bienvenue! Welcome! Willkommen!