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The Social Institute Unveils Curriculum for 4th Graders on SEL

eSchool News

The Social Institute today announced that it has expanded its pioneering social-emotional learning curriculum to meet the needs of fourth grade students, available beginning in January of 2021. For more information or to request a demo, visit www.TheSocialInstitute.com.

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Massive "Mobile MakerSpace" Resource

Adjusting Course

Finally, you can see real-time updates by checking out our school's hashtag on social media: #GWgreats. Since we didn't have the luxury of designating an extra classroom as a “MakerSpace” we opted for a mobile-cart model. Fast forward to today, and we now have a fleet of 15-20 Mobile MakerSpace carts stored in our Media Center and surrounding hallways.

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5 Educational Technology Trends for Digital Classrooms in 2017

Kitaboo on EdTech

ubiquitous, mobile learning becomes an impactful way of learning f?r It is no surprise then that mobile learning ?? Here are some Mobile Learning trends that are changing the face of 21st-century learning: Educational Gaming. As these are available online or on mobile devices, students can ?????? students in classrooms. Blogs and social media sites like Twitter ?r? n mobile learning f?r l classroom setting. REQUEST DEMO READ MORE.

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Top 7 Innovations in K-12 Education

Kitaboo on EdTech

Today, you would find most of the schools and universities using digital aids in classrooms. In order to empower them to do so, we need more engaging teaching aids than just an instructor-led classroom. That is how technological innovations made their way into classrooms; to help students develop a deeper understanding of subjects and improve the learning experience. This method places emphasis on keeping students engaged in the classrooms. REQUEST DEMO READ MORE.

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Merge Cube Mania in Middle School

The CoolCatTeacher

Karen Bosch explains why Merge Cubes are so hot, how they are being used in classrooms, and how she’s using them to build critical thinking and creativity in her school. When you scan the cube with your mobile device — it will work with an iPhone, an iPad, and it works with Android, but you have to have the Merge Cube app on it. Other Resources: Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality in the Classroom. Aurasma and Augmented Reality in the Classroom. I demoed it.

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4 Augmented and Virtual Reality Projects That Point to the Future of Education

Edsurge

Education has been a recurring theme throughout the many programs of the NYC Media Lab, a public-private partnership where I serve as an Executive Director. How will virtual and augmented reality change the classroom? How can teachers use immersive media to educate citizens and keep our communities vibrant? These are just a few of the top-of-mind questions that NYC Media Lab’s consortium is thinking about as we enter the next wave of media transformation.

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Is Online Education Better than Traditional Education?

Kitaboo on EdTech

This leaves little or no room for active interaction in the classroom. Online education, on the other hand, encourages participation in classroom activities and peer-to-peer collaboration. In a classroom environment, the teacher explains concepts and answers doubts, but there’s only so much that they can do. More Social Interaction and Collaboration: The traditional education model allows students to interact with each other in and outside of school.

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10 Reasons Why Your School MUST Be using Telestream WireCast This Year! | @WireCast @Telestream

TeacherCast

As technology gets smaller and less expensive and the ability to use personal devices in the classrooms become more popular among schools, I have noticed a rise in school districts interested in starting their own public relations teams. First, you can check out a FREE demo version of WireCast and play with all of the bells and whistles that the pro version ( Win / Mac )has to offer. Send Your Students Anywhere Using Mobile Phones and Tablets. Social Media Integration.

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Why the Boldest Ideas in Education Come From Underrepresented Entrepreneurs

Edsurge

At Camelback Ventures ’ latest showcase, there were no hackneyed “hockey stick” graphs boasting viral adoption—as one often sees at startup pitchfests and demo days. Hosted at the Kapor Center for Social Impact in Oakland, Calif., This was an energetic cohort, laser-focused on equity, social justice and what it means to support students holistically,” Walker adds. We need to talk about crisis beyond the classroom.”.

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Are Digital Textbooks More Effective for K-12 Curriculum

Kitaboo on EdTech

Digital Textbooks Enable Collaboration: Keeping up with the social media trends, most digital reading devices are equipped with sharing features. Digital natives are no strangers to sharing posts and daily activities on social platforms. Kitaboo is a cloud-based content platform to create-publish-distribute interactive mobile-ready content. REQUEST DEMO READ MORE.

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10 Apps & Sites for Digital Storytelling & more!

Kleinspiration

In general, I''ve found that mobile devices (ie: iPads) work best for younger children. As students get older, I do believe there are limitations with mobile devices. A few of my favorite tools for digital storytelling : ( the descriptions below were taken from the tool''s site ) (available as an app and a website) - yay - Enhance your digital classroom with Animoto. All of your media, your life, your stories. Have your Students Tell their Stories Digitally!

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How Can eTextbooks Help K-12 Publishers, Institutes & Students

Kitaboo on EdTech

K-12 Students: etextbooks enable K-12 institutes to take learning outside the walls of the traditional classroom and ensure a balance of responsibility between the teacher and students in the learning journey. Here’s more on how to use digital textbooks in the classroom.

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The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

In 2017, just a week before Christmas, the New Media Consortium abruptly announced its immediate closure “because of apparent errors and omissions by its former Controller and Chief Financial Officer.” Again and again, the media told stories — wildly popular stories , apparently — about how technology industry executives refuse to allow their own children to use the very products they were selling to the rest of us. The Flipped Classroom".

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