3 Free Apps That Connect My Kansas Classroom to the World

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Now you can through the power of social media. About a year ago, I began using an app called Periscope to watch fellow teachers discuss classroom techniques and strategy. I decided create videos to showcase how I use technology in my classroom for other teachers in my district. Want to find out what’s happening in Kami Butterfield’s classroom? Check out her different social media channels here: Instagram: teachingwithappitude.

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. This method places emphasis on keeping students engaged in the classrooms.

5 Educational Technology Trends for Digital Classrooms in 2017

Kitaboo on EdTech

students in classrooms. Blogs and social media sites like Twitter ?r? l classroom setting. REQUEST DEMO READ MORE. The post 5 Educational Technology Trends for Digital Classrooms in 2017 appeared first on Kitaboo. v????

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. Other Resources: Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality in the Classroom. I demoed it.

Viva las Matematicas at CAMT 2019!

MIND Research Institute

You can come see us at Booth #212 all three days of the show, and get hands-on experience with a demo of our new ST Math Chats feature! Beyond Instagram-worthy: Gain More Professional Learning From Social Media. supporting use in the classroom. ST Math Chat Demos.

JOY SUN BEAR

Buncee

Their passion to spread joy, and our passion for creativity and student's voice go hand-in-hand, so we were able to join forces with Skype in the Classroom for our newest #SkypeBunceeBuddies Literacy Project. Beyond The Classroom Guest Posts

Getting Creative With Buncee

A Principal's Reflections

We’re constantly immersed in media. We are learning about our world through these media, and we are drawn to them because of their quality, color, and creativity. We saw first hand how buncee’ing positively affected students during our last Google Hangout demo.

Online & Virtual Whiteboards - Thoughts from 3 Bett Speakers

ViewSonic Education

Over the past few decades, the average classroom has seen a shift from analog to digital technologies. In this piece, their opinions on technology in the classroom, particularly regarding online/virtual whiteboards will be explored. Here is a video to show you the Apple demo.

How an Ed-Tech Startup Can Rise Above the Noise at ISTE

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

They are offering hands-on learning, demos and pens, bags, candy, prizes. Another small ed-tech startup, PledgeCents , which helps teachers raise money for digital tools and classroom purchases, decided not to exhibit at ISTE, but attended. “It’s

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Technofy Your Vocabulary Instruction from Shaelynn Farnsworth

EdTechTeacher

This amount of word learning far surpasses what can be taught in the classroom. Learning of words happens incidentally and from all types of contexts; in school, out of school, from communication and conversations, television, social media, and music.

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

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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.

Free G Suite Training On Demand for Teachers and Students

Shake Up Learning

Need an easy way to help students learn and navigate Google Classroom, Gmail, Docs, etc.? G Suite Training Demo. G Suite Training Works in Google Classroom! Check out the demo video below that shows teachers how to differentiate posts in Google Classroom.

Top 10 Secrets of an Awesome Tech Coach – SULS019

Shake Up Learning

Have teachers sign-up for one-on-one coaching sessions, Sign-up for classroom visits. PD should mirror instructional strategies you want to see in the classroom. I DO, YOU DO, WE DO — for classroom demo’s. Blended PD with Google Classroom or other platform.

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. REQUEST DEMO READ MORE. The K-12 curriculum is increasingly being dominated by digital textbooks as educational institutes are adopting this new form of study material to teach school students.

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5 Ways live streaming is going to change the future of education

Kitaboo on EdTech

Interactivity – Interactivity is one of the strongest points of live streaming as it allows interaction above and beyond the classroom experience. Millennials are widely using live streaming feature on various social media platforms. REQUEST DEMO READ MORE.

Google + Pinterest + Dropbox = [NEW] Free @appolearning (Lesson Planning Dream)!

Kleinspiration

Collections empower teachers to continually manage the use of great digital resources into their classroom and to share these with peers, parents, students, and administrators. Find Engaging Resources, Save them to Your Collections, and Organize Your Lesson Planning Favorites! -

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Profile of Asbury Park (NJ) Superintendent Sancha Gray

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and students are thriving under innovative initiatives that include blended learning, tech-rich classrooms, and exposure to hope and opportunities for lifelong success. Achievements are touted on social media, changing the tone of the district’s story to engage the public positively.

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When Pushing Boundaries in Math Education, Where Can Teachers Turn For Help and Camaraderie?

MindShift

Earlier this year, math educator and Demos executive Dan Meyer published a piece entitled “Lonely Math Teachers” in which he raised the shortcomings of social media and the need for innovative math teachers to connect online.

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

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But while standardized test scores might improve, a recent study found that in 63% of classrooms, students aren’t using technology to “solve problems, conduct research, or to work collaboratively.” And although digital curriculum and technology might temporarily engage students, most of the time the design of these tools fails to support teacher practice, enrich instruction, and accommodate time constraints in the classroom. Explore a demo of Frontier.

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10 Apps & Sites for Digital Storytelling & more!

Kleinspiration

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.

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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. Social Media Integration.

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Your 2017 ISTE Cheatsheet Is Here—and Jam-Packed

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This year will feature over 1,000 “personalized” sessions ranging from keynotes to campfires to interactive product demos. 1:00 PM- 2:00 PM : Using Improv to Inspire Classroom Creativity —Studies show that 5-minute “brain breaks” do wonders for learning—but what about for conference fatigue? You can build a project and follow up with… 10:15 AM- 11:15 AM : Integrating a Maker Mindset Into Your School and Classroom.

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.

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.

Why the Boldest Ideas in Education Come From Underrepresented Entrepreneurs

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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.”.

What Makes a Good Edtech Tool Great?

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In the last five years, there have been some remarkable shifts in the tools educators use in the classroom and to perform their many responsibilities. We’ve seen the market fluctuate dramatically, as early iPad-dominated classrooms gave way to the rise of Google. The boom and bust of Common Core standards have left their mark, just as new concerns over media literacy and privacy are doing currently. and guided demo approach.

A Summit Story- Colorado

EdTechTeam

This opens the possibility for me to work with the classroom teacher on an idea we came up with or found at the Google Summit. As a teacher librarian who continuously looks for ways to get into the classrooms, I appreciate the time given in between sessions for me to connect with other teachers about ideas and plans moving forward. . Connecting on social media not only with presenters but EdTechTeam has been extremely valuable to me.

Develop Teacher Leaders with Digital Citizenship Academies

Graphite Blog

During our 1-to-1 rollout, we've seen a little bit of everything, from an online clown scare to issues with students bullying each other on social media. We also offered demo lessons and coaching around digital citizenship but didn't have a lot of takers. Furthermore, with only two TOSAs (teachers on special assignment), we realized that we couldn't get to almost 400 classrooms and teach the concepts of digital citizenship.

Develop Teacher Leaders with Digital Citizenship Academies

Graphite Blog

During our 1-to-1 rollout, we've seen a little bit of everything, from an online clown scare to issues with students bullying each other on social media. We also offered demo lessons and coaching around digital citizenship but didn't have a lot of takers. Furthermore, with only two TOSAs (teachers on special assignment), we realized that we couldn't get to almost 400 classrooms and teach the concepts of digital citizenship.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

“When Social Media Assignments Increase Risks for Vulnerable Students” by Monica Bulger and Jade E. ” Also via Techcrunch : “ Parental control service ‘ Circle with Disney ’ to help with distracted driving, social media, kids’ chores & more.” “New study raises concerns about impact of automated social media advocacy on education coverage,” says Alexander Russo. Education Politics.

Video conferencing for EFL

Nik Peachey

Here's a quick video demo of what it can do. To view the demo in a new window click here (3mins - 3.5Mb) Download the demo as Quicktime movie (5Mb) Download the movie for i-pod (7Mb) So what do I like about it? You can embed videos or your call messages into blogs websites and a whole range of social media sites including Facebook and Blogger. It's not often that you look at a product and think 'Ah! That's exactly what I've been looking for! And it's free!'

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