?5 Things Community College Administrators Wish Edtech Companies Would Do

Edsurge

Des Moines Area Community College in Iowa echoes Teti’s wish, but says edtech companies need to look beyond traditional higher-ed models and think about what kinds of problems two-year institutions and trade schools face. I am always looking for better ways for my students to take tests remotely,” says Teti, who currently has students download and print a file, complete it by hand, then scan and send the page when complete.

New Company Says by Using Its Service, Students Can Test Classroom Tech Before Arriving on Campus

Edsurge

Founded by a father-son duo, the company launched this year with the goal to create “tier zero” for students and tech support before the school year starts, co-founder Ben Sample (the son in the duo), tells EdSurge. The other cofounder, Jay Sample, says a student visiting the company’s website can click a “scan” button to run tests that are each related generally to the requirements stipulated by the LMS or the school.

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Meet the 5 Education Technology Startups From Y Combinator’s Summer 2017 Class

Edsurge

Since 2005, Y Combinator has funded 1,430 companies and nearly 3,500 founders. featured 124 companies from 18 countries—marking the largest class in the accelerator’s history. The company will not take more than $30,000 over the two years.) Both my co-founder and I come from small towns, where we were surrounded by brilliant people who don’t have the opportunities that we enjoyed,” Austin Allred, the company’s co-founder and CEO, tells EdSurge.

Announcing Speakers Plus Bonus Downloads for "Libraries of the Future" Online Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

PLUS we'll immediately send you our curated resource conference reading packet: 10 websites, 11 downloadable reports and tool-kits, 18 articles, and a YouTube video playlist --all focused on key ideas and trends for libraries of the future.

TCEA 2018: Educators Meet in Austin to Discuss the Future of the Classroom

EdTech Magazine

TCEA 2018: Educators Meet in Austin to Discuss the Future of the Classroom. 5-9, TCEA 2018 is expected to boast more than 8,000 attendees, 1,000 sessions and 450 exhibitors from a variety of tech companies. meghan.bogardu…. Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:32.

Happy Connected Educator Month

Kleinspiration

Within hours, we had a time coordinated that all ten of us could meet. Two days later, we all joined each other''s company in a Google Hangout to continue the conversation. Yesterday I traveled an hour down the road to meet a group of teachers and bloggers for the Michigan Meet Up.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

Once you’ve found the right apps, you have to download them and get them onto the tablets. 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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Building an Effective EdTech Strategy - Bring together workload, collaboration, and education

ViewSonic Education

The strategy laid out the government’s expectations of a closer relationship between schools and the EdTech companies who supply them. Collaboration underpins the most successful technology companies.

Market Signals for Research-Based Innovations

Digital Promise

Companies are so quick to get a product out to meet what’s current in education that they fail to develop the quality and depth they need. Four product companies supported our iterative learning by participating in user testing: Lexia , ReadWorks , Speak Agent , and Zyrobotics.

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XplorLabs Fire Forensics: A Free STEM Module for Middle School Science

The CoolCatTeacher

This unit teaches about fire while meeting Next Generation Science Standards. As it has been noted, UL (Underwriters Laboratories), the creator of Xplorlabs, is a global safety science company. Download the Fire Forensics Teacher Guide and Get Started.

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How Indian Tutoring App Provider Byju’s Got So Big

Edsurge

In this still from a Byju's provided video, about 20,000 students pack the country's largest indoor arena for a math lesson from the company's CEO in 2013. These company’s teaching methods originated from tutoring sessions held offline by Raveendran himself.

5 Ideas for Teaching Fire Prevention and Safety

The CoolCatTeacher

The single most practical fire safety strategy for families is having parents and children agree on a place outside the house where they would meet in case of a fire. Download a how-to template for students and families to help them create a home fire escape plan.

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Cool Cat Teacher’s 31 Favorite Everyday Tools I’m Using Right Now #edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

Download this episode as an MP3 by right-clicking here and choosing “Save As.” DOWNLOAD TRANSCRIPT 10MT #12 31 Favorite Tools I’m Using Right Now. If the winner does not meet qualifications, another winner will be selected.

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8 Tips for a Google Expeditions Pilot [infographic]

Shake Up Learning

Download The Infographic. We also put these tips into an infographic that you can download here (PDF). At the end of a principal’s meeting in December, our campus and central office administrators went on an Expedition of their own!

Moodle: The Unsung Hero of LMS Options

Ask a Tech Teacher

With a reminder that Moodle is Open Source, which means the basic framework can be augmented with just about any addition conceivable (as you’ll see in the section, “ 23 Ways to use Moodle” ), here’s how to start: Download the Moodle software to your school server.

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Months After Raising $27M, Education Startup Yogome Shuts Down Amid Fraud Allegations

Edsurge

In mid-September this year, Yogome , an educational startup founded in Mexico that also operates in San Francisco, held a multi-day bash of team meetings and parties for its all employees in Mexico City. Then a couple weeks later came the hangover: the company board said it had uncovered evidence of financial misconduct and would abruptly shut down the company. A video obtained by Forbes shows what appears to be a team meeting in which employees were informed of the news.

School Counselors Helping More Women Go Into Computer Science: Tips and Advice to Find the Fit

The CoolCatTeacher

If you go to their website in the Shownotes, you can download a magazine that they have. It’s totally free to download. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

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Free Guide to support Students' Social-Emotional Health

Educational Technology Guy

You can download it here: [link] 6 stages of a successful SEL implementation plan How to meet the needs of all students with SEL and MTSS 6 bite-size SEL activities to start today 3 strategies to build relationships with students See below for more info.

5 Lies I Used to Believe About Teaching But I Don’t Anymore

The CoolCatTeacher

See coolcatteacher.com/ar or download the Metaverse app today. In marketing or advertising meetings, people would say, “Well, I wouldn’t be interested in that.” They will download that and let them listen to it on their phones as they learn it now.

5 Ways to Be an Unforgettable Teacher

The CoolCatTeacher

Download Chuck’s notecards here: [link]. We’re going to add it to the show notes, so that the listeners can download, too, right? One thing that I did this year — and I found it to be a game-changer — was I implemented a weekly meeting.

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5 Ways to Be an Unforgettable Teacher

The CoolCatTeacher

Download Chuck’s notecards here: [link]. We’re going to add it to the show notes, so that the listeners can download, too, right? One thing that I did this year — and I found it to be a game-changer — was I implemented a weekly meeting. 2 – Class meeting about learning.

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5 Ideas for Improving Student Writing

The CoolCatTeacher

Download this episode as an MP3 by right-clicking here and choosing “Save As.” If the winner does not meet qualifications, another winner will be selected.

5 Things That Harm a Student’s Ability to Succeed

The CoolCatTeacher

Download this episode as an MP3 by right-clicking here and choosing “Save As.” DOWNLOAD TRANSCRIPT: #09: 5 Things That Harm a Student’s Ability to Succeed. If the winner does not meet qualifications, another winner will be selected.

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Flip Grid: 6 Fun Ideas to Engage Learners in Conversation with Teryl Magee

The CoolCatTeacher

She also uses this for professional development for teachers when she’s preparing to meet them on-site. Download the PDF Transcript. You could then turn and go on to respond and say, “Teryl, it’s so nice to meet you.

#07: Getting Started Using Twitter for Educational Excellence

The CoolCatTeacher

Download this episode as an MP3 by right-clicking here and choosing “Save As.” Download the Transcript. If the winner does not meet qualifications, another winner will be selected.

11 Leadership Principles for an Amazing School Year

The CoolCatTeacher

Download a free ebook with the Lead Forward authors and get inspired. Excellence can’t be for some; it must be for all, and in order for it to be for all, we have to look at our practices in our schools and to make sure that we’re meeting the needs of every single child.

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The Best PD for Math Teachers (and How to Use It) #mtbos #iteachmath

The CoolCatTeacher

We’ll have free resources available for downloading. It turns out it’s actually a great place that educators meet and share what they’re doing in their classrooms. David: That’s when you physically meet the people you know on Twitter.

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Teaching History with Simulations and Game Based Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

See coolcatteacher.com/ar or download the Metaverse app today. Kids are constantly meeting with each other. They’re constantly meeting with each other. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend.

10 Ways to Use Screencasting for Formative Assessment

The CoolCatTeacher

Also, saving screencasts to Google Drive is an advantage because I don’t have to download those large video files. Speaking on a screencast lets them analyze and share what they know while meeting some of the standards without struggling with the mechanics of writing.

Open Badges in Elementary School

The CoolCatTeacher

We’ll have free resources available for downloading. The student and teacher would meet and work to gain the skills on the letter sounds and then could show their knowledge with that metadata that’s attached to the badge. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

Why I hired a brand manager

The CoolCatTeacher

Just two months ago, the show was at 50,000 downloads a month. C lever companies want to advertise. Companies who advertise with me can have more impact. I love traveling and meeting people, so AWAY is great. The teachers I meet are incredible.

Helpful Tips for Principals

Gradelink

Face Time In the business world, companies typically arrange meetings multiple times a week, sometimes daily. But unlike many companies, all of this structure within faculty meetings doesn’t allow for much open discussion.

PASCO Motion Sensor–A Must for Science Classes

Ask a Tech Teacher

hundreds of free labs for download from their website. While you’re waiting, download the free software to your phone or laptop (or iPad). They meet NGSS standards and work within Google Classroom and most LMSs. Know that I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend. . Data collection and analysis are cornerstones for many STEM and STEAM programs but they’re not just about math.

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Guest Blog Post: Immerse Yourself In Virtual Reality.

EdTech4Beginners

The company have taken out Best Educational Experience at the Proto Awards held in Hollywood over the weekend, after being nominated for five awards. Engage is a multi-user system, allowing up to 30 users into a single private lesson or meeting from any location.

Most English lessons on Teachers Pay Teachers and other sites are ‘mediocre’ or ‘not worth using,’ study finds

The Hechinger Report

A curriculum expert who reviewed the pedagogy explained to me that the unit was “weak” and does not meet Common Core standards as the creator claimed. Five reviewers rated most of the online materials that teachers download as “mediocre” or “probably not worth using.”

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