How Tablet Games Can Teach Skills to Students with Visual Impairments

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His tablet-run version of the game has the same goal: pick letters to figure out a mystery word. The tablet reads out each letter, building your association between the raised dots and the alphabet. The company says they have been downloaded over 500,000 times by 25,000 users.

Company Offers Free Facial Recognition Software to Boost School Security

EdTech Magazine

Company Offers Free Facial Recognition Software to Boost School Security. Last month, RealNetworks , the streaming media company that garnered attention in the ‘90s and early 2000s for developing the first audio streaming solution , announced it would offer its facial recognition software, SAFR , for free to over 100,000 school districts. eli.zimmerman_9856. Fri, 08/03/2018 - 13:47. With the wave of school shootings that have swept the U.S.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

For iPad and Google Play Tablet Devices of All Kinds From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. The challenge for many K-2 to teachers who have tablets in their classroom is finding the right app.

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3DBear Review: The Augmented Reality Classroom Pro

The CoolCatTeacher

First, 3D bear is a free download for smartphones and tablets. How Students Get Started with 3D Bear Augmented Reality Design Download the App Go to [link] or your app store to download the 3D Bear Augmented Reality app. Got a smartphone or tablet?

In DC, Teachers Run the Jail. It’s Turning Inmates Into Students.

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He reads e-books and takes courses using a tablet computer. She purchased tablets to offer short-term learning opportunities to transient inmates. A pilot program would test the use of tablets in combining online education with classroom teaching in a prison setting.

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. iKross Tripod with adapters for smartphones, tablets, GoPro, and DSLR Camera – [link].

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Game On: Kahoot Snaps Up DragonBox for $18 Million for Its First Acquisition

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Last December, following a Disney investment that valued the company at $376 million , the Oslo-based company made clear its intention to build a pipeline for acquisitions. million downloads, estimates Jean-Baptiste Huynh, the company’s founder and CEO.

Metaverse for Augmented Reality: Program and Breakout in Augmented Reality

The CoolCatTeacher

So imagine this: Now you have the ability to overlay digital objects throughout the physical world, and your phone or tablet lets you peek into that “augmented world” and interact with these objects.

Here Is What the Right Tools for Mixed Reality in the Classroom Look Like

EdTech Magazine

The future looks promising as educational technology companies rapidly build new immersive tools for the classroom. . The cube comes to life when using specific MERGE Cube apps , which can be downloaded and used on students’ tablets or phones.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

Download the PDF Transcript. You go to Flipgrid.com or you can download the app and go ahead and sign up for an account. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

Adobe Flash End of Life & the Threat to Education

myViewBoard

For over 25 years, Adobe has been one of the largest and most diversified software companies in the world. No need to download a plug-in. Teachers started to have their own classroom personal computers, which was followed by even more advanced laptops and tablets.

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Google Play Store vs Apple App Store - my experience

Educational Technology Guy

I also have a webOS tablet. I could even browse the sites and select the app to be downloaded to any of my devices remotely. It is still sad that I had to download something to search and install an app on a different device. I am an Android fan and user.

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Fingerprint: Brand New Apps For Kids and Their Grownups

Kleinspiration

As you know, it can be difficult to know what apps to download for kids, and Fingerprint has created a resource that helps parents choose with confidence, and feel good about what their kids are playing.

10 Top Teacher Appreciation Week Ideas (and a Way to Save Money on Them)

The CoolCatTeacher

3 – Huge Sticky Tablets of Paper and Markers of Many Colors. Follow this YouTube video and download the template. Chromebooks, Computers, Surface Tablets are all there. I have a thing for office supplies! I think it comes from being a teacher.

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QuickOffice mobile office app launches new help site

Educational Technology Guy

It is available for Android, iOS, Symbian and webOS, with HD versions for Tablets. for tablet). There are deals and specials at different times, and the Amazon App Store for Android has offered it as a free download in the past. It is a great app and the company has always been very responsive to user feature requests and help. QuickOffice is an excellent app that allows you to read, view, edit, and create documents, spreadsheets and presentations.

Metaverse–Education Game-changer

Ask a Tech Teacher

Download the app to your phone, tablet, or Chromebook. Know that I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend. .

Google Launches New Feedback Tool ‘Course Kit’ to Eliminate Assignment Uploads

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Google is not the only major tech company that has pushed updates in the education space these past few months. inch iPad and the Apple Pencil, as well as a series of upgrades and apps that work with the new tablet. Yeskel says the technology represents a shift from the traditional method of uploading and downloading files. He thinks this is the first time one of the big tech companies has embraced LTI standards “so openly.”

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Best of Infocomm Winners

techlearning

The judges liked that there was no software to download and the program can work with any OS – simply plug in your device and start sharing. One crowdbeamer can broadcast to up to 175 different smart clients (smartphones, tablets and portables).

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 34 Edition)

Doug Levin

Tagged on: August 27, 2017 DeVos Invested in Company Under Investigation for Misleading Claims | Education Week → When U.S. Tagged on: August 27, 2017 Companies are using AI to screen candidates now with HireVue | Ladders → Using voice and face recognition software, HireVue lets employers compare a candidate’s word choice, tone, and facial movements with the body language and vocabularies of their best hires.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 34 Edition)

Doug Levin

Tagged on: August 27, 2017 DeVos Invested in Company Under Investigation for Misleading Claims | Education Week → When U.S. Tagged on: August 27, 2017 Companies are using AI to screen candidates now with HireVue | Ladders → Using voice and face recognition software, HireVue lets employers compare a candidate’s word choice, tone, and facial movements with the body language and vocabularies of their best hires.

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Guest Post: A Technophobe’s Guide to Modern Teaching

EdTech4Beginners

a survey from Pearson Foundation suggested that 6 out 10 college and high school students agree that the use of tablets helped them study efficiently. There are templates available for download. He is now working as a Junior Manager for a marketing company.

Free Range Teaching and the Technology Teachers ‘Beg For’

Edsurge

Wireless screen mirroring, which allows the projection and sharing of device screens without cables, doesn’t just free teachers from worrying about what became of the HDMI cord or which dongle goes with which tablet.

Need to Go on a ‘Tech Diet’? Current Ways to Fight Your Device Addiction

Edsurge

Last month, two Apple shareholders wrote a letter to the company voicing concerns that technology might be hurting children. She thinks tech companies like Google and Apple can encourage children not to be online until they’re 12 or 13 and able to “better understand what’s happening online.” I think it’s one of these stories where we hear a lot, actually from our own Googlers that were saying, ‘My kids are starting to get onto tablets and smartphones at earlier and earlier ages.

BEST OF INFOCOMM WINNERS

techlearning

The judges like that there’s no software to download and the program can work with any OS—simply plug in your device and start sharing. One crowdbeamer can broadcast to up to 175 different smart clients (smartphones, tablets, and portables).

New, free digital citizenship curriculum helps students become responsible tech users

edWeb.net

The new curriculum has lessons for each grade level and also includes new resources, slides, and flexible documents that can be added to Google Drive or downloaded in multiple formats.

11 Essential EdTech Action Steps for Back to School

The CoolCatTeacher

Shelfit from EdTech Software is platform agnostic, which means that if I go in Shelfit and customize the textbook, my students can download the app and read and interact with the textbook on any device. Chromebooks, Laptops and Tablets: Lids up or lids down.

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Class Dojo real-time behavior feedback platform Apps get updates

Educational Technology Guy

Today’s news reflects the company’s continued learnings about the ed-tech market. Accordingly, the company has built out its mobile capabilities to allow its mobile development to parallel its web efforts. The company is a graduate of the ‘Y-combinator for education’, ImagineK12.

Lifeliqe Creator empowers teachers to create, publish interactive 3D content at ISTE

eSchool News

Featuring content from its sister company Corinth, Lifeliqe offers K-12 educators more than 1,000 interactive, lifelike 3D models accessible on tablets, PCs or interactive whiteboards—and now in VR.

Top Trends Higher Education Textbook Publishers Must Follow

Kitaboo on EdTech

Companies like Chegg, eFollett, and BookRenter are offering new textbooks on rent for less than the price of a used book. Today, a lot of companies offer subscription-based services. Also Download: Whitepaper – Can the US Higher Education Publishing Industry Leverage A Subscription Model. Students who are already spending their time on phones and tablets, find it easier and convenient to access their courses on the same device.

What I Learned from First Graders and Other Ideas

RafranzDavis.com

I do it all the time on my tablet.” ” “I can’t wait to download this to my tablet.” By the way, if you are on an ipad or have an iphone, download their artwork here.

What’s New: New Tools for Schools

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CAROLINA BIOLOGICAL SUPPLY COMPANY BUILDING BLOCKS OF SCIENCE 3D ( www.carolina.com/help/pressreleases/2018/building-blocks-of-science-3d ) Carolina Biological Supply Company launched the new Building Blocks of Science 3D hands-on unit kits for students in grades K to 5.

ClassDojo - free classroom behavior system - announces iOS apps.

Educational Technology Guy

The free service also operates on the Web, allowing teachers to alternatively use a laptop, desktop computer, or any smartphone or tablet via Web browser. ClassDojo is free for teachers, and the company is dedicated to keeping it that way. To download the ClassDojo app, visit: [link] app/classdojo/id552602056?ls=

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What’s New: New Tools for Schools

techlearning

ADVANCED & MEASURED PROGRESS ( www.advanc-ed.org ) & ( www.measuredprogress.org ) Measured Progress and AdvancED will join forces to form a unique and far-reaching nonprofit educational company focused on data-driven tools for school improvement. has joined the ENA family of companies.

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Why education needs strong advocates now more than ever

eSchool News

His show has really caught on, and gets more than 50,000 downloads a month, mostly from superintendents, CAOs, principals and other admin types in the education biz. Spring time is invigorating, especially in my home town of Gastonia, North Carolina.

Augmented reality (AR) in the classroom

Kathy Schrock

The basic use of AR requires a few things– a smartphone or tablet with a back facing camera, an augmented reality app, and a trigger image. The users simply download the data for the simulation and, through the app, points their smartphone at the target.