Meet the All New Flipgrid! #flipgridfever

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

Flipgrid now integrates with multiple platforms including Google Classroom, Canva, Edmodo, Blackboard, Moodle, Sway, WordPress, Powerschool, Schoology, Brightspace, OneNote, and Teams. Flipgrid is always evolving because they are a company who listens to their users.

How safe is my student data?

eSchool News

Ed tech companies are not immune to hackers and vulnerabilities. A few years ago I was attending a meeting at my county office, where a vendor who runs a popular education site was making a presentation. Featured on eSchool News IT Newsletter Safety & Security Top News big data Edmodo LMS safety security student data But schools can protect themselves.

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I have a confession.

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

And if I was such a fantastic editor, wouldn''t I be working for a publishing company? O= Oustanding, the student exceeded expectations for the assignment 100%/A S= Satisfactory, the student met expectations and performed proficiently approximately 90% A-/B+ U= Unsatisfactory, the student did not meet expectations approximately 75% C/D Notice for the OSU rubric there are no in-betweens & no coddling. Edmodo? I have a horrible confession to make. I''m totally ashamed.

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

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

to share ideas, meet new people and see old friends. As a small company it’s hard to be heard over the noise (and the smell of popcorn). This year we didn’t exhibit at ISTE, but I attended the event to hold meetings and scope out the landscape.

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Twelve Years Later: How the K-12 Industry and Investment Landscape Has Shifted (Part 2)


Twelve years ago, Amplify CEO Larry Berger and I wrote about the “ pareto distribution ” of companies in the K-12 sector. Most revenue was generated by a few winner-take-all companies, then there was a long tail of subscale operators. Supply of new companies has reached a fever pitch.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

Without revenue the company will go away. Or the company will have to start charging for the software. Or it will raise a bunch of venture capital to support its “free” offering for a while, and then the company will get acquired and the product will go away. (It’s

For Some Students, #DeleteFacebook Is Not Really an Option


She says if she was still using Facebook groups, she doesn’t think the recent news about the company would bother her. It was difficult for her to say in the loop about fundraisers and meetings that her university would hold. In the past years, the education technology industry has given rise to a number of companies that have tried to create “Facebook for schools” tools to help connect students and teachers with one another—without all the other personal life updates.

Sikorsky STEM Challenge - real world engineering for high school students

Educational Technology Guy

I was an Aerospace engineer and worked for companies like Pratt & Whitney and Sikorsky Aircraft. The students and teachers/coaches will have an opportunity to meet the engineers who have designed the challenge and work closely with them in developing their possible solutions. It''s similar to Edmodo in many ways, but bigger and used by corporations.

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Edsby: “What You Should Know About Our ‘New-School’ Learning Management System”

TeachThought - Learn better.

The net effect is making teachers’ lives easier, so they can spend less time finding and maintaining ad-hoc applications like Edmodo and Moodle, and more time engaging with students.

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The Top Ed-Tech Trends (Aren't 'Tech')

Hack Education

” We can see in Reagan’s pledge the roots of ongoing efforts to defund public education, something that enabled for-profit schools to step in to meet the demand for college. What sorts of companies and what sorts of products do venture capitalists like, for example?

Personalized Learning, Products ‘Going Viral’ Are Hot Topics at Ed-Tech Summit

Marketplace K-12

About 3,700 ed-tech entrepreneurs, educators, and venture capitalists are meeting here to talk about their companies or their classrooms, their employees or their students, and how to maximize the investments being made in them. ” BrightBytes , a company that offers a platform to translate data for districts, has also experienced fast adoption. Companies whose products have gone viral need to make careful choices as they convert from “free” to paid status.

Looking Back At 2010 And Looking Forward To 2011.

The Web20Classroom

More Social Networking- I believe that more and more educators will see the benefits of having a place where their students can meet online to share information, gather or just chat, outside the classroom.

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Librarian Approved: 30 Ed-Tech Apps to Inspire Creativity and Creation


With so much going on in the classroom, many teachers don’t have the time to test out various apps and find the perfect tool to meet their needs. Bloxels : This new game creation app is made by the same company that makes Pixel Floor Press and the two products are compatible.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via The New York Times : “ Kushner ’s Family Business Received Loans After White House Meetings.” ” (I’m including this here because all of these entities – Kushner’s family, the companies he received loans from – have education investments too.). ” (Learndirect is a job training company that has a major contract with the UK government.).

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Mostly tutoring companies.). “ ICE officials have invited tech companies, including Microsoft , to develop algorithms that will track visa holders’ social media activity ,” ProPublica reports. Via Inside Higher Ed : “After a special meeting of the University of Michigan Board of Regents, the university announced late Tuesday that it would permit – if certain conditions are met – the white supremacist Richard Spencer to appear on campus.”

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Worth noting: the website promotes private student loan companies SkillsFund and Climb to students looking for tuition assistance.). Via Techcrunch : “ SoFi co-founder Dan Macklin is leaving the company.” ” Via the ProQuest press release : “Matti Shem Tov, President of Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, will succeed Kurt Sanford as CEO of ProQuest in 2017.” – that “dubious science” is at play at an education technology company.

Top 20 Tech Tips for Teachers

Shake Up Learning

Just because you are using technology doesn’t ensure you are meeting any objectives or learning outcomes. Or worse, the company went under, and the tool is no longer accessible. The post Top 20 Tech Tips for Teachers appeared first on Shake Up Learning. My Top 20 Tech Tips for Teachers!

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The Closing of

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

As we all know, not every Web project succeeds, but you helped to explore the exciting combination of what we liked to call the "LC3:" a social network for educators, a personalized repository for collecting and sharing educational resources, and synchronous meeting capability. EdWeb Teachers.Net PBS Teachers BrainPop We Are Teachers Edmodo ePals An extensive list of Ning and other social networks for educators is listed at [link].

Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - Reinventing the Classroom - Library 2.014 - The Real 1:1 - Reclaim Learning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Geo-educators can join the community through a variety of online platforms including Twitter, Facebook, and the secure educator site, Edmodo ( ). This ISTE webinar will focus on ways teachers can create active, student-centered, digital age classrooms that help students meet the Common Core and ISTE Standards. LIVE is an opportunity to gather with other member of the community in regular "live" web meetings.

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