Flipsnack: A fun way to make interactive online magazines #edtech

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Flipsnack: A fun way to make interactive online magazines #edtech. I’ve also seen it used kind of in the same way as a sports magazine, it was a sports literature course that was using it. The students were creating the sports…like an ESPN type magazine in FlipSnack.

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Fast Company Names Most Innovative Education Companies of 2019

Marketplace K-12

Teachers Pay Teachers has been named the most innovative education company in 2019 by the business magazine, and Girls Who Code won most innovative in the non-profit category. The post Fast Company Names Most Innovative Education Companies of 2019 appeared first on Market Brief. Marketplace K-12 Augmented / Virtual Reality Coding educational games esports Fast Company Innovation Teachers

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10 Top Companies That Love To Hire Teachers

EdNews Daily

One out of every eight students in the US uses IXL Learning software solutions at school, so it makes sense that they love bringing educators onto their teams! However, if you’re vigilant, sometimes you can catch an Education Consultant or Content Writing role. Blogs and Magazines.

E-LEARN magazine features our adaptive learning solution

IAD Learning

Our adaptive learning and e-Learning analytics product, IADLearning, got featured on an interview at E-LEARN magazine given by our Research and Development Director, José Antonio Omedes. La entrada E-LEARN magazine features our adaptive learning solution aparece primero en IADLearning.

Fast Company Names Most Innovative Education Companies 2015

Marketplace K-12

The magazine chose the College Board, Google, Edcamp, Revolution Foods, Summit Public Schools, Democrats for Education Reform, and Teachers Pay Teachers among its top 10 "most innovative.". Ed-tech Google Innovation collegeboard democratsforeducationreform edcamp google summitpublicschools teacherspayteachers

SmartBrief: The Newsletter for Informed Educators

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SmartBrief also has newsletters for accomplished teachers , special education professionals , and Higher Ed Leaders. The SmartBrief on EdTech newsletter provides a daily snapshot of education technology insights. They use leading sources such as EdTech Magazine, T.H.E.

30 Companies That Offer Teacher Discounts In 2016

TeachThought - Learn better.

30 Companies That Offer Teacher Discounts In 2016. From Apple to J.Crew, these companies offer exclusive discounts on just about everything a teacher could possibly need for the new semester! 30 Companies That Offer Teacher Discounts In 2016. Apple offers an educator discount.

Media companies partner for bilingual early childhood ed

eSchool News

Partnership between Highlights for Children and the Hispanic Information and Telecommunications Network delivers bilingual educational resources for families.

MobyMax Wins 2018 Tech Edvocate Award for Best Global EdTech Company


was awarded the 2018 Tech Edvocate Award for Best Global EdTech Company. was awarded the 2018 Tech Edvocate Award for Best Global EdTech Company. As co-founder Glynn Willett also noted, “To make a difference in education, it’s not just about providing data.

Educating Kids for Life not for Tests

The CoolCatTeacher

Pam Moran, superintendent in Albemarle County in Virginia, shares about some cool virtual reality in Virginia, some challenges with helping new teachers get started, and how she thinks education is entering a new Renaissance of creativity and innovation. Educating Kids for Life Not for Tests.

This Former Athlete Shoots for 100% in His Classroom and His Company: An Interview with Otus' Chris Hull


And Chris himself was named one of the National School Boards Association's 2016 20 to Watch educators. Because I’ve stayed in the classroom, these conversations are easier, and we are able to feel the pain of today’s educators in real time. We are releasing some great features helping better personalize students’ learning and providing a more complete story of their growth for educators and families. Chris Hull is a busy guy.

How Education Can Thrive in the Age of Innovation

EdNews Daily

The passion and idealism of this rising generation, however, is one of the most underutilized resources for good on the planet because there is a gap between what education usually provides and what young people need to know to thrive and to become socially active in the 21st century.

The Education of an Android Teacher


Educating an android happens one conversation at a time. The New Teachers’ If, in the mid-1970s, you purchased a ticket through American Airlines and traveled on one of its airplanes, you may have reached into a seat-back pocket and picked up a copy of American Way magazine.

Five Great Summer Jobs For Teachers That Involve Education

Ask a Tech Teacher

That’s a lot of jobs, and a lot of competition between educators who are all vying for flexible, temporary work. And while there are often jobs to be found in malls and offices during school breaks, there are also opportunities that will allow you to put your experience in education to work.

Top 10 Ways to Give Back While at Home

The CoolCatTeacher

Roots to Empathy , MindUp ) Dr. Kim has over 100 publications in scholarly journals, book chapters, and reports and has edited two books on mindfulness in education, including a co-edited book (with Dr. Robert W.

Close the Attitude Gap – Build a Bond from Day One

The CoolCatTeacher

But now he’s been a principal and written ten books and travels the world helping principals and educators learn how to engage today’s students — especially inner-city youth. News and World Report Magazine as one of America’s best high schools.

How Educational Opportunity Programs graduate first-generation college students

The Hechinger Report

So when the 18-year-old began the summer Educational Opportunity Program at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, she thought she knew what she was in for. This story is familiar to Laurence “Tony” Howell, the executive director of NJIT’s Educational Opportunity Program.

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Five Instances Your “Free” Education Software May Actually Cost You by @edsby


If a software company wants to give its product away free to educators, that’s a good thing for schools, teachers and students, right? After all, there’s not a lot of money in education budgets these days. Many companies give away products that educators can use for free.

Whose Land? Understanding Indigenous Peoples Through Edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

Michael Furdyk is the Co-founder of TakingITGlobal ( www.tigweb.org ), which provides innovative global education programs that empower youth to understand and act on the world’s greatest challenges. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

In terms of young women, school counselors and really all educators can help young women and really all of our students learn more about computer science and technology by thinking about how it intersects with every area of interest. What are some resources for counselors and other educators?

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Creating Real Opportunities for Student Leadership

The CoolCatTeacher

Adam was Principal of the Year for his region, a 20 To Watch for the National School Board Association, guest blogger for EdWeek, NAESP magazine, and many other publications. Adam also consults and works with many education companies as a way to improve their product for others!

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. All this feeds the series I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education. So enjoy all this educational doom while you can.). National) Education Politics. ” The Fordham Institute’s Michael Petrelli has declared “ The End of Educational Policy.” ” (State and Local) Education Politics.

20 Ways to Have a Summer That Matters

The CoolCatTeacher

You can take courses on helpful topics like social-emotional learning, classroom management, teacher wellness, special education classes and more. Tweak Your Tablet for Learning My favorite way to read blogs, magazines and such is Flipboard.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. All this feeds the review I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education. National) Education Politics. Via Education Week : “Reorganization of U.S. Lots of Republicans , Few Democrats,” says Education Week. There’s another story on DeVos and virtual schools down in the “online education” section below.

Being Negroponte

Learning with 'e's

Negroponte established the now legendary MIT Media Lab , and was also founder of Wired Magazine. This echoes the work of pioneers such as Sugata Mitra, whose 'minimally invasive education' was demonstrated by the ' Hole in the Wall ' experiments.

Google 80/20 Rule Applied to Education - for students too!

Educational Technology Guy

Google engineers are encouraged to take 20 percent of their time to work on something company-related that interests them personally. Last week, I read an article on Converge Magazine''s site entitled "Google''s 80/20 Principle Adopted at New Jersey School". This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. Google has a unique idea, called the 80/20 rule.

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?Forbes “30 Under 30” Education Leaders to Learn From in 2017


The magazine’s “30 Under 30” list, which highlights young leaders in fields such as technology, music and healthcare, added education to the list in 2013 and since then has grown from nearly 90 nominations in 2014 to more than 450 last year. And although no current classroom teachers are included this year, 2017 brought with it another batch of former Teach for America (TFA) educators. Rachel Romer Carlson (28) and Brittany Stich (28), cofounders of Guild Education.

Business Model Innovation in Online Higher Education (2013)


The growing interest in business model innovation during the last five years is in response to challenging conditions facing a number of sectors, including higher education. Blogs pulled audiences away from magazines.

Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

Hack Education

This is part four of my annual look at the year’s “ top ed-tech stories ” Way back in 2012, I chose “ The Platforming of Education ” as one of my “Top Ed-Tech Trends.” The company has raised some $77.5 Education’s Proto-Platforms.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. All this feeds the review I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education. National) Education Politics. US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos was on Capitol Hill this week, making the case for her department’s budget. ( State and Local) Education Politics. Education in the Courts. ” asks Education Dive.

What Artificial Intelligence Could Mean For Education

NPR Learning and Tech

First: What could AI technologies do for human education? Second: How should human education respond to the challenges posed by AI? Why is the pamphlet called, 'an argument for AI in education' ?" This takes us back to the "argument" about AI in education, though.

Discovery Education and 3M Announce National Finalists in Young Scientist Challenge


Today, Discovery Education (@DiscoveryEd) and 3M (@3M) announced 10 finalists from across America as part of its Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge (#YoungScientist). 3M is a company rooted in scientific exploration, and the belief that every problem has a solution.

HMH launches marketplace to connect educators, developers

eSchool News

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) has launched a Beta version of the HMH Marketplace , a new online destination that offers teachers, ed-tech developers and technology companies the opportunity to share resources and solutions for the classroom with a broad educator audience.

Virtual Reality: Poised to Bring Big Changes to Education?

Marketplace K-12

Still in “closed beta,” Google Expeditions are being tested in schools that pre-register with the company. based research firm at a presentation hosted by his company in conjunction with BETT. The post Virtual Reality: Poised to Bring Big Changes to Education?

FREE WEBINAR: Living and Learning in 2025

The CoolCatTeacher

Many education leaders complain about the difficulty of long-term planning when we don’t have a clue what the future will look like in the classroom. To vet this article, I read through several magazine articles he’s written, and found a lot of fascinating opinions.