Hotspots no silver bullet for rural remote learning

The Hechinger Report

A team of fifth grade teachers at an elementary school invited Muri, the superintendent of Ector County Independent School District in West Texas, to participate in an online scavenger hunt they had designed for students.

5 Ways Adobe Premiere Rush Encourages Creativity in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

I love that this works with their individual mobile phone cameras. Additionally, even if we are only working on mobile devices, students can make a full video with b-roll and music on any of their devices.

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Book Creator for Chrome: Product Review, Tips and Tricks for Teachers

The CoolCatTeacher

They can also send them as eBooks that people can read on their mobile devices or computers. Here’s a class library for an elementary classroom. From my high school classroom to this elementary classroom. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

Acer Windows Mixed Reality Headset Review: Awesome VR in 360

The CoolCatTeacher

We can bring Google Cardboard and our mobile phones into our classrooms (which I’ve certainly done, and it’s been very useful), but virtual reality is so much more. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend.

7 Ways My Interactive Display is a Key Part of My Student-Centered Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Small, handheld devices like mobile phones are good for viewing static slides, but they’re epic for sending formative assessment data to the teacher and the whole class. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend.

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Getting Rid of Cemetery Style Seating in the Classroom with Bill Selak

The CoolCatTeacher

We worked with a company, Bretford, at the time, they donated a little bit of furniture. The other thing for me as director of technology it’s been really strange to be talking about furniture but we have these devices that are so powerful and they’re incredibly mobile. And if we’re still putting classes lined up kind of cemetery style like we did 80 years ago, we’re completely missing out on the bonus of having this mobile technology. [00:08:00].

Virtual Reality (VR) as a New Educational Paradigm

The CoolCatTeacher

So I think what we’re waiting on, to really have the area explode, VR in education, are the mobile headsets that are running web VR — which we haven’t seen a lot of yet. The technology for the web VR is there, though companies like SineSpace , Edorble , and Amazon just came out with Sumerian — which is based on it’s A-frame technology, which can run virtual worlds on mobile devices. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

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Children will bear the brunt of a looming eviction crisis

The Hechinger Report

I personally understand the impact of what mobility can do socially and emotionally to children,” Bedell said. Traci Pettis Johnson, who works as a family school liaison at an elementary school in the Hickman Mills School District in south Kansas City, where families mostly rent their homes, sometimes pleads her students families’ cases with landlords, trying to buy them time to pay rent and utility bills.

Kyle Pearce: How to Make Math Visual

The CoolCatTeacher

SolveMe Mobiles , for example, is a great tool online that really makes solving equations visual and very intuitive. So I’ve learned a ton, getting to spend all kinds of time in elementary as well as secondary. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend.

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Motivating Teachers to Include Everyone

The CoolCatTeacher

Instantly scan and score with any mobile, desktop or document camera. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

4 Geeky Gifts for Teachers

The CoolCatTeacher

Google Keep got a big old update this summer, and one of the things the update got in the mobile version, is if you click on the microphone and start talking, Google Keep will do Voice Dictation. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend.

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Why Black families are choosing to keep their kids remote when schools reopen

The Hechinger Report

She’s looked at data suggesting that children don’t seem to get as seriously ill from the virus, but when she’s mentioned her confidence in the reopening plan and touted the district’s new mobile health clinic, only a few parents have changed their minds. Coronavirus and Education Elementary to High School Mississippi News Race and Equity Mississippi newsletter

7 Global Project Ideas from a Leading 3rd Grade Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Instantly scan and score with any mobile, desktop or document camera. Vickie has been an elementary educator in Ontario, Canada for 16 years. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

Nearly 60% of Teens Use Their Own Mobile Devices in School for Learning

The Innovative Educator

The ultimate learning experience for students is both highly collaborative and extremely personalized, supported by mobile devices and digital content, reports Project Tomorrow in their latest Speak Up report. Over the last few years of the Speak Up survey, more students and administrators have signaled the importance of being able to access mobile devices in the classroom, whether through Bring Your Own Device policy consideration and implementation or through school-provided technology.

Kasey Bell’s 8 Great Ways to Use Google Slides

The CoolCatTeacher

ShakeUpLearning.com provides teachers and educators with easy to understand, use tomorrow resources for Google and G Suite for Education, mobile learning and classroom technology integration through digital learning resources, technology tips and tricks, in-depth e-courses, books, resources, cheat sheets, blog publications. 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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Enhance Young Learner's English Vocabulary with @MindSnacks & Teach Foreign Languages!

Kleinspiration

Mindsnacks: Vocabulary Building and Language Development MindSnacks is a mobile educational gaming company that develops popular apps that teach foreign languages and test preparation subjects. I''ve been nominated for A Bammy Award for Elementary Teacher of the Year. apps for elementary education educational games foreign language apps french app iPad apps for kids italian app mind snacks mindsnacks spanish app teaching test prep app vocabulary app vocabulary apps

Win an iPad Mini from @MasteryConnect

Kleinspiration

Our friends at MasteryConnect are giving us an opportunity to win an iPad Mini with the Share Your MasteryConnect Experience Video Contest For those of you who may be unfamiliar with MasteryConnect , they are a wonderful company that makes focusing on the core easy via their apps, online tools, and learning community. When I came home from school today I opened my email inbox and was greeted by a fantastic offer that I just couldn''t wait to share.

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This Amazing South Bronx School Grows 50,000 Pounds of Vegetables a Year

The CoolCatTeacher

This fun, visual tool lets students explore 150 different science and social studies units for elementary and middle school learners. We have a Green Bronx Machine mobile classroom kitchen. We have our Green Bronx Machine (mobile kitchen) which is a state of the art food truck on wheels for a fraction of the cost which goes classroom to classroom. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend.

The Beginner’s Guide to the Hour of Code

Shake Up Learning

Keep in mind–most of these curriculums are tied in with the tools of the companies that created them!). Kodable Curriculum for Elementary. The post The Beginner’s Guide to the Hour of Code appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The Hour of Code is coming! Are you ready?

Metaverse for Augmented Reality: Program and Breakout in Augmented Reality

The CoolCatTeacher

When you download Metaverse onto your mobile device, click the “scan” button to launch the experience. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend.

The 7 coolest edtech products I saw at FETC

eSchool News

Lucid is one of those companies that you may not have heard of, but you definitely should! Juice Mobile Power from Bretford. Juice Mobile Power charges all your devices on demand by turning one wall outlet into a smart power hub for the entire room. Are your elementary teachers exhausted from trying to find the best app for each student?

Age of Learning’s Latest Is a $100 Million Educational Game

Edsurge

That’s roughly how much Age of Learning estimates it will have spent by the end of this year on “ Adventure Academy ,” a multiplayer online game to teach elementary- and middle-school age children subjects including math, social studies and language arts. The game, publicly available today, works on web browsers and iOS and Android mobile devices. With “Adventure Academy,” the company expands its reach to older students through middle school.

Top 5 new EdTech tools that you might use in your university

Neo LMS

For instance, Osso VR is a virtual reality technology company founded on the principle of training surgeons with real world skills that can be directly applied when in the operating room.

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#Supermuch teaching in the classroom and online

The CoolCatTeacher

In early 2012, my district decided to bring a 1:1 mobile device initiative to the middle school students and I was fortunate enough to get a cart of iPads in my classroom. I hold a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from Indiana University.

MEL Science Raises $6 Million to Bring STEM to Life with Kits and VR

Edsurge

Moscow internet services company Yandex participated. The Amersham, England-based company’s name stands for “more efficient learning,” and through a subscription-based mix of physical chemistry lab sets and virtual reality programs, Philippov hopes to make his name come true for students worldwide. After that, the company charges $34.90 Those lessons mostly cover chemistry today, but the company is building more content for physics and biology students, Philippov says.

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HE Challenges: Fast changing digital teaching methods

Neo LMS

They expect the same flexibility, mobility and always-on services they get with everything from travel and entertainment, also from educational providers.

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Education in the Era of COVID-19: Why Connection Matters

Digital Promise

So, we’ve been trying to advocate for those mobile hotspots. The biggest problem that we’ve had with the few kids who don’t have access are the contracts that the companies have to have to get those installed.

Scholastic Makes Misleading Privacy, Security Claims in Services Directed to Children

Doug Levin

In surveys of educators, the company is generally held in high regard. However, despite the maturity and public perception of the company, Scholastic fails to provide even rudimentary security protections for some of its publicly available digital products directed to children under 13. scholastic.com, as well as related mobile-specific apps. In fact, the games that have both online and mobile app versions point to different privacy policies.

Teaching Strategies Buys ReadyRosie to Reach Parents and Children With Video Lessons

Edsurge

The Denton, Texas-based company is also growing up itself. ReadyRosie founder and CEO Emily Roden says helping children by engaging their parents has helped her company grow to serve 6,500 Head Start programs, childcare centers and elementary schools. Roden worked as an elementary school teacher and in sales for Pearson before founding ReadyRosie in 2012. For her, it’s a family affair: Her husband also works at the company, which is named after their oldest daughter.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

Check out Karen Lirenman and Kristen Wideen’s show on iPad apps for elementary classrooms. DJI Phone Camera Gimbal from OSMO Mobile [link] – the price has dropped from $399 to $299 from when I bought it so the price I stated in the podcast is actually lower now – a handheld “tripod” for smartphones. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend.

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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.

Developers Put Research to Work

Digital Promise

Last month, Digital Promise launched a crowdsourcing effort on how companies use scientific research to design and develop their educational technology products. If you’re interested in sharing your company’s research-based approach, be sure to submit them here. Remind helps teachers connect with students and parents over mobile devices. Need for focus on teaching elementary math topics.

MIND Partners with 100Kin10 on Foundational Math Brain Trust

MIND Research Institute

We are excited to be part of this group of over 300 leading academic institutions, non-profits, foundations, companies, and government agencies. Together, we are mobilizing a national effort to prepare 100,000 STEM teachers by 2021. Our work was guided by the question, “How might we equip elementary (Pre-K-grade 5) teachers to enable authentic and joyful math learning for all students?” Elementary math specialization.

EdTech that “Sparks Joy”

Neo LMS

Developers have naturally found a niche for “joyful” tech in the elementary phases, where the idea of allowing younger kids to have fun while learning is all but a credo. Micro-learning options and full mobile integration mean students can learn on-the-go, as well as opt for quick-learning modules to study when they have a quiet moment. Two of the most successful games in this arena are 10monkeys and SkillPixels – both elementary math-based learning tools.

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How to Qualify Online Tutoring Services

Ask a Tech Teacher

Students can now meet with private tutors, who are maybe from another country, through Skype, Google Hangouts, and other mobile communication applications. Online tutor or homework help companies even have their own website and own application for communication. Ask about the quality of the service of the company or the tutor they worked with. Next is to look at their company profile, and try to evaluate their teacher based on their information provided in their website.

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