iPads to Differentiate Instruction in Early Elementary Education

The CoolCatTeacher

Emily Lynch talks about how to use iPads in the classroom to differentiate instruction. So many good ways exist to use iPads but how can we personalize it and make it unique? Finally, we get the feedback that we need on apps for young children and meet content standards.

iPads for Masterful Math: Randomizing Formative Math Assessment

The CoolCatTeacher

Dr. Sean Nank’s research shows that the single biggest method for improving learning with iPads is to use online formative assessments. You do not need iPads to implement and learn from this research. Meet Next Generation Science Standards.

Meet the All New Flipgrid! #flipgridfever

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

Flipgrid is always evolving because they are a company who listens to their users. technology #edtech collaboration flipgrid flipgridfever iPad mobile app new features student voiceThe all-new Flipgrid is here!

Companies Are Bought, Not Sold: M&A Advice From 3 Edtech CEOs Who Survived the Process

Edsurge

The industry has since consolidated, due in part to an uptick in mergers and acquisitions by education companies and private equity firms. So what is it like—and what does it take—to sell a company? You don’t just one day say, ‘I’m going to sell,’ meet someone and they buy you,” says Kim Taylor, CEO of Cluster and former co-founder and CEO of Ranku. She and her fellow panelists all also agreed on another thing: Companies are bought, not sold.

7 Ways to Creatively Ask Questions in the Classroom Using iPads!

Kleinspiration

The only difference is instead of having children use their dry erase boards, erasers, and expo markers, we use our iPads. Eyes meet mine once they''ve recorded their response. Teachers use The Answer Pad from their computer OR the Internet (Safari) on their iPads.

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iPad App Review: iCanConduct is a Great Tool For Teaching Pulse and Rhythm To Young Musicians | @beansinmyears

TeacherCast

Kyle is currently working at an internet technology firm and Paul is a key account manager at a science technology company. iCanConduct was born on one of Paul’s visit’s to meet Kyle’s son, when the two decided it was time for them to stop talking and start programming.

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What’s It Like Tutoring for VIPKID, the Chinese Company That Just Raised $200 Million?

Edsurge

Mabry is one of the 20,000 educators working for VIPKID , China’s largest online English tutoring company. The Beijing-based company has now raised a total of $325 million.). The company said it generated roughly $40 million last in July, through the efforts of teachers like Mabry. “I She even won a contest put on by the company to travel to Beijing and meet Cindy Mi, the company’s founder and CEO.

Meet Caliper, the Data Standard That May Help Us (Finally) Measure Edtech Efficacy

Edsurge

Over 500 education technologists from companies and districts gathered last week in Denver for the IMS Learning Impact meeting , hosted by the IMS Global Consortium. However, with the recent proliferation of Chromebooks and iPads into classrooms, there is more student activity in the classroom that has moved online. Today, a growing number of edtech companies are also signing on to use Caliper, which offers improved data architecture and ease of implementation.

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. Challenges of Finding the Right iPad or Google Play App.

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Fantastic Apps I Use Every Day

The CoolCatTeacher

I’ve also added some of my favorite new productivity tools for my smartphone, iPad, and a few new ones for my Mac. My students can use their iPhones/iPads or computers to follow along and see the slides.

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Apple’s Strongest Case to Reclaim the Education Market Is Not the New iPad

Edsurge

That was how bubbly Apple employees, decked out in the green-and-yellow outfits that matched the colors of Lane Tech College Prep in Chicago, welcomed arrivals to the company’s highly-anticipated education event this morning. That Apple chose this selective magnet school as the site for its latest product showcase—rather than, say, the San Francisco Moscone Center or its Cupertino headquarters—reflects the company’s renewed focus on the education market. “We

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Why some schools pay $100 more for the same iPads

eSchool News

In a session titled “Begging for Disruption: Ed-Tech Procurement,” Levy and the other panelists discussed the problems that school districts have in discovering, evaluating, and buying technology products that meet their specific needs.

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Motivating Teachers to Be Excellent in the K-2 Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Finally, we get the feedback that we need on apps for young children and meet content standards. Now, that’s good stuff for every K-2nd grade iPad or Google Play enabled tablet! This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

Eduprotocols for Littles with Jon Corippo #kinderchat

The CoolCatTeacher

Finally, we get the feedback that we need on apps for young children and meet content standards. Now, that’s good stuff for every K-2nd grade iPad or Google Play enabled tablet! iPads to Differentiate Instruction in K-2 Classrooms.

The Art of Innovation – LIVE blog of Guy Kawasaki at iPad Summit Boston

EdTechTeacher

To begin, he tells the story of working at Apple, meeting Steve Jobs, and the culture of being at Macintosh. The companies who succeed began because they want to make the world a better place. Guy then shows a number of companies that succeeded.

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5 Companies to Watch in 2011

The Electric Educator

In September Prezi meeting was launched which enables up to 10 people to edit or view a Prezi remotely. January of 2011 saw the launch of an iPad app on which to view presentations. After interviewing many prospective companies I became frustrated with the lack of innovation and impressiveness of their products. Learn Boost is a startup company that has developed a gradebook program that has great potential.

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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.

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4 Reasons to Use Kids Discover Online for Inquiry-Based Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

I’ve found a tool that can help with inquiry-based learning, nonfiction reading, and meeting standards: Kids Discover Online. Those of you wanting to quickly meet a standard will be thankful for this approach.

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. You could then turn and go on to respond and say, “Teryl, it’s so nice to meet you.

6 Tech Treasures for Special Ed Teachers (K-6)

The CoolCatTeacher

It works really good for reminding parents about meetings that we have. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

Google Jamboard

The CoolCatTeacher

You just download it on Google Play or iTunes and use it with your touch Chromebook or iPad after listening to Tom Mullaney share how it works. But also on iPads and on Chromebooks that have the Play Store enabled, which is where education Chromebooks are going.

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7 Strategies I Use When Students Make Apps (or Do Any Genius Projects)

The CoolCatTeacher

No one person can run a Fortune 500 company by themselves, and we want kids to know how to work in groups like this. And it’s also easier for me, because you know, at the beginning of class, I’ll say, “I need to meet with all the PMs and APMs at my desk.”.

Kindergarten Kindness Superheroes and the DNA of Kindergarteners

The CoolCatTeacher

Finally, we get the feedback that we need on apps for young children and meet content standards. Now, that’s good stuff for every K-2nd grade iPad or Google Play enabled tablet! iPads to Differentiate Instruction in Early Elementary Education.

SEC launches informal inquiry into LAUSD’s use of bonds for iPads

eSchool News

Questions remain on whether LAUSD’s bond use for iPads was legal. The federal Securities and Exchange Commission recently opened an informal inquiry into whether Los Angeles school officials complied with legal guidelines in the use of bond funds for the now-abandoned $1.3-billion iPads-for-all project. students would benefit if the district stayed the course with the company’s product. Unified acknowledged meeting with an agency attorney.

iPad Pro vs. Microsoft Surface Pro 4: First Impressions on the Tablets That May Replace Your Laptop

Reading By Example

My interest in this technology stems from the promise both companies make: This is the tablet that will replace your laptop. Both the iPad and Surface are lighter than my 2014 MacBook Air, but not by much. Preference: iPad Pro. Preference: iPad Pro. Preference: iPad Pro.

Coding with the Littles, Where to Start on the Ipad K-4

My Paperless Classroom

My first coding with kids experience was through the Technovation Challenge , a great program that connects young women in high school with women in technology from companies like LinkedIn and Google.

Gaming in Early Elementary Education in Australia

The CoolCatTeacher

Finally, we get the feedback that we need on apps for young children and meet content standards. Now, that’s good stuff for every K-2nd grade iPad or Google Play enabled tablet! This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

Tablets and disruptive innovation

The Christensen Institute

It used to be that most devices in schools were desktop machines of either the Windows or Apple varieties, but recently many schools have been switching to mobile devices like the iPad or web-based devices like the Chromebook. When technologies are new, they often underperform at meeting customers’ needs. Sustaining innovations are innovations that improve an established technology to meet the needs of its established customer base.

For Startups, Finding the Right App Developer Can Be Tricky

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Since we’ve hunted for app developers twice–once for our Communication APPtitude iPad apps and then four years later when we wanted to develop web-based apps–we’ve learned a few things along the way. Next, you set up phone calls and meetings.

The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017

Securly

These were the pressing questions of the time – a time 8-months after the release of the first iPad and 6-months before the release of the first Chromebook. Then there was the iPad. While the iPad cost anywhere from $300 – $400, Chromebooks were sold from $199.

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Ed-Tech Startups Can Develop Apps in Affordable Ways

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

The first step for any startup creating an iPad app is to find an app developer. However, at that time, only about five percent of companies applying were winning these grants. Even if we did win, it would be months before we would know, and our iPad apps would be seriously delayed.

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How to succeed with online PD for teachers

Neo LMS

How to power through a difficult parent-teacher meeting comes to mind, but there are many challenges that teachers learn how to handle in time. For example, if the school is switching to using mostly iPads for flipped learning , have them use the devices themselves as much as possible.

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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. If the winner does not meet qualifications, another winner will be selected.

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5 Ways to Be an Unforgettable Teacher

The CoolCatTeacher

He reached in his bag and he pulled out his iPad. And he said, “You can’t play on my iPhone, but you can play on my iPad.”. I think as teachers, we should strive to give our students an iPad experience when they’re expecting an iPhone.

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5 Ways to Be an Unforgettable Teacher

The CoolCatTeacher

He reached in his bag and he pulled out his iPad. And he said, “You can’t play on my iPhone, but you can play on my iPad.”. I think as teachers, we should strive to give our students an iPad experience when they’re expecting an iPhone. 2 – Class meeting about learning.

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