Meet The Inspiring Elementary Spanish Teacher #GiveGreatness

The CoolCatTeacher

Meet Evelyn Hamlin From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. This video inspired me and reminded me how many teachers I know who have not been thanked as they deserve.

Meet NEO at BETT 2018!

Neo LMS

The 2018 edition will bring together 850 leading companies, 103 exciting new edtech startups and almost 35,000 attendees — teachers, school leaders, instructional designers, and all in all curious people — from more than 100 countries. Well, this video speaks for itself: Meet NEO at BETT 2018!

K-6 Educational Music Videos: Selecting the Right Videos for Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Joanna and Matt Pace write videos on a popular YouTube channel, Hopscotch. Today they talk about what makes a great learning video and how to select good videos on YouTube for K-6 students. K-6 Educational Music Videos: Selecting the Right Videos for Learning.

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Classroom Videos: How-to Tips and Tricks

The CoolCatTeacher

Videos are the modern essay. Of all the things I teach, helping kids tell digital stories through video is probably one of the most important. Today’s guest is a perfect guide for those of us who want to make videos with students. Classroom Videos: How-to Tips and Tricks.

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LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Classroom Videos: How-to Tips and Tricks

The CoolCatTeacher

Videos are the modern essay. Of all the things I teach, helping kids tell digital stories through video is probably one of the most important. Today’s guest is a perfect guide for those of us who want to make videos with students. Classroom Videos: How-to Tips and Tricks.

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How to Build a High-Functioning Remote Team for Your Edtech Company

Edsurge

Employees report higher productivity , greater efficiency and less stress , while companies can benefit from lower real estate costs and an expanded talent pool. My former company, Big Universe ( now acquired ) was a fully-virtual operation.

How to Enhance Any Curriculum With Short, Engaging, Accurate Videos

Edsurge

Today, as an associate teaching professor of economics at Penn State in University Park, Pennsylvania, Wooten is on the flip side of the camera; he creates his own short educational videos to enhance traditional reading materials and lectures. Videos can help “make the invisible visible.”

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Avoid Death by PowerPoint: Flip Your Meetings

Turning Learning On Its Head

We were talking about how too many corporate meetings turn into death by PowerPoint. This was followed up by several meetings with key scientists to ascertain the threat that the incident posed for the mission. Meetings can also be flipped. So how do you flip a meeting?

Meet Our New Partners: iKeepSafe & the Internet Watch Foundation

Securly

We are the first web filtering company to receive this distinction. . To achieve this badge, companies must meet all requirements outlined in primary federal and California laws. They tirelessly work to remove child sexual abuse images and videos. . We are excited to announce our partnership with two organizations at the forefront of online child safety initiatives: iKeepSafe and the Internet Watch Foundation !

Do Tech Companies Need To Step Up Their Accessibility Game?

The Innovative Educator

SnapChat has a ways to go to meet the needs of their disabled users. No extra effort for the video creator. Tech companies can start by having the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) Checklist in hand as they develop and update their platforms to be designed for all

Meet the Edtech Grantees of Google’s $25 Million AI Impact Challenge

Edsurge

Seven years ago, Google’s artificial intelligence technology was barely able to identify cat videos with passable precision. Venture-backed companies tend to have a 7-10 year timeframe, after which investors typically push toward an acquisition or exit.

Meet Two Leaders Trying to Reinvent College

Edsurge

But two recent guests on EdSurge Live, a monthly video-based discussion series, have surprisingly concrete answers to this question. But then he pursued a career in business, first at a strategy consulting firm, and later working his way up to CEO of a tech company called Snapfish, which did photo sharing and hosting and printing and that kind of thing before Instagram existed. Today we're starting out with a big question: What would you do if you could start a college from scratch?

Can a Neuroscience Video Game Treat ADHD?

Edsurge

On the homepage of the health technology company Akili Interactive , there sits an intriguing line of copy: “Time to Play Your Medicine.” That tagline serves as something of a futuristic mission statement for the Boston-based company, which focuses on bringing brain-training video games to market and is seeking to produce the first FDA-approved game treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. She singles out video games as a common example.

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Meet the 83-Year-Old App Developer Who Says Edtech Should Better Support Seniors

Edsurge

But through learning how to code, she believes that experience offers an even more important lesson to today’s education and technology companies: don’t forget about senior citizens. And while there’s a growing industry around serving adult learners in higher education, companies largely neglect to consider the needs of the elderly. What could education technology companies do to better support senior citizens? “Lifelong learning” may be the latest buzzword in education.

Thriving SAT Scores: Meet Shaan Patel, Founder of Prep Expert and Shark Tank Winner

EdNews Daily

A few weeks after the first meeting, Shark Tank called me with a request to send in a an eye-catching and creative video pitch. After the video, they invited me to participate in the show. Since working with Mark, the company has expanded into 20 new sites throughout the country.

?Meet Intel Education Accelerator’s Newest Cohort of EdTech Visionaries

Edsurge

Now in its second year, the four-month accelerator program offers selected companies up to $100,000 from Intel Capital—in exchange for up to six percent of equity—and provides access to GSVlabs , weekly workshops and guidance from self-selected mentors like David Min (VP of Strategic Business Innovation at the Walt Disney Company) or Ronald Chandler (former CIO for the Los Angeles Unified School District). prices on a by-school or company basis.

Class Tech Tips: Spark Video Activities for Google Classroom

techlearning

Spark Video is a fantastic, web-based and mobile movie-making tool for students. If your students are using Google Classroom, they can easily share their Spark Video creations with classmates before showing off their work to the world! I've had the pleasure of working with this company.

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Meet the All New Flipgrid! #flipgridfever

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

At it’s core, Flipgrid is a tool that allows you to post a topic and have students respond with video that is instantly uploaded to one location. In addition, a new Flipgrid video was shared every.48 There are several ways students can enhance their response videos.

Meet Your Staff Where They Are: Streamlining with Google Classroom

Fractus Learning

Announcements and to-do lists are sent, files are shared, and companies and associations sell their products and services. A teacher can assign homework, share a link to a video, and make announcements for the upcoming field trip, all in one place for our students to see.

Teachers: Meet Katy Perry, Win $50,000, Fly to LA! Join #StaplesForStudents

Kleinspiration

To hear this message, enjoy the 1 minute video below… from Katy herself! As a classroom teacher, it warms my heart to know that such incredible companies and celebrities not only support teachers but they understand our passion for what we do in the classroom each day for our students.

Company and District Partnership: The Secret Sauce to a Successful Edtech Implementation

techlearning

Districts should seek out edtech companies that provide partnership-focused support which is oriented toward long-term success from day one – not just when you buy a whole-district contract. So how do districts find technology companies that are most likely to help them succeed?

Teacher Creativity Skill: Meet Someone Amazing!

The Playground Advocate

Sometimes meeting someone new changes your whole perspective on the world, and collaborating with someone new can change how you understand the work that you do. Ask yourself what are my goals for my students and try to find a project or a partner to meet those goals.

MIT Moves Beyond the MOOC to Court Companies, Professional Learners

Edsurge

Providing courses to companies, and adults not enrolled in a full-time degree program, has long been a way for universities to extend their reach (and pockets) beyond the physical lecture hall. In 2013, MIT began offering online programs for working professionals to meet learners across the globe. Now, as MOOCs have evolved to court professional audiences , so too have MIT’s efforts to harness companies and organizations.

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Meet the Mastermind Behind an Innovative, New Way to Teach Math

MIND Research Institute

Video produced by NationSwell in partnership with Cisco. What our approach does is build spatial-temporal reasoning, and then connect that spatial-temporal reasoning to mathematical understanding,” accomplishing what other software companies haven’t.

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.). Teachers interested in tutoring online can create a profile and upload videos of their instruction on the platform. At the scheduled time, the teacher and student engage in a live video chat for the lesson, after which the teacher can give parents feedback on their child’s progress.

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. Today, a growing number of edtech companies are also signing on to use Caliper, which offers improved data architecture and ease of implementation. answers to quizzes; responses on worksheets; views of videos; clicks on interactive resources.

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.

Where Diversity, Inclusion and Education Meet: A Conversation With Black Girls Code Founder, Kimberly Bryant

Edsurge

Gender is just one part of the diversity problem confronting many technology companies today. As diversity reports from companies like Alphabet, Apple and Facebook reveal, the employee headcounts—especially in senior and executive positions—are overwhelmingly male and white. These companies have committed money, mentors and other resources to provide educational opportunities for underserved communities. And I want to run a video game company.”.

This Standing-Room-Only Class Features Music Videos, a Gaming App and. Breathalyzers

Edsurge

He has been named a Master Educator by Course Hero , an education technology company that produced a short film on Garg, who is now one of three finalists for the Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching bestowed by Baylor University. You can also watch this Course Hero video on Vimeo. Garg is an innovative educator, famous at UCLA for the organic chemistry music video extra-credit assignment he initiated. See below for a complete list of Garg’s Video Hall of Fame).

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VIDEO: Behind-the-Scenes of Cirque du Soleil's CRYSTAL

techlearning

VIDEO: Behind-the-Scenes of Cirque du Soleil's CRYSTAL Cirque du Soleil Crystal is more than just an ice show. Cirque du Soleil’s CRYSTAL, explores the artistic limits of ice for the first time in the company’s history. A new kind of performance as Cirque du Soleil meets the ice.

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On practicing safe search: fine tuning and meeting Swisscows and other privacy-friendly searches

NeverEndingSearch

A product of the Swiss tech company, Hulbee AG, Swisscows is proud of its heritage. This trick can be very useful when young searchers are meeting a topic for the first time or when you have a limited vocabulary in a particular area of knowledge.

5 Ways Video Games Transform Learning and Prepare Students for Tomorrow's Jobs

Edsurge

I believe the answer has been in front of us this whole time: video games. Good video games are incredibly effective at capturing our attention, converting extrinsic rewards into intrinsic motivation, and creating meaningful experiences. Here are some key insights we’ve gathered about the ways video games foster learning: 1. Every year, it seems increasingly difficult to predict what tomorrow’s workplace will look like.

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Crowdfunding Meets Webinar: How One Organization Uses Slack to Tackle Global Challenges

Edsurge

We’re currently working with Green Energy Biofuels , a company in Nigeria that produces fuel for clean cookstoves to help them find new ways to communicate with their customers. To meet this need, we’ve layered our knowledge of instructional design and pedagogical best practices onto the challenges and pushed them into a real-time, fast-paced format.

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Happy Connected Educator Month

Kleinspiration

Within hours, we had a time coordinated that all ten of us could meet. Two days later, we all joined each other''s company in a Google Hangout to continue the conversation. Yesterday I traveled an hour down the road to meet a group of teachers and bloggers for the Michigan Meet Up.

How Video Game Theatre Sparks New Life into the Classics

MindShift

Kim and his students at the Pierrepont School in Connecticut marry the classical past and the digital now with mesmerizing performances that combine traditional literature, experimental theater and video games. Although based out of a school, EK Theater operates like a professional company.

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Output or compliance?

The Principal of Change

The basic premise (I suggest you read the whole article ) is that a 17 year old working at BlackBoard (a technology company), is ridiculed for using their phone during a meeting by some older adults, because it looks like he is texting, while he is actually taking notes.

In These Divisive Times, Program Pairs Students with Refugees Around the World

Edsurge

Image credit: Jill Armstrong) To Armstrong, the experience her students get from their regular video calls with Kharbeet is invaluable. “I Some turn to the company to support language learning, especially when native Arabic speakers are uncommon in the area, like in Kansas or North Carolina, Meyer explains. The primary purpose of NaTakallam is to meet a global need—and not the one for language services. And I say, ‘Just be nice when you meet a Syrian.

SkoleTube Extends WeVideo Partnership by Five Years Thanks to Overwhelming Success in Danish Classrooms

techlearning

The commitment comes just eighteen months after WeVideo first appeared on the SkoleTube education portal, and reflects the success of Danish students and teachers who are applying the video creation platform to transformative learning experiences.

Building Strong Relationships During the Edtech Purchasing Process

Digital Promise

As an edtech vendor, you know creating a strong working relationship between your company and any prospective client is key. You might think this is obvious—schools aren’t companies, after all. Be upfront about where you can and can’t meet a district’s needs.

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