Why You Shouldn’t Babysit Kids with Tablets! (And What to Do Instead)

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Advice about Tablets and Young Children: What Works and Warnings from an Expert. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Young children engrossed in tablet devices. The post Why You Shouldn’t Babysit Kids with Tablets!

Company Offers Free Facial Recognition Software to Boost School Security

EdTech Magazine

Company Offers Free Facial Recognition Software to Boost School Security. Last month, RealNetworks , the streaming media company that garnered attention in the ‘90s and early 2000s for developing the first audio streaming solution , announced it would offer its facial recognition software, SAFR , for free to over 100,000 school districts. Twitter. eli.zimmerman_9856. Fri, 08/03/2018 - 13:47. With the wave of school shootings that have swept the U.S.

Kindergarten Kindness Superheroes and the DNA of Kindergarteners

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Laurie McIntosh on episode 374 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Now, that’s good stuff for every K-2nd grade iPad or Google Play enabled tablet! Twitter: @lauriesmcintosh.

iPads to Differentiate Instruction in Early Elementary Education

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Emily Lynch on episode 372 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Now, that’s good stuff for every K-2nd grade iPad or Google Play enabled tablet! Twitter: @MissLynch_MB.

Gaming in Early Elementary Education in Australia

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Helen Kardiasmenos on episode 373 of the 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Now, that’s good stuff for every K-2nd grade iPad or Google Play enabled tablet! Twitter: @helenkardia.

150+ Digital Activities for the K-2 Classroom Inside One Simple App

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For iPad and Google Play Tablet Devices of All Kinds From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. The challenge for many K-2 to teachers who have tablets in their classroom is finding the right app.

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Motivating Teachers to Be Excellent in the K-2 Classroom

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Karen Lirenman on episode 371 of the 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Now, that’s good stuff for every K-2nd grade iPad or Google Play enabled tablet! Twitter: @klirenman.

3DBear Review: The Augmented Reality Classroom Pro

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From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Teaching in augmented reality (AR) for the past several years has been a bit of a challenge, in my opinion, as is often the case with new technologies. First, 3D bear is a free download for smartphones and tablets.

Top Tips for Fast Formative Assessment that Works

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From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. GradeCam also works with laptops, desktops, tablets and any device that has a camera connected to wifi. You’re teaching your heart out.

AR/VR in K–12: Schools Use Immersive Technology for Assistive Learning

EdTech Magazine

Technology helps educators give each student the attention he or she needs, through tools such as online learning modules, personal tablets and, now, virtual and augmented reality. . Companies such as Microsoft have developed tools for using their virtual reality headsets in just this way.

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

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A special Valentine's Day Episode of 10MT with Links to Tools and Tech I Use From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. iKross Tripod with adapters for smartphones, tablets, GoPro, and DSLR Camera – [link].

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10 Ways to Tackle Back to School Like a Pro

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Engage and Organize from Day 1 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. 6 – Get the Perfect Stylus for your Tablet. Sketchnoting and drawing on tablets are becoming very popular.

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10 Tips for teachers to make the most of ISTE

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Setting goals such as “find out new ways to connect with my students” means that you will have a strong base to plan your session attendance, talk to edtech companies, and generally have a more productive time during the days of the event.

Engaging Kindergartners with Technology: Augmented Reality, Ipads, QR Codes and More

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Greg Smedley on episode 232 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Most of the kids are completely familiar with iPads and tablets and phones, so we have some iPads in the classroom with some folders.

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Q&A: Justina Nixon-Saintil on How Investment Can Improve Equity in STEM Education

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By 2019, Verizon expects to have 150 schools participating in the Verizon Innovative Learning program , the company’s initiative to improve STEM education, according to a recent announcement. . Twitter.

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20 Ways to Have a Summer That Matters

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From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Today I want to challenge your thinking about your summer. Tweak Your Tablet for Learning My favorite way to read blogs, magazines and such is Flipboard. You can also find a Twitter chat that might suit you.

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Project Pals: The Perfect PBL Software for Project Based Learning

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PBL Software Review From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Project Pals is perfect for any student capable of using an electronic tablet, Chromebook, or device to create and share.

How to Use Metaverse: Awesome Augmented Reality and New Features

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From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Metaverse is a powerful augmented reality (AR) programming app for classrooms. They’ll see that first screen Immediately on their phone or tablet.

TONS of #RightDevice Tech Resources from @IntelEDU 's New Learning Community to Support Teachers!

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I was recently contacted by Intel, a technology company that hopes to assist educators all over the world with their newest technological advancements and devices. As an added bonus, they will be donating a tablet to one of our lucky readers.

Learn Why Edsby Is A Great Learning Management System For Your School | @Edsby

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About Company. Students and parents can check grades, attendance, homework and more from a web browser, tablet or mobile phone. Company website: [link]. Twitter: https://twitter.com/edsby. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/edsby.

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K–12's Digital Transformation Is Giving Libraries a Modern Makeover

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With so many school districts going one-to-one with tablets or laptops , libraries are the new meeting space for tech-enabled teamwork. Libraries may apply annually through the federal Universal Service Administrative Company for eligible components to bolster high-speed internet. . Please join the discussion on Twitter by using the #ConnectIT hashtag. Twitter. K–12's Digital Transformation Is Giving Libraries a Modern Makeover. eli.zimmerman_9856.

Metaverse for Augmented Reality: Program and Breakout in Augmented Reality

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A sponsored review of a tool I'm using to teach programming From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Also, I learned about Twitter, I did the same thing.

Technology Helps Teachers Prevent and Mitigate Bad Behavior in the Classroom

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With each student using a tablet or notebook computer, it’s impossible for teachers to keep watch over every screen at once during a quiz — creating an opportunity for students to open a web browser and look up the answers. . Twitter.

10 Top Teacher Appreciation Week Ideas (and a Way to Save Money on Them)

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I love the “exit slip” Twitter board idea that many teachers are using in elementary classes. Students write down a 140 character or less answer to the final question and post it on the Twitter board. See this Pinterest Board for Twitter board/ exit slip ideas.

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Live: Choosing the Best Audio Equipment For Your School using Califone Products

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Why is Califone an important company to get to know in your school district? Twitter: https://twitter.com/califone. TPT Tablet: [link]. This year at ISTE 2015, I had the pleasure of reuniting with Tim Rigway from Califone.

Fingerprint: Brand New Apps For Kids and Their Grownups

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Here is an exclusive sneak peek video of this great company, which allows us to really have a good insight into what our kids are doing on their tablets and smart phones. Follow on Twitter Like on Facebook.

K–12 Districts Turn to Professional Services After 1:1 Rollouts

EdTech Magazine

The company continues to provide ongoing support; Keeling says the district probably calls them two or three times a week. “It’s Hoxie is now a one-to-one school district, featuring low-cost laptops such as the Lenovo 100e or convertible touch-screen tablets like the Lenovo 300e.

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Mindful Tracking Cookie Policies Improve K—12 Data Security

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Some companies are already offering clear pathways to help cut down on tracking cookies so schools can feel more confident in maintaining their students’ privacy while still encouraging the use of online resources and devices in classrooms. Twitter.

Flip Grid: 6 Fun Ideas to Engage Learners in Conversation with Teryl Magee

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Episode 117 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

Conceptboard - visual collaboration on ideas and documents

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I just found out about Conceptboard , a cool visual collaboration tool, from the company itself. Conceptboard is a cloud-based service that works on PCs, laptops, tablets, and more. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Today's Newsletter: What does 5G Have to do With Edtech?

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Beginning today through April 15th, the company is calling on the public to nominate a local middle school in need for the opportunity to become a Verizon Innovative Learning school. Winners receive in-depth and ongoing teacher training, curriculum guides, tablets and 5G data plans.

QuickOffice mobile office app launches new help site

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It is available for Android, iOS, Symbian and webOS, with HD versions for Tablets. for tablet). It is a great app and the company has always been very responsive to user feature requests and help. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. QuickOffice is an excellent app that allows you to read, view, edit, and create documents, spreadsheets and presentations. The free Quickoffice Lite allows you to view documents, but most people will want the full Pro version ($14.99

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

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Sponsored by SMART Technologies From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. A challenge with smaller computer screens, tablets, and smartphones is that screen real-estate seems to be shrinking.

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Metaverse–Education Game-changer

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Download the app to your phone, tablet, or Chromebook. Once the experience is completed, publish to Facebook, Twitter, an LMS, or share the link. Know that I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend. .

kanban2go - free visual task management and organization

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It''s simple and easy to use and accessible online from computer, tablet or smartphone (mobile site, not app). You can collaborate with others on the tasks and sync your tasks with Google Calendar , iCal, Outlook, Evernote and share your boards through email or on Twitter.