A great comparison of Chromebooks vs Windows

Educational Technology Guy

I''m a huge believer and user of Chromebooks in education. Even with the huge popularity of Chromebooks, there are still a lot of people who don''t understand them or think that they can''t do a lot of things.

Free School Broadband Comparison Tool

techlearning

Updates to the school broadband comparison tool make finding what neighboring and similar school districts are paying for broadband services even easier.

“Deficit Comparisons” To “Abundance Introspection”

The Principal of Change

This is a critical shift from “deficit comparisons” (why don’t I have that?) Understanding and Responding to the Larger Societal Context abundance introspections Dean Shareski deficit comparisons digital footprints ken shelton Madison Holleran

Comparisons Among Siblings And The Effect It Has On Children

EdSense

If you grew up with a sibling, chances are, you’re not privy to comparisons in the house. Comparison among siblings is so naturally practiced in households, that it isn’t even given a second thought, or pondered over. The Unhealthy Comparison Parents Make.

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

Comparison of Teachers vs. Students

Tech Helpful

Oftentimes I hear teachers complain that they don't have time to learn a new software platform, research new techniques, create lesson plans to meet the needs of a wider variety of students.

Interactive whiteboards: A Comparison + Some Alternatives

The Innovative Educator

Budget conscious decision-makers should evaluate all available options before moving forward with a purchase. Comparison : SMART Boards Promethean interactive whiteboards Apple TV/iPad combination with AirPlay Document Cameras Chromebook with Chromecast I want more ».

K-12 District Spending Analysis Raises Red Flag About ESSA School Comparisons

Marketplace K-12

The study of how districts track spending for each school found that it is difficult to make "apples-to-apples" comparisons of expenditures among schools in a system. The post K-12 District Spending Analysis Raises Red Flag About ESSA School Comparisons appeared first on Market Brief.

U.S. Adults Outperformed by Rest of Developed World in Numeracy, New Comparison Finds

Marketplace K-12

By comparison, the international averages at each level of education attainment were 237, 268, and 296 points, respectively. Adults Outperformed by Rest of Developed World in Numeracy, New Comparison Finds appeared first on Market Brief. Regarding numeracy, U.S.

The Big 3's War Over EDU: A Comparison of Apple, Google, and Microsoft

techlearning

Apple had an event focused on education on March 27, and if anything it clarified Apple's place in the EDU market. With that, I think it's worth taking a look at where each of the three big companies stands in regards to Ed.

Portal Looks to Help Districts Comparison Shop for Ed-Tech Devices

Marketplace K-12

The Learning Accelerator has worked with between 25-30 companies to create the "pricing database.'. Ed-tech Online Learning Procurement mobile devices digitaleducation edtech hardware learningaccelerator procurement

Your classroom does not have to be Pinterest-worthy: Stay reflective on the WHY & avoid comparison

The Cornerstone Blog

I did it already, but mine looks amateurish in comparison. Oh hey, I have a set-up similar to that…but my handwriting is atrocious, and it’s not colorful, and basically my version looks like total crap in comparison. So we hand wrote and handmade everything and it all looked pretty awful in comparison to today’s standards. We are the ones looking at all the different ideas and allowing ourselves to fall into the comparison trap. Can I make a confession?

The U.S. has more memorizers

Dangerously Irrelevant

Learning and Teaching Mind Dump international comparisons learning math PISA

Try Fun and Games with Formative Assessment

MiddleWeb

Assessment It's Not Easy Being Tween 25 word summary Cheryl Mizerny comparisons creativity formative assessment Incredible Shrinking Text Quizizz Socrative word cloudsFormative assessment can be fun. Yes, FUN, writes teacher Cheryl Mizerny.

Great collection of charts comparing EdTech tools

Educational Technology Guy

charts comparison free resources free technology for teachers Richard Byrne has created some great charts comparing EdTech tools over at his blog, He has charts comparing: Alternatives to Google Image Search Backchannel and informal assessment tools Building classroom websites Building classroom blogs Creating multimedia textbooks Creating multimedia quizzes Audio editing tools Multimedia timeline tools Mind-mapping tools Mobile video creation apps Head on over and take a look.

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From FDR to Donald Trump: A Jump Too Far?

MiddleWeb

FDR’s “Four Freedoms” speech in 1941 versus Donald Trump’s debate performances this year: meaningful connection or unfair comparison? Sarah Cooper describes her recent lesson and presents her new ground rules for history and current event mashups.

Put your transcripts to work for you with Parchment

Kleinspiration

It also will help a student draw comparisons between colleges, and provide the student with a projection of what their chances of getting in are, compared against other applicants. College Comparisons College Credentials Transcripts Growing up as a military child, I moved around quite a bit. My family moved from Ohio to Michigan to the Philippines to Mississippi to Louisiana , then to Alabama , and finally back to Michigan , where I’ve stayed.

In the market for a 360° camera? Look no further!

EdTechnocation.com

I thought it might be helpful to others if there existed a comparison chart of all the affordable 360° cameras out there. Read further for my top pick and a handy (and constantly updated) comparison chart! 360 camera Cardboard chart comparison Virtual Reality VR

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Learning with 'e's

In this post, we explore the work of Leon Festinger , namely social comparison theory. This is social comparison, and influences the way we behave and think, the clothes we wear and even the way we speak. 1954) A theory of social comparison processes.

Programming Game Explores the Role of Humans in the Future

techlearning

7 Billion Humans includes many programming concepts such as basic movement and operations, if/then/else conditional statements, memory, comparisons, loops, and more

West Meets East: Expert Teachers’ Best Practices

MiddleWeb

Book Reviews Chinese & American Teaching ASCD Catherine Little Chinese teachers James Stronge Leslie Grant Patricia Popp pedagogy comparisons Susan Schwartz US teachers Xianxuan Xu Yaling Sun

Reciprocity learning

Learning with 'e's

The psychologist Leon Festinger developed social comparison theory - a theory that attempted to explain how people relate to each other psychologically.

Planet Earth App Ideal for Structured or Open-Ended Learning

techlearning

World habitat app full of intriguing visual comparisons, useful data. Techlearning Resources App of the Day

A great lesson, exploring how websites have changed over time

EdTech4Beginners

I have made a simple comparison sheet for you: To extend the children, ask them WHY it has changed. Who remembers the film Space Jam? Believe it or not, the original website, which was created in 1996, still exists!

How Countries Make Higher Ed Affordable: What the Data Shows

Edsurge

While it is right to seek international comparisons, the piece was misleading by relying too heavily on anecdotes and failing to give enough context about the rules of the road for higher education in the countries featured.

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Why Bloomz is the Best Parent-Teacher Communication System for Me (and Probably You)

The CoolCatTeacher

In this blog post, I’m going to share three things: Comparison with Other Apps – How does Bloomz compare to other tools? See a full comparison of every feature. Jessica Meacham has a comparison of all of the parent-teacher communication systems.

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Google+ Cheat Sheet - shortcuts and tips

Educational Technology Guy

Google+ is Google''s social network. I use it to connect to other educators, IT directors, EdTech personnel, tech companies and edtech groups. It''s easy to use and has more features than other social networks. Here is a great cheat sheet with shortcuts and tips for using Google+.

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Interactive White Board Apps for iPad: ScreenChomp, ShowMe, Educreations

Kleinspiration

Screen Chomp by TechSmith Labs ( click here ) Show Me ( click here ) Educreations ( click here ) Cross-Comparison of the 3 Apps - All Truly are Great!

Improve Your Performance, Visibility and Control with WAN Optimization

SecurEdge Networks Mobility Blog

Measured as quantities of data and endpoint distances, optimization generates improved transfer efficiencies, in comparison to other methods. Wide Area Network Optimization and Data.

Google Apps Admin Console gets a new look

Educational Technology Guy

Here are some resources to help you with the new layout: Google Apps Admin Support page on the new layout Comparison of Old and New Layouts (great resource - side by side views of old and new version) --.

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AI in the classroom: Are we there yet?

Neo LMS

In his BETT talk , Joel Hellermark, founder of Sana technologies of Sweden, and all-round AI-prodigy, (not to be ageist but at 22, his approach, clear insight and success is quite astounding), defines machine learning via neural networks using a simple comparison: Deep Blue versus AlphaGo.

Please Stop Calling It “Digital Content”!

More Verbs

Calling learning resources “content” creates a flat, erroneously equivalent comparison between learning resources and learning targets. As they should, educators are searching for online courses, apps, programs and software that will help them teach their students.

Walkthroughs And Observations: There Is A Difference

The Web20Classroom

This allows for the analysis and comparison in similar situations. Notes of what is taking place in that classroom during that time are taken and the only comparison that is made is between one teacher against the standards.

Social Media Guide and Resources for Educators

Educational Technology Guy

Social Media is an incredible resource for education. Educators can learn, share, connect and more with educators from around the world. They can collaborate and communicate with students, parents, and colleagues. There are many different social media networks, and lots of ways to use them.

Meeting the needs of introverted students with e-learning

Neo LMS

The traditional classroom encourages competition between students but pointing out winners and losers and making comparisons about who’s better than whom is not something introverted students appreciate.

En Plen D’Air

Battelle for Kids

This comparison to what was a revolution in painting is a natural allegory to today's education. April 28, 2015, Volume 2, Issue 6, Number 1. Driving Question: How can today's schools deepen local partnerships in the community? There is an old French school of painting, called En plen d'air , which—when translated literally— means "in the open air."

K–12 Leaders Get Creative to Make the Case for Network Upgrades

EdTech Magazine

Educate Stakeholders About Cost Comparisons and Success Stories. K–12 Leaders Get Creative to Make the Case for Network Upgrades. eli.zimmerman_9856. Thu, 06/20/2019 - 12:02.

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Social Media in Education Resources and Guides

Educational Technology Guy

Social Media is an incredible resource for education. Educators can learn, share, connect and more with educators from around the world. They can collaborate and communicate with students, parents, and colleagues. There are many different social media networks, and lots of ways to use them.

Perspective

The CoolCatTeacher

Sometimes as I work with children who live in perpetual cataclysmic calamity, I wonder how they will be equipped for life when these problems which pale in comparison to the Technicolor trauma of later life are rocking their world to the core.

Empatico: A Breakthrough Way to Promote Empathy (And It’s Free)

The CoolCatTeacher

A comparison of majority-race children with and without a minority-race friend. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Empatico is a free platform, targeted to students aged 7-11, that helps classrooms connect in powerful ways.