A great comparison of Chromebooks vs Windows

Educational Technology Guy

Follow me on Twitter and Google+. 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.

Twitter EDU – The Twitter Guide

Pair-a-dimes for Your Thoughts

Twitter EDU :: Your (FREE) One-Stop-All-You-Need-To-Know-Guide to Twitter. Here is a brief description of the book: Your One-Stop-All-You-Need-To-Know-Guide to Twitter. The hardest part of Twitter is that it does not have a friendly entry point.

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

techlearning

Read his blog at bigguyinabowtie.com and follow him on Twitter @bigguyinabowtie. Apple had an event focused on education on March 27, and if anything it clarified Apple's place in the EDU market.

Basic Twitter Analysis With twXplorer

ProfHacker

There have been a number of posts here on ProfHacker about using Twitter , particularly around archiving tweets. I decided to search #RIPTwitter (a popular hashtag recently due to the changes Twitter has been proposing) to show what the tool is capable of doing.

Twitter Makeover with Before + After Pictures!

The Innovative Educator

Here’s an update on how it’s going with some comparisons of Tweets and killer Tweets. Here is a summary of my Twitter success before and after killer Tweeting: Killer Tweet Summary Regular Tweet Summary So, what are you waiting for?

Great collection of charts comparing EdTech tools

Educational Technology Guy

Follow me on Twitter and Google+. charts comparison free resources free technology for teachers

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Everything Doesn’t Always Have to Be Awesome on Social Media

Philly Teacher

It got me thinking about how I’ve been feeling catching back up on social media over the last month, and I reflected on how it felt when I first discovered Twitter back in 2009. social media twitter

Perspective

The CoolCatTeacher

Day 67 of 80 Days of Excellence From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. You THINK you have problems, then your Dad goes in the hospital. You THINK you’re tired, then you pull a couple of all-nighters.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

Build a better classroom From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. 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.

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Social Media Guide and Resources for Educators

Educational Technology Guy

Follow me on Twitter and Google+. 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.

Understanding The Deep Fake: A Troubling Trend

The CoolCatTeacher

Wesley Fryer on episode 572 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Deep fake videos are now possible. In this disturbing trend, convincing videos, audio, and photos are viewed and shared by those who somehow think you can trust what you see and hear.

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A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

However, at each level—middle school, high school, and college—these variations paled in comparison to a stunning and dismaying consistency. Claims on Twitter : Students read a tweet and explain why it might or might not be a useful source of information.

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) --. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

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. A comparison of majority-race children with and without a minority-race friend.

Microsoft Launches, quietly, new social network - So.cl

Educational Technology Guy

Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and now So.cl. I''m curious to see how this does considering Twitter and Facebook seem to rule the social networking space, with Google+ doing good, but not great yet. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. facebook social media social network twitter

Why would I want to use a backchannel?

Inquire and Inspire

One of my students suggested we open a backchannel to start our talk early and get our questions and comparisons on the "page". Do you ever wonder what your students are thinking as they watch a video clip? What''s going through their head as they listen to a guest speaker?

Social Media Cheat Sheets - free tips and more for social media sites

Educational Technology Guy

The sites include Google+, Pinterest, Twitter and Facebook and have some great tips for making them more useful and easier to use. Check them out here: [link] Related: Social Media in Education - Connect, Share, Learn, Communicate and more Twitter, Google Plus, Facebook - a nice comparison Google+ - more reasons it''s great for educators. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Schools must lead on developing digital citizenship

Neo LMS

Their educational experience is, by comparison, antiquated. I imagine they smile with bemusement as they simultaneously Google, Twitter and Snapchat below their desk, when a teacher proudly declares her lessons are now available online , or that she has created a group chat for the class.

What can you do on a Chromebook? Pretty much everything.

Educational Technology Guy

On a Chromebook you could use", and then also has Comparable Windows and Mac app for comparison. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Chromebooks are getting more and more popular in education, the workplace and at home.

It takes a village

Learning with 'e's

It''s not a new phrase, but I was reminded of it again recently by Aaron Davis , a secondary school teacher in Melbourne, who has a prolific education Twitter account. In 1962, technology use was minimal in comparison to today''s ubiquitous global digital capabilities.

Going Beyond the Hour of Code

Digital Promise

csk8 Twitter chats (K-8 CS teachers chat about designated topics on the 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of each month at 5pm PT / 8pm ET). See Code.org’s comparisons of CS curricula by grade level: elementary curricula.

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

EdTech Magazine

Educate Stakeholders About Cost Comparisons and Success Stories. Twitter. 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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A Teacher’s Guide to Communicating with Generation X, Y, and Z Parents

Waterford

In fact, 68% of all Millennials report they text “a lot” every day, in comparison to 47% of Gen Xers.[9] 2] Consider putting together a Facebook group or Twitter page for your parents to join or follow. You may know your ABCs but what about your XYZs, as in generations?

Visions and values #EEVV351

Learning with 'e's

Questions came from both inside and outside the lecture hall, as educators around the globe joined in and eavesdropped on the conversation through the module Twitter hashtag #EEVV351.

Our mutual friends

Learning with 'e's

Anyone who uses Twitter regularly will tell you that they meet many people online who have a mutual interest, and often find their connections through other people they mutually follow. Festinger Social Comparison Theory 11. This is number 28 in my series on learning theories.

New learning environments

Learning with 'e's

An inevitable comparison was made between the earlier cMOOCs (which were largely connectivist and student centred in their ethos) and the later xMOOCs (which are more commercially oriented and arguably less student centred). Generally the Twitter timeline was fast moving and thought provoking.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 117 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. I’ve included a comparison matrix with features to help you figure out what system is best for you.

10 Tips for Digital Photo Editing & Fun

The Daring Librarian

One of the things that first impressed me so much w/ PicMonkey was how responsive they are on Twitter. AND yes, Ribbet is also very communicative, responsive, & friendly on Twitter! Follow BigHugeLabs on Twitter 6.

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Social Media and Kids - what you should know - guest post

Educational Technology Guy

They should also consider how the “like” feature on Instagram can become a comparison tool for teens and a way to measure popularity or self-worth. Twitter Twitter allows users to post 280-character messages known as “tweets.” Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 118 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. I’ve included a comparison matrix with features to help you figure out what system is best for you.

Fetchnotes - simple cloud based note taking

Educational Technology Guy

Here are some screen shots: Related: Android for Education - resources, apps, tips, and more Notetaking Apps - a comparison of some of the popular ones 10 Great, Free Apps for Students for Notetaking and Class Planning Springpad, a great note taking/organizing app, gets upgraded Evernote for Education - resources, tips, how to, and more -. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Fetchnotes is a simple and easy to use, cloud based note taking app.

Assignment Planner - free Android app for Students

Educational Technology Guy

Related: 10 Great, Free Apps for Students for Notetaking and Class Planning Android for Education Resources Evernote - notetaking, web clipping, and more, on any device Comparison of some popular note taking apps Getting Students and Teachers Organized - tips and resources - includes links and resources for electronic and paper planning 10 Things Students Use Technology for in my Class. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. I just learned about Assignment Planner from Edudemic.

Google+ Cheat Sheet - shortcuts and tips

Educational Technology Guy

Follow me on Twitter and Google+. 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.

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What Students Are Actually Doing Online

Securly

This of course varies by age group: we found that younger teens (aged 13-15) spend the most time in front of their screens in comparison to other age groups. Twitter, Instagram, and Tumblr also have a large following of adolescent subscribers.

To Reach the Unreachable Star #MondayMotivation with Kim Clayton

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 116 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. I’ve included a comparison matrix with features to help you figure out what system is best for you.