Google Classroom Bootcamp Duo Demo: Student and Teacher Views

The CoolCatTeacher

Alice Keeler and Vicki Davis demo both sides of Google Classroom From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter As so many of us schools are having to move quickly to Google Classroom, Alice Keeler sat down with me recently to do what we’re calling a “duo demo.”

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Make the Most of Accelerator Demo Days and Improve Your Chance of Success

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

An ed-tech company CEO shares the pros and cons of demo day, and how to use these presentation as a springboard for investment and impact. The post Make the Most of Accelerator Demo Days and Improve Your Chance of Success appeared first on Market Brief.

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Powerful Edtech for Adult Learners: Three Product Demos

Digital Promise

A recent report from SRI found that not only do educators see great potential for edtech, but learners also really like using edtech tools. The post Powerful Edtech for Adult Learners: Three Product Demos appeared first on Digital Promise. Adult Learning Blog Developers Educators EntrepreneursTechnology can be a powerful tool for improving access to learning for adult learners.

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Online YC Demo Day Includes A Byju’s Rival, Quiz Bowl App, Parenting Advice Platform

Edsurge

COVID-19 led to a more demure, online-only version of startup accelerator Y Combinator’s demo day event this week for its winter cohort. Here’s a look at some of the education-related companies “presenting” among the 197 companies in YC’s winter 2020 batch. They also founded a business-to-business company bought by a chain of educational institutes within three years of launch.

Personalized Learning “Twister”: A Future of Learning Live Demo in Dallas

EdNews Daily

If you ask a dozen educators to define personalized learning, you’ll no doubt get some enthusiastic answers, and all twelve will probably be different. Like everything else in education, the devil is in the details. By Charles Sosnik.

Science Fix - resources, lessons, demos for science

Educational Technology Guy

This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. ScienceFix is a great resource for science teachers, or anyone interested in science. It is targeted towards middle school, but can be used at different levels. It is run by a science teacher. It has science lessons, links, video demonstrations and web projects on science. There are a lot of great resources here. The video demonstrations alone are great to use as an engagement tool, or as part of a lesson.

Label 59 - free web based presentations and demos

Educational Technology Guy

This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. Label 59 is a free, web app that lets you annotate photos with interactive labels. It''s easy to use and actually pretty fun. It''s easy to use. Add your photo, add the markers for your labels, add some features, add actions for each marker and then publish it. When you are done and publish your work, you get a direct link to share with people. You can also download a Zip folder with all the related files in the premium plan.

Intro to Chromebook Interface Demo

Hansen's Link to Tech

There are many benefits to this device Price Speed (Loading, Logging, Processing, Multitasking) Integrates perfectly with Google Apps for Education (GAFE) schools and districts. Chromebook Google Apps for Education Google Chrome This year and especially for the next couple years more and more schools and the general public will continue to hear more about the Chromebook and how it will be integrated in schools.

Video Demos: How Minorities in Tech Can Inspire Students to Follow

MindShift

CodeNow, a nonprofit coding education organization founded in 2011, recently launched a YouTube channel of explainer videos starring students like Robinson and Boahen. Marcus Robinson comes off as an earnest, competent guy in his explainer videos. He looks like he has a good sense of humor — he might even be a bit of a joker with his friends — but he can also clearly get immersed in a project when he’s passionate about it.

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Video Demo of Apple TV in Clinical Setting

SpeechTechie

This is useful for "dedicated" speech-language apps (such as Tactus'' Conversation TherAppy , shown here) as well as creative application of any apps that provide a visual context for speech, language, or social communication, as well as overall client education.

42 Distance Learning and Inspiring Resources for Educators

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Over the past months, many educators have been sharing resources, best practices, and more about distance learning.

3 Emerging Technologies That Will Reshape Education in 2019

Wisewire

Education and cutting-edge technologies are core to the many programs at NYC Media Lab , where we lead university-corporate partnerships, communications and events. 5G technology and edge computing will reshape education with lightning speeds. And AI-powered education platforms can help to improve student engagement with global culture and history. Read on for three use cases of emerging technologies in education, and check out our recent prototyping projects here.

Transforming Educator Practice through Micro-credentials

Digital Promise

In the ever-evolving classroom environment, we as educators must constantly refine and adapt our practice to meet the needs of every student. Whether through Pinterest boards, YouTube lesson demos, or conversations with colleagues in the faculty lounge, I find myself and my fellow teachers increasingly turning to informal, unconventional methods to develop and hone our craft. I believe micro-credentials offer tremendous value to educators.

How Education Technology Will Revolutionize Learning

Kitaboo on EdTech

The school, in turn, cannot turn its back on this new reality, but must incorporate educational technology into pedagogical practices. For this, educators need to seek information and knowledge. Some educators may think that the rise of technological tools is replacing professionals.

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Is Online Education Better than Traditional Education?

Kitaboo on EdTech

Educational institutes have been practicing the traditional teaching method since ages. Which means, it is time for educational institutes to bring some changes to its teaching methods. A popular alternative to traditional education is online education or eLearning. The online education model is basically trying to overcome the disadvantages of the traditional education system, while also providing additional benefits. REQUEST DEMO READ MORE.

EdTechTeam Maryland Summit Featuring Google for Education [Register Now] w/ @adambellow @kleinerin @kylepace

Kleinspiration

We invite you to join us for the EdTechTeam Maryland Summit Featuring Google for Education - click here to register and read more - Open to attendees from around the globe LEARN MORE The Summit includes two keynote presentations, 8 breakout sessions, a demo slam competition and a closing capstone session. Adam Bellow gafe google education Kyle Pace learning maryland summit google professional learning teaching

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Guest Post: Is Virtual Reality For Education All Hype?

EdTech4Beginners

Google with their Google Expeditions, Nearpod, zSpace , MEL Science are tutoring school teachers on how to adopt the technology to increase levels of interactivity in education. zSpace has been doing demos for teachers throughout the US where you can opt in at the nearest location. According to a GreenlightVR repor t, 64% of consumers are ready for the education industry to adopt VR to increase the quality of training and materials in science.

3 Emerging Technologies that will Reshape Education in 2019

Edsurge

Education and cutting-edge technologies are core to the many programs at NYC Media Lab , where we lead university-corporate partnerships, communications and events. 5G technology and edge computing will reshape education with lightning speeds. And AI-powered education platforms can help to improve student engagement with global culture and history. Read on for three use cases of emerging technologies in education, and check out our recent prototyping projects here.

Kitaboo College – Enabling Higher Education with Technology

Kitaboo on EdTech

The requirements of a higher education institution such as a college or a university are quite different from that of a K-12 institution. Therefore, the education provided in colleges and universities must be at par with the requirements of the job market. REQUEST DEMO READ MORE.

Top 7 Innovations in K-12 Education

Kitaboo on EdTech

The education sector has undergone significant changes in the last decade. By incorporating technology into K-12 education model, institutes are aiming to improve the teaching and learning processes in schools and universities. Let us have a look at top 7 innovations in K-12 education: 1. Educational institutes can use these digital content libraries as part of their course modules to enrich the teaching experience. REQUEST DEMO READ MORE.

3 Reasons Educators Should Become a Level 1 Google Certified Educator – From Ben

EdTechTeacher

As schools adopt Google Apps for Education, there is a desire by teachers to learn how to effectively use the GAFE tools in their classrooms. Google understands this need and provides the Google for Education Online Training Center for educators to explore, polish their skills and expand their knowledge of GAFE. Educators have full access to many different units of study and self-check quizzes for no additional cost.

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Which Virtual Reality Headset Is Perfect For Education?

EdTech4Beginners

Education has moved on from pencils, pens and paper – and onto the virtual age with interactive white boards and tablets. Furthering the frontier of technology in education is Virtual Reality, a computer-generated simulation of a 3D environment that can be interacted with in a physical way by a person using special electronic equipment , ordinarily goggles. There’s also a brief and easy-to-understand tutorial demo that shows you briefly how to use it.

Income Share Agreements Dominate Y Combinator’s Latest Education Graduates

Edsurge

The education industry’s current fascination with income share agreements—in which students typically pay a percent of their future income in lieu of upfront tuition—is no better exemplified than in the current crop of graduates from Y Combinator. More than half of the accelerator’s current education companies offer ISAs to attract students to their services. What a great model—it’s an amazing education for people for free,” says Geoff Ralston, president of Y Combinator. “We

Roybi Raises $4.2 Million Seed Round to Produce Educational Robots

Edsurge

In a rare demo of its abilities, Robyi’s founder and CEO, Elnaz Sarraf, listens to the robot name colors, animals and their accompanying noises while displaying pictures on its torso. The company has also participated in several education technology accelerator programs, including xEdu in Finland and Edstart by Amazon Web Services. Education Technology Data Privacy English Language Learning Financing

Virtual Reality Apps for Education

Educational Technology Guy

Google Cardboard and Google Expeditions are the two most popular, but here are some more great VR apps for education: (these are links to the Google Play store, but they all have iOS versions also) Cardboard (free) Cardboard puts virtual reality on your smartphone. Try out a set of included demos as well • Earth: Fly where your fancy takes you on Google Earth. Real Uses of Virtual Reality in Education: How Schools are Using VR.

7 Ways Data-Fueled PLCs Are Transforming Education

Edsurge

Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) have long supported teachers in their career development, but with the help of technology, they’re now transforming education itself. We spoke with educators around the country and discovered seven ways that PLCs are transforming teaching and learning in schools. By setting measurable objectives, educators can use meetings to work together, track progress, and achieve shared teaching goals.

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Education Galaxy

Technology Tidbits

Education Galaxy is an innovative online platform for helping students grades K-6 achieve mastery/success in their subjects. Also, Education Galaxy makes it easy to assess student's performance and differentiate instruction through their online portal. Students can even use Education Galaxy for "self paced learning" as any question that is answered wrong a detailed explantation is given to help reinforce learning. Below is a brief demo.

Yeehaw! JiJi Shares New ST Math with Texas Educators

MIND Research Institute

JiJi—ST Math’s lovable penguin mascot—was so excited to join Texas educators during the week of February 3rd at TCEA 2020 , one of the nation’s leading edtech conferences. Technology and education is no longer a walkway.

Top Trends Higher Education Textbook Publishers Must Follow

Kitaboo on EdTech

The state of the US higher education market looks slightly subdued on account of the fact that the government has reduced funding for higher education. billion cut in funding for the education department, compared to a 10% decrease in 2019. This has led to higher education textbook publishers facing the brunt as that’s the only area where students and institutes can reduce their spends, by opting for digital textbooks instead. REQUEST DEMO READ MORE.

Education Galaxy

Technology Tidbits

Education Galaxy is an innovative online platform for helping students grades K-6 achieve mastery/success in their subjects. Also, Education Galaxy makes it easy to assess student's performance and differentiate instruction through their online portal. Students can even use Education Galaxy for "self paced learning" as any question that is answered wrong a detailed explantation is given to help reinforce learning. Below is a brief demo.

10 Must-Have Features of an Online Education Platform

Kitaboo on EdTech

An online education platform is meant for delivery of educational content to students. This high demand has resulted in the production and availability of many such online education platforms in the market, putting educational institutions in a dilemma. So, here are the must-have features of an online education platform. Though it’s an online education platform, it must also be accessible offline. The online education platform must be device agnostic.

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First EduJedi Training Orientation Video is Now Available to Every Educator

EdNews Daily

educators who follow Special Reports for professional growth from the Learning Counsel. The video is focused on what is happening in the Education sector. It’s also about the future survival of public education as we know it.

Pre-K Learning: Enhancing Education with Digital Technology

Kitaboo on EdTech

Research confirms that the quality of education and learning received by children in their early years of childhood is essential for their overall development. When that window is closed, the opportunities decrease, and educational success becomes harder. Related: 8 Trends in Education Technology That Will Have A Major Impact | 2019. Many educators believe that digital involvement in learning can be harmful to children and thus reduce their concentration.

Benefits of STEM Education and Publishing

Kitaboo on EdTech

Focused on educating children about the four significant disciplines, STEM publishing has a wide-open market. To put it simply, STEM publishing refers to delivering STEM education through published textbooks, papers, and journals in an imaginative and educative manner. For instance, study programs that offer educative yet straightforward engineering experiments for kids provide opportunities to children to explore and experience how STEM concepts relate to real life.

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Education Galaxy

Technology Tidbits

Education Galaxy is an innovative online platform for helping students grades K-6 achieve mastery/success in their subjects. Also, Education Galaxy makes it easy to assess student's performance and differentiate instruction through their online portal. Students can even use Education Galaxy for "self paced learning" as any question that is answered wrong a detailed explantation is given to help reinforce learning. Below is a brief demo.