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. Watch the webinar below to learn about three edtech products designed specifically for the adult learner: Cell-Ed offers mobile skills training for language, literacy, and workforce development. Learning Upgrade offers music-based mobile and classroom ESL courses. Adult Learning Blog Developers Educators Entrepreneurs

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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.

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Massive "Mobile MakerSpace" Resource

Adjusting Course

The purpose of this post is to provide the information educators inquire about most often when visiting our school (in person or from afar). Since we didn't have the luxury of designating an extra classroom as a “MakerSpace” we opted for a mobile-cart model. Fast forward to today, and we now have a fleet of 15-20 Mobile MakerSpace carts stored in our Media Center and surrounding hallways.

Buncee Goes Mobile

Technology Tidbits

Buncee is the award winning creative learning tool that educators are using worldwide in a number of different ways. Best of all, there is a educational portal that allows educators to create, manage, and track student progress and learning in real-time. Recently, Buncee released their latest iOS apps ( iPad/iPhone ) for mobile learning. Below is a demo video. I highly recommend checking out Buncee Mobile Applications by clicking here !!!

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. Mobile AR, VR, and voice technologies are creating more interactive learning experiences. And AI-powered education platforms can help to improve student engagement with global culture and history.

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.

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.

The Social Institute Unveils Curriculum for 4th Graders on SEL

eSchool News

Surveys reveal the average age kids get cell phones is ten years old, and exposure to mobile devices begins at a much younger age. For more information or to request a demo, visit www.TheSocialInstitute.com.

Quick Key Mobile Now Free: Turn Your iOS Device into a Quiz and Test Scanner

The 21st Century Principal

Quick Key Mobile is an iOS app for teachers that basically turns the iOS device into a scanner for quizzes and tests. Quick Key Mobile was created by Design by Educators, INC. This app first made a splash among teachers in March of this year when a grainy YouTube video demo of the prototype iPhone app went viral and racked over 450,000 views. For more information on Quick Key Mobile App, check it out in the iTunes App Store here.

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. Mobile AR, VR, and voice technologies are creating more interactive learning experiences. And AI-powered education platforms can help to improve student engagement with global culture and history.

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. The SDK’s VR View allows developers to embed VR content on the web as well as in their mobile apps.

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.

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.

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

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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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.

4 Augmented and Virtual Reality Projects That Point to the Future of Education

Edsurge

Education has been a recurring theme throughout the many programs of the NYC Media Lab, a public-private partnership where I serve as an Executive Director. How can teachers use immersive media to educate citizens and keep our communities vibrant? Of the many projects, collaborations and ideas to emerge from the Lab that have to do with education, a few in particular stand out: Kiwi Mobile AR Today’s high school students are more connected than ever.

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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Will eBooks Change K-12 Education

Kitaboo on EdTech

In light of these events, educational institutes realize that the only way they can keep up with technology and maintain students’ interest in education is by bringing digital technology into classrooms. Educational institutes and publishers have begun to accept that a digital book (eBook) has more potential to deliver effective education than traditional teaching methods. eBooks have the capacity and capability to transform the education model.

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EdTech Expo 16 - free educational technology conference - 2-12-16 Westchester NY

Educational Technology Guy

Ed Tech Expo 16 is a free educational technology conference being held on Friday, February 12, 2016 at the Westchester Marriot in Westchester, NY. There will be some great sessions around edtech, along with vendors with demos and products. 2016 looks to be a milestone year in educational technology. Curriculum and testing requirements are driving a move towards 1:1 and large scale mobile device deployments. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy.

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Their learning platform makes it easy for educators to build dynamic engaging lessons, deliver instruction, and then assess student learning. Below is a brief demo. learning management system mobile learning solution remote learning

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.

Otus for Remote Learning

Technology Tidbits

Their learning platform makes it easy for educators to build dynamic engaging lessons, deliver instruction, and then assess student learning. Below is a brief demo. learning management system mobile learning remote learning

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Their learning platform makes it easy for educators to build dynamic engaging lessons, deliver instruction, and then assess student learning. Below is a brief demo. learning management system mobile learning remote learning

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

Edsurge

It was an edtech entrepreneur’s dream on Wednesday at Intel’s Education Accelerator Demo Day. The idea behind doing the accelerator is that this is an opportunity for us to share with [the startups] what we know about education, but it really is also giving us a portfolio of solutions we can bring to our customers,” says Intel’s VP and General Manager of Government and Education John Galvin. Education Technology Entrepreneurship Edtech Business

Are eTextbooks The Next Big Thing in K-12 Education?

Kitaboo on EdTech

Basically, there’s interaction happening, and that is what attracts them towards a mobile phone. Slowly but surely, they have realized that smartphones and tablets can also be utilized for educational purposes, and that’s how etextbooks became mainstream. Today there are many educational institutes that have incorporated etextbooks as part of their curriculum. Here’s more on Is Online Education Better than Traditional Education? REQUEST DEMO READ MORE.

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Otus for Remote Learning

Technology Tidbits

Their learning platform makes it easy for educators to build dynamic engaging lessons, deliver instruction, and then assess student learning. Below is a brief demo. learning management system mobile learning remote learning

Otus for Remote Learning

Technology Tidbits

Their learning platform makes it easy for educators to build dynamic engaging lessons, deliver instruction, and then assess student learning. Below is a brief demo. learning management system mobile learning remote learning

Why the Boldest Ideas in Education Come From Underrepresented Entrepreneurs

Edsurge

At Camelback Ventures ’ latest showcase, there were no hackneyed “hockey stick” graphs boasting viral adoption—as one often sees at startup pitchfests and demo days. Part of what I believe to be the truth,” Camelback’s founder and CEO, Aaron Walker tells EdSurge, “is that education is a long-tail game. Amouzou hopes to launch a full-time school in 2019 to serve 400 students, with the support of partners including The Colorado Education Initiative, mindSpark Learning and AltSchool.

Otus for Remote Learning

Technology Tidbits

Their learning platform makes it easy for educators to build dynamic engaging lessons, deliver instruction, and then assess student learning. Below is a brief demo. learning management system mobile learning remote learning

New generation of Chromebooks designed for millions of students and educators

eSchool News

[Editor’s Note: At Bett , one of the largest education technology conferences in the world, Google is announcing a new line of Chromebooks for education. Today both Chromebooks and Classroom are used by more than 20 million teachers and students, and we’re excited to announce that G Suite for Education has now reached 70 million active users. USB-C charging: We heard from educators that multiple chargers and slow charging wastes precious time for students.

Otus for Remote Learning

Technology Tidbits

Their learning platform makes it easy for educators to build dynamic engaging lessons, deliver instruction, and then assess student learning. Below is a brief demo. learning management system mobile learning remote learning

5 Ways to Use Learning Analytics in K-12 Education

Kitaboo on EdTech

Whether it is eLearning or classroom learning, one cannot determine the effectiveness of the education provided, only on the basis of assessment scores. It is time that the education sector also adapts this technique to improve the knowledge delivery and learning process. What is Learning Analytics and Why is it Used in Education? Listed below are 5 Ways to Use Learning Analytics in K-12 Education: 1. REQUEST DEMO READ MORE.

Buncee for Education

Technology Tidbits

Buncee for Education is the web portal for educators looking to use Buncee w/ their classroom. Buncee is a wonderful learning tool that allows educators to "flip" a lesson, use for project based and blended learning, digital storytelling, and much much more. This is a simple to use presentation/creation tool that students are using on the web or iOS mobile device to create stunning projects through a drag-n-drop interface. Below is a brief demo.

5 Educational Technology Trends for Digital Classrooms in 2017

Kitaboo on EdTech

ubiquitous, mobile learning becomes an impactful way of learning f?r It is no surprise then that mobile learning ?? r than ever globally in school and higher education. However, like most aspects of educational technology, m-Learning is a rapidly changing field. n educator trying to k??? Here are some Mobile Learning trends that are changing the face of 21st-century learning: Educational Gaming. be educational. n educational g?m??