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


Now he’s at Syracuse University studying software engineering. “My Major tech companies, such as Twitter, Facebook and Google, count African-Americans as roughly two percent of the workforce , despite constituting more than 13 percent of the U.S.

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This software turns old laptops into new Chromebooks

eSchool News

Using device-agnostic software called Neverware, districts are breathing new life into old laptops. I ran into Neverware ,” says Ojeda, “and saw a demo of an older Dell 640 running Windows 7 and booting up in about 30 to 45 seconds.

L??K -- No Software! Animation Created Using Google Docs

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

This short Google Demo Slam clip shows what can be done in Google Docs. I think some of our students would take off with Google Presentations. (??? ? animation Google docs Google presentation

Google Assistant and Edwin Want To Be Your Next English Tutor


Google Assistant can remind users about appointments, turn off TVs, and help drivers manage tasks from behind the wheel. Google is investing in the education startup Edwin , an AI-powered English tutor that was one of eight education technology companies to come out of Y Combinator’s latest demo day. The undisclosed investment is part of a new program Google has set up to bring early-stage startups and their ideas to Google Assistant.

How Great is MS Office Mix

Ask a Tech Teacher

I loved the demo I watched, cried a bit that it wouldn’t work for me, and then forgot about it. To set up educator accounts through Office for Education (which requires a school sign-up), all students need is a Google or Microsoft account, or just an email.

5 Reasons Why Google Vault is Not a True Archive

Gaggle Speaks

If you’re a G Suite for Education user who thinks that Google Vault will fulfill all of your eDiscovery and compliance needs, you might want to reconsider. Here are five reasons why Google Vault is not an archive. You can’t set a retention policy for files in Google Drive.

Google + Pinterest + Dropbox = [NEW] Free @appolearning (Lesson Planning Dream)!


Google. Your Personalized Google for All Digital Resources & Content! From there, login via Facebook, Google or Twitter to get started. You can get started right away, or contact them for a personal demo so YOU can become that teacher everyone turns to for recommendations.

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What the New Features in Google Vault Mean to K-12 Administrators

Gaggle Speaks

Some new Google Vault features likely caught the eye of K-12 technology directors and email administrators. The biggest announcement that certainly got our attention was that Vault is now able to retain data in Google Drive. Google set storage limits for all of their users.

Why You Should Backup & Archive Google Drive and Microsoft OneDrive

Gaggle Speaks

Last month’s announcement that Vault now supports Google Drive finally recognizes that G Suite users keep information in more places than their inbox, yet many school districts still focus their attention on archiving just email communications. . When it comes to backing up and archiving Google Drive or its competitor, Microsoft OneDrive, the good news is that there are plenty of similarities to email as you move beyond the inbox.

3 Emerging Technologies That Will Reshape Education in 2019


An AI software, IVOW aims to help lower bias in algorithmic identification. Ardalan presented the IVOW demo at NYC Media Lab’s annual Machines + Media conference, hosted by Bloomberg, on May 15th, 2018. In her demo, she referenced a student writing a term paper on Latin America.

6 Android Apps to Try on a Chromebook

Shake Up Learning

Google has been working to bridge the gap between the tablet and laptop by allowing us to use Android apps on a Chromebook. Google sent me one of these to demo during one of my ISTE presentations, but I had to return it to Google (sad face). Google Classroom.

Classroom Tech Can Drive Student Engagement—But Schools Need to Choose Wisely


Instead, the district opted to facilitate the collaboration with a far more cost-effective solution: flat-panel TVs and screen mirroring software. “By Serendipity struck when Vivi , an Australia-based classroom engagement solution, reached out to Rugg offering a demo.

Three Things Teachers Need to Spot—and Stop—Plagiarism


Teachers’ options include checking for plagiarism manually or using time-saving software designed for this very purpose. Plagiarism-detection software can address the most pressing needs of classroom educators faced with assessing students’ written work. Doing this manually involves selecting pieces of text and using Google search to identify possible matches. Some educators prefer this approach, as it doesn’t require purchasing or using any software.

Which Virtual Reality Headset Is Perfect For Education?


The front-facing camera allows the software to identify any moving or static objects in a room; this functionality can be used as part of a Chaperone safety system, which will automatically display a feed from the camera to the user to safely guide users from obstacles. Google Cardboard.

New Analytics Tool From CDW, Lightspeed Systems Helps Schools Optimize Tech Use

Educational Technology Guy

To schedule a demo, or to connect with a CDW-G educational strategist, email or visit Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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12 Projects for your STEAM program

Ask a Tech Teacher

The site includes guides for both educators and parents, extra links, and demo videos to guide students toward their goal. KidPix (software download or app). Photoshop (software download or online subscription). TuxPaint (free software download). Google Earth.

3 Emerging Technologies that will Reshape Education in 2019


An AI software, IVOW aims to help lower bias in algorithmic identification. Ardalan presented the IVOW demo at NYC Media Lab’s annual Machines + Media conference, hosted by Bloomberg, on May 15th, 2018. In her demo, she referenced a student writing a term paper on Latin America.

5 Must-Try Creativity Apps, courtesy of Nick Cusumano (edtech4theatre)

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

Google Open Gallery ( how did I miss this one? ) "Upload content and create exhibits, embed your content in websites, powerful zoom for your images."Powerful And be sure to explore ALL of the links Nick shared on our Google Rocks! Mahalo, Nick, for coming on Google Rocks!

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BioLogica - interactive Biology lessons and learning resources

Educational Technology Guy

The software will have the students explain their reasoning, help them with hints and eve suggest additional resources and material to help them. There are demos of the activities on the site and you can download a free copy of the prototype version of the software.

A ‘Safe’ Smart Speaker for Kids? Startup Chatterbox Promises to Put Privacy First


But smart speakers, such as the Amazon Echo Dot and the Google Home, which function almost like virtual assistants, come with a catch. The software is powered by a Raspberry Pi computer.

Here’s How to Have a STEM-Themed ‘Día de los Muertos’ Celebration


At Google’s Code Next lab in Oakland, Calif., This project can also be an opportunity to use graphic design software and skills to create a ofrenda (offering) candle that honors contributors of color to the fields of science and technology. Materials / Resources: Graphic design software (free online software tools) — or GIMP. Museum Of Latin American Art info ( Day of the Dead ) and Google Arts and Culture site.

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Curating Content with @appoLearning

The Web20Classroom

From there, login via Facebook, Google or Twitter to get started. You can get started right away, or contact them for a personal demo so YOU can become that teacher everyone turns to for recommendations. Curation, as many of you know, is near and dear to my heart.

Online & Virtual Whiteboards - Thoughts from 3 Bett Speakers

ViewSonic Education

As the software being used for the virtual online whiteboard can often be new within a school, there is often a requirement to produce additional resources for use within lessons. Here is a video to show you the Apple demo.

What are apps?

Hansen's Link to Tech

You may hear about apps for Google, Apple, Microsoft, or others. Apple in Education APPitic Android What: Apps for Google platform devices (Nexus 7, Samsung Galaxy, HTC, Kindle Fire, etc.) Where: Google Play How: Apps for Android devices range in a similar fashion like iTunes App Store just in with a different interface. Here you will find apps for Games, Education, Entertainment, Libraries/Demo, Media & Video, Social, Personalization, and More.

Checking Out Class Connect

The Web20Classroom

Since the school didn''t have the software in place to do what Eric wanted, he built it. So for demoing I uploaded some PDFs into a folder I created there. You will also see you can add Google Docs here.

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The Case For Backing Up Your Calendars

Gaggle Speaks

For proof, do a quick Google search for “deleted calendar items.” Gaggle’s hosted archiving and backup solution requires no additional hardware or software. Request a Gaggle Archiving Demo >> The Case For Backing Up Your Calendars Click To Tweet.

Profile of Asbury Park (NJ) Superintendent Sancha Gray


When we rolled out our classroom tech demos, parents were pulling me aside, saying how much these programs (Read180, System 44, iRead, Math180) would have helped, how they wished they had this tech as kids. Google Classroom —Digital learning management system using Google apps ?

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School’s Out for the Latest Y Combinator Batch, and Here’s What Its Edtech Graduates Are Up to


for startup accelerator Y Combinator’s Summer 2018 Demo Day. Since the previous Demo Day in March, Tim Brady, a partner at Y Combinator who advises edtech startups, says he hasn’t noticed much in terms of changes in the education landscape. Aparna is a doctor, and Deepak previously worked at Google. Cofounder James Lin likens it to an “SAT for software engineers.” The Oakland-based organization is partially funded through a software development consultancy it runs.

Are Digital Textbooks More Effective for K-12 Curriculum

Kitaboo on EdTech

Today, any assignment is incomplete without a little help from search engines like Google. Conclusion: Educational institutes have acknowledged the growing influence of technology and are spending millions of dollars to make their institutes technology-friendly by installing new devices, purchasing software tools and LMS for smooth operations, etc. REQUEST DEMO READ MORE.

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10 Reasons Why Your School MUST Be using Telestream WireCast This Year! | @WireCast @Telestream


An affordable (we will get to this part below) software based application that can be installed across both Mac and Windows platforms and easily deployed with little setup to create amazing content. What About Google Hangouts?

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Meet the 5 Education Technology Startups From Y Combinator’s Summer 2017 Class


Now in its 25th Demo Day, the Silicon Valley accelerator has created a machine for turning fledgling ideas into businesses that get investors salivating—and writing checks. YC Demo Day 1 has begun @ycombinator #ycdemoday Lambda School allows students to pay nothing upfront, in return for 17 percent of their salary for two years once they get a software-related job that pays more than $50,000.

Judge, Jury and Education Startups: Reflections From the SXSW EDU Launch Competition


Those hats were represented in the panel of judges at this week’s SXSW EDU Launch Competition , which included Bridget Burns, executive director of the University Innovation Alliance; Vince Chan, co-founder at Creta Ventures; Jonathan Rochelle, product management director at Google for Education; and your correspondent. Over the years I have attended dozens of demo days and exhibitions, and slogged through what already feels like a lifetime of pitches in my inbox.

The Problem with Free Email Archiving

Gaggle Speaks

So let’s take a look at a few of the issues that we continue to hear from school districts that decide to give up on free archiving solutions like Google Vault. Gaggle’s hosted archiving and backup solution requires no additional hardware or software.

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Educators: The lessons we learned in 2016

eSchool News

Educators made much of their learning opportunities in 2016, whether through professional development sessions, webinars, product demos, or even conferences. In 2016, among other things, I took the time to focus on learning the ins and outs of ClassFlow collaborative learning software.

Upcoming Posts: Wii Interactive Whiteboard

The Electric Educator

Hardware and Software required for the Wiiboard. Here''s a sneak peak: * Product Demo: Wiimote ceiling mount * Product Demo: IR Pen review * Product Demo: Software controllers for the Wiiboard * Great classroom applications for the wiimote For my Michigan friends, I will be presenting at the 2010 MACUL conference in Grand Rapids on March 11 or 12th on setting up and using the Wii interactive whiteboard in your classroom.