Vernier Software & Technology Offers Free Remote Learning Resources for STEM

Educational Technology Guy

To keep students engaged in STEM learning during school closures, Vernier Software & Technology is offering a robust collection of free remote learning solutions for teachers and students. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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.

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

MindShift

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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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

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.

Google Assistant and Edwin Want To Be Your Next English Tutor

Edsurge

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.

17 Little-Known Tips, Tricks and Hacks for Using Google in the Classroom

Edsurge

Here’s a slightly Orwellian way to check whether your students may have plagiarized part of their essays: the Chrome extension Draftback , which plays back the revision history of any Google doc you can edit—down to the keystroke. That was just one of the many extensions, add-ons and hacks for the Google ecosystem shared at a pair of sessions packed to the rafters at the Spring CUE 2018 conference in Palm Springs, Calif.

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

Kleinspiration

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.

Free STEM Curriculum Distance Learning Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

These are some additional free remote learning resources: A remote learning guide for new or existing Buncee users that are looking to learn how to use Buncee for remote learning or in combination with tools such as Microsoft Teams, Google Classroom, Wakelet, and Flipgrid.

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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.

3 Emerging Technologies That Will Reshape Education in 2019

Wisewire

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.

Three Things Teachers Need to Spot—and Stop—Plagiarism

Edsurge

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?

EdTech4Beginners

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.

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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STEAM Up Learning with 50 Fabulous Resources!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Where to find activities, projects and lessons: The Science Demo Guy’s website has free STEM and Engineering Design Process posters and experiments to download and print. Find STEM resources and projects with Google templates free to edit and use from the school I teach at here.

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 EduAnalytics@cdwg.com or visit www.cdwg.com/CDWanalytics. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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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.

STEAM Up Learning with 50 Fabulous Resources!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Find STEM resources and projects with Google templates free to edit and use from the school I teach at here. Some recommended tools are 3D Paint (software), Google Draw, Draw and Tell iOS app , Sketch.io

3 Emerging Technologies that will Reshape Education in 2019

Edsurge

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.

First EduJedi Training Orientation Video is Now Available to Every Educator

EdNews Daily

This might seem subtle, but it is driving great wealth into the biggest companies who deliver on it like Uber, Microsoft, Apple, Amazon, Google and Disney. In 2013, she was getting twenty or more requests from new curriculum software companies a month as a member of the media.

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

Edsurge

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.

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.

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

Edsurge

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) — pixlr.com/editor 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.

Cheap (and Even Free) Tech for Non-Profits

Gradelink

Google Ads This is an amazing find. You can get up to $10,000 worth of Google Ads per month to promote your non-profit! There’s a lot of potential here, but be sure to have someone who knows Google Ads inside and out run your campaigns.

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.

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

Edsurge

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.

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.

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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How This Everyman Bootcamp Tackles the Impacts of Automation

Edsurge

Kenzie Academy is a unique bootcamp, where students with little to no coding experience learn highly sought after UX Engineering or Software engineering skills in just one year. They focus on creating programs, curriculum, videos, and demos, and they maintain the quality.

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.

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

TeacherCast

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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Learn Along with Me this Summer

My Paperless Classroom

All of my presentations have me walking participants through the admin side of one Google apps platform or another. I used to take screenshots, but they become outdated too quickly and demoing live from my blog or youtube channel allows me to shape the tour to the audience''s needs.