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Massive "Mobile MakerSpace" Resource

Adjusting Course

Finally, you can see real-time updates by checking out our school's hashtag on social media: #GWgreats. Since we didn't have the luxury of designating an extra classroom as a “MakerSpace” we opted for a mobile-cart model.

Top 7 Innovations in K-12 Education

Kitaboo on EdTech

Teachers can use these resources to explain concepts effectively and maintain interactivity in classrooms. You can find learning resources of different subjects such as mathematics, science, languages etc. Students usually spend a lot of time on social media.

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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? These are just a few of the top-of-mind questions that NYC Media Lab’s consortium is thinking about as we enter the next wave of media transformation. Street Smarts VR demos are all under 10-minutes long.

Merge Cube Mania in Middle School

The CoolCatTeacher

When you scan the cube with your mobile device — it will work with an iPhone, an iPad, and it works with Android, but you have to have the Merge Cube app on it. Other Resources: Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality in the Classroom. I demoed it.

Library in Your Pocket

The Daring Librarian

The Library in Your Pocket: Mobile Trends for Libraries View more presentations from Meredith Farkas. From her slideshare: Why should we care about Mobile Devices? The mobile device will be the primary connection tool to the internet for most people by 2020. Mobile Libraries!

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. Hosted at the Kapor Center for Social Impact in Oakland, Calif., This was an energetic cohort, laser-focused on equity, social justice and what it means to support students holistically,” Walker adds. The Fellowship: Black Male Educators for Social Justice.

10 Apps & Sites for Digital Storytelling & more!

Kleinspiration

In general, I''ve found that mobile devices (ie: iPads) work best for younger children. As students get older, I do believe there are limitations with mobile devices. All of your media, your life, your stories. Have your Students Tell their Stories Digitally!

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Are Digital Textbooks More Effective for K-12 Curriculum

Kitaboo on EdTech

Earlier, publishers used to distribute extra learning resources which students can buy and refer in order to make notes. Etextbooks Link to External Resources. Digital Textbooks Enable Collaboration: Keeping up with the social media trends, most digital reading devices are equipped with sharing features. Digital natives are no strangers to sharing posts and daily activities on social platforms. REQUEST DEMO READ MORE.

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How Can eTextbooks Help K-12 Publishers, Institutes & Students

Kitaboo on EdTech

Publishers can further enrich their etextbooks by adding social media features, thus opening windows for conversations with a wider audience. How about a cloud-based content platform to create-publish-distribute interactive mobile-ready ebooks. REQUEST DEMO READ MORE.

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The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

In 2017, just a week before Christmas, the New Media Consortium abruptly announced its immediate closure “because of apparent errors and omissions by its former Controller and Chief Financial Officer.” In 2011, Ning was acquired by “lifestyle” site Glam Media for around $150 million.