Connecting Teaching, Learning, & Leadership

EdTechSandyK

You have taken control of your own learning You have made the decision to be a public learner, swimming through social media waters using tools like Twitter, Google+, Linked In, blogs, etc. Joe demoed Voxer with educational leader friends of his.

Sharalike

Technology Tidbits

They can then share their finished product via social media/link or embed into a site or blog. Below is a brief demo. Sharalike is a new service for creating slideshows that I just found out about from Free Technology 4 Teachers.

Getting Creative With Buncee

A Principal's Reflections

We’re constantly immersed in media. We are learning about our world through these media, and we are drawn to them because of their quality, color, and creativity. We saw first hand how buncee’ing positively affected students during our last Google Hangout demo.

Curating Content with @appoLearning

The Web20Classroom

Each collection has its own unique URL that can be shared via email, messaging, or any social media channel. You can get started right away, or contact them for a personal demo so YOU can become that teacher everyone turns to for recommendations.

Online & Virtual Whiteboards - Thoughts from 3 Bett Speakers

ViewSonic Education

Through his capacity as a social media influencer, he answered the questions below. As the whiteboard software can often handle media in a wide variety of formats, the content from different sources can be easily combined into a single presentation.

How an Ed-Tech Startup Can Rise Above the Noise at ISTE

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

They are offering hands-on learning, demos and pens, bags, candy, prizes. See also: How Startups Can Become Social Media Influencers. When I worked as a public radio reporter, I rarely went to conferences or trade shows. It’s not where you found the news.

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My favorite iPad case for kids!

Kleinspiration

The great team at GripCase was very personal over social media and sent over my choice of color to try out. But first, CLICK HERE to watch their demo video on their site and see all of the amazing accessories and products they offer. Durable. Portable. Colorful. Gripcase I recently had the pleasure of being a featured presenter at our state technology conference, MACUL.

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3 Free Apps That Connect My Kansas Classroom to the World

Edsurge

Now you can through the power of social media. Check out her different social media channels here: Instagram: teachingwithappitude. There’s a limit to how much information I can get across in a 15-minute video so I’m using other forms of social media to augment each episode. Among some teachers there is a misconception that iPads are simply used for games or media consumption. Each of the social media apps I use comes with a set of tradeoffs.

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.

Google AutoDraw

NeverEndingSearch

Completed projects may shared by links or through social media or simply downloaded. I’ll demo a little feebly (that’s the point, I think) with a little rebus.

Easily Add Emoji to Google Docs & Slides #GSuiteEdu

EdTechSandyK

Demo of Adding Emoji to a Google Doc It's Easy to Add Emojis to a Google Doc or Slide Make sure you are clicked in an area in the Doc or Slide where you can add text. WRITING & SOCIAL STUDIES: Challenge students to write sentences or short paragraphs using only emojis.

5 Reasons Why Google Vault is Not a True Archive

Gaggle Speaks

As school districts search for ways to archive new data sources such as social media and mobile, Google is building self-driving cars and doesn’t seem too worried about data governance for photos, Docs and other files stored in Drive.

Technofy Your Vocabulary Instruction from Shaelynn Farnsworth

EdTechTeacher

Learning of words happens incidentally and from all types of contexts; in school, out of school, from communication and conversations, television, social media, and music. Click here to experience a short demo I created with Google Slides.

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

Kleinspiration

How to share appoLearning Collections Each collection has its own unique URL that can be shared via email, messaging, or any social media channel. 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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Merge Cube Mania in Middle School

The CoolCatTeacher

Karen: About a month ago, I started seeing stuff on social media. I demoed it. They had to include media in the review. They started putting together the media, again because they could just take photos and videos through the apps themselves.

Profile of Asbury Park (NJ) Superintendent Sancha Gray

techlearning

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.

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When Pushing Boundaries in Math Education, Where Can Teachers Turn For Help and Camaraderie?

MindShift

Earlier this year, math educator and Demos executive Dan Meyer published a piece entitled “Lonely Math Teachers” in which he raised the shortcomings of social media and the need for innovative math teachers to connect online.

10 Apps & Sites for Digital Storytelling & more!

Kleinspiration

All of your media, your life, your stories. factor to product demos, business presentations, social media clips, and much more. Viewers get a new form of media that they can watch in two minutes or explore for an hour.

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JOY SUN BEAR

Buncee

John: I think Buncee would be a great way for students to demo their ideas for spreading joy; mock up a plan to clean a park or put on a show, or just otherwise share tips or positive experiences with the world.

We Asked Teachers What They Want From Edtech. Here’s What They Said.

Edsurge

They seek opportunities and time to illustrate scientific and social concepts with a real world understanding and have students apply their knowledge and express their understanding through writing. Explore a demo of Frontier. 7th Grade Informational Writing: How is social media used in times of crisis? At the end of the day, edtech can feel like one more thing on a teacher’s plate.

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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. Fast forward to today, and we now have a fleet of 15-20 Mobile MakerSpace carts stored in our Media Center and surrounding hallways.

Your 2017 ISTE Cheatsheet Is Here—and Jam-Packed

Edsurge

This year will feature over 1,000 “personalized” sessions ranging from keynotes to campfires to interactive product demos. He’ll explain how educators can use social media for good, not evil, in the classroom. San Antonio, one of America’s fastest growing metropolises, is about to get a whole lot busier.

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.

Education Technology Vendors in Higher Ed: Friends or Foes?

Edsurge

There were, however, several complaints about the overload of edtech information and “cold sales reach-outs” from vendors, especially via social media and online communications. Several interviewees expressed frustration that product demos are often a lot of window-dressing, especially when the company’s funders are pushing to release products to market quickly (and perhaps prematurely).

Free G Suite Training On Demand for Teachers and Students

Shake Up Learning

G Suite Training Demo. Check out the demo video below that shows teachers how to differentiate posts in Google Classroom. Click on any of the icons below to connect with Kasey Bell and Shake Up Learning on social media.

360 Degree Learning with Google Tour Creator

techlearning

Or click any of the social media buttons to share the link that way. As an example, here is a demo Google Site with my sample tour embedded: Google Site example Conclusion With Tour Creator, Google provides another engaging tool for creativity and learning.

What Makes a Good Edtech Tool Great?

Edsurge

The boom and bust of Common Core standards have left their mark, just as new concerns over media literacy and privacy are doing currently. Create Clear, Concrete Messaging You’ve got about 10-20 seconds to convince someone to stick around on your product’s website, and a fraction of that if they’re seeing you social media. and guided demo approach.

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

TeacherCast

First, you can check out a FREE demo version of WireCast and play with all of the bells and whistles that the pro version ( Win / Mac )has to offer. Social Media Integration. What is the best application for broadcasting news and information to my school district and community?

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Develop Teacher Leaders with Digital Citizenship Academies

Graphite Blog

During our 1-to-1 rollout, we've seen a little bit of everything, from an online clown scare to issues with students bullying each other on social media. We also offered demo lessons and coaching around digital citizenship but didn't have a lot of takers. In the Alisal Union School District, a TK–sixth-grade district with about 9,000 students in Salinas, California, we're trying to shift the needle of digital citizenship.

A Summit Story- Colorado

EdTechTeam

Connecting on social media not only with presenters but EdTechTeam has been extremely valuable to me. From the music playing in rooms before the sessions begin, to the friendly competition at the Demo Slam, to the constant conversations in the hallways, and the learning that continues beyond that one weekend, the CO Google Summit is by far some of the best professional development I have had in my 22 years of teaching.

Develop Teacher Leaders with Digital Citizenship Academies

Graphite Blog

During our 1-to-1 rollout, we've seen a little bit of everything, from an online clown scare to issues with students bullying each other on social media. We also offered demo lessons and coaching around digital citizenship but didn't have a lot of takers. This article is part of Common Sense Education's Teacher Voices series, which provides a platform for diverse perspectives on teaching in the digital age. All ideas expressed are the writer's own.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

“When Social Media Assignments Increase Risks for Vulnerable Students” by Monica Bulger and Jade E. ” Also via Techcrunch : “ Parental control service ‘ Circle with Disney ’ to help with distracted driving, social media, kids’ chores & more.” “New study raises concerns about impact of automated social media advocacy on education coverage,” says Alexander Russo. Education Politics.

Video conferencing for EFL

Nik Peachey

Here's a quick video demo of what it can do. To view the demo in a new window click here (3mins - 3.5Mb) Download the demo as Quicktime movie (5Mb) Download the movie for i-pod (7Mb) So what do I like about it? You can embed videos or your call messages into blogs websites and a whole range of social media sites including Facebook and Blogger. It's not often that you look at a product and think 'Ah! That's exactly what I've been looking for! And it's free!'

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Library in Your Pocket

The Daring Librarian

Today''s blog was inspired by the amazing Meredith Farkas, Head of Instructional Initiatives at Norwich University, columnist for American Libraries, lecturer at San Jose State University’s SLIS program, author, speaker and consultant on social media and managing change.