Personalized Learning “Twister”: A Future of Learning Live Demo in Dallas

EdNews Daily

But today, this is what personalized learning is becoming because current technologies allow learning to be “consumerized” and for schedules of traditional lecture, whole group, small group, labs and pairings to be “uberized.” The good news is that technology can now do all the heavy lifting.

Tips for Using Social Media with Educators

edWeb.net

Social media is an essential marketing tool for educational publishers. But the changing algorithms, rise and fall of new platforms, and overall nature of social media make some developers hesitant. In their presentation, “ Social Media Marketing 2.0:

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Education Technology Vendors in Higher Ed: Friends or Foes?

Edsurge

During recent interviews with education technology decision-makers at institutions of higher education, I was struck by the sometimes extreme views formed about vendors during the process of procuring tools to support teaching and learning. Yet all higher-ed institutions need and use technology, and most rely on external developers rather than develop their own tools. Education Technology Higher Education Postsecondary Learning

5 Educational Technology Trends for Digital Classrooms in 2017

Kitaboo on EdTech

However, like most aspects of educational technology, m-Learning is a rapidly changing field. w features, technologies, and apps have become regular in edtech that l?t’s Blogs and social media sites like Twitter ?r? REQUEST DEMO READ MORE. v????

How to Inspire the Next World Changers

Teacher Reboot Camp

They are using social media and technology to spread the word and gather momentum. Discover more ways to integrate technology effectively by taking one of my fully accredited online courses or get one of my books ! Social Emotional Learning.

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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. I decided create videos to showcase how I use technology in my classroom for other teachers in my district. 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. Each of the social media apps I use comes with a set of tradeoffs.

Cheap (and Even Free) Tech for Non-Profits

Gradelink

When nonprofits invest in technology, every penny counts. Canva Need to make flyers, brochures or social media posts? HootSuite Hootsuite allows you to manage and schedule all your social media posts in one place.

Guest Post: The Missing Piece: What Most Edtech Companies Need & Only a Few Have

Digital Promise

This common experience illuminates how challenging it can be for educational technology (edtech) companies to communicate what they do and why it is important. websites, one pagers, social media campaigns).

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.

Top 7 Innovations in K-12 Education

Kitaboo on EdTech

By incorporating technology into K-12 education model, institutes are aiming to improve the teaching and learning processes in schools and universities. Social Media for Collaborative Learning: One cannot ignore the importance of social media.

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

Edsurge

From IBM’s test scoring machines in the 1930s to the Speak & Spells of the 70s, innovators and educators have been trying to improve education with technology for decades. When districts invest in new instructional technology, many teachers find that at first their students are quiet and focused, clicking away on activities aligned to their instructional needs. It’s no wonder that only 58% of teachers are comfortable using technology in class. Explore a demo of Frontier.

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Sharalike

Technology Tidbits

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

Online & Virtual Whiteboards - Thoughts from 3 Bett Speakers

ViewSonic Education

Over the past few decades, the average classroom has seen a shift from analog to digital technologies. What’s more is that not only do these technologies keep students to par, but they also have the potential offer more opportunities than were ever possible previously.

Your 2017 ISTE Cheatsheet Is Here—and Jam-Packed

Edsurge

Starting June 24th, thousands of educators, entrepreneurs and edtech enthusiasts will flock to Alamo City for the annual International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference. This year will feature over 1,000 “personalized” sessions ranging from keynotes to campfires to interactive product demos. Technology-Infused Book Clubs in the Digital Age. He’ll explain how educators can use social media for good, not evil, in the classroom.

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

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

The large publishing companies ( Pearson , McGraw Hill ), technology players ( Google , Amazon ), and more well established ed tech ( Edmodo , BrainPOP ) all have a lot of real estate, including about a dozen people on the floor, and presentation theaters.

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Technofy Your Vocabulary Instruction from Shaelynn Farnsworth

EdTechTeacher

Alicia wanted ideas for blending sound vocabulary instruction with intentional technology. I gladly accepted the challenge, it was a way to blend my passions in literacy and technology. __. Click here to experience a short demo I created with Google Slides.

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.

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 Events Community

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.

Merge Cube Mania in Middle School

The CoolCatTeacher

Engaging Kindergarteners with Technology: Augmented Reality, iPads, QR Codes and More. Karen: About a month ago, I started seeing stuff on social media. Technology is expensive. I demoed it. They had to include media in the review.

My favorite iPad case for kids!

Kleinspiration

Gripcase I recently had the pleasure of being a featured presenter at our state technology conference, MACUL. 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.

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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.

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

TeacherCast

As technology gets smaller and less expensive and the ability to use personal devices in the classrooms become more popular among schools, I have noticed a rise in school districts interested in starting their own public relations teams. Social Media Integration.

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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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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. This is not a technology initiative.)

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

For the past ten years, I have written a lengthy year-end series, documenting some of the dominant narratives and trends in education technology. It’s not that paying for a piece of technology will treat you any better, mind you.). But new technology hasn’t made it easy.

Top 10 Secrets of an Awesome Tech Coach – SULS019

Shake Up Learning

START WITH THE WHY – Always start with the learning goals–NOT THE TECHNOLOGY! I DO, YOU DO, WE DO — for classroom demo’s. Other social groups. The Shake Up Learning Show episode 6: Staying Focused on the Learning Goals, Not the Technology.

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.

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

Kitaboo on EdTech

As digital technology expands its horizons, more and more educational institutes including high schools and colleges are adopting eBooks to impart knowledge. Can technology in the classroom replace expensive textbooks? REQUEST DEMO READ MORE. Education Technology etextbook

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Is Online Education Better than Traditional Education?

Kitaboo on EdTech

Students have access to new technology which helps them learn and retain information in a far better manner. More Social Interaction and Collaboration: The traditional education model allows students to interact with each other in and outside of school. With most students being active social media users, this kind of an interactive platform encourages them to share, like and comment on course contents. REQUEST DEMO READ MORE.

Are Digital Textbooks More Effective for K-12 Curriculum

Kitaboo on EdTech

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. The K-12 curriculum is increasingly being dominated by digital textbooks as educational institutes are adopting this new form of study material to teach school students.

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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. It’s a great example of finding a routine need many teachers have (providing students with relevant readings) and then using the affordances of technology (dynamic reading levels and daily publishing) to make things easier and materially better for teachers. and guided demo approach.

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Develop Teacher Leaders with Digital Citizenship Academies

Graphite Blog

Over the last five years, we've slowly been rolling out our 1-to-1 take-home technology program, starting with one school and moving across the district. 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.

10 Apps & Sites for Digital Storytelling & more!

Kleinspiration

Using technology can be engaging. All of your media, your life, your stories. Introduce technology in a fun way. factor to product demos, business presentations, social media clips, and much more. Have your Students Tell their Stories Digitally!

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