Podcasting Equipment Setup and Software I use on the 10-Minute Teacher

The CoolCatTeacher

I’ve been asked about the podcasting equipment setup and software that we use on the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast. Software. I export a single mp3 for my transcriptionist, Kymberli for her to work on and paste in Google Docs. Then she puts it in the Google Doc.

Firefox Add-On Protects Against (Most) Facebook Tracking

ProfHacker

In December, frustrated with Chrome’s bloat and Google’s constant hoovering of data, Ryan recommended giving the newest version of Firefox , the so-called Firefox Quantum browser, a try. If you use Facebook, do you have a strategy for keeping your data contained?

Facebook creates free education tools

eSchool News

Impressed by the learning environment at Summit Public Schools, Facebook said Thursday that the social network teamed up with the charter school network to revamp an online education tool. This isn’t the first time Facebook and its founder have supported education efforts.

100 Ways You Should Be Using Facebook in Your Classroom

Educational Technology Guy

Facebook is one social network that schools and teachers use with their students, when it isn''t blocked by the school filtering software! Our school district has a Facebook page, but blocks Facebook on the school network. There are a lot of great ways to use Facebook in the classroom and here are 100 Ways Teachers Can Use Facebook in the Classroom. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. facebook social media social network

Five Instances Your “Free” Education Software May Actually Cost You by @edsby

TeacherCast

If a software company wants to give its product away free to educators, that’s a good thing for schools, teachers and students, right? Users of social media like Facebook have been learning the old saw , if you’re not paying for a product or service, you’re the product.

Stop Asking How to Put a Worksheet in Google Classroom – SULS018

Shake Up Learning

The post Stop Asking How to Put a Worksheet in Google Classroom – SULS018 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Yes, I know you REALLY want to know how to put your worksheet into Google Classroom! . How to Put a Worksheet in Google Classroom. [07:18]

7 New Features Added To Google Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

Google Announces New Features In Google Classroom. At TeachThought, while we love Apple’s products, app ecology, and general aesthetic, we tend towards recommending Google for most classrooms. 7 Changes To Google Classroom. Attach a Google Form to a post.

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Friday 5 — 10.21.2016

Perry Hewitt

The Atlantic explores the role of moral integrity in software design. Google's flight-searching tool is my go-to for delays and gates -- I've had airlines notify me of a flight delay an hour into a wait on the tarmac. Facebook is moving beyond the comment to actual transactions.

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.

Friday 5 — 9.4.2015

Perry Hewitt

Related: Google switched this week to a sans serif logo, and the design community seems mostly to approve. And the impact may extend beyond ad serving, and affect organizations using analytics software like Google Analytics and Chartbeat.

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Friday 5 — 5.1.2015

Perry Hewitt

Facebook is up to 4 billion daily video viewers , and some think it may unseat YouTube as the go-to video destination. Given those scary statistics, this week Google launched Password Alert to let you know when a password reset may be in order.

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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. Find Engaging Resources, Save them to Your Collections, and Organize Your Lesson Planning Favorites! -

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New Products from Google and their Implication for Educators

The Electric Educator

Google's much anticipated October 4 product launch matched many leaks and rumors leading up to the event and features 4 new products, 1 product refresh, and several new connections points between new and existing hardware. Helps with search accuracy in Google Photos. google

Track RSS Feeds (Yes RSS) with Feedly

ProfHacker

When Google Reader was retired in 2013, many people lost their favorite way to keep up with new posts from their favorite news websites and blogs. Reviews Software blogging google reader rss

When the Technology Changes on You

ProfHacker

and all of our shared work was on Google Drive. I couldn’t get any work done because Google Drive was down. Two ways to protect against this include saving important documents offline (Google Docs has those options on the computer and on apps).

Thinking about Google Arts and Culture’s “Is your portrait in a museum?”

NeverEndingSearch

You may remember that the Google Arts and Culture App was selected as an AASL Best App for 2017. ” feature uses facial recognition to connect your own selected selfie to a Google Arts and Culture doppelganger, a look-alike from among its millions of collected portraits. Developed by the Paris-based nonprofit Google Cultural Institute, the app leverages the powers of thousands of partner museums and organizations to share millions of works of art.

Cross-platform Calendar Management with Sunrise

ProfHacker

Last week I fielded a question from someone who was having difficulty syncing calendar events between her Google account and her iOS device. Productivity Software calendar cross platform google calendar

Boosting Digital Literacies for a Purpose

Digital Promise

Finally, members learn to use software such as Faithlife Proclaim and SlingStudio to broadcast services and events. To help learners develop these increasingly valuable skills, UAMEZ prepares its members to earn Facebook social media marketing micro-credentials.

Discover Rambox: Manage All Your Apps in One

ProfHacker

” Now, when I saw “app,” I assumed it would work on my phone, but it was not on Google Play store, so when I went to their website, I discovered it was an app for Windows, Mac and Linux. Reviews Software Rambox social media management

10 Things We Learned Producing a Podcast at a University

ProfHacker

We also pay $7 per month to feed our podcasts through Libsyn, which makes them available through Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher and more. You can also look for Facebook groups like Radio Women Rule the World and professional organizations like the Association of Independents in Radio.

Why You Just Lost 20 Minutes to the Internet

ProfHacker

When was the last time you checked email, Facebook, or Twitter? Harris, who worked as a designer at Google until 2016, is the founder of Time Well Spent , a design philosophy intended to change the ways companies and engineers use technology.

Updates to Noisli

ProfHacker

But the real magic happens when you create a free Noisli account (you can sign up with an email/password, or use a Google or Facebook login). You can download your text file to your machine or save it to Dropbox or Google Drive.

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Move Easily Among Browsers with Browser Fairy

ProfHacker

When I’m being disciplined, I even will use a site-specific browser for things like Facebook, to try to minimize privacy problems. Productivity Software browser extension browser fairy browsers overthinking things web browsing *really* shouldn't be this hard right

What is a digital classroom?

EdTech4Beginners

A digital classroom is one which mostly or indeed wholly relies on electronic devices and software. We use Google Classroom as our core online communication tool. It is like Facebook, but your only friends are your class.

Tapping into the potential of AI smart speakers to boost parental engagement

Neo LMS

We have stepped seamlessly into a world called the Internet of Things — a world of interconnected software and human interaction. More and more people now use virtual assistants in the form of smart speakers and their AI-powered software in an increasing number of aspects of their daily lives.

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CheckMark v1.0

EdTechTeam

We’ve added Google Drive sync. Once you authenticate, CheckMark will save your comments to your Google Drive. And be sure to follow the Product Development Facebook page for details on cool software! New Google Chrome extension streamlines digital grading for teachers.

Technology I use on a Daily Basis - 2016 Version

Educational Technology Guy

I'm a huge user of Google Apps and Evernote. I can do anything on it - email, web browsing, Google Apps, Evernote, messaging, photos, musics, etc. I like it, but I like LG's software and screen size better. Google Apps - for both work and home.

Personalizing Bulk Emails: MailMerge for Gmail vs MailChimp

ProfHacker

Turns out there is an option to use MailMerge for Gmail and it’s a simple add-on you use with Google Sheets. It allows you to schedule email sending (I have not tried this yet) and also to import your Google contacts instead of typing in the details in the Google Sheet.

SlidesCarnival: it will make you feel better about templates (and about Slides in general)

NeverEndingSearch

For so many reasons, Google Slides is my go-to platform for creating presentations these days: It’s collaborative. I can use any of the thousands of lovely Google Fonts I’ve collected. Follow @slidescarnival on Twitter or visit the SlidesCarnival Facebook fanpage.

The Work You Do Has Power

Tom Murray

Facebook. Facebook) The largest movie house owns no cinemas. Skype, WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger) The fastest growing banks actually have no money. Kickstarter, Zopa, SocietyOne) The largest software vendors don’t write the apps. Blockbuster.

How AI is Changing Writing: Check out Robot Don

Ask a Tech Teacher

One of these writing assistants is Robot Don, an AI-driven software which we are going to discuss in this article. All it takes is to create your own account or use an existing Facebook or Google account and you are good to go!

11 Essential EdTech Action Steps for Back to School

The CoolCatTeacher

Simple Updates to Your Classroom Procedures and Workflow sponsored by EdTech Software From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Try Shelfit from EdTech Software. Why waste it with standard Google Start Page? Try Shelfit from EdTech Software.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 35 Edition)

Doug Levin

The second conflict-of-interest related news story (set of stories, really) involves New America and Google/ Eric Schmidt. These signs may not just be a phone call, but also WhatsApp messages, emojis and Facebook posts."

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10 Technology Skills Every Educator Should Have

Educational Technology Guy

Tips on Better Searches (from Google) Infographic on Better Searches Common Craft Video on Web Search Strategies UPDATED thanks to a great comment below. Businesses still use MS Office for the most part, but iWorks, OpenOffice / LibreOffice, and Google Docs are all getting more popular.

20 Ways to Have a Summer That Matters

The CoolCatTeacher

There are a million ways to lose a day but not even a single way to get one back,” says Tom DeMarco and Timothy Lister in Waltzing with Bears: Managing Risks on Software Projects. Reddit is a place for personal interests, as are Facebook groups.

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