SMART, Samsung offer a boost for collaboration

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The SMART Samsung Chromebook 3 Bundle features SMART amp and is fully integrated with Google Classroom and Apps for Education. SMART amp is a cloud-based solution, available on virtually any browser-enabled device. This new bundle, which is fully integrated with Google Classroom and Apps for Education, provides the hardware, software, and training necessary to achieve a pedagogical shift toward student-led learning. 10 x Google Device Management licenses.

5 Favorite Activities to End the School Year

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Because this is digital, it can be emailed or uploaded to a location in the cloud such as Google Classroom or OneDrive. If you have students who still hunt-and-peck, who fall behind on homework because they’re searching for the F key (or any of the other 25 letter keys), or try to “thumb” the keyboard as they do a mobile device, you know this often doesn’t work (see this article from the Washington Post on keyboarding in the classroom).

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Considering OpenClass to Manage Your Classes? Check out these Resources (and the P.S.)

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

OpenClass is totally free and integrates with Google Apps For Education which we have at our school, so the system is definitely worth a look for our institution! Adrian Sannier - Photo by Ida von Hanno Bast If you''re ready to try OpenClass , check out these tutorials: Getting Started gives an overall view of the Help Knowledge Base. Google Apps Learning Management System LMS open courseware OpenClass Pearson

Technology’s Role in Putting Learning Science Research To Work

Digital Promise

Digital tools, such as mobile apps and educational games, are the newest additions to the teacher’s toolbox. It is well known that individuals construct new knowledge based on what they already know, that they learn differently from one another, and that they learn best when they are asked to perform appropriately challenging tasks. Timely and accurate feedback is essential as students master skills and build new knowledge.

10 tips for teaching critical thinking + information literacy

The Cornerstone for Teachers

We have to build mental models, like inquiry-based learning routines, that can help students compare and contrast defining current events like a civil or social justice or cultural revolution with similar events that happened in the past. We make decisions based on information.

This Company is Using AI to Change the World

EdNews Daily

Ray Kurzweil is a bestselling author, futurist and Director of Engineering for Google. Apple’s SIRI, Amazon’s Alexa, Microsoft’s Cortona and Google’s Hey Google are all thought to be AI. Expanding the knowledge base for more conversation is problematic because you need to increase the static responses and link them to new requests and questions. So, if you have a student who needs responses on space, a space knowledge library is generated.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

The Internet has “replaced the importance of libraries as a repository for knowledge. And digital distribution has replaced the role of a library as a central hub for obtaining the containers of such knowledge: books.