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. I use a Macbook Pro for recording and my husband has a Lenovo PC for editing. Software. Kip then edits in Adobe Audition on his Lenovo Laptop.

Lenovo, Google launch Project Tango device

eSchool News

At the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Lenovo announced the development of the first consumer mobile device with Project Tango in collaboration with Google. Project Tango technology gives a mobile device the ability to navigate the physical world similar to how we do as humans.

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Google Maps vs. Apple Maps—important lessons for edtech

The Christensen Institute

A few weeks ago, Michael Horn used the theory of modularity and interdependence to explain why Google’s Chromebooks are stealing market share in K–12 education device sales from Apple and Microsoft. So which is better, Apple Maps or Google Maps?

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To Re-Capture the Education Market, Microsoft Aims to Offer a Compelling Alternative to Google’s Chromebook


In recent years Google’s offerings—in particular, Chromebooks—have captured plenty of media attention and domestic market share. At BETT, a major edtech expo outside of London, Microsoft is taking square aim at Google with a slew of updates to its education products. based company is attempting to make a comeback on multiple fronts, starting with software. Like Google, Microsoft is working with companies like HP, Acer, and Lenovo to create affordable computers for students.

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Discover Linux for Classroom Computing by @SamPatue


There was a time when Linux was only used by super geeks and hardware hackers, but modern versions of the software run well on less powerful computers. We don’t know how much they will be used and the idea of licensing software for all of them to have them site is not going to fly.

Microsoft’s Big Bett Updates: Free VR Curriculum and Using a Pencil as a Stylus


On this note Microsoft didn’t disappoint: seven new Windows 10 devices from Acer, Dell and Lenovo that range from $189 to $300. But one of them is particularly noteworthy: the Lenovo 300e, a 2-in-1 device with a screen that students can write on with any No. On the software side, several new grading functions have been added to Microsoft Teams, the company’s version of a learning management system. Its interface resembles a mashup of Slack and Google Classroom.)

How to help students become digital creators

eSchool News

A new report examines how giving students the power to explore digital technology improves learning. Today’s students are creating learning cultures in which they are digital creators, and this transformation is benefiting districts across the nation, according to a new report.

Report warns of need for identity, access management tech

eSchool News

Cisco, Dell, ENA, Filewave, Fortinet, Google, HP, iBoss Security, Identity Automation, Ipswitch, itslearning, JAMF Software, Juniper Networks, Lenovo, Lightspeed Systems, McGraw Hill, Microsoft, Pearson, Presidio, Promethean, Qualcomm, Safari Montage, SchoolDude, Sprint, and Verizon.

Add a Dash of Professional Development to Your Blended-Learning Program

EdTech Magazine

That technology includes HP and Lenovo laptops, tablets, G Suite for Education, NEC projectors , eBeam , Schoology learning management system, LanSchool classroom management software and Kajeet hotspots (for students to use at home).

Chrome Can: Linux

Dr. Shannon Doak

Google has done some amazing work recently with Chrome OS. Head to the Google Play store, search and install the app just like you would on any other Android mobile device. Lenovo Chromebook 500e. 9 to 5 Google has an even longer list.

K–12 Districts Prepare Students for Careers in the Tech-Dominated Economy

EdTech Magazine

The district has mobile ­computer labs in all schools and provides Samsung Chromebooks and Lenovo ThinkPads loaded with Google Apps for Education. Beyond that preparation for the digital world, the BPS CTE department operates 40 training programs out of 170 labs , most of which are equipped with high-end Lenovo computers loaded with enough RAM to handle computer-aided design software. K–12 Districts Prepare Students for Careers in the Tech-Dominated Economy.

Analysis: Is Higher Ed Ready for the Tech Expectations of the Teens of 2022?


A year later, in their second grade, Google launched the first Chromebooks. Google, Acer, Lenovo, ClassVR and many others are trying to improve the in-school experience, with Futuresource estimating there were about 20 companies at London’s Bett edtech show in January showcasing AR/VR software or hardware. Of the speakers people own, Amazon Echo and its offspring are 70 percent of the installed base, Google Home is 24 percent, and Apple HomePod has 6 percent.

What’s New: New Tools for Schools


Software & Online 3DBEAR AR INNOVATOR PROGRAM ( 3dbear.io/product/ The software takes advantage of Casio’s Natural Display technology for input and output of mathematical expressions. Teachers access the system using their regular school Google login account.

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School STEM Labs Inspire Students, Power Innovation

EdTech Magazine

If that works at companies like Google and Apple, the same mindset should be in schools.”. The district equips students in grades three through 12 with Chromebooks , but to access software necessary for STEM activities, such as computer-aided design programs and Adobe Creative Cloud , the IT department needed high-powered Windows-based computers, says Jeff Faust, the district’s technology director. School STEM Labs Inspire Students, Power Innovation. meghan.bogardu….

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via The New York Times : “Early Facebook and Google Employees Form Coalition to Fight What They Built.” Doesn’t seem like any journalists caught this, tho: A couple of things about that group of former FB and Google employees who have founded the Center for Humane Tech: 1. ” “ School Shooting Simulation Software (and the Problem with How People Define ‘Ed-Tech’)” by me.

3 Steps to a More Accessible Classroom

Graphite Blog

According to the Assistive Technology Industry Association , "[a]ssistive technology (AT) is any item, piece of equipment, software program, or product system that is used to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of persons with disabilities." On Google OS (Chromebooks), go to Settings > Advanced > Manage accessibility features. "Turn on the subtitles, Ms. Olague!"

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Ed Tech News, a New Podcast, and the Hack Education Roundup!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Can Google Challenge Over-Zealous Web Filtering at Schools? Last year, the National Federation of the Blind filed a complaint against Penn State, charging that the school''s adoption of Google Apps for Education was discriminatory. Google has worked to address many of the accessibility issues, and The Chronicle of HIgher Education reports that the issue was resolved "without any admission of wrongdoing."