IBM Foundation launches free online software to help K-5 teachers prepare math lessons and help students learn.

Educational Technology Guy

The IBM Foundation has launched a free, online software to transform the way K-5 teachers prepare math lessons and help students learn. The software, called Teacher Advisor with Watson , uses Watson artificial intelligence technology to help teachers instantly find math resources.

Impero Software Announces New Version of Impero Education Pro at ISTE 2018

techlearning

Impero Software today announced the latest version of Impero Education Pro V7. The software has been updated to include a new mental health keyword library, google authentication, and improved scalability to support larger school districts, among other features.

Impero Software Announces New Version of its Flagship Product – Impero Education Pro – at ISTE 2018

techlearning

Chicago, June 24, 2018 – Impero Software, a leading provider of classroom management, network and online safety software to schools today announced the latest version of its award-winning product, Impero Education Pro V7. Founded in 2002, Impero software is now accessed by over 1.5

What to Know Before Working With Google for Education

Edsurge

Even if you don’t like Google, Jeremy Lupoli told a crowded room surrounded by products from the tech giant, you’ll still have to work with it to get ahead in the education technology industry. based educator software provider Illuminate Education, was among four executives who talked candidly about working in Google’s partnership program for edtech companies. You’d be stupid to say, ‘We don’t want to partner with Google,’” Lupoli noted.

Google Apps and Chromebooks Web App Recommendations - a whole lot!

Educational Technology Guy

Google Apps and Chromebooks App Recommendations and Substitutions Here is a list of Google Apps and Web Apps to use. Suggestions for extensions/apps to be preloaded on Chromebooks Edmodo Google Keep - notes and lists Evernote Web Adblock Plus Evernote Web Clipper WeVideo - Video Editor and Maker GeoGebra math app Read&Write - reading support EasyBib Desmos Graphing Calculator A to Z of Google Services https://docs.google.com/viewer?srcid=0B6dF7rWxc-5aMGMyanRsMW5DbzQ&pid=explorer&efh=false&a=v&chrome=false&embedded=true

HOT QR Codes in the Classroom & Library

The Daring Librarian

On the back of my Sephora catalog, windows of shops, and in my library! QR Codes in the Classroom - and the Library! QR codes can also be used to conduct a treasure hunt of information in the school library. In our hallway - promoting our Google Form Book Reviews !

On immersive technologies and the library: a visit with author Jamie Donally

NeverEndingSearch

We don’t need high-price devices or software. Google Street View : Create your own 360 images. Imagine the possibilities. of immersive virtual field trips–a walk through the solar system, the experience of a tornado, a tour around a refugee camp.

3 Secrets to Making Your School Library the Place to Be

Graphite Blog

I love libraries! Everything about them -- the books, the atmosphere, the people, the organization, the great resources -- all the components of a vibrant school library. In reality, the library is an amazing place to test out new technology.

Google, Major Teacher Network Partner to Share Digital Resources, Lessons

Marketplace K-12

A major online marketplace for free and fee-based teaching resources, which also serves as a network for millions of educators globally, has announced a partnership that will bring Google’s educational resources aboard its website. For its part, Google also announced that it would open up access to Google Expeditions, the app that houses a series of virtual reality “field trips” designed for K-12 classrooms. Q&A: Google ‘s ‘Senior Education Evangelist’ Talks About K-12.

3 Secrets to Making Your School Library the Place to Be

Graphite Blog

I love libraries! Everything about them -- the books, the atmosphere, the people, the organization, the great resources -- all the components of a vibrant school library. Sadly, libraries have a reputation for being old-fashioned, with outdated images of quiet places housing traditional print books. In reality, the library is an amazing place to test out new technology. Try everything.The library can be a great place to try out new ideas.

Communications and Collaborations: A Back to School Guide for Teachers

techlearning

If your school uses Google classroom, the communication mechanism is pretty simple. Google Classroom did some up updating this summer, so familiarize yourself with these updates, if you use it. If you need to enter Gmail accounts for your Google Classroom, this works too.

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

Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - Reinventing the Classroom - Library 2.014 - The Real 1:1 - Reclaim Learning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update April 1st A library outranks any other one thing a community can do to benefit its people. We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. Library 2.014 Call for Proposals Now Open. The call for proposals for the fourth annual Library 2.0

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Great Apps to Connect to Your Google Drive

Kyle Pace

Google Drive is fantastic for many reasons. The “out of the box” uses for Google Drive are what makes it great – Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms, and Drawings. When you first go to their site you will click the Connect with Google Drive button on the home page.

4 Reasons Google Docs Is a Good Idea for Educators

The 21st Century Principal

In an earlier post , I suggest Google Docs as an alternative to purchasing Microsoft Office as an office suite. Google Docs does provide users many useful features that extend far beyond what can be obtained from a locally installed office suite like Open Office or Microsoft Office.

Extensions, Add-Ons and Apps, Oh My! How to Utilize Google in Your Classroom

MSEDTechie

Google Apps for Education has totally transformed the way we teach and communicate inside and outside of the classroom. Through tools like Google Drive , Google Hangouts , Google Earth and Blogger , we can create authentic learning experiences for our students more than ever by promoting collaboration and helping them access their work anywhere and anytime. Curious to learn more about how to better use Google in your classroom?

#ETTchat: The Chromebook Creation Studio – an Interview with Greg Kulowiec & James Daley

EdTechTeacher

Greg Kulowiec of EdTechTeacher is a Google Education Trainer who has spent years helping teachers across the country find ways to incorporate Chromebooks and Google Apps into their daily teaching practices.

Visualizing Your Searches with Trailblazer

ProfHacker

We had a preliminary assignment where student Googled their favorite book or author and then tried to do a similar search in the library database/search function. Productivity Software Teaching chrome Plugins productivity teachingI’ve been writing about my use of Hypothes.is

10 Things We Learned Producing a Podcast at a University

ProfHacker

There are several recording spaces on our campus, including a little booth in the library staffed with trained students, but we primarily record in a room in our building. Productivity Profession Software podcasting podcasting 101 podcasts

The Latest from Digital Humanities Questions and Answers

ProfHacker

” How do I best convert hundreds of TEI P5 documents to plaintext? : “I’d like to use the available corpora in the German Text Archive to train OCR software. ” Are universities / libraries running PHP 5.4 Hardware Profession Software DHanswers digital humanitie

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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.

3DBear Review: The Augmented Reality Classroom Pro

The CoolCatTeacher

I’ve found it works better if you have some flat surfaces around, but it will work anywhere Start designing Inside 3D bear are a variety of libraries that you can use. 3DBear includes other 3D libraries that let students add, arrange, and create digital items in your classroom.

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. If you prefer face-to-face groups, check your local library or coffee shop for book clubs and other hobby groups.

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Take Two: Clever’s Newest Effort to Help Teachers Try Before They Buy Edtech

Edsurge

To continue encouraging teachers to find tools while still keeping tabs on what they’re using, Racine has asked them to turn to another destination: the Clever Library. Soft-launched last summer, the library currently houses more than 100 educational apps, which teachers can browse by subjects or categories (like assessment or presentation tools). With the Clever Library, the company aims to give teachers more agency in finding and trying new products.

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9 Web Tools for Creating Infographics

Teacher Reboot Camp

Also, access a library of free clipart, fonts, graphics and backgrounds. Venngage is an easy to use infographic maker and graphic design software with drag and drop. Check out this Google Draw template for creating infographics by John Calvert.

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Why is HUE HD a Must for your Classroom?

Ask a Tech Teacher

Inside the box, I found the HUE HD Pro Camera, camera base, instruction booklet, and Intuition software. Everything worked exactly as promised from the camera to the lights to the microphone to the software.

Information Sharing at the 2019 Nonprofit Technology Conference

Digital Promise

Below are a few online tools and software suggestions that can help your organization during this process. Google Draw (free). Software.

What I Like About Hypothes.is

ProfHacker

” and Google didn’t seem to have an answer to that (some of us should probably do the world a favor and update the outdated wikipedia page comparing web annotation tools ). Software Diigo Hypothes.is

Live Interview Thursday: Panel on Search Literacy with Google's Tasha Bergson-Michelson

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Tasha Bergson-Michelson is a Search Education Curriculum Fellow at Google. Jole Seroff is Director of Library and Academic Technology at Castilleja School in Palo Alto, CA, an independent school for girls in grades 6 through 12.

Teacher Play – 6 Apps to Explore This Summer

Fractus Learning

To personalize the modern-looking templates, you can use images from their library or upload your own images. Google Classroom (web, iOs, Android). You’ll need a Google Apps for Education account to set up your Google Classroom.

The video wall on college campuses in 2017

Bryan Alexander

Software allows interactivity and perhaps other functions, depending on the package. Additionally, the display can easily connect with FLUX HPC and offers many common software packages for researchers, designers, and programmers.

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Are Free Educational Videos Worth It?

myViewBoard

The majority of teachers who responded to our survey reported they tend to search for videos online using search engines such as YouTube (83%) and Google (61%). Many public and school libraries have databases of videos for patrons to search and use.

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How Is Cloud Computing Revolutionizing the Education Industry?

Ask a Tech Teacher

Online libraries and collections of free didactic documents were a reality as early as 1997 , through the Cisco Networking Academy. Although many professors still favor hard copies, online libraries have also made their way into the course plan in some places across the globe.

Cloud QR: A classroom friendly app to create QR codes

EdTech4Beginners

My own background is in software development, and I worked most of my time in advertisement agencies. Just pick an image from your library, and the app will upload the image to the internet and return a QR code to the user.

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. Tagged on: September 1, 2017 Google promised not to scan Gmail for targeted ads—but for how long? |

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