Flipsnack: A fun way to make interactive online magazines #edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

Flipsnack: A fun way to make interactive online magazines #edtech. And the one thing that Flipsnack cannot do it … it cannot be worked on simultaneously like Google docs where two students can work on it at once.

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Pros and Cons of Using eLearning Software in Your Classroom

Educational Technology Guy

Although some academic institutions and educational professionals still doubt the high value of eLearning software, technology-based education is no longer a myth. Lockdown aside, why are more teachers turning to online educational software? Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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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? Schools and boards will forego free software for the right software.

Feedly: An RSS Reader Replacement for Google Reader

The 21st Century Principal

With the impending demise of Google Reader, I have been in search for an RSS Reader replacement. I also tried other alternatives suggested on Twitter, such as Newsblur and some desktop software readers such as Feedreader. I liked Google Reader because of it''s simplicity.

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Implementing education technology by pursuing technology education: Professional Development ideas for educators

Neo LMS

Students use laptops, tablets, and myriad software to complete in-class work and at-home assignments. Here are a few methods for staying current in education technology trends: Read through industry magazines. Technology plays a prominent role in the modern classroom.

9 Super Apps For Stargazers

The CoolCatTeacher

iOS, Google Play, Kindle Fire ($2.99) [link]. iOS, Google Play (Free) [link]. 99) Night Sky Lite Google Play (Free). The app also gets you a subscription to Sky Magazine. Planetarium” Software. 7 – Google Sky. Get into Nature to Nurture.

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12 Tech Tasks To End the School Year

Ask a Tech Teacher

I won’t take time in this article (I’m at about 1000 words right now) for a how-to on each activity so if you don’t know how to complete one, check with your IT folks or Google it: Make sure your firewall and antivirus programs are working. Update software.

K-12 Blueprint - tools, research, devices, best practices and more to support effective EdTech projects

Educational Technology Guy

There are toolkits with information and resources for developing and deploying technology initiatives, information on choosing the right device for your schools, software and apps, curriculum, news, research, and blogs from educators and edtech leaders. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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

Neo LMS

A version of this post was originally published in Teach Secondary Magazine , July 2019. We have stepped seamlessly into a world called the Internet of Things — a world of interconnected software and human interaction. Google Home devices also have their share of the market.

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Top Tips, Tools and Techniques for Easy Formative Assessment

The CoolCatTeacher

If you are taking the grade for the quiz or test, you can send those grades to your Gradebook software in a snap. Google Forms. Time Magazine Article mentioned in the show. a Talk with Tony Vincent From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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. She has been honored as a Library of Congress American Memory Fellow, a Library Journal Mover & Shaker, and has received Time Magazine’s Grand Prize Award for innovative Internet curriculum.

Innovative Ways to Encourage Writing

Ask a Tech Teacher

There are three great options for audio writing in your classroom: Audacity –software download; free. Here are suggestions: LucidPress –provides professional-looking templates for brochures, magazines, fliers, and more. Slides–online free slideshow tool from Google.

11 Things Students Need to Know to Be Successful

The CoolCatTeacher

All software is useless if we don’t invest in the greatest software in the world… the human brain. The software within our children is the most important software being created. I look at magazines and think I don’t look like her either.”

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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. Tweak Your Tablet for Learning My favorite way to read blogs, magazines and such is Flipboard.

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EdTech definitions every teacher should know: Part 1

Neo LMS

The best educational example of this, I think, Google Cardboard where students simply download a VR educational app, slip their smartphones into a set of cardboard goggles, and are taken on a fully immersive journey to places such as Mars, the Great Wall of China and the Louvre.

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The One Present I Wish Parents Would Give My Students

The CoolCatTeacher

They are collaborating in Google Docs with their partners out of town. Artists can use graphic tablets, software, or apps. Hands-on makers might like robots, a subscription to Make Magazine, or something to build.

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7 Innovative Writing Methods for Students

Ask a Tech Teacher

There are three great options for audio writing in your classroom: Audacity –software download; free. Here are suggestions: LucidPress –provides professional-looking templates for brochures, magazines, fliers, and more. Slides–online free slideshow tool from Google.

A Call to Remake the Maker Faire

Edsurge

The story starts in 2005 when Dale Dougherty founded MAKE: magazine as a quarterly publication with his long-time business partner, Tim O’Reilly. Their message was simple: Think creatively about hardware, much like people think about software.

Content Monitoring Tools Help K–12 IT Officials Patrol Internet Boundaries

EdTech Magazine

In education, software programs lend a helping hand just about everywhere, from device ­management to digital learning. Some schools even rely on ­software to save lives. Content Monitoring Tools Help K–12 IT Officials Patrol Internet Boundaries. eli.zimmerman_9856.

Review: LittleBit’s Code Kit Makes Programming Fun

EdTech Magazine

LittleBits unique coding software is based on Google ’s Blockly, which makes programming more intuitive. The software is available for all major operating systems and installs quickly. blogs and produces videos for EdTech magazine.

13 Ways to Use Canva in Your Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

Unfortunately, it was (and continues to be) an expensive piece of software not traditionally included in Microsoft’s Office Suite (though that changed with Office 365). Magazines. Indigenous Cultures Magazine in Publisher.

My Workflow as CIO - includes heavy use of Evernote

Educational Technology Guy

We manage multiple large IT projects at once, including desktops, Chromebooks, Smartboards, network upgrades, Kronos, printers, new school construction, multiple network applications and software, and also consult on all technology issues and purchases in the district.

Evernote Tips and Tricks Series - #10 - scanning documents and business cards

Educational Technology Guy

Or, you can use Fujitsu scanners, which have software that allows you to scan directly into Evernote. I''ve been able to digitize every document, photo and even old books, magazines, guidebooks and more using it. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

What Happens When Technology Fails? 3 Work-Arounds

Ask a Tech Teacher

They will be wide-ranging, everything from a student’s device not having required software to the classroom systems not hooking up to the school’s network or wifi. Google the problem. Has this happened to you?

The Key Role of Tech in Accessibility for All

edWeb.net

Apps and software are a boon for special needs students, but teachers shouldn’t download whatever they feel like. All software—and hardware—should be vetted by a team of faculty and IT staff. Randy was a Tech & Learning Magazine runner-up for 2017 digital leaders.

How Districts Can Unlock Actionable Data

edWeb.net

Along with a 1:1 goal, comes the deluge of edtech tools, software, and applications into classrooms. Mike Schwab has spent his career in finance, enterprise software sales and edtech.

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Organizing the Edtech Toolbox

edWeb.net

During the edWebinar, “ Transform Learning: Track Results for Chromebooks, Google Suite, and Every Application,” presenters Kyle Berger, Chief Technology Officer at Grapevine-Colleyville ISD, TX, and Matthew X. Teachers have many edtech resources in their toolbox now.

Over 40 STEAM Resources… Creative Thinking, STEM, and PBL at FETC 2020

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

He attributes this theory to the role Asia now plays in the global economy with automation being software driven, and abundance of material in the market place. One example used was Google’s idea to allow its employees 20% percent job time for self direction. Image Creative Commons.

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Going Global-Tips And Resources For Global Collaborations

The Web20Classroom

It was easy to read about them in a magazine or watch a news report but she knew there had to be a better way. Google Hangouts can be a great alternative. So, with the software and hardware out of the way we can focus in on where to find people and projects.

Make Your Classroom Truly Global

The Web20Classroom

It was easy to read about them in a magazine or watch a news report but she knew there had to be a better way. Google Hangouts can be a great alternative. So, with the software and hardware out of the way we can focus in on where to find people and projects.

Most Read Articles on Ed Tech Guy from past week

Educational Technology Guy

Physion - free Physics Simulation Software 5. EdTech Magazine''s 50 Must Read EdTech Blogs & my additions to list 8. Group insurance for electronic devices , Algebrator algebra helper , Livescribe SmartPen and the Google ads. You can also follow me on Twitter and Google+. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. I''m recovering from injections to my back for my herniated discs and relaxing this weekend. Monday is graduation and Tuesday is the last day of school.

Planning for the Total Cost of Edtech Initiatives

edWeb.net

Strategic planning for edtech is an endless journey—and not just because of constantly evolving hardware and software. Most educators look at the cost of their device and software, but what they need to understand is that the total cost includes PD, tech support, sustainability.

PopBoardz: a media dashboard for instruction and presentation

NeverEndingSearch

Simply drag and drop PDFs, JPEGs, videos, notes and websites, as well as anything in your camera roll, your Google or iCloud Drives as tiles onto a board. Currently, you can export to DropBox or Google Drive. So, what would happen if Pinterest and Symbaloo and Blendspace had a baby?

Profile of Asbury Park (NJ) Superintendent Sancha Gray

techlearning

Sascha Zuger is a lifestyle journalist for national magazines, a travel writer, and a young adult novelist. Google Classroom —Digital learning management system using Google apps ? MobyMax —Digital personalized learning software ? Autodesk Inventor CAD Software.

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Dave Eggers on Finding Creative Refuge From the ‘Lunacy’ of Technology

Edsurge

We hardly think twice about spell-check and other auto-correct features in writing software—in fact, their absence would make some feel rather lost and empty. EdSurge: You’ve written many novels, children’s books and stories for newspapers and magazines.