Project Pals: The Perfect PBL Software for Project Based Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

PBL Software Review From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. I just clicked on the Google button and signed in with my Google account. This task board is based on principles used in silicon valley called “agile software development” using tools like a Kanban board. Project Pals is a powerful new tool that lets students organize projects.

Guest Post: Top 5 Software To Create Fantastic Slideshows Easily

EdTech4Beginners

FlexClip is one of the most popular video makers based on web browser if you do some search by Google. 3- Google Photos: The Google Photos application allows you to create slideshows for several photos easily, where you can include music and effects for the movement of photos, all you have to do is arrange the photos in an album and then press the option (Create Movie) to create a movie.

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Blended Teaching: How Plagiarism Detection Software can Help Educators

Educational Technology Guy

Blended Teaching: How Plagiarism Detection Software Can Help Educators Gain Confidence Discover the benefits of using plagiarism detection software in times of blended teaching Today, EdTech has become more popular than ever before. Luckily, plagiarism detection software has it.

Math Journals: Adaptive Software + A Metacognitive Practice

Catlin Tucker

An increasing number of school districts are investing in adaptive math software–online programs that adjust to the learner’s individual performance. The benefit of adaptive software is that it allows students to engage in personalized practice. An online station focused on practice with adaptive software, like IXL, Dreambox or ALEKS. Although I appreciate the value of adaptive software, it is important to pair online practice with a metacognitive exercise.

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. Rather than typing this email over and updating it each time, here’s a post you can bookmark that I’ll keep up to date with information on the podcasting equipment setup and software we’re using now. Software. I export a single mp3 for my transcriptionist, Kymberli for her to work on and paste in Google Docs.

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? All you need is a device and software, like Google Hangouts Meet, Zoom, Join.me, GoToMeeting, or other tools that facilitate studying. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Lead Software Engineer

The Game Agency

7+ years of professional experience in software engineering or a related field. Familiar with Agile software development methodologies. Strong understanding/experience with source control tools and software. Cloud Infrastructures (Azure, AWS, Google Cloud). The post Lead Software Engineer appeared first on The Game Agency.

KingSoft free office suite software

Educational Technology Guy

After posting about SSUITE free office software , I found out about KingSoft Free Office Suite Software on Google+. KingSoft Free Office Suite Software includes word processor, spreadsheet, and presentation software and is easy to use, looking very similar to Microsoft Office. It is compatible with Microsoft Office file formats, as well as other file formats, and Microsoft Office can open KingSoft Office files without any additional software.

Autodesk offers free software to all students and schools

Educational Technology Guy

Autodesk , make of AutoCAD and other CAD and design software titles, is now offering AutoCAD and Fusion 360 free for education use. Related: STEM Resources for Educators LibreCAD - free, 2D CAD Software for Windows, OSX, and Linux My Top 10 Free Google Resources for Education - includes Google Sketchup 3D modeling software. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. autodesk CAD engineering free software

SSUITE - free office productivity software

Educational Technology Guy

SSUITE is free office productivity software that can be downloaded and used on any Windows system. Software includes: Desktop Office Suite (word processing, spreadsheets), money managers, invoice software, web browser, image editing, email, utilities, and much more. There is some great software here, all free, that can be of great use in education. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. free alternatives free resources free software Microsoft Office alternatives

Physion - free Physics Simulation Software

Educational Technology Guy

Physion is free Physics simulation software that can be used by educators to create physics simulations for their class or by students to create physics simulations to explore concepts or as part of a project. It is similar to software I used as an engineer. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

5 Great Software Functions!

WJU EdTech

Typically there are 5 types of instructional software functions. Teachers must analyze a software carefully to determine which instructional function it will serve to ensure that it supports the needs of the class. The nice thing about drill and practice software is that the programs often offer quick, simple feedback. Tutorial software offers self-contained instruction. Problem Solving Software. EdTech Ideas instructional software

Software that Supports Multilingual Dialogue

ProfHacker

There were instances where the translations made no sense and I would have to ask for clarification or try Google translate (yes, it provides different translations from Bing) or even try to read the thing myself, hoping that my moderate knowledge of French might help me understand the Spanish or detect typos. Google translate (also available as app). For Spanish, Caroline Kuhn suggested Mundo.es /Google followed by manual editing. Productivity Profession Software Teaching

Promethean Joins Google for Education Partner Program

eSchool News

Global education technology provider, Promethean ® , announced that it has become a Google for Education Partner, integrating its ClassFlow ® software with Google Classroom rostering, Google Drive, and Google Single sign-on.

Vernier Software & Technology Launches Go Direct Sensor Cart

Educational Technology Guy

Vernier Software & Technology Launches Go Direct Sensor Cart Vernier Software & Technology recently launched the new Go Direct® Sensor Cart for middle school, high school, and college physics students. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. The wireless dynamics cart allows students to easily explore force, position, velocity, and acceleration using Bluetooth® wireless technology.

Google Classroom: Exploring the Benefits for Teachers

EdTech Magazine

By Meghan Bogardus Cortez We take a deep dive into the advantages of this popular Google tool. Classroom Curriculum Digital Content Learning Management Software

Hoping to Spur 'Learning Engineering,' Carnegie Mellon Will Open-Source Its Digital-Learning Software

Edsurge

In an unusual move intended to shake up how college teaching is done around the world, Carnegie Mellon University today announced that it will give away dozens of the digital-learning software tools it has built over more than a decade—and make their underlying code available for anyone to see and modify. Officials estimate that developing the software has cost more than $100 million in foundation grants and university dollars.

Try LearnBoost: Free Amazing Gradebook Software for Teachers!

Kleinspiration

? Learnboost: Free Amazing Gradebook, Attendance, and Lesson Planning Software you''re one click away. LearnBoost empowers educators with free administrative software for schools and classrooms. Educators can track grades online, create and manage lesson plans, generate beautiful reports and analytics, share progress with parents and students, and much more while integrating with Google Apps.

District launches responsive website from Rediker Software

eSchool News

Waltham Public Schools chooses Rediker Software’s RediSite for their 10 schools and district office to meet the increasing mobile needs of parents, students and staff. Serving more than 5,500 students and 10 schools, Waltham Public Schools unveiled an improved approach to mobile communications recently by launching a district-wide responsive website from Rediker Software.

This software turns old laptops into new Chromebooks

eSchool News

Using device-agnostic software called Neverware, districts are breathing new life into old laptops. Neverware, a New York-based startup, makes software that lets older computers run newer operating systems without compromising speed. To ensure a smooth transition to the new operating system, three of the school’s technologists received their Google certification (on the administration side). Featured on eSchool News Google IT Newsletter Top News Uncategorized

Google Extends Digital Literacy Training to Teachers

EdTech Magazine

Classroom Digital Citizenship Game-based Learning Gamification Internet Management Software TrainingBy Meghan Bogardus Cortez The tech giant’s Be Internet Awesome campaign now includes a free course for teachers.

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? And if software companies—along with their visionary, deep-pocketed investors—now find it fashionable to give their products away so as to show a large user base and good growth numbers, isn’t this a boon that works in educators’ favor? Schools and boards will forego free software for the right software.

Google

EdTechTeam

Google LLC. Is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware. Google was founded in 1998 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were Ph.D. They incorporated Google as a privately held company on September 4, 1998. Sundar Pichai was appointed CEO of Google, replacing Larry Page who became the CEO of Alphabet.

3 lessons from data on how students are actually using educational apps and software at school

The Hechinger Report

classrooms but a study finds that students aren’t using much of the pricey software that schools buy (Photo by Jackie Mader). The company’s marketing pitch is that it can tell school administrators what educational software is actually being used, how much they’re spending on it and whether the ed tech they’re buying is boosting student performance — the education sector’s version of “return on investment.”. Apps are increasingly common in U.S.

Jamboard is a Google Apps File

Teacher Tech

Find and Access Your Jams in Google Drive Did you know you can create a collaborative space with the Jamboard software? This is a Google tool. It is a document file that you can find in your Google Drive just like any Google Doc, Sheets, or Slides. The post Jamboard is a Google Apps File appeared first on Teacher Tech. Beginner Google Jamboard

Dell debuts new collaborative software for Chromebooks

eSchool News

Dell Classroom, a new software solution available for Dell Chromebooks, helping foster student and teacher engagement. The company also revealed Dell Classroom, a Chrome-based software solution aimed at bridging the collaboration gap between students and teachers with tools that connect their devices in the classroom. We’re delighted to provide the software for free to our customers using Dell Chromebooks in schools.”

How educators and teachers can get the most out of online forms software - guest post

Educational Technology Guy

How educators and teachers can get the most out of online forms software Online forms might not be the first thing that comes to mind as a helpful classroom tool. Online form building software has increasingly become a fixture in schools all around the world over the past decade, and for good reason: it just makes collecting and organizing information easier. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Google Education Gains Momentum: 50M App Users, 10M Chromebook Users

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith Chromebooks and Google Apps are on a winning streak within the K–12 sector. Classroom Cloud Cloud apps Hardware Learning Management Software Notebooks

EXO U launches Ormiboard Pro Visual Creation Software

eSchool News

New whiteboarding software offers instant sharing to any student device, classroom management, and advanced interactivity building without an internet connection. a software development company, launched Ormiboard Pro , a visual creation and collaboration tool. Ormiboard Pro is an installed software with a perpetual license and enables complete device integration and collaborative sharing over existing networks via local WIFI (no internet access required).

Google Launches Education Conference on Hangouts

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith Google is launching an online education conference in May that's focused on innovating with the company's tools in classrooms. Classroom Cloud Cloud apps Platform as a Service Software as a Service

Chromebooks + Google Apps for Education = Cloud-Friendly Classrooms

EdTech Magazine

By Jacquelyn Bengfort Schools find a cost-effective approach to collaboration by implementing Google solutions. Classroom Cloud Cloud apps Digital Content Software as a Service

3 Add Ons to Solve Problems in Google Classroom (Programmed by 1 Teacher)

The CoolCatTeacher

Michael Backus on episode 557 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Michael Backus had a problem as he was teaching in Google Classroom. So, he programmed add-ons to solve the problem of needing checklists attached to his Google Classroom assignments. Learn about Google Classroom teaching practices as well as a problem-solving attitude that you can bring to your own school. If you don’t have Google Docs, just use this PDF.

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Learn Smarter, Not Harder: 5 Essential Google Classroom Apps

Ask a Tech Teacher

A few weeks ago, I got an email from Nancy with a great suggestion for an article topic: Google Classroom. I think you’ll enjoy her ideas on essential apps for her Google Classroom: Not much time has passed since Google Classroom first entered K-12 and higher ed classes, outmaneuvering all other classroom software providers with its availability and a great variety of apps. Grading assignments in Google Classroom is not always an easy thing.

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Classroom Device Management Empowers Teachers to Integrate Tech

EdTech Magazine

By Joe McAllister Educators can keep students on task with tools from Google and GoGuardian. Classroom Digital Content Management Mobile Device Management Mobility Software

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. software that uses Watson artificial intelligence technology and has been trained by some of the nation’s leading math experts, with feedback from more than 1,000 teachers across dozens of US states.