Coding Websites/Webtools by Grade

Ask a Tech Teacher

Google Computer Science for High School –free workshops (with application) for K-12 teachers. KOOV –by Sony Education. Stencyl –build games without coding with downloaded software. Over the next week, I’ll share ideas that will get you ready for your Hour of Code.

Top K–12 Tech Tools for Teaching STEM

EdTech Magazine

Computer-aided design software: There are a dozen kid-friendly CAD programs that allow budding engineers and architects to design 3D objects, from simple to sophisticated. . Robotics kits: Products like the Sony KOOV and HamiltonBuhl’s HB Invent! Google+. Top K–12 Tech Tools for Teaching STEM. eli.zimmerman_9856. Wed, 10/24/2018 - 13:49.

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IPEVO's cool new DO-CAM

Kathy Schrock

In addition, when meeting with students for content support, a doc cam can allow you to show the doc cam video in a Zoom or Google Meet window for the students. The DO-CAM works with IPEVO's free Visualizer software which is available for Windows, Mac, and ChromeOS.

IPEVO VZ-R HDMI/USB Dual Mode 8MP Document Camera

Kathy Schrock

IPEVO offers two free software programs to support this: Visualizer and Visualizer LTSE (accessibility software to use with the document camera). Zoom Microsoft Teams Google Hangouts/Meet GoToMeeting Webex Skype IPEVO VZ-R HDMI/USB plugged directly into a projector The IPEVO VZ-R HDMI/USB document camera can also easily be used to showcase items, live drawings, and book pages to the entire class, even without a computer!

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This Workforce Partnership Trains Tech Talent. Can It Boost Civic Engagement Too?

Edsurge

Roughly 200 local employers, including Kaiser Permanente, OSISoft, Sony and Typeform, have also participated. Shuffling along the stations are adult professionals—among them city officials, including the mayor of San Leandro, and representatives from Google, Sony and Wells Fargo—who offer guidance and poke holes in the projects. Using drones and Picterra, an AI object detection software, she wants to locate trash hotspots in beaches, parks and other public spaces.

Impatient with universities’ slow pace of change, employers go around them

The Hechinger Report

The courses employers have been helping to create don’t just teach skills students need to work for Microsoft, Amazon or Google, like the highly specialized training classes that are longtime industry standards — Linux System Administration, for example, or Office 365 Fundamentals. It usually manages to fill just two or three of those positions, Soni said. Soni is more blunt. “We’ve Microsoft employees in Redmond, Washington.

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WHAT’S NEW

techlearning

Software & Online ACCELERATE LEARNING STEMSCOPES SCIENCE ( www.stemscopes.com ) Accelerate Learning announced a new platform using the best of CNN’s digital content to create a new science education product. The cloud-based software automates and streamlines the registration, enrollment and admissions workflow to give time and money back to school and district administrative staff to spend on supporting teaching and learning.

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Teacher Creativity Skill: Shoot and Edit Video

The Playground Advocate

I also realized that unless I was going to teach a communications course, I was unlikely to have the equipment or software to take advantage of these tools in the classroom. You can also buy inexpensive digital video cameras that are very portable and relatively inexpensive such as the Sony Bloggie and the Kodak PlayFull.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” That’s Joel Rose ’s School of One software. ” The Google Memo. Via Motherboard : “ Google Employee’s Anti-Diversity Manifesto Goes ‘Internally Viral’ ” Via Wired : “Internal Messages Show Some Googlers Supported Fired Engineer’s Manifesto.” ” Via The Guardian’s Julie Carrie Wong : “Segregated Valley: the ugly truth about Google and diversity in tech.”

Education Technology and the History of the Future of Credentialing

Hack Education

If you want a job as a software developer in the technology industry, you’ll need a college degree. As The Wall Street Journal reported in March, Seventy-five percent of job ads for those roles at technology companies specify an educational requirement, compared with 58% of openings posted by the full universe of employers that are hiring software developers, according to Burning Glass Technologies, a labor-market data firm that analyzed 1.6 By Google.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via Fast Company : “How Software Is Taking On School Shootings.” ” Related: Safiya Umoja Noble’s new book Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism is out soon, and it seems like a “must read” for teachers, particularly those who tout their special “Google Certified Educator” badges. “ AI Will Give Rise to ’Superhuman Workers ,’ Says Google X Co-Founder,” writes Futurism.com.

'Robots Are Coming For Your Jobs'

Hack Education

Code.org is backed by a long list of technology companies – from AT&T to Amazon to Facebook to Google to Verizon. (I’ll Sony’s in the business. ” As venture capitalist Tom Vander Ark wrote in Education Week in July , “Chalk up the sector disruption to better software-as-a-service platforms, cheaper cloud-computing services and the rise of artificial intelligence across all HR functions.”