Vernier Software & Technology Offers Free Remote Learning Resources for STEM

Educational Technology Guy

To keep students engaged in STEM learning during school closures, Vernier Software & Technology is offering a robust collection of free remote learning solutions for teachers and students. All experiments are designed exclusively for Logger Pro, a software program that teachers and students can also access via an extended free demo. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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. education edtech slideshows teaching technology

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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.

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? Reasons to Make Use of eLearning There are plenty of advantages when it comes to eLearning technology for both teachers and students. Accessibility It may seem like the world is open to technological advancements.

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). Familiarity with additional technologies: Serverless Functions (Azure Functions, AWS Lambda). Caching technologies (Akamai, etc.). The post Lead Software Engineer appeared first on The Game Agency.

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. The wireless dynamics cart allows students to easily explore force, position, velocity, and acceleration using Bluetooth® wireless technology. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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.

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.

Five Top Technology Trends In Special Education

Wisewire

(TNS) — Fueled by technological advances, changing state policies, and a continued push from advocates, ed-tech companies and researchers are crafting new tools and strategies to better serve students with disabilities. ” Against that backdrop, Education Week canvassed the field for insights on new developments in the use of technology to support special education. Some promising technologies, such as virtual reality, are still very much in the experimental stage.

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This software turns old laptops into new Chromebooks

eSchool News

Using device-agnostic software called Neverware, districts are breathing new life into old laptops. In education, that just doesn’t work,” says Rosa Ojeda, technology director for the 8-school, 6,700-student district. Our teachers are at the innovative state and ready to start using technology in the classroom,” Ojeda explains, “but our current budget doesn’t support that. After installing the software, she says boot-up times shrank to 12 seconds and battery life doubled.

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.

Google’s Soli Uses Gesture Technology to Immerse K–12 Students

EdTech Magazine

Google’s Soli Uses Gesture Technology to Immerse K–12 Students. Gesture control isn’t ubiquitous yet, but the technology is progressing. In January, the Federal Communications Commission approved Google ’s Project Soli , a sensing technology that uses miniature radar to detect touchless gestures. . MORE FROM EDTECH: Check out what experts see as the future of classroom technology in K–12. Miller writes about technology for CIO.com.

How Powerful Use of Technology Can Increase Student Engagement

Digital Promise

And at Landrum Middle School in South Carolina, software allowed students to be assessed based on the accuracy of their music performance, encouraging them to improve their score each time they played the piece. These schools were among 50 underserved middle schools around the country that benefited from an digital learning coach during the pilot year of Digital Promise’s Dynamic Learning Project (DLP), with generous support from Google.

3 Emerging Technologies That Will Reshape Education in 2019

Wisewire

Education and cutting-edge technologies are core to the many programs at NYC Media Lab , where we lead university-corporate partnerships, communications and events. The goal is to merge engineering and design research happening at the city’s universities with resources and opportunities from the media and technology industry—to develop new prototypes, explore applied R&D projects, launch new companies and encourage the latest thinking.

How Technology Can Help Deepen Students’ Learning

EdNews Daily

Fortunately, technology tools can provide support for each stage. Technology-Supported Surface-Level Learning. Technology for whole group settings, e.g., interactive flat panel displays and presentation software, can engage students by using videos and vivid images to get them curious and excited about a subject. Technology-Supported Transfer of Learning. Technology-Support Deep Learning. By Kelly Bielefeld.

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? Free solutions in education are usually relatively simple technology.

3 Technology Benefits for Homeschoolers

Ask a Tech Teacher

One of the wonderful Ask a Tech Teacher contributers, Jenny Wise, is a busy homeschooler who suggested I publish an article about the benefits of technology for the homeschooler. I asked Jenny if she would share how she came to homeschool her children, how technology contributes to her success, and then share resources. These technologies are helping students achieve academic and social success while meeting the needs of various learning styles.

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. The post Google appeared first on EdTechTeam.

Information Sharing at the 2019 Nonprofit Technology Conference

Digital Promise

Recently, I attended the 2019 Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) in Portland, Oregon, hosted by NTEN , to catch up on the newest trends in educational technology (edtech) and learn about cutting-edge tools that may be integrated to boost adult learning and workforce development initiatives at Digital Promise. How ideas from the Nonprofit Technology Conference can positively impact adult learning and workforce development initiatives. Google Draw (free). Software.

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. These announcements come as part of Dell’s participation as a Gold sponsor in the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) 2016 Conference and Expo.

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. That’s because the way students and teachers interact with technology has completely changed. 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.

Jumpstart Engagement with Interactive Whiteboard Classroom Technology

ViewSonic Education

The advent of interactive large format displays further expands the options for achieving the documented benefits delivered by this transformative classroom technology. Classroom display board technology is a powerful thing. Introduced in 1801, the chalkboard was a transformative classroom technology. Ed-tech pros hail interactive whiteboards for their ability to quickly integrate classroom technology. Improvements in Interactive Whiteboard Technology.

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.

Learning First, Technology Second #motivationmonday

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Liz Kolb @lkolb talks about how we can put learning first and a very important reason technology should be second. In today’s show, Liz Kolb talks about the role of learning and technology: What is the role of technology in learning. When technology is a distraction. How we can make technology improve learning and not distract from it. Want to hear another episode on improving learning with technology? Book: Learning First, Technology Second.

A Beginner’s Guide to #EdTech Open Source Software

Fractus Learning

Did you ever explore a learning possibility only to realize that the software to make it happen costs a lot of money? Do you want to explore 3-D animation but don’t want to spend a lot of money on software you might not ultimately use? You might want to explore Open Source software! Open Source Software. In contrast, Open Source software groups allow you to download the source code, so that you can add to or alter the function of the software.

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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5 Technology Tools For Educators

EdNews Daily

Advances in classroom technology are making it easier than ever for educators to design engaging, interactive lesson plans, while also streamlining the administrative work that has become such a large part of their job. New types of technology are being utilized in the classroom every year. Most interactive whiteboard systems include lesson planning software and access to a library of educational tools. Education News Featured Technology

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. This effective public-private partnership is a testament to what can be achieved when educators are entrusted with innovative technology to support powerful learning.”

Keyboard Shortcuts for Google Docs

Educational Technology Guy

Just like most software, Google Docs has keyboard shortcuts available. Google has a great support article with all of the Google Docs keyboard shortcuts , by OS, listed. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Google Docs Google for EducatorsIt lists the shortcuts for PC, Mac, Chrome OS, Android and iOS.

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Woopid - free technology tutorial videos

Educational Technology Guy

There are thousands of video tutorials for PCs, Macs, apps and software, hardware, internet, and Ubuntu. Related: How to Support others with Tech Help Online Tech Tips - great tech help and tips on everything Tech-Ease Tech Support Site Teach Parents Tech - create tech support care packages 180 Technology Tips site 10 Tech Skills Every Student (and educator) Should Have. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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

Neo LMS

Technology plays a prominent role in the modern classroom. Students use laptops, tablets, and myriad software to complete in-class work and at-home assignments. Education technology tools and solutions are becoming commonplace and widespread. As a result, educators must stay on top of trends and pursue ongoing learning in technology. Here are a few methods for staying current in education technology trends: Read through industry magazines.