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. Project Pals is a powerful new tool that lets students organize projects. I just clicked on the Google button and signed in with my Google account.

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. Software. Audacity is a free, handy open source audio editing tool. Dropbox is our sync tool between all of the people involved with the show.

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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.

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. Students can use it at home and at school, giving them and teachers new tools for them to use in some great projects. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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.

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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.

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. Tutorial software offers self-contained instruction.

How To Effectively Use Educational Assessment Tools

ViewSonic Education

Quick Take: Overview of educational assessment tools focusing on Summative assessment and Formative assessment. To be a well-rounded educator it is important to use both these tools in combination effectively. Use assessments as a tool to better your students learning

Kasey Bell’s 8 Great Ways to Use Google Slides

The CoolCatTeacher

Kasey Bell teaches us eight great ways to use Google Slides. From stop motion to video controls and cool add-ins for formative assessment and graphics, learn about this Swiss Army Knife of Google toolsGoogle Slides. Kasey Bell’s 8 Great Ways to Use Google Slides.

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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.

Top Tips, Tools and Techniques for Easy Formative Assessment

The CoolCatTeacher

Every teacher should have one or two formative assessment tools that are part of their lesson flow. A teacher with a smartphone has amazing tools in hand. My question is why more teachers don’t use these tools. Here’s how I saved time using these tools.

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.

How to Use Padlet: A Fantastic Tool for Teaching

The CoolCatTeacher

Useful Tools for Teachers Padlet is a versatile, easy to use tool for every teacher’s toolkit. At the bottom of this post, I have a Padlet that is temporarily open for you to post and share your favorite edtech tools. Assessment Free Resources Tech Tips Tools

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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? It’s hard to connect to systems like this and do it in an elegant way, so very few free tools do.

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 tools can save hours, paper, and your budget. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

5 Must-have tools for Ed Conferences

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are five tools that will make you look and act like the Diva of Digital: Google Maps. Bring the latest version of the Google Maps app on your smartphone or iPad, complete with audio directions. Note Taker HD –the iPad app for professionals in need of note-taking software.

ISTE 2015: Google Classroom Expands With API Tools and Share Button

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith New tools give educators more control over their classroom roster and powerful integration with SIS. Classroom Digital Content Learning Management 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.

Google Apps Are Used Widely in K-12. A New Tool Will Show Just How Useful They Are.

Edsurge

One doesn’t need to search long to see how deep Google has seeped into schools. The company claims that, around the world, 90 million students and educators use its productivity tools, G Suite for Education. Forty million use Google Classroom, its learning management system.

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Pixar makes its 3D rendering tool, RenderMan, free for anyone

Educational Technology Guy

Pixar, the company behind Toy Story, Cars and other incredible animated movies, has announced that it''s in-house 3D rendering software, RenderMan , is now free for non-commercial use. This is a great tool to help students learn graphic design and create some great projects. -.

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5 Technology Tools For Educators

EdNews Daily

These five tools are some of the most popular. . Interactive whiteboards upgrade this teaching tool from a one-way method of communication to an interactive tool that allows teachers and students to collaborate in real-time. Web-Based Tools.

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

Top Edtech Classroom Tools

edWeb.net

And to help teachers navigate the plethora of materials for the digital classroom, Tanner Higgin, Director of Education Editorial Strategy at Common Sense Education, presented “ 50 Top Edtech Tools for the Classroom.” The post Top Edtech Classroom Tools appeared first on edWeb.

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. Dell also introduced Dell Classroom, a new Chrome-based software solution designed to promote more individualized engagement between students and teachers in the classroom.

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. Keyboard shortcuts are great productivity tools that help speed up what you are doing.

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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

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.

Google Suite Alternative: sandstorm.io

ProfHacker

I love Google Docs. I’m composing this blog post in a google doc. But, given the economics of google and questions of privacy, as well as Slack’s new Terms of Service , more and more institutions are turning to alternatives. And I love Slack (I wrote about it here first! ).

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

22 Digital Tools You Must Have in Your Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

Those geeky tech tools that we adults like to avoid are taking over the classroom. They’re ready for tech, wondering what’s taking us so long to adopt the tools they can’t get enough of at home. Google Apps. vocabulary decoding tools. Annotation Tool. Google Apps.

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 a powerful tool for photo editing but Photoshop is out of reach? You might want to explore Open Source software! Open Source Software.

Top Posts of 2018 Focus on Big Education Companies and Popularity of Digital Tools

Marketplace K-12

The post Top Posts of 2018 Focus on Big Education Companies and Popularity of Digital Tools appeared first on Market Brief. What were the biggest news stories about the K-12 market in 2018? Check out Marketplace K-12's 10 most popular blog posts over the past year.

Google's $149 Photo Editing Tool Is Now Free

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

April 24, 2017 TWe have just learned through Open Culture that Google has made its popular photo editing software, Google’s Nik Collection, free of charge for both Mac and Windows users. Google PhotosThe original.read more.

Exploring Google Sheets

ProfHacker

Apparently Google released this feature over a year ago, but only recently did I notice the “Explore” button in Google Sheets — likely because, for whatever reason, Google decided to call it to my attention by splashing a notice over the lower right quadrant of my browser window.

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