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. See information in the video.). See video below.).

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.

Software that Supports Multilingual Dialogue

ProfHacker

I could go on forever about this, but this post is actually about software that supports multilingual dialogue if it is something you are interested in trying for professional development or teaching/learning. Google translate (also available as app).

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 tools – Google Slides. Kasey Bell’s 8 Great Ways to Use Google Slides.

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Are Free Educational Videos Worth It?

myViewBoard

Quick take: Find out how most teachers are finding their educational videos for their lessons and the 5 problems that come from using free resources: Advertisements. Free educational videos are the mainstay of teachers using videos in their lessons but are they worth the trouble?

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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). Higher test scores could be caused by things other than the online software like great teaching. Most software is drastically underused by schools.

Loopster - Free Online Video Editor

Educational Technology Guy

Designs is working on a new motorcycle for a company called Loopster , that has something to do with online video work. I go check it out and, lo and behold, it''s a free online video editor! Loopster is a free service that let''s you easily create and edit videos online.

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Woopid - free technology tutorial videos

Educational Technology Guy

Woopid is a site that has free video tutorials on a variety of tech topics. There are thousands of video tutorials for PCs, Macs, apps and software, hardware, internet, and Ubuntu. The videos are searchable and the main page lists the most popular and new videos.

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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.

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.

Web Tools for Video and Audio Feedback on Essays and Projects

Teacher Reboot Camp

Adding comments through Word or Google Docs is time consuming and rarely do students check these comments. Below is a helpful video followed by some recommended web tools to help get you started providing video and audio feedback. Use the Youtube editor to edit the video.

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The video wall on college campuses in 2017

Bryan Alexander

Several weeks ago a client asked me about video walls on campuses. My impression now is that some colleges and universities are exploring the use of video walls for teaching and research, and have found a pretty wide range of functions.

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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

Texthelp Announces Teach for Google - free PD to help educators use Google Edu

Educational Technology Guy

Texthelp, a language and literacy support software company, has just announced Teach for Google , a new, online, professional development resource for educators. It is designed to help educators use Google Apps for Education to increase student achievement.

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Ideas for Using Kapwing Video Editor in the Classroom

techlearning

Kapwing is an online video editing website with a suite of tools. How Creative Users are Learning with Video: English Make visual flashcards acting out new vocabulary words Trim video clips from the movie version of a novel your class is reading to see a scene from a different perspective.

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Wiiboard Software

The Electric Educator

Smoothboard softwar e (this freeware is based off of the original work done by Johnny Chung Lee however it works much better and has several added components) 4. Video Projector 5. Here is a helpful video tutorial from youtube.com. You can find me on Twitter (@jrsowash), Google+, Linkedin (jrsowash), and YouTube (jrsowash). Turing a Nintendo Wii controler into a smartboard is a relatively simple process. Here is what you need.

Video Assignments Are the New Term Paper. How Does That Change Teaching and Learning?

Edsurge

Digital video has taken the world by storm. The Google-owned service is widely used that it may already soak up more than a third of all mobile traffic. Unsurprisingly, we increasingly learn from digital video. Traditional colleges now rely on digital video, too, as campuses have established official channels and faculty regularly turn to YouTube for content. Video also has greater “bandwidth” for communication, than text discussion forums, adding images to audio.

Host Synchronous Video Chats with Blab

ProfHacker

I spend a lot of my time in synchronous video conversations (even though I still prefer text-based asynchronous communication). The major advantage of Google hangouts on Air over all other tools is that livestreaming and automatic YouTubing of the video are free.

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7 New Features Added To Google Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

Google Announces New Features In Google Classroom. At TeachThought, while we love Apple’s products, app ecology, and general aesthetic, we tend towards recommending Google for most classrooms. 7 Changes To Google Classroom. Attach a Google Form to a post.

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Why Should Schools go with Google Apps and Chromebooks?

Educational Technology Guy

I''m a huge fan and user of Google Apps for Education and Chromebooks and have written about them at length here. Here is a generic version of what I presented as reasons why my district should Go Google that you can use in your own school/district. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Stop Asking How to Put a Worksheet in Google Classroom – SULS018

Shake Up Learning

The post Stop Asking How to Put a Worksheet in Google Classroom – SULS018 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Yes, I know you REALLY want to know how to put your worksheet into Google Classroom! . How to Put a Worksheet in Google Classroom. [07:18]

Google Announces Android Apps for Chromebooks - Very Nice!!

Educational Technology Guy

Yesterday, Google Announced the first 4 Android Apps that are available for Chromebooks. Offline Google Apps (Gmail and Docs) and now Offline Evernote. And, Google said more and more are coming. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Teacher Creativity Skill: Shoot and Edit Video

The Playground Advocate

In 1993, I was given the opportunity to visit a video production studio on the campus of Indiana University as part of a class I was taking for my computer endorsement on my teaching license. Shooting and editing video is an excellent set of skills to develop for your classroom and students.

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How to Edit Images in Google Docs and Slides

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Edit Images in Google Docs and Slides appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Did you know you can edit images inside Google Docs and Slides? In just a few clicks, you and your students can add some pizazz to your images in Google Docs and Google Slides !

For Online Class Discussions, Instructors Move From Text to Video

Edsurge

For Valenza and a growing number of instructors, the answer is video. They’re asking students to send in short video responses to questions or share their arguments by submitting short video presentations. To show me what that looks like in a recent online course she taught about how to manage school library programs, Valenza invited me to a Google Hangout so she could share her screen as we talked.

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Google Chromebooks and Chrome OS revisited - great for education

Educational Technology Guy

I am a huge user of Google''s many apps and resources. I also was lucky enough to receive a CR-48 Chromebook from Google to use and review. With all of the free web apps that exist, there is no need to license software either. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

What to Know Before Working With Google for Education

Edsurge

Even if you don’t like Google, Jeremy Lupoli told a crowded room surrounded by products from the tech giant, you’ll still have to work with it to get ahead in the education technology industry. based educator software provider Illuminate Education, was among four executives who talked candidly about working in Google’s partnership program for edtech companies. You’d be stupid to say, ‘We don’t want to partner with Google,’” Lupoli noted.

50 Of The Best Google Chrome Extensions For Teachers

TeachThought - Learn better.

50 Of The Best Google Chrome Extensions For Teachers. Google Chrome is, increasingly, where it’s at. But for the here and now, as far as browsers are concerned, Google Chrome is king, and part of what makes it great are Google Chrome Extensions. Google Similar Pages.

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Google Apps and Chromebooks Web App Recommendations - a whole lot!

Educational Technology Guy

Google Apps and Chromebooks App Recommendations and Substitutions Here is a list of Google Apps and Web Apps to use. Suggestions for extensions/apps to be preloaded on Chromebooks Edmodo Google Keep - notes and lists Evernote Web Adblock Plus Evernote Web Clipper WeVideo - Video Editor and Maker GeoGebra math app Read&Write - reading support EasyBib Desmos Graphing Calculator A to Z of Google Services https://docs.google.com/viewer?srcid=0B6dF7rWxc-5aMGMyanRsMW5DbzQ&pid=explorer&efh=false&a=v&chrome=false&embedded=true

Future Proofing Your Video Platform: A Cautionary Tale About Obsolescence

Edsurge

Colleges and universities are awash in digital video. Chief information officers (CIOs) are tasked with organizing, sharing and providing on-demand access to terabytes of video for a panoply of stakeholders. Even as learning sciences offer stronger evidence of how video can support learners, CIOs continue to invest in commercial video platforms that solve for yesterday’s use case—often without a clear picture of how demand will evolve in the coming years.

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Lots of great new things coming to Google Apps and Chromebooks!!!

Educational Technology Guy

Google Apps for Education and Chromebooks have become truly awesome resources for schools and Google just keeps improving them. With this new announcement, the Google Play Store and most of it's app will work with Chromebooks. I have over 100 apps on my smartphone, sync Evernote offline (9,000 notes) and sync Google drive offline and I am only using 9GB (18GB if you count the hundreds of photos and videos of my daughter). Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

The video wall on college campuses in 2017

Bryan Alexander

Several weeks ago a client asked me about video walls on campuses. My impression now is that some colleges and universities are exploring the use of video walls for teaching and research, and have found a pretty wide range of functions.

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Meet the Edtech Grantees of Google’s $25 Million AI Impact Challenge

Edsurge

Seven years ago, Google’s artificial intelligence technology was barely able to identify cat videos with passable precision. along with a handful of nonprofit organizations building education software for teachers, students and parents.

The demise of Google’s Project Ara and modularity in computing

The Christensen Institute

From a business model point of view, Google could enable an ecosystem where modules could be provided by multiple third parties, collecting platform rents and expanding the market to potential nonconsumers on the basis of price reduction and customization.