The Coronavirus’ Chilling Effect Hits Edtech Industry Conferences

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spike in coronavirus cases, which currently numbers around 118 cases in 16 states , is leaving the edtech conference industry with an existential (if not quite Shakespearean) question at the start of its busy events season: to host or not to host? The recent U.S.

Education Technology Industry Network and StartEd Will Host Ed Tech Growth Event in New York

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and New York, NY) — The Education Technology Industry Network ( ETIN ) of the Software Information Industry Association ( SIIA ), the largest non-profit software industry policy and advocacy association, announced today a partnership with StartEd Inc.,

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How—and Why—We Can Improve the Future of Mobile Learning

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This development, combined with tremendous growth in mobile device usage due to improved technology, naturally led to a shift in mobile learning patterns. Despite this promising beginning, the role of mobile devices in the classroom and in education overall is still rather limited. He or she relies on his or her smartphone and other mobile devices to communicate, create content, and access and share information. You might wish to capture it on your mobile device.

Students Invited to Take a Peek into the Future of Mobility

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Students will also get an insiders’ tour of the University of Michigan’s Mcity , the one of a kind urban test facility where industry, government and academia come together to improve transportation, safety, sustainability and accessibility for the benefit of society.

TeachThought Is Looking For Interns. (Again.)

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Host a twitter chat. Write a post on blended learning in a mobile classroom. Industry InterestTeachThought Is Looking For Interns. Again.). by TeachThought Staff. Every 6 months or so, we send out a call for interns.

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Global digital tribe

Learning with 'e's

People feel free to say much more on Twitter than they would dare to say to someone face to face. Industrial society eroded the tribal gatherings of more primitive societies and redefined community.

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ISTE 2019: Everything You Need to Know Before the First Day

EdTech Magazine

JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Follow @EdTech_K12 on Twitter for continued ISTE 2019 coverage. Follow EdTech on Twitter as well as the event hashtag, #ISTE19 , to stay up to date. Twitter. ISTE 2019: Everything You Need to Know Before the First Day. eli.zimmerman_9856.

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Goal: From the Heart to the Mind

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When you accomplish any of the 2015 goals with a tech tool and post in our FB group or on Twitter, you will have a chance at winning a copy of Nik Peachey’s new interactive iBook, Digital Video. Welcome to Cycle 6 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Inspire Forward ! .

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Aviary Photo Editor Acquired by Adobe

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Aviary, the popular web based (and mobile app) photo and imaging editor has been acquired by Adobe. The press release from Adobe says that they acquired Aviary to help them "Accelerates Delivery of Mobile Apps that Integrate with Adobe Creative Cloud". They also state that "This is great news for developers because thousands of mobile apps will have the opportunity to become compatible with industry-defining desktop tools like Photoshop CC, as well as new Creative Cloud services."

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10 Tips for teachers to make the most of ISTE

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Edtech conferences are a great opportunity for everyone activating in the education sector to connect and network with fellow like-minded people and take the pulse of the industry. Also, some interactive sessions will require you to use at least your mobile phone.

Goal: From the Heart to the Mind

Teacher Reboot Camp

When you accomplish any of the 2015 goals with a tech tool and post in our FB group or on Twitter, you will have a chance at winning a copy of Nik Peachey’s new interactive iBook, Digital Video. Welcome to Cycle 6 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Inspire Forward ! .

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Learn Why Edsby Is A Great Learning Management System For Your School | @Edsby

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Edsby is a robust, cloud-based, mobile learning management system that incorporates social learning, course planning, assessment management, and much more into a simple, easy to use package for the entire school community. Twitter: https://twitter.com/edsby.

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Why your young students love e-learning

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They turn to other social media sites , like Instagram, Snapchat, Tumblr, Yik Yak, or Twitter. E-learning is mobile. Kids live in the same world as we do, and they keep up pretty well in terms of mobile devices ownership. Kids are our future.

GoGuardian Develops a New AI-Enabled Cloud Filter for K–12 Schools

EdTech Magazine

GoGuardian has announced a new AI-enabled cloud-based filtering solution for K–12 schools designed to expand filtering capabilities to all mobile and personal devices connected to school networks. . Twitter. GoGuardian Develops a New AI-Enabled Cloud Filter for K–12 Schools.

Cultural hegemony and disruption

Learning with 'e's

Wikipedia is popular because it can be accessed from anywhere using a web enabled mobile phone. All mainstream TV channels have now adopted Facebook and Twitter to capture views and news from citizen journalists from news hot spots around the world, just to keep ahead of the opposition.

6 Podcasting Microphones … But Which is Best For Your Podcast?

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Do you need to record on a laptop, Chromebook, iPad, or Mobile Phone? Some of these will be recommended for situations where you will be looking to record in a studio and others are great for mobile solutions. Follow us on Twitter: @PodcastingToday.

HOT QR Codes in the Classroom & Library

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A Quick Response (QR) code is a two-dimensional or 2D bar code which can be interpreted by any mobile phone with camera capabilities. QR Code Jewelry - If I weren''t so busy (and so indolent) I''d start a cottage industry of Customizable QR Code jewelry or buttons on Etsy.com.

MAD about Mattering: A New Global Collaborative App Project #steam

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The Next Step in Global Collaboration From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. MAD about Mattering is a new project that is a dream come true for me! Last year, my students learned to program apps using MAD-Learn and released two apps onto the app store.

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K–12 Teachers Use Virtual and Augmented Reality Platforms to Teach Coding

EdTech Magazine

Coding skills are in high demand and will soon become a necessary skill for nearly all industries. A study conducted at Georgia Tech found that students who used mobile augmented reality platforms to learn coding performed better on assessments than their counterparts. . “We Twitter.

Library in Your Pocket

The Daring Librarian

The Library in Your Pocket: Mobile Trends for Libraries View more presentations from Meredith Farkas. From her slideshare: Why should we care about Mobile Devices? billion SMS messages being sent daily Over 276 million wireless users (source: CITA Wireless Industry Survey, 2009).

How K–12 Schools Have Adopted Artificial Intelligence

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The ubiquity of AI across industries leads to two key points for K–12 schools. . Please join the discussion on Twitter by using the #ConnectIT hashtag. Twitter. How K–12 Schools Have Adopted Artificial Intelligence. eli.zimmerman_9856. Thu, 01/03/2019 - 12:05.

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Pushing the Limits on Instagram in 2018

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This can be a huge opportunity for storytelling and using Instagram posts as mini blog posts or a way to feature brand or industry news. Share it on Twitter using #InstagramLimitations. Instagram for #PR: Mobile Photography Tips Tell a News Story.

Friday 5 — 4.1.2016

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If the headlines you scroll through in your Facebook or Twitter feed seem remarkably similar, there’s a good reason for that. Low-res live video captured via mobile was all the rage last year with Meerkat and then Periscope, and recently Facebook Live videos seem to be everywhere.

Virtual Reality (VR) as a New Educational Paradigm

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Enrique Cachafeiro on episode 204 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Right now we have a very established, traditional, industrial age paradigm for instruction — that is not budging, for all that we do.

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Tapping Tech-Savvy Students for IT Support and Digital Learning

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There are a growing number of ways to help students push their technology interests further by earning industry-recognized certifications or using their digital schools for community service projects. MORE FROM EDTECH: Learn how industry-specific technology is helping schools prep students for future jobs. This generation grew up with mobile technology, and many received their first mobile phone as preteens.

Tapping Tech-Savvy Students for IT Support and Digital Learning

EdTech Magazine

There are a growing number of ways to help students push their technology interests further by earning industry-recognized certifications or using their digital schools for community service projects. MORE FROM EDTECH: Learn how industry-specific technology is helping schools prep students for future jobs. This generation grew up with mobile technology, and many received their first mobile phone as preteens.

Tapping Tech-Savvy Students for IT Support and Digital Learning

EdTech Magazine

There are a growing number of ways to help students push their technology interests further by earning industry-recognized certifications or using their digital schools for community service projects. MORE FROM EDTECH: Learn how industry-specific technology is helping schools prep students for future jobs. This generation grew up with mobile technology, and many received their first mobile phone as preteens.

Part 5… STEM Resource Series… Over 70 Stemtastic Sites

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As always, I invite you to follow me on twitter ( @ mjgormans ). Project Breaker – Discover a mission to drive social innovation and alternative learning by mobilizing interdisciplinary teams of young creative collaborators to help solve the world’s most pressing problems.

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5 Factors Influencing Design in Digital Education (2013)

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Design, here, refers to graphic and industrial design, where aesthetics and function merge. But consumer-industry design is finding its way into education in two ways: Educators now regularly use consumer applications in their courses, such as Twitter, WordPress, and Facebook.

Why K–12 Districts Should Use HCI to Improve Their Data Centers

EdTech Magazine

Across industries, hyperconvergence has seen a marked increase as IT managers look for ways to juggle network speed and security with low infrastructure costs. . Mobile Workload: The flexibility of HCI means its much easier to migrate workloads across platforms. . Twitter.

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StudyBlue announces annual teacher appreciation program “Thank a Teacher a Latte.”

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Mobile and social study platform, StudyBlue today announced the launch of its annual teacher appreciation program “Thank a Teacher a Latte.” As the largest digital library of peer-sourced study materials, StudyBlue is inviting students, parents and industry leaders nationwide to join in building a virtual Wall of Thanks to give back to the educators who have made a difference in their lives. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

CUE Presents the LeRoy’s Big Idea 2017 Finalists

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We (my 8th grade STEM class and I) want to create a mobile STEM Lab that we can bring to classes. The lab needs to be mobile so we would purchase 2 Stanley rolling tool carts. We no longer live in an industrial economy. CUE is you, the educators.

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Tales from the Road: Highlights from a Tour of Districts in the League of Innovative Schools

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CARES also has partnerships with local companies in industries like construction, marketing, and retail, where students are trained in jobs skills for which they have shown aptitude and interest. The district is in their second year of its digital transformation, affectionately named “iChampion,” which leverages the power and mobility of technology to create a personalized, student-centric environment.

News literacy tools: Advice, four sites and a new app (Swiipe)

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Among the ten key trends Pew researchers gathered from among their research reports on social and news media were: Use of mobile devices for news continues to grow. The Paperboy also offers an Android App and is offered as a Mobile version.

Fuel Education’s Stride and Summit Math Adaptive Solutions Win BESSIE Award

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Stride is a mobile supplemental learning tool that inspires students to practice concepts in math, language arts, reading, and science through gaming "brain breaks" and rewards. To learn more, visit fueleducation.com and Twitter.