Bootcamp profiles: Nashville Software School

The Christensen Institute

Decades before bootcamps even existed, John Wark was a poster child for what Nashville Software School is trying to accomplish. In mid-2012, Nashville Software School (NSS) officially opened its doors. Thus far, feedback has been informal and based on personal relationships.

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. You just right click on the object and click the information button to see the history. See information in the video.).

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Information Sharing at the 2019 Nonprofit Technology Conference

Digital Promise

Below are a few online tools and software suggestions that can help your organization during this process. Software. In the past decade, organizations have turned to online learning to create informed trainings and reach more people.

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. He’s an engineer so he uses top of the line software. It is part of our essential podcasting software.

AI software gets a B on a 12th-grade science exam

Dangerously Irrelevant

Not only could the software answer recall questions, it also could solve basic logic and inference problems. Schools are supposed to help students master the dominant information landscape of their time. Calculators. Grammar editors. PhotoMath. Automatic language translation.

Why we love our math software

eSchool News

But tools like math software can help educators make the topic more palatable and relatable for students. We asked five educators to share their favorite math software with you. Math software picks. “My STEAM Teaching & Learning math math software

Internet Security and Antivirus Software

Kevin Corbett

Internet Security If you haven’t seen the Norse Global Real-Time Attack Map, I highly recommend it as both visually fascinating and informative. Internet Safety News Technology computer security DDOS DDOS attack map virus protection virus software

New Cybersecurity Software Enhances Organizations' IT Toolkits

EdTech Magazine

By Sandra Gittlen Security information and event management tools increase functionality just when technology pros need help the most. Enterprise Intrusion Detection Security Software Threat Prevention

Illuminate to Sunset Student Information System in 2021

Edsurge

Illuminate Education will stop support for its student information system in two years, before the 2021 school year. In an email sent Tuesday morning, the company notified customers to plan for a replacement for the Illuminate Student Information product, also known as ISI.

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A New College Program Inspired by Coding Bootcamps, Informed by Liberal Arts

Edsurge

The goal was not to turn the students into hard-core coders—something impossible to do in just a few weeks anyway—but to introduce them to the variety of jobs at software companies, like project managers and user-experience designers, that they might not even have known about.

9 Qualities you must evaluate when adopting math software

Prodigy

The subject is hard for an overwhelming number of students, but finding math software to improve and supplement learning shouldn’t be as difficult. The post 9 Qualities you must evaluate when adopting math software appeared first on Prodigy Blog.

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.

Archiving Information in a Digital Age

ProfHacker

The Internet Archive’s “Wayback Machine” is an essential resource for anyone who wants to find information that used to be available online but that has disappeared or to find how a particular webpage has changed over time, perhaps because information was deleted or added. (

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‘Faculty Information System’ Developer, Interfolio Acquired for $110M+

Edsurge

based Interfolio aims to help simplify the workflow for faculty with software it dubs “faculty information systems.” Founded in 1999, Interfolio claims at least 300 colleges and universities, including University of California, Los Angeles, University of Texas at Austin, Reed College and Dartmouth, use its software. In December 2016, Tufts launched a project to centralize that information, and now offers faculty and staff free Interfolio accounts.

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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.

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? Schools and boards will forego free software for the right software.

Simbli Board Management Software Now ADA-Compliant

techlearning

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Federal agencies are required to make their electronic and information technology (EIT) accessible to people with disabilities. For more information about web accessibility requirements, visit the ADA website at [link].

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.

NSF funds research on math software

eSchool News

The National Science Foundation has granted $800k to North Carolina State University to use data mining techniques to study the game-based ST Math software program that’s currently used in 2,500 schools across the country.

Software Asset Management Helps IT Pros Get the Most from Their Software Licenses

EdTech Magazine

Software Asset Management Helps IT Pros Get the Most from Their Software Licenses. School districts that zealously inventory and tag every physical asset they purchase often have a laissez-faire attitude toward software — but a software license can be much more durable and valuable than the laptop or server it’s currently being used on. It’s a win-win when IT managers keep track of software licenses and manage their support costs. Track Crucial Software Usage.

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.

K-12 Private School Student Information System Buying Guide

Gradelink

What to Look for and What to Avoid Advances in software have rapidly transformed our world with modern systems designed to improve productivity and efficiency in our daily lives. Information such as grades , attendance , contacts and allergies are tracked through these integrated platforms.

Ed-Tech Software Purchasing: Who Decides and How?

Leadership Lounge

However, our department’s success in leading the selection of instructional software and digital content for schools was another story. Finding the best instructional software (which includes apps and digital content) is a time-consuming and labor-intensive process.

Impero Software partners with Illinois Learning Technology Purchase Program to Provide Schools with Student Safety and MDM Software

techlearning

The software provides real-time monitoring of student devices and keyword detection to help schools and districts identify potentially harmful or inappropriate content and activity. Founded in 2002, Impero software is now accessed by over 1.5 Austin, TX, Sept.

Hayes Software Systems launches implementation plan for mid-sized districts

eSchool News

The Basic Implementation Plan is specifically designed for school districts looking to quick start their TIPWeb-IT software. News districts Education goals great implementation IT K-12 K-12 education need school school districts Software up

Impero Software Announces Philip Walters as its New Chairman

techlearning

Austin, TX, May 18, 2018 – Impero Software, a leading provider of classroom management, network and online safety software to schools, today announces Philip Walters as its new board chairman. Founded in 2002, Impero software is now accessed by over 1.5

Why ‘Black Box’ Software Isn’t Ready to Teach College

Edsurge

That’s the argument of Candace Thille, who has a love-distrust relationship with adaptive software. Thille, an assistant professor of education at Stanford University's Graduate School of Education who previously worked in the private sector, stresses that she’s not against software companies. Our brains are not really good at handling multiple dimensions of information to try to make a decision.

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.

Vernier Software & Technology Offers New Activities for mBot™ Robot

techlearning

Vernier Software & Technology recently launched Coding with mBot: Self-Driving Vehicles activities module written for the mBot™ by MakeBlock.

Initial Release of the Information Security Primer for Evaluating Educational Software

Graphite Blog

One of the unspoken issues in working on security and privacy in educational software is that, while many people are passionate about privacy and security, many people don't know how to start evaluating software or how to assess any potential risks they might uncover. While the full realm of information security is a broad subject, we wanted to provide a concrete starting point.

This easy presentation software lets students focus on content, not design

eSchool News

Students spend more time playing around with presentation software than you might think. Imagine if there was presentation software that could give students and teachers what they want, while reducing time and energy spent on aspects of the task that don’t impact the final grade.

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!

Mixing Automation and a Human Touch, New Software Helps Keep Students ‘On Task’

Edsurge

In a new partnership involving six colleges around the world, a team of researchers built OnTask, a software tool that allows professors to organize and pre-write email communications with students. We use data from learning management systems, student information systems, discussion forums, assessments and observation to build a model of the student,” Siemens says. There’s an old joke that the original form of distance education is sitting in the back of a large lecture course.

Impero Software Partners with Mental Health America to Help Identify Mental Health Concerns in Schools

techlearning

Austin, TX, May 10, 2018 – Impero Software, a leading provider of classroom management, network and online safety software to schools, has partnered with the national nonprofit Mental Health America (MHA) to help schools detect potential mental health concerns among students.

Impero Software Named a Finalist for the 2018 Greater Austin Business Awards

techlearning

22, 2018 – Impero Software, global specialists in remote monitoring and management software for education, has been shortlisted for this year’s Greater Austin Business Awards in the Innovation category. Founded in 2002, Impero software is now accessed by over 1.5 Austin, TX, Aug.