How can Microsoft Teams and Flipgrid be used to create an AMAZING Digital Classroom for mobile learning?

TeacherCast

In this episode of the TeacherCast Podcast, we welcome Justin Chando from Microsoft Teams and Joey from Flipgrid on the podcast to talk about how to create a seamless digital classroom using collaborative tools found in Office365. The post How can Microsoft Teams and Flipgrid be used to create an AMAZING Digital Classroom for mobile learning? The TeacherCast Podcast Flipgrid Microsoft Education Microsoft Teams

Incredible: Growth of this technology crushes Apple, Microsoft in K-12 classrooms

eSchool News

The report from Futuresource Consulting notes that annual mobile PC shipments in the K-12 education market grew 18 percent year-on-year in 2016. The steady growth is due in part to school districts expanding one-to-one learning programs and technology initiatives. Despite Chromebook growth, Apple and Microsoft have made product and tool announcements that are more in line with Chromebook offerings. Next page: How Apple, Microsoft are vying for education space.

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Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Wearables for Learning! Oh My!

Teacher Reboot Camp

These technologies help engage learners by providing sensory learning and sparking curiosity and imagination. For your next classes, go beyond getting students to read and learn only from worksheets and books. Integrate virtual reality, augmented reality, or wearables to create meaningful learning experiments for students. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers and Learning to Go. Learn more in this article.

23 Earth Day Activities, Resources, Web Sites, & Apps

Teacher Reboot Camp

Below discover activities, resources, websites, mobile apps, and more to get your students to play an active role in caring for the Earth. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers and Learning to Go. Primary Games has several online games for students to learn about Earth Day. Microsoft has 81 ecological experts to Skype for free. Learn about the environment through virtual field trips!

Chromebook takeover signals major shift in education…but not in the way you may think

eSchool News

classrooms (accounting for more than half the mobile devices shipped to schools) is signaling a “profound shift in American education;” and they’re calling it the “Googlification of the classroom.” Read more about Chromebook adoption here: “ Incredible: Growth of this technology crushes Apple, Microsoft in K-12 classrooms. ”. Read about Microsoft’s new education endeavor here: “ Breaking: Microsoft just made its biggest education investment in history. ”.

As Google steals its education thunder, what can Microsoft do?

The Christensen Institute

Whereas Microsoft played the role of disruptor the first time around, in this chapter, Google is disrupting Microsoft and threatening to drive it out of most U.S. These products were plug-compatible with Microsoft’s DOS operating system, thanks to a well-defined interface, and customers took notice. Apple could have decided to modularize its design and sell its operating system for other computer assemblers to use to thwart the rise of Microsoft’s Windows.

Acer introduces ‘game-changing’ TravelMate notebook

eSchool News

Through Microsoft OneNote sharing with a Microsoft account, teachers can distribute class material and assignments and stay informed of each student’s progress, eliminating the need for hard copies. Digital Learning and Tools Mobile Learning News Top NewsAcer TeachSmart solution with LED status indicator embedded on the lid enables new ways for classroom participation. Acer on Jan.

2,589 Classic MS-DOS Video Games You Can Play From Your Browser

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and instantly became a kind of early icon for what could be considered a learning simulation. The presciently-named Beneath Apple Manor was published in 1978, but MS-DOS releases within the archive continued until 1999, even as console systems from Sega, Sony, Microsoft, and more found mass appeal. Mobile Learning Video Games game-based learning video games2,589 Classic MS-DOS Video Games You Can Play From Your Browser. by TeachThought Staff.

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Lenovo launches two new K-12 laptops

eSchool News

The Lenovo N23 with Microsoft Windows 10 offers students an 11.6-inch multimode form-factor with four unique positions including laptop, tablet, tent and stand. Mobile Learning NewsNew N23 and N42 laptops are specifically designed for K-12 institutions. At its annual Accelerate Partner Forum , Lenovo announced two new N-series laptops designed specifically for K-12 institutions.

Lenovo’s big updates to laptop and tablet lines

eSchool News

With a patented Lift and Lock keyboard that retracts keys in tablet mode, X1 Yoga also features an active pen that is perfect for highlighting and writing notes directly on webpages using the Microsoft Edge browser. IT Management IT Newsletter Mobile Learning laptop Lenovo tablet thinkpadNew updates include faster speeds and thin devices.

#GAFE4Littles with Christine Pinto | Episode 6 of The Google Teacher Tribe

Shake Up Learning

The post #GAFE4Littles with Christine Pinto | Episode 6 of The Google Teacher Tribe appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Preview password protected Microsoft Office files in Google Drive. Connect with Shake Up Learning. Click on any of the icons below to connect with Kasey Bell and Shake Up Learning on social media. Shake Up Learning 2017. The post #GAFE4Littles with Christine Pinto | Episode 6 of The Google Teacher Tribe appeared first on Shake Up Learning.

Back to School with Google Chrome: The Complete Guide!

Shake Up Learning

appeared first on Shake Up Learning. I like to think of Google Chrome as the learning environment for all things Google! With Chrome, you can customize your learning environment to fit your needs and interests. Better yet, customize the learning environment to fit the needs of ALL learners! Subscribe to Shake Up Learning to get ALL the Google Cheat Sheets for FREE! Mobile Devices. Explore the Chrome Web Store and the Shake Up Learning Chrome Database.

Buncee and Immersive Reader: A Winning Combination for Assistive Learning

Buncee

Recently, we were honored when Rachelle Dene Poth shared her thoughts about Buncee and Immersive Reader on Eric Sheninger's blog A Principal's Reflections: Reflections on teaching, learning, and leadership. She is the President for the ISTE Teacher Education Network and Communications Chair for the Mobile Learning Network. In addition, Rachelle is a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert, a Google Certified Educator Level II, a Nearpod PioNear, Ambassador for Buncee.

The Future of eLearning - 10 Trends To Be Aware Of

ViewSonic Education

For those who don’t know what it is, eLearning refers to learning that utilizes electronic means to create a more dynamic and instructive learning environment. Adaptive Learning. Adaptive learning is a style of education where resources, activities, projects, and assignments are tailored to each student’s individual needs. Social Learning. Video learning. Mobile Learning. Learning Management Systems.

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Creating multimedia stories

Nik Peachey

I know that it's easy to be cynical about Microsoft, but every now and then they do produce great things for free! Photo Story 3 isn't a revolutionary piece of software by any means, but I'm sure it can be used to really engage your students in some enjoyable learning. audio education fun mobile learning multimedia second life videoPhoto Story 3 is one of those great things, and yes it is free!

Buncee for Engaging Learning Opportunities

Buncee

Whether in physical classroom spaces or in a hybrid or distance learning environment, our focus at the start of the year is on building relationships and engaging students in learning. Set Class Expectations for Virtual Learning.

#iste17 trends: Google, Touch Screen Chromebooks and More

The CoolCatTeacher

Come by PowerSchool’s Classroom of the Future in 207A where they will be giving away Apple Watches, Microsoft Surfaces and Amazon Echos. Whether it is learning from home through online courses, professional development, conference workshops or as a keynote speaker Kasey is a relentless innovator of ideas and a devoted transformer of classrooms and teaching. Digital Innovation in Learning Award Winner in “Sharing is Caring”. 3 EdTech and E-Learning Influencer on Twitter.

Transforming the classroom with augmented learning

Neo LMS

Learning has evolved to a point where augmented reality (AR) is a possibility. It’s evolved to a point where the environment adapts to learners needs and as I like to say it the learning process is as interactive and as immersive as ever. What is augmented learning? Augmented learning, by principle, works by providing learners with a whole new dimension of content delivery. The learning content normally found in textbooks becomes alive and interactive.

Connecting Student Hearts and Minds

CUE

In today’s world of high-stakes testing, social-emotional learning (SEL) has provided a path forward in teaching the whole child. From classroom design, school culture and providing student agency and ownership of their learning, incorporating SEL concepts provides guidance and certainty in an often confusing and intense climate of learning. Our session seeks to provide practical and innovative solutions to supporting social-emotional learning for your students.

And the top e-learning trends for 2016 are.

Neo LMS

It’s December, it’s almost the end of the year and it's time to talk about the 2016 e-learning trends. First, mobile learning. Sure, there were lots of devices released in 2014 and the years before, but 2015 was the mobile age. And learning platforms are starting to get mobile developers to publish mobile apps and have them updated on a regular basis. And mixing up gaming with learning makes the latter even more fun.

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Keep the Learning Going: Remote Learning with Buncee

Buncee

Finding ways to extend the “space” of learning for our students has been a topic of discussion for many years, so it is not entirely something new. Providing Ways to Keep the Learning Going. Over the past few years, many schools have started to offer flexible learning days to deal with school closures due to weather conditions, environmental issues or something else entirely. Buncee = Learning Anywhere.

PDF to PowerPoint

Technology Tidbits

This is very handy for mobile learning and those teachers and students needing to convert their PDF''s into presentations. The presentation will have the same layout as the original PDF, but will be completely editable in Microsoft PowerPoint or Google Slides. Scanned PDFs (for example ones created with a mobile scanner) are supported as well. PDF to PowerPoint is the free classroom productivity iOS app from Cometdocs.

Estella’s Brilliant Bus Edventure

Daily Edventures

Estella originally created her mobile learning center outfitted with computers that ran Microsoft technology. Microsoft’s YouthSpark initiative has since upgraded the bus to help close the opportunity divide between those who have technology and those who do not. Estella and her Brilliant Bus have garnered international attention, appearing in a Microsoft Superbowl commercial viewed by millions and in this CNN Heroes Tribute.

25 Random Thoughts About Teaching & Learning

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25 Random Thoughts About Teaching & Learning. That learning starts with the student, not a standard or map. That mobile learning is already here, and if we can’t design with it in mind, we’re already behind. Easier to talk “1:1” than it is learning models that realize 1:1 potential. That there is more attention on and enthusiasm for progressive, 21 st century learning than ever before. That learning can be addictive—should be addictive.

Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

The CoolCatTeacher

Here, we provide an umbrella for these people and these organizations to network and to learn from each other. For me, it’s a deep passion belief in the value of and the importance of global in our own personal learning. If we really think about learning, and the core learning that we do, especially in this era, it’s hard to imagine us being good learners without an understanding of how other people think and act.

Creation just got even better with Buncee!

Buncee

One of my favorite things about teaching, besides working with my students, is finding new and engaging ways to have students create and show their learning. As teachers, we should strive to offer different choices for our students to be able to show what they are learning and to apply their knowledge in a way that provides opportunities for them to be creative, to have fun while creating, and that will engage students more in learning.

Daily Motivations and More with Buncee!

Buncee

Over this time, we have seen a lot of great updates and new features continually added to Buncee and have enjoyed creating and coming up with new ideas of ways to use Buncee for learning. My students have used Buncee to create presentations for project-based learning, to tell about their family or daily routine, talk about foods, to teach a lesson on augmented and virtual reality, or even just to create some “about me” Buncees to share with classmates as well as their global peers.

No Teacher is an Island – Mary-Joyce Arekion, Mauritius

Daily Edventures

When it comes to learning about the world beyond our schools and communities, not all classrooms are created equal. It was then that Arekion’s students stepped in and took hold of their own learning. “I Technology has played a key role in Arekion’s own learning. In 2009, she participated in the Microsoft Innovative Educators Forum held in Mauritius, and “a new world of opportunities was then opened to me!” Youngsters do use the tool, but not necessarily for learning.

The Progression of our Lower School Technology Integration

Tech Helpful

After being a high school computer teacher, I decided to teach the Microsoft computer applications of Word and Powerpoint to the fourth and fifth grade students. The process of learning through that period really gave me a burden to help our school see the benefits of technology integration- not always technology for technology sake and not stand alone. I wanted them to learn that technology was a tool for their learning.

Reflections on Edcamp Boston 2011

SpeechTechie

This past Saturday I attended Edcamp Boston, an "unconference" set in the wonderful Microsoft NERD center overlooking the Charles River in Cambridge. Another way to say this is that teachers themselves create their sessions based on what they want to learn for the day! I learned a lot from all the conversations and my brain stretched.

100 (Free) Ways To Learn to Speak Another Language

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100 Resources To Learn to Speak Another Language. Learning another language is among the many things that have been made easier with the explosion of the digital universe. Learn How to Speak Japanese More than 40 instructional videos are bolstered by instruction in grammar, Japanese history, and the country’s culture. Getting Started on Classical Latin In 10 hours you’ll learn how engrained Latin is in English and get a good grip on sentence structure and pronunciation.

Learning Revolution Weekly Shows - Thrive in EDU, Teaching by Heart, Reinventing.School, The Connected Classroom, Exceptional Circumstances for Exceptional Children | #learningrevolution

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This week on the Learning Revolution we have two new weekly live and interactive shows starting - " Thrive in EDU " with Rachelle Dene Poth and " Exceptional Circumstances for Exceptional Children " with Rebecca Muller. Each show will be held in Zoom, will be listed in the Learning Revolution SCHEDULE calendar, and then posted as a recording on the RECORDINGS page and also on the individual show's page or group. Many students now possess the technology to learn on their own.

Learning technology teacher development blog: Online Video: For Language Development

Nik Peachey

Learning technology teacher development blog. To find out more read: Subtitling your video clips LangoLab LangoLab is a video sharing website designed for anyone who want to learn or teach any language. To learn more about this site go to: Language Learning through Communal Video Yappr Yappr is another community site that allows users to upload and transcribe videos. Microsoft's free Learning Content Development Syst. Top tools for e-learning.

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