Inside an Expanding EdTech Company – edtechdigest.blog – Education Article

Why the CEO of a pioneering firm assembled a brand-new leadership team.   PANEL DISCUSSION | moderated by Victor Rivero Jamie Candee is relentless in her pursuit to put the educator first in everything that her online teaching and learning company does. So it follows that Jamie, recently featured as one of the Top 100 Influencers in EdTech by EdTech Digest, would expand her executive team with industry experts and educators: Marcus Lingenfelter, Senior VP of Strategic Initiatives and Partnerships;…

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How to Create Animated GIFs in Storyboard That – Education Article

Storyboard That (disclosure, long time advertiser on my websites) has introduced a new option for making animated GIFs. Now when you save your Storyboard That storyboards you have the option to export them as animated GIFs. To turn a Storyboard That storyboard into an animated GIF you simply have to select the “download images” option after you save your storyboard. When you select “download images” you will see “animated GIF” as the fourth option in the menu. Storyboard That will…

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New Tech Annual Conference 2019 – Education Article

Save the Date! We’re going back to Orlando, Florida for the New Tech Annual Conference! July 15-19, 2019 July 15 & 16 – Pre-conference training and programs July 17 & 18 – NTAC General Conference July 19 – Leadership Summit @ NTAC The official schedule will be released later this fall. Download the Flyer here:     Check out the NTN Events page for a full listing of professional Learning @ NTN The post New Tech Annual Conference 2019 appeared first on New…

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Five Edtech Trends That Will Dominate 2019 – Education Article

The only constant is “change”! Edtech investments lately hit a historical new record of 9.5 billion. The market is flooded with new products. However, the exciting part of it is it develops at an even more rapid pace. That perhaps is one of the vital reasons contributing to the significant advancements in the learning space and how it has led to changes in the way teachers and students interact and how schools operate.Gamification is here to stay! Engaging students with…

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My 2018 Failing Report – A.J. JULIANI – Education Article

When my students were doing the 20% Project (Genius Hour) in my class we had an “Epic Fail Board” (inspired by a number of people) where they would pin up some their biggest fails and epic risks. The 20% project required each student to challenge themselves. They were learning and creating with a purpose, often with lofty expectations and goals, and failing came at every step. In the first month of the project, I could sense hesitation from many…

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Los Angeles: Judge Gives Go-Ahead to UTLA Strike – Education Article

The UTLA delayed their possible strike to January 14, while waiting to hear a judge rule on the LAUSD effort to block the strike. The judge gave her okay today. Howard Blume writes in the LA Times: A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge Thursday cleared the path for a Los Angeles teachers’ strike to start Monday. At issue was whether the union, United Teachers Los Angeles, gave a legally required 10-day notice to the school district that its members…

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What You Might Have Missed in December – Education Article

Here are the most-read posts for the month of December: College Credit Classes onTechnology in Education End-of-year Maintenance: Image and Back-up Digital Devices  End of Year Maintenance: Update Your Online Presence End-of-Year Maintenance: 19 Steps To A Speedier Computer 3 Free SEL Activities from SafeSchools Why Should Students Learn Computer Science? A Teacher’s Perspective Root Robotics–Great Way to Extend Hour of Code Holiday Gifts for Teachers 13 Holiday Websites and 13… This is only a snippet of a Education Article…

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10 Teacher Resolutions for 2019 – Education Article

Happy 2019! I know that for most teachers the “new year” begins on the first day of teaching in either August or September.  However, the calendar does not lie–2018 is history–it’s January 2019, the midpoint of the teaching year, which offers an opportunity for reflection.  In my school district the year 2020 is the focus year of every grand initiative. Therefore before we reach the futuristic year of 2020, let’s resolve as educators to do the following during the final year…

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JEE Main 2019 Answer Key by Career Point 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th Answers PDF – Education Article

Lovely Professional University 2019 Admissions Open Apply Now!! SRMJEEE 2019 Admissions Open for BTech Apply Now!! JEE Main 2019 Answer Key by Career Point: Career Point has released the JEE Main Answer Key. With JEE Main 2019 exam just arriving, candidates must be prepared to check the JEE Main 2019 Answer key by Career Point. As soon as the exam is over, Career Point is releasing the answer key for the exam. The JEE Main 2019 Answer key is being…

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Virtual Reality Protocols for the Classroom @coolcatteacher – Education Article

Virtual reality (VR) in the classroom isn’t just a headset you grab and start using. As many educators start using virtual reality, they are discovering the issues relating to classroom management, safety, and good health that should impact how we use these devices. #ARVRinEDU chat founder, Jaime Donally talks with me (Vicki Davis) about Virtual Reality Protocols for the classroom. Some of the tips and advice included in this series on virtual reality. Listen to the Virtual Reality Protocol Series…

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Take Our 28 Day Blogging Challenge In January! – The Edublogger – Education Article

Home > Take Our 28 Day Blogging Challenge In January! Have you dabbled with blogging in the past but struggled to maintain momentum? You’re not alone! We’re here to help with a new challenge to get you off to a great start in January. Our 28 Day Challenge for educators will turn you into a person who blogs regularly and reaps the rewards. January is the ideal time to start positive habits but you might be struggling with how to…

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7 Educational Podcasts to Listen to in 2019 – Education Article

Are you looking to outsource your professional development in 2019? Are you tired of searching and searching through thousands of blogs and reading through countless paragraphs sharing the hows and whys of educational technology? Who has time to do this? Have you tried listening to podcasts for your professional development? Podcasts are first and foremost FREE.  They are ON DEMAND content and can answer dozens, if not hundreds of dozens of questions that you may have about educational technology, professional…

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Go Back in Time with the Wayback Machine | – Education Article

Students rely on Google searches for a lot of their information. Much of the information they find online is from tertiary sources that have digested and distilled information from primary and secondary sources. This tertiary information is often bland. Instead of reading first-hand accounts, watching video clips of an event, or listening to impassioned speeches, students read a laundry list of information when they encounter tertiary sources. bit.ly/TypesofSources It does not surprise me that most students dislike research. The information…

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Problem Solving Apps for Kids from Avokiddo – Education Article

Can an app help students learn problem solving? The Avokiddo collection of apps for students includes a handful of different options for classrooms and families. This year I’ve partnered with Avokiddo to show off the ways that their dynamic, high-quality apps energize instruction and provide opportunities for creativity and exploration. If you haven’t heard of Avokiddo before, they are the team behind a handful of powerful learning apps. These apps are perfect for use both inside and outside the classroom.…

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#Blogging28 Challenge Week One Round Up – The Edublogger – Education Article

A week ago we launched our 28 day challenge to help educators gain momentum with blogging in 2019. We’ve had a great response from enthusiastic educators who want to reap the rewards of blogging! Read all about the Get Blogging in 2019 Challenge here. It’s not too late to start. You can join in at any time. Some participants have been blogging for over a decade and want to get into more of a routine with their posting. Others are new…

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