All Blog Posts Tagged 'education' (73)

Yuri Gagarin – FREE Educational eBook and Audio for April

Here we are again with another fantastic FREEBIE for your school or home libraries.


We have taken events from around the world as inspiration for this month’s FREE story:- British Travel Week,…


Added by Marion Andersson on April 21, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

The meaning of revolution in education in Mexico

In Mexico, revolution in education meanings, policy, philosophy of education, culture, tradition, but many…


Added by Roberto Ivan Ramirez on April 8, 2014 at 10:26am — No Comments

Future of Education - Interactive YouTube Videos

As an industrial training company, we know the future of education will be interactive training videos. So we put together a new interactive youtube video course on "PLC Networking Basics" as an experiment.

[NOTE: PLC stands for Programmable Logic Controller, a computer like device that controls all machines in all industries as well as all infrastructure, worldwide.] 


You can view at…


Added by Donald Fitchett on February 10, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Add a little humor to your class website with a Voki

Use Voki to create an Avatar for you or your class and embed the Voki into your website or blog.

Added by BRIAN WEIR on December 26, 2013 at 2:53pm — No Comments

Create video and audio PowerPoint Presentations for your students with Knovio

Knovio allows teachers and business leaders toadd video and voice to common PowerPoint presentations and then be shared through email, your blog and website through embedding the presentation.

Added by BRIAN WEIR on December 26, 2013 at 2:46pm — No Comments

Interact with students using your Smartboard with the Extreme Collaboration Add-on.

New Smartboard tip and trick worth giving a shot this coming school year in your classroom. The Extreme Collaboration add-on has the potential of revolutionizing the way we use the Smartboard with our students and in classes that have mobile devices. Take a look at this tutorial to get an…


Added by Brian Weir on July 4, 2013 at 9:49am — No Comments

Engrade Raises $5M to Accelerate Expansion of Platform, Districts Served

Engrade, the district-level education platform that unifies the data, curriculum, and tools teachers, schools leaders, and administrators use every day by integrating all of a district’s software and systems, today announced it has secured $5 million in a Series B funding round to accelerate its nationwide expansion and product development. The company has grown rapidly in recent years as it has worked with schools and districts to solve one of the most…


Added by Rebecca H on July 3, 2013 at 9:46am — No Comments

Create geographical and statistical maps using TargetMap.

For educators who teach statistics or anything that deals with geography check out TargetMaps. This is a great web 2.0 tool that will allow you and your students to create visually appealing presentations about data that they have researched.

Added by Brian Weir on June 26, 2013 at 10:02pm — No Comments

Create dynamic flow/organization charts with Popplet.

Popplet is a unique method of creatingdynamic concept maps/organization charts as a classroom tool to discuss ideas. Very easy to use. You can add images, video, and share your finished product on your blog or website by embedding the code.

Added by BRIAN WEIR on June 25, 2013 at 7:03am — No Comments

Create graphs for your math class with this excellent web 2.0 graphing calculator tool

Desmos is a web 2.0 graphing calculator that allows easy demonstrations for students in math classrooms on how to graph mathematical formulas. Extremely easy to use. Print, save, or share your graph in multiple formats.

Added by BRIAN WEIR on June 22, 2013 at 11:02am — No Comments

Practice writing in the classroom with Carnigie's MyStory Maker

My Carnigie's story makeris an excellent tool that can be used for teaching creative writing to your students. With this tool, students will be able to create a story in minutes, with animation if desired, and then share their story with somebody else or even create a print out.…


Added by BRIAN WEIR on June 21, 2013 at 7:36am — No Comments

Disable/Turn off Smart Ink for the Smartboard Notebook software.

Demonstrates how to disable the pesky Smart Ink toolbarso that it doesn't show up on your Windows.

Added by BRIAN WEIR on May 27, 2013 at 12:27pm — No Comments

Adaptive Learning in Higher Education: A Reality Check

Today, the higher education marketplace is thick with companies and organizations claiming to have “personalized learning” or “adaptive learning” capabilities.  Companies are using this language in their sales and marketing efforts, creating confusion for institutions as they grapple with determining an approach to personalized learning that matches their students’ and instructors’ needs.  But if one cuts through the clutter, adaptive learning may be one key capable of actually unshackling…


Added by Rebecca H on March 13, 2013 at 7:20am — No Comments

Kickboard Raises $2 Million in Series A Funding Led By New Markets Venture Partners and Two Sigma Ventures

Kickboard, a web-based school analytics platform that allows educators and school leaders to capture, analyze and securely share critical student performance data, announced today that it has received $2 million in Series A funding led by New Markets Venture Partners and Two Sigma Ventures, with participation from several angel investors. The new round adds to $800,000 from previous seed and angel rounds, bringing the total amount…


Added by Rebecca H on February 27, 2013 at 12:18pm — No Comments

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