All Blog Posts Tagged 'technology' (16)

Speak Up About How Technology Advances Education and Learning

Originally Published on Learning Outside The Lines

When an idea as innovative as online learning starts to gain traction in our school systems, it’s important that we take the time to study both how it is impacting the educational environment now and how we can continue to leverage it in the future.  In many cases, the…

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Added by Anthony Sargon on November 20, 2013 at 5:11am — 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…

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Added by Rebecca H on July 3, 2013 at 9:46am — 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…

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

Smartboard: Create a study game using flip tiles.

This is a Smartboard Notebook tutorial on how to create an interactive study game board in which students can move game pieces along the board if they answer the questions correctly. This gameboard use tiles that on one side has the answer and on the other side has the question.

Added by Brian Weir on March 25, 2012 at 11:48am — No Comments

Create Educational Interactive Timelines with TimeRime

Create interactive and informative educational timelinesin an extremely easy manner.  Students will love being given the option of creating a timeline.  Use Timerime for history, art, science, social studies or just about any subject in which they are required to understand the time frame at which events occurred.

Added by Brian Weir on February 27, 2012 at 3:05pm — No Comments

Create a virtual cork board/sticky note page for K-8 students.

Use PrimaryWall to create a virtual cork board/sticky note website that can be used for student interaction with a lesson.  Easy to use and taylored to the K-8 teacher's classroom.  Click here to learn more about uinsg PrimaryWall virtual cork board.

Added by Brian Weir on January 17, 2012 at 8:13pm — No Comments

Create Educational Posters with Glogster

Glogster is an awesome web 2.0 tool that allows you and your students to create dynamic posters, full of awesome text, video, and images.  Click the link to find out how to use it.

Added by Brian Weir on January 13, 2012 at 7:16pm — No Comments

Create an animated map with Animaps

Create awesome animated maps. Have your students create a roadmap of places they have been.  Have students add video and pictures of those places and create a timeline on how long it took for the trip.

Added by Brian Weir on January 10, 2012 at 8:07pm — No Comments

Create Online Concept Maps

This is one of the easier and more versatile concept mapping software online. Use online concept mapping software to enhance your students ability to organize and brainstorm their research project.


Click here to read more and see a tutorial.

Added by Brian Weir on December 30, 2011 at 2:34pm — No Comments

FREE technology Workshop in Virginia

If you are interested in using technology resources in a more instructional way, this workshop is for you!

e-Village is an instructional model that integrates technology and community resources into instruction. Come to our first informational workshop (FREE) and then join our blended workshop/webinar series!

For more information, look at the attached flyer (below) and/or email: alolatunji@aligned21.com

Alignment Education,…

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Added by Andrea Olatunji on December 21, 2011 at 8:15am — No Comments

Etherpad does not take you to the Heavens, but it comes very close to it

I had been using Etherpad –http://www.etherpad.com–for a while, but had never experimented its potential as a collaborative tool in the classroom.



Etherpad is one of the best online-based word processors out there not only because it is free (and now open source since Google acquired it) but also because it enables users to create a public pad without having to sign up for an account. Etherpad has many other wonderful features such as easy… Continue

Added by Imwinkelried on December 9, 2009 at 2:06pm — No Comments

Black Eyed Peas “Youth Voices” PSA Empowers Youth Through Digital Arts



The Adobe Foundation and The Black Eyed Peas Peapod Foundation today unveiled a new public service announcement called “Plant Inspiration.” The PSA promotes the launch of Adobe Youth Voices, a non-profit that stresses the power of technology to engage middle- and high school–age youth. Adobe Youth Voices provides… Continue

Added by Erik Keith on October 7, 2009 at 2:19pm — No Comments

Teach Green Blog

Hello-



I wanted to share with everyone a new feature that was added to GM Education for teachers looking to incorporate lessons on technology, sustainability and the environment : http://www.gm.com/experience/education/blog/





We will be looking for future blog writers on the site, so if you are a green educator and… Continue

Added by Eden on March 10, 2009 at 11:30am — No Comments

Women's History Month

Hi All!



Just wanted to let you know that Women's History Month has officially started!



Check out Remix America's new Women's History Channel, where we feature some of the bravest and most groundbreaking women in American History





CHECK OUT THE CHANNEL, HERE: http://www.remixamerica.org/channels/women-s-history-month



Possible classroom ideas: Ask your students to "talk back" on their videocams or comment… Continue

Added by Erika Johansson on March 2, 2009 at 2:37pm — No Comments

Eric Holder and the History of Civil Rights: How Do We Talk About Race?

In light of Eric Holder’s recent speech on race, Americans find ourselves wondering: what is the best way to talk about race? Check out Remix America’s latest blog post to learn how Civil Rights leaders in the past have approached the issue.





Check out the Remix America blog [ http://blog.remixamerica.org ] for the full text of the… Continue

Added by Erika Johansson on February 24, 2009 at 12:49pm — No Comments

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