New EdTech Resource | Photos for Class: Safe and Properly Attributed Images for Education
Author: Photos for Class Team
Photos for Class is a new resource brought to you by the creators of Storyboard That! How many times have students looked for photos on popular search engines only to be bombarded with inappropriate or irrelevant images and results? Not only that, but not all images found on these search engines can be safely used in papers or class. After that students still need to properly cite the images.
New EdTech Resource | From Pencils to Pixels: Digitizing All Mathematical and Scientific Content
Author: MathX Team
With the mass adoption of personal computing in the developed and developing world, majority of us author a large bulk of our content digitally. Whether it is blogging, writing memos, emailing, texting, making social media posts, or preparing reports, the personal computer has been instrumental in giving us the ability to quickly author, share, search and collaborate on original content.
However, this is far from the truth when it comes to mathematics and science, as majority of us continue to rely on pencil and paper to do our work.
Learning A-Z Grows to Serve More Than 6 Million Children With Access to Online Learning Resources
Educational Resource Company Expands Presence to 190 Countries
TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 24, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Learning A-Z™, an online provider of PreK–6 teacher and student resources and part of Cambium Learning® Group, Inc., continues to see rising global demand for its educational resources. In 2014, the company grew to serve more than 6 million children across 190 countries and experienced its 12th straight year of growth.
Site allows teachers to collect digital permission slips, forms, and payments directly from parents
WINNIPEG, February 19, 2015 – Permission Click is giving the outdated permission slip process a digital makeover with the launch of its free online platform for schools. Teachers can easily create digital permission slips and forms that are sent directly to the parent and can be approved and paid in an instant.
Author: MiniChess Staff
Get kids to learn how to play chess with a colorful, fun and easy-to-play game that legendary Grandmaster Garry Kasparov has endorsed. Take Cheddar the Mouse on a fun journey of discovery as he meets new friends and uncovers the mysteries of the wonderful game. On his travels, Cheddar has to solve exciting puzzles that help him learn the basics of chess.
Contest Helps Change Student Attitudes about Math
PITTSBURGH – February 17, 2015 — Think Through Learning, authors of the award-winning Think Through Math (TTM), a web-based math instructional system for grades 3 through Algebra 1, announced today the winners of its national “Math Every Day” challenge.
The contest, which ran throughout the month of January, challenged students across the country to provide examples of “how math is all around you.” Students were challenged to submit examples that demonstrated how math is used throughout every day, from very simple scenarios such as making change to much more complex situations such designing clothes.
Add functionality to your surfaces in the classroom: magnetic, whiteboard, projector.
Award-winning products and super-friendly company.
Author: Smarter Surfaces Staff
Transform a wall, hallway or entire room in your school to become a functional surface. Imagine a wall that looks attractive with your choice of paint, wallpaper or digital wall covering. Then imagine if you could also use that same wall as a whiteboard or magnetic area or projector area - or even any combination of these! With Smarter Surfaces you can.
Author: Storyboard That Staff
Storyboard That is the world’s best online storyboard creator! It features an intuitive drag and drop storyboard creator that gives you access to hundreds of characters and scenes and thousands of search images! Not only is the storyboard creator easy to understand, but it also easy and fun to use.
It is great for organizing, getting an idea down or showing your knowledge about a particular educational subject. The team at Storyboard That works hard to provide relevant content to teachers so they can get the most out of storyboarding their lessons.
What the Rubik’s Cube teaches us about online learning | New Research Study from Georgia Institute of Technology
ATLANTA, January 28, 2015 - Online education is now a fact of life, with school-aged children using mobile apps with their class work and web-based options plentiful for adults seeking college credit or professional development. As education becomes another on-demand service in the Internet age, the debate continues as to the best approach to ensure learning outcomes.
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