Author: 3D Creationist Staff
3D Creationist is the simplest 3D modeling app on iOS and Android platforms. Children can make their own 3D models for 3D printing and their own computer games and cartoons. You can also download over 17,000 models that our users have made and continue work on them inside our app http://3dcreationist.com/gallery/ - Check out the website for more details and to get started designing!
Smithsonian and Cricket Media Launch the 5th Annual Spark! Lab Invent It Challenge for Kids Worldwide
This Year’s Focus is on Creative Solutions to Real-World Health Problems
WASHINGTON, DC—January 15, 2016 - It’s that time of year again for all kid-inventors to put on their innovative thinking caps! The official launch of the 5th annual Global Spark!Lab Invent It Challenge is January 15th-- just in time to celebrate Kid Inventors’ Day, which celebrates the important role children play in sparking innovation worldwide.
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GatherEducation is a virtual, interactive learning platform that allows you to host or participate in online sessions from the comfort of your home or office. This platform enables teachers and students to interact remotely while mirroring the classroom environment and maintaining teaching styles. The cloud-based solution only requires a 3G enabled smartphone or tablet to create a real-time 3D experience for users.
New EdTech Resource | OurBoox: Create Free eBooks with a Variety of Embedded Content
Author: Ourboox Staff
Ourboox.com enables students and teachers from around the world to create beautiful page-flipping e-books incorporating text (in any language), pictures, embedded videos, maps, quizzes, games and more. The platform is completely free and simple to use. Check out the website to begin creating your first book!
New EdTech Resource | Signup Zone: Online Coordination for Classroom Volunteers
Author: Signup Zone Staff
Signup Zone, a tool for coordinating volunteers in the classroom and beyond, is as easy to use as a paper signup but with all the convenience of being online. You don't need to create an account to start making a signup – just head to the website, jump right in and enjoy the pleasure that comes with using a well thought-out web tool. Here's what people are saying:
Reading Horizons Incorporates the Lexile® Framework for Reading in K-3 Literacy Platform
Addition expands partnership with MetaMetrics® to provide deeper support for student mastery
North Salt Lake, UT- Feb. 23, 2016 Reading Horizons and MetaMetrics® are thrilled to announce the expansion of their partnership with the addition of Lexile® measures in the Reading Horizons Discovery™ program. Reading Horizons and MetaMetrics, developer of the widely adopted Lexile® Framework for Reading, first announced their partnership in May 2015 when Lexile measures launched in the Reading Horizons Elevate reading program.
Defined Learning Launches ‘Inspiring Innovation in the 21st-Century Learner’ Webinar Series
The presentations will showcase an innovative superintendent, an acclaimed education thought leader, and four teachers who created a new model for teaching STEM
(Chicago, IL) February 18, 2016 – Defined STEM, the flagship curriculum supplement of Defined Learning, is proud to announce its first-ever free webinar series, “Inspiring Innovation in the 21st Century Learner.” The series will highlight aspects of 21st-century learning from the perspective of an administrator, a recognized thought leader, and classroom teachers using project-based learning in real-world situations.
“NewSchools Ignite” opens applications for more than $1M in funding for companies
developing digital math learning tools for grades 6-12
(OAKLAND, Calif., February 16, 2016) — NewSchools Ignite, an initiative of NewSchools Venture Fund, a nonprofit venture philanthropy firm, is now accepting applications for its Middle and High School Math Learning Challenge, which will offer grant funding to edtech startups addressing market gaps in secondary mathematics.
Author: Molly Mackinlay, Product Manager, Google Forms
If you’re looking for a way to quickly and simply collect information from a group, look no further than Google Forms. Whether you’re getting the team to vote on a name for your next project, or having potential clients register for an event, Forms makes it easy. Back in September we unveiled a sleek new experience for Forms and some new functionality, like adding company logos to your Forms.
Today we’re building on that with new features that make the experience even better.
New EdTech Resource | Byju's: A mobile application for anytime, anywhere learning
Author: Byju's Staff
Byju's is an application that comes with video lectures that use 3D and in air projection technology. This mixture of tech with education provides the scholars a visual learning experience making it easier for them to understand concepts and theories. Biju’s also provides an All India Test Series (AITS) which is the largest in India - Over 20,000 test participants across Delhi, Trivandrum, Pune, Hyderabad, and Chennai.
The test series has three sections Objective, Subjective and Adaptive. Different formats of questions provide a challenging but learning experience which adapts according to the level of answer provided. Personal mentors are available who provide doubt clearing sessions on call, text and Skype.
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