Apps & Mobile

EdTech

PearDeck: A Fruitful EdTech Tool

This interactive website and Google Drive app adds interactivity to any slideshow by integrating free-text responses, multiple choice answers, freehand drawing renditions, drag-and-drop indicators, overlapping visuals, and even YouTube videos. Mixed in with other fruitful classroom activities during the school year, Pe...

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GenDIY Profile: Mikaila Akeredolu

By: Mikaila Akeredolu. From selling the first generation of iPhones to developing iOS apps, a GenDIY story of skilling up, following a passion, and seizing opportunity.

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Vanessa’s Journey: Empowering Special Education Through Technology

By: Karla Phillips. Karla provides context around how technology aids learning especially for students in special education. She advocates for greater use of technology based on personal experiences with her own daughter.

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Getting Smart Podcast | Smart Parents

In this pilot, we travel to SXSWedu to talk with Dr. Carri Schneider about her recent powerful learning experience with her daughter while doing Hour of Code, we learn about the state of screen-time and the differing opinions in the field, and answer the question: What exactly is a Smart Parent?

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EdTech 10: Pilots, Partnerships and Parents

Prepare yourself. This week’s EdTech 10 is brought to you by the letter “P” with announcements from President Obama, news on Podcasts, package deals on games, new research of parent perception by PlayScience, The Post producing new content, and resources for smart parents.

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Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC)

Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) accelerates educational innovation through applied technology to dramatically improve college readiness and completion in the United States.

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#SharkTankEdu | 4 EdTech Startups at SXSWedu

Four innovative companies were given the chance to pitch their product to a panel of teacher sharks during #SharkTankEdu last week in Austin, TX at #SXSWedu.

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Sentopiary Moves The Needle In Teaching Grammar

How teachers choose to teach grammar is still a fairly individual or schools-based choice, and must be aligned with how the core curriculum standards are being applied to each classroom. But a new generation of apps are making sure that it is easier for teachers to excite students and make learning fun.

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