EdTech News Monday, February 5 PM
EdTech News TLDR / Table of Contents
- 30+ tools for diverse learners
- According to neuroscience and the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) theory, there is no one right way to learn. Fortunately, numerous tech tools offers a variety of ways for all students to engage, receive information and express their learning.
- critical thinking skills, high school students, social media, Professional Learning Networks, Innovator Solutions section
- Ripple 101
- Learn the different advantages and disadvantages the digital cryptocurrency Ripple holds. Find out what the excitement is about!
- digital cryptocurrency Ripple, different advantages, current state, open platform, Teacher section
- The Educational Hashtag and Twitter Chat Database
- Over the last few months, I’ve been collecting information about educational hashtags and related Twitter chats to create a searchable and filterable database. (See my original post and call for submissions here.)
- related Twitter chats, Twitter Chat calendar, Google Hashtag Dictionary, Educational Hashtag page, educational hashtags
- 8 Must-Try Coding Websites & Apps for Students
- Coding websites and apps place valuable resources in the hands of students. With mobile and web-browser based tools, all ages can explore computer science.
- web-browser based tools, block-style drag-and-drop coding, coding websites, school, must-try coding websites
- 7 Helpful Hacks for Google Tools
- Google, Google Photos, Google Docs, lesser known Google, Google Doc
- What’s New in Google – January 2018
- Google Educator Group, Google User Meeting, new Google updates, meeting agenda, Google resources
Tweeted At: Fri Feb 02 20:50:02 +0000 2018
Author: Luis Perez
- To account for learner variability in each of these areas, CAST developed UDL guidelines that call on educators to provide options in the form of multiple means of engagement with learning, multiple means of representation for information and multiple means of action and expression through which learners can demonstrate their…
- Polling and student response tools can easily collect this information and display it in real time to help learners self-assess how their understanding relates to that of their classmates.
- On both iOS and Android devices, a number of built-in accessibility options make it possible for the learner to customize the size of the text, invert the display for better contrast and make other adjustments to the display of text and the interface.
- This built-in option of the Safari web browser on Macs and iOS devices allows learners to remove the navigation, ads and other visual clutter from a web page to better focus on the content.
- The Chrome web browser does not have a native option for removing the clutter from web pages, but learners can choose from a variety of free extensions that perform a similar function: Mercury Reader, Just Read and Easy Reader.
Tweeted At: Mon Feb 05 04:27:34 +0000 2018
Author: Teacher Bitcoinhomework
- Learn the different advantages and disadvantages the digital cryptocurrency Ripple holds.
- BitcoinHomework aims to offer a platform for students and professors to connect, and offer an open platform to express the current state and knowledge in cryptocurrency.
- Since opinions are allowed to be expressed by others outside of the BitcoinHomework team the professors of the courses do not necessarily reflect the view of BitcoinHomework.
- For more details on how you can submit a course, view our Become a Teacher section.
Tweeted At: Mon Feb 05 11:02:19 +0000 2018
Publish Date: 2017-05-08T19:00:07+00:00
Author: Kasey Bell
- Over the last few months, I’ve been collecting information about educational hashtags and related Twitter chats to create a searchable and filterable database.
- The lists are very useful, especially Cybraryman’s Educational Hashtag page and Twitter Chat calendar.
- Version 1.0 of the Educational Hashtag Database is embedded below.
- 100+ Educational hashtags and chats that you can sort through and search!
- Please search the database to make sure someone else hasn’t already submitted before you submit a new hashtag or chat.
Tweeted At: Sun Feb 04 21:54:07 +0000 2018
Publish Date: 2016-09-11T14:25:22+00:00
- Coding websites and apps place valuable resources in the hands of students.
- With mobile and web-browser based tools, students of all ages can explore computer science.
- Perhaps you’re starting an after school program.
- If you are ready to bring coding into your classroom these coding websites and apps are worth checking out.
- Some are perfect for younger students and others will work best in classrooms where teachers have lots of experience with computer science.Check out these must-try coding websites and coding apps for students!