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EdTech News Tuesday, February 13

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  • 8 Great Educational Podcasts for Kids
    • Looking for more ways to enhance learning with technology? Consider podcasts: This excellent collection of eight can be shared with your students tomorrow.
    • Age Range, podcast, Sample Episode, curious minds, science podcast
  • Claudio Zavala
    • Flipgrid is an amazing app for amplifying student voice in and out of the classroom! Did you know you can use Flipgrid in so many ways? The opportunities to use this platform are only limited by your creativity and imagination. I’ve taken the liberty of coming up with a list…
    • great way, students share stories, students share recordings, Capstone Project Review, Global Pen Pals
  • Raising good ‘digital citizens’
    • Students in Lorraine Magee’s third-grade class are pros at using technology.The class at Natick’s Johnson Elementary School has Skyped with students in other states and countries, tweeted favorite authors, shared pen pal letters with students in Uganda through Google Drive, sent cloud observations to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration,…
    • digital citizenship, Johnson Elementary School, students, digital citizenship Klau, technology
  • GAFAM in Education: 7 Lessons from 2017 – Educapital Digest –
    • When we talk about the future of education, we must acknowledge the pivotal role played by the tech giants that are operating in the space. With this in mind, we took a look at what Google, Apple…
    • device management software, digital Writing Coach, newly unveiled Minecraft, lesson plans, Microsoft
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    • Age Range: Best for ages 6-12, appropriate for any age – – Tumble is a science podcast that sharesthe stories behind science discovery.
    • Sample Episode: The Mystery of When Brains and Sports Collide – – Age Range: Best for ages 9-14, appropriate for any age – – In every episode of this podcast, a different group of kids discusses a young adult book.
    • Age Range: Best for ages 6-12, but interesting to all curious minds – – Each episode of this science podcast is co-hosted by a different kid, tackling their questions with interviews, fun segments, and the occasional musical number.
    • Age Range: Best for ages 5-10, but interesting to all curious minds – – Produced by Vermont Public Radio, each episode of this podcast starts with an audio recording of a child asking a question (listeners are invited to send in their own), such as why people have different religions,…
    • Age Range: Materials available for grades K-5, but content would be interesting to anyone wanting to learn about composers – – The short episodes of this classical music podcast introduce listeners to different composers, often taking several episodes to study specific pieces or aspects of a composers work.

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    • Flipgrid is an amazing app for amplifying student voice in and out of the classroom!
    • Art Interpretations: Create a grid where students can record their perspectives, interpretations, or ideas about pieces of artwork.
    • Global Pen Pals: Connect with other classrooms around the world and have students share stories, personal goals, and ideas.
    • Capstone Project Review: A great way for students to express their personal learning through a reflection of their capstone project.
    • Peer Shoutout: A great way to build community in the classroom, campus, etc is building a grid that students can use build each other up.

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    • Students are frequently taught about how to vet the quality of websites, how to do research and how to develop a positive online presence when appropriate, Chad McGowan, Ashland High School technology education teacher, said in an email.
    • Marlborough’s Director of Instructional Technology Thomas Plati said more than half of the district’s high school seniors take a digital citizenship-specific course called Media Literacy and Popular Culture, and officials this school year convened a District Digital Citizenship Committee to focus more closely on the subject.
    • Instruction on digital literacy in most districts stretches from kindergarten through senior year in high school, with students picking up lessons based on their age.
    • The schools offering of netiquette instruction has become a common addition to the traditional etiquette school courses, and shows how pervasive digital citizenship has become.Under Sawhneys netiquette instruction, students learn how and when to write online, use a phone in public and understand privacy settings.
    • Hear some of the ways Natick’s Johnson Elementary School third-grade teacher Lorraine Magee has used technology to enhance her students’ learning at Bosma can be reached at 508-626-3957 or abosma@wickedlocal.com.

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    • With this in mind, we took a look at what Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and Microsoft did in 2017 in order to decipher elements of their strategy that could be useful to understand moving forward.
    • K12 is the only market in which each of the GAFAM are making plays.2) Google dominates the K12 device market in the US whereas Microsoft reigns supreme globally.Techcrunchs excellent history of the evolution of the device market from iMac – netbook – iPad – netbook 2.0 contextualizes the ascension of…
    • cloud-storage that allows any student to access their GSuite files (Sheets, Docs, Slides, etc.) from any device at any timeintegration with in-demand 3rd-party programs like the Adobe Creative CloudGlobally, however, the picture is much different, with Microsoft maintaining a commanding lead on the strength of its product and brand.3) Apple…
    • In Apple Classroom, for example, teachers have the ability to see and to push content to every students screen from their own screen.In addition, Apple announced its new iPad at $329comparable to the price of most Chromebooksas well as updates to Apple Classroom.
    • TIME Magazine named it one of its inventions of the year.Aside from the battle over device adoption in the K12 market, there are few surprises surrounding the GAFAMs interest areas in education.

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