iZiggi: An Affordable Wireless Document Camera

Over the past several weeks, we have been hitting the EdTech conference circuit pretty hard. We just finished up at NAESP, after hitting ISTE and AETC. While looking over our YouTube Channel, however, I noticed that we missed a really cool product from AETC. IPEVO makes a ton of cool products, but we were blown [...]

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TabPilot A System Teachers And IT Departments Can Agree On

Schools across the nation have been upgrading technology at a steady rate over the last five years. Laptops, Chromebooks and tablets are finding their way to seats in as many classrooms as they can. Even the school system in Los Angeles set out to deploy iPads for every seat in their system. The Los Angeles [...]

Pinterest Becoming A Useful Tool In The Classroom

Have you ever gone to your son or daughter's school for a parent teacher conference and found their teacher on the Pinterest website? Before you worry that the teacher is more concerned with posting the latest wedding dresses, and neck tie fashions to the social network, they may actually be doing it for the class, [...]

SchoolStatus: Big Data Analytics For Educators

So, it is no secret that schools collect an monitor a ton of data. Including, but not limited to attendance, grades, staff performance data, various student data and health records, state assessment records, special education data, among many others. Just collecting all of this data is a huge challenge, let alone managing it. However, one [...]

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Edsby: Robust, Holistic School Management Software

By viewing each school in totality, Edsby is able to keep all parties - students, teachers, administrators, and parents - informed and up to date. The robust education tools - for both students and teachers - though available from other sources, pair with the administration and parent tools to provide the most holistic view of a school possible.

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EdTech: Meet Hovercam One Of The Fastest Document Cameras In The World

More and more school systems are replacing transparencies and overhead projectors with document cameras. Document cameras are typically all in one mounted cameras that allow a variety of angles, zooms, and then projection via a computer to a smart board, projecor or a monitor. Document cameras bring a whole new level of interactivity to the [...]

EdTech: Booksystems Is Bringing Libraries Into the 21st Century [AETC]

   We're at the  Alabama Educational Technology Conference (AETC) this week and we have had the opportunity to speak with several exhibitors. Among these exhibitor companies is Book Systems. Book Systems is library and textbook/asset management software developer. They are used by more than 10,000 schools and libraries worldwide. We had a chance to ask the Book Systems team [...]

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Curriculum Associates: Powerful Assessment Tools for Teachers [AETC Preview]

      As we are gearing up to hit the Alabama Educational Technology Conference (AETC) this week, we have had the opportunity to speak with several exhibitors. Among these exhibitor companies is Curriculum Associates. Curriculum Associates offers educators research-based, classroom-proven materials that give every student the chance to succeed. We recently had a chance to ask Courtney Marsh, of Curriculum Associates, a few [...]

EdTech: Lightspeed Technologies: Unique Audio Solutions for Educators [AETC Preview]

    As we are gearing up to hit the Alabama Educational Technology Conference (AETC) this week, we have had the opportunity to speak with several exhibitors. Among these exhibitor companies is Lightspeed Technologies. Lightspeed has created a line of audio solutions that help "overcome classroom noise and provide crystal clear sound to all your students regardless of where they [...]

KeyboardingOnline.com: Typing Class 2.0

Typing. It is a skill that everyone needs. Yet it is one of the most gut-wrenchingly boring and tedious things to learn. Back in my day, there were some pretty awful programs to teach you to type - Mario Teaches Typing is the only one I can recall off the top of my head. There [...]