CLASSROOM - Splashtop Inc. Splashtop Classroom allows teachers to share their desktop and applications.
Once connected, students can view, control and annotate over lesson content directly from their own devices. Splashtop Classroom is perfect for teachers and instructors who want to engage the entire room! Teach from all four corners of the classroom Connect to the class PC/Mac from your mobile device Get out from behind your desk and improve classroom management and student attention Sit next to students while still keeping the class on task Turn your mobile device into an interactive whiteboard Use the toolbar to draw, highlight or write over any content Take snapshots of the screen, save, then share with students Draw over flipchart backgrounds or include your own worksheets Use the spotlight and screen shade tools to keep students focused Share anything.
Bring the lesson to the student. Help Build Quantum Computers by Playing Video Games. In Brief Scientists use gamification and crowdsourcing to beat the quantum computing speed limit, and it shows that humans can outperform computers in quantum operations.
Citizen Science Humans have been shown to outperform computers when it comes to some tasks in quantum physics, and it’s thanks to video games. In terms of looking at how the universe works at the most fundamental levels, quantum physics presents the soundest, albeit perhaps the most perplexing, explanation. This is because quantum physics posits that particles can exist in a state of superposition, which means that it can be in two places at once.
Scientists are able to use the concept of superposition to create quantum computers, where the data representation is not limited to just a binary 0 or 1, but can be both 0 and 1 at the same time. But what hinders this progress is how fast simple quantum computers can run these operations, called the quantum speed limit. Quantum Gaming “It was a huge shock,” said Sherson. Play to Learn With Khan Academy. As a former English major who never performed very well in high school math, I was convinced that nothing—not even gamification—could help me be good at, let alone enjoy math.
Then the Internet introduced me to Sal Khan and his online Khan Academy and turned my whole world upside-down. The Khan Academy is a free and has received backing from Google and The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Led by the vision of Sal Khan, there is a collection online of 100 self paced exercises, 1,800 lessons and 2,100 videos. The subject matter ranges from traditional academic subjects like basic arithmetic, physics and organic chemistry but also covers historical events and complex current events like the credit crisis and the Geithner plan. In addition to this there are some curveballs like brainteasers, finance and test prep. Khan Academy has introduced a few elements of gamification. When you open up a challenge, the game rewards quick problem solving and ‘streaks’ of correct answers. Safe Exam Browser - News. July 7, 2016 Safe Exam Browser 2.1.3 for Windows adds support for using Windows system proxy settings and fixes some important issues: Current versions of Internet Explorer, Edge and Windows 10 complained about an invalid signature of the SEB 2.1.2 installer when downloading or starting it, as Microsoft doesn't accept insecure SHA1 code signatures anymore.
SEB 2.1.3 is signed with a new code signing certificate with a secure SHA-256 signature. Added support for system proxy settings (the existing option in SEB Config Tool / Network / Proxies is functional now). Fixed SEB Windows service didn't start properly on some machines and might have caused SEB influencing some other installed applications. See release notes for all changes and read the manual which covers all SEB features.
Resources - Differentiation Central. Lesson Plans.
Classroom Review Game for Educators. Global Seesaw Challenge. Using Seesaw to Create, Curate, Collaborate and Connect in the K-12 Classroom. As access to technology continues to grow in K-12 classrooms, teachers look for different ways to check for understanding, curate student work, collaborate and share.
Teachers look for ways to “get into” the minds of the student to understand their learning process. They look for ways to bridge the gap between home and school in a 1:1 classroom. How will they curate work efficiently in a digital classroom? How about collaborating and building a sense of community in a technology driven classroom? Seesaw: The Learning Journal has provided answers to many of these questions. In this blog post, I shared the basics of implementing and using portfolios with your students. Creating (Multiple Apps, Images, Paper Samples, Reflection) The possibilities that Seesaw allows for creation are limitless. Curating (Work sample comparison, student led P/T conferences) Curating student work is one of the well known benefits of using portfolios. Infusing a Digital Literacy Curriculum Into the Classroom. Although we think of today’s students as tech-savvy, there’s a lot they need to learn — from basic technology skills to how to behave online.
As a result, many teachers are striving to help their students achieve digital literacy. How Schools Are Teaching Digital Literacy In the Adams 12 Five Star Schools in Colorado, there is a well-defined digital literacy curriculum. Cross-Platform Mobile App Development for iOS, Android - Corona Labs. AppBuilder Cross-Platform Mobile Application Development IDE. Telerik Platform Turn Your Web Skills Into Native Mobile Apps with AppBuilder Create cross-platform native mobile apps for iOS, Android and Windows Phone using an instantly available, hyper productive development environment.
Start Now One Shared Code Base, All Mobile Platforms No separate projects, no platform-specific code. Use The Hardware You Already Have Forget buying new hardware to target specific mobile platforms. Cross Platform Mobile Development. Simple free learning tools for students and teachers. Learnclick Quizzes - Create gap-filling exercises, drag and drop, dropdown and multiple choice quizzes. Flexible Seating and Student-Centered Classroom Redesign.
I remember exactly where I was when I had a watershed moment that changed me as a teacher forever.
In fact, it inspired my EdSurge column, Why the 21st-Century Classroom May Remind You of Starbucks. I was working on my TEDx presentation at my local Starbucks and, looking around, I realized that everyone seemed to be happy, engaged in their work, and relaxed. Some people chose the traditional chairs and tables while I opted for a big, comfy chair with my MacBook on my lap. The quiet music, perfect lighting, and overall aesthetics of the coffee shop were favorable for a variety of learners. And if I wanted to switch up my seat during my stay, I was free to do just that. Problem Solvers Now = Problem Solvers Later I'm a firm believer in keeping the focus on what's really important: the students.
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