5 Websites to Teach Coding - Really Good Teachers™ Blog and Forum Technology Takeover Today’s technology is growing by leaps and bounds from one year to the next. The more the world relies on technology, the more students will need to learn proficiency and skills that make them valuable assets out in the workforce. According to Code.org, “computing jobs are the number one source of new wages in the United States. [There are] 500,000 current openings…and they’re projected to grow at twice the rate of all other jobs…” Why is teaching coding important?
Android App Turns Phone Calls Into Interactive Social Media Exchanges The Spark of Genius Series highlights a unique feature of startups and is made possible by Microsoft BizSpark. If you would like to have your startup considered for inclusion, please see the details here. Name: Innobell Quick Pitch: Innobell makes calls and instant messaging on mobile devices inherently more social. Genius Idea: Use applications during phone calls. Inspired by a frustrating phone call during which he was unable to adequately describe his whereabouts, 20-year-old Israeli entrepreneur Shai Magzimof set out to build an application that would simplify the exchange of information over the phone.
Snagit, screen capture software, home page Context is everything. Recording a video lets the person on the other end actually hear your voice. So the next time a webpage, PDF, or video edit is sent to you for feedback, consider dropping the red pen and record a video instead. With Snagit, there’s no waiting. Eflux Welcome to e-flux projects. In 2001 we initiated a program of special projects for e-flux.com. The early part of this program focused on web publications and art works that explicitly engage audience participation. In 2004 e-flux opened a storefront space in New York's Chinatown where this program evolved into a series of physical public projects, which subsequently travel to contemporary art institutions worldwide.
Step 1: What is a PLN? Welcome to our professional learning series on building a PLN. This series guides you step by step through the process of setting up your own PLN. The aim of this first step is to: Explain what is a PLN.Help you understand why educators create their own PLN. The following information on PLN was co-written by Michael Graffin, a relief/substitute teacher and blogger from Western Australia.
About Huddle - Enterprise Content Collaboration Software Product overview Huddle is a remarkably simple, yet powerful way to collaborate on content. It’s more than just file sharing. It’s conversations around content to move projects forward. This is How Information Fluency Skills Help You In the Classroom Tired of receiving work from your students with incorrect information from questionable sources and unreliable websites? Tired of seeing kids hit the first link on their Google search as the extent of their research, or using Wikipedia as their only source for information? Have no fear, because Information Fluency skills are the answer. You can teach students to use a framework that guides them through vetting information and determining its accuracy before using it in their projects.
Collaborative writing software online with Writeboard. Write, share, revise, compare. Hello, We launched Writeboard back in October of 2005 as a stand-alone service. A few years later we integrated Writeboards into Basecamp Classic and Backpack. Today, the vast majority of Writeboards are created inside those two products. RealizeIt Can Make Your Program Adaptive Imagine a platform that would turn static content into an adaptive sequence, and would get smarter the more it was used. RealizeIt, based in Dublin and Chicago, can semi-automatically ingest almost any form of learning content and, with a little coaching, can identify prerequisite relationships and build a competency-based sequence of granular learning nodes with assessment gateways. Founder David Collery spent 14 years teaching Mathematics in inner city Dublin schools.