eduClipper, the social learning platform for teachers and students to curate, create and share educational content, is now available for free on the iPad through Apple’s App Store. The app allows users to build personalized learning portfolios that showcase both personal achievement and academic growth. Teachers can create and administer project-based assessments and provide students with dynamic feedback on their work.
“We want students to look forward to creating, sharing and showcasing their hard work,” said Adam Bellow, former classroom teacher and founder of eduClipper. “Learning is a process that involves sharing knowledge, receiving feedback and reflecting. That is what [...]
My Big Campus, the comprehensive educational hub between students and the web, introduced a redesign this week that makes the learning platform even easier to access, share, organise, and store resources. Developed with direct feedback from educators, the updated My Big Campus is even more suited to meet the needs of students and teachers. My Big Campus continues to be the only solution that safely brings together all the tools students and educators need and makes them easy to access and fun to share.
As part of the redesign, My Big Campus users are now greeted with an all new homepage, featuring a simplified sign-in process and specific site information tabs for students, [...]
Thanks to the guys at Onlinedegrees.org for sharing this resource of the 50 Indispensable EdTech Tools for 2012:
Technology and education are pretty intertwined these days and nearly every teacher has a few favorite tech tools that make doing his or her job and connecting with students a little bit easier and more fun for all involved. Yet as with anything related to technology, new tools are hitting the market constantly and older ones rising to prominence, broadening their scope, or just adding new features that make them better matches for education, which can make it hard to keep up with the newest and most useful tools even for the most tech-savvy teachers. Here, we’ve [...]
The Language Express, a developer of interactive social learning software, will demonstrate its new program, The Social Express, at the 43rd annual Autism Society National Conference and Exposition on July 25-27 in San Diego.
The Social Express is a new 16-lesson social learning software program for children between the ages of five and 12 years. It uses interactive video modeling, movie quality animation, socially valid dialog, and original characters that children find engaging.
Each one of the 30 interactive scenes contains teachable moments and builds on the previous lesson. The teachable moments assist professionals and parents to reinforce social skills [...]