Technologies for the Classroom

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Source: KQED

The International Society for Technology in Education ( ISTE) is a conference attended by 20,000 plus educators who are passionate about incorporating technology into their classrooms. A professional development leader from the Ed Tech Team, Monica Martinez, compiled a list of useful technology to facilitate education.

Here are a number of useful technologies and tools for educators:

  • Google Expeditions – for exploring historical sites and natural resources virtually
  • Flippity – creating trivia-like games for class curriculum
  • Google Science Journal – for science experiments that can include data collection, analysis and notes
  • Google Cast – for project working onto a screen directly from a device, without the need for compatible hardware (just access to wifi)
  • Google Art Project – for zooming in on hundreds of fine art paintings from around the world
  • World Wonders Project – for exploring important and famous sites from around the world with videos and 3D-immersion
  • Constitute – for navigating and comparing constitutions from around the world
  • Safeshare.TV – for safely removing all popups and extra content from videos that educators might want to share with students
  • Youtube Time Machine – for searching content relevant to specific historical dates or subjects
  • Zygote Body – for navigating human anatomy in detail through interactive graphics
  • Pixlr – free editor that works similarly to Photoshop
  • Build with Chrome – a virtual building app with blocks on a geographic area
  • Androidify – for creating a personalized Android icon that can be shared, saved and transferred

Read full story at: KQED

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