https://open.spotify.com/episode/6zpk2jwNG6yXdLP1YMY7vb This edition of EdTech Stories features 3 different properties from one company - Swivl. After failing to secure investment in 2010, Brian Lamb and Vlad Tettlebaum launched The Swivl Robot. Their success in serving the education community, led them down a path to develop the student video platform known as Recap. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uoJUOa1D9JQ However, due to … Continue reading PODCAST 002: The Rise of Swivl. The Fall of Recap. The Comeback of Synth.
Adobe Spark Post, is a very simple way to create a graphic. Whether you use one of the many templates provided by Adobe, or you start from scratch, Spark Post allows anyone to create a beautiful image - whether you have design experience or not. Best of yet - Adobe Spark is available to schools … Continue reading How To Overlay An Image in Adobe Spark Post
On the debut of EdTech Stories, we profile the company Wakelet in this episode called “Inside The Wake.” Wakelet is a company and platform created by Jamil Khalil, a former Airbus employee, who sought an easier way to organize the abundance of information available on the internet. He overcame several obstacles in his path to develop … Continue reading Podcast 001: Inside The Wake – The Origins of Wakelet
The debut of EdTech Stories is on February 10th and this trailer episode which will give you an idea of what you can expect from this podcast. This preview episode features the first five minutes of debut podcast #001 Wakelet - Inside the Wake. In this episode, I interviewed Wakelet co-founder Jamil Khalil and several other … Continue reading Podcast 000: EdTech Stories Preview
I’m very excited to be debuting the EdTech Stories podcast. Over the next five episodes (or so) of EdTech Stories, I’m hoping to share the journey of how with you how some of the technology products platforms used in education were created. In this blog post, I want to give you an idea of what … Continue reading About The EdTech Stories Podcast
One year ago at BETT 2018, Adobe revealed their plans for a new version of Spark, exclusively for educators and students. Christened as Adobe Spark For Education, the company announced that it would be making their $120 premium service free for all K-12 and Higher Education Institutions
Whether you call them sticky notes, stickies or Post-It notes, if you work in education then you probably have used these for a variety of purposes. Post-It notes are a quick and flexible way to share ideas or thinking. Just do a quick search on “lesson plans and Post-It notes” and you’ll be directed to … Continue reading Scan Your Post-In Notes Into Your iPhone
Can something 10 years-old be considered “old school?” Maybe that’s a bit of a stretch but when you consider the rapid change within education technology, a decade can sometimes can seem like a lifetime. For example, think back to technological resources and hardware you used with your students ten years ago There’s a good chance … Continue reading 5 “Old-School” EdTech Tools That Still Have Value
When I first started teaching in 2006, I loved my SMART Board. And if you taught about a decade ago, chances are you probably did too – with very good reason! Back then, standard tools for instruction in your classroom probably consisted of things like chalk boards, overhead projectors, or VCR/TV Combos. While the “digital … Continue reading Has The 1:1 Classroom Killed The Interactive Whiteboard?