Google Classroom Integrated Similarity Detector

With the beginning of a school year, teachers and students alike dive into an educational process. Teachers come up with better ways to teach their classes with edtech by their side. This time, edtech enhances original writing skills of students through avenues such as Google Classroom LMS. PlagiarismCheck.org has developed an effective integration with Google [...]

HOW TO ADD VIDEO DIRECTIONS FOR YOUR STUDENTS IN GOOGLE CLASSROOM

                                                              Do you ever feel like some students have a difficult time understanding written directions for projects or assignments? Do you need to differentiate or [...]

WHY EDTECH COMPANIES NEED EDUCATION RESEARCHERS TO BE BRUTALLY HONEST

                                                      New edtech companies are popping up all over the globe on a daily basis. Most of these companies have noble intentions of solving their own perceived problems in [...]

THE POSITIVE CONNECTION BETWEEN GAMES AND ONLINE LEARNING

Game-based learning has the potential to drastically improve the way children are taught. Games have peculiar qualities that let them engage hard-to-reach students in a way lessons cannot. Researchers have begun to explore the intrinsic qualities of games that make them promising learning tools, and anecdotal evidence is available everywhere. I personally know a student [...]

USING TWITTER CHATS FOR TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

For the broader culture, Twitter is usually perceived as a vast wasteland of gossip, rumor, and incivility. But teachers have transformed their corner of Twitter into something else entirely. Increasing numbers of teachers have been using Twitter chats for professional development. Most chats are specific to a certain subject, but some are regional, and others focus [...]

WHY MOBILE TECHNOLOGY ENHANCES INSTRUCTION

                                                     As mobile technology continues to steal the spotlight in K-12 classroom methodology, certain areas of study tend to be gravitating towards the trends more strongly. Last week an Education [...]

WE NEED TO PUT THE ED BACK IN EDTECH

                                                           Edtech continues to emerge as a prominent way for teachers to present individualized learning for their students. Schools are spending more money than ever before on [...]

WE NEED TO END THE WAR BETWEEN TRADITIONAL AND ONLINE INSTRUCTION IN HIGHER EDUCATION

The percent of students who are taking online classes has exploded in recent years, and it shows no signs of abating. This is perhaps no surprise: online classes offer students a great degree of flexibility. But at the same time, the rise of online classes has led to something of a war between traditional and online instruction [...]

IT’S TIME TO CHANGE THE NARRATIVE OF ONLINE AND DISTANCE EDUCATION BY MATTHEW LYNCHAUGUST 1, 20180

                                                              Online and distance learning is growing in popularity as individuals are demanding a more flexible education. They need school schedules that can be easily coordinated [...]

Do I need antivirus on my computer?

While computer science had theorized self-replicating computer programs since the late 1940s, it was only in 1971 that the first virus, called Creeper, was created. Creeper did not do any particular harm; it could only display a message. The second computer virus in existence, dubbed Reaper, was created with the sole purpose of destroying Creeper. It was another 15 years of [...]

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