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Administrative Solutions

Getting to Know Knovation – Curated, Contextualized, Managed OER for K-12

March 31, 2016

Knovation Makes Open Educational Resources More Manageable and More Efficient Many schools are looking to lower costs by transitioning away from text books to Open Education Resources. EmergingEdTech applauds this effort! This is particularly important in higher education, where text books costs are almost always student’s responsibility, and many text books cost hundreds of dollars. […]

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Back To The Basics: 6 Strategies For Online Program Success

February 25, 2016

While this a bit of a change from the usual tools and techniques we often share here, online education is such a prominent and long established use of technology for instructional purposes, it deserves more coverage. With the various hats I wear in my role at The College of Westchester, helping to navigate today’s quickly changing […]

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Mondopad 2.0 – Taking Collaboration and Creativity to a New Level

February 8, 2016

InFocus Enhances Their Unique, Interactive Platform With Improved Software Back in November and December, I shared my experiences with the awesome Mondopad from InFocus. The December article included a video, “Demonstrating the Flexible Functionality and Collaborative Potential of the Mondopad“. This is a powerful, fun system that combines next-generation Interactive White Board functionality with excellent […]

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10 Time-Proven Moodle Plugins for Teachers and Students That You Don’t Want to Miss

January 13, 2016

Image source Making the Most of Moodle With Plug-Ins I thought these plugins, and Leona’s insights, would be of interest to some Moodle users and applaud Leona’s willingness to experiment with them. Of course, readers need to pay heed to their institution’s policy on plugins before running down this path. We always test them in a […]

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Demonstrating the Flexible Functionality and Collaborative Potential of the Mondopad

December 3, 2015

There is a lot of Wow Factor in this Powerful Presentation and Collaboration Platform Last week I wrote a post providing an overview of the Mondopad’s functionality. This week I offer a video demonstration of the powerful system. Some of the key functions of this large screen touch-responsive all in one system include: Presenting – […]

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The Tech-Savvy Administrator: Communicate Better, Get Organized, Promote Your School’s Brand

December 1, 2015

Provide Technology Leadership by Example Without Spending a lot of Money It was a pleasure to meet Steven W. Anderson, known to many through his ‘Web 2.0 Classroom‘ moniker, at the TLIPAD 2015 conference in November. He is a fun speaker and everyone seemed to really enjoy and appreciate his inspirational and informative Keynote address. […]

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Exploring the Mondopad = Mondo Possibilities!

November 24, 2015

If Only Every Classroom Had a Mondopad … Ever heard of the Mondopad? Dictionary.com defines the adjective mondo as “large; big” and the adverb mondo as “very; cool”. Well I can certainly attest to the fact that the Mondopad is very big and very cool! The Mondopad from InFocus is a touch-controlled, huge multi-function screen […]

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Simplify Classroom Organization (and Save Paper) With JotForm

August 25, 2015

This Easy-to-Use Form Software Makes it a Snap to go Digital with Forms! Staying organized at school is no picnic. Paper piles, lesson plans, grade books, and untidy supply cabinets all pose threats to your zen-like classroom presence. But the savvy teacher knows to make use of technology tools to stay organized. That explains the […]

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Exploring Microsoft OneNote for Teaching and Learning

July 23, 2015

Creative Commons licensed image source Share, Brainstorm, Collaborate, Organize, for free, with OneNote. After being introduced to Microsoft OneNote at the UB Tech 2015 conference, I found myself really curious to learn more about it and take it for a test drive. My interest comes from two perspectives – one, as a tool for productivity […]

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Increase Student Engagement with the Top Hat Lecture Platform

July 16, 2015

When education technology software providers reach out to me and can share interesting, affordable tools that they can back up with teacher testimonials, I’m willing to hear what they have to say. If the product interests me, I offer to let them provide an original article to share with EmergingEdTech readers. The folks from Top […]

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