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On this channel we discuss integrating, teaching and learning through education technology.  We also identify the best education apps, teaching tools and digital resources for teaching and learning. Here you'll also find interviews with the developers of the EdTech Top 50 most useful edtech resources, along with new and noteworthy edtech developers.

An Edtech Minute with Sungard IEPPLUS

Michael Boll, with George Saunders

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Individual education plans are at the heart of our special education management.. Sungard's IEPPlus software allows district staff and teachers to build, track, and edit IEPs — this ensures each student is getting the instruction and services they require.

 Site: http://sungardk12.com/special-education-management

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An Edtech Minute with Tabtor Math

Michael Boll, with Raj Valli

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Kids are naturally attracted to electronic devices like tablets and computers, so it's no surprise that using tablets might help them learn math better. Tabtor Math is a tablet solution that leads to greater learning.

https://www.tabtor.com/how-it-works.html

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An Extended Edtech Minute with Car Quiz Math

Michael Boll, Jamie Willett and Chris Carter

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This is our sponsored review of CarQuiz, a math game for kids, where the player races around a track solving math equations. The game builds math skills in addition, subtraction, multiplication and division while promoting fun, thematic environments. As the player accumulates tokens, they earn awards and unlock more items. 

 Site: http://www.carquizgame.com

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An Edtech Minute with Kahoot

Michael Boll, Jamie Wilett and Chris Carter

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If you are wanting to gamify your classroom but aren’t feeling like going hardcore quite yet, Kahoot might be the perfect tool for you. Kahoot is a game based classroom response system. It’s simple to use and allows you to create discussion boards, quizzes or surveys. The students or group you are working with go to kahoot.it and join the activity by plugging in a code. Once your group is logged in, their responses immediately show up on your presentation screen at the front. It’s a quick and painless way to make your classroom highly engaging and interactive..

 Site: https://getkahoot.com/

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An Edtech Minute with ChronoZoom

Michael Boll, Jamie Wilett and Chris Carter

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Chronozoom is a timeline creation and sharing resource that is exquisitely suited for use in Big History classrooms, and also works well for teachers and students with some technical knowledge and willingness to build timelines. Alternatively, you can simply access timelines already populating the site. Just watch the introductory tour to completely “get” what Chronozoom is all about. The zoom­ability and scale of Big History’s timeline is simply breathtaking. UC Berkeley, Microsoft, and The University of Washington have done a real service for all history teachers and lifelong learners in general.

 Site: http://www.chronozoom.com

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