Here are a few blog posts and articles that have come my way recently telling us about things that are up and coming or have just arrived.
#1 Smartamp - SMART (the company that makes SMART boards) has unveiled a new way for students to collaborate and connect. It is calles Smartamp. I watched the live webinar last week to see the introduction to Smartamp, and I am impressed and excited for this new software.
#3 New mobile apps for Google Docs, Sheets and Slides. The apps have been updated to make things quicker and easier to find, create and edit. Click here for a blogpost.
#4 Google Maps also has some great updates!!
#5 Plickers is a new solution to polling a class without the need for clickers. Plickers doesn't even require that students have a device! Watch this demonstration:
#6 Common Craft has made a video to explain computer programming. I love the way that Common Craft explains complicated things.
#7 Microsoft introduced Office Mix, a new plug-in for Powerpoint that allows for multimedia and interactive elements.
#8 Kahoot now allows the teacher to kick out inappropriate names. Click here to see how.
#9 Google Classroom - Google will be releasing Classroom, a LMS, that will be available next September to anyone with the GAFE suite. Click here for a blog post.
And there you have it! Another week full of updates, new features and sites. Enjoy!!