EdTech Weekly Digest - 2 (December 2013)

EdTech Weekly Digest - 2 (December 2013)

I will give a quick walk through of the topics that were covered over the last one week that might catch your interest, by briefly touching few of those articles and discussing a few of them in detail. I find myself researching and learning so many 

new things when I visit EdTechReview for the weekly digest. This week I will be touching the following topics in this digest.

Movenote: A Great Tool to Present with Emotions

Movenote  is a great tool used for creating video presentations. It allows you to create screencast type short videos which you can share with the people you want. It is a way of communicating by combining any document or attachment, with video and audio. The result is the creation of a powerful, distinctive and humane message to the user. It is available on the web, movenote.com, for which you need to create an account and sign in to use its services. It is integrated to Google so you are able to use our service directly on Gmail and Google Drive. Know more about it by clicking on the title.

Why Chromebooks Are a Good Option for 1:1?

Chromebook (seems like a laptop at the first glance) is a device that is built and optimized for web. It is a specialized notebook that aims to provide the best web experience by offering a faster, simpler and more secure interface, where the users can spend most of their computing time. It features the Chrome OS designed specially by Google for web applications. In 1:1 learning, students interact with other learners and educators using various web platforms. So, there is no doubt that Chromebook can be a great tool to enhance student learning. This article covers the importance of the use of Chromebooks in 1:1 learning.

myBskool: India's Largest Online B-School

myBskool offers online management courses for working professionals and others who look for valuable short-term introductory management programs. It was formed with the vision to empower and facilitate a global student base to learn from the best of educators and institutions regardless of subject matter, location and time.

5 Key Strategies for Developing Educational Games

This article covers the things that game developers must focus on while developing educational games.

QuizBean - Online Quiz Creator

Review of QuizBean, an online quiz creator.

Online Plagiarism Checker by PlagiarismDetect

 Review of PlagiarismDetect ,an online plagiarism checker, for texts written in English and Spanish.

EdTech's Role in Special Education Reform by Dr.Michael Hart (Part 3/5)

Dr. Michael Hart rejoins us to breakdown student needs at the elementary or primary levels of education. This is the 3rd part of a 5 part series Interview. You may also revise/refer to the part 1 and part 2 published on our site.

About the Author
Author: Dr Rod BergerWebsite: http://www.mindrocketmediagroup.com/
Rod Berger, PsyD, is President and CEO of MindRocket Media Group serving the global education market. Dr. Berger has been a VP of Education for an edtech firm, Keynote Speaker, Brand Strategist and continues to teach college courses and each summer guests lectures at Vanderbilt University.

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