EdTech Weekly Digest - 5 (December 2013)

edtech weekly digest 4I 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 couple of great infographic here which are really catching my attention and has proved a great piece of content in form of 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.

PresentationTube: A New Way for Producing & Sharing Video Presentations

This article talks about a project that aims to help teachers and students produce and share quality video presentations in an innovative and beneficial way. The project offers a presentation recording application and online video sharing platform.

Stoodle: Great Real Time Collaboration & Communication Tool

This article talks about Stoodle , an online white board service partly supported by CK12 Foundation, which enables students and educators to quickly create and work on a collaborative whiteboard space. The web platform allows you to write, draw and upload images. It also enables you to connect it with your computer’s micro phone and talk to the people you collaborate in the online whiteboard space.

Top 12 PDF Tools Every Teacher and Administrator Must Have

This article covers a list of 12 PDF tools and a brief description of their usefulness.

10 Great Tips for Education Entrepreneurs

A lot of exciting things are happening in the education sector in mobility, technology, social networking and personalization that will make it more democratized, personalized, affordable and effective. To be successful edupreneurs a lot of things need to be kept in mind. This article covers 10 tips for education entrepreneurs.

World’s First School in the Cloud Opened

Professor Sugata Mitra, who is an educational technology specialist at the Newcastle University, has designed a School in the Cloud made up of Self Organized Learning Environments (SOLE), where students can explore and learn from each other with the help of a variety of online learning resources.

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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