I’ve been a fan of Screenr for sometime now and usually include it in my multimedia tools for educators presentations. Sadly Screenr will be closing shop on November 11, 2015. This is the message they posted in a recent email to users: “Sadly, we’re retiring Screenr on November 11, 2015. As you might already know, Screenr’s recording capability is based on Java RE (Runtime Environment), which is rapidly becoming antiquated.
It was my fourth year at SXSWedu. I continue to attend this annual conference to learn about innovation in education, to connect with colleagues & brands, and to see what trending topics are being discussed around the globe. Everyone has a different perspective of SXSWedu, since it really can overlap so many parts of education, including edtech entrepreneurs, educators from all levels, and policy makers who could have an impact
If you have been visiting the Xtranormal website, you have noticed this message: xtranormal.com was recently acquired by nawmal, ltd. We at nawmal are working hard to get you back making movies, and will be changing some of the things that many movie-makers using xtranormal found frustrating: No more losing the movie maker No more losing the characters that some of you had bought No more losing the movies that
Instructure, the creator of the Canvas learning management system (LMS) for K-12 and higher education, announced at the EDUCAUSE conference in Orlando, FL the return of Canvas Grants, a program that awards $100,000 in grants to projects that spur innovation in learning. Instructure invited innovators in both K-12 and higher ed to submit proposals that further “lossless learning,” this year’s Canvas Grants theme. Lossless learning, a concept Instructure introduced at its
Don’t know any code or rusty with your 01000101 (binary for the non-geeky)? Looking to enter a new field of front end, back end, or mobile development? It might be time to take on learning at a faster pace to beef up your skill to find that new job. Learning to code in Orlando has become a little easier and faster with a few new courses and resources available. Zero to
The SXSWedu Conference & Festival marks its fifth anniversary as it opens registration for its 2015 event, to occur March 9-12, 2015 in Austin, Texas. Get tickets for 50% off the door price, for a steal of only $245 until September 12, 2014. This year’s conference program will principally be the result of more than 1,000 session and workshop proposals submitted by the public through PanelPicker, SXSW’s crowd-sourced programming submission