This weekend we're headed to sunny Los Angeles for the EdSurge Tech for Schools Summit. If you're an educator in the LA area, this free event is a fantastic opportunity to find edtech partners for your classrooms, schools, and districts.
Here's our list of the top 6 must-see edtech innovators attending the EdSurge Summit:
ThinkCERCA is an online platform designed to empower teachers to personalize literacy instruction across disciplines. ThinkCERCA helps whole school teams differentiate for engaging learning in classrooms of diverse learners.
If you haven't already met the incredible team behind the Summits, now's your chance.EdSurge is a must-read independent information resource and community for everyone involved in education technology.
Ponder is a “micro-reading response” tool that allows students and teachers to engage with each other when reading articles and watching videos. It's a browser add-on that measures reading activity and promotes understanding and sharing across any subject.
Check out this digital reading platform that adapts fiction and non-fiction texts to match students' reading levels. With one click, teachers and students can change between higher-level text and lower-level text within the same book, providing each student the right degree of challenge.
Currently in beta, Scrible is a free and handy way to annotate, comment on, and share web pages. Add the service to your browser toolbar, then use Scrible to save web pages, mark up your work, save it to the cloud, and distribute to others.