Recent Posts by Jayne Clare

30 Reasons WHY Tech Benefits Students

30 Reasons WHY Tech Benefits Students Technology is changing everything we do and how we do it, it is literally everywhere, intertwined into every part of our culture. It affects how we live, work, play, and most importantly learn. There is no denying that technology has made its way into the education sector and is changing the rules of…
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Core aspects of building a live streaming app from scratch

Core aspects of building a live streaming app from scratch The means of media consumption tend to change and develop with every passing day. Cable and satellite TV has been gradually going the way of the dodo. The new era of live streaming has come and made a revolution in the traditional means of video…
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NSF-Funded Digital Library for Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers

NSF-Funded Digital Library for Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers ReadAskChat ~ Now Available on App Stores The research-based ReadAskChat method uniquely fosters child-adult interactions about stories, poems, and math and science features at three developmental levels—baby, toddler, and preschooler. Open-ended conversation starters and prompts for singing, chanting, and imaginative play promote word acquisition and other prereading…
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The Facebook Controversy ~ Educational Sector Responds

Last week for EdAppTalk we discussed the controversy surrounding Facebook and all of the issues that have surfaced. It was announced that initial figures estimating Facebook breached personal data on 50 million users, was incorrect and it was closer to 87 million, and all without direct consent! The famed social media company has been involved in a number…
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What is STEMtrunk?

WHAT IS STEMtrunk? STEMtrunk is the Netflix (you know, when they sent you DVDs?) of educational toys. Make a list and start getting robots, drones, computer kits and more delivered to your door. Ready for the next product? Just send it back and the next one arrives in days. Simple. Educational. Fun. Educational toys are expensive, but…
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Podcast: Criterion to Determine the Best Educational Apps

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tr84YjZ8cxM Podcast: Criterion to Determine the Best Educational Apps Back in November, this Podcast came together while I was in a home health care facility working round the clock as my father had taken a fall and was in rehab. Original intentions were that I would be in my home office, prepared and relaxed to…
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How to Avoid Hearing that your Kids are Bored this Summer

How to Avoid Hearing that Your Kids Are Bored This Summer Break Being out of school for the summer is exciting for many kids. The only issue that arises is that kids often get bored within a very short period of time, which can lead to them doing things they know that they are not…
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4 Factors Teachers Should Be Mindful Of When Introducing Learning Management Systems

4 Factors Teachers Should Be Mindful Of When Introducing Learning Management Systems Learning Management Systems (LMSs) cover a lot of ground. They can be used as assessment tools, for course evaluation, to administer quizzes, and to manage courses among many other functions. As a result, every vendor offers different functionalities with different terminology and different…
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