• Kami Newsroom

    Update: New ‘Open With Kami’ Button and Improved Kami Chrome Extension

    We’ve been hard at work for the past few months on a major rewrite of our Chrome Extension to improve the performance and reliability of it while also improving how the extension works when opening files. This is a big change, and addresses the biggest complaint we hear from districts trying to roll out the Kami Extension: “why has Kami hijacked my PDFs”. Since the Chrome Extension is critical to deployments, if you notice anything weird or unusual about the way Kami integrates or works with Chromebooks or other devices, let us know. New ‘Open With Kami’ Button With the new extension, you will now be able to have PDF files…

  • EdTech

    4 Reasons Why You Should Attend an EdTech Conference

    This year I’ve been able to attend a handful of educational technology conferences across the country. There are numerous benefits of attending an edtech conference. From large events like FETC in Orlando this past January to smaller events like UCET in Salt Lake City this past March, I’ve found that there is always plenty to learn! Are you looking for a reason to attend an edtech conference this year? Are you trying to convince a school administrator to support your efforts? This list provides a handful of reasons why an educational technology conference is a must-attend event. Inspirational Big Ideas The keynote speakers at an edtech conference are thoughtfully chosen…

  • EdTech

    Using Skype for Virtual Field Trips around the World

    New technologies, such as social media, have found their way to the academic setting. More than at any time in the history of education, it is easier now for students to share ideas and collaborate with one another. For example, many classes have created their own Facebook groups to enable students to post their ideas and ask questions. Similarly, teachers use Facebook groups as an avenue for conducting online exams instead of the traditional classroom exams. Likewise, online programs, such as Google Docs and Kami, make it possible for students to edit their work online and to share them with other students. If the students don’t have offline software like…

  • Technology

    Top 5 User-friendly Tools to Edit Videos

    With the power of present technology, you can now improve your videos and make them even more interesting and creative. One easy way is through video editing. Before, you had to spend a lot of time, money, and effort on manual video editing tools that would often eat up your patience. But now, convenient video editing is made available by different video editing tools. Whether you are a professional or an amateur, you can surely make the most out of your video editing skills. To help you pick the best ones, here are some convenient and user-friendly video editing tools that work. Animoto: Animoto is one of the most popular video…

  • EdTech

    Teachwise Inspire: A Reliable Online Source for Lesson Plans

    Many educators find it hard to prepare for their lessons. So much time and money are involved in searching for supplies and learning content to be used in the classroom, but they end up only with a few. Frontline Technologies is a company that makes online tools available, catered to enhancing K-12 education. It provides services to thousands of school districts and millions of teachers all over the country. Some of its famous tools include Applitrack, a system used in managing files used for hiring and screening future educators. Seeing the need for a reliable online source for teachers, Teachwise Inspire was born. It was propelled from the success of…