• EdTech

    What are the Hottest Topics in EdTech?

    Are you planning for upcoming EdTech conferences or Google Summits? You’ll want to stay on the lookout for some of the hottest topics in EdTech this year. Scanning through a schedule of events or flipping through a program of sessions is overwhelming if you don’t know where to start. This list of the hottest topics in EdTech is sure to help you focus some of your energy as you plan for upcoming conferences and tools for your classroom. Virtual Reality This year virtual reality has taken off thanks to the easy and inexpensive Google Cardboard. I love how this tool in combination with a few great apps makes it easy…

  • Case study

    How We Use Kami in My Classroom

    After transferring from a completely online high school to a standard brick and mortar high school, I found myself frustrated by the snail’s pace flow of communication between student and teacher. The constant shuffle of papers was tedious, where students lost their work even before they turned it in, many notes and comments took days to return, and (because I did not have an office) the back and forth toting of boxes of student papers to grade at home was loathsome. I also frequently have my students draw posters to illustrate their thinking and understanding of certain concepts, and commenting on these and returning them proved difficult. The standard way…

  • EdTech,  Kami Newsroom

    Introducing the Kami Teacher Plan

    We are excited to introduce our latest pricing plan to Kami – the Kami Teacher Plan. We’ve had many conversations with teachers over the last few months, and it has become obvious to us that there is something missing in our pricing structure for individual teachers. We have come to understand that different schools have different methods of acquiring new tools for the classroom. That is why Kami is now offering a teacher plan for individual teachers to purchase a license for themselves and their students at an introductory price of $99 per school year. Teachers can now instantly purchase using their school debit or credit card in just a…

  • EdTech

    Surviving ISTE 2016

    If there’s anything that educators all over the world look forward to each year, it’s the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference and Expo. This year, the premier education technology conference will be held at the Colorado Convention Center from June 25 to 29. Around 500 companies will be participating, with an estimated 16,000 participants attending around 1,000 sessions. Registration and Pre-Conference Workshops Onsite registration will open on June 25 from 7 am until 6 pm. There will be pre-conference workshops and invitational activities from June 25 to 26 from 8:30 am until 3:30 pm. The full conference events will be held from June 26 to 29. Some…