Adam Bellow (@adambellow)
- Breakout EDU
- Pi-top ($299.99) - raspberry pi laptop that you build your self. Great for teacher students how computers are built and the role of the internal components.
- Pizero ($5) - ultra cheap raspberry pi controller that you can use to build all sorts of interesting things!
- Makey Makey Go ($25) - turn anything into a key. Smaller, simpler version of the original.
- Wave ($200) - turns any screen into a touch device. Ideal for large TVs.
- diy.org - encourages makerspace activities.
- booktrack - attach sound effects to text. Creates engaging reading passages.
- Tickle - iOS app that interfaces with many electronic devices (Parrot drones, Sphero, etc). Create your own program using the simple drag-and-drop interface.
Kathy Schrock (@kathyschrock)
Kathy's notes and resources: bit.ly/schrockfetc2016
- Selfie Toaster
- Wi-fi connected croc-pot
- Mr. Coffee wifi enabled coffee pot ($134.99)
- Yecup - view the temperature of your hot drink and recieve push notifications when it has reach your optimal drinking temperature. Oh, it also charges your smart phone.
- Orange Chef Prep Pad ($99.94) - displays nutrititional information on the food you are eating.
- Soundwave voice art - turn an audio recording into a piece of art, and hang it on your wall.
- Fonesalesman Furniqi - inductive charging table. Charge while you grade papers.
- Parrot flower power indoor plant sensor - receive push notifications on your smart device about the health and needs of your plant.
- Emberlight ($49) - turns any light into a smart light that can be controlled by your phone.
- Tado Smart AC Control ($199) - replaces your AC remote with your smart phone. Similar to Nest or other thermostat.
- Petzi Treat Cam ($170) - nany cam for your dog that also dispenses treats. Wifi enabled.
- Amazon Echo - Smart device for your home that can create a shopping list, order from Amazon, research information and more. Entirely voice activated.
- Mother motion sensors ($114) - attach a small strip to any object to record motion activity. Attach to a door, pill box, toothbrush, etc.
- Nail printing machine ($700-$1,800) - customizable printer for your nails. Looks like a 3D printer.
- Samsung Smart Hub Refrigerator ($5,000) - let's you look inside your fridge while you are grocery shopping or even mirror your TV to the LCD panel on the front.
Hall Davidson (@halldavidson)
Hall's notes and resources: https://goo.gl/G3gN2q
- Google Tone (free) - works like a QR code, but with sound! Easily push website to any computer that has the Google tone extension installed. Install here.
- Reverse Engineering Google Docs (free) - turns the revision history of a Google document into a playable video, identifying the individuals who contributed to the document.
- Osmo - turn a hand-drawing into digital art. Combine with an augmented reality app to turn a 1D image into a 3D interactive experience.
- Kahoot (free) - use kahoot to evaluate the quality of the questions you are asking. Was the question too easy? Did it challenge you? Did it make you think?
- Puppet Pals 2 (iOS App - $5.99) - import JPG images from PowerPoint, Keynote, Google Presentation, etc to turn your presentation tool into an engaging presentation.
- Digital Picture Frames - turn an LCD screen into a showcase for digital student work. The next generation of the poster board in schools.
- Polaroid ($99) - the NEW instamatic! Takes digital prints and prints them immediately.
- Polymer Braille - highlight text on a computer screen and Polymer Braille will translate the text into Braille.
- Create your own holigram machine using your phone and overhead transparency film!
- Daqri VR Helmet - the future of augmented reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR).
Leslie Fisher (@lesliefisher)
- Lillie Selfie Drone ($799)
- Terrafugia TF-X - flying helicopter car
- Google Photos (free) - auto organize and sort your photos. Uses Google's amazing image recognition technology to find and display photos that you search for.
- See Saw (free for individuals, $ for districts) - multi-platform student portfolio tool. Students can send media (text, photos, video) from any device (iOS, Android, Chromebook, Web) to their portfolio. Teacher can review, comment, and publish content as desired.
- Formative - formative assessment tool that allows teachers to create next-generation asessment items, send them to students, and review results. Has features similar to PearDeck, Near Pod, and Socrative.
- Zip Grade ($7/year) - next generation scan-tron tool. Students fill in bubbles on paper test key. take a picture with the Zip grade iOS app to grade student work. Technology is similar
- Bloomz - messaging and class announcements in one place. Combines elements of Remind and Edmodo. Great tool to let parents see what is happening in the classroom.