Tweeting and texting in class could help children concentrate in class and engage with subject better

A new study shows that tweeting and texting on topic can help students concentrate in class.

I am exciting to share that the upcoming version of LectureMonkey (4.8) will be a breakthrough for students and teachers leveraging exactly that.

Teachers will be able to use any classroom with a browser to show their presentation from their iPhone – while automatically creating a recording of the entire lecture. Just start LectureMonkey on your phone, download a PDF of your lecture and point the classroom browser to www.lecturemonkey.com. Everytime you select a new slide from the PDF it will automatically show up on screen – along with student comments during the lecture. When the lecture is over, the recording will be automaically shared with all the students in class that participated.

Students will be able to comment on the lecture while it is being presented and the comments will show up on the teachers presentation. Students will also be able to add images to the recorded lecture. By showing the comments on the presentation (just like tweets) students will remain on topic, and the whole class will be enriching the recording for themselves and their classmates – true collaborative lecture notes.

I am really excited about this new capability and can’t wait to see how it is used.

It should be available in appstore in about 10  days.

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About Jacob Ukelson

blog (mostly) about my work and technology. So far I have been lucky enough to have been working on things I consider fun and with really top notch people. I have worked in both large companies (IBM) and small companies (ActionBase, ConicIT, Dapper, eXeedTechnologies). eXeed was establish to remedy a failure of the VC model in Israel – most VCs were monetary investors, but most companies needed not just money – they needed operational and business guidance. That is what we provide at eXeed – not just an investment but also our time and skills as seasoned software executives. I have taken on various titles – CTO, VP Products, VP BizDev – but throughout my career a constant focus has been on technologymarket fit, aka customer development. Unique breakthrough technology is a start, but the product must solve real business problems. It needs to be something customers can understand, relate to and will want to buy. I have been doing this for 20 years for software products in companies both large and small.
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One Response to Tweeting and texting in class could help children concentrate in class and engage with subject better

  1. Pingback: Presenting and Class Collaboration while Recording in LectureMonkey 4.8 | LectureMonkey

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