Squirrels LLC Announces Spring Class of Alpha Squirrel EdTech Experts - Tech Learning

Squirrels LLC Announces Spring Class of Alpha Squirrel EdTech Experts

Squirrels LLC announced the addition of eight EdTech experts to its Alpha Squirrels program, which now totals 100 members spread across 28 states and four countries.
Publish date:

NORTH CANTON, Ohio – April 12, 2017 – Squirrels LLC, a leader in classroom screen-mirroring technology, today announced the addition of eight EdTech experts to its Alpha Squirrels program. The program, which is designed to connect educators with resources and Squirrels with education thought leaders, now totals 100 members spread across 28 states and four countries.

The eight new members inducted as part of the spring 2017 class include:

  • Lorien Cafarella – Teacher, Lantana Middle School, Florida
  • Colin Cheng – Tech Ed Provincial Teacher, SETBC, British Columbia
  • Alicia Davis – Digital Learning Specialist, La Grange Elementary, North Carolina
  • Karie Frauenhoffer – Teacher/Makerspace Leader, Southeast Middle School, North Carolina
  • Hannah Jiménez – Digital Learning Specialist, Rochelle Middle School, North Carolina
  • Shaundel Krumheuer – Technology Integration Specialist/Teacher Librarian, Billings Senior High School, Montana
  • Bryan L. Miller – Founder, TopTechEDU, Florida
  • Keven Rinaman – Director of Technology, Calvert Catholic Schools, Ohio

These individuals are considered experts and advocates in the global EdTech community. Alpha Squirrel program manager Emily Carle Hafer said the spring 2017 Alpha Squirrels class brings a myriad of experiences and knowledge to the team.

“Our Alpha Squirrels are our multipliers,” she said. “They bring extraordinary expertise to the table and are constantly teaching us new information about the world of EdTech. This includes feedback about our suite of classroom-collaboration and screen-sharing solutions. In return, we provide support, connections and resources to Alpha Squirrels to aide in their growth and help them realize their potential.”

Alpha Squirrels share their expertise and introduce fellow educators to the Squirrels suite of classroom technology solutions. They have the opportunity to receive Squirrels-sponsored conference attendance and speaking engagements, among other benefits. Fifteen Alpha Squirrels are set to present at ISTE 2017 in San Antonio, Texas.

Learn about the complete benefits of becoming an Alpha Squirrel or contact Emily Carle Hafer at alpha@airsquirrels.com for information about our next class of Alpha Squirrels.

About Squirrels LLC
Squirrels is a North Canton, Ohio-based software company that specializes in wireless screen-mirroring technology. Its industry-leading products are used in education, business, gaming, application development and more to stream and mirror content between hardware such as Macs, PCs, iOS devices, Android devices, Surface Pros and Chromebooks. Squirrels products include ClassHub, Reflector 2, Reflector Director, Reflector Student, Ditto, AirParrot 2 and AirParrot Remote. More information about these products and Squirrels can be found at http://airsquirrels.com.




ISTE Announces Inaugural Virtual Conference, Featuring Top Experts in Ed-Tech

Available Free to Members, Online Sessions Highlight Hot Topics From 2013 Conference, Preview 2014 ProgramsWASHINGTON, D.C. – Jan. 14, 2014 – The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) today announced its inaugural virtual conference to be held on February 13. Available to ISTE members, the interactive learning experience with top experts in education technology will feature hot topics from the ISTE 2013 Conference as well as previews of the programs for ISTE 2014 in Atlanta.

Curriculum Management: 4 Strategies for Today’s Digital Classrooms promo image

itslearning Named a Finalist in 2017 EdTech Digest Awards Program

Innovative Learning Management System Continues to Win Acclaim for Transforming Teaching and Learning   Boston — March 15, 2017 — For the fourth time in as many months, itslearning (https://itslearning.com), a leading global LMS (learning management system) provider, announced today that it has again been honored with an industry accolade. This most recent honor is being name a Cool Tool finalist for the 2017 EdTech Digest Awards program. Last month, itslearning received a ‘Best in Show’ award from Tech & Learning magazine at this year’s TCEA Conference and Exhibition. In December, the personalized learning solution was recognized for making a significant impact in education by K12 leaders who named it to District Administration magazine’s “Readers’ Choice Top 100 Products for 2016.” In addition, the cloud-based learning platform was named “best upgraded product” in the 34th annual Awards of Excellence program sponsored by Tech & Learning magazine.

OpenEd.com announces new integrations with learning management systems and other edtech software promo image

OpenEd.com announces new integrations with learning management systems and other edtech software

OpenEd.com, the world’s largest K-12 open educational resource (OER) library, today announced that its hundreds of thousands of free online resources are now integrated with Canvas by Instructure, Schoology, Moodle, Highlight by EdElements, Matchbook Learning's Spark, and Edmodo. All of the integrations include single sign on, so teachers and students can access OpenEd’s resources without new usernames or passwords. All of these new LTI integrations include sharing of assessment and homework results from OpenEd back to the LMS.