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Sony launches high-end visual display technology

eSchool News

At InfoComm 2016, Sony will highlight its display capabilities in a big way, focusing on upgrading the landscape for large-scale visual entertainment. It’s a new type of canvas for limitless flexibility and creativity in public spaces and high-end visual entertainment,” said Kevin O’Connor, senior manager, sales and marketing, visual simulation and entertainment at Sony Electronics.

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New Sony Digital Tools Will Help Promote Active Learning

EdTech Magazine

By Meghan Bogardus Cortez Projectors and a new collaboration tool could add flexibility to K–12 classrooms. Classroom Collaboration Hardware Management Personalized Learning Projectors Team Collaboration

Why health care startups need a disruptive value network

The Christensen Institute

Sony and Panasonic entered the market with cheap, portable products using solid-state transistors. Wal-Mart and Kmart, on the other hand, matched the high-volume, low-margin business that Sony and Panasonic could profit from. Health care’s inefficiency and potential for disruption have telemedicine and other tech startups stampeding for the new gold rush. Call yourself “disruptive.”

Sony Vows to Bring “Blockchain” Tech to Education. Will It Take Hold in K-12?

Marketplace K-12

Sony Global Education Inc. Sony Global Education , a company affiliated with the Japanese electronics corporation, defines blockchain as a decentralized network technology in which the same data are recorded and maintained on multiple nodes–computers connected to a network–that are geographically isolated. ” Isozu offered a hypothetical example from higher education.

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Sony, Edmodo, partner on math challenge

eSchool News

Sony’s Global Math Challenge will expand to more than 190 countries. Sony Global Education, Inc. By working with Edmodo, Sony Global Education will make its Global Math Challenge, a worldwide online math competition, accessible to teachers and students in over 190 countries. After this, Sony Global Education will hold competitions twice a year, in the Spring and Fall.

Sony pro compact camcorder delivers 4K production

eSchool News

Sony’s newest 4K camcorder, the PXW-Z150, combines enhanced low-light performance and multiple file transfer options in a compact design for professionals who need to quickly and easily shoot, edit and deliver broadcast-quality content. New PXW-Z150 with 1.0 type sensor delivers low-light performance and networking features for fast turn-around, high-quality workflows.

"The Class" - A Film to Teach and Inspire


Photo credit: © Sony Pictures Classics, 2008 Mark Phillips Classroom Management Mark Phillips draws compelling case studies (for both students and teachers) from a masterful French film about the tensions and possibilities in a multicultural classroom

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How “blockchain” technology could influence education

eSchool News

Sony Global Education sims to build a new, widely applicable educational infrastructure that enables diverse methods of evaluation, open sharing of academic proficiency and progress records. Sony Global Education has adapted blockchain technology to the educational field and has developed technology that enables open and secure sharing of academic proficiency and progress records.

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Sony expands projector line with lots of new models

eSchool News

Sony is adding new models to its line of professional projectors, with each designed to deliver high image quality, high brightness and enhanced flexibility. Sony is also introducing two 3LCD laser models (VPL-FHZ65 and VPL-FHZ60) to expand its growing line of Z-Phosphor laser light source projectors. New models feature high brightness and compact design. The update includes three projector additions to its 3LCD series, each with a brightness of 4,200. The new compact projectors include the VPL-EW348, VPL-EW345 and VPL-EX345 models. IT Newsletter News Top News

Catching the sharing economy wave: Office space

The Christensen Institute

Sony, however, had other ideas. Sony used the transistor to create a less sophisticated, 12-inch black and white portable television, targeted towards people who could not afford other models. Sony’s alternative represented progress for this segment of the population as they gained access to a form of entertainment they had previously been denied. What is nonconsumption?

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KidZania: Hands-On Kid Sized Cities Coming To America

EdNews Daily

KidZania’s current industry partners include British Airways, Coca Cola, Mitsubishi Motors, Honda, Johnson & Johnson, Sony, Kellogg’s, H&M and Fuji Film. . The world’s fastest growing experiential learning center for children is coming to the U.S., promising to bring unique educational experiences to American children. locations in Dallas and Chicago. . The inaugural U.S.

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5 ways virtual reality is being used in education right now

eSchool News

Considering Sony Playstation’s VR headset sold out in pre-order last week, most of us are aware that virtual reality (VR) technology is hot right now. But outside of just hearing about the hype, what is education actually doing with this technology—if anything? A new survey from Extreme Networks aimed to answer this question by polling nearly 350 schools within higher ed and K-12.

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The Two Guys Show #25: Authors' Panel

Two Guys and Some iPads

She began her career in Japan where she penned everything from technical papers, marketing collateral and ESL textbooks to speeches for SONY''s Akio Morita. Welcome to the 25th episode of The Two Guys Show on the EdReach Network! We are very excited to welcome special guest authors Jena Ball , and Starr Sackstein ! You can learn more about Jena at her website [link] or at www.

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What nonconsumption means for investors and managers in emerging markets

The Christensen Institute

Companies such as Kia and Hyundai in South Korea and Sony, Toyota, and Honda in post-war Japan targeted nonconsumption in the 1960s and effectively helped develop their economies. Building a business that targets nonconsumption is hard and requires perseverance, but the payoff can be significant. First, reframe the competitive landscape. Second , assess the organization’s capabilities.

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Breaking into Japan’s Ed-Tech Market Is an Education for Companies

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Japan brought us Nintendo and Sony, among other well-known technology companies. So it was with high expectations that I went to Japan to visit our sales distribution partners to learn more about the Japanese market for education technology. The post Breaking into Japan’s Ed-Tech Market Is an Education for Companies appeared first on Market Brief.

“Why would you want to learn computer science? It’s so you can solve problems in other domains.” – Mark DeLoura, USA

Daily Edventures

A leading figure in the global video game industry, DeLoura has worked at some of the largest game companies in the world, including Sony and Nintendo, and served as Editor-in-Chief of Game Developer Magazine. Here at Daily Edventures , we’ve talked for years about the vast potential for gaming in the classroom. Here in the U.S.,” What does that mean? Mark DeLoura. Technologist. markdeloura.

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How I Spent My Summer Vacation

The Playground Advocate

If you haven''t seen it already, I hope you will check this out: Me with fellow SEA, Kyle Pace I also had the opportunity to stay among the ranks of the Sony Education Ambassadors which grew in numbers through a second on-boarding at ISTE this Summer. you can also find links to my SEA posts on my Sony Post Page. So this is me forcing myself back into the writing habit. Life is good.

10 Super Geeky Tips for the New Year

The Daring Librarian

At first I thought I could leave out the password comic & tip and then the Sony thing happened. It was recently released that some Sony employees had a password of s0ny123 and the worst, "password!" Happy New Year! It''s that time of year that I do my Geeky house cleaning, so it''s another year going over my past posts about this topic and thinking how to improve them! WTHeck!?

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7 of the Best Headphones For Kids

Fractus Learning

Sony MDR/222KD Children’s Headphones. Simple and inexpensive headphones for kids with volume limiting capabilities made by Sony, a brand everyone knows. The Sony MDR/222KD Children’s Headphones are designed with children in mind, they are lightweight and fit for smaller heads. Best Headphones for Kids. Kidz Gear Wired Headphones for Kids. . – Rann R Cannon.

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Meet Some Heroes at This Week's Connected Educator Cafe Sessions

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Kathy Schrock : Educational Technologist, DEN Guru, Adobe Ed Leader, Google Certified Teacher, Sony Ed Ambassador ( ) Shannon Miller : Teacher Librarian, Mom & Wife who loves connecting, creating, collaborating & change. This week we continue our evening Connected Cafe sessions nightly from 7:30 to 8:30 PM US-Eastern Daylight Time. The format is informal and the goal is for you to meet and get to know some of your online heroes, as well as to recap learnings from the day’s events and to look ahead to what’s next in CEM. link].org/connectedcem-cafe/ Voice.

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Where to Find Money for Your School’s Edtech Purchases


If you’d rather work with a corporation, consider applying for an award from the likes of the Sony Corporation of America, which gives away funding to various academic institutions throughout the year. Paying for technology shouldn’t have to come solely out of a school or district’s already-strapped budget. For some districts, the best way to attain massive amounts of money to pay for edtech purchases or initiatives is through bonds. It eventually passed —a total of $95 million. There’s money to be found on that site. Educators can apply between January 15 and April 15, 2017. The U.S.

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How to Use Virtual Reality and Google Expeditions in the Classroom

Shake Up Learning

Sony’s PlayStation VR is not to be used by children under the age of 12. The post How to Use Virtual Reality and Google Expeditions in the Classroom appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Virtual Reality in the Classroom – Part 2. This post is sponsored by Samsung. All thoughts and opinions are my own.*. Virtual Reality has the power to transform the future of learning. Thanks, Mike!).

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Android Apps for the understanding level of Bloom's

Kathy Schrock

This is a re-posting of a blog post of August 5, 2013, which originally appeared on the now-defunct Sony Education Ambassadors site. On July 7, 2015, I provided an overview of Bloom's Revised Taxonomy and include a set of Android apps and Web sites that could be used to support teaching and learning at the remembering level. Activities involving this skill level include.

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Android apps for the applying level of Bloom's

Kathy Schrock

This is an edited re-posting of a blog post in 2013, which originally appeared on the now-defunct Sony Education Ambassadors site. Bloom's Revised Taxonomy is a pedagogical model we are all familiar with. This is the third in a series of resources outlining apps, Web sites, and ideas for using Bloom's Revised Taxonomy to support teaching and learning. Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything.

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What is the Difference between a Podcast and Radio? | #EDUPodcasting #PodcastPD


Best practices of sharing a podcast * Podcasting for Free in the Classroom Links of Interest * [link] ([link] * [link] ([link] * Sony SoundForge (Audio Recording/Editing) * Mackie Mixers * ([link]. Rob Greenly from the New Media Show stops by the show to discuss the differences between Radio and Podcasting. Educational Podcasting Today is a weekly podcast that celebrates podcasters and podcasting. It’s mission is to help educators learn how to create podcasts and amazing WordPress websites for their podcasts. What equipment would work for inside the classroom?

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Education Technology and the History of the Future of Credentialing

Hack Education

In February, Sony issued a press release, “ vowing ” to bring the blockchain to education in the form of a new testing platform. This is part seven of my annual review of the year in ed-tech. What Counts as a “Real College”? In April, the Department of Homeland Security arrested 21 people, charging them with conspiracy to commit visa fraud. These individuals were alleged to have helped some one thousand foreign nationals maintain their student visas through a “pay to stay” college in New Jersey. The school employed no professors and held no classes.

Android apps for the remembering level of Bloom's

Kathy Schrock

This is a re-posting of a blog post of July 12, 2013, which originally appeared on the now-defunct Sony Education Ambassadors site. If you were an education major in college, you are probably very familiar with Bloom's Taxonomy. In the image below, on the left, is the original Bloom’s Taxonomy, developed in the late 1950’s by Benjamin Bloom. Activities involving this skill level include.

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7 Key Characteristics Of Better Learning Feedback

TeachThought - Learn better.

It was a transformative experience for me when I did it 40 years ago (using a big Sony reel-to-reel deck before there were VHS cassettes!). 7 Key Characteristics Of Better Learning Feedback. by Grant Wiggins , Authentic Education. On May 26, 2015, Grant Wiggins passed away. Occasionally, we are going to go back and re-share his most memorable posts. Helpful feedback is –. Goal-referenced.

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E-Reader Wars: The Best E-Book Software for the Educator

The 21st Century Principal

Sony E-Reader I really have little to say about Sony''s e-reader because I''ve yet to get it to work on my laptop. E-books are here, at least for me. For the past three months, I haven''t purchased a single book in all my excursions to the local Barns and Noble bookstore in my hometown. I have, though, purchased several ebooks instead. Which e-reader should you buy?

Android Apps Anyone?

A Principal's Reflections

Well things recently changed as I got my hands on what I think might be the hottest and most exciting Android tablets to hit the market - the Sony Xperia Z. Ever since becoming connected in March 2009 I have relied on two primary mobile devices. The first was a trio of Blackberry smart phones, which many of my connected friends have busted my chops about even up to recently. Thanks everyon

2,589 Classic MS-DOS Video Games You Can Play From Your Browser

TeachThought - Learn better.

The presciently-named Beneath Apple Manor was published in 1978, but MS-DOS releases within the archive continued until 1999, even as console systems from Sega, Sony, Microsoft, and more found mass appeal. 2,589 Classic MS-DOS Video Games You Can Play From Your Browser. by TeachThought Staff. If you’re of the correct vintage, you probably remember a game called Oregon Trail. SimCity.

5 ways virtual reality is being used in education right now

FETC Converge

Considering Sony Playstation’s virtual reality headset sold out in pre-order last week, most of us are aware that virtual reality (VR) technology is hot right now. New polls, studies delve into how educators and researchers are using virtual reality today. But outside of just hearing about the hype, what is education actually doing with this technology—if anything? Read more at eCampus News. Uncategorized digital resources Google Cardboard K-12 Technology infrastructure virtual reality

Five Ethical Considerations For Using Virtual Reality with Children and Adolescents


All the major players, including Microsoft, Sony, Samsung, Google and an HTC and Valve partnership are jostling for the consumer headset market. The tragic events of Sept. 11 live in the American mind as a series of jarring television images: the second plane striking, the billowing smoke, the falling bodies, and the final collapse of the monolithic towers in a thick cloud. Where, indeed?

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April 12 - Interview with Karl Speak on Personal Branding as Making a Difference for Others

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Clients such as 3M, American Express, AT&T, BASF, BMW, Cabela''s, Cargill, Consumers Energy, EDMC, FedEx, Honeywell, IBM, ING, Mosaic, Motorola, Securian, Skandia, Sony Corporation, St. Join me Tuesday, April 12th, for a live and interactive webinar with Karl Speak, co-author of Be Your Own Brand , as we discuss how we might think about both students and educators following their personal passions. The book represents a very healthy look at this topic, and you can read the introduction to the book for free at [link]. Log in at [link]. Brand Tool Box, Ltd.,

My #EduBroAwards Nominations

The Playground Advocate

Best excuse to ditch a conference and play with a new toy: @twilhelmus @lesliefisher and @jeffTron71 testing out Sony products at EPCOT- [link] Best non-education Twitter Chat that educators should check out: #DThink Most likely to change the world through optimism: Shelly Terrell- @ShellTerrell. A little background. want everyone to be recognized for how truly awesome they are. Verified.

They Put A GoPro On A Balloon That Went To The Stratosphere

TeachThought - Learn better.

Payload: GoPro Hero3, Sony Camcorder, Samsung Galaxy Note II phone. by TeachThought Staff. Want to hear an amazing story involving 3D printers, hikers, the atmosphere, and more than a little bit of luck? From the original reddit post : The whole project took myself and four friends a couple months of planning. The harder issue was to figure out how the phone can communicate to us. Amazing!

The InFocus IN3916 projector

A Principal's Reflections

Using the InFocus wireless LiteBoard wand is similar to using the wand control on the Sony Video Wii console. Earlier this year NMHS had the opportunity to take the new InFocus IN3916 projector for a test drive. Vikki Smith, a science teacher, utilized the device in her chemistry and integrated science courses. The following is her review of the projector.