Fostering Powerful Use of Technology Through Instructional Coaching

Digital Promise

Last summer, we began an exciting pilot project to understand whether instructional technology coaching ultimately leads to closing the digital use divide in the classroom. The post Fostering Powerful Use of Technology Through Instructional Coaching appeared first on Digital Promise.

Humanizing technology

Learning With Lucie

Amongst several comments, one particularly struck a chord with me - "Yes, I see that you are humanizing technology". And although I did not use those words -- the fact that it humanized the technology was part of the reason I was excited about this form factor in a laptop.

The Politics of Education Technology

Hack Education

” I mean, yes, I’m totally making up the framing of the “trends” angle here (in the hopes, I confess, to defanging all those ridiculous clickbait articles that just list a bunch of shiny new consumer technology products and predict that they’re poised to “revolutionize school”). The business of education technology overlaps with the politics of ed-tech. There is No Technology Industry (There is Only Ideology). Technology is a system.

Technology Training.In Pictures

The Web20Classroom

The site contains tutorials for all major Microsoft Office Products like Word, Excel, Publisher, Power Point and Access, both the 2003 version and the 2007 version. I love my job, but sometimes it can be frustrating trying to meet the needs of all the teachers and staff members in my district. I constantly look for ways to give teachers instruction that they can do on their own or in groups, together.

U.S. K-12 Educational Technology Policy: Historical Notes on the Federal Role

Doug Levin

” This letter marked the launch of the implementation of the first federal program dedicated to ensuring universal access to information and communications technology for improved teaching and learning in the nation’s schools. Technology Literacy Challenge Fund.

What Are the Best Books about the History of Education Technology?

Hack Education

What do you think are the best existing works of history of the field of education technology? Larry Cuban, Teachers and Machines: The Classroom Use of Technology Since 1920 (1986). Bob Johnstone, Never Mind the Laptops: Kids, Computers, and the Transformation of Learning (2003). Paul Saettler, The Evolution of American Educational Technology (1990). , A History of Instructional Technology (1967).

Why I’m Optimistic About the Next Wave of Education Technology

Edsurge

Over the past 25 years, multiple waves of education technology and innovation have slowly washed into America’s schools and colleges. Along the way, innovators have often over-promised and under-delivered, causing many smart people to wonder if we’re now in a frothy bubble of irrational exuberance, most eloquently summarized by Audrey Watters in Hack Education, who worries that “education technology [merely] serves as a ’Trojan Horse’ of sorts, carrying.

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Education Technology and the Year of Wishful Thinking

Hack Education

In 2005, Joan Didion published The Year of Magical Thinking , which chronicles her husband’s death in December 2003, shortly after their daughter had fallen into septic shock and been placed an induced coma. I want to start this year’s review of education technology acknowledging grief. I want to start this year’s review of education technology sanctioning, if such a thing is necessary, our mourning. Grief and Loss and Education Technology.

Education Technology and the Business of Student Debt

Hack Education

This is part three of my annual look at the year’s “ top ed-tech stories ” As an education technology writer, I’m often chastised for considering student loan companies as part of my analysis. What counts as ed-tech are only “ technology companies whose primary purpose is to improve learning outcomes for all learners, regardless of age ,” one ed-tech publication has argued.

Literacy in the New Media Age

Learning with 'e's

His book Literacy in the New Media Age, which was first published by Routledge in 2003, was prescient and far sighted. Kress, 2003, p. 2003) Literacy in the New Media Age. Digital Gunther Kress learning literacy media school semiotics teaching Technology writing

Technology Alone is not a Silver Bullet for School Improvement.

EdTechSandyK

and "This district has figured out how to do a technology implementation. In addition to better explaining how the staff downsizing was accomplished, Mgsdteacher brought my feet back to earth and reminded me that an investment in technology alone will not bring about school improvement. So tempting that schools all over our country regularly gamble on technology implementations with gusto. 1:1 school improvement technology integration

Shifting from Passive to Active Learning

A Principal's Reflections

Billions of dollars are spent across the world on technology with the hopes that it will lead to better results. Tom Murray and I shared this thought in Learning Transformed : Educational technology is not a silver bullet. As I have said for years, pedagogy trumps technology.

Thursday - Paulo Blikstein from Stanford on Cutting-Edge Technologies for Inner-City Learning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

He is the director of Stanford''s Transformative Learning Technologies Lab and director of Stanford Makers'' Club and FabLab@School project. Paulo’s research focus on the confluence of expressive technologies for learning and critical pedagogy.

Computer literacy: The invisible skills gap?

Neo LMS

As the digital dawn, dawned, and the internet ballooned (or blossomed depending on your point of view), great strides were made in the development, understanding and application of education technology and technology education.

CUE’d Up with Sarah Thomas – Episode 1 featuring #AdaKat

CUE

There’s Something About #AdaKat… Adam is a Technology Coach in Cutler Orosi Joint Unified School District. He has been in education since 2003 and was a 2017 CUE Leroy Finkel Fellowship Finalist. This week on. Adam Juarez and Kat Goyette.

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Can Virtual Reality Improve Education?

EdTech4Beginners

Advancements in VR Technology. VR technology is increasing at a rapid pace, and with each new app, there is endless learning potential. Author bio: Robert Hyde is a game passionate with great interest in virtual reality and technology devices.

What Can Traditional Higher Ed Learn From Hamburger U?

Edsurge

That issue came up when EdSurge sat down with Donna Kidwell, who is the chief technology officer of Arizona State University’s EdPlus, which coordinates much of the online education done by the university. Kidwell: Back in 2003, real estate was a crazy market.

Chief Privacy Officers: A Small But Growing Fleet in Higher Education

Edsurge

When Kathleen Sutherland took the helm as Chief Privacy Officer for the University of Colorado in 2003, there weren’t very many people in higher ed she could turn to for guidance and advice. Brian Kelly, director of the cybersecurity program at Educause, a higher education and technology nonprofit, says the trend has followed other business sectors, and that higher ed has seen an uptick in the number of CPOs over the last two years in particular.

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Indistar: Taking the Creativity Out of School Improvement Through Standardization and Imposed Conformity

The 21st Century Principal

The number of bibliographical entries or research articles does not automatically mean a 'valid technology.' 2003). 21st century educational leadership 21st century technology educational reform

Free computer training resources and courses

Educational Technology Guy

As technology changes and schools upgrade software, add new apps, change hardware or operating systems, and more, faculty, staff and students need training and support. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy.

This Neuroscientist Wants to Know Your Brain On Art—and How It Improves Learning

Edsurge

My first book was in 2003 (1*), and that book was all about connecting research with effective teaching. Education Technology Learning Research Education ResearchResearch around the way humans learn is booming these days.

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Strategy, Serendipity, Sleepless Nights: 3 Edtech CEOs on ‘Great Exits’

Edsurge

Todd Brekhus learned a lesson in effective communication back in 2003. He and two other education technology executives shared lessons learned from both sides of the table when it came to mergers and acquisitions. Education Technology Mergers and AcquisitionsAt the time, he was part of PLATO Learning, a school instructional software vendor now known as Edmentum. PLATO had reportedly spent about $50 million to buy another company to expand the school grades it serviced.

Who Should Bear the Cost of Data Interoperability in K-12 Education?

Edsurge

From its founding in 2003, Empower’s team has used custom scripts and queries to pull data from SISs to create exportable files to send to their customers nightly. Education Technology Interoperability Technology Trends Edtech Business

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Summit Learning Shares Lessons Learned: An Interview with Andrew Goldin

Edsurge

This month marks the four-year anniversary of Summit Learning , a program that aims to personalize learning for students with an emphasis on projects, mentorship and technologies that help them build skills and self-initiative.

Go deep

Dangerously Irrelevant

“Every two days,” says former Google CEO Eric Schmidt, “we now create as much information as we did from the dawn of civilization up until 2003.” Avoiding worst-case technology scenarios through mindfulness.

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5 Tips To Improve Your Teaching And Boost Your Career

EdNews Daily

Take advantage of technological and online resources. Are you looking for ideas on incorporating technology into your classroom? San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2003. Education News Featured Op-Ed Technology

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Powerful Learning is Authentic and Challenging

Digital Promise

In this series we explore Powerful Learning, a set of principles to guide educators designing learning experiences that engage the hearts and minds of learners and incorporate technology in ways that contribute to closing the Digital Learning Gap. 2003).

Game-Based Learning Gains Steam in Higher Education: Triseum Raises $1.43 Million to Transform Educational Experiences for Students

EdNews Daily

We are very proud to have laid a foundation and company culture built on rigorous curriculum, and innovative, bleeding-edge digital technology,” said André Thomas, CEO of Triseum recently profiled in The Huffington Post (with Robyn Shulman (me).

Insight works with education leaders on Microsoft Server security

eSchool News

Public Sector team will speak to the risks of failing to address the pending end of service for Microsoft Windows Server 2003 at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference. million instances of Windows Server 2003 were running on 11.9

5 Way to Maximize Your Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

She has published four books for teachers and has maintained The Cornerstone For Teachers blog since 2003. And also, I’ll have some bonus summer episodes from ISTE, the International Society of Technology Educators.

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Tech Tip #102: Doc Saved Over? Try This

Ask a Tech Teacher

As a working technology teacher, I get hundreds of questions from parents about their home computers, how to do stuff, how to solve problems. Tech Tip #81: I Have Office 2010; Everyone Else Has 2003–They Can’t Read My Stuff. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-8 technology for 15 years. She is the editor/author of dozens of tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum.

How can teachers use VR in the classroom?

Neo LMS

These days, using multimedia tools is a foregone conclusion for the well-resourced teacher; technology is enabling greater interactivity and engagement between students as well as with the information they are required to learn. One such technology — older than most — is Virtual Reality (VR).

Is graduate school being disrupted? It’s not that simple.

The Christensen Institute

Second, technological innovations are allowing lawyers within traditional law offices to boost their productivity, thereby making it possible to perform the same amount of work with fewer lawyers. And, finally, the same technological developments are also breaking down the traditional rationale—the protection of the public—for. Netflix didn’t post its first profits until 2003. MBA applications are down. Law schools are struggling.

Why Esports in Schools is a Good Thing

ViewSonic Education

A 2003 analysis of 15 cases of school shooters found all but two suffered from social rejection. Students who are drawn to gaming are often equally captivated by the broader technology ecosystem. Esports are here to stay. As a spectator sport and as an industry.

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The New Media Consortium: its sudden death and what comes next

Bryan Alexander

Shortly after receiving this Campus Technology asked for my reaction. Can we use our imagination and technology to build something new in the NMC’s ruins? NMC has attracted an unusual group, different from what you might see around other educational technology venues.

Summit Schools to Spin Out Learning Program

Edsurge

Diane Tavenner, who opened the first Summit school in 2003 in Redwood City, Calif., Education Technology Movers and Shakers Community Personalized LearningSummit Public Schools, which over the past four years has led the creation of the “Summit Learning Program” currently used by more than 380 schools around the U.S., said today that it will spin out that program into an independent nonprofit as of the 2019-2020 school year.

Personalized Learning at Its Best

Wisewire

Back in 2003, personalizing meant curating a library of individual lessons, developing a diagnostic assessment, and handwriting personalized pathways for each of my students. I’ve seen all angles of technology-based personalization—as a teacher, an administrator, a consultant, and a student.

Apple and Microsoft Now Offer $100 Styluses. But Do Schools Need—or Want—Them?

Edsurge

But losing a different kind of “pencil” that technology companies are aiming to push into schools may likely cause a bigger heartache and headache for the purchasing department. The Bottom Line I, as an educational technology administrator, would feel extraordinarily out of line spending taxpayer dollars on such a supplemental device when there are far, far better ‘bangs for our buck.’ His district has been using them since 2003 with all 5th through 12th grade students.

?Report: Summit Schools Shares Results of 15 Years

Edsurge

As of fall 2017, charter management organization Summit Public Schools (SPS), founded in 2003, serves 3,000 students across 100 schools in 30 states. Education Technology Personalized Learning Learning StrategiesIn August 2017, Summit released “The Science of Summit ,” a report it describes as “15 years in the making.” The report shares Summit’s beliefs about youth, public education, and principles for school design rooted in the science of learning.

“When technology becomes the ‘air and water’ we need in innovative instruction, and learning exists in a seamless and transparent way, then we know we’ve done well for our students. – Dr. Melanie Wiscount, USA

Daily Edventures

Since 2003, I have enthusiastically immersed my instruction and students into technology,” she says. “It It is exciting how every year there are new tools, technologies, and trends which keep my instruction and my students’ learning and assessments in constant renewal.”. Why do you feel passionate about innovation and technology in the classroom? I am very excited about all the free cloud-based technologies which are available for students, teachers, and parents.