SIIA, a Pioneering Convenor for the Edtech Industry, Scraps Its Conferences


Last week, the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA) announced that its education technology group will no longer operate as its own division beginning July 1. SIIA dates back to 1984, when it was known as the Software Publishers Association.

Strategies for Surviving All Types of Assessments

Instead of handouts and worksheets, try incorporating engaging activities using software such as BrainPOP and Kahoot! She then began teaching in 2006 at Airways Middle School as a 7th-grade science teacher. He retired from Mobile County Public School System in December 2005.

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

Doug Levin

FY 2006 $272,300,000 (President Bush’s request: $0). Rationale: “ The Congress eliminated much of the program in 2006; the request would complete the process. On November 22, 1996, U.S. Secretary of Education Richard W.

Educators can no longer ignore the TPACK framework


Koehler, who co-authored a paper in 2006 and another one in 2008 , referring to the above core idea with these exact words. Back then, the PC was a rarity, the mobile phone was humongous and the Internet was in its infancy. Seriously, you can’t.

Exploring medical technologies

Learning with 'e's

Indeed, my top three all-time cited academic publications are: Wikis, blogs and podcasts : A new generation of web-based tools for virtual collaborative clinical practice and education (2006) The emerging Web 2.0

The changing Web

Learning with 'e's

Social software is software that enables people to both read from, and write onto web spaces. It truly is the ‘architecture of participation’ (Barsky and Purdon, 2006) and demands active engagement as a natural part of its character (Kamel Boulos and Wheeler, 2007).

The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

Learning with 'e's

The Social Web is comprised of software that enables people to both read from, and write onto web spaces. Finally, we cannot afford to ignore the growing influence of mobile phones and apps as a disruptive force and the capability they have of enabling any time, any place learning.

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Google Offers Free Cloud Access to Colleges, Plays Catch Up to Amazon, Microsoft


Amazon Web Services has dominated the cloud service business by being around longest (2006) and nabbing corporate and governmental customers like Comcast, Adobe and the Department of Defense. Students can use the credits toward developing mobile apps on Google App Engine or experimenting with machine learning using Vision API and Translate API, among the other data and system administration tools available on the platform.

The Best Way to Predict the Future is to Issue a Press Release

Hack Education

In October of 2006 , Gartner said that Apple’s “best bet for long-term success is to quit the hardware business and license the Mac to Dell.” “Software is eating the world,” investor Marc Andreessen pronounced in a Wall Street Journal op-ed in 2011.

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A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models & Technology

TeachThought - Learn better.

”( Holmes & Gardner 2006 ). (7). A collection of software bundled by Google that is available on a subscription model for schools and classroom. Mobile Learning. TeachThought is developing a mobile learning framework and definition that will be released in early 2015.

36 Edtech Tools I’m Using Right Now in My Classroom and Life

The CoolCatTeacher

Wikispaces is also the backbone of my global collaborative projects since 2006, with MAD about Mattering as the most recent example. Crescerance and MAD-Learn (for Mobile App Development). Crescerance and MAD-Learn are my tools for mobile app development.

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