Exploring medical technologies

Learning with 'e's

One of my earliest jobs back in the 1980s was managing the educational technology and learning resources for several nurse education centres across the South West of England. It was fascinating exploring these new technologies, and we all learnt a lot in those pioneering years.

Why combining assessments and LMS technology is essential

eSchool News

While this may make some educators cringe, the reality is that test-enhanced learning, or testing as an aid to learning, has evidence of effectiveness dating back nearly 100 years ( Roediger III, McDaniel, & McDermott, 2006 ). The Testing Effect and LMS Technology.

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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.

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.

Is technology killing the art of conversation?

Learning with 'e's

The exchange then descended into: 'There's too much technology around' and, 'I don't know what the world is coming to.' Jaron Lanier (2011) believes that interactive technologies are 'deadening personal interaction.' Photo source Is technology killing the art of conversation?

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

TeachThought - Learn better.

Learning Models, Theories, and Technology: A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers. Purpose: Improving our chance for a common language in discussing existing and emerging learning trends, model, and technology in hopes of innovation in classrooms, and collectively, education at large.

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


What was once the premier, must-go conference in the education technology industry is now going away. 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.

#4: What does research really say about iPads in the classroom?

eSchool News

Popular mobile devices may come and go, but the iPad has remained a hit in the K-12 classroom. So for the past year and a half, we’ve both been working with teachers and university students integrating iPad technology into the classroom in a controlled way. Prensky, 2006).

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Our mutual friends

Learning with 'e's

How it can be applied in education Social ties are crucially important in the digital age, for as Henry Jenkins argues, it''s the dynamic and participatory elements of reaffirming a group''s social ties that helps us to acquire our collective knowledge (Jenkins, 2006, p.

Down under

Learning with 'e's

I'm in Australia this week to give the opening keynote for the Inaugural Technology for Learning and Teaching Forum , which will be held over two days at the Rendezvous Hotel in Melbourne, just across from Flinders Street Railway Station (pictured).

The Challenge of Teaching News Literacy


Really with the advent of the first iPhone, around 2006, everything changed, and social media really took off. Mobile technology and social media were the two big drivers of the changes we're seeing. Education Technology Teaching & Learning EdSurge Podcast

How to Cope with Bullying

Ask a Tech Teacher

Started in 2006, it aims to educate and raise awareness of bullying prevention around the world and is supported by hundreds of schools, corporations, and celebrities. Responsibility to model and teach student expectations of technology use.

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MAD about Mattering: A New Global Collaborative App Project #steam

The CoolCatTeacher

This new project will take the best of compassion driven innovation, mobile app development, and global collaboration to create a new model of collaborative engineering between students of all ages.

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Innovators Worth Watching: One Medical

The Christensen Institute

Since its founding in 2006, One Medical has expanded to nine major cities, and works as the primary health provider for a number of companies. Hospitals are measured on their service offerings, as well as the technological advancement of those services.

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Educators can no longer ignore the TPACK framework


TPACK stands for Technological Pedagogical And Content Knowledge. Koehler, who co-authored a paper in 2006 and another one in 2008 , referring to the above core idea with these exact words. Now TECHNOLOGY won’t go away. The use of technology in education will only grow.

Digital pervasion and loss of identity

Learning with 'e's

Image from Pixabay “We are all digital now” claimed Paul Longley of University College London, in a research report (BBC News, 2006). There is none the less a need to acknowledge the digital divides that are perpetuated wherever technology is applied.

A hidden, public internet asset that could get more kids online for learning

The Hechinger Report

Leverenz and other critics have singled out two educational nonprofits — Mobile Beacon and Mobile Citizen — both of which rake in millions of dollars a year from their national holdings of EBS licenses, while using just a fraction of the revenue to supply much-needed broadband access to students.

Strategies for Surviving All Types of Assessments


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. He began working at Freed-Hardeman University (FHU) in January 2006.

5 Ways Adobe Premiere Rush Encourages Creativity in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

For example, since I started teaching moviemaking with my students in 2006, I have used a Storyboard Dictionary of shots that I originally adapted from the American Film Institute. I love that this works with their individual mobile phone cameras.

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Changing Learners, Changing Methodologies

A Principal's Reflections

Technology is evolving, as are our lives. Digital Natives are people that have grown up using all sorts of technology whereas Digital Immigrants are those who have to learn to use different technologies. Technological advances are leaving many American teachers in the dust.

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Why I Still Believe in the iPad’s Positive Impact on Classrooms


The MLTI (Maine Learning Technology Initiative) program coevolved with the technology available. Over one-half of participating school districts allowed students to take home their laptops by 2004; a second RFP was issued in 2006; and the MLTI program expanded into high schools in 2009. Here are five: Mobility: Students can take an iPad anywhere. As technology evolves, deeper thought about learning and lesson design is needed.

Livestreaming and Podcasting in the Classroom


In addition to discussing how to choose between the streaming platforms, he talked about uses for the technology and how to handle privacy concerns. Moreover, he’s also seen many educators use the technology for professional development.

A Year Without One-to-One – From Shawn McCusker


In 2006, my principal called me into her office and asked about rumors that I had been using student phones in class. She felt that we could not hold back the coming tide of technology from our classrooms. The nature of class work is different without technology.

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10 Tips for New Teachers


Being mobile with roll-around carts, consolidating supplies, and preparing for the learning space is key to adapting to non-traditional classrooms. He retired from Mobile County Public School System in December 2005.

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 survival of higher education (2): Changing times

Learning with 'e's

In this paper, having revisited my previous speeches I''m going to try to gaze once more into the near future in an attempt to determine what education might look like in the light of the technological developments that comprise Web 2.0. As with most other technology innovations, Web 2.0

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The survival of higher education (1): Changing roles

Learning with 'e's

A Tale of Two Keynotes We live in tumultuous times where change is constant and disruptive and where technologies are increasingly pervasive throughout society. Such change and disruption has been in the background of my thinking about learning technology for the past decade. 2006).

How one city has been tackling the swelling scourge of brain drain

The Hechinger Report

The Chill Room at GSoft, a technology firm in Montreal that features over-the-top amenities to recruit and keep employees at a time of intense competition for talent.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

She also has a Technology Jump Start Course with 8 modules to help get you comfortable with technology in the classroom.) Wikispaces is also the backbone of my global collaborative projects since 2006, with MAD about Mattering as the most recent example.

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Digital Divide = Educational Divide = Urgent Action Needed

Tomorrow's Learners

Digital Native is a common term used to describe those who have been brought up during the digital age of technology, and are therefore more familiar with computers and the Internet. Technology is in fact changing the way we view schools, teaching and learning.

The changing Web

Learning with 'e's

As with most other technology innovations, Web 2.0 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). 2006) Introducing Web 2.0:

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

Hack Education

I pick ten trends and themes in order to closely at the recent past, the near-term history of education technology. 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.”

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A tale of two keynotes

Learning with 'e's

May you live in interesting times’ (Old Chinese curse) We live in tumultuous times where change is constant and disruptive and where technologies are increasingly pervasive throughout society. My main recommendation however, was one grounded in the technology mediated learning approach.

OPINION: Higher ed’s obsession with research is wrong and unfortunate. Here are the reforms that can fix it

The Hechinger Report

The Northeastern story parallels the trajectory of Syracuse University under the leadership of Ken Shaw between 1991 and 2006. The belief that research is the only sure path to higher status has devalued teaching and learning at the undergraduate level.

Epic Guide To Game Based Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Builder Bowls – Builder Bowls revolve around a wide range of immersive technologies, including Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), simulations, video games, caves and domes, 3D printing and robotics. Pedagogy first, then technology.