Teacher Training Videos

Nik Peachey

What’s on the site The site is aimed at ELT teachers who are interested in developing their technology skills for teaching purposes. You can easily jump to just the video you want to watch from the side menu The videos are short and download reasonably quickly (on my broadband connection) They cover a real variety of software tools and websites It’s free What wasn’t so good This is a huge collection of really well prepared and presented FREE training materials so what’s not to like?

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.

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When the Robots Come for Our Jobs, They’ll Spare the Teachers

Edsurge

How can we prepare a generation of students to adapt and evolve, learn (and un-learn), in an era where technological advances are transforming the world of work, traditional educational pathways are under fire—and the half-life of skills hovers around five years ? Recall that the first iPhones weren’t released until 2007. For the first time, many students are learning in classrooms equipped with access to broadband internet and mobile computing devices.

How Indian Tutoring App Provider Byju’s Got So Big

Edsurge

This makes Byju’s one of the rare unicorns in education technology and the fourth most valuable privately held company in India. He offered online live and video classes through broadband and satellite to teach students beyond the centers’ walls.

Owl Ventures’ New $185M Edtech Fund Has Global Backers—and Ambitions

Edsurge

Fueled by an explosion of broadband access, education software and, of course, the irresistible allure of financial returns, investors across the world want a slice of the U.S. We’re seeing broadband deployment scale across the world, and an enlightenment from institutional investors to the fact that web-based software will be used globally in education,” Patterson observes. Quizlet, best known for its digital study aid materials, has been around since 2007.

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.

"Open Data" Mini-Conference - June 5th - Session Detail Added

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

As part of the California State Library’s Executive team, she is co-director a Knight Foundation grant to support open data literacy in public libraries and communities and serves on the board of CENIC, California’s research and education broadband network.

Keynote Panel Announced - Library 2.019 "Open Data" Mini-Conference - June 5th

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

As part of the California State Library’s Executive team, she is co-director a Knight Foundation grant to support open data literacy in public libraries and communities and serves on the board of CENIC, California’s research and education broadband network.

June 17th - Library 2.0 Mini-Conference on "Small, Rural, and Independent Libraries" - Speaker Listing

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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5 Trends to Watch in 2011

The Electric Educator

Note: This is the second of my series "5 things to watch in 2011" Future installments will include: Five companies to watch in 2011 Five people to follow in 2011 Five technologies to watch in 2011 Five blogs to read in 201 Reverse Instruction is an innovative instructional strategy that was originally used by chemistry teachers Aaron Sams and Jon Bergman. As broadband service become increasingly common there is no reason for physical media such as DVD''s and CD''s.

Not all towns are created equal, digitally

The Hechinger Report

million into schoolwide technology upgrades. One in five Greeley residents lives below the poverty level, and the school district is trying to upgrade its technology to give students an economic boost. We literally dumpster-dive for technology.”.

What a School District Designed for Computational Thinking Looks Like

MindShift

The STEAM labs, STEAM coordinators and technology education teachers are part of a district-wide embrace of “computational thinking.”. The population in this region around Pittsburgh is surging, thanks to a thriving medical and technology economy and a natural gas-fracking boom.

Learning Revolution Free PD - Angela Maiers Tonight - LOTS of 2014 Global Education Conference Updates - Proposal Deadline, Keynotes, and Volunteering

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Learning Revolution Events Global Education Conference , November 17th - 21st, 2014 Partner Spotlight Africa ICT Right (AIR) is an ICT-oriented non-profit organization established in 2007 with its Headquarter in Ghana and run by a team of volunteers. AIR was established in order to address the critical need for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) infrastructure and training at school level in Ghana.