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Looking Back At 2010 And Looking Forward To 2011.

The Web20Classroom

So here is my reflections on 2010 and my predictions for 2011. Think about it in a lower elementary classroom. Skype took off and more and more teachers are using it in the classroom. Tablets- The iPad is wicked cool. My reflections on 2010, and my thoughts on 2011.

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TCEA 2011 Legislative Update Advocacy Panel

EdTechSandyK

Notes from TCEA 2011 Panel. Melanie Pritchett - Compass Learning, Austin, TX Dr. Frances McArthur - Superintendent, Lexington, TX We are on the cusp of exciting times in Texas, using digital content in the classroom. Are tablets ready? We spend rediculously large sums of money to the same companies every few years for repackaged content. We no longer need to be constrained by the traditional classroom model.

Looking Back At 2011 And Looking Forward To 2012

The Web20Classroom

We are seeing more and more teachers, conferences, and companies embrace QR as another way to engage students, audiences and customers. Everything from code makers to ideas for use in the classroom to a way to use them for scavenger hunts (which is pretty cool too.)

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Ed Tech News, a New Podcast, and the Hack Education Roundup!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The 2011 Global Education Conference is also fast approaching: November 14 - 18. The Classroom 2.0 The recordings of recent FutureofEducation.com shows are posted: David Loertscher on Library 2.0 , Gina Bianchini on Mightybell , Tim Wilson on Redirect , Peter Cookson on a Children''s Education Bill of Rights , and an iPads in the Classroom report. The Rise of the Low-Cost Tablet & the Promise It May Hold for Learning BYOD: Does It Solve or Does It Worsen K-12 Tech Woes?

Using Skype Video Conferencing To Connect Our Classrooms

TeacherCast

In this episode, Jeff sits down with Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert Stacey Ryan to discuss how Skype video conferencing is being used to connect her classrooms worldwide. The post Using Skype Video Conferencing To Connect Our Classrooms appeared first on TeacherCast.

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How Can We Use Technology To Raise The Bar in Special Education classrooms?

TeacherCast

In this episode, Jeff sits down with Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert, and Special Education Educator, Lauren Pittman to discuss how technology can be used in the classroom to assist in teaching our exceptional learners. It is also one of the world’s most valuable companies.

How do we teach our students Practical Entrepreneurship?

TeacherCast

In this episode of the Microsoft Innovative Expert Spotlight Series Podcast, we welcome MIE Expert Ole Johnny Devik on to the program to discuss how he is bring the world of business and marketing into the classroom. It is also one of the world’s most valuable companies.

How can we use Office 365 for Professional Development in our schools?

TeacherCast

Its flagship hardware products are the Xbox game consoles and the Microsoft Surface tablet lineup. It is also one of the world’s most valuable companies. Professional Development can be much more than "sit and get."

College and Career Ready: How to set your students up for success?

TeacherCast

Its flagship hardware products are the Xbox game consoles and the Microsoft Surface tablet lineup. It is also one of the world’s most valuable companies. Welcome to the Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) Spotlight Series Podcast.

What makes the Microsoft Education Community so special?

TeacherCast

Have you ever wanted to open your classroom walls up and bring in experts from around the world to work with your students? Its flagship hardware products are the Xbox game consoles and the Microsoft Surface tablet lineup. It is also one of the world’s most valuable companies.

Why Your School Should Stick to Core Principles Instead of Market Trends

EdNews Daily

And this means that more classroom solutions are entering the market than ever before. Does it make sense for you to purchase robots and drones for your school when you already have interactive displays in your classrooms and laptops for each student?

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Introducing the Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert: Spotlight Series Podcast

TeacherCast

Its flagship hardware products are the Xbox game consoles and the Microsoft Surface tablet lineup. It is also one of the world’s most valuable companies.

Tech Coaches: How can we create a safe learning environment for our struggling learners?

TeacherCast

Its flagship hardware products are the Xbox game consoles and the Microsoft Surface tablet lineup. It is also one of the world’s most valuable companies. Welcome to the Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) Spotlight Series Podcast.

Keeping Professional Development Fun and Exciting for your Teachers

TeacherCast

Its flagship hardware products are the Xbox game consoles and the Microsoft Surface tablet lineup. It is also one of the world’s most valuable companies.

What Makes a Great Data Assessment Tool?

TeacherCast

Its flagship hardware products are the Xbox game consoles and the Microsoft Surface tablet lineup. It is also one of the world’s most valuable companies.

“Technology in the classroom is not the magic. The magic is when the technology gets in the hands of the right teacher, and they know what to do with it.” – Sam Al-Schamma, Singapore

Daily Edventures

Now covering the company’s education sector in Asia Pacific and Japan, Al-Schamma is getting first-hand look at how that technology is impacting students and teachers. We always say, technology in the classroom is not the magic. I asked one of them, ‘Do you have a tablet at home?’

CDI Receives Award from Microsoft for Deploying More than 1 Million OS Licenses

techlearning

CDI partners with educators across schools and districts in North America to deploy and support technology in the classroom. The company provides student and teacher devices, a wide range of classroom technology and accessories, deployment services and warranty programs.

Predictions of Print Textbooks’ Death Remain Greatly Exaggerated

Edsurge

classrooms from kindergarten through high school.” Spending data suggests that instructional software is indeed growing in classrooms. From 2011 to 2014, U.S. The company has invested in a partner rental program that should reach 400 titles in the second half of this year.

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Boxlight and Globisens Release New Version of GlobiLab Analytical Software for the Labdisc

techlearning

About Globisens Established in April 2009, Globisens is an education technology company, focused on delivering the most modern pioneering solutions for K-12 science.

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

Edsurge

Although the pessimists correctly observe that many questionable edtech startups have been over-funded and over-hyped these past few years (and some of the biggest are likely to crash to Earth in the near future), it’s simultaneously true that the next decade is likely to see the birth and growth of some of the most transformative education companies of this century. In 2002, our team at Microsoft Education created an LMS for a world where every teacher and student had a tablet computer.

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The massive experiment in New Orleans schools that few have noticed

The Hechinger Report

Personalized learning looks different in every classroom, but common features include letting students set their own goals, study the curriculum online at their own pace, or decide when to take tests. In a KIPP kindergarten classroom this January, the air was filled with a musical hum.

CDI Partners with littleBits to Provide STEAM Coding Starter Kits to Schools

techlearning

8, 2018 – CDI Computer Dealers announced today it has partnered with littleBits to offer STEAM Coding Starter Kits for classrooms, makerspaces and libraries. A Code Kit , which introduces coding to the classroom through creating and playing games. CDI’s product line includes PCs, Notebooks, Chromebooks, Tablets, Servers and Networking Equipment, 3D printers and classroom accessories. Chicago IL – Feb.

Disintermediating IT: The Secret Sauce To Small School EdTech Success

There is no box

Prior to my arrival, they had been contracting with a local tech services company for their onsite break/fix tech needs. While local IT services companies may do an ok job of break/fix, contracting with them is a ticket to status quo at best and sometimes serious frustration at worst.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 37 Edition)

Doug Levin

And whether you are personally concerned about issues of privacy (perhaps because you believe you have nothing to hide ), you should be concerned about the ability of even the most sophisticated technology company to keep the data collected about you secure. It’s one thing to be blasé about what a company you’ve chosen to do business with might do with your personal information; it’s another thing altogether when the bad guys have stolen it.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 37 Edition)

Doug Levin

And whether you are personally concerned about issues of privacy (perhaps because you believe you have nothing to hide ), you should be concerned about the ability of even the most sophisticated technology company to keep the data collected about you secure. It’s one thing to be blasé about what a company you’ve chosen to do business with might do with your personal information; it’s another thing altogether when the bad guys have stolen it.

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The Business of Education Technology

Hack Education

Bust or not, companies across the tech sector, particularly those with high “burn rates” , faced tough choices in 2016: “cut costs drastically to become self-sustaining, or seek additional capital on ever-more-onerous terms,” as The WSJ put it – that is, if they were able to raise additional capital at all. The CEO of Safari Books left the company “ amidst massive layoffs.” These companies almost all share the same investors too.

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

Hack Education

In 2011, the analyst firm Gartner predicted that annual tablet shipments would exceed 300 million units by 2015. The very next day, Apple shares hit $97.80, an all-time high for the company. 2011 – the phones in their pockets.

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Not all towns are created equal, digitally

The Hechinger Report

The students live in homes with multiple laptops, iPads, tablets, iPhones – iEverything. It also allows her to teach students who arrive in her classroom with vastly different skill levels.