Tech That Won’t Survive 2018

Ask a Tech Teacher

I think you’ll enjoy his thoughts: Technology has permeated every pore of our lives today, and education has been no exception. While the latter is not going to take place, some shifts in education are bound to happen with old technologies giving way to new.

A Practical Way to Increase Access to Mobile Technology Regardless of Age

A Principal's Reflections

With a pedagogy first, technology second if appropriate, approach to instructional design, educators can begin to support and enhance lessons with an array of tools. Even though the cost of mobile devices has gone down, considerable purchasing challenges persist.

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Expand Technology Integration and Adult Digital Literacy

Digital Promise

adults ages 18–65—around 118 million—perform at or below the lowest proficiency levels in problem solving in technology rich environments ( National Center for Education Statistics, 2016 ). Learner access to computers at home is limited, while access to mobile phones is high.

Meet NEO at BETT 2018!

Neo LMS

Considering how fast education technology is evolving, this could remain true when today’s students become grandfathers themselves. Bett Show 2018: Creating a better future by transforming education. Well, this video speaks for itself: Meet NEO at BETT 2018!

Integrating Technology Meaningfully with Mission Minded Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

For many of our students, technology is just another aspect of their lives. They grew up with the Internet, social media, and mobile devices. Byte-Sized Potential Effective Technology Integration digital learning missions edtechmissions Learning Missions Mission minded learning

Five Top Technology Trends In Special Education

Wisewire

(TNS) — Fueled by technological advances, changing state policies, and a continued push from advocates, ed-tech companies and researchers are crafting new tools and strategies to better serve students with disabilities. As a technology lover who is blind, Luis F.

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Benefits of Mobile Learning in Distance Education

WizIQ Education & Technology

The number of smartphones is projected to reach the 5 billion dollar mark in 2019, which means that 67% of the world’s population will own a mobile phone.

2025: Imagining the Future of Mobile Apps in Higher Education

EmergingEdTech

Students are Likely to Have an Unprecedented Level of Flexibility and Functionality in the Mobile-Enabled Higher Ed World of Tomorrow The folks at Anagram Interactive have partenered with Radar.io

12 Principles Of Mobile Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

12 Principles Of Mobile Learning by Terry Heick Ed note: This post has been updated and republished from a previous Mobile Learning is about self-actuated personalization. As learning practices and technology tools change, mobile learning itself will continue to evolve. For 2018, the focus is on a variety of challenges, from how learners access content […]. The post 12 Principles Of Mobile Learning appeared first on TeachThought.

The Internet of Things in K-12

Kajeet

billion in 2018, while Statista estimates that there will be close to 31 billion connected smartphones, wearables, smart watches, cars, and other devices by the end of 2020. Mobile Broadband Technology Insight Data and Trends

Jumpstart Engagement with Interactive Whiteboard Classroom Technology

ViewSonic Education

The advent of interactive large format displays further expands the options for achieving the documented benefits delivered by this transformative classroom technology. Classroom display board technology is a powerful thing. Improvements in Interactive Whiteboard Technology.

Educators See Positive Impact of Mobile Devices in K–12

EdTech Magazine

Educators See Positive Impact of Mobile Devices in K–12. A new report from national education nonprofit Project Tomorrow says adding mobile devices to the classroom provides students with equity, empowerment and a better understanding of complex concepts.

Massive "Mobile MakerSpace" Resource

Adjusting Course

Since we didn't have the luxury of designating an extra classroom as a “MakerSpace” we opted for a mobile-cart model. Fast forward to today, and we now have a fleet of 15-20 Mobile MakerSpace carts stored in our Media Center and surrounding hallways. This is not a technology initiative.)

20+ Emoji Activities and Resources for Teaching Math, Science, and English

Teacher Reboot Camp

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20+ Emoji Activities and Resources for Teaching Math, Science, and English

Teacher Reboot Camp

Effective Technology Integration English Language Teaching Mobile Learning digital culture digital literacy emoji emoticons English ESL math mlearning mobile learning science TESOL

5 Top Ways Technology Benefits Project Based Learning

Wisewire

Most students who have their own mobile device are constantly connected, so much that they deem their devices as necessary as the shirt they are wearing. They wouldn’t walk out of the house without a shirt on, nor would they go anywhere without their mobile devices.

Funding Connectivity Through Community Partnerships

Kajeet

The number one challenge facing K-12 IT leadership for planning and implementing technology enabled environments is budget constraints and a lack of resources, reports the Consortium of School Networking (CoSN). Mobile Broadband SmartBus Ed Tech Inspiration

Why is Digital Curation so Important for Educators in 2018?

EmergingEdTech

Free Tools & Resources Making the case for Education Technologies Mobile Learning Resources Professional Development _ Miscellaneous Tools and TopicsImage Source I’ve been working with schools, colleges and universities for nearly 8 years. Working to promote entrepreneurship and digital skills to make young people more employable and teach them. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

12 Of The Best Learning Apps For 2018

TeachThought - Learn better.

12 Of The Best Learning Apps For 2018 by TeachThought Staff Ed note: This post has been sponsored by Kdan Mobile Software America, Inc., who asks us to create a list of our favorite learning apps for 2018, which we’ve done below. 12 Of The Best Learning Apps For 2018 1.

ISTE 2018 Cheat Sheet

techlearning

Attending this conference connects visitors to educators, technology leaders, innovators, and edtech products from around the globe. DO: Make a plan , but download the ISTE Mobile App to stay open to other possibilities.Now that you have attended ISTE once, you might know what to expect.

Fun Video Project! Produce a TV Commercial for an Invention

Teacher Reboot Camp

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Veative at India Skills Competition Bihar 2018

Veative

Veative showcased its K-12 VR solution to various ITI representatives, academicians, school children as well as parents at India Skills Competition Bihar 2018. About India Skills Event – Bihar 2018. The post Veative at India Skills Competition Bihar 2018 appeared first on Veative.

6 Super Science Edtech Ideas: Using Technology to Level Up Science Classrooms

The CoolCatTeacher

Date: March 13, 2018. Leah, today, we’re going to talk about how to use technology to make science more exciting and more effective. So, Leah, what’s your first idea for using technology to engage kids in science? Is technology a distraction?

The Connected Bus: 8 Technologies for the Next Generation School Bus

Kajeet

Mobile Broadband Bus WiFi SmartBusWhen you picture a school bus the first thing that probably comes to mind most likely is a big yellow bus driving around with noisy students in the back. Remember the kids who sat in the back of the bus?

8 Cool Resources for Students to Use to Conduct Interviews

Teacher Reboot Camp

Effective Technology Integration Mobile Learning audio projects conducting interviews interviewing mobile learning podcasting podcasts student interviews“There’s only one interview technique that matters… Do your homework so you can listen to the answers and react to them and ask follow-ups.” ” – Jim Lehrer. Our learners are inundated with news and information on a daily basis.

Bretford Unveils Expanded Suite of Mobile Device Charging Solutions at ISTE 2018

techlearning

Bretford is introducing additions and upgrades to its family of mobile device charging products at ISTE 2018. Check-In/Check-Out mode turns TechGuard Connect into a self-service kiosk, allowing users to check out available devices on a loaner-basis with existing RFID cards, use the mobile device for a set period of time, then check it back in. Mobile Device Management News Ed Tech Ticker ISTE

Mobile Learning and Indian Education System

EdSense

Keeping up with this ideology, Indian education system has also spread its periphery, in order to accommodate widespread technology. Children of this generation, are highly accustomed to modern technology. They adopt and relate better to new technologies and screen based designs.

3 Emerging Technologies that will Reshape Education in 2019

Edsurge

Education and cutting-edge technologies are core to the many programs at NYC Media Lab , where we lead university-corporate partnerships, communications and events. 5G technology and edge computing will reshape education with lightning speeds.

Announcing the Kajeet Connect Suite: Reliable Internet Access Moves onto K-12 Campuses

Kajeet

Mobile Broadband Technology InsightKajeet has historically focused on closing the Homework Gap outside the classroom, but digital equity begins in school with reliable, safe Internet access.

Managing Student Devices in K-12

Kajeet

At the start of 2018, the U.S. market experienced a 10 percent year-over-year growth in mobile devices sold to K-12 schools, according to THE Journal. From tablets to laptops to smartphones, mobile devices have taken over education.

Building the Right Infrastructure to Support Mobile Learning

techlearning

The shift to personalized and inquiry-based learning not only engages students more effectively, it depends on efficient technology. First as consumers and then as educators, schools are committing to mobile technology as their preferred method of digital interaction.

4 K-12 Ed Tech Trends to Watch in 2018

EdTech Magazine

4 K-12 Ed Tech Trends to Watch in 2018. The classroom of the future isn’t far from becoming a reality in 2018. With all of these technologies populating classrooms this year, it is also more integral than ever that educators instill students with the tenets of digital citizenship.

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Redesigned Cloud Portal to Safeguard Student Internet Access

Kajeet

Mobile Broadband Technology Insight SentinelSince 2016, there have been over 353 reported cyber incidents in K-12. This number from K-12 Cybersecurity Resource Center has increased by 20 since the last time we referenced the Cyber Incident Map.

Installing Network Infrastructure for Mobile-First Learning

techlearning

This shift—from “one-size-fits-all” to differentiated instruction based on student strengths and to personalized learning where students take responsibility for directing their own learning—is driving many leading districts to a new “mobile-first” technology strategy.

Can technology unlock latent social capital on campus?

The Christensen Institute

In some cases, these technology tools offer far-flung connections to professionals. One such tool is Mentor Collective (until recently called Shearwater International), a technology and mentoring company that just raised $600,000 in a Series Seed-1 funding round.