Classroom Design Trends: Update Classroom Layout to Boost Engagement

ViewSonic Education

21 st century classrooms design trends utilize many new layouts, including: Flexible seating. A landmark 2012 study found that classroom design alters academic progress over a school year by 25%. Follow up studies provided insight into the relative impact of each of these factors.

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Twelve Years Later: What’s Really Changed in the K-12 Sector? (Part 1)

Edsurge

In fall 2007, Larry Berger, CEO of Wireless Generation (now Amplify) was invited to submit a paper to an “Entrepreneurship in Education” working group led by Rick Hess, the director of Education Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute. This “Google and good luck” approach throws a lot of options, confusion, and competing agendas at teachers. As a case study, consider a typical district literacy initiative, which is anchored on one of the big basal reading programs.

Can EdTech enable Social Emotional Learning (SEL)?

Neo LMS

A fascinating case study involving one of California’s largest and poorest school districts Fresno Unified School District involves the smart use of data to understand the social and emotional challenges facing their students.

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Friday 5 — 4.24.2015

Perry Hewitt

” Back when the “Mobile-friendly” text first appeared on Google search results on mobile browsers, many assumed this was a first step toward an algorithm change rewarding mobile-first design.

Gaming, VR Exploring, and App Building: The Ellis Island Hack-A-Thon

techlearning

Not engage, like simply hooking them in with entertaining or trending toys, rather we work to engage our students in meaningful learning. Introduction In my social studies classes we are learning about historical content in the United States from post-Civil War to the Present.

A rural Montana district goes all in on makerspaces

The Hechinger Report

Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Future of Learning newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes every Wednesday with trends and top stories about education innovation. Soon it will add a case study about Havre Public Schools to its package of materials.

How to Build a High-Functioning Remote Team for Your Edtech Company

Edsurge

A study by the International Workplace Group estimates that 50 percent of people globally work outside their headquarters for at least 2.5 We screened them using a pre-interview questionnaire built in Google Form.

In the marketplace: Gaming, digital citizenship, PD initiatives, and more

eSchool News

Remaining a tech-savvy educator means keeping on top of the myriad changes and trends in education, how technology can support those trends, and how teaching and learning can best benefit from near-constant change.

AV that Makes the Grade

techlearning

What are the AV trends that can help teachers draw insights from learners today and tomorrow? Here is a sample of case studies that illustrate how AV can turn K-12 spaces into student-driven hubs. You used to have information at your fingertips—with Google, for example.

Real Questions About Artificial Intelligence in Education

Edsurge

Blum: There are two big trends going on—and we’re just at the beginning of this. It’s how Google solved the AlphaGo challenge. You’re better off going to the district and saying: Because you use this product I can do a case study and show an increase in efficiency and less wasted time in the classroom. It’s a fragmented market, but there’s a trend where patients are increasingly owning data. Don’t doubt it: Machine learning is hot—and getting hotter.

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

Doug Levin

Anonymizing datasets is a practice fraught with challenges , especially in cases where data from multiple sources are combined. " Tagged on: September 14, 2017 Alphabet Continues to Have Highest Cash Holding in Internet Industry | Market Realist → Google parent Alphabet (GOOGL), Facebook (FB), Alibaba (BABA), Amazon (AMZN), and Baidu (BIDU) have the largest cash holdings among their peers in the Internet sector. But not in the case of our software."

EdTech 150

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

Doug Levin

Anonymizing datasets is a practice fraught with challenges , especially in cases where data from multiple sources are combined. " Tagged on: September 14, 2017 Alphabet Continues to Have Highest Cash Holding in Internet Industry | Market Realist → Google parent Alphabet (GOOGL), Facebook (FB), Alibaba (BABA), Amazon (AMZN), and Baidu (BIDU) have the largest cash holdings among their peers in the Internet sector. But not in the case of our software."

EdTech 150

How to Boost Your Teacher Brand

Shake Up Learning

What will they find when they Google you? You should expect to be Googled before a job interview. It should describe your experience in the field of education and highlight topics that you follow like Maker Ed , Google Apps , or edtech. Private Google+ Community .

Learning Revolution Free PD - Two Great Library Events - GlobalEdCon Deadline - UNC's Amazing World View

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Updates Partner Spotlight Partner Announcements Calendar of Events Deadlines Highlighted Recordings NMC Navigator Top Ten Conversations Updates "Participatory, Continuous, Connected" | Top Trends from the Library 2.014 Conference.

Global Collaboration Week Begins - Find a Project and Connect!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

DIRECTIONS: The Google Slide presentation will be made available for viewing after the presentation. We will also discuss the uses of Google Hangouts, Google Forms for gathering information, and wordpress for establishing a web presence for a project.

The Business of Education Technology

Hack Education

” “Taking action,” in this case, meant releasing some case studies and posting a notice on the Federal Register about how a competitive grant program could provide a more “innovative” way to build assessments. “Apple, Microsoft, Amazon and Google Are Fighting a War for the Classroom,” Edutechnica wrote in June , with a look at how many colleges have adopted their competing “pseudo-LMSes.”