Free Range Teaching and the Technology Teachers ‘Beg For’

Edsurge

We literally threw out our teachers’ desks,” says Damon Cooper, an English teacher and the director of teaching and learning at CCGS, in New South Wales. Australian educator Lauren Sayer has been thrilled to see it move her class in a new, student-driven direction. “As

How collaborative learning prepares students for life after high school

Nureva

At Warren County High School in Warrenton, North Carolina, students aren’t just working on a high school diploma; they’re getting a head start on a future career. The school’s innovative approach to career and college preparation gives students a clearer view of what lies beyond high school. It is an opportunity to develop key skills like collaboration, creativity and problem solving that will help them be successful in their careers or future studies.

Adapting to the Social Media Generation

Omega Notes

The student population reaching college age now, Gen Z, grew up with the internet and social media as an everyday part of their life. If university administrators and educators want to keep students engaged, they need to adapt to the needs of an increasingly digitized generation of students.

Developing Academic Language Supports Equity

Digital Promise

Students whose parents have not attended college, or even high school, can also be at a disadvantage in school due to the lack of recognition of academic language. students fail to achieve proficient level on the NAEP reading test by eighth grade.

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Boxlight’s MimioSpace Collaborative System Wins Tech & Learning “Best of Show” at ISTE 2018

techlearning

The MimioSpace collaborative system, consisting of a laser projector, touch board, and Mini-PC, create an expansive 32-touch area with Touch 360° interactivity. Students work together in an area almost 11 ft wide and over 4 ft. The Wire Touch Technology Collaboration STEM

Epson BrightLink interactive projectors will be bundled with Smart software

eSchool News

Epson and Smart aim to bring collaborative learning solution to classrooms. Epson and Smart Technologies are now bundling Smart collaborative learning software with Epson BrightLink interactive projectors. “We’re Digital Learning and Tools News Top News

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4 Important Lessons from 15 Years in EdTech

Gaggle Speaks

When I started Gaggle back in 1999, we were free email for students. Almost all of those companies went out of business. Lesson learned #1: Eyeballs are not a business model. Lesson learned #2: Show up prepared, or you are doomed to fail. More lessons learned.

Course Hero for Educators launches to help teachers save time

eSchool News

Course Hero, an online learning platform that empowers millions of students and educators to succeed, revealed that they have accumulated more than 60,000 educator accounts on their platform since February.

Boxlight Expands Interactive Touch Options with New MimioFrame Touch Board Kit and ProColor 490 Touch Table

techlearning

Boxlight Corporation (Nasdaq: BOXL) (“Boxlight”), a leading provider of technology solutions for the global learning market, today announced it has two new touch technology products ready to ship to classrooms throughout the United States. The other product, the ProColor 490 Touch Table , enables small-group instruction by enables up to four students to work on interactive lessons; it can also be used to develop fine motor skills in special needs classrooms.

30 technologies ushering in the future for education

eSchool News

We already have thousands of pre-orders for our collaborative Microsoft 365-based surface hub. Attendees registered for more than 12,000 seats at InfoComm University sessions throughout the week, more than double the number engaged in training and education in 2015.

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15 hot edtech trends for 2017

eSchool News

To get a glimpse into what the next 12 months will hold for everything from professional development to digital learning, and from communication to virtual reality, 15 ed tech luminaries looked back on 2016 edtech trends to help predict what’s in store for 2017. Whole-Class Learning is Here.

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Blueprint for Moving to 21st Century Student-Centered Schools and Classrooms

The 21st Century Principal

“Too many organizations not just companies, but governments and nonprofits as well still operate from assumptions about human potential and individual performance that are outdated, unexamined, and rooted more in folklore than in science.” Students are motivated by grades.

The 2019 Global Education Conference - Full List of 130 Sessions and 10 Keynotes!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Global Education Conference is a collaborative, inclusive, world-wide community initiative involving students, educators, and organizations at all levels. Hawkesdale P12 College Let’s Hangout – Successful Student Study Groups – Snacks Optional , Candy R.

Wahoo! The 2013 Global Education Conference - Still Time to Present + Plan to Attend!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Global Education Conference is a collaborative, inclusive, world-wide community initiative involving students, educators, and organizations at all levels. Karen is passionate about building community and creating opportunities for people to collaborate and communicate.