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. And all of a sudden we have this amazing cooperative learning group. With Vivi, there was no learning curve,” says Sayer.

This Tech Tool Can Save Teachers 10 Minutes Per Class

Edsurge

Using wireless presentation tools by Vivi , an education-focused company founded in Australia, Gunn was able to mirror her tablet screen on the classroom screen and play YouTube clips directly through a hardwired receiver without slowing down the school’s wifi—or her students’ work. Because Vivi works with any device or platform, Gunn’s students are free to use their Apple laptops, Chrome tablets or Android smartphones.

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Peer editing in digital and mobile environments

Nik Peachey

For years now I have been happily using EtherPad based services like [link] and [link] to get participants on the training courses I deliver to work collaboratively to create and peer edit texts. apps collaborative learning mobile learning process writing web 2.0

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

TeacherCast

In this episode, learn about the power of collaborative learning with the power of Office 365. In this episode, Jeff sits down with Cal Armstrong to discuss how his school district is using Office 365 to provide dynamic and collaborative professional development.

Mimio unveils MimioMobile for browsers

eSchool News

Company also gives educators first public demos of the touch-enabled MimioProjector 280T. The MimioProjector 280T is a full-featured solution that includes MimioStudio classroom software for lesson creation, assessment, and collaboration. “At

Best of Infocomm Winners

techlearning

The newest member of the company’s classroom-based recording family provides the automation and high-quality capture Mediasite is known for in a compact, affordable device, ensuring even more students never miss a lecture. The AirBoard is deal for distance learning.

BEST OF INFOCOMM WINNERS

techlearning

The newest member of the company’s classroom-based recording family provides the automation and high-quality capture Mediasite is known for in a compact, affordable device, ensuring even more students never miss a lecture. The AirBoard is ideal for distance learning.

Can children learn from a “mixed-reality” game?

The Hechinger Report

A giant computer screen looms over the table, and a touch-screen tablet is built into the table’s surface. A boy named Damon taps the picture of the smaller tower on the right side of the tablet screen. Some tech companies are also trying to mix hands-on play with digital learning.

Are You Prepared For The Future Of Social Learning?

TeachThought - Learn better.

Are You Prepared For The Future Of Social Learning? In fact we now know that 50 percent of formal learning is forgotten within the first hour. The social learning model has been reinvented and has emerged as the single most powerful factor revolutionizing modern education.

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CUE and Touchjet partner for STEAMpunk Mobile Labs

eSchool News

To-date, CUE’s program has only included classroom-ready robot drones, but it is now expanding to add Touchjet as a partner, because they believe the interactive touch technology will enhance collaborative learning. Digital Learning and Tools News

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.

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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. MimioStudio software allows educators to not only create interactive lessons and collaborative activities – it even gives teachers the ability to import existing lesson plans from other interactive software platforms.

What Kids Can Learn When Blocks Get A Tech Boost

MindShift

A giant computer screen looms over the table, and a touch-screen tablet is built into the table’s surface. A boy named Damon taps the picture of the smaller tower on the right side of the tablet screen. Some tech companies are also trying to mix hands-on play with digital learning.