App Overkill: Going Beyond the Buzz Words #SXSWedu

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App Overkill: Going Beyond the Buzz Words SXSWedu 2017 Panel Jena Draper, CEO, CachOn Inc Carl Hooker, Director of Innovation & Digital Learning, Eanes ISD P.H. It's important to build the WHY for using apps/digital resources.

7 Ways to Spark Innovation and Collaboration In Your School

MSEDTechie

Here’s a big question: how can educators create learning experiences that foster collaboration, and problem solving, but also nurture imagination and curiosity during the school day? And over at Nearpod, the company recently launched Nearpod VR.

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Beyond "Ditching the Desks," 9 Creative Ways to Avoid "The Cemetery Effect"

Kleinspiration

My heart sunk when I thought about how this space - a cemetery - resembled the first classroom learning environment that I had created for my first class of fourth graders. During our first few days together, we sit together to think about what would work best for our learning objectives.

Four Ways School Leaders Can Support Meaningful Innovation

MindShift

In schools that succeed in implementing real instructional improvements, teachers figure out how to improve teaching and learning by journeying through multiple passes of a cycle of experiment, reflection and adjustment. Helping Teams Learn from Experiments.

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Three Ways That Rural States Can Become the Hotbeds for School Edtech Innovation

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Technology has been a key component in the planting, fertilization, growth and eventually, the blossoming of new statewide initiatives including distance education and new professional learning opportunities for educators that have benefitted students in a variety of ways. I argue that rural states are where edtech companies, investors, and media outlets should be looking to to see truly innovative implementation of technology. The future of tech in schools isn’t suburban or urban.