Apple’s EHR: Why health records on your iPhone is only the beginning

The Christensen Institute

An everyday example of this is the USB port. In fact, the preeminent example of this type of ecosystem creation is Apple itself, and their AppStore. Along with their AppStore, Apple created a set of standards that specified how third-parties (from companies to individual hobbyists) can more easily create applications that make use of the information on their phone and the Internet. Americans on average will visit a care provider about 300 times over the course of their lives.

iPhone 166

3DBear Review: The Augmented Reality Classroom Pro

The CoolCatTeacher

For example, I had to assess “over the shoulder” by looking at what students were doing. Here’s one example of how 3D Bear can be used for a real world conversation. To get started, a student will just scan the room using his or her digital device (like an iPad, iPhone, or Droid) before starting. You could have a classroom design challenge, for example, where students suggest repositioning the furniture.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

“After School:” Mobile SM App for High Schoolers Offers Potential Headaches for Educators

The 21st Century Principal

For example, see “What Is Yik Yak, the App That Fielded Racist Threats at the University of Missouri.” ) What’s more, this “After School” app is also at the heart of possible postings of cyberbullying and postings where users threaten to bring guns to school. We also need to make clear that this app basically allows students to set up their own cyber community, totally disconnected from our schools, that is supposedly monitored by this company.

Insights for innovating in emerging markets: Create the market you want to be a part of

The Christensen Institute

This ultimately leads to a “race to the bottom” phenomenon , in which companies continually reduce labor standards and wages to stay ahead. With a strategy like that, the moment competitors offer cheaper products, companies lose their competitive edge. What hope then is there for companies operating in low- and middle-income countries? The company is creating a new market for affordable flooring in one of the poorest countries in the world.

Google Maps vs. Apple Maps—important lessons for edtech

The Christensen Institute

For example, the Windows operating system, while more interdependent than Chrome OS, has modular interfaces for connecting with hardware. This is why companies such as Samsung, Dell, and Lenovo can all build hardware for Windows machines. To see this principle in action, consider contrasting examples in GPS navigation. In contrast, when using the Google Maps app on the iPhone, you have to unlock the phone, navigate the apps menu, and open the app in order to get directions.

EdTech 133

7 Things to Know About Coding in the Early Childhood Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

For example, if you have a faucet in the bathroom that has a sensor, and you put in your hands, water comes out. That’s just an example of one of the SMART objects that we have all around us. For example “Move Forward” or “Move Backward” or “Turn the Red Light On” or “Turn the Blue Light On” or “Sing” response to a sound. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

Back to School: 4 Ways to Get Ready and Save Money

The CoolCatTeacher

For example, I keep my laptop, iPad and iPhone with me all the time. So, when I have my iPhone in the car and it gets dirty, it is clean right away. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to edit and post it. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend. Sponsored by Staples Now is the time. I start back to school.

How To 288

?Engineers, Recruiters and Professors Weigh In: Future Programmers Need Writing Skills, Too

Edsurge

Lem Diaz is a talent partner at Google Ventures (GV), the venture capital arm of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, Inc. When helping companies such as Netflix, PayPal and even Google find tech talent, he says along with programming skills, the ability to write—and verbally convey ideas, processes and qualifications—is near the top of almost any company’s list of desirable qualifications.

Making Better Videos and Movies with Students

The CoolCatTeacher

Vicki: Give me an example. What would be an example of a video you’ve seen in math or in history? Give us an example of a video in an unlikely subject. Vicki: Joe, take us through an example of how you’ve coached a teacher recently through this process of making videos with their class, and the objectives that you covered. Give us an example of how you coached some video projects. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

Video 202

Meet the 83-Year-Old App Developer Who Says Edtech Should Better Support Seniors

Edsurge

But through learning how to code, she believes that experience offers an even more important lesson to today’s education and technology companies: don’t forget about senior citizens. And while there’s a growing industry around serving adult learners in higher education, companies largely neglect to consider the needs of the elderly. Last year, Wakamiya, who is a former banker, released the app Hinadan , a Japanese doll game designed for senior iPhone users.

5 Simple Ways to Improve Teacher Professional Development

The CoolCatTeacher

I use a Swivl and my iPhone. For example, in the business community, a life coach is typically not someone in your chain of command. Often a life coach doesn’t even work for the company of the person they are coaching. For example, if they have a problem with Google Classroom, a video tutorial may do the trick. Many teachers love Teachers Pay Teachers while others frown on the resources because they prefer traditional textbook companies.

How To 266

Merge Cube Mania in Middle School

The CoolCatTeacher

When you scan the cube with your mobile device — it will work with an iPhone, an iPad, and it works with Android, but you have to have the Merge Cube app on it. When you scan the cube, and you’re holding the cube in your hand, when you look at it through the iPhone, instead of seeing the cube, you’re going to see something else in your hand. So what’s an example of something it might look like? They had to give some examples.

4 Geeky Gifts for Teachers

The CoolCatTeacher

It uses an iPhone. So if people didn’t know that, there’s now an iPhone base. So I might have an app — for example — one called Tangam , where you run the app. For example, looking at getting a Google Home, or an Amazon Alexa. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

How To 209

3 Apps That Encourage Students to Read

Ask a Tech Teacher

Teachers and parents know all this and still, the Literacy Company reports that most teachers in classes of twenty+ students spend only five minutes a day reading, and 46% of American adults cannot understand the label on their prescription medicine. Availability: 5/5 (iOS, Android, Web, iPhone, iPod, Chromebooks, Kindle Fire). Starfall Free brings that experience to iPads, iPhone, Androids, and Kindle Fire. For example in one area, only 5 activities out of 23 were free.

ThingLink launches Virtual Reality Lessons App For Education

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

For example, in VR Lessons we added the sound of the wind in the background of an image from the Norwegian tundra, and an owl howling in the image of a cold winter forest in Finland. The first VR lessons have been created by ThingLink’s own content team using the company’s new VR editor. The lessons can be viewed with iPhones using a virtual reality headset such as Google Cardboard, or iPads. We are excited to launch VR Lessons , our first virtual reality content app.

An Exclusive Interview with Christopher Gray: Founder of Scholly, Shark Tank Winner, Forbes 30 under 30

EdNews Daily

To come from a low-income background, to build a great company and even end up on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list is a testament to that. Post Shark Tank , Scholly was ranked the #1 app in iPhone and Android store for three weeks. With our Give: Scholly initiative, we try to partner with different states, organizations and companies to provide Scholly to large populations of students. By: Robyn D. Shulman, Huffington Post and EdNews Daily.

iPhone 149

Free Range Teaching and the Technology Teachers ‘Beg For’

Edsurge

Both Haileybury and CCGS use screen mirroring tools and software by Vivi , an Australian education-focused and educator-staffed company that hopes to bring its successes to schools in the U.S. Indeed, the company actively solicits and integrates teacher feedback into its product development.

AI and Personalized Learning That Goes Beyond Tech: The Latest Camelback Ventures Cohort

Edsurge

The company, which is based in Oakland, counts LinkedIn and PathSource among its competitors. They are a collection of all the documents the company has compiled on a single scientific concept. For example, a folio on Cushing Syndrome would gather information such as medical trials and patents on the hormonal disorder. Forefront offers in-person trainings, ranging from teaching companies about implicit bias to helping them recruit better.

11 Essential EdTech Action Steps for Back to School

The CoolCatTeacher

For example, if they are sharing their screen and want to give the hyperlink to the class, they should be able to follow the procedure included in point two for link shortening and mobile sharing. iPads: For example, some people who use iPads will say “apples up” when they want the students to put their screens face down on the desk. . iPhone and iPad – Press the front button and power button to take a picture of your iPhone or iPad.

EdTech 238

Guest Post: Connect Technology to Education by Tim L. Cooley

Kleinspiration

A brilliant example of this is Teaching Resources. LearnBoost, one of the best examples, also happens to be free. Apps for the iPhone, iPad and iPad Touch have skyrocketed over the past few years. Companies are now seeing the incredible potential for edutainment through mobile applications and the most impressive is Fingerprint, “the first mobile learning and play networks for kids and their grown-ups.”

How Education is Becoming the Front Lines for Debating the Role of Algorithms

Edsurge

All of them seem to be very aware of what was going on, and I think it’s because advertising has tipped the hands of these tech companies. They didn’t think they had any choice, and they didn’t think they had any way of making these companies change the way they operate. And [the feeling that] I can actually have some effect on what these companies are doing if we work together on some social solutions What about the faculty you spoke with?

What Do Edtech and IKEA Have in Common? Persuasive Design.

Edsurge

Sandra Burri Gram-Hansen, an assistant professor of communication and psychology at Aalborg University in Denmark, says whenever she wants to kick-start a class discussion on persuasive design, she starts with examples of how that retailer guides its customers. And then the iPhone came out, and we know how our lives have changed in the last eleven years with the advent of the iPhone. I think part of it is for institutions, for companies, for customers to ask those questions.

EdTech 114

How to use Sphero the Robot in STEM and Beyond – From Courtney Pepe

EdTechTeacher

However, this past year my school received a robot grant that provided ten robots for us from the company Sphero. Sphero is a robotic ball that can pair with an iPad, tablet, iPhone, or smartphone through Bluetooth, and getting started is relatively easy. It is great example of technology integrated with concepts related to humanities and the human experience. This guest post from Courtney Pepe ( @iPadQueen2012 ) first appeared on Daily Genius.

Technology Integration in a 21st Century Science Classroom

EdTechTeam

What are some tools and examples I can use in my classroom? Several companies, including Vernier and Pasco to name just a couple, have modified their probes to be compatible with Chromebooks as well. The interface connects to a computer, Chromebook, iPad/iPhone and Android devices. The company offers kits for classes that are far cheaper than purchasing all of the individual probes that would record the same data. Imagine this classroom scenario.

Padcaster: Educational Podcasting Equipment Review

TeacherCast

The Padcaster is an all in one solution for anyone looking to turn their iOS (iPad/iPhone) devices into mobile professional video studios. The Company is creating, developing and enabling a new category of convenient and cost-effective professional quality video documentation and production. In this post, we will take a look at one of the best pieces of equipment you can purchase for either your home studio or educational broadcasting class.

iPad 68

Game Education: It’s in Their DNA – Guest Post from Courtney Pepe

EdTechTeacher

The video below provides an example of how the students created these worlds in Minecraft and then demonstrated their understanding of the history through their video presentations. Harry Moore School of NJCU recently received a grant from Sphero, a company that makes ball-size glowing robots that teachers can use to o teach literacy, coding, STEM. This guest post from Courtney Pepe ( @iPadQueen2012 ) first appeared on Daily Genius.

Why a K-12 Operating System is the Next Step in the Evolution of Edtech

Edsurge

For example, it didn’t integrate with Google Apps, which we had spent the last three years using. Learn More About Kiddom Academy For Schools: 3 Ways a Company Can Personalize Its Support for Teachers. For example, I can purchase a pair of concert tickets using my EventBrite app, and then export the information directly into my iPhone calendar.

Class Tech Tips: How To Tell Your School’s Story on Instagram with Spark Post

techlearning

Creating Images for Instagram Spark Post is a K-12 friendly graphic design tool that is perfect for educators with access to a Chromebook, iPad, iPhone, or a laptop with access to the Internet. Schools, companies, and individuals use fonts, colors, and logos that make it easy for other people to notice their content. Instagram with Spark Post In the following screenshots, you can see how I’ve captured an example of a quote from a school day on a Spark Post graphic.

Adobe 43

The Best Way to Predict the Future is to Issue a Press Release

Hack Education

These predictions are often accompanied with a press release touting the size that this or that market will soon grow to – how many billions of dollars schools will spend on computers by 2020, how many billions of dollars of virtual reality gear schools will buy by 2025, how many billions of dollars of schools will spend on robot tutors by 2030, how many billions of dollars will companies spend on online training by 2035, how big will coding bootcamp market will be by 2040, and so on.

All the ways iOS 9.3 will impact school iPad rollouts

eSchool News

In March, Apple upgraded the iPad and iPhone operating system to iOS 9.3 for example, make it easier for IT to set up and manage devices via a new managed home screen layout. The new Classroom app (the “teacher’s assistant”), for example, lets instructors quickly see what students are working on at any given moment. “We A classroom using iPads that are stored on a cart, for example, can assign a specific device to each student (e.g.,

iPad 63

How to Fight Phishing in Your School District

Leadership Lounge

Here's an example: On Wed, May 4, 2016 at 10:26 AM, (YourSuperintendent) wrote: Hi Lori, Do you have a moment? Sent from my iPhone. The superintendent also doesn’t have an iPhone. In the example, there are many capitalization errors: "I" is lowercase while the word "vendor" is capitalized. For example, don’t use your personal email address, since DNS records can be publicly queried and expose your email address.

What Can Be Gained When We Lose Our Connection With Technology

Reading By Example

For example, the rolling hills of PA reminded me that this land was largely untouched by glaciers, unlike Wisconsin. I have to admit, if my wife had not brought her iPhone 6 with her on this trip, I never would have seen this image. In her book Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other , Sherry Turkle cites examples where being connected online leaves people feeling inadequate in their lack of availability.

Why History Matters

Hack Education

Some of this is a matter of confusing upgrades for breakthroughs – Google updating Docs more regularly than Microsoft updates Office or Apple releasing a new iPhone every year might not be the best rationale for insisting we are experiencing rapid technological change.

A school where you can’t fail — it just takes you longer to learn

The Hechinger Report

for example – it has faced considerable resistance from parents and teachers annoyed that the time-consuming, and sometimes confusing, change in classroom life has come from top-tier school administrators. In a biology classroom, for example, lab reports are evaluated on the student’s understanding of concepts as well as on a command of scientific vocabulary. In Moheeb’s sixth-grade math class, for example, there are 37 skills.

Getting the Excel and Photoshop Kids to Play Together: A Conversation with Georg Petschnigg of FiftyThree

Edsurge

Based in New York City and Seattle, FiftyThree is the developer of the award-winning Paper drawing and sketching app and Pencil Bluetooth stylus for iPad and iPhone, used by over 15 million creators, designers and thinkers. We very quickly saw that [we wanted to solve these problems] after having worked at places like Google, Microsoft, Facebook—any of the large companies—which are typically founded by a very strong monoculture that’s steeped in tech.