How MakerBot is Helping Teachers Become Maker Pros

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith The 3D printing company’s new education outreach initiative includes a handbook on adopting the technology in the classroom. Classroom Curriculum Digital Content Hardware

5 Things About Effective Digital Citizenship You Need to Know

The CoolCatTeacher

Join me on Tuesday, March 26 at 4 pm ET for a free webinar, 5 Ways to Help Teachers Progress in Their Use of Technology. He is currently co-authoring a new ISTE book with Marty Park titled The Digital Citizenship Handbook for School Leaders: Fostering Positive Interactions Online.

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15 Ways to Get More Motivated This Week

The CoolCatTeacher

Join me on Tuesday, March 26 at 4 pm ET for a free webinar, 5 Ways to Help Teachers Progress in Their Use of Technology. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

A Bored Student Hacked His School’s Systems. Will the Edtech Industry Pay Attention?


EdSurge: The student reported the security holes to both companies. I think schools could use this to add useful links, like the student handbook or the school calendar. At some point, Demirkapi went to his school administration and they set up calls with the companies.

How Automated Speech Recognition Could Change Studying Forever


Tech entrepreneur Fred Singer is the CEO and founder of Echo360 , a company which he launched after a visit to his son’s classroom. Singer has funded and led a wide range of digital companies over the past twenty years, and the list of business and charitable boards on which he serves is long.

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When an Online Teaching Job Becomes a Window into Child Abuse


Around 6 o’clock on a fall morning in 2018, Jordan sat down at her desk, donned her headset, and logged in to her account with VIPKid , a Beijing-based company that connects native English-speaking teachers like her with children in China for live, online video lessons.

Interactive Whiteboard Resources - use, lessons, and more - a whole lot!

Educational Technology Guy

SMART Resources Smart Company Website: [link] Smart Exchange Online Community with resources, tips, and more [link] Beginner SmartBoard Training Handbook:

Learning Analytics 2018 – An updated perspective

IAD Learning

Not by chance, learning analytics and all its related technologies (measuring learning, artificial intelligence, adaptive learning, personalized learning, etc.) Some reflect neither the spirit nor the current state of this technology. Technology

Impero Software Names Richard Fuller as New CEO and Announces its New Austin, TX Headquarters in the U.S.


19, 2018 – Impero Software has announced the appointment of Richard Fuller as its new CEO to drive the company’s next phase of growth as it bolsters its global business plan. Fuller took over for Sam Pemberton, who moved to a non-executive board position with the company.

Impero Software Announces New Version of its Flagship Product – Impero Education Pro – at ISTE 2018


The company will showcase the new features of its award-winning product this week at ISTE 2018 in booth #630. “We It also released an Online Safety Handbook in 2017 which provides resources and best practices for schools that are using Impero Education Pro.

Truth, truthiness, triangulation and the librarian way: A news literacy toolkit for a “post-truth” world


The Verification Handbooks are a wonderful lens into this complicated process.). credibility ethics evaluation media media literacy news news literacy politics technology truthiness user generated content fake news

Impero Software Announces Philip Walters as its New Chairman


These are important tasks and I look forward to working with the company as we move forward with this work both in the UK, and the U.S.” It also released an Online Safety Handbook in 2017 which provides resources and best practices for schools that are using Impero Education Pro.

A New Social Science? Statistics Outgrowing Other STEM Fields

TeachThought - Learn better.

Science Technologies/Technicians, Other 74.1 484. a statistical-services company based in Rockville, Maryland. “It’s Statistics Outgrows All Other STEM Fields From 2010-2013. From a press release.


Bloom and bust

Learning with 'e's

Should we still be organising learning experiences as a gradient of 'terminal learning objectives' in an age where learning is changing, and where personal technologies and social media are increasingly significant? Technology has changed that. Handbook I: Cognitive Domain.

Epic Guide To Game Based Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Builder Bowls – Builder Bowls revolve around a wide range of immersive technologies, including Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), simulations, video games, caves and domes, 3D printing and robotics. Pedagogy first, then technology.

Migrating to Cloud-Based Online Tool Suites Is a No-Brainer for School Districts

The 21st Century Principal

Would your school district like to save money and cut down on technology-related and technology support costs? Also, it has meant being able to collaborate online in the creation of other documents like school improvement plans and handbooks. However, if the truth be known, companies like Google have much better resources for maintaining the security of data than school districts.

The Consensus Around “Open”

Iterating Toward Openness

The idea of “open” intersects with education and educational technology in many places – open content, open educational resources, open access, open data, open knowledge, open source, and open standards. The Open Data Handbook defines open data as: Open data is data that can be freely used, re-used and redistributed by anyone – subject only, at most, to the requirement to attribute and sharealike. License Must Be Technology-Neutral.

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Students are enlisted to help flailing classmates deal with money matters

The Hechinger Report

In yet another survey , by the education technology company Everfi, students reported being less knowledgeable about how to manage money than almost anything else they’re called upon to do in college.

10Q: David White

Learning with 'e's

Ahead of his keynote speech at this year’s EDEN conference , to be held in Porto, I asked him some questions about his life, his passions and what he believes about technology supported education. Do you know of any companies that can claim such longevity or successful market development?

May 31 - Interview with James Bosco on Digital Media and Participatory Learning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

He was the Chief Research Officer and also the director of External Technology Relations for the WMU College of Education. His teaching responsibilities involved graduate level courses in research methods and in undergraduate and graduate level courses in educational technology.

The Histories of Personalized Learning

Hack Education

I want us to think about the ways in which the history of learning – how we tell that story – shapes the future of learning, and how the history of technology (education technology and otherwise) – and how we tell that story – shapes the future of technology.

A traditional model of organizational knowledge creation

Connecting 2 the World

For example, a graduate with an associate’s degree in accounting may be competent for recording inventory, but not creating a company’s tax return. British Journal of Educational Technology, 30(3), 201-215. British Journal of Educational Technology, 28, 199-217. The emerging importance of knowledge for development: Implications for technology policy and innovation. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 58, 181-202.