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

The Christensen Institute

It is a standard cable connection interface upon which any number of products can connect—whether it be a keyboard, a charger, external memory, or any other device that can meet the specification. 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.

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


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.

Output or compliance?

The Principal of Change

The basic premise (I suggest you read the whole article ) is that a 17 year old working at BlackBoard (a technology company), is ridiculed for using their phone during a meeting by some older adults, because it looks like he is texting, while he is actually taking notes.

8 Epic Edtech Tools to Try This School Year

The CoolCatTeacher

In addition to his work in schools, Richard has been a consultant to some of the largest companies in the educational technology industry. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

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Fantastic Apps I Use Every Day

The CoolCatTeacher

Their flexible, self-paced courses are available for graduate credit through CAEP and regionally accredited university partners or for continuing education units that meet your state requirements. My students can use their iPhones/iPads or computers to follow along and see the slides.

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Cool Cat Teacher’s 31 Favorite Everyday Tools I’m Using Right Now #edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

Olloclip Core Lens set for iPhone 7 [link] – be careful when you hook this on or you can crack the phone. You can’t have on a case when you use this attachment but it makes an iphone’s quality even better.

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5 Ways to Be an Unforgettable Teacher

The CoolCatTeacher

He told me that when his daughter was younger, she loved to play games on his iPhone, just like any kids would. But there was one time that she came in, and she asked him if she could play on his iPhone, and he said no. 2 – Class meeting about learning.

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Google Maps vs. Apple Maps—important lessons for edtech

The Christensen Institute

This is why companies such as Samsung, Dell, and Lenovo can all build hardware for Windows machines. 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.

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iPad App Review: iCanConduct is a Great Tool For Teaching Pulse and Rhythm To Young Musicians | @beansinmyears


We feel that the proliferation of iPhone, Android and other mobile devices provides a unique opportunity to create fun, exciting, and educational applications that do more than occupy your child’s time.

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#07: Getting Started Using Twitter for Educational Excellence

The CoolCatTeacher

People who leave a review on iTunes will be entered in our drawing for 3 different items. (see rules at the bottom of this post and instructions on how to leave a review: iPhone/iPad or PC/Mac instructions ) : SMART Learning Suite (today’s sponsor).

PASCO Motion Sensor–A Must for Science Classes

Ask a Tech Teacher

Their products are wireless, Bluetooth- and/or USB-connectable, and their SPARKvue software runs on Mac and Windows platforms, Chromebooks, iPads, iPhones, and Android. In fact, it took me less than five minutes to unbox, setup, find the power button, and sync to the free app/software on my laptop and my iPhone. They meet NGSS standards and work within Google Classroom and most LMSs.

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5 Essential Effective Blended Learning Best Practices

The CoolCatTeacher

I use it to capture my iPhone and iPad and more. Part of being a professional is learning how to turn in excellent work that meets or exceeds requirements. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to edit and post it.

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 instead of me shuffling around in the meeting room, I can just toss this ball, and someone can talk.?”. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

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‘Back to School’ Hijinks and Lessons for the Education Industry


But to the BMO’s annual education industry conference, where company executives, investors, bankers and financiers of all stripes descended in their suits and slacks (but very few ties). In rooms on the upper floors were private meetings to wheel and deal.

5 Simple Ways to Improve Teacher Professional Development

The CoolCatTeacher

I use a Swivl and my iPhone. Often a life coach doesn’t even work for the company of the person they are coaching. Many teachers love Teachers Pay Teachers while others frown on the resources because they prefer traditional textbook companies.

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#NYCSchoolsTechChat: Professional Learning Opportunities - Thursday at 7pm

The Innovative Educator

NYCSchoolsTechChat Q6 What are some ways ed tech companies can support schools in the professional learning efforts? What type of learning opportunities do you provide or attend at your school or in your district?

The Today Show's Top Tech Gifts for Women


iPhone 4s $199 Now you can use your voice to use your iPhone. Siri makes phone calls, sends messages, schedules meetings, sets reminders, and more. It’s so thin — even thinner than the camera on iPhone 4S — you barely notice it, but it’s incredibly capable.

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#NYCSchoolsTechChat: Diversity Matters Nov 2nd at 7pm

The Innovative Educator

NYCSchoolsTechChat Q3 What are some ways ed tech companies can address the needs of diverse learners? NYCSchoolsTechChat Q6 What are some ways ed tech companies can do a better job of employing underrepresented groups? You can also participate in the chat at that link or if you have an iPhone download the app at [link] (coming to Android soon

Teacher Recommended: 50 Favorite Classroom Apps


Learning is hard and change is even harder, so once teachers have found a tool that meets their learning goals, they are unlikely to shift without a good reason. “It’s It works only on iPhones, but is free. Compatible with iPhones and iPads, this app is free.

How Genius Hour Helps Kids Connect What They’re Learning in School to Their Future Goals


She was often taking pictures on her iPhone, playing with filters and capturing the world around her. “I One of my 9th graders who is an animal lover with an entrepreneurial spirit is using Genius Hour to develop her own dog biscuit bakery company. If a student can meet the standards by taking photos, writing a musical ballad or creating a website, give them the opportunity to do it.

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What’s New: New Tools for Schools


CAROLINA BIOLOGICAL SUPPLY COMPANY BUILDING BLOCKS OF SCIENCE 3D ( ) Carolina Biological Supply Company launched the new Building Blocks of Science 3D hands-on unit kits for students in grades K to 5.

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


Meeuwse says she loves using this form of game education with her little ones because “it incorporates both technology and tangible objects to meet the diverse sensory learning needs of my students.”. This guest post from Courtney Pepe ( @iPadQueen2012 ) first appeared on Daily Genius.

Mobile Schools: The Next Generation in Communication and Engagement

A Principal's Reflections

I had them come down and meet with several student leaders and me this past spring where I shared my vision of having a mobile app for New Milford HS , which could also be shared with other schools. The company has graciously agreed.

From prison to dean’s list: How Danielle Metz got an education after incarceration

The Hechinger Report

He’d grown up poor in the Calliope housing projects, one of the most violent neighborhoods in New Orleans, but he owned two tow-truck companies by the time Metz met him. Danielle Metz grew up in Uptown New Orleans.

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How to Fight Phishing in Your School District

Leadership Lounge

I am tied up in a meeting and there is urgent matter i need you to take care of. Sent from my iPhone. The superintendent also doesn’t have an iPhone.

The Importance of Taking Risks

The Principal of Change

Part of the risk is necessary to ensure that we are meeting the needs of our students. A rubrics may be helpful to a student so that they can understand and meet expectations, but does it ever actually hold a student back from going beyond what they are actually truly capable of doing?

“If that’s where they are, it’s where I must be, too.”

TeachThought - Learn better.

They’re on social media during meetings and conventions. They look at platforms without an iPhone app with suspicion. I recently took a call with a rep from an incredible company–one whose product I would have used daily until I discovered they didn’t have mobile capabilities.

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

The Hechinger Report

It can also meet with resistance from faculty members who aren’t keen on experimentation. In lieu of grades, students are assessed on a color-coded scale: Red means not yet meeting the standard; yellow, approaching it; green, meeting a standard; and blue, exceeding it.

A trio of reviews

Kathy Schrock

Three companies have sent me items to review and reviews of them follow. MagBack is also accepting pre-orders for its MagBack for iPhone. ThinkWrite specifically made a headset to meet the needs of schools. It is always fun to try out new technology gear!

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Looking Back At 2010 And Looking Forward To 2011.

The Web20Classroom

They are moving more and more into the mobile market and now you can do video calls on the iPhone. So education related companies are going to have to be innovative in the apps they create for these devices.

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Weekend Reading: End of Pokemon Summer


Revealing the intellectual choices behind different uses of technology opens spaces for engaging and interrogating the places where education and technology meet. What if, Price asks, the iPhone had supported Adobe Flash when it first launched?

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via NPR : “Outcry After Louisiana Teacher Arrested During School Board Meeting.” awards debt collection contract to company with ties to DeVos.” ” Via Buzzfeed : “Here’s How A Student Loan Debt Relief Company Preyed On Its Customers.” ” The company: the Student Loan Assistance Center. Blackboard’s Chief Financial Officer, Lisa Mayr, is also leaving the company.

Notes From the Session By Jeremy Sambuca @ #EDCAMPSTEAM

Saving Socrates

Makerbot acquired by Stratasys, major 3D printing company. Just came out with 5th generation coming with camera, you can now watch it on your iphone. I use "inventables"plastic which is a colorado company and is cheaper. Use twitter to find the STEAM, Makered, edtechchats, DTCHATK12, and these people actually meet weekly and you can google twitter chat times.

What Can Be Gained When We Lose Our Connection With Technology

Reading By Example

Our family headed out to the Pocono Mountains to meet my brothers, parents, and cousins for a weeklong vacation. 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.

Testing Giving You The Blues? Get Creative with EdTech Formative Assessments


20 years ago we never would have imagined that the position as a Social Media Manager would be an actual job, and just about every company or organization would need to have someone manage their social media accounts.