Power Up Your Spaces

A Principal's Reflections

Pause a second and think about companies such as Uber and Airbnb. The USDOE’s Office of Educational Technology places emphasis on students and educators having access to a robust and comprehensive infrastructure when and where they need it for learning. Powerful learning devices.

Mobile Schools: The Next Generation in Communication and Engagement

A Principal's Reflections

As an early adopter of transformative technologies, I have been watching the mobile app space carefully to see how it can benefit all facets of education. My vision is for every high school around the country to have its own native mobile app. we have a richly-featured mobile app.

Why Your Community Makes a Difference

Digital Promise

Yet because they often work multiple jobs, struggling in their busy lives to make ends meet for their families, most cannot attend classes to build literacy and other needed job skills. What a difference the opportunity to learn can make.

3 Resources to Help Connect Students and Families

Digital Promise

Students were excited about learning. “What you find out very quickly as teachers is not just the power of using technology in the classroom, but the power to extend learning, to carry it beyond just the school day,” says Brian Nicol, communications coordinator and, until recently, a teacher at the Wisconsin school district. In December, the district won a $15,000 grant from Cellcom, a local cellphone company.

LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Let’s Inspire Each Other During #ISTE2016 #NotAtISTE16

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you are in Denver, I’d love the chance to meet you face-to-face and if not we can still enjoy each other’s company virtually. There are over 15,000 teachers in Denver gathering and thousands more meeting virtually using the hashtag #NotAtISTE16.

Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

The CoolCatTeacher

We had two people meet in our rooms a few years ago — Will Piper , who is at the University School of Milwaukee , and Pedro Aparicio , who is a teacher in Mexico City. Here, we provide an umbrella for these people and these organizations to network and to learn from each other.

How ‘Reality-Based Education’ Could Transform Learning

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Using the Twitter hashtag #nationbuilding , Sorrell also noted that he wanted to promote what he described as reality-based education, where students use experiential and project-based learning practices to gain real-world experiences in higher-education. in sheer number of edtech companies and dollars invested. Of those, China is a clear leader with more than $1 billion invested in edtech companies. “A The other is in the acceptance of online and mobile learning in China.

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How Academic Publishers Can Push the Boundaries of Digital Learning

Edsurge

Digital learning platforms are not, however, simply a matter of reproducing a print-first approach via high fidelity ebooks. As the financial viability of printed textbooks declines little by little, the demand for alternatives like online learning content continues to grow. Digital learning platforms are not, however, simply a matter of reproducing a print-first approach via high fidelity ebooks. Instructors of online and blended learning programs also reap the benefits.

Tech & Learning Leadership Summit: Winds of Change in the Windy City

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Nestled in the heart of downtown Chicago, Tech & Learning hosted its annual pre-ISTE Tech & Learning Leadership Summit at the W Chicago—Lakeshore hotel. SPONSOR MEETINGS I know what you’re thinking: interact with vendors?

Digital Parenting BINGO

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I created the Digital Parenting Bingo card as a way to easily show some talking points for parents that are dealing with either school-issued devices and/or personal mobile devices. Also, make sure they are not sharing their account information with friends or people they meet online.

State Leadership Working Towards Broadband Access for All

edWeb.net

They collaborate to make sure the technology and services are meeting their current and future needs. This edWebinar was hosted by SETDA and sponsored by Education Networks of America (ENA) , Kajeet , Mobile Beacon , and Parana River Group.

ASCD's #Empower18 Conference Report

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Attendees attended Learning Labs and Poster sessions facilitated by educators. The Expo Hall showcased even more edtech tools that are changing and enhancing today’s learning. Nearpod is a unique mobile learning platform designed for the synchronized use of mobile devices in education.

Reinventing The School Desk: Tip Tap Tap And The Internet of Things

Fractus Learning

Classrooms are embracing interactive whiteboards and mobile devices with enthusiasm. And as many of these technologies do not monitor student performance, learning difficulties are not tracked or identified early; preventing intervention with supplementary and personalised supports.

The future of learning spaces is open ended

eSchool News

What is the future of learning spaces? We look inside current learning spaces and look at the world; there is a big disconnect. A few years ago, I found myself designing learning spaces for new school models of learning.

Librarian Approved: 30 Ed-Tech Apps to Inspire Creativity and Creation

MindShift

With so much going on in the classroom, many teachers don’t have the time to test out various apps and find the perfect tool to meet their needs. The real promise of education technology is to redefine how students learn.

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Disruption!

Learning with 'e's

He warns that sometimes companies innovate too quickly, and end up trying to ship products that nobody is interested in. Retailing high cost products to meet the demands of the most affluent customers may not be enough to sustain a business. But what of the world of learning?

More great places, awesome people

Learning with 'e's

I had the pleasure of meeting and spending time with Doug Thomas , who with John Seely-Brown, co-authored the book 'A new culture of learning', and also had dinner with legendary author Manuel Castells. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

10Q: David White

Learning with 'e's

David White is Honourary Director General at the European Commission, and is a passionate believer in lifelong learning. In the course of these meetings, I met a lot of young officials. We have to learn to do better at that. I also learned a lot about people.