Tablets and disruptive innovation

The Christensen Institute

Tablets are great for watching videos, reading books and articles, taking pictures, or playing interactive educational games, but they falter when it comes to typing up essays or preparing other documents. And although there is a growing push for schools to go paperless, neither a tablet nor Chromebook is a perfect replacement for old-fashioned paper notebooks. When technologies are new, they often underperform at meeting customers’ needs.

?Meet Intel Education Accelerator’s Newest Cohort of EdTech Visionaries

Edsurge

Now in its second year, the four-month accelerator program offers selected companies up to $100,000 from Intel Capital—in exchange for up to six percent of equity—and provides access to GSVlabs , weekly workshops and guidance from self-selected mentors like David Min (VP of Strategic Business Innovation at the Walt Disney Company) or Ronald Chandler (former CIO for the Los Angeles Unified School District). prices on a by-school or company basis.

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iPad Pro vs. Microsoft Surface Pro 4: First Impressions on the Tablets That May Replace Your Laptop

Reading By Example

My interest in this technology stems from the promise both companies make: This is the tablet that will replace your laptop. Knowing the improved battery capacity of tablets, expecting at least a day of working on either device should not be a problem.

9 Features of EdTech Applications That Developers Should Standardize in 2019: A Wishlist for EdTech Companies Everywhere (#4 is our favorite)

My Paperless Classroom

When you see my list of must-haves you will see I am looking for ways to build more play into learning and make the time with tablets more seamlessly social. Luckily this is not a challenge teachers have to meet alone.

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6 Reasons the Intel 2 in 1 is the Perfect Fit for Effectively Designed Blended Learning Spaces #intelEdu2in1

Kleinspiration

Today’s classrooms are increasing in size, and there is an increasing need to personalize instruction for the special needs of all learners along with meeting the learning styles of the entire class. Wouldn’t it be nice if a company valued to support education beyond the physical device?

Kindergarten Kindness Superheroes and the DNA of Kindergarteners

The CoolCatTeacher

Finally, we get the feedback that we need on apps for young children and meet content standards. Now, that’s good stuff for every K-2nd grade iPad or Google Play enabled tablet! This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

iPads to Differentiate Instruction in Early Elementary Education

The CoolCatTeacher

Finally, we get the feedback that we need on apps for young children and meet content standards. Now, that’s good stuff for every K-2nd grade iPad or Google Play enabled tablet! This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

How to create effective personalized learning professional development

The Christensen Institute

What’s less known, however, is that PC makers tried for roughly a decade ahead of Apple to launch mobile tablets. No one really knew how to design a great mobile tablet because it had never been done before.

Gaming in Early Elementary Education in Australia

The CoolCatTeacher

Finally, we get the feedback that we need on apps for young children and meet content standards. Now, that’s good stuff for every K-2nd grade iPad or Google Play enabled tablet! This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

Incarcerated Students Are Used to Distance Learning. The Pandemic Still Disrupts Their Education.

Edsurge

closed to try to slow the spread of the coronavirus, many students and instructors are grappling for the first time with questions about how to sustain learning when they can’t meet face to face. We went from that to ‘Everybody gets a tablet,’” Popp says. “It’s

Eduprotocols for Littles with Jon Corippo #kinderchat

The CoolCatTeacher

Finally, we get the feedback that we need on apps for young children and meet content standards. Now, that’s good stuff for every K-2nd grade iPad or Google Play enabled tablet! This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

Why collaboration is a bad idea for developing personalized learning teachers

The Christensen Institute

What’s less known, however, is that PC makers tried for roughly a decade ahead of Apple to launch mobile tablets. No one company had enough scale across PC components to make a complete touch screen device, so companies like HP and Lenovo worked on the overall hardware architecture; Microsoft made the operating system; and a host of other companies supplied the central processors, hard drives, etc.

Motivating Teachers to Be Excellent in the K-2 Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Finally, we get the feedback that we need on apps for young children and meet content standards. Now, that’s good stuff for every K-2nd grade iPad or Google Play enabled tablet! This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

Students Speak: How Technology Can Transform Learning

Digital Promise

Today, most youth use phones, tablets, computers, and smartwatches. The lack of technology use in my classrooms is a shame considering I am in Oakland, one of the most innovative cities with an influx of tech companies.

Why collective action is the wrong approach for developing personalized learning teachers

The Christensen Institute

What’s less known, however, is that PC makers tried for roughly a decade ahead of Apple to launch mobile tablets. No one company had enough scale across PC components to make a complete touch screen device, so companies like HP and Lenovo worked on the overall hardware architecture; Microsoft made the operating system; and a host of other companies supplied the central processors, hard drives, etc.

10 priorities for K-12 IT leaders

eSchool News

The survey’s findings help to identify areas where IT leaders might need more support and assistance as they work tirelessly to meet the IT needs of administrators, teachers, and students.

10 Tips for teachers to make the most of ISTE

Neo LMS

Setting goals such as “find out new ways to connect with my students” means that you will have a strong base to plan your session attendance, talk to edtech companies, and generally have a more productive time during the days of the event. Meet NEO at ISTE 2019!

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

The CoolCatTeacher

iKross Tripod with adapters for smartphones, tablets, GoPro, and DSLR Camera – [link]. If the winner does not meet qualifications, another winner will be selected.

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Strengthening connections between home and school can make a world of difference for students

The Christensen Institute

This is also why Microsoft, ostensibly a software company, started developing the hardware for tablets. It couldn’t design an exceptional next-gen computing experience by relying on other companies to figure out the hardware side.

TONS of #RightDevice Tech Resources from @IntelEDU 's New Learning Community to Support Teachers!

Kleinspiration

I was recently contacted by Intel, a technology company that hopes to assist educators all over the world with their newest technological advancements and devices. As an added bonus, they will be donating a tablet to one of our lucky readers.

3 Resources to Help Connect Students and Families

Digital Promise

When Howard-Suamico School District went digital, giving every student in grades 3 and up tablets or laptops, the change was immediate and dramatic. In December, the district won a $15,000 grant from Cellcom, a local cellphone company. Families must meet other criteria as well, such as no outstanding bills or existing Internet service.

Celebrating ConnectED’s Achievements Toward Transforming Education

Digital Promise

Digital Promise and other nonprofit organizations including EveryoneOn and The Learning Accelerator have been working with companies and schools to ensure these programs and offers are making their way into the hands of teachers, students, and families across the country.

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COVID-19 Education Innovations Solution Spotlights in California, Pennsylvania and Louisiana

ExcelinEd

To address inequities in student access to computers, technology tools and connectivity, companies, business leaders and philanthropists in California are providing internet access and C hromebooks to hundreds of thousands of households across the state. The coalition of business, philanthropists, the Public Utilities Commission and the State Transportation A gency is a new approach to meeting student needs. . Cross-Sector Partnership to Bridge the Digital Divide in California .

Flip Grid: 6 Fun Ideas to Engage Learners in Conversation with Teryl Magee

The CoolCatTeacher

She also uses this for professional development for teachers when she’s preparing to meet them on-site. You could then turn and go on to respond and say, “Teryl, it’s so nice to meet you.

Hour of Code: How Students Can Build Their Own Apps

Ask a Tech Teacher

App developers can work for software companies, retailers, in healthcare, in the travel industry, for the entertainment industry, or in financial services. When students finish, after some setup steps, the app is available on their phone or tablet immediately.

10 Reasons Why Games Will Make You a Training Hero

The Game Agency

The Association for Talent Development (ATD) estimates that companies spent an average of $1,273 per year per employee on training. Mercer’s 2018 global talent trends survey found that “most employees want their company to offer more flexible work options.” Training games can be deployed on phones, tablets, computers and kiosks, enabling employees to play and learn when and where they want. Organizations can deploy training games on phones, tablets, computers and kiosks.

10 Ways to Publish Your Game Anywhere

The Game Agency

You can use the game you created to train your audience on your company’s history. This is a great tool to maximize live meetings and make them more fun and engaging. We can create a digital remote on your phone with our motivate meeting tool.

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Helpful Tips for Principals

Gradelink

Face Time In the business world, companies typically arrange meetings multiple times a week, sometimes daily. But unlike many companies, all of this structure within faculty meetings doesn’t allow for much open discussion.

10 Ways to Publish Your Game Anywhere

The Game Agency

You can use the game you created to train your audience on your company’s history. This is a great tool to maximize live meetings and make them more fun and engaging. We can create a digital remote on your phone with our motivate meeting tool.

4 Steps towards digital wellness for students

Neo LMS

Nowadays, very young children can have their own tablets. Otherwise, use email or meetings as an opportunity to talk to parents about the impact of excessive screen time. The media loves sensational tech stories.

Urgent: Today’s students need a digitally fluent school website

eSchool News

Across industries, companies are scrambling to keep up with the rapidly changing consumer tides—education isn’t immune to these changes. They want to be able to use their phones or tablets take care of what they need to complete from class assignments to managing their student financial aid.

Don’t Rely on Cute Apps and Games to Teach Coding. Turn to Your Students Instead.

Edsurge

So, having no idea where to begin a curriculum, they turn to so-called experts: companies that sell them products to meet new coding or STEM requirements. And many former campers are now professional coders at top technology companies. Don’t use tablets.

K–12's Digital Transformation Is Giving Libraries a Modern Makeover

EdTech Magazine

With so many school districts going one-to-one with tablets or laptops , libraries are the new meeting space for tech-enabled teamwork. Libraries may apply annually through the federal Universal Service Administrative Company for eligible components to bolster high-speed internet. . K–12's Digital Transformation Is Giving Libraries a Modern Makeover. eli.zimmerman_9856. Thu, 11/08/2018 - 12:56. Today’s school libraries are being reinvented.

How to Interest the Next Generation of Great Minds to Work in STEM Fields

Ask a Tech Teacher

Businesses such as Pacific BioStorage specialize in providing support to pharmaceutical companies, universities, federal research labs, and hospitals across the nation. I’ve had a lot of questions in the last few months about STEM (Science-Technology-Engineering-Math) in the classroom.

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6 EdTech Tools for the Future Classroom

Gaggle Speaks

For an education-focused 3D printing company, check out Printrbot, which wants to bring an affordable 3D printer to every school. It offers discounted pricing for educators to meet this goal.