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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

In DC, Teachers Run the Jail. It’s Turning Inmates Into Students.

Edsurge

He reads e-books and takes courses using a tablet computer. She purchased tablets to offer short-term learning opportunities to transient inmates. A pilot program would test the use of tablets in combining online education with classroom teaching in a prison setting.

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 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.

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 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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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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

Learning to learn: A skill set for the 21st century student

Neo LMS

Fast Company collected a few jobs of the future that might have a plausible existence, but who knows how the world will look like in 2036? Companies expect all their employees to know how to communicate well and are sometimes surprised at the number of young people who prove the contrary.

Higher ed conference survival guide – 13 tips to make your time count

Nureva

It might be seeing the tech advancements on display every year, from companies large and small. For example, if you’re heading to Denver this month for EDUCAUSE, the EDUCAUSE app lets you schedule meetings and message other conference attendees.

School’s Out for the Latest Y Combinator Batch, and Here’s What Its Edtech Graduates Are Up to

Edsurge

Seven of the 134 companies in this batch provide education services—which is a similar percentage from the last cohort. In this latest cohort of edtech companies, only one is aimed at being used in classrooms. Here’s what that one classroom-facing company is offering, and what the other six edtech startups hope to accomplish off the school campus. The husband-and-wife duo behind the company, Aparna and Deepak Ramanathan, come from different backgrounds.

Apple’s Strongest Case to Reclaim the Education Market Is Not the New iPad

Edsurge

That was how bubbly Apple employees, decked out in the green-and-yellow outfits that matched the colors of Lane Tech College Prep in Chicago, welcomed arrivals to the company’s highly-anticipated education event this morning. That Apple chose this selective magnet school as the site for its latest product showcase—rather than, say, the San Francisco Moscone Center or its Cupertino headquarters—reflects the company’s renewed focus on the education market. “We

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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.

It gets easier to be green. How certain projectors become a smart environmental choice.

techlearning

Shop Smart Although it can be tricky to determine how truly green your choices are, a quick scan of awards can offer a handful of options that will meet not only your school’s needs, but the earths.

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Best of Infocomm Winners

techlearning

The newest member of the company’s classroom-based recording family provides the automation and high-quality capture Mediasite is known for in a compact, affordable device, ensuring even more students never miss a lecture.

Technology Is Helping Prison Education Programs Scale. What’s the Catch?

Edsurge

Several have started their own companies. Students enrolled through the Pell Grant use tablets and laptops to receive instruction and complete assignments, though they are never given access to the “open internet,” he says.

The potential, promise and pitfalls of blended learning in India

The Hechinger Report

And many of the public, government-run schools – where 70 percent of all children study – have no computers or tablets. Mindspark ’s program explains basic concepts to students that then allow them to proceed at their own pace on tablets and computers.

LIVE: Access All Of Your Files On All Of Your Devices Using @Microsoft_EDU OneNote | @MSOneNote

TeacherCast

One of my favorite moments at ISTE 2015 came while interviewing the OneNote team and I had the opportunity to meet the guys who actually CREATE Microsoft OneNote. Its flagship hardware products are the Xbox game consoles and the Microsoft Surface tablet lineup.

Why I’m Optimistic About the Next Wave of Education Technology

Edsurge

Although the pessimists correctly observe that many questionable edtech startups have been over-funded and over-hyped these past few years (and some of the biggest are likely to crash to Earth in the near future), it’s simultaneously true that the next decade is likely to see the birth and growth of some of the most transformative education companies of this century. In 2002, our team at Microsoft Education created an LMS for a world where every teacher and student had a tablet computer.

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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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ABCmouse launches school-centered platform for K-2

eSchool News

Age of Learning has launched ABCmouse for Schools , a scalable solution to meet the pre-K through 2nd grade needs of school districts and school groups in the U.S. ABCmouse for Schools builds on the company’s ABCmouse.com Early Learning Academy, a digital education resource for early learners.

Class Dojo real-time behavior feedback platform Apps get updates

Educational Technology Guy

This new feature meets one of teachers’ biggest needs: to be able to use ClassDojo in settings outside of the classroom - for example, in lunchrooms, the playground, on field trips, and even just in classrooms with poor Wi-Fi connections.