Education Technology Industry Network and StartEd Will Host Ed Tech Growth Event in New York

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and New York, NY) — The Education Technology Industry Network ( ETIN ) of the Software Information Industry Association ( SIIA ), the largest non-profit software industry policy and advocacy association, announced today a partnership with StartEd Inc.,

Students Invited to Take a Peek into the Future of Mobility

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Students will also get an insiders’ tour of the University of Michigan’s Mcity , the one of a kind urban test facility where industry, government and academia come together to improve transportation, safety, sustainability and accessibility for the benefit of society.

How—and Why—We Can Improve the Future of Mobile Learning

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This development, combined with tremendous growth in mobile device usage due to improved technology, naturally led to a shift in mobile learning patterns. Despite this promising beginning, the role of mobile devices in the classroom and in education overall is still rather limited. He or she relies on his or her smartphone and other mobile devices to communicate, create content, and access and share information. You might wish to capture it on your mobile device.

TeachThought Is Looking For Interns. (Again.)

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Host a twitter chat. Write a post on blended learning in a mobile classroom. Industry InterestTeachThought Is Looking For Interns. Again.). by TeachThought Staff. Every 6 months or so, we send out a call for interns.

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Global digital tribe

Learning with 'e's

People feel free to say much more on Twitter than they would dare to say to someone face to face. Industrial society eroded the tribal gatherings of more primitive societies and redefined community.

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VR & AR in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Hall Davidson shares both simple explanations of Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) in the classroom. He has worked with ministries, school districts, and industries across the world.

Why your young students love e-learning

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They turn to other social media sites , like Instagram, Snapchat, Tumblr, Yik Yak, or Twitter. E-learning is mobile. Kids live in the same world as we do, and they keep up pretty well in terms of mobile devices ownership. Kids are our future.

K–12 Teachers Use Virtual and Augmented Reality Platforms to Teach Coding

EdTech Magazine

Coding skills are in high demand and will soon become a necessary skill for nearly all industries. A study conducted at Georgia Tech found that students who used mobile augmented reality platforms to learn coding performed better on assessments than their counterparts. . “We Twitter.

Goal: From the Heart to the Mind

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When you accomplish any of the 2015 goals with a tech tool and post in our FB group or on Twitter, you will have a chance at winning a copy of Nik Peachey’s new interactive iBook, Digital Video. Welcome to Cycle 6 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Inspire Forward ! .

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GoGuardian Develops a New AI-Enabled Cloud Filter for K–12 Schools

EdTech Magazine

GoGuardian has announced a new AI-enabled cloud-based filtering solution for K–12 schools designed to expand filtering capabilities to all mobile and personal devices connected to school networks. . Twitter. GoGuardian Develops a New AI-Enabled Cloud Filter for K–12 Schools.

Cultural hegemony and disruption

Learning with 'e's

Wikipedia is popular because it can be accessed from anywhere using a web enabled mobile phone. All mainstream TV channels have now adopted Facebook and Twitter to capture views and news from citizen journalists from news hot spots around the world, just to keep ahead of the opposition.

How K–12 Schools Have Adopted Artificial Intelligence

EdTech Magazine

The ubiquity of AI across industries leads to two key points for K–12 schools. . Please join the discussion on Twitter by using the #ConnectIT hashtag. Twitter. How K–12 Schools Have Adopted Artificial Intelligence. eli.zimmerman_9856. Thu, 01/03/2019 - 12:05.

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Goal: From the Heart to the Mind

Teacher Reboot Camp

When you accomplish any of the 2015 goals with a tech tool and post in our FB group or on Twitter, you will have a chance at winning a copy of Nik Peachey’s new interactive iBook, Digital Video. Welcome to Cycle 6 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Inspire Forward ! .

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MAD about Mattering: A New Global Collaborative App Project #steam

The CoolCatTeacher

The Next Step in Global Collaboration From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. MAD about Mattering is a new project that is a dream come true for me! Last year, my students learned to program apps using MAD-Learn and released two apps onto the app store.

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HOT QR Codes in the Classroom & Library

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A Quick Response (QR) code is a two-dimensional or 2D bar code which can be interpreted by any mobile phone with camera capabilities. QR Code Jewelry - If I weren''t so busy (and so indolent) I''d start a cottage industry of Customizable QR Code jewelry or buttons on Etsy.com.

Learn Why Edsby Is A Great Learning Management System For Your School | @Edsby

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Edsby is a robust, cloud-based, mobile learning management system that incorporates social learning, course planning, assessment management, and much more into a simple, easy to use package for the entire school community. Twitter: https://twitter.com/edsby.

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Library in Your Pocket

The Daring Librarian

The Library in Your Pocket: Mobile Trends for Libraries View more presentations from Meredith Farkas. From her slideshare: Why should we care about Mobile Devices? billion SMS messages being sent daily Over 276 million wireless users (source: CITA Wireless Industry Survey, 2009).

Pushing the Limits on Instagram in 2018

The Christensen Institute

This can be a huge opportunity for storytelling and using Instagram posts as mini blog posts or a way to feature brand or industry news. Share it on Twitter using #InstagramLimitations. Instagram for #PR: Mobile Photography Tips Tell a News Story.

StudyBlue announces annual teacher appreciation program “Thank a Teacher a Latte.”

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Mobile and social study platform, StudyBlue today announced the launch of its annual teacher appreciation program “Thank a Teacher a Latte.” As the largest digital library of peer-sourced study materials, StudyBlue is inviting students, parents and industry leaders nationwide to join in building a virtual Wall of Thanks to give back to the educators who have made a difference in their lives. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Virtual Reality (VR) as a New Educational Paradigm

The CoolCatTeacher

Enrique Cachafeiro on episode 204 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Right now we have a very established, traditional, industrial age paradigm for instruction — that is not budging, for all that we do.

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News literacy tools: Advice, four sites and a new app (Swiipe)

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Among the ten key trends Pew researchers gathered from among their research reports on social and news media were: Use of mobile devices for news continues to grow. The Paperboy also offers an Android App and is offered as a Mobile version.

Why K–12 Districts Should Use HCI to Improve Their Data Centers

EdTech Magazine

Across industries, hyperconvergence has seen a marked increase as IT managers look for ways to juggle network speed and security with low infrastructure costs. . Mobile Workload: The flexibility of HCI means its much easier to migrate workloads across platforms. . Twitter.

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Friday 5 — 4.1.2016

Perry Hewitt

If the headlines you scroll through in your Facebook or Twitter feed seem remarkably similar, there’s a good reason for that. Low-res live video captured via mobile was all the rage last year with Meerkat and then Periscope, and recently Facebook Live videos seem to be everywhere.

Part 5… STEM Resource Series… Over 70 Stemtastic Sites

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As always, I invite you to follow me on twitter ( @ mjgormans ). Project Breaker – Discover a mission to drive social innovation and alternative learning by mobilizing interdisciplinary teams of young creative collaborators to help solve the world’s most pressing problems.

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CUE Presents the LeRoy’s Big Idea 2017 Finalists

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We (my 8th grade STEM class and I) want to create a mobile STEM Lab that we can bring to classes. The lab needs to be mobile so we would purchase 2 Stanley rolling tool carts. We no longer live in an industrial economy. CUE is you, the educators.

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Fuel Education’s Stride and Summit Math Adaptive Solutions Win BESSIE Award

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Stride is a mobile supplemental learning tool that inspires students to practice concepts in math, language arts, reading, and science through gaming "brain breaks" and rewards. To learn more, visit fueleducation.com and Twitter.

Tales from the Road: Highlights from a Tour of Districts in the League of Innovative Schools

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CARES also has partnerships with local companies in industries like construction, marketing, and retail, where students are trained in jobs skills for which they have shown aptitude and interest. The district is in their second year of its digital transformation, affectionately named “iChampion,” which leverages the power and mobility of technology to create a personalized, student-centric environment.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 36 Edition)

Doug Levin

" Tagged on: September 8, 2017 So easy, a child can do it: 15% of Americans think a grade-schooler can hack a school | Radware → According to cybersecurity vendor Radware, the education sector is among the least ready of any industry to withstand a cyber-attack. Twitter not your thing?

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 36 Edition)

Doug Levin

" Tagged on: September 8, 2017 So easy, a child can do it: 15% of Americans think a grade-schooler can hack a school | Radware → According to cybersecurity vendor Radware, the education sector is among the least ready of any industry to withstand a cyber-attack. Twitter not your thing?

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7 Ways to Use ThingLink UnPlugged

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

The images were created by participants using the ThingLink App and a mobile device. In addition, here's a quick list to help you connect via Twitter.

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Fuel Education Enables Polk County, Florida Students to Self-Enroll in District Online Courses

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FuelEd’s Student Enrollment Portal is mobile-friendly, easy for students and families to use, and helps schools retain valuable education funding. Students and their families can access the app from any mobile device to select and register for their desired courses.

Trends to watch in 2016: technologies

Bryan Alexander

Mobile ecosystems We continue our migration into the mobile world, with ever-growing use of smartphones and changes in web design. Other mobile initiatives are working, from fitness trackers to smart watches to medical tools to digitally-enabled cloth.

Why Teacher Recruitment Needs to Change

Insight Education Group

In Utah, Governor Gary Herbert addressed his state’s teacher shortage recently with the following plea to his fellow residents via Twitter: "Consider becoming a teacher; it is a noble profession.". In addition, 45% of job seekers use their mobile devices every day in their job search.

21 Things Every 21st Century Educator Should Try This Year (2018 Version)

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Many of the updates come from trends I’ve seen not only in education but also in the workplace like these Top 10 Skills Needed for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (from the World Economic Forum). In 2014 I wrote what would be my most popular blog post ever.

30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom

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Planned obsolescence of mobile technology. Falling cost of mobile devices, which impacts what’s affordable, who shows up to school with what on their own, school budgets, etc. 30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom. by Terry Heick.

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. Joining her onstage were three male industry executives: Anant Agarwal (CEO of edX), Ben Wallerstein (CEO of Whiteboard Advisors) and Dave Clayton (senior vice president of consumer insights at Strada Education Network).

The Stories We've Been Told (in 2017) about Education Technology

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I’ve called this “the Top Ed-Tech Trends,” but this has never been an SEO-optimized list of products that the ed-tech industry wants schools or parents or companies to buy (or that it claims schools and parents and companies are buying). Mobile Learning. Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2017: The Stories We’ve Been Told.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 14 Edition)

Doug Levin

On twitter, I also ponder the trend of tech-savvy teachers increasingly resembling NASCAR drivers, proudly wearing digital uniforms on social media full of sponsored messages as proof of expertise: Why do some in K-12 define #edtech expertise by # of tech company certifications acquired? Tagged on: April 3, 2017 Plan to upgrade internet in public schools died even after push from governor, others | The Advocate → My questions: What was the telecom industry stance on this initiative?

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How Machine Learning and the Cloud Can Rescue IT From the Plumbing Business

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We were also able to include a lot more features than would have been possible otherwise and to test it heavily on a wide variety of mobile devices. He reads up on software architecture, data science, and other interests and keeps a few curated Twitter lists to stay current. “I Not So Standard Deviations , which discusses the latest happenings in data science in academia and industry. Many educational institutions maintain their own data centers.

Give Teachers Credit: They Know Learning Is Social

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Companies] are trying to cut and paste solutions they built for one industry and sell them to teachers and administrators because they feel the market is hot. They are trying to cut and paste solutions they built for one industry and sell them to teachers and administrators because they feel the market is hot. Teachers in 2017 are more likely to learn from a Twitter chat for education than most “sit and get” professional development sessions hosted by their school or district.