LET’S GO BEHIND THE MASK!

Discovery Education

Meet the characters who will be featured in our new Virtual Field Trip, Discover the Spider-Verse. Meet Miles Morales , he is a new kind of hero. Meet Gwen Stacy, she is spunky, free-spirited 15-year-old and in her world, she is known as Spider-Gwen.

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From radios to electric vehicles, targeting “nonconsumers” pays off

The Christensen Institute

Nonconsumers are a fertile market for Disruptive Innovations to take root, as Sony proved in the 1950s, and low-speed electric vehicle (LSEV) makers are showing today. Sony, teenagers, and the advent of the pocket radio.

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How I Spent My Summer Vacation

The Playground Advocate

I had such a great time traveling our state and meeting so many fellow educators. I am still very proud to be a member of this group, and the content that they are contributing to the educational technology conversation continues to affirm for me Sony''s commitment to educators.

Meet Some Heroes at This Week's Connected Educator Cafe Sessions

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The format is informal and the goal is for you to meet and get to know some of your online heroes, as well as to recap learnings from the day’s events and to look ahead to what’s next in CEM. Kathy Schrock : Educational Technologist, DEN Guru, Adobe Ed Leader, Google Certified Teacher, Sony Ed Ambassador ( kathy@kathyschrock.net ) Shannon Miller : Teacher Librarian, Mom & Wife who loves connecting, creating, collaborating & change.

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In emerging markets, integrate integrate integrate

The Christensen Institute

That’s one of the questions I asked in my first meeting with Deepak Singhal, CEO of Tolaram Africa, after he told me that he knew more about electricity generation than food. From past entrepreneurs such as Henry Ford of Ford Motor Company and Akio Morita of Sony, Inc.

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The Wild and Amazing World of Augmented Reality

Ask a Tech Teacher

If your goal is to create lifelong learners inspired by knowledge, AR, in its infancy, holds the seeds for meeting that goal.

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A how-to guide for taking the guesswork out of innovation in emerging markets

The Christensen Institute

Sony founder Akio Morita actually advised against market research, urging instead to “carefully watch how people live, get an intuitive sense as to what they might want and then go with it.”. How can you build a successful business when potential customers are barely making ends meet?

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What nonconsumption means for investors and managers in emerging markets

The Christensen Institute

As such, executives need to create a new business unit that is designed to meet their specific needs. Companies such as Kia and Hyundai in South Korea and Sony, Toyota, and Honda in post-war Japan targeted nonconsumption in the 1960s and effectively helped develop their economies.

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IPEVO VZ-R HDMI/USB Dual Mode 8MP Document Camera

Kathy Schrock

USING THE IPEVO DOC CAMERA FOR REMOTE LEARNING The IPEVO VZ-R HDMI/USB , using the USB mode, can be used to support remote teaching, learning, and meetings. IPEVO has been offering document cameras for schools for many years.

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This Workforce Partnership Trains Tech Talent. Can It Boost Civic Engagement Too?

Edsurge

That forced him to sit in the front row of a session where he would meet Deborah Acosta, then San Leandro’s chief innovation officer. Roughly 200 local employers, including Kaiser Permanente, OSISoft, Sony and Typeform, have also participated. SAN LEANDRO, Calif. —

Impatient with universities’ slow pace of change, employers go around them

The Hechinger Report

Scott Gordon had just arrived in his job as provost of Eastern Washington University when an alumnus approached him at a meet-and-greet in the Skyline Ballroom of Spokane’s Hotel RL. It usually manages to fill just two or three of those positions, Soni said. Soni is more blunt. “We’ve

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Is disruptive innovation driving K-12 privatization?

The Christensen Institute

Steel and RCA were toppled by upstarts like Nucor and Sony. When it comes to schooling, most parents value not just the academic learning that schools provide, but also the caretaking role that schools meet for working parents. If you’ve followed the K–12 education dialogue over the last decade, then you’re probably familiar with the term “disruptive innovation.”

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Edtech Bootstrapping 101: A Survival Story

Edsurge

As a former video game designer for Sony Playstation, I’m pretty sure this is going to be easy. A CodaKid Minecraft Modding class meets at our Old Town Scottsdale academy in 2016. We try crowdfunding through Kickstarter but are unable to meet our funding goals.

Mix2Go: Inside The World’s Smallest 3D Mix Facility

techlearning

Firstly, it had to meet Dolby Atmos technical specifications, enabling the studio to produce not only standard stereo and 5.1 Currently, Mix2Go’s Studio A is fully equipped to meet Atmos specifications — the pair expects to bring Studio B up to Atmos specifications soon.

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How to Use Virtual Reality and Google Expeditions in the Classroom

Shake Up Learning

Sony’s PlayStation VR is not to be used by children under the age of 12. This could be a fun experiment during a department meeting! The post How to Use Virtual Reality and Google Expeditions in the Classroom appeared first on Shake Up Learning.

WHAT’S NEW

techlearning

It was designed to meet the needs of larger classrooms while still remaining compact and lightweight. Sony ( pro.sony.com ) is adding five new WUXGA resolution models to its family of laser light source projectors.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via Recode : “ Google CEO Sundar Pichai canceled an all-hands meeting about gender controversy due to employee worries of online harassment.” ” Via Techcrunch : “ Sony wants to digitize education records using the blockchain.” (National) Education Politics. The AP interviews US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos , who laments “she didn’t decry racism enough.”

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via Inside Higher Ed : “ University of Oregon officials offer to pardon students who drowned out the president’s speech last month if they meet with administrators.” ” That is, some schools are having “ scrum meetings ,” or something. ” Also via The Chronicle : “At Educause Meeting, IT Professionals Discuss Misconceptions on Campuses.” Via Techcrunch : “Sony reboots Aibo with AI and extra kawaii.”

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'Robots Are Coming For Your Jobs'

Hack Education

” One week later, Flatiron School was acquired by WeWork , a company that runs co-working spaces, meet-ups, and now a private K–12 school to teach entrepreneurship – “the new economy” indeed. Sony’s in the business.

Education Technology and the History of the Future of Credentialing

Hack Education

The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior College (ACCJC), the accreditor for California’s community colleges, lost its appeal to the Department of Education in January and will have a year to resolve the issues surrounding its not meeting federal accreditation standards. In February, Sony issued a press release, “ vowing ” to bring the blockchain to education in the form of a new testing platform.