In the News: On Sony Pursuing Blockchain Applications for Education

Doug Levin

Sony Vows to Bring ‘Blockchain’ Tech to Education. The post In the News: On Sony Pursuing Blockchain Applications for Education appeared first on EdTech Strategies. As quoted in: Cavanagh, Sean. Will It Take Hold in K-12? EdWeek Market Brief. 25 February 2016.

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Sony launches high-end visual display technology

eSchool News

At InfoComm 2016, Sony will highlight its display capabilities in a big way, focusing on upgrading the landscape for large-scale visual entertainment. The canvas also features Sony’s unique pixel drive circuitry, to achieve fast video response with a frame rate of 120fps.

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Sony, Edmodo, partner on math challenge

eSchool News

Sony’s Global Math Challenge will expand to more than 190 countries. Sony Global Education, Inc. By working with Edmodo, Sony Global Education will make its Global Math Challenge, a worldwide online math competition, accessible to teachers and students in over 190 countries.

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New Sony Digital Tools Will Help Promote Active Learning

EdTech Magazine

By Meghan Bogardus Cortez Projectors and a new collaboration tool could add flexibility to K–12 classrooms. Classroom Collaboration Hardware Management Personalized Learning Projectors Team Collaboration

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Sony pro compact camcorder delivers 4K production

eSchool News

Sony’s newest 4K camcorder, the PXW-Z150, combines enhanced low-light performance and multiple file transfer options in a compact design for professionals who need to quickly and easily shoot, edit and deliver broadcast-quality content. New PXW-Z150 with 1.0

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Why health care startups need a disruptive value network

The Christensen Institute

Sony and Panasonic entered the market with cheap, portable products using solid-state transistors. Wal-Mart and Kmart, on the other hand, matched the high-volume, low-margin business that Sony and Panasonic could profit from.

Charting the future of competency-based education policy

The Christensen Institute

For example, Sony began to disrupt RCA back in the 1950s and 60s by creating a portable low-cost transistor radio as an alternative to vacuum tube powered tabletop radios. Sony’s innovation only reached the hands of eager teenage buyers, however, through new distribution channels, such as the newly-minted Walmart chain. Its symbiotic relationship with a new distributor was vital to Sony’s success.

Senses working overtime

Learning with 'e's

The emergence of personal visor technologies such as Facebook's Oculus Rift , Sony's Project Morpheus and other similar wearables will more likely make the above scenario, or any similarly fantastic context possible. A man walks into a bar, and is surprised to see a horse serving drinks.

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How I Spent My Summer Vacation

The Playground Advocate

If you haven''t seen it already, I hope you will check this out: Me with fellow SEA, Kyle Pace I also had the opportunity to stay among the ranks of the Sony Education Ambassadors which grew in numbers through a second on-boarding at ISTE this Summer.

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KOOV Robotics: An All-In-One Solution For Teaching Robotics In The Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

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"The Class" - A Film to Teach and Inspire

Edutopia

Photo credit: © Sony Pictures Classics, 2008 Mark Phillips Classroom Management Mark Phillips draws compelling case studies (for both students and teachers) from a masterful French film about the tensions and possibilities in a multicultural classroom

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Interactive Tabletop Shows Promise in Education

EdTech Magazine

By Meg Conlan A new Sony prototype projector transforms any surface into an interactive display, giving new meaning to the phrase “hands-on learning.”.

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Breaking into Japan’s Ed-Tech Market Is an Education for Companies

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Japan brought us Nintendo and Sony, among other well-known technology companies. So it was with high expectations that I went to Japan to visit our sales distribution partners to learn more about the Japanese market for education technology.

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5 ways virtual reality is being used in education right now

FETC Converge

Considering Sony Playstation’s virtual reality headset sold out in pre-order last week, most of us are aware that virtual reality (VR) technology is hot right now. New polls, studies delve into how educators and researchers are using virtual reality today. But outside of just hearing about the hype, what is education actually doing with this technology—if anything? Read more at eCampus News. Uncategorized digital resources Google Cardboard K-12 Technology infrastructure virtual reality

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How “blockchain” technology could influence education

eSchool News

Sony Global Education sims to build a new, widely applicable educational infrastructure that enables diverse methods of evaluation, open sharing of academic proficiency and progress records.

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Catching the sharing economy wave: Office space

The Christensen Institute

Sony, however, had other ideas. Sony used the transistor to create a less sophisticated, 12-inch black and white portable television, targeted towards people who could not afford other models.

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Can Virtual Reality Improve Education?

EdTech4Beginners

For example, Sony Playstation VR software and designs have evolved dramatically over the past few years, seeking to create a more comfortable and natural experience for users. When most people think of virtual reality (VR), video-gaming is probably the first thought that comes to mind.

The Two Guys Show #25: Authors' Panel

Two Guys and Some iPads

She began her career in Japan where she penned everything from technical papers, marketing collateral and ESL textbooks to speeches for SONY''s Akio Morita. Welcome to the 25th episode of The Two Guys Show on the EdReach Network!

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KidZania: Hands-On Kid Sized Cities Coming To America

EdNews Daily

KidZania’s current industry partners include British Airways, Coca Cola, Mitsubishi Motors, Honda, Johnson & Johnson, Sony, Kellogg’s, H&M and Fuji Film. . The world’s fastest growing experiential learning center for children is coming to the U.S.,

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5 ways virtual reality is being used in education right now

eSchool News

Considering Sony Playstation’s VR headset sold out in pre-order last week, most of us are aware that virtual reality (VR) technology is hot right now.

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

The Hechinger Report

The Kelley School of Business at Indiana University, for example, is in the market for five or six new faculty hires per year in data, business analytics and other fast-growing disciplines, said Ash Soni, executive associate dean of academic programs. Soni is more blunt. “We’ve

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7 VR Glasses for Young Pioneers of Virtual Worlds

Fractus Learning

Sony PlayStation VR (Requires PlayStation 4). The Sony PlayStation VR is the next great leap forward for video game consoles. From Star Trek’s Holodeck through to The Matrix, virtual reality was for decades just a dream of science fiction.

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What nonconsumption means for investors and managers in emerging markets

The Christensen Institute

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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8 tips for your best Google Expeditions VR pilot

eSchool News

But as companies such as Google, Samsung and Sony expand their virtual reality tools and content, the technology’s use in education is becoming more and more real.

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7 of the Best Headphones For Kids

Fractus Learning

Sony MDR/222KD Children’s Headphones. Simple and inexpensive headphones for kids with volume limiting capabilities made by Sony, a brand everyone knows.

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This activity is the most important component of your nation’s GDP

The Christensen Institute

Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz argues that Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is no longer the right measure for success , and provides compelling reasons for why the GDP measure alone is not complete.

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“Why would you want to learn computer science? It’s so you can solve problems in other domains.” – Mark DeLoura, USA

Daily Edventures

A leading figure in the global video game industry, DeLoura has worked at some of the largest game companies in the world, including Sony and Nintendo, and served as Editor-in-Chief of Game Developer Magazine.

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2,589 Classic MS-DOS Video Games You Can Play From Your Browser

TeachThought - Learn better.

The presciently-named Beneath Apple Manor was published in 1978, but MS-DOS releases within the archive continued until 1999, even as console systems from Sega, Sony, Microsoft, and more found mass appeal. 2,589 Classic MS-DOS Video Games You Can Play From Your Browser. by TeachThought Staff.

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Data Security and Implications for Physical Security

Leadership Lounge

As districts transport and present data into the cloud, this can present some challenges as large providers such as Sony, Yahoo, etc. As Cyberscurity Awareness Month kicks off, the consequences of a cyber attack are playing out in America's heartland.

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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. If you’ve followed the K–12 education dialogue over the last decade, then you’re probably familiar with the term “disruptive innovation.” Edtech entrepreneurs and school choice advocates sometimes invoke it as an indomitable force that will redeem and transform broken school systems.

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The Wild and Amazing World of Augmented Reality

Ask a Tech Teacher

The poster child for a cutting-edge classroom over the years has included computers (back in your mom’s schooldays), iPads (a surprisingly long time ago), 3D printing, Maker Space, and G Suite. By now, those have all been mainstreamed, with savvy parents asking, “What else do you offer?”

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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. This week we continue our evening Connected Cafe sessions nightly from 7:30 to 8:30 PM US-Eastern Daylight Time.

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My #EduBroAwards Nominations

The Playground Advocate

Best excuse to ditch a conference and play with a new toy: @twilhelmus @lesliefisher and @jeffTron71 testing out Sony products at EPCOT- [link] Best non-education Twitter Chat that educators should check out: #DThink Most likely to change the world through optimism: Shelly Terrell- @ShellTerrell.

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How AI is changing special education

Neo LMS

It replaced Sony’s AIBO robot in the niche, and elite robot sporting event known as The Standard Platform League, it is also being tested by Mitsubishi as a replacement for customer service agents in its banks.

Four Ways to Keep Track of Who Uses eReaders

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

and Sony. Interested in who uses eReaders? Here are four ways to keep track: 1. Read reports and surveys of research organizations.

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They Put A GoPro On A Balloon That Went To The Stratosphere

TeachThought - Learn better.

Payload: GoPro Hero3, Sony Camcorder, Samsung Galaxy Note II phone. by TeachThought Staff. Want to hear an amazing story involving 3D printers, hikers, the atmosphere, and more than a little bit of luck?

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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. The post How to Use Virtual Reality and Google Expeditions in the Classroom appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Virtual Reality in the Classroom – Part 2. This post is sponsored by Samsung.

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What is the Difference between a Podcast and Radio? | #EDUPodcasting #PodcastPD

TeacherCast

Best practices of sharing a podcast * Podcasting for Free in the Classroom Links of Interest * [link] ([link] * [link] ([link] * Sony SoundForge (Audio Recording/Editing) * Mackie Mixers * Spreaker.com ([link]. Rob Greenly from the New Media Show stops by the show to discuss the differences between Radio and Podcasting. Educational Podcasting Today is a weekly podcast that celebrates podcasters and podcasting.

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Android Apps Anyone?

A Principal's Reflections

Well things recently changed as I got my hands on what I think might be the hottest and most exciting Android tablets to hit the market - the Sony Xperia Z. Ever since becoming connected in March 2009 I have relied on two primary mobile devices.

They Put A GoPro On A Balloon That Went To The Stratosphere

TeachThought - Learn better.

Payload: GoPro Hero3, Sony Camcorder, Samsung Galaxy Note II phone. They Put A GoPro On A Balloon That Went To The Stratosphere. by TeachThought Staff. Want to hear an amazing story involving 3D printers, hikers, the atmosphere, and more than a little bit of luck?

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