SITE, the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education, is an international association of teacher educators (and affiliated organizations) who create and disseminate knowledge about the use of information technology in teacher education and faculty/staff development. SITE promotes research, scholarship, collaboration, exchange, and support among its membership.
During my thirty-five years as a Silicon Valley software entrepreneur, I’ve seen multiple technology revolutions occur, many of which have given rise to dozens of mega companies from Microsoft and Oracle to Google and Facebook. Education, however, has been a puzzle. There has been no mega-break
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Ed tech from a business standpoint...interesting stuff.
Calling all budding engineers, mechanics, architects, designers and 3D printing enthusiasts! Leading industrial 3D printer manufacturer Stratasys is officially accepting applications for the Stratasys 2015 Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge. The 11th annual challenge is split into categories that are open to students in middle school, high school, and through various university and post-secondary degree …
Fox News Volunteers use 3D printers to create inexpensive prosthetics Fox News An online organization of more than 1,500 volunteers is using 3D printers to produce prosthetic hands or fingers for people around the world who need them.
Tech Gen Mag Merging art with virtual reality, Tilt Brush lets you paint in 3D Tech Gen Mag The speculation surrounding the potential success and relevance of the Oculus Rift, or any other iteration of virtual reality technology, has once and for...
TechRadar UK Oculus Rift in the classroom: Immersive education's next level ZDNet Barbara Mikolajczak is an information technology professor at Boston College who teaches a 4th to 6th grade after-school “immersive education” class in which virtual...
Since only one in 10 schools offer computer programming classes, bringing coding into the classroom often means teachers must start from scratch. So we asked educators to offer their best tips for getting started.
USA TODAY College Bills in Congress could mean equal digital access for disabled students USA TODAY College The Technology, Education and Accessibility in College and Higher Education Act (TEACH Act), introduced late last year, and an August...
VentureBeat The gospel of virtual reality according to Oculus Engadget He's been thinking about creating virtual worlds since the early '90s, and is a VR evangelist of the highest order. I mean that as a compliment.
Geek Oculus CEO Says the Heart of VR Will Always Be Gaming GameSpot "For a very long time the heart and soul of what drives virtual reality is going to be a video game 3D engine," Iribe told Games Industry International.
Hypergrid Business Lowest-cost regions are now in Canada Hypergrid Business As of today, if you are looking for the lowest-host regions in OpenSim, you have to go to Canada — specifically, to The Great Canadian Grid.
Robert Anton Wilson's Cosmic Trigger, and the psychedelic interstellar future ... Boing Boing Of course, a new Internet waits in the wings, and virtual reality, augmented reality and the Internet of Things will soon make the Web look parochial.
David W. Deeds's insight:
Check this out...especially Internet of Things fans.
A lot of kids have big dreams about what they want to do as adults -- whether that’s become a professional athlete or a teacher -- but no idea of what it takes to get there. Here are ideas on how to help them find their aspirations.
The Oculus Rift VR headset is a pretty popular piece of hardware, especially given that it hasn't actually been commercially released yet, but it remains primarily what you might call an "indie darling." Frontier Developments' Elite: Dangerous is absolutely thrilling on the Rift, for instance (or so I've heard), but none of the big publishers appear to be getting behind it in any mean