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CT asks three leading advocates of open education to evaluate the impact of the DIY U movement on traditional brick-and-mortar institutions.
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Remember those portable pico projectors that one thought would be all the rage when they were released some time back? Sad to say, those devices remained a niche device, and never really took off in terms of popularity.
Technology is a tool that can be used to help teachers facilitate learning experiences that address the diverse learning needs of all students and help them develop 21st Century Skills.
http://www.DadDoes.Com Here is a first look at the Meep! Tablet for kids from Oregon Scientific. Price should be about $149 and due out Fall 2012. Runs Andro...
The Ninja Block is controlled with “if this then that” style tasks and connects your things to the web (Dropbox, Twitter, & more).
More online classes just one tech trend for collegesUtica Observer Dispatch“Students nowadays are visual learners,” said Jim Lynch, MVCC's director of educational technology.
Toronto StarSt. Andrew's College leads with technology in its classroomsToronto StarKristin Rushowy Education Reporter At this Aurora school, the students use technology as much inside the classroom as they do outside of it.
The classroom has traditionally been a place of by-the-books learning: you sharpen your pencil, you write math formulas on a paper, you turn that paper in for a grade. In fact, the smell and feel of paper has been central to the learning experience for as long as schools have been established. Times are changing, however, and education is now feeling the pressure of widespread technological proliferation heralded by companies like Apple and Microsoft.
Clearly there is a lot of buzz around iPads in schools at the moment. You can’t log on to the Web without reading about another school or entire district or department investing massive coin in a sparkling set of the Wonder Tablets, excited that they will cure all the ills of the current education systems around the world. From reading my blog, you would be no doubt convinced that I am very much in this Pro-iPad camp. Make no mistake I am.
Many of your users are coasting along without adequate computer knowledge. Help them close the gap by sharing this list of essential skills.
EON Creator lets users easily build engaging simulations for training and education.
A school’s wager on computer technology as a pedagogic panacea is often just that: a blind gamble, and one that evidence shows is hardly safe.
I am currently in New York as I write this, having returned from a brilliant week spent at the Harvard Business School in Boston...
Microsoft research has unveiled a new research project that enables a 3D interactive desktop using a Samsung-made transparent OLED and a Kinect camera. The idea is that the user types on a keyboard that sits behind the ...
Blogger Andrew Miller offers some strategies for making the model work, including appropriate reflection, technology considerations, creating a need to know and more.
What Tips or Tricks are missing from this list? Show us how much you know about your iPad...Add your tips in the comments area.
Dr. Richard Curwin offers the three most important and easiest to implement alternatives to rewards, incentives, bribes and other harmful gimmicks.
Financial Times5 new revelations about on-the-job gadget usageSmartPlanet.com (blog)The main theme of these research tidbits: most IT organizations are thoroughly unprepared to manage the smartphones and tablets and other gadgets that their...
Using infrared (IR) light pens and the Wii Remote, it is possible to create very low-cost multi-point interactive whiteboards and multi-point tablet displays...
I have been asked by a few different people to boil down the "essence" of teaching with technology, whatever that means. I doubt this is what they meant, but this is what they got, and I share it...
Have you ever sat down in front of your computer, expecting a lot of work to be done in a certain amount of time, only to find that you have done nothing work-related at all? Or that you’ve done a lot — just not what you planned to do?
Things are changing around us very dramatically, very quickly. The world is becoming more interconnected, the environment is becoming less stable, and technology is continuously altering our relationship to information. Changing global conditions demand that we rethink what, but even more important, how and where we learn. We need education for the 21st century.
With an overview of the educational uses of cell phones (the Gr8 8, below), students will determine how they will choose to use their cell phones for educational purposes. Contracts for tools will be developed by students and the result will be a plan for educational uses of cell phones
Boston.comChallenge to schools: Embracing digital textbooksBusinessWeekBy KIMBERLY HEFLING Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Federal Communications Commission chairman Julius Genachowski on Wednesday challenged schools and companies to get digital...
Internet and new forms of education technologies will bring a paradigm shift in terms of generating knowledge pool and creating global knowledge sharing platforms in years to come, said HRD Minister Kapil Sibal today.