Lucy Gray

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9 IT Best Practices for BYOD Districts

Mobile Computing<p>Districts with successful bring your own device programs share their key strategies for rolling out and managing student-owned …

Advice from educators at Hillsborough Township School District: realizing impact with Google for Education

article<p>en_US<p>https://cloud.googleblog.com/2014/05/advice-from-educators-at-hillsborough.html<p>Official Google Cloud …

School district goes gaga for Google -- Chromebooks, tablets and services, oh my!

Students nowadays are very blessed to have so much inexpensive technology at their fingertips. When I was a young boy in elementary school, I had to …

New Chromebooks: in more shapes, sizes and colors

Posted by Bill Brougher, Director, Chrome OS Partner Engineering (Cross-posted on the Google Chrome Blog ) Spring has finally arrived in ...

Google Announces New 'Classroom' Tools

Edtech Business<p>Google Announces New 'Classroom' Tools<p>By Tony Wan     May 6, 2014<p>Google<p>Related Stories<p>Why Solving the Teacher Shortage Is Critical for …

Zachary Levi and 'Sesame Street' Want You to Unplug and Go Outside

Stop snapping selfies and look up at the spectacular world around you.<p>Zachary Levi and <i>Sesame Street</i>'s Bert know that a day in the park doesn't need a …

9 new features in Google+ for Android

<b>9 new features in Google+ for Android</b><p>1. Auto Awesome Stories now combine your photos, videos and the places you visit into beautiful travelogues. You can read more at http://goo.gl/JGgzil.<p>2. Auto Awesome Movies are now available on Android, iOS and the web, so lots more people will receive highlight reels of their photos and videos. Here’s one example: http://goo.gl/9ljcdj.<p>3. You can now create animated GIFs and photobooth-style images on demand. Just tap the new plus button in Photos, and …

iPadpalooza

Leaders of Learning

https://prod-discovery.edx-cdn.org/media/course/image/9174e129-e6f3-4bc8-8a12-ea286d670e71-dbef327d73bc.small.jpg<p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XIWUOj …

Education Research Reviews: Resource Roundup

Resources by Topic:<p>Research Behind Our Core Strategies<p>Access all of our recent research reports, including the package on our award-winning research …

New $199 Toshiba Windows tablet shows why Surface Mini isn’t needed

Toshiba is showing Microsoft(s msft) how to aggressively price a tablet. The company launched an 8-inch slate on Tuesday that has a quad-core Intel …

6 Technologies That Will Have a Major Impact on K-12 Education

Ed Tech Trends | News<p>What do learning analytics and wearable gadgets have in common? They're both technologies that will have a have an important …

Analyzing iPad Myths in Education

<b>Are you still trying to fight for iPads in your school?</b><p>Many obstacles that iPad cynics attempt to put in place when discussing a roll-out are based …

21 Super Inspiring Quotes for Leaders

From Steve Jobs to Sheryl Sandberg to Sam Walton to Oprah, the thoughts of these great achievers will lift your mood--and elevate your game.<p>No one ever said that leading a business is easy--it's not. In fact, it can be frightening, exasperating, challenging, harrowing, and exhausting. When you feel …

Motivation

Watch Digital Natives Get Stumped by the Apple II

Community<p>Watch Digital Natives Get Stumped by the Apple II<p>May 27, 2014<p><b>GREEN AND UGLY:</b> What happens when you put today's "digital natives" in front of …

An Edtech Bill of Rights

Research<p>An Edtech Bill of Rights<p>By Katrina Stevens     May 27, 2014<p>What happens when mixed groups of educators, researchers, entrepreneurs and …

Nominate Leaders for 2019 - Education Week Leaders To Learn From

Why Nominate a Leader To Learn From?<p><i>Education Week</i> wants your input for a special report profiling school district leaders who have brought fresh, …

Microsoft Unveils Real-Time Speech Translation for Skype

RANCHO PALOS VERDES, California — Microsoft's new CEO, Satya Nadella, just steered the company into exciting and relatively uncharted territory: near …

Children benefit from the right sort of screen time

It is an issue many parents will have grappled with. Is the peace you get by handing your child a touchscreen or sitting them in front of the TV …

PC Gaming

Resources for Using iPads in Grades 9-12

Resources by Topic:<p>If you’re a high school teacher looking for iPad resources targeting your needs, you’ve come to the right place. Students in …

Education Technology

Tangible Play's Osmo opens up new ways for kids to play with an iPad

When kids play with iPads, parents aren’t happy because they see the youngsters disengaging from the rest of the world. As a parent, Pramod Sharma shared that view, and he did something about it.<p>Today, Sharma’s startup, Tangible Play, is unveiling a new kind of gaming device called Osmo that uses …

ISTE 404 Error

In Room 404<p>You are standing alone in a sunny room, filled with a variety of tables and chairs. Several screens and brightly colored posters cover the …

Blackboard Lands $767K Contract to Support 60,000 Arizona Teachers

Learning Strategies<p>Blackboard Lands $767K Contract to Support 60,000 Arizona Teachers<p>May 27, 2014<p><b>PD FOR ALL:</b> Blackboard has completed a $767,000, …

YouTube rolling out new mobile app, crowdfunding option for creators

For the many YouTubers who operate their own channels and post their own original video on a regular basis, YouTube has heard your call.<p>The …

These 12 Awesome Schools Could Change The Way You Think About Public Education

While public high schools have been called “penitentiaries of boredom” and are believed by some to be failing, there are plenty of public schools that have found innovative ways of delivering education.<p>Below we have compiled a list of 12 inventive and engaging schools that provide students with …

Google Hangouts Guide for Teachers

Google Hangouts is Google's free video-conferencing tool that is available for teachers to use as part of Google Apps for Education. Up to 10 …