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Open Educational Resources (OER): Resource Roundup

Getting Started<p>Sharing Resources<p>The nonprofit Creative Commons offers free, easy-to-use copyright licenses that allow you to specify which rights to …

Don’t Miss These Critical HR Deadlines

As much as we all enjoy reading about developing the soft skills and the exciting new human resources technologies coming out, being in this business …

Affordable Care Act

The Only Thing You Need To Consider Before Starting a Business

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Customer Training Made Simple

Skilljar Announces Key Executive Hire – Samuel Sunderaraj, VP Sales<p>Skilljar Launches Zendesk App to Empower Customer Service Teams with Training …

The Primary Problem with Educational Technology

There is much that’s wrong with the educational technology (“edtech”) market. However, the title of an essay I read last week sums up the biggest …

Education Technology

10 Educational Web Tools That Support Inquiry-based Learning

September , 2015<br>As a learning strategy, inquiry-based learning is all about learners constructing their own understanding and knowledge through …

Current Realities of EdTech Use Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Posted on September 13, 2015<p>Ever wonder how much EdTech never gets used? 49 schools analyzed 6 well-known products across 17,000+ students, …

5 Classroom Tools to Measure Student Learning

Quizizz<p>Much like Kahoot, Quizizz allows teachers to gather evidence of student learning in a fun, gamified environment. When teachers create …

LearnLaunch Accelerator Names Seven Edtech Startups to Fall 2015 Accelerator Program

BOSTON, MA, Sep 15, 2015 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- LearnLaunch Accelerator, a leading education technology startup program, today announced its …

12 Emerging Educational Uses of Technology That are the Most Exciting Right Now

As we Enter a new School Year, Which Uses of Technology Hold the Most Promise to Impact Learning? Well, it’s that time of year again … the start of a …

How Technology Should Have Already Changed Your Teaching

<b>How Technology Should Have Already Changed Your Teaching</b>by <b>Terry Heick</b>A little bit of technology doesn’t change much. Can make things a little easier …

Education Technology

Valve's push into VR will span many headsets from many companies

Currently, the HTC Vive is the only virtual reality headset that's part of Valve's Steam VR push. That's not because it's the <i>only one</i>, but because it's the only one we know about thus far. "You should think of the Vive as the first in the same way there are multiple Steam Machines," Valve president …

The Future Of Biometric Marketing

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Cavan Canavan is a co-founder of the motion tracking technology company FocusMotion.</i><p>The current smartwatch and fitness device space is stagnant. The offerings and the devices are a commoditized mess with companies competing for the same consumers – with the same features. There must …

Go to the Edge to Unlock Value in the Internet of Everything

Now that we are connecting billions of things to the Internet, companies are faced with a huge opportunity and a huge dilemma. Connected things are generating an explosion of data that has the potential to save and earn tremendous amounts of money, time, and resources for companies. However, much …

5 waves of technology disruption that are just getting started

Changes in technology are happening at a scale which was unimaginable before and will cause disruption in industry after industry. This has really begun to worry me, because we are not ready for this change and most of our leading companies won’t exist 15–20 years from now. Here are five sectors to …

Volvo’s smart connected helmet keeps cyclists safe

With close to 50,000 cyclists getting killed or injured in the U.S. every year, safety is a top priority for anyone who climbs on a bike. Volvo, …

New Amazingly Surreal Portraits by 19-Year-Old Alex Stoddard

One of our favorite young photographers, Alex Stoddard, continues to expand his collection of creative images, offering an endless source of inspiration for his peers. The 19-year-old photographer manages to produce engaging narratives with each image he shares through his Flickr account, inviting …

Photography

A Self-Stabilizing Spoon for Hand Tremors

One of the most devastating experiences of diseases that affect motor abilities is the lack of control over one's body. As designers, from graphic to …

Must-See Video: 3-Sweep is the Fastest Way to Get 3D from 2D That You've Ever Seen

It's not often I'm sitting in front of the computer with my mouth hanging open, but the video below is literally jaw-dropping. Researchers Tao Chen, …