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Everything Teachers Need to Know about Bloom's Digital Taxonomy

April 8, 2015<br>Bloom's Taxonomy is one of the major themes here in <i>Educational Technology and Mobile Learning</i>. We have been extensively sharing …

Education Technology

Moving from Content to Connections: Digital Education 2.0 - Government 2020

In a recent poll conducted by Deloitte, a panel of over 1,300 audience members was asked the question “Which pillar of the education ecosystem do you …

Education Technology

The 4 skills any new edtech teacher should have

Are you looking to bring education technology into your classroom? Want to leverage the power of tech and unlock a new set of learning outcomes? Who …

Education Technology

Autodesk’s 3D printing fund puts $10M in Carbon3D, maker of faster 3D printing tech

Autodesk today announced that its 3D printing investment fund has put $10 million into the developer of a 3D printing method said to be significantly faster than most of its competitors.<p>In a release, Autodesk said its $100 million Spark Investment Fund, which is aimed at “entrepreneurs, innovators, …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Apple Watch preorders start today!</b> The smartwatches don't go on sale until later this month, but Apple started accepting preorders this morning and will let potential customers try them on in stores (with appointments).<p><b>2. Reviews are in for the new MacBook — and it's a mixed bag.</b> The new …

Apple Watch

Organize apps on your Samsung Galaxy device

When you’re done removing junk from your Android storage, it’s time to do some organizing. Here are some tips to help you regain that new, uncluttered Android experience.<p>Sometimes keeping your Android device clean is about more than deleting files to free up storage. Hiding apps you don't plan on …

Apps

This Smart Knob Will Set the Stove Temperature for You

Meld monitors temperature and sets your stove for you.<p>Hearing the phrase "smart knob" might make you feel like the internet of things has finally gone too far. But honestly, this sounds pretty cool. Called simply the Meld, it's designed to let you adjust your stovetop to just the right temperature …

Sketchat for iPhone Lets You Draw Quick Pencil Messages

Sometimes all you want to do is send a quick note — preferably hand-drawn, in pencil — to a friend or loved one.<p>Sure, there are plenty of messaging apps like SnapChat that let you send disappearing messages, or Moju, which added chat and clever face recognition to its photo animations, and even …

4 Ways Technology Can Help Empower Teachers And Students

Ed tech should be a means, not an end, to improving our education system.<p>All too often, technology is treated as a silver bullet for perceived problems in education. This sometimes leads to knee-jerk investments, using scarce resources to invest in software or hardware without a clear notion of how …

Education Technology

Contact lens with built-in telescope could help people with blinding disease

<b>(CNN) —</b> Lights, mirrors, action! Scientists are developing smart contact lenses embedded with miniscule mirrors that can magnify your vision by almost three times.<p>The 1.55mm-thick lenses incorporate a thin reflective telescope made of mirrors and filters; when light enters the eye it bounces off …

Medical Technology

This Wearable Game For Visually Impaired Kids Aims To Help Cognitive Development

<i>Update: The team has relaunched their crowdfunding campaign with a more modest funding goal (£30,000). Their new Kickstarter campaign can be found here. Original story follows below.</i><p>A Mexican educational psychologist duo has teamed up to build toys for blind or visually impaired kids. The first …

Wearable Tech

Google is working on a Chrome reading mode, try it out

Google wants to give your peepers a break. Google Chromium Evangelist Francois Beaufort laid out early versions of Reader Mode for Chrome desktop and mobile in a post today on Google Plus (of course). Reader Mode is designed to make on-screen text easier to absorb, by removing unnecessary pictures, …

Vegan Butter Rolls. They Sound Impossible, But They're Just Impossibly Delicious.

The very name Vegan Butter Rolls instantly reveals the contradiction that is this bread recipe. These dinner rolls received their lovely name because they're normally made with butter. (And milk. And eggs.) It's what makes them so tender and soft, and it's why they're such a treat when served with …

Scribd adds 30,000 audiobooks to its subscription service

Scribd's e-book subscription service seems to be making some inroads on Amazon's turf, and now the company is looking to take a swipe at Audible's lunch. From today, subscribers will be able to access a library of 30,000 audiobook titles that include big name authors like Suzanne "<i>Hunger Games</i>" …