Education Technology

Want to Bring Equity to Rural Schools? Start With Ed Tech Infrastructure

Last month, EdWeek published a Q&A with education technology experts discussing the future of technology use in classrooms. Their comments echoed …

Education

Create Your Own AR Experiences on Metaverse

Metaverse is a free platform for creating your own augmented reality activities for others to experience on their iPhones and Android phones. Through …

Augmented Reality

Ed Tech Tuesdays Return in August

Last winter I hosted a series of professional development webinars on Tuesday afternoons. Many of those sessions sold out. The one that was more …

eLearning

12 Projects for your STEAM program

Students

Classroom Rules Minions Video

• This Minions Classroom Rules video currently has 2,041,332 views on YouTube <br>• Use this video to introduce, discuss and develop a set of class rules …

Education

Ed Tech Digest

Three years ago, in another somewhat futile attempt to reduce the backlog of resources I want to share, I began this occasional “Ed Tech Digest” post …

Students

Getting Grassroots in Ed Tech! Ideas for Sharing and Learning

Students

Together, technology and teachers can revamp schools

IN 1953 B.F. Skinner visited his daughter’s maths class. The Harvard psychologist found every pupil learning the same topic in the same way at the …

Education

No one still thinks iOS is invulnerable to malware, right? Well, knock it off

The comforting notion that iOS devices are immune to malicious code attacks has taken a knock following the release of a new study by mobile security …

BYOD

28 can’t-miss edtech innovations from ISTE 2017

This year’s ISTE Conference was all about technology-charged learning–and from the keynotes and sessions to the fast-paced exhibit hall, the …

Education

Google opens Expeditions VR education app to the public

Google has long sold its Cardboard VR format as a super accessible platform for getting people into virtual reality. One of their major initiatives for it has been in education markets through its Google Expeditions program, which allows students to get in the center of 360 photos and 3D scenes …

Technology

EdTech Situation Room Episode 58

Students

Top 6 Digital Transformation Trends in Education

This is a continuation of my series looking at how digital transformation has impacted every industry. Today’s focus is on educational trends.<p>Educators from all grade-levels are coming to realize the benefits of technology in the classroom. Typically, education is one of the last industries to make …

Digital Transformation

Tapping Toward a Better Understanding of Slope

Dangerously Irrelevant<p>Rainesford Stauffer said: As children, we’re trained to avoid failure, not learn from it. It’s presented as a sign of …

M-learning

There's No Excuse for Being a Tech Jerk

The need to scale a business quickly doesn't give you leeway to abuse people or act any way other than appropriately. That's why it's important to establish the right values on Day One.<p>These aren't the best of times for the tech industry. Every day another jerk emerges as the latest poster boy of …

Management

How to Use Book Creator’s New Web App

Book Creator is a fantastic and popular iPad app for creating multimedia books. This month the Book Creator team brought their iPad app to the web. …

Students

From Practice to Paper: How #IntentiontheBook was Born

The Principal of Change<p>John Spencer is someone I have connected with and followed for years. I have become a huge fan of his work, and I am proud to …

M-learning

10 Strategies For Successfully Using #PeriscopeEdu at Your Next #EdTech Event

Innovative educators who are fortunate enough to present at or attend an education event, have a moral imperative to share what they are learning …

Students

What Is Page Plus, and Is It Worth It?

Discount wireless carrier Page Plus is one of the many subsidiaries operated by TracFone Wireless. That’s not a name you may have heard of, but you …

BYOD

Teachers Wanted for Innovative EdTech Platform

Are you an outstanding literacy and/or numeracy teacher? Do you enjoy creating original and inspiring resources and lessons for your students? If so, …

Learning

An Approach for Ed Tech

I’ve been involved in a few projects recently that have made me consider what my approach actually is to ed tech. One way of thinking about this is …

Students

New Tool from GoGuardian Uses AI to Boost Efficiency and Protect Students

Artificial intelligence in K–12 education has huge potential, and GoGuardian is yet another example of an ed tech company leading the way in bringing …

K-12

Steps EdTech/E-Learning can Take to Improve Learning for Teachers & Students

EdTech & E-Learning companies are doing great work. However, I have identified a gap in their marketing strategy that could leave them company vulnerable to competitors. None and in some cases very few of the people in the Marketing function of the organization were former Teachers. You can do a …

eLearning

Inflight wifi tipping point by 2022

UK researcher house Juniper believes that more than half the world’s commercial aviation fleet will be equipped with inflight wifi by 2022.<p>It …

BYOD

Analysis: Ed Tech Decision Makers Are Under Pressure in Higher Education

<i>This is the fourth in a series of essays surrounding the EdTech Efficacy Research Symposium, a gathering of 275 researchers, teachers, entrepreneurs,</i> …

Higher Education

Tech It Up Tuesday: 50 Tools & Apps for Showcasing Student Knowledge

Are you ready for the first summer edition of “Tech It Up Tuesday”, a weekly series in which I share an edtech tool, app, site or other resource that …

Students

Many schools now urge kids to bring their own screens

Got your own laptop or tablet? Bring it to class, many schools now say.<p>Policies known as BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) or BYOT (Bring Your Own …

BYOD

Like to be

Idea<p>Introduction<p>LiketoBe is an Ed Tech opportunity built to disrupt the analogue world of Careers Advice. Using a unique platform and content, …

Students

Education Technology

<i>This latest extract from Education Technology is written by Paul Dredge, Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert, who explains how Office 365 can</i> …

Office 365

Symantec to acquire mobile cybersecurity startup Skycure

Security software giant Symantec is continuing its recent spate of acquisitions with the news that it plans to buy U.S / Israeli cybersecurity company Skycure. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.<p>Founded in 2012, Skycure specializes in predicting, detecting, and preventing a range of attacks, …

BYOD