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Future of Education Technology

SeeSaw – Easily Capture K-12 Student Learning in any Form

September 23, 2015

“My students are so excited to upload their work to their portfolio and receive comments and feedback from their peers, parents, and teacher all within a safe environment.” Tama Trotti will be presenting the session “SeeSaw – A Digital Portfolio Management System” at the 2015 Teaching and Learning with the iPad Conference this November. Come […]

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6 Common Misconceptions About Cognitive Assessments (and why Technology-Enabled Assessments Offer a Practical Solution)

September 22, 2015

Efficiently Measure Student’s Cognitive Strengths and Weaknesses and use This Information to Enable More Effective Teaching and Learning Despite all the talk about technology revolutionizing personalized learning, it still feels quite elusive and impractical to most educators. Even the most adaptive platforms don’t take into account that students need different approaches, not just more practice. […]

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

September 14, 2015

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 new school year. With it often comes the irresistible urge to make another list, or even better … many lists! Lists help us to plan, […]

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Coding for the Common Core – Apps for Integrating Coding With Math and ELA

August 31, 2015

Image Source Dr. Leslie Suters is a faculty member in the College of Education’s Curriculum & Instruction Department at Tennessee Tech University. She will present the session “Coding for the Core: Using the iPad to Develop Computational Thinking and Mathematical Practices” at the 2015 Teaching and Learning with the iPad Conference this November in Raleigh, […]

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Shaping Student Success: Change the Attitude, Improve the Aptitude, Achieve Results

August 24, 2015

Exploring the World’s Largest Online Library of K-12 Standards-Aligned Resources That Link Assessment to Instruction “Change the attitude and you change the aptitude.” It’s a teaching philosophy that schoolteacher Tony Sanders firmly holds. Last year, Sanders taught math and statistics to juniors and seniors with learning differences at Kingsbury Day School in Washington, D.C. Early […]

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Using Technology to Improve how the Brain Learns

July 28, 2015

Creative Commons license image source We’ve Only Just Begun to Explore the Ways in Which Technology can be Used to Improve How we all Learn It is common knowledge that an array of technological advancements have made many medical miracles a reality over the centuries. The ways in which technologies are being applied to solve […]

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Check Out How These Teachers and Students are Using Augmented Reality

July 21, 2015

Creative Commons licenses image source Augmented Reality is one of the most interesting and exciting tools emerging in the academic world today. Here are a handful of videos showing many fun, engaging ways in which educators and students are using this powerful digital technology. Shaw Wood Primary School use Aurasma throughout the school, and it […]

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Wireless Charging: No Cables. No Matts. Truly Wireless.

July 15, 2015

This Technology Will be a Boon to Mobile Device Users in All Walks of Life (Education Included)! Last week I had the pleasure of enjoying a presentation by the very entertaining (and informative) David Pogue, our opening speaker at the NYSCIO 2015 conference in the gorgeous finger lakes region of New York.What a blast! If […]

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The Future of Augmented Reality: Limitations, Possibilities and Hopes

July 13, 2015

AR is an Emerging Technology Worth Paying Attention to Technology is endlessly evolving, and the introduction of brand new devices sometimes act as a touchstone to the arrival of a completely new technological paradigm. Recently, Google sought to commercialize the cutting-edge Google Glass, which together with other wearable technologies popping up all over signaled what […]

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Reasons and Research – Why Schools Need Collaborative Learning Spaces

July 6, 2015

Creative Commons license image source There are Many Reasons Why Flexible, Active Learning Classrooms Should be Widely Adopted We’ve converted a few classrooms to more collaborative spaces over the last few years at The College of Westchester, and faculty reaction has generally been quite positive. These initial room changes have revolved around modifying the layout […]

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