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Future of Education Technology

What Might the Future of Online Education Look Like? Imagining Several Scenarios …

May 29, 2014

Which way is Online Learning Going to go as the Years Roll by? Gradual Growth? Global Domination? Near Extinction? Ever found yourself wondering what the world of online education might look like a decade or two from now? Will it expand explosively and become the dominant approach to education? Will it fall by the wayside […]

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Education Technology Thought Leader Interview – Jackie Gerstein, Ed.D.

May 25, 2014

User Generated Education Teacher, Blogger, Author Jackie Gerstein Believes, “It is the best time in history to be a teacher!” Jackie Gerstein, Ed.D, has been a fixture on the education technology scene for years. Dr. Gerstein shares inspiring ideas, practical advice, and the joy of teaching and learning through her blog, User Generated Education, on […]

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7 Essential Techniques to Increase Engagement and Enhance Online Learning Outcomes

May 18, 2014

There are Many Elements That can be Fine-Tuned to Bring out the Best in Online and Hybrid Teaching and Learning. Don’t you love it when you read or watch something that expresses and supports important ideas that you believe in, when it also teaches you new things and inspires you to take that idea to […]

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Sharing Best Practices in Professional Development for Successful Online Teachers

May 15, 2014

Teachers Need  Appropriate Professional Development as They Embrace the use of Online and Hybrid Learning. Just as in traditional classes, good online courses require good teachers, but they need to be specifically trained to be the best possible online teachers that they can be. Teaching online shares many similarities and skills with traditional classroom instruction […]

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Registration is Open for the 2014 Teaching and Learning with the iPad Conference!

May 13, 2014

The 3rd Annual all-iPad Conference is Coming! Looking forward to seeing YOU November 20-22nd in Raleigh, North Carolina. The teaching & Learning with the iPad Conference 2014 is the first and only all-iPad conference in the nation! With 3-hour workshops, keynote addresses, concurrent sessions, and a student showcase, there will be many options for the […]

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How Safe is Your Teaching Job From Technology?

May 6, 2014

Is Technology Really a Threat to Your Role as an Educator? This question arises from time to time, especially among the technophobes out there, so I thought it deserved a direct response! – KW This question has been ominously circulating since the 1980s when computers first made their way into schools – will technology ever […]

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20 Fun Free Tools for Interactive Classroom Collaboration

May 4, 2014

These Free Applications can Enable a Tremendous Variety of Collaborative Teaching and Learning Interactions and Activities The 2014 Gates Foundation report, Teachers Know Best: What Educators Want from Digital Instructional Tools, indicates that teachers want tools “supporting student collaboration and providing interactive experiences”. This doesn’t come as a big surprise since these types of tools […]

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Interactive Projection Floors – How Engaging Would These be in Your Classroom or School?

April 24, 2014

This Activity Oriented Technology Looks Particularly Interesting for Younger Students (+ Athletes and Dancers too). Just What is an “Interactive Floor Projection”? This short video shows young children experiencing an interactive floor projection. See how the displayed content reacts to the children’s movements? There you have it – a projection on the floor (or wall) […]

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Imagining the Classroom of 2016, Empowered by Wearable Technology

April 20, 2014

Wearable Tech is Poised for Explosive Growth in the Coming Years. How Will it Impact Education? The next big shift in technology is the growth of wearable tech. We’ve already embraced mobile technology to the point that application vendors and technology support teams are thinking “mobile first”. Smartphones, tablets, and laptops are an increasingly common […]

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Augmented Reality – The Coolest Instructional Technology You Haven’t Heard of?

April 15, 2014

AR Tools are Being Used Today by Creative Educators in Fun, Innovative Ways, but few Know About it (yet). Educators are always looking for new ways to enhance learning and expand the horizons of students in an engaging and interactive way. Gone are the days when class plans were based around exercises from a text […]

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