Teachers as Problem Solvers: Mars Classroom Simulator Puts Technology in Students’ Hands
In my last post, I discussed the impact of Teachers as entrepreneurs. After returning from the International Society for Education Technology (ISTE) 2019 show, I’m thinking about teachers as...
Teachers as Entrepreneurs: Applying Ed Tech to Better Learning Outcomes
I happened across a great (albeit non-Webster’s) definition of “entrepreneur” from the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center website today: -- Entrepreneur/ noun en.tre.pre.neur Someone who’s willing to sacrifice sleep, sanity,...
Creating Learning Spaces that Promote Active Learning
Learning can take place anytime, anywhere, and on any device. Learning is no longer confined to a physical time or location – it happens in spaces that transcend traditional, physical...
From Places to Spaces: Taking Learning Beyond the Classroom Walls
Do you remember when school used to be a place? Do you recall going to a building, finding a classroom, locating your desk, and sitting in your row for an...
My Top 3 takeaways from CoSN 2018
Designing Learning in the 4th Industrial Revolution was the CoSN theme, and I’ve thought about what this industrial revolution, connecting the physical, digital, and biological worlds, might mean to educators.
Going digital? 5 change management tips for schools
Managing the convergence of technology and pedagogy can be challenging. Discover how these 5 organizational change management strategies can help you create next-generation learning environments.
Cisco, E-rate, and the Digital Journey in K-12
New and emerging technologies are fueling exciting innovation in education, and students are embracing new ways of learning. Funding support from the E-rate program helps make technology investments more affordable.
Solving the Puzzle of 21st Century Learning in a New Way
What happens when students are put on a bus full of technology and asked to problem-solve in a new way? They learn to collaborate, create and think critically. This is the concept behind iSchool Initiative’s “Escape the Bus” challenge. The bus has mobilized the popular escape room concept into a classroom on wheels. Players must […]
Final Thoughts from EDUCAUSE 2016
While EDUCAUSE 2016 has come and gone, there were countless introductions and insights presented last week that will influence higher education until Philadelphia next year. One of the highlights this year was the launch of the new Cisco Digital Education Platform. This platform makes it easier for colleges and universities to offer online courses and programs […]