edtech

October 17, 2019

EDUCATION

The Future of Education

The future of education opens a new world of possibility. Explore how technology will shape the teaching, learning, and communities of tomorrow.

September 5, 2019

EDUCATION

Beyond edtech: Success in the classroom of the future starts with breakfast—and lunch, and dinner

School buses are on the move. Excitement and anxiety are high—and easy to see. What’s less visible: one in seven of these student passengers doesn’t get enough to eat.

October 4, 2017

EDUCATION

Video Collaboration and Support

Craig Tranter is a former educator, and now serves as a technology presenter for Cisco. This blog is the third in his series on advancements and opportunities in education. All views are his own.  We know that students no longer need to be physically present in order to attend a university course. And, from our discussions […]

September 7, 2017

EDUCATION

The Pace of Change

We're experiencing a shift in the way we work and study. We are going through a digital revolution and if we don’t adapt, we might get left behind.

July 13, 2017

EDUCATION

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 […]

September 8, 2016

WIRELESS AND MOBILITY

Spanish University Takes a Big Leap into the Future with Cisco

Spain’s University of León was slowly starting to fall behind the country’s other universities. The reason? An outdated wireless network was making it tough for communication and idea sharing. Both the teachers and the students were equally frustrated by the speed of the network and consequently it wasn’t being used much anymore. This is not […]

August 23, 2016

WIRELESS AND MOBILITY

Countdown to Education Innovation with iSchool

Okay, let’s be honest, back in my K-12 school days, I generally had one eye trained on the classroom clock. I’d watch as the minute hand made its painfully slow march toward the recess bell and escape. Now, thanks to iSchool Initiative some lucky students and administrators are watching the classroom clock and tracking their […]

November 11, 2015

EDUCATION

Learning from EDUCAUSE 2015

EDUCAUSE is always one of my favorite conferences, and this year was no exception. While many of the discussion topics weren’t new, they did focus on issues that are gaining steam, such as mobile device management (MDM) and how to prevent cybersecurity breaches. Last week, I shared some of the things I was hearing on […]

January 15, 2015

EDUCATION

Technology and its Power to Transform Society – Where do you Stand?

Educators are using technologies like Cisco Webex to deliver anytime, anywhere learning, bring experts from across the country and the globe into their classrooms, and provide ubiquitous access to an astounding amount of resources on the Internet. Now, educators, along with their students across the country, are using it to have conversations that transform society.  […]