How A School District Prepares for PARCC and More
Indian Prairie School district, the third largest school district in Illinois, conducted an in-depth investigation to develop an execution plan...
“Brave” Advice from #WomenInTech
As we approach Girls in ICT day on April 24th many people are talking about women in tech and gender bias. All this talk made me think of EWIP, a conference I attended a little over a month ago. One of the sessions featured 4 women on a panel all who have proved to be […]
Delivering Education And Mental Health Care to the Arctic Circle
This post was written by Willa Black, Director of Corporate Affairs for Cisco Canada, and was originally published on the Huffington Post. The territory of Nunavut, Canada is incredibly cold and remote. It’s roughly a four-hour plane ride north of Toronto, with temperatures well below the freezing mark for eight months of the year, dark […]
Harvard Business School Highlights Cisco’s Innovative Approach to Social Learning
Last year, I had the opportunity to meet with Harvard Business School Associate Professor of Business Administration Mikolaj Jan Piskorski. Prof. Piskorski had heard about the Cisco Learning Network, and decided that he wanted to learn more about Cisco’s innovative use of social strategy and our collaborative approach to IT education that addresses the challenges […]
Common Core Mobile Technology Uplifts School Performance
Studies show the importance of quality education when it comes to the development of a country. The education system of the 21st century is very different from a few years prior due to the technological advances. There is a massive change in the way information is accessed today. We can no longer limit students to […]
School Days 2.0: Connected, Borderless, and Highly Inclusive
Up in the mornin’ and out to school The teacher is teachin’ the Golden Rule American history and practical math You study’ em hard and hopin’ to pass Chuck Berry’s old hit “School Days” sums up an educational model that has persisted since the 1800s — if not since Aristotle. Students and their classmates sit […]
Recap: Cisco Social Broadcast – The Future of IT Education
Earlier this week, Cisco’s Chief Futurist Dave Evans and I took questions from you, our partners and customers, about our views and predictions for the future of IT Education. The discussion covered a broad variety of fascinating topics, ranging from the impact of wearable technologies in the classroom, to how we can overcome skills gaps […]
How will the Internet of Everything Change Education and Skills for Jobs of the Future?
Technology has had a dramatic impact on education over the past few years, with tablets, digital chalkboards and new collaboration technologies changing the way students learn and professionals advance their careers. The Internet of Everything (IoE) is becoming a major accelerator for innovation across all industries. The idea of an increasingly digital world where mobility […]
Is Your K-12 Network Ready for Common Core Standards?
What do IT and K12 Common Core Standards have in common? Forty-five states, the District of Columbia, four territories, and the Department of Defense Education Activity have adopted the...