education

July 10, 2013

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

Social Media’s Impact on On- and Offline Events

How do you turn social media on its head and make it unique for your initiatives? I’m always fascinated to see new approaches to using social media and get inspired by different organizations’ creativity. From specific initiatives to drive more traffic and awareness (like American Express’ Passion Project) to getting executives involved (like HubSpot’s CEO Manager […]

July 8, 2013

EDUCATION

Technology + Education: Better Together

It’s hard to refute that modern-day learning has evolved from a traditional four wall setting. Just as consumers want to be able to access content from their preferred device and location, such as on a tablet while traveling via a train or mobile device while out to dinner with a prospective client, learning is now […]

July 3, 2013

EDUCATION

[Cartoon Catalyst Blog Series] The New Age Textbook – Implications of BYOD on K12 Education

Today’s education landscape is rapidly changing. We’ve entered an era where technology dictates the way things get done and education is at the forefront of this shift. One might ask, “How will technology affect education?” Consider the schools of past, when the only educational resources offered to students were textbooks. What if we could positively […]

July 2, 2013

EDUCATION

A Six-Part Series: Transforming Higher Education in the US – Recommendations – Part 6

This six-part series focuses on transformation of the traditional higher education system in the United States.  Read parts 1 through 5 on the Cisco Education Blog. Part 1: The Need for Change Part 2: Shared Challenges Part 3: Navigating Culture Part 4: Modernizing Teaching and Learning Part 5: Scaling Best Practices Educators share a common […]

To Ignite Interest in STEM, Remember Our ‘Sputnik Moment’

This blog was originally published on the Huffington Post As I watch the unfolding story of cyber outlaw Edward Snowden skipping around the globe, I’m struck by the talented young man who employers “fought over,” despite the fact that he had no formal STEM education. In contrast, the National STEM Conference in Austin last week […]

Cisco Shares Expertise on STEM Education at National Conference

The U.S. National STEM Solutions Conference is just around the corner and the Cisco CSR team will be among the more than 2,000 business, education, and government leaders from around the United States in attendance at the Austin Convention Center from June 17 to 19, in efforts to continue change in STEM (science, technology, engineering, […]

“Tomorrow’s Cloud Starts Here” Program at Cisco Live Orlando in June

Tomorrow’s Cloud Starts Here is an important starting point for your Cisco Live experience on Monday, June 24. This track of business-focused cloud sessions addresses the needs of both consumers and providers of cloud services. These thought leadership sessions will explore how organizations can best use cloud services to power their business and shows how cloud providers […]

Connect This With That: What Is Next?

I wonder – what will connect tomorrow? What is going to connect next? Thinking about the countless ways that different people, process, data and things will connect over upcoming years...

May 13, 2013

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

Cisco Women and TechGirlsUK

A Twitter success story Theresa Russell teaches Computing to teenagers in Lancashire, England.  We found each other on Twitter.  I was looking to better understand the newest trends in #EdTech.  She needed a female mentor for an international competition she had talked five students into joining.  We soon formed a team of teachers, mentors, and […]