teaching

July 11, 2019

EDUCATION

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...

December 9, 2017

EDUCATION

The Future of Interactive Whiteboards

Craig Tranter is a former educator, and now serves as a technology presenter for Cisco. This blog is part of a series on advancements and opportunities in education. All views...

October 9, 2017

EDUCATION

Professional Development for Educators is About Creating Magic

Ymasumac Marañón Davis is an educational consultant, intuitive life coach and author. This blog is the third in a series around access. All thoughts are her own.  I am often invited to visit schools that have received awards because of high ratings in their use of educational technology and as innovative learning centers. This always […]

August 26, 2013

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Back to School: Transforming the Classroom with IoE

With students and teachers heading back to school, I’ve been thinking about when attended high school and college. For me, collaboration meant getting together with study groups, phone calls for homework help and office hours with teachers. For my two children – one a college junior and one college freshman – I have seen streaming […]

August 22, 2013

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

The Internet of Everything Connected Classroom Starts with Startups

When I think of a traditional elementary or secondary classroom, I think of colorful bulletin boards, desks, pencils and neat piles of books and paper. As students all over the country return back to school, it’s interesting to think about how the classrooms we enjoyed as students (back in the day!) have evolved to include […]

May 1, 2013

EDUCATION

Elevating the Learning Experience through Mobile Collaboration

It’s no secret that new technologies are changing the way students learn. The modern classroom is no longer confined to a physical space and students have access to greater educational opportunities than ever before. Much like video has created new models for learning; mobile video collaboration is extending the boundaries of education even more. Imagine […]

April 24, 2013

EDUCATION

Creating New Models for Learning with Video

Students are consuming information in new and different ways – books are being replaced by computers and blackboards are being replaced by video collaboration screens.  To sum it up, technology is revolutionizing learning. While educators struggle to deliver top-notch educational experiences amid budget cuts and fewer resources, they are finding innovative ways to provide better […]