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Education Watch Podcast: Apps, Reading, Head Start and Kindergarten

Education Watch Podcast: Apps, Reading, Head Start and Kindergarten

December 12, 2012

With news last week of federal grants for early education, Lisa Guernsey of New America talks about a forthcoming paper by Maggie Severns on big reforms underway in Head Start. Laura Bornfreund … Read the full article …

Innovation in education: teachers talk about the future

Innovation in education: teachers talk about the future

December 12, 2012

The pace of change has been brisk in teaching since the coalition came to power. How would teachers themselves like to see their profession shaping up in the years ahead. Read the full article …

Environment-Themed Education Apps on Kickstarter

Environment-Themed Education Apps on Kickstarter

December 12, 2012

Cultural anthropologist Michael Leifer and app designer Jory Prum, aka ecodads, hope to raise $20,000 on Kickstarter to fund the development of two educational iPad apps for the California … Read the full article …

Education experts granted $130,000 to improve e-learning

Education experts granted $130,000 to improve e-learning

December 12, 2012

Two University of Canterbury (UC) education experts have received a $130,000 Teaching and Learning Research Initiative grant to look at how school principals can effectively lead e-learning to improve student success. Read the full article …

Caleb Clark: Why Our Schools Need EdTech Professionals

Caleb Clark: Why Our Schools Need EdTech Professionals

December 12, 2012

While many children’s home lives are abuzz with the same platforms and devices as the 21st century workplace, school just hasn’t kept pace, and in many classrooms pedagogies are barely more inclusive of new technology than they were in the 1980s. Read the full article …

Tech-Friendly: Special education apps for mobile devices

Tech-Friendly: Special education apps for mobile devices

December 12, 2012

Years ago, I trained a blind student how to use a computer to help her become a medical transcriptionist. In addition, there are specialty apps available to help use these mobile technologies even … Read the full article …

Mobicip Wins ‘Tech & Learning’ Award of Excellence

Mobicip Wins ‘Tech & Learning’ Award of Excellence

December 12, 2012

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. , Dec Continue reading Read the full article …

Students most often cite Wikipedia.  How this is killing future startups.

Students most often cite Wikipedia. How this is killing future startups.

November 27, 2012

We welcome Neal Taparia, co-founder of Imagine Easy Solutions whose flagship product is EasyBib.com. He worked at Lehman Brothers as an investment banker until the beginning of 2008. “The way to get startup ideas is not to try to think of startup ideas. It’s to look for problems, preferably problems you have yourself.” These are the [...]

Education. So Hot Right Now. – Alex Taub

Education. So Hot Right Now. – Alex Taub

September 24, 2012

From Alex Taub’s Alex’s Tech Thoughts blog – It Is Time For Ed-Tech To Shine. I’m most excited about education startups right now. I think it is their time to shine. I actually wrote this title in a tumblr draft about 4 months ago and finally feel that I can confidently post it. School is [...]

20 Blogs on Mobile Learning

20 Blogs on Mobile Learning

September 24, 2012

The team at OnlineColleges.net put together a list of the 20 Best Blogs on Mobile Learning.  From the Cooney Center blog to Float Mobile Learning, the list is a delight to tech-savvy teachers, researchers and students.

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