District CIO

Ed tech is poised to go mainstream

Clearly, dictating to digital natives that they “power down” in school is a huge turn-off. Yet many adults express concern that students won’t be able to learn as effectively in classrooms that are fundamentally different from their own experiences.

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Adobe commits $300 million to White House’s ConnectED

Adobe announced it is answering the challenge to bring tech education and teacher training to American schools by committing over $300 million in software and professional development to the White House’s ConnectED initiative.

Ohio STEM pilot, using NASA curriculum, exposes youth to tech-science

The STEM2Dream foundation was formed with the goal of providing a space for after-school STEM programs for students in an Ohio district, as well as professional development for teachers.

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iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium

November 4-7, 2014

Palm Springs, Calif.

ISTE 2014

June 28-July 1, 2014
Atlanta, Ga.

Inside 3D Printing Conference and Expo

April 2-4, 2014

New York, N.Y.

CoSN 2014 Annual Conference

March 19-22, 2014

Washington, D.C.

ASCD 69th Annual Conference & Exhibit Show

March 15-17, 2014

Los Angeles, Calif.

5 top tech tools (and how to use them in education)

What good is a nifty new device if you don’t know how to use it? What’s the purpose of loading up your new iPad Air with a gazillion apps if you never figure out how to properly use them in the classroom?

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Augmented Reality: New learning dimensions

Augmented reality is a relatively new technology that blends streaming video with computed generated content. It is the latest phase of flipped classrooms for teachers who want to energize instruction.

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