technology

SIPA Panel Examines Latest Trends in Online Education

New trends in online education were discussed at an informative forum hosted by the Silicon Valley Indian Professionals Association Aug. 23.

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Schools, Teachers Preparing Students for a Digital World

Twenty years ago teachers could confidently say that if they taught students the curriculum they would be ready for life after high school. ... Today, in addition to math, English and science, schools are including technology in the subject matter, as both a tool to learn and a tool to be learned.

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Reportlinker.com Announces New Market Research Report on Global Interactive Whiteboard Industry

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Interactive Whiteboard (IWB) in Thousand Units and US$ Million. The global market is analyzed by the following End-Use Segments: Education, and Others (Including Corporate and Government Sectors), while the regional markets are analyzed as a consolidated whole with no granular level breakup offered by end-use segment.

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Three Ways the Xbox is Going to Change Education

Can the Xbox (and Kinect) change the way we deliver online education? We often view the Xbox as more of a gaming device than anything else. The primary purpose of the Xbox has been to bring such into your living room. Add the Kinect and you get a great gaming experience. However, Microsoft has been expanding the uses of its device to include movies, television, and social networking. In short, the Xbox has become more than a gaming device, it has become the living room gateway to much more. Rumors have been floating about that Microsoft will be adding internet browsing, Skype, and much more to further its "gateway" mission. As these new features are brought on board, I would suggest to you that the Xbox can be utilized as an educational tool, rather than just gaming and entertainment. There are three ways I would suggest such and there are through communication, social learning, and immersion education (yes... I made the last one up, but it applies.) Let's take a look at how these will work.

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Gesturing to Learn

Video game technology is in motion in Loudoun County schools.

Delivering Innovative Technology to Educators

What Is TED-Ed’s Role in Today’s Classroom?

Tech Disruptions

A Brick-and-Mortar Space for Online School

Getting the Best ROI in Technology

The latest, greatest tools won’t buy you success without a plan.

Shaping a Digital Decade For M-DCPS

Debbie Karcher Chief Information Officer, Miami-Dade County Public Schools

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