Voice From The Industry – Transitioning From Consumer to Education: Beyond Price and Packaging

Source EdNet Insight By Robert Baker, President and Founder, Mac to School — Friday, May 22, 2015 Transitioning From Consumer to Education: Beyond Price and Packaging With industry reports indicating that investment in ed tech companies hit $1.87 billion in 2014, it’s no surprise that

Odysseyware releases 16 new CTE courses

Source eClassroom News Latest expansion brings all 16 Career Clusters into the classroom Odysseyware is launching 16 additional CTE courses for the 2015-16 school year. With these new courses, the company now offers courses in each of the 16 national CTE clusters. Each course is desig

3 considerations for the device-agnostic class

Source eCampus News   A look at what it takes to develop a BYOD initiative that incorporates device-agnostic lesson plans, content, and collaboration tools. In the 2015 Higher Education Edition of the Horizon Report, The New Media Consortium pinpoints Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

The latest in reading and literacy curriculum products

Source District Administration From videos to games, tools to help students learn to read are all about fun. Programs that are compatible with mobile devices allow students to improve reading and literacy skills in and outside the classroom. On the educator side, many new products tra

Book Smarts

Source Tampa Bay Parenting     Picture this: It is 7 p.m. on a warm summer evening. The house is silent; you can hear nothing but a clock ticking and the faint sound of a train in the distance. Your children are in the living room. One child is in an epic battle on a pirate

Tech Tip Tuesday: How to get teachers on board with tech initiatives

Source SmartBlog on Education   Getting teachers to buy in to new technology requires a hook. Too often, though, we emphasize the technology’s bells and whistles over its ability to help make meaningful gains in student learning. How can we avoid this mistake and secure the stron

Free on-line books available this summer for Indiana children

Source Fox 28 News – Indiana As school winds down and kids get ready to kick back on summer vacation, the Indiana Department of Education wants to make sure kids are still hitting the books. The Indiana Department of Education launched its third annual Hoosier Family of Readers

Connected Teaching and Learning, Voice of the Educator

Source SmartBlog on Education Replacing print where it matters most: Textbooks Let’s get this straight first; teachers teach, and the curriculum (whether it’s a textbook, or an online package) is a tool the teacher uses to teach. I make this point first because often when discussing t

A clearer view of the classroom

Source District Administration Video emerges as an advanced evaluation tool that offers more depth to teachers and administrators The classroom video camera saw it all. Watching the playback, one teacher realized that she gave her students too little time to answer the questions she p

From classroom to boardroom: How to combine your passion for education and innovation

Source SmartBlog on Education     Welcome to SmartBrief Education’s original content series about the unique stories of teacherpreneurs. These are the innovative individuals confronting challenges, creating solutions and bringing them to market. In this post, Todd Brekhus, f