My Evening with Tony Wagner and Most Likely to Succeed

Just recently I had the honor of meeting Tony Wagner, who is the author of "Most Likely to Succeed" and "Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People that will Change the World". Through our Battelle For Kids SOAR partnership, I had the opportunity to be one of 65 people to get to spend 90 minutes [...]

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The Educational Purpose of Technology

Why Technology? In the 21st century, understanding and using technology will be an integral part of virtually every aspect of daily life. It is the school system's responsibility to prepare students for this future. The classroom is the primary place where this preparation will occur; therefore, every classroom must be equipped with technology to support [...]

The Future of Education: BYOD in the Classroom

By: Tim Panagos http://www.wired.com/2013/09/the-future-of-education-byod-in-the-classroom AS CHILDREN ACROSS the nation return to school, many are going armed with their own computational tools. From laptops to tablets and smartphones, schools and universities across the globe are testing out a more dynamic learning environment, where students bring and use their choice of technologically assistive devices in the classroom. [...]

Use Periscope for Awesome Classroom Sharing

By: Starr Sackstein http://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/work_in_progress/2015/05/periscope_for_awesome_classroo.html At the beginning, my opinion was different. The first tries with Meerkat and Periscope,  Meerkat was my preferred, but after using Periscope more frequently, it is the clear choice for the educational setting. (Aside from the function being very similar, it's connection with Twitter makes for a seamless transition. Tweeps who [...]