The Future of Chess Has Arrived at River Islands Technology Academy in Lathrop, California The Torres Chess and Music Academy brings chess instruction to the twenty-first century classroom. Lathrop, California (PRWEB) February 24, 2014...Show More Summary
At mid-day today, as Jacob Ortega (Instructional Technology Specialist for the ECISD) and I crossed paths on the way to an exciting activity at the Google Academy at the TCEA 2014 State Conference, I had the opportunity to get his insights and reflections on the sessions thus far. Show More Summary
Rural and small urban transit drivers can learn to be safer vehicle operators using state-of-the-art instructional design and online learning technology thanks to a new partnership between the National Rural Transit Assistance Program (National RTAP...
I’m trying to see Diane Ravitch’s pro-technology stance. I really am. I thought she was more tempered in Reign of Error. She actually noted some positive affordances of instructional technologies for students and teachers and also appropriately noted concerns about some cyber charter schools. But after yet another derisive statement about how technologies are ‘distracting [...]
One of my favorite questions: What conversations are we not having as district leaders that prevent our organization moving forward? That's an easy one to answer for Instructional Technology departments in school districts. Why is technology...Show More Summary
Co-authored by Susan Colaric, Ph.D., Assistant Vice President of Instructional Technology at Saint Leo University. Higher education has been intensely scrutinized recently for high and increasing tuition prices. Rightly so, as the U.S. Show More Summary
Tim Holt says: [George] Couros had a really nice statement in his article “… Technology should be at the point of instruction and be as accessible in learning as a pencil; it shouldn’t be an event. How many pencil labs do you have in your school?” Great point. Tech should be at the point of [...]
The education privatization movement aka "Ed reform" is looking to use spy technology on students. Of course they would only use the data to assist instruction never to sell products and services, that's not what for-profit schools would do - would they?
"If we're not seeing what technology blended into curriculum & instruction," shared a colleague one afternoon, "if it's not integral to the success of a lesson or learning activity, then technology is just so much fluff.""Well, if we...Show More Summary
Note: This is alarming. No doubt, the American Government and its various satrapies are doing their best to shut down debate on the New World Order. However, though I don’t claim to be any kind of expert on the technologies … Continue reading ?
Under the legislation, colleges would have to either make instructional technology accessible to disabled students or provide them with equivalent, alternative resources.
A 110-core CPU chip has been developed by computer scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The chip is based on a new architecture in which instead of bringing data across the chip to the core that happens to want it, you move the program to the core where the data is stored. Show More Summary
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• Academia.edu, a company that offers scholars an online platform on which to share profiles and research papers and check how often others are using them, has acquired a similar company, Plasmyd, whose technology lets scholars post comments on others’ papers. Show More Summary
IN THE sprawling Siemens factory complex in Berlin, teenagers in blue overalls are learning how to assemble circuit boards, the first step in their three-year apprenticeships. Besides instruction in technology, robotics and other engineering...Show More Summary
The Georgia Institute of Technology, in partnership with Udacity and AT&T, is preparing to offer an accredited online master of science (M.S.) degree in Computer Science. The instruction will be via Massively Open Online Courses (MOOC),...Show More Summary
It’s really amazing how today’s technology enables us to build complex gadgets on our own. Just take a look at Instructables member Ye Xiaobo’s fully functioning cell phone. It can send and…
EAST CENTRAL INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT Job Announcement - July 15, 2013 Instructional Technology Specialist The position for Instructional Technology Specialist will be available in the East Central Independent School District for the 2013- 2014 school year. Show More Summary
So about that math MOOC I took earlier this year. It can be easy to focus on the technology aspects of online instruction, since so much hinges on adequate access to and support for hardware, Internet connections, software, operating systems, and even peripherals, q.v. the widespread chuckling last year over the meltdown of the Coursera [...]
By using a laser beam to send a detailed set of instructions that create a coded aperture, researchers have enabled a new method that may help tame terahertz waves in order to create new imaging technology.