Two years ago, Texas gun enthusiast Cody Wilson experimented with the burgeoning 3-D printing technology that, following coded instructions, manufactures products from plastic. NASA recently used the process to create a wrench aboard the International Space Station with instructions sent from Earth.
Lisa Nielsen says teachers can use technology in the classroom to expand students’ horizons. José Antonio Bowen says it often interferes with teaching children how to think.
While neuroscience races ahead, continuing to unlock more secrets about how our brain works and functions (still largely a mystery), parallels continue to grow between how neurons fire to relay information and instructions throughout our nervous system, and how information flows between individuals and organizations in an increasingly connected world.
From Pflugerville ISD folks:" We are working hard to build an infrastructure that will last for a decade and support any instructional initiatives that come our way. Our 2014 Bond has set aside over $5 million for student devices and we need instructional leaders to join our team and help us integrate. Show More Summary
The Fab Academy program is a distributed educational model providing advanced digital fabrication instruction for students through a unique, hands-on curriculum and access to technological tools and resources. In this series, Erin, aka RobotGrrl shares her experiences with the program as she progresses through the courses. Show More Summary
Dmitry Medvedev instructed the government to sign the BRICS memorandum on Science, Technology and Innovation (STI).
. So since I left MetaFilter almost a year ago, my goal was to spend more time “librarianing” I have a part time job with the Internet Archive running Open Library. I write for The Message a Medium publication, sometimes … Continue reading ?
Technology specialist Sara Boucher teaches about 1,000 students in classes as large as 45 at Steven G. Schorr Elementary School in Clark County, Nevada, making it hard to tailor instruction and impossible to learn everyone's name. She does her best, but the teacher shortage in the county, which includes Las Vegas, is about to get worse. Show More Summary
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The Fab Academy program is a distributed educational model providing advanced digital fabrication instruction for students through an unique, hands-on curriculum and access to technological tools and resources. Over the next five months,...Show More Summary
What is the core, fundamental experience of instructional technology? As I reflect on my years of experience, I'm trying to take a trip down memory lane, back to what helping another educator was like. I'm reaching for that root experience because I feel that something has been lost over the years. Show More Summary
Image Source: http://goo.gl/sNyTZL Roadblock #4 - Competing Visions for Instructional Technology "Do you think technology integration has failed?" I asked a colleague. His response was less than hopeful. For many of us across the State, Instructional Technology suffered a crippling blow when the state technology allotment was cut. Show More Summary
Image Source: http://goo.gl/aJRMFu Over the last few years, I've watched the erosion of instructional technology core principles and concepts with a bit of trepidation. Ask a young whippersnapper campus instructional technologist how...Show More Summary
As I've explored the idea of "coaching" as an evolution of the role of Instructional Technology Specialist, I've stubbed my toe on what to title such a coaching role. Does such a role even need to be called out as a "coach?"Coaches,Show More Summary
As I've shared over the last few years, one of the challenges Instructional Technology specialists face as a group includes a profoundly different set of public education expectations for what they do. As I reflect on my past experiences, I can't help but wonder if there isn't a better way ahead. Show More Summary
Online technology training service Pluralsight has acquired the Orlando, Florida-based Code School, which offers dozens of instructional courses and videos for developers both online and via mobile apps. The $36 million deal is Pluralsight’s...Show More Summary
How do you really feel about technology? Is it an asset or an annoyance? A hindrance or a hero? We're inviting readers to tell us all about how technology affects their lives. Intrigued? See the instructions below. ...
Researchers from the US National Institute of Standards and Technology published instructions for a very precise LEGO watt balance to measure the kilogram unit of mass. Read the rest
Image Source: http://goo.gl/yE4tUD Technology can change the way students communicate in the classroom. It can create new patterns of discourse. Looking for some ways to leverage technology to enhance dual language instruction? While...Show More Summary
When technology is available in the classroom, teachers are no longer held prisoner to what is in the textbook, what they were able to check out from a media center before class, or to the scheduling calendar of a computer lab. There is a world of information at their fingertips—and at the fingertips of their students.