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Online Learning Service Pluralsight Acquires Code School For $36 Million

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

Tell us about technology: good, bad and ugly

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. ...

Define the kilogram with a LEGO watt balance

4 weeks agoOdd : Boing Boing

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

3 Steps to Leverage Technology for Language Learners

Image Source: 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

Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT) and the Changing Face of Instruction

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.

Questions for Hiring a Technology Coach

I was one of the first Instructional Technology Coaches […]

Whatever Happened to Whatever Happened to Instructional Technology?

creative commons licensed ( BY-NC ) flickr photo shared by QuestionMark Has anyone jumped any chasms lately? Once again, the associative trails in my cerebral memex fired off this morning. Via a tweet from Karen Fasimpaur, I watchedShow More Summary

Beautiful R2-D2 Wood Stove Is the Droid You're Looking For

4 months agoOdd : Neatorama

Instructables member doddiezoomer is a technology schoolteacher "tasked with inspiring the next generation of designers." He's got the right stuff for that job! Doddiezoomer is great at merging fine craftsmanship and a geeky style. We've previously seen his Darth Vader wood stove. Show More Summary

Nearly 70% of Young Iranians Use Illegal Internet Circumvention Tools

According to Iran’s list of Computer Crimes, the distribution of both circumvention technology and instructions to use such tools are both illegal. Violating these laws can result in severe punishment.

Free and Cheap Technologies to Supercharge Your Teaching

Just gave a fun whirlwind instructional technology talk and I wanted to provide the slides and links below for the attendees (and anyone else who’s interested). Slides: Links: Tools for Point of Need and/or Mobile Instruction Library DIY ARIS QR Codes QR Codes Video Demo QR Code Generators Kaywa QR Stuff QR Code Readers Kaywa Quickmark...

USC, UCLA, Caltech get joint grant to fuel tech start-ups in L.A.

5 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

With funding from the National Science Foundation, three of the top universities in Southern California are teaming up to supply instruction, events and research aimed at helping technology start-ups flourish in the region.

USC, UCLA, Caltech get joint grant to fuel tech start-ups in L.A.

With funding from the National Science Foundation, three of the top universities in Southern California are teaming up to supply instruction, events and research aimed at helping technology start-ups flourish in the region.

An Auto-Leveling Gyro Camera For Motorcycle Enthusiasts

5 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Hack a Day

[Saftari] was inspired by the technology used to capture video in the MotoGP World Championship races to create these instructables on how to build an auto-leveling Gyro camera. The setup he developed maintains the camera at a consistent...Show More Summary

?Rafranz Davis on the Classroom, Technology and Building a Community of Educators (EdSurge News)

As an instructional technology specialist with nine years of teaching math behind her, Rafranz Davis has experience with how technology can help in the classroom. She’s got valuable advice for educators and entrepreneurs, so when EdSurge got a chance to ask her a few questions about her experiences Source: "If edtech companies are not […]

Sproutling smart baby monitor learns and predicts baby behavior

6 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Babies don't come with instruction manuals, so the saying goes. But technology is promising to lend new parents a helping hand in the form of Sproutling, a smart baby monitor that keeps parents abreast of baby’s physical status, conditions...Show More Summary

10 Self-Evaluation Tips for Technology Instructional Specialists

Successful technology integration must include an element of reflection to stay focused on how individual teachers and learners will use this technology in the classroom. Source: I’ve worked as a literacy coach, technology coach, and leadership coach, and I can never emphasize enough the importance of self-reflection on the part of the "coach"… This […]

The Zillow Short Instruction Manual

By Diamond Technology Management: Situation: Zillow is humorously valued even compared to its high growth internet peer group. Zillow trades at 146 times forward earnings versus the 76 median forward earnings of its comparable companies. Show More Summary

A Fuse Here and a Wire There, and You've Got a DIY Game Boy

Game Boy is 25 years old, but that doesn't mean we can't bring it back via new technology. DIY tech site Adafruit posted instructions on how to create your own pocket-sized portable with the help of a 3D printer. The "Gamegirl" usesShow More Summary

Supporting Complex Change

Integrating technology, project based learning, personalized instruction, etc all require a change in a teacher’s pedagogical practice.  That is a pretty complex change as there is nothing simple about people, teaching and learning.  The teachers I support are my ‘students’. I need to know what is not working or missing to help them achieve success […]

How to Build Your Own Knowledge Graph (Video – Part 1)

Straight out of Google I/O this week, came some interesting announcements related to Semantic Web technologies and Linked Data. Included in the mix was a cool instructional video series about how to “Build a Small Knowledge Graph.” Part...Show More Summary

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