A high school math teacher talks about flipping the classroom and what he learned his first year. He covers what tools to use, how to deal with concerned parents and offers his tips for success.
Unified communications is increasingly gaining a foothold in commercial environments as is BYOD. It is important to set clear guidelines for employees who wish to use their own devices at work. Data access, security and other concerns should be addressed as part of your BYOD strategy.
Finding technology grants can be a painful and time consuming process. Not anymore! We’ve put together a guide of grants so you can start the application process today.
Products from ISTE 2013 and more recent announcements for your BYOD or 1-1 classroom including the Google Nexus, Acer Iconia W5, Belkin Store and Charge, Gumdrop cases, the Amplify Tablet, NEC DisplayNote, the LearnPad, the Microsoft Surface Tablet and more.
See how the Passaic City Schools prepared teachers for a 1:1 deployment of Samsung Chromebooks. The pilot teachers did 60 hours of professional development, reviewing topics like digital citizenship, managing a 1:1 classroom and more. Passaic technology coaches share their pain points and offer advice for preparing for your own 1:1.
Creating a successful 1:1 program is about more than just technology. Experts share their experiences and offer tips on things like training, creating user guidelines and financing technology initiatives.
The Eloy School District Located in rural Arizona has deployed Samsung School, an integrated classroom technology solution, through a federal School Improvement Grant. The district has reported greater levels of student engagement and higher attendance rates.
The technology director at Morningside College talks about testing Google Glass and how wearable technology could change education. She discusses the implications for computer science students, health sciences and distance learning.
The Guilford County School district in North Carolina has purchased over 21,000 Amplify tablets as part of a personalized learning initiative. The district’s director of Instructional Technology shares his goals for mobile learning and how the district is preparing teachers to rethink insturction.
Manage Mobility and Smith Micro Software have partnered on a mobile device management solution called Connection Manager. It allows school administrators to prioritize wireless networks and offer CIPA-compliant filtering. Connection Manger also alerts students when they are approaching their device’s data limits.