Educelerate XVI: The Big 5 Publishers

April 11, 2014 2:12 pm
Educelerate XVI: The Big 5 Publishers

This Educelerate Event was recorded on April 10th, 2014 and presented by Christopher Nyren, Founder of Educelerate. Educelerate holds a gathering space for Ed Tech leaders in the industry with the educators and entrepreneurs who share their interests. This next episode, taken from Educelerate 16: The Big 5, invites listeners and viewers to get inside the Big Five Education Publishers, and see how the transition from print to digital is going.

Chalkles: The Facebook-Oculus Education Model [Comic]

April 11, 2014 1:19 pm
Chalkles: The Facebook-Oculus Education Model [Comic]

Here’s the lastest #fridayfunny from Chalkles!

Flipped Learning #82: Wearable Technology in the Classroom

April 8, 2014 11:07 pm
Flipped Learning #82: Wearable Technology in the Classroom

Troy Cockrum and Joan Brown interview Nick Provenzano, also known as The Nerdy Teacher, about using Wearable Technology in the classroom.

It Happens In The Hallway

April 8, 2014 11:29 am
It Happens In The Hallway

  18 to 114. I counted the steps today. 18 steps from the front door of my school to the nearest classroom and 114 steps to the farthest. I spend a lot of time thinking about what happens in those steps. 17. That’s how many years I have served in this district.  I’ve served in 8 different positions in 7 buildings, 8 different classrooms, and 5 offices. A number I have lost track of- The number of trainings, programs, inservices, […]

#Ladygeeks #050: Jennifer Leban and #arted

April 7, 2014 8:35 am
#Ladygeeks #050: Jennifer Leban and #arted

The #ladygeeks are chatting with Jennifer Leban about technology in the art class. We will demo tech tools, talk to our geek, share tech of the week, and have fun doing it all! Check back on www.ladygeeks.org for links to everything as well as subscribe to us on iTunes!

Mission Monday #027: How The Media Hasn’t Met Your Teacher

April 7, 2014 8:34 am
Mission Monday #027: How The Media Hasn’t Met Your Teacher

In this episode, Sam (@samuelstecher) and Mark (@mc_bossy) discuss how the media has portrayed teachers and principals over the past few decades, and not done a very good job at it. They talk about movies such as “Breakfast Club,” “Dead Poets Society” and “Bad Teacher” among many others.

Learning ReDesignED: Episode #011: Innovative Furniture with Alex Carsi

April 7, 2014 8:33 am
Learning ReDesignED: Episode #011: Innovative Furniture with Alex Carsi

On this show we have our guest, Alex Carsi joining us from Interiors for Business (IFB) which has a warehouse and showroom located just west of Chicago, Illinois in Batavia. We will discuss how the future of furniture in education is changing and the shopping and design for furniture is a piece to transforming our learning spaces in schools.

EdGamer 133: International Tabletop Day

April 5, 2014 4:54 pm
EdGamer 133: International Tabletop Day

This week on EdGamer 133 we celebrate International Tabletop Day! Join us as we take a look at events happening all over the globe in honor of this game based holiday. We also take a look at the new Amazon Fire TV and its gaming possibilities. As always, we bring you all the latest news and notes from the gaming and learning world. Tune-in and level-up!

Google Educast #138: The Marginalizer

April 5, 2014 1:54 pm
Google Educast #138: The Marginalizer

Kim leads Sean, Fred, Chris and Kevin through Google’s April Fools tricks. Gmail tops their Shelfie’s announcement with shareable Gmail themes. Fred leads a discussion on docs security and promoting the value of two-step-authentication. Google and Donors Choose have joined up to help fund teacher programs.

The Two Guys Show #27: Aurasma’s Global Head of Operations David Stone

April 3, 2014 9:00 am
The Two Guys Show #27: Aurasma’s Global Head of Operations David Stone

We are so excited to have Aurasma’s David Stone join us tonight on The Two Guys Show! David is the Global Head of Operations at HP Aurasma. We will discuss augmented reality in education, how David first discovered AR, as well as the amazing updates and innovations Aurasma is working on.

The Two Guys Show #26: Leslie Fisher

April 2, 2014 6:07 pm
The Two Guys Show #26: Leslie Fisher

Welcome to the 26th episode of the The Two Guys Show! Tonight we welcome the amazing Leslie Fisher! Leslie is Chief Geek of Fisher Technologies Incorporated which specializes in K-12 presenting and training, Digital Photography education, capture, workflow, editing and a touch of web development. Leslie is always on the cutting edge of educational technology and is an inspiring presenter! We are very excited to have Leslie join us for this episode to discuss this week’s MACUL Conference and her Augmented Reality workshop tomorrow!

aRTs Roundtable 49: Going Low Tech to High Tech, the Growing Pains

April 2, 2014 3:00 pm
aRTs Roundtable 49: Going Low Tech to High Tech, the Growing Pains

This week on the aRTs Roundtable talk about tips for starting technology projects in the arts classroom. There will be growing pains in the beginning. Some simple tips to minimize tech “fails.” Show Host: Carol Broos Show Contributors: Tricia Fuglestad, Jennifer Kolze and Brenda Muench  Leave us some feedback! Contact us with any questions or comments- artsroundtable@edreach.us

The EdAdmin Minute 322: Learning To Write Great Sentences

April 2, 2014 5:00 am
The EdAdmin Minute 322: Learning To Write Great Sentences

In today’s daily dose of The EdAdmin Minute I share some thought on written communication. Show Links: Stanley Fish: How To Write A Sentence; And How To Read One Lists of the Best Sentences — Opening, Closing, and Otherwise — in English-Language Novels  

UNext Eats MOOCs: Raises $150mm From Larry Ellison And Partners With Chicago And Stanford

April 1, 2014 10:00 am
UNext Eats MOOCs: Raises $150mm From Larry Ellison And Partners With Chicago And Stanford

We at Educelerate are proud to help break the industry transforming news of the newest (and biggest) entrant in the MOOC space, UNext.com.  Launching today with a $150 million investment led by Larry Ellison and Michael Milken’s Knowledge Universe, UNext has raised more than Cousera, Udacity, edX , NovoED and Udemy combined.  The startup is based upon a new academic alliance made up of the University of Chicago, Stanford University, Columbia University, Carnegie-Mellon University and the London School of Economics which have together […]

April 11th Deadline to Apply for 4.0 Schools Next Launch Program

April 1, 2014 9:00 am
April 11th Deadline to Apply for 4.0 Schools Next Launch Program

4.0 Schools is calling all EdTech startups to to apply for its next Launch program.

Introducing: The Google Docs Marginalizer

April 1, 2014 8:00 am
Introducing: The Google Docs Marginalizer

Margins have long been a problem with Google Docs, as many an English teacher can attest to. In this video, Kevin Brookhouser shares how you can marginalize your friends with Google Docs! Enjoy!

The EdAdmin Minute 321: Dialogue Vs. Decision Making

April 1, 2014 5:00 am
The EdAdmin Minute 321: Dialogue Vs. Decision Making

In today’s daily dose of The EdAdmin Minute I share some intriguing thoughts on Dialogue vs. Decision making. Show Links: Crucial Conversations  

iDig Video #044: Use “Game of Thrones” With Your Film Students!

March 31, 2014 6:32 pm
iDig Video #044: Use “Game of Thrones” With Your Film Students!

The “Game of Thrones” is an amazing mini-series and a gold mine for instructional use with young writers and filmmakers! Join us as we look at this series through the lens of character development and plot structure, and discover some fascinating lessons for your film, English and creative writing students. And – a phenomenal new theory on several key characters in the series! Winter is here!