EdGamer 135: #EdTechBridge Between Educators and Developers


This week on EdGamer 135 we are joined by Steve Isaacs the brains behind EdTechBridge. Listen in as Steve walks us through some of the concepts of his gaming and learning community. Also, his blurby puts Zack's blurby to shame...tune-in and level-up!   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ck9KwbrylZg&feature=share   Please go to the Show Notes for all of our links. Here's our … [Read more...]

A Report from the Floor at the BETT Show


Editor’s Note: This guest post was written by Geeta Raj, the founder of The Global Sleepover. You can follow her on Twitter @globalsleepover and email her at graj@globalsleepover.com The 2014 BETT Show (British Educational Training and Technology) took place this past week in the massive ExCeL Center (Exhibition Centre London). It's impossible to get through all the exhibitions, … [Read more...]

aRTs Roundtable 46: Expanding Your Teacher Reach


This week on the aRTs Roundtable  we discuss how to expand your teacher reach outside the classroom. It starts with our students and their work. The sharing and communicating with other educators on a personal level, leads to many more opportunities for you and your students. Show Host: Carol Broos Show Contributors: Tricia Fuglestad, Jennifer Kolze and Brenda Muench  Leave us some … [Read more...]

The First Crack of EdTech 2.0: The EdTech Hype Bubble of 2011-2013

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Mark November 2013 as the first crack of the current 2011-2013 EdTech Hype Bubble.  In the same 30 day span that saw Chegg chip away at its eggshell with an amended S-1 filing in its eventual emergence as a public company, Chegg's co-founder Osman Rashid was dismissed from his follow-up act Kno as its financial investors turned it over to strategic investor Intel for "pennies on the dollar".  This … [Read more...]

Shannen Doherty, Dancing Babies, and Why All Education Lead Gen Sucks


One unexpected happy outcome of declining enrollments at for-profit schools and their related focus on improved student academic measures has been the dramatic decrease in the broader industry's god-awful ads. This has been less happy for actresses like Shannen Doherty or that girl who claimed to go to school in herpajamas, whose collective work for Education Connection filled many a late hour … [Read more...]

The World Theatre Video Project- Join the Global Theatre Ensemble!

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Join the World Theatre Video Project- Let's Create a Global Theatre Ensemble. The World Theatre Video Project was developed for Theatre students and teachers from all over the world connect and share their love of Theatre.  Through the use of video, we can create a World Theatre Ensemble using of Google's Tools- YouTube, Google Sites, Google Forms, and Google Drive.   If you would like to … [Read more...]

EdMix: BETT Show Pitchfest for EdTech Startups


We're excited to help our British peers at EdMix promote their hosting of an edtech Startup Pavillion and PitchFest competition at this year's BETT Show. The BETT Show runs from January 30 through February 2nd in ExCel London and is Europe's largest education conference reaching 35,000 education professionals.  EdMix is making this available for up to 20 edtech startups through heavily … [Read more...]

The BackChannel #13: A Conversation w/ Tricia & Carol

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This week on The BackChannel: This week, I invited Carol Broos and Tricia Fuglestad in for a chat.    Carol and I have been pals for several years now....but I just met Tricia in October due to the K12 Online Conference.  Both are very very VERY talented in ARTS  and I invite you to sit back and enjoy this conversation as we talk through MANY topics. (I do apologize for some of the sound … [Read more...]