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Seeing is Believing: The Awesomeness that is zSpace

You see, when I think about my recent test-drive of the zSpace System, which is defined by the self-titled technology provider as “a virtual reality environment for immersive exploration, visualization, and learning,” I find myself with a swirling brain full of positive adjectives that ironically render me nearly s...

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3 Ways to Use New ThingLink for Video in the Classroom

With ThingLink for Video, teachers can enrich existing educational videos with content to actively engage students in the learning, provide resources for enrichment, and collect feedback through the use of available web tools. The possibilities are tremendous. Here are a few ways to use ThingLink for Video.

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Talent Is UNDERrated

By: Renee Hill. An intelligent, capable, results-driven pool of individuals who are willing to act interdependently and accountably, is essential for any school or school district to competently meet the needs of today’s students, parents, professionals, and communities. Talent is THAT important.

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The Classroom & Learning in 5 Years: Impossible to Envision?

My New Balance-cushioned pace has a purpose. Every stride, every inquisitive look, every piece of educational bling-bling has me pondering, “What will the classroom and learning look like in five years?”

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Don’t Leave Your Learning Behind: What To Do Now That #ISTE2014 Is Over

With hundreds of opportunities to learn at ISTE2014, whether in formal sessions or tangential conversations, attendees have quite possibly reached the upper limit of their cognitive loads. And as the thousands of educators head home from Atlanta, the same question will be on all of our minds; how do I use what I learne...

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The Learning Accelerator

The Learning Accelerator is a non-profit whose mission is to accelerate the implementation of high-quality blended learning in school districts across America.

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At #ISTE2014, Process Over Product Prevails

If you listen closely to the conversations taking place at ISTE2014, you will hear educators talking about BYOD, 1:1 initiatives, maker education, and more. But whether in a formal session or a chance meeting in a corridor at the Georgia World Congress Center, one common theme seems to connect what everyone is talking ...

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Ignite Sessions: The New Faculty Meetings?

Hey, educational administrators, were you listening at ISTE’s 1st round of the Ignite sessions? If so, you may have walked away with a revolutionary way to conduct future faculty meetings.

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