Monthly Archives: February 2011

Federal EdTech Agency Part of Obama Strategy

President Obama is requesting fiscal 2012 funding for an edtech agency within the Department of Education, along with a $2 billion grant program to fund sharable, web-based tools. Advanced Research Projects Agency – Education would support research on breakthrough technologies … Continue reading

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Trends: Guidance from the eduCloud

Nowadays, having your head in the cloud isn’t so bad. Education is going just that way: a new consortium is forming that is indicative of a major trend in education regarding the use of cloud computing*. Under the direction of New York-based Visions … Continue reading

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Interview | Alex Inman and the Education Collaborators

Alex Inman is a school technology director who works at Whitfield School in St. Louis, Missouri, and as other places he’s worked, Alex loves it. “The kids keep me laughing and give my work purpose,” he says. Previously, Alex launched … Continue reading

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Trends: Learning in the 21st Century: Taking it Mobile!

Learning in the 21st Century: Taking it Mobile is a Blackboard report based on Project Tomorrow’s Speak Up survey, the largest of its kind survey about student attitudes toward technology in schools. Findings include: -Access to smartphones has more than … Continue reading

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Interview | Richard Lang’s Passion for Collaborizing Classrooms

A pioneer in the technology industry (co-inventor of the world’s first, patented dual-deck VCR back in 1983 and co-founder of Go-Video, as well as inventor of a video and audio delivery solution creating the foundation for today’s video-on-demand systems), Richard … Continue reading

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