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Laura Stankiewicz

Calculating the Costs of Digital Textbook Initiatives in Africa - 0 views

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    Interesting article about the cost components (not just device pricetags) of using digital textbooks. The article considers Africa, but the framework can apply anywhere.
Chris Dede

Free Digital Learning Transition MOOC for Educators Starts Sept. 30 -- Campus Technology - 3 views

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    This MOOC has a better design than most, and I could get one of the leaders to teleconference with T561, if desired.
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    I think a live teleconference would be great!
Brandon Pousley

Kyle Parry on Trees and Physical-Virtual Borderlands - 0 views

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    Berkman Center Video on the implications of integrating digital technologies into traditionally analog worlds in nature. How can they help and how can they distract?
Jennifer Bartecchi

It Stems from Algebra: Professor Chris Dede and Assistant Professor Jon Star | Harvard ... - 4 views

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    "It Stems from Algebra: Professor Chris Dede and Assistant Professor Jon Star"

    Chris & Jon Star investigate the effects of online learning in math instruction & STEM.
Tomoko Matsukawa

THE FUTURE OF DIGITAL [SLIDE DECK] - Business Insider - 1 views

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    Not necessarily education related but extensive research/data on current trend in pc/mobile. (was created probably for those involved in media and marketing)
Brandon Pousley

In This Minecraft Classroom Digital Citizenship 101 Is The Topic Of Play | Fast Company - 2 views

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    Title says it all.
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    A look at how some classrooms are leveraging gaming like Minecraft to teach some of the foundations of digital citizenship.
Hongge Ren

Digital Citizenship and Creative Content - 0 views

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    The Digital Citizenship and Creative Content program is a free, turnkey instructional program. The goal is to create an awareness of the rights connected with creative content. Because only through education can students gain an understanding of the relevance of and a personal respect for creative rights and grow to become good digital citizens.
Jason Hammon

Harnessing the Power of Digital Learning - 0 views

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    See what Pearson is doing to enhance digital learning
Jeffrey Siegel

In digital textbook transition, device availability is just the beginning - 0 views

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    Discusses some funding and infrastructure hurdles (e.g.broadband services) in rolling-out digital textbooks
Tomoko Matsukawa

Lexus | Style and Technology, Together Like Never Before - 0 views

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    New ''CinePrint'' Technology used for Lexus. Seems like one another 'cool' technology that we are not sure if it is 'useful'. (but it is cool)
Sunanda V

Job Scout--Teaches Information Literacy for Job Searching - 1 views

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    Website to teach kids the information literacy skills they need to approach the job search process--interesting concept
Jeffrey Siegel

Teaching Digital Citizenship - 0 views

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    Related to our design exercise in section. Checkout the video at the bottom. Howard Gardner adds his two cents on online ethical issues .
Chris Dede

Digital textbook mandate creates a wrinkle | TBO.com - 0 views

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    Illustrates the equity concerns we discussed in class
Jeffrey Siegel

Out of Print: Reimagining the K-12 Textbook in a Digital Age - 0 views

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    Recommendation 1: Complete the Shift from Print-Centric Textbook Adoption Practices to Digital Resources within Five Years

    Recommendation 2: Develop a Vision and Roadmap for Completing the Shift
    2a: Eliminate Unnecessary Regulations and Enact Supportive Policies
    2b: Invest in Infrastructure and Devices to Support the Shift
    2c: Ensure Effective Implementation of Digital Policies.

    Recommendation 3: Ensure a Vibrant Marketplace for Digital and Open Content
Chris Dede

Report Recommends Shift to Digital Educational Resources Within 5 Years -- THE Journal - 2 views

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    The latest report on digital textbooks
Tomoko Matsukawa

Digital classrooms move deeper into India - 0 views

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    Big companies like Tata Interactive Systems (TIS) are involved. Affordability is made high through 3-5yr contract with monthly payments. ''Child centric concepts'' are widely being accepted the article says. The challenge they mention here is internet connectivity. No mention about PD or reaction from parents. Also there seem to be still a wide gap in access between private schools and public schools there. 
Jeffrey Siegel

America's Dangerous Tech Gap - 1 views

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    Chelsea Clinton chimes in on the role of tech in education and the need to create equitable access to digital technologies
Deidre Witan

Augmented Reality: Coming Soon to a School Near You? | MindShift - 0 views

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    Some of you in Dock's Innovation by Design class might be interested in this... drop down towards the end of the article for commentary on students using augmented reality as a a means of narration.
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    discussion of how AR is being used in schools
Jeffrey Siegel

Mapping The Future Of Education Technology - 2 views

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    "65% of today's grade-school children will end up at jobs that haven't been invented yet."

    Infographic detailing some possible future directions for educational technology including gamification, digital classrooms and novel computing methods.
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