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Forbes 30-Under-30 Honoree, Nic Borg, On Technology Enabled Education




This is the tenth article in the Education Technology Innovation series, and it is fair to say that Nic Borg’s background is unlike any of the other entrepreneurs featured in the series. Like others, he comes from academe, but rather than being a former Stanford professor like Sebastian Thrun or Daphne Koller, or an MIT […]



Technology in the classroom

Digital classrooms are reshaping education




The Houston Independent School District recently announced a massive technology initiative, equipping every high school student with a laptop by 2016. Superintendent Terry Grier announced the advent of “anytime-anywhere” learning, an exciting step toward modernizing a school system designed for a factory economy more than 100 years ago. Educators weary of flash-in-the-pan reforms may be […]



Technology in the classroom

Teachers College prototype classroom high-tech, but expensive




The alien-like gleam of modern, sleek sea-glass tinted chairs in 438 Horace Mann draws in wandering eyes. Then, one notices the LCD touch screens lining the erasable walls, the sophisticated Polycom microphones dangling from the ceiling, and the high defintion video cameras peeking from the wall panels which allow lectures to be recorded from almost […]



Technology in the classroom

Could this tech make life easier for teachers and pupils?




In classrooms around the world, the blackboard has already has its day and been replaced by the whiteboard. But this piece of teaching equipment may soon be on its way out as well – along with paper, pencils and textbooks. At the Lih Jen International Private Elementary and Middle School in Taipei, staff believe they […]



Technology in the classroom

Technology in the classroom




Ah, the good old days. Remember your excitement when the door of the classroom opened and someone from the AV crew wheeled in a cart with a film projector? Can you also remember watching the complicated process as your teacher skillfully threaded a film through the projector? As a student back in the day, I […]



Technology in the classroom

Colleges Sharpen the Educational Experience with Classroom Technology




Technology brings the arts, sciences and humanities to life on campus. Colleges and universities understand that technology generates excitement among students and faculty and can ­significantly improve teaching and ­learning on ­campus. But that’s not all. While technology tends to represent change, that change is often for the better, says Theresa Eggleston, executive director of […]



Technology in the classroom

Effects of Technology on Classrooms and Students




Change in Student and Teacher Roles When students are using technology as a tool or a support for communicating with others, they are in an active role rather than the passive role of recipient of information transmitted by a teacher, textbook, or broadcast. The student is actively making choices about how to generate, obtain, manipulate, or display information. […]



Technology in the classroom

Teachers embrace technology in classroom




Boxford Topsfield Middleton — Boxford Elementary School Trust (BEST) announced this week that $45,657 was gifted to Boxford Elementary Schools for teacher-requested educational learning tools and training in the Fall grant cycle. BEST received 14 grant applications from Boxford teachers – 12 of which were for 1:1 iPad technology – and they were able to […]



Technology in the classroom

Regional Project 4- Technology in the classroom




Learning apps bring new technology to classrooms. Read more in our regional project Andover’s eCademy and Technology in Education No more pencils, no more books. In today’s classrooms it is more iPad, Kindles and Nooks. Maybe not so many Kindles and Nooks in Angie Webb’s technology classroom, and there are still some pencils and books, […]



Technology in the classroom

NM teachers use technology in the classroom




Foundation offering $50,000 in grants ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. >> CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) is connecting teachers with technology for the classroom. The CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation’s Teachers and Technology grant program, administered by Innovate + Educate today, opened the application process for teachers in CenturyLink’s local service areas who want to innovatively implement technology in […]



Technology in the classroom