KnowledgeWorks explores blockchain’s potential in the future of learning
Cincinnati, Ohio – From tracking absences to managing homework deadlines to keeping in touch with parents, emerging technologies are often looked to when solving a problem in a school or classroom. But what if, rather than solving a problem, technology could open doors for learning? What if it could expand capacity for school districts, provide greater support for teachers, open opportunities for parents and community members to get involved, enable new learning structures, and increase learning possibilities for students?
Author: CoSpaces Staff
Virtual Reality (VR) has already made its way into some classrooms – especially as a means for going on inexpensive school trips to Chichen Itza, the Great Wall of China or even Mars. All you need are a few smartphones and headsets. Once you have them in your classroom, you will find out: VR is not only a great tool for exploring far away places. You can do a lot more with it. For example, you can let your students build virtual realities themselves.
Degreed Expands With Launch of First Mobile Application Following Massive Surge In Education Technology
Company Strives To Capture And Measure Lifelong Learning With New iOS App And Web Platform
San Francisco, CA - June 29, 2016- Degreed, the fast-growing learning technology company that works to make all career and lifelong learning matter, is excited to announce the launch of its first native mobile app, available for free on iOS in the App Store. This native app launch follows a $21MM round of Series B funding (January 2016), and the company’s first acquisition, of European-based company, Gibbon. Degreed’s product development and mobile roll-out illustrates the market acceleration and need for empowerment and recognition of all types of individual, lifelong learning.
Multi-project initiative to include first of its kind blueprint for school transformation,
leadership courses, school development tools
DENVER, COLORADO (PRWEB) JUNE 26, 2016 - At last week's ISTE 2016 opening general session, the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) and Microsoft Corp. announced they plan to combine and expand a host of their world-class initiatives to ensure educators and school leaders around the world have access to school planning and professional development resources.
This collaboration stems from a shared belief that technology has the power to transform learning, and can do so most effectively when it’s embedded in how a school or educator thinks about and drives new learning opportunities.
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