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Mastering the Art of Meaningful Engagement

While engagement is no doubt desirable, educators should think carefully about what, exactly, they want students to engage…

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IT Innovation on a Budget

Unlike their counterparts in other industries, CIOs in school systems, colleges and universities are challenged to balance technology…

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Blended Learning: Making the Most of Resources

A different model of delivering education that requires fewer teachers and relies more heavily on technology may help…

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ESSA: What Parents and Teachers Need to Know

When the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) was signed into law on Dec. 10, 2015, it supplanted the No Child Left Behind Act. While some applauded, others lamented the change. The act will take full effect during the 2017-2018 school year, although state assessments and some other requirements went into effect on the day it was signed. Take a look at how ESSA will impact teachers, students, and parents.

Lenovo PerspectiveLENOVO PERSPECTIVE  |  Feb 06, 2017  |  3 months ago

Planning for Ed Tech: Getting Out in Front of the Future

With the abundance of new educational technology platforms, tools, and resources available today to enhance student experiences and outcomes, a strategic technology plan for K-12 districts is proving increasingly important and useful.

Lenovo PerspectiveLENOVO PERSPECTIVE  |  Jan 02, 2017  |  4 months ago

Bad at Math? Maybe It’s in Your Head

Let’s learn why With Math I Can is so critical for today’s students.

Lenovo PerspectiveLENOVO PERSPECTIVE  |  Dec 26, 2016  |  5 months ago

How North Carolina is Planning for a Digital Learning Future

The North Carolina Digital Learning Plan (NCDLP), the state’s official digital learning blueprint, lays out a wired and better-educated future for its schools. Here's how it happened, how it works, and what it means to you.

Lenovo PerspectiveLENOVO PERSPECTIVE  |  Dec 19, 2016  |  5 months ago

A University Where Students Are The Teachers

Students in California and France are taking on peer-to-peer learning and landing jobs at top tech firms after graduating.

FROM bbc.com  |  Dec 01, 2016  |  6 months ago

Educause Parody Twitter Goes Viral

Have you read the punny @EDUCAUSE_HULK? See how he succeeded in engaging attendees.

FROM edsurge.com  |  Nov 29, 2016  |  6 months ago

Have You Crossed Off Cross-Curricular Classes?

Try these ways to instill the concepts of cross-curricular classes in your classroom.

FROM eschoolnews.com  |  Nov 23, 2016  |  6 months ago

What Actions Will You Take In Response To ESSA?

As ESSA offers more flexibility and autonomy, schools must be proactive about what students need.

FROM hechingerreport.org  |  Nov 23, 2016  |  6 months ago

House Calls: Not Just For Doctors

A Johns Hopkins University study reveals there may be big benefits to teachers making house calls.

FROM washingtonpost.com  |  Nov 21, 2016  |  6 months ago

Let Students Get In The Game

Why don't we teach science and math the way coaches instruct basketball or ballet? What holds us back from hands-on learning?

FROM kqed.org  |  Nov 17, 2016  |  6 months ago

Digital Portfolios: Collecting and Harnessing Student Progress

Digital portfolios can maintain an ongoing record and repository of educational accomplishments that can travel with students from school to school and, eventually, from job to job. That doesn’t mean the refrigerator won’t remain a place to proudly display their achievements, but it does make easier to review what they have learned from their studies.

Lenovo PerspectiveLENOVO PERSPECTIVE  |  Nov 07, 2016  |  6 months ago

Use Data To Drive Diversity

Learn how your predictive data could be causing unintented bias rather than diversity.

FROM edsurge.com  |  Nov 03, 2016  |  6 months ago

What the 2016 Election May Hold for Education: A Voter’s Guide

Election cycles always create a certain amount of consternation as we wait to see who will hold office and what impact potential shifts may hold on the issues we feel most strongly about. Education is one arena that will certainly feel some impact based on new officeholders at the federal and state level. Here is a rundown of the key issues in education and how they may be impacted at the K-12 and higher ed levels.

Lenovo PerspectiveLENOVO PERSPECTIVE  |  Oct 31, 2016  |  7 months ago

A Taste Of College

Dual credit programs allowing high school students to earn college credit may boost enrollment.

FROM eschoolnews.com  |  Oct 28, 2016  |  7 months ago

Next Steps For Personalized Learning

How do you visualize personalized learning in your classroom?

FROM hechingerreport.org  |  Oct 26, 2016  |  7 months ago

Full STEAM Ahead

Check out six tips for bolstering the future of STEM and STEAM education.

FROM eschoolnews.com  |  Oct 26, 2016  |  7 months ago

IT And Teachers Team Up

When teachers collaborate with IT rather than work separately, new doors open for classroom tech.

FROM edtechmagazine.com  |  Oct 25, 2016  |  7 months ago

Launching LinkedIn Learning

Have you tried LinkedIn Learning, LinkedIn's new educational platform?

FROM techcrunch.com  |  Oct 25, 2016  |  7 months ago

Moving Beyond Pilot Programs

Finland leads the way in implementing new education research findings.

FROM businessinsider.com  |  Oct 24, 2016  |  7 months ago

ESSA: What Parents and Teachers Need to Know

When the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) was signed into law on Dec. 10, 2015, it supplanted the No Child Left Behind Act. While some applauded, others lamented the change. The act will take full effect during the 2017-2018 school year, although state assessments and some other requirements went into effect on the day it was signed. Take a look at how ESSA will impact teachers, students, and parents.

Lenovo PerspectiveLENOVO PERSPECTIVE  |  Oct 20, 2016  |  7 months ago

Taming Teacher Turnover

How can you employ tech to transform teachers' experiences at your school?

FROM eschoolnews.com  |  Oct 14, 2016  |  7 months ago

Shifting School Schedules

In terms of typical days and the school year, systems are experimenting with new schedules.

FROM theatlantic.com  |  Oct 12, 2016  |  7 months ago

From Pokemon Go To Mars

This VR program was particularly designed to be meaningful in the classroom.

FROM eschoolnews.com  |  Oct 11, 2016  |  7 months ago

Meet The Innovators In Higher Ed

See this list of educators making a difference in higher ed.

FROM washingtonmonthly.com  |  Oct 07, 2016  |  7 months ago

The Newest Benefit Of Social Media

Some scholarly organizations say social media engagement may affect tenure.

FROM insidehighered.com  |  Oct 06, 2016  |  7 months ago

The Future Of E-Learning Is In Question

A new study suggests e-learning is in decline. What does that mean for those starting to explore it?

FROM campustechnology.com  |  Oct 04, 2016  |  7 months ago

Prepping From Kindergarten To College

How early should college preparatory thinking appear in curricula?

FROM districtadministration.com  |  Sep 29, 2016  |  8 months ago

Address Attendance Problems

The reasons behind student absenteeism may be surprising—and addressable.

FROM npr.org  |  Sep 23, 2016  |  8 months ago

E-Counseling To Offer More Student Support

Virtual counselors could help ease the burden of our national shortage of school counselors.

FROM hechingerreport.org  |  Sep 21, 2016  |  8 months ago

AI Promises To Change Education

What will the future of education look like? This author addresses AI as a major component.

FROM eschoolnews.com  |  Sep 21, 2016  |  8 months ago

Introducing STEM Learning Early In Preschool

A new grant helps preschools take STEM fundamentals to our youngest students.

FROM eschoolnews.com  |  Sep 16, 2016  |  8 months ago

Searching The World For Ed Tech Best Practices

Legislators are encouraging schools to learn from the best–across the globe.

FROM usnews.com  |  Sep 16, 2016  |  8 months ago

Harvey-Mudd Has Done What Many Have Failed To Do

A California college took on gender bias and now has a high number of female STEM graduates.

FROM qz.com  |  Sep 08, 2016  |  8 months ago

Six Majors That Best Prepare Students For Jobs

A new study examines the career pipeline to identify fields of study that lead to jobs.

FROM ecampusnews.com  |  Sep 08, 2016  |  8 months ago

Big Data, Big Decisions

While the Internet of Things presents exciting and innovative opportunities for all industries, educators will have to consider the potential risk involved with collecting personal information.

FROM educause.edu  |  Sep 07, 2016  |  8 months ago

Exploring the #IndieEdTech Movement

What is Indie ed tech, and how might it impact ed tech? In this article, we will explore the emerging movement’s participants, motivations, traction, and scale.

Lenovo PerspectiveLENOVO PERSPECTIVE  |  Sep 06, 2016  |  8 months ago

Becoming Future-Ready, Not Tech Heavy

When making decisions about what technology solutions are right for your school district, consider these nine steps to ensure you're ready for the next tech evolution.

FROM edtechmagazine.com  |  Aug 31, 2016  |  9 months ago

Sealing The Deal

Attaching a seal of recognition for achievement in STEM studies could incentivize students to participate in science and mathematics. California high schools may begin ...

FROM edsource.org  |  Aug 22, 2016  |  9 months ago

Hit The Snooze Button On Dull Lectures

Though movement away from lecture-centric classrooms began in the physics department, it has spread to all areas of higher education in favor of more interactive methods of teaching.

FROM theatlantic.com  |  Aug 18, 2016  |  9 months ago

Do Librarians Face Extinction?

As makerspaces become more common, libraries take on new form as digital innovation centers. Should certified librarians be concerned about jobs?

Aug 16, 2016  |  9 months ago

Use ESSA Funds For Best Outcomes

The sweeping legislation focuses on improving outcomes for students, but this will ultimately depend on how those dollars are spent. Explore the impacts of ESSA.

FROM edsurge.com  |  Aug 12, 2016  |  9 months ago

Employers Place Stock In Digital Badges

When you've caught all the Pokemon, try collecting digital badges. Higher ed institutions are offering such certificates to symbolize skill mastery, and employers are responding.

FROM forbes.com  |  Aug 11, 2016  |  9 months ago

Ever Considered Year-Round?

Though cost is a concern, districts are discussing a shift to year-round school calendars, as the timeframe offers benefits with regard to tech.

FROM www.newsobserver.com  |  Aug 05, 2016  |  9 months ago

Predictive Analytics Going Too Far?

Data is being increasingly used in higher ed to predict student success, but what ethical considerations surround the innovation? This article addresses questions of ...

FROM businessinsider.com  |  Aug 04, 2016  |  10 months ago

Nontraditional Avenues To Higher Ed

University systems have two options: run from alternative pathways in education or embrace them. Some, like Harvard, are hearing student voices on the topic.

FROM ecampusnews.com  |  Aug 03, 2016  |  10 months ago

Study Points To Tech Training For Teachers

New research supports what teachers have been saying for quite some time. In order to thrive in a tech-enabled environment, they require more skill training.

FROM edtechmagazine.com  |  Aug 02, 2016  |  10 months ago

Is The Degree Going Obsolete?

As job recruitment transitions from degree-oriented to skill-oriented hiring models, higher ed institutions should note the implications of sites like LinkedIn and Lynda.com.

FROM edsurge.com  |  Jul 29, 2016  |  10 months ago

Tech For All Subjects

While it may seem like tech-loving teachers are only found in STEM classrooms, this English teacher runs a paperless setup, proving that tech can work for all subjects.

FROM edweek.org  |  Jul 28, 2016  |  10 months ago

Change To Come: Microsoft Acquires LinkedIn

What will this buyout mean for your system? Some speculate the rise on competency-based certifications in lieu of degree programs, but only time will tell.

FROM edtechmagazine.com  |  Jul 27, 2016  |  10 months ago

NAF & Lenovo: Strengthening the Talent Pipeline

JD Hoye, president of NAF, joins us to share how partnerships with businesses like Lenovo improve education and the economy by strengthening the talent pipeline.

Lenovo PerspectiveLENOVO PERSPECTIVE  |  Jul 26, 2016  |  10 months ago

Where Will Ed Tech Take Us In 20 Years?

Here's the shortlist of predictions of ed tech experts. With five overarching trends to lead, this could be the landscape for future educators.

FROM gettingsmart.com  |  Jul 19, 2016  |  10 months ago

Higher Ed: Exceeding Expectations

Chancellor Carol Folt of the University of North Carolina weighs in on how higher education institutions can shift traditional teaching patterns to benefit students.

FROM wsj.com  |  Jul 15, 2016  |  10 months ago

No Degree? No Problem

An educational organization out of Atlanta, Code Start is giving disenfranchised 18- to 24-year-olds the option to learn coding methods.

FROM npr.org  |  Jul 14, 2016  |  10 months ago

International Students Providing Voice And Perspective

Worth much more beyond tuition, international students are able to enhance higher ed experiences for students and professors. Their global knowledge offers ...

FROM timeshighereducation.com  |  Jul 13, 2016  |  10 months ago

Perfect IT Strategy For Your School

For the IT pros who support systems in schools, it may feel like there's not enough time in the day, but a strategic IT plan can alleviate technological growing pains.

FROM campustechnology.com  |  Jul 12, 2016  |  10 months ago

Flipped Classroom: Dropouts To Advise

With higher institution dropout rates on the rise, some schools, like San Jose State University, are going to the source for advice on retention.

FROM npr.org  |  Jul 11, 2016  |  10 months ago

IoT: Let’s Talk Benefits And Drawbacks

An infographic representation of 600 survey respondents depicts how K-12 IT managers predict data drawn from the Internet of Things will impact education in the coming years.

FROM edtechmagazine.com  |  Jul 05, 2016  |  11 months ago

A New Use For Blockchain

No longer just for sharing bitcoin, blockchain technology could be useful for sharing student data across institutions. Blockchain adds secure layers that would protect student data.

FROM edsurge.com  |  Jun 30, 2016  |  11 months ago

Sorting Through the Ed Tech Clutter

The global ed tech market is expected to hit $252 billion by 2020. Learn about the challenges this may present for educators as the market is flooded with options.

FROM startups.co.uk  |  Jun 29, 2016  |  11 months ago

Education Resources Go Global

As technology makes the world “smaller,” attention is being focused on the disparities in education across the globe. Read about the World Access to Higher Education Day.

FROM universityworldnews.com  |  Jun 29, 2016  |  11 months ago

EdTech Closing Education Equity Gap

Check out this visual representation of how technologies can bridge the education gap in schools today. DreamWakers and similar startups will have you thinking of the cool options that are out there for your school system.

FROM futurism.com  |  Jun 21, 2016  |  11 months ago

Indie Movement Takes Tech Industry

If you thought it was just for film or music, think again. The indie (independent) movement has made its way into the technology sphere, prompting students and teachers to start creating the technology they want to use for instruction. #IndieEdTech

FROM onlinelearningconsortium.org  |  Jun 14, 2016  |  11 months ago

Help Is Out There—And It’s Free

Online tools that can be utilized after school hours are readily available and free for students to access. How can school systems ensure this is known? Teachers will get peak results with individualized learning designs by educating parents and students alike about at-home learning tools.

FROM news.gatech.edu  |  Jun 14, 2016  |  11 months ago

Innovation Right Under Your Nose

What creative tools are teachers in your school system using? It could mean big money if theirs are anything like this year's winners at Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition.

FROM marketbrief.edweek.org  |  Jun 13, 2016  |  11 months ago

Is Your TA A Robot?

While it may still be far off to assume AI robots could replace teachers, they might make effective TAs and help lightened the load of human teachers. In a recent study, students couldn’t tell a difference!

FROM wsj.com  |  Jun 07, 2016  |  11 months ago

Ed Tech Innovators

Odds are you have education innovators in your school district that are finding great new teaching tools, like Matthew Ramirez. By recognizing these tech stars you can help facilitate greater adoption.

FROM forbes.com  |  May 27, 2016  |  12 months ago

Investing In Education

How can investors from outside the education system, like Mark Cuban, improve education? Rather than getting defensive, collaboration with outside opinions may create positive conversation within the system.

FROM chronicle.com  |  May 25, 2016  |  12 months ago

Team STEM

One school has taken an innovative approach to STEM instruction by recruiting four teachers to collaborate on one course. Learn how this interdisciplinary tactic works towards STEM’s larger goal of critical thinking.

FROM eschoolnews.com  |  May 20, 2016  |  12 months ago

Planning for New World Education

Technology is ever developing and quickly entering our classrooms and school districts. This change and adaption has the potential to be disruptive. How can your school prepare effectively for new educational opportunities?

FROM hechingerreport.org  |  May 19, 2016  |  12 months ago

From Lecturer to Cognitive Coach

Nobel Laureate Carl Wieman argues that the traditional college lecture is ineffective. Instead, use active learning methods to get students involved in the learning process.

FROM npr.org  |  May 17, 2016  |  12 months ago

Addressing Bias: A Lesson From Amsterdam

Education is a global issue, and there are some important takeaways we should consider from a recent Dutch report. It highlights how unconscious teacher biases affect children from different backgrounds.

FROM dutchnews.nl  |  May 13, 2016  |  1 year ago

New Attendees for a New Conversation

This year’s “Davos in the Desert” event featured many attendees who usually don’t end up in one room together to discuss education. See who was there and why this mix is important.

FROM edsurge.com  |  May 11, 2016  |  1 year ago

Making Digital Curricula a Top Priority

While digital curricula are increasing, 38% of schools still have no digital content or strategies. How is your school district measuring up?

FROM eschoolnews.com  |  May 06, 2016  |  1 year ago

Supercharge Your Brand

How does your school rank among the “five key states of university brands” identified in this article? Assess the opportunities for your school system to better leverage online tools.

FROM timeshighereducation.com  |  May 05, 2016  |  1 year ago

Get Online to Brand Your School

Catch a recap of comments from Eric Sheninger, CoSN 2016 speaker and senior fellow with the International Center for Leadership in Education. He addressed how schools can utilize social media to strengthen their brands and better communicate.

FROM edtechmagazine.com  |  May 04, 2016  |  1 year ago

The Buzz About Blockchain

Have you heard of Blockchain? It’s one of the trendiest new technologies that could impact education, but it is also one of the hardest to understand. Think Bitcoin.

FROM edsurge.com  |  Apr 25, 2016  |  1 year ago

Tech Shines Light on Inequity

From lack of female and minority representation in STEM careers to lack of broadband to reach students in rural areas, every school district has inequity. How can you assess student needs and prioritize areas of inequity?

FROM dailylobo.com  |  Apr 21, 2016  |  1 year ago

K-12 Students Explore the Jobs of the Future

How do schools prepare students for jobs of the future when we don’t know what those jobs will look like? The answer may lie in the introduction of technology early to foster exploration and creativity.

FROM educationworld.com  |  Apr 13, 2016  |  1 year ago

Artificial Intelligence in the Classroom

A Google program recently demonstrated that a computer can learn by itself. Having opened that Pandora’s box, the Pearson Report sheds some insight into the potential of applying artificial intelligence in education.

FROM npr.org  |  Apr 11, 2016  |  1 year ago

Education Needs to Embrace Innovation

While other industries forge ahead, tackling disruption in the name of embracing innovation, education often clings to tradition. What are the disruptions that await education in the future, and how can your organization prepare?

FROM knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu  |  Apr 05, 2016  |  1 year ago

Virtual Reality: Cool Factor vs. Practicality

The thought of virtual reality in education is promising, but in order to be effective, educators will need to look beyond the cool factor. How might virtual reality strategically fit into your curriculum?

FROM edsurge.com  |  Mar 31, 2016  |  1 year ago

Tech or No Tech: Students Must Move Forward

Resource disparities among students are a real problem and frustrating struggle for many school systems, especially as technology continues to play a bigger role in education. How can your organization help level the playing field?

FROM washingtonpost.com  |  Mar 28, 2016  |  1 year ago

Approaching Learning From a New Angle

AltSchool is a new concept in education loosely based on the Common Core and largely driven by students' personalized learning preferences. How could new education models, like this, change your organization’s approach?

FROM newyorker.com  |  Mar 24, 2016  |  1 year ago

Establishing a Better Foundation for Learning

As frustrating as it is for teachers and students alike, students show disparities in learning foundations early on, especially when it comes to STEM concepts. Could putting science and technology in front of students earlier help provide a better foundation for all?

FROM hechingerreport.org  |  Mar 14, 2016  |  1 year ago

Speaking in Code

Talking in code requires some of the same patience and practice as learning a foreign language. Could learning to code count as a language credit for students?

FROM eschoolnews.com  |  Mar 11, 2016  |  1 year ago

Is Digital Equity in Your Toolkit?

Technology is a valuable resource, but not all students have access—not to mention quality access. Could the Consortium for School Networking’s (CoSN) new toolkit help to bridge those gaps?

FROM eschoolnews.com  |  Mar 09, 2016  |  1 year ago

What Is Hindering EdTech?

Education technology is moving forward, but not without facing its fair share of troubles. What barriers are impacting your organization’s progress, and what can be done about them?

FROM campustechnology.com  |  Mar 07, 2016  |  1 year ago

What Do Digital Natives Know?

Sure, digital natives can navigate a smartphone without so much as a glance downward, but the question is: Do they understand the technology behind it? No, claims this author, who encourages educators to push past the use of technology to enable improved understanding.

FROM irishtimes.com  |  Mar 01, 2016  |  1 year ago

Education IT: How You Measure Up

In some ways, IT issues are unique to every organization, but there are commonalities. How does your organization’s progress compare with others?

FROM edtechmagazine.com  |  Feb 29, 2016  |  1 year ago

Online Education, for a Fee

Coursera recently announced that it will begin charging for grading in many of its online courses, marking a significant change in business model. How does this shift impact your organization?

FROM edsurge.com  |  Feb 25, 2016  |  1 year ago

mLearning: Education, Everywhere

Mobile learning stretches the boundaries and limits of where learning can go. With that in mind, could mobile education mean better opportunity for those in undeveloped countries?

FROM elearningindustry.com  |  Feb 23, 2016  |  1 year ago

Online Learning: A Growing Market

The growing online learning market in India has captured the attention of many for-profit companies. What kinds of innovations might it bring to life?

FROM www.iamwire.com  |  Feb 16, 2016  |  1 year ago

Surfing OpenEd for Effectiveness

Online teaching resources are plentiful, but sorting out which ones are effective can be tricky. Recently, OpenEd conducted an extensive study that could help point teachers in the right direction.

FROM thejournal.com  |  Feb 12, 2016  |  1 year ago

A Social Approach to Peer Review

For educators, peer review is a great way to learn, grow, and excel with help from others in the field. Could this social media approach work in addition to, or instead of, attendance at conferences?

FROM chronicle.com  |  Feb 12, 2016  |  1 year ago

College Applications, Made Simpler

College applications ask a lot from applicants, both in time and effort. Can technology help streamline the application process?

FROM chronicle.com  |  Feb 11, 2016  |  1 year ago

Lights, Camera, Action: Education Reform

M. Night Shymalan, a famous Hollywood director, was appalled by the disparities in nearby public schools that he observed while scouting movie locations. Could his celebrity voice be a positive influence for frustrating education gaps?

FROM technical.ly  |  Feb 03, 2016  |  1 year ago

Online Learning: A Gift for the Earth?

In the traditional classroom, paper consumption (and by association, waste) is just a part of the day-to-day process. This article speaks to online learning environments and the associated benefits for the environment.

FROM elitedaily.com  |  Jan 28, 2016  |  1 year ago

Professional Development: A Push for Progress

As the demands on teachers continue to evolve and the role of technology grows, it would seem that teachers’ professional development should be a priority in every school system.

Lenovo PerspectiveLENOVO PERSPECTIVE  |  Jan 25, 2016  |  1 year ago

Flipping the College Classroom

The traditional college lecture can easily lead to disengaged students and unfulfilled learning objectives. Could flipping college classes be a chance for better student engagement?

FROM ecampusnews.com  |  Jan 20, 2016  |  1 year ago

Gartner: Technology Trend Predictions

A recent report by Gartner forecasts the future of apps, cloud computing, and more.

FROM fiercecio.com  |  Jan 08, 2016  |  1 year ago

‘Nanodegrees’ Encourage Lifelong Learning

In today’s “real world” environment, continual learning is a necessity. Non-traditional options, such as Udacity’s nanodegrees, provide opportunity for expanded skillsets, additional training, and more.

FROM recode.net  |  Jan 05, 2016  |  1 year ago

How Will the IoT Impact Education in 2016?

According to Gartner, there will be about 5.5 million new “things” connected to the Internet of Things (IoT) in 2016. How will this influence teaching and learning?

FROM ecampusnews.com  |  Jan 04, 2016  |  1 year ago

Three Keys for Empowering Innovation in the Classroom

Innovation is a term that is overused and often misunderstood – to innovate is to introduce new, or better, methods or ideas. Fostering an environment of innovation is not easy. It requires administrative leadership to support teachers and encourage a culture of lifelong learning, risk-taking, and purposeful change.

Lenovo PerspectiveLENOVO PERSPECTIVE  |  Dec 31, 2015  |  1 year ago

Ready, Set, 3D Print

3D printing has emerged as an innovative way to enhance learning across a variety of subjects. Considering the high cost, should 3D printing be something that your organization pursues?

FROM ecampusnews.com  |  Dec 30, 2015  |  1 year ago

Making Computer Science Access a Reality

Computer science is a trying area for many educational organizations. A concerning disconnect between K-12 and higher ed levels leaves students unprepared and leaders asking: What can be done?

FROM theconversation.com  |  Dec 24, 2015  |  1 year ago

Virtualized Apps Mean More Student Access

Drake U has provided students with anywhere, anytime access to apps using virtualization.

FROM campustechnology.com  |  Dec 14, 2015  |  1 year ago

MIT Invites Master’s Candidates Online

MIT’s new program, “Micromaster’s” allows students to complete the first half of their master’s program online. This is just one example of how higher education is changing and raises the question: what will higher education look like in the future?

FROM chronicle.com  |  Dec 11, 2015  |  1 year ago

Games and Videos Inspire Lesson Plans

PBS and the Smithsonian have partnered together to create new science resources for educators.

FROM eclassroomnews.com  |  Dec 10, 2015  |  1 year ago

Is Digital Homework Better?

A new survey examines students’ opinions on homework with interactive elements.

FROM ischoolguide.com  |  Dec 03, 2015  |  1 year ago

Unconferences: Empowering Teachers

The Edcamp Foundation has received a grant that will help them to spread the unconference movement.

FROM edsurge.com  |  Dec 02, 2015  |  1 year ago

Competency-Based Education: Measuring Quality

How can the industry assure quality for online, competency-based programs?

FROM ecampusnews.com  |  Dec 02, 2015  |  1 year ago

The Secrets Behind Successful Students

Colleges and universities have frequently focused their attention on high-risk students in hopes of being able to understand their struggles and intervene when necessary. Now, more organizations are focusing on successful students, with the intention of uncovering better strategies, improving retention, and encouraging success.

FROM universitybusiness.com  |  Nov 27, 2015  |  1 year ago

The Possibilities of the Paperless Classroom

Technology is quickly becoming a pivotal part of the education environment, and most classrooms aspire to go beyond the capabilities of analog solutions, including paper. The ambitious goal of a paperless classroom evokes many questions: What are the benefits? How do we start? What say the naysayers?

Lenovo PerspectiveLENOVO PERSPECTIVE  |  Nov 24, 2015  |  1 year ago

Keeping Pace With Changes in Education

Technology is changing the feel of education – transformations such the cloud, online learning, and on-the-go learning bring benefits to the table. How is the world adjusting?

FROM digitalnewsasia.com  |  Nov 23, 2015  |  1 year ago

Lenovo Education: Innovation in Action

In education, innovation isn’t optional. Educators need to be able to adapt to the times in order to adequately arm students with relevant skills and knowledge. However, a changing landscape can often mean disruption in a system that also requires organization and focus.

Lenovo PerspectiveLENOVO PERSPECTIVE  |  Nov 03, 2015  |  2 years ago

Student-Approved Technology

Technology has slowly but surely become a part of day-to-day classroom activities, but there is still room for its role to grow. How do students feel about the use of technology in the classroom – and is more really better?

FROM campustechnology.com  |  Oct 12, 2015  |  2 years ago

Next Up: A Virtual Classroom

The latest 3D hologram technology is paving the way for a new kind of teaching. The technology will make students and teachers feel as though they are in the same physical space, setting the industry up for a wave of virtual classrooms. Testing has already begun.

FROM allafrica.com  |  Oct 08, 2015  |  2 years ago

BYOA: Embracing Applications

Education’s BYOD movement has given teachers the freedom to incorporate technology in creative ways such as online quizzes at the beginning of class, tests via the wireless network, and more. But as organizations gain more experience, they are slowly transitioning from BYOD to BYOA (bring-your-own-application).

FROM www.ecampusnews.com  |  Oct 02, 2015  |  2 years ago

Trends in Ed-Tech

Ed-tech is an explosive area of conversation right now – educators want in on top developments so that they can stay ahead of the curve. What are the emerging trends that industry professionals should know about?

FROM www.edudemic.com  |  Oct 02, 2015  |  2 years ago

Innovation in Education: Use Your Imagination

What does innovation look like in today’s classroom? Take a deeper look at the TED-Ed Innovative Educator program, which brings together teachers from around the globe for a 12-month professional development program that combines on-line and in-person instruction.

FROM blog.ted.com  |  Oct 01, 2015  |  2 years ago

Collaboration via Cloud Technology

Cloud technology has taken off since its introduction in 2006 – and with good reason. For universities, cloud technology means seamless sharing of data, resources, tasks, and more, resulting in easier collaboration and innovation.

FROM timeshighereducation.co.uk  |  Sep 28, 2015  |  2 years ago

Online Speech Therapy Success

PresenceLearning offers a viable solution for disadvantaged rural school districts. This case study illustrates how technology can provide solutions by bringing teachers, students and services together across distances.

FROM eschoolnews.com  |  Sep 24, 2015  |  2 years ago

San Francisco Makes STEM a Priority

The San Francisco school district has announced an ambitious computer science initiative.

FROM blogs.edweek.org  |  Sep 23, 2015  |  2 years ago

Mastering the Art of Meaningful Engagement

While engagement is no doubt desirable, educators should think carefully about what, exactly, they want students to engage with.

Lenovo PerspectiveLENOVO PERSPECTIVE  |  Sep 13, 2015  |  2 years ago

The Learning Policy Institute: Fueling Education’s Future

Technology is already showing the potential to significantly disrupt the world of education as we currently know it; this is demanding new, and ongoing, strategic discussions among administrators, educators and their IT leaders.

FROM huffingtonpost.com  |  Sep 11, 2015  |  2 years ago

Quantum Computing, Backed by Intel

If you think today's technology is already pretty sophisticated, wait until you see what Intel may be able to do with quantum computers.

FROM wsj.com  |  Sep 11, 2015  |  2 years ago

IT Innovation on a Budget

Unlike their counterparts in other industries, CIOs in school systems, colleges and universities are challenged to balance technology demands with budgetary realities; some may rise to the challenge, finding options for more strategic use of technology to drive desired outcomes.

FROM campustechnology.com  |  Sep 11, 2015  |  2 years ago

Blended Learning: Making the Most of Resources

A different model of delivering education that requires fewer teachers and relies more heavily on technology may help to address staffing shortages; these trade offs can be considered as part of the strategic planning process with a focus on areas of greatest staffing need.

FROM edsurge.com  |  Sep 11, 2015  |  2 years ago

Distance Learning: A Matter of Quality

Quality distance learning allows educators to reach those with limited opportunities

FROM campustechnology.com  |  Sep 11, 2015  |  2 years ago

Empowering Greater Learning Through Technology

Lenovo Education empowers teachers and students to benefit from today’s technology-driven classroom through reliability, innovation, and enthusiasm for the future of learning.

Lenovo PerspectiveLENOVO PERSPECTIVE  |  Sep 08, 2015  |  2 years ago

Encouraging the Interactive Lecture

How can the traditional lecture merge with interactive qualities for an educational win?

FROM edsurge.com  |  Jul 31, 2015  |  2 years ago

Badges Improve Student Recognition

E-portfolios give students the opportunity to collect and document learning accomplishments. However, a recent analysis of e-portfolios at the University of Notre Dame showed that students are not taking full advantage. Armed with this knowledge, the university set out to promote the inclusion of digital badges.

FROM campustechnology.com  |  Jul 29, 2015  |  2 years ago