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Next Generation Learning Challenges

I recently learned about NGLC while attending the CoSN conference in San Diego. Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) is a unique collaboration among philanthropic foundations, educators, innovators, and technologists. They’re focused on addressing the barriers to educational innovation by tapping the potential of…

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Added by Charla Bennett on March 19, 2013 at 1:44pm — No Comments

Interested in Robotics programs for students?

I recently came across a cool online magazine I'd never heard of before - MAKE magazine. They have many interesting articles, topics and content that could be useful for math, science, engineering and design projects in the K-12 classroom. For example, here is a blog dedicated to student Robotics programs.

Check it out if this is an area of…

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Added by Charla Bennett on March 5, 2013 at 10:20am — No Comments

Interesting Keynote and Distinguished Speakers at the School Leadership Summit - March 28, 2013

If you are able to make some time on Thursday, March 28th, I'd recommend registering to listen in on some of the School Leadership Summit keynote speakers. Many distinguished authors and thought-leaders to choose from. And the online conference is FREE!…

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Added by Charla Bennett on March 4, 2013 at 1:05pm — No Comments

2013 National STEM Video Game Challenge

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Added by marisa on February 19, 2013 at 10:34am — No Comments

What do you think the big education technology trends of 2013 will be...

I found the following article to be quite interesting. 

http://edudemic.com/2012/12/the-5-big-education-technology-trends-of-2013/

Will social media solutions dominate the landscape?

What do you think the big education technology trends of 2013 will be?

 

Added by marisa on January 16, 2013 at 7:57am — No Comments

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2013!

 

2012 was filled with much excitement and transition for us all.  2013 will be yet another interesting year in education as we see many new professional partnerships and initiatives announced.

 Technology in education remains a hot topic.  Innovation continues to guide the roadmap to success.  What are we doing to support educators?  Well, we continue to create collaborative spaces that foster the use of a variety of devices and varied teaching practices that address…

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Added by marisa on January 8, 2013 at 2:53pm — 1 Comment

Upgrade to Easiteach Next Generation version 1.4.0 available for Windows

Upgrade to the latest version of RM Easiteach Next Generation for FREE and make sure you have the latest features.

ETNG version 1.4.0 is now available for download at http://www.easilearn.com/global/EasiteachDownloadRegistration.aspx.  You will need the License Key on back of installation CD sleeve to complete the download and be forewarned that if you select to download with content, it may take 2-3…

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Added by Charla Bennett on October 31, 2012 at 5:59pm — No Comments

Happy World Teacher Day!

PolyVision is celebrating all of our teachers today!  Happy World Teacher Day!  

Sincere thanks for all you do to inspire young people each and every day!  I had so much fun supporting the teachers of Community School 66 in Bronx, NYC as they learned all about their new eno boards today!   Teachers, enjoy celebrating your special day!

All the best, 

Amy …

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Added by Amy Brandt on October 5, 2012 at 3:03pm — 1 Comment

World Teachers' Day

World Teachers’ Day, held annually on October 5th since 1994 - when it was created by UNESCO - celebrates teachers worldwide. Its aim is to mobilise support for teachers and to ensure that the needs of future generations will continue to be met by teachers.

To learn more click on the link below. …

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Added by Charla Bennett on October 5, 2012 at 2:01pm — No Comments

RM Easiteach Update

For those wondering about the RM website, it is now www.easiteach.com/usa

They made the change from rmeducation.com to Easiteach.com because of thier shift in business model. They are now solely focused on Easiteach software in the U.S.; whereas, in the past they had a whole suite of hardware and software. Easiteach.com is easy to navigate. You will find key features, videos, download information, and support information.

 

For…

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Added by marisa on August 27, 2012 at 1:19pm — No Comments

UNLEARN: Deconstruct so you can reconstruct new, creative ideas.

Unlearn what it means to learn today.

Reinvent a classroom of infinite possibilities.

Today's students are born into the digital age.  They are dreamers, millennials and unlearners.  How do we teach them more effectively?

Rethink the use of your classroom space and unleash new technology to fuel the pedagogies of today....and tomorrow.

Added by marisa on August 13, 2012 at 12:38pm — No Comments

Texting & Cheating Go Hand-in-Hand

I always find it interesting to follow survey results related to the latest trends in information technology...this link will take you to a quick survey pertaining to the title above:

 

http://visual.ly/texting-and-cheating-go-hand-hand

 

What do you think?

Added by Stephen Slifka on May 24, 2012 at 6:56am — No Comments

DreamBox Learning® (http://www.dreambox.com), the leading intelligent adaptive learning™ company, announced a series of 25 new and enhanced Interactive Whiteboard Teacher Tool lessons that promote co…

DreamBox Learning® (http://www.dreambox.com), the leading intelligent adaptive learning™ company, announced a series of 25 new and enhanced Interactive Whiteboard Teacher Tool lessons that promote conceptual understanding of core mathematic topics and create an ideal environment for students to explain, discuss and defend their mathematical…
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Added by Kimberley Benston on May 7, 2012 at 9:08pm — No Comments

Twitter in the classroom?

My daughter's high school keeps kids "in the know" by the use of Twitter. Does your school allow Twitter in the classroom? Below is a great article on how to use it effectively in various settings. Good luck and happy Tweeting!

 

http://edudemic.com/2012/04/100-ways-to-use-twitter-in-education-by-degree-of-difficulty/

 

 

Added by Christine Soler on April 25, 2012 at 11:22am — No Comments

Do you Google?

As found on Google's site for those of you who Google, or want to Google:

The "Google in Education: A New & Open World for Learning" booklet provides more information on how Google and its users are impacting education.  Get to their online booklet by clicking the link below. 

 

http://www.google.com/edu/about.html      

 

Also, ask your PolyVision Educational Consultant for more information on…

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Added by Christine Soler on April 23, 2012 at 9:58am — 2 Comments

Expo Educación 2012 - 24, 25 y 26 de abril

Estoy tan emocionada de estar en México en la próxima semana. Ven a verme en la Cámara Nacional de Comercio de Guadalajara a las 12:30 de tarde. 

Added by Denise Barker on April 20, 2012 at 11:14am — 1 Comment

Earth Day 2012

Have you heard of the Go Green Initiative Earth Day Contest?

 

Glogster EDU and the Go Green Initiative have teamed up to celebrate Earth Day 2012 by putting your environmental awareness to the test! This is a perfect opportunity to learn more about your community and earn Earth Day-themed prizes for you, your classroom, or your school. Ready to go green?

 

Visit their site for more information on the contest, participation guidelines, prizes and more at…

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Added by Marisa Sergnese on April 18, 2012 at 2:58pm — No Comments

Convite - A Maior Feira Educacional da América Latina - Educar Educador

Entre os dias 16 a 19 de maio, São Paulo será novamente a capital latino-americana da Educação. No Centro de Exposições Imigrantes, mais de 10 mil educadores poderão novamente participar do Educar Educador, que terá como tema “Família, Sociedade e Escola: onde pretendemos chegar?”.

Na edição passada, verdadeiros ícones contemporâneos da Educação do Brasil e do exterior, como Philippe Perrenoud (Suíça), António Nóvoa (Portugal), Domenico de Masi (Itália) e Mario Sergio Cortella…

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Added by Denise Barker on April 16, 2012 at 10:12am — No Comments

Expo Educación 2012 - 24, 25 y 26 de abril

Les invito a participar en este gran evento: Expo Educación 2012 – 24, 25 y 26 de abril

Dirigido a: 

  • Sector Educativo Público y Privado todos los niveles
  • Departamentos de capacitaciónón y enseñanza
  • Personal Docente y Público en General

Lugar:

Cámara Nacional de Comercio de Guadalajara

Av. Vallarta Esquina Niño Obrero

Horario: 11:00 a.m. a 8:00 p.m.

 

PolyVision estará…

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Added by Denise Barker on April 16, 2012 at 9:47am — No Comments

Interesting facts related to STEM Education...

 

Did you know that 51 years ago today a new era of innovation began with the first human in space while aboard the Vostok 1 for a 108 minute orbit around the Earth!

Soviet cosmonaut Yur Gagarin has inspired geeks and space-enthusiasts around the world since 1961 to celebrate one big World Space Party every April 12th!…

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Added by marisa on April 12, 2012 at 2:54pm — No Comments

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