It’s back! Startup Weekend Education returns to Orlando, May 13-15, 2016 at Valencia College’s Collaborative Design Center. Are you wondering what Startup Weekend Education (SWEDU) is all about? Think about how you talk about getting around to implementing an idea to change education, you might finally start building or creating your idea, and finally six months later you decide to take some action. Pack all that into a single weekend
This post is sponsored by the Florida Prepaid College Board, through my role as a Believer Blogger. All thoughts are my own. #StartingisBelieving It’s last call for Florida Prepaid Plans for this year, with an open enrollment deadline of February 29, 2016. Don’t forget to use the promo code BLOG1516 to receive a special gift from Florida Prepaid when signing up too. http://www.myfloridaprepaid.com/ Florida Prepaid Myth versus Truth Often I
Each year new technology advances faster and faster. As innovative technology becomes more affordable and adoptable, educational institutions figure out ways to improve educations utilizing these tools. I want to focus on 8 technology trends changing education in 2016. Note: I’m not a fortune teller or the leading expert in the field, these are my options and observations. Feel free to join me for a webinar on Wednesday, February 16th at
This post is sponsored by the Florida Prepaid College Board, through my role as a Believer Blogger. All thoughts are my own. #StartingisBelieving ATTENTION: I’m giving away a special swag bag pack from Florida Prepaid, including a backpack and water bottle. To enter, just leave a comment on this post letting me know Florida Prepaid plan you would choose. I’ll pick a random winner after 5pm on December 18 and
This post brought to you by Knovio. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Professor Josh. Static presentation can be boring and hard to engage an audience. Think about the last time someone asked you to just read a PowerPoint presentation. Wasn’t that exciting and educational, huh? I have talked about screencasting before as a way to turn your PowerPoint presentation into a guided video but let’s take
I’ve been a fan of Screenr for sometime now and usually include it in my multimedia tools for educators presentations. Sadly Screenr will be closing shop on November 11, 2015. This is the message they posted in a recent email to users: “Sadly, we’re retiring Screenr on November 11, 2015. As you might already know, Screenr’s recording capability is based on Java RE (Runtime Environment), which is rapidly becoming antiquated.