Education technology has been flourishing in Orlando, from the excellent higher education institutions to the simulation industry to online course development companies to edtech startups. Come out to learn more about EdTech Orlando at one of these four upcoming events in the month of January and February. Four upcoming event reminders – Don’t forget to RSVP and get involved. If you are interested in speaking, volunteering, or being involved more please
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
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 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.
It was my fourth year at SXSWedu. I continue to attend this annual conference to learn about innovation in education, to connect with colleagues & brands, and to see what trending topics are being discussed around the globe. Everyone has a different perspective of SXSWedu, since it really can overlap so many parts of education, including edtech entrepreneurs, educators from all levels, and policy makers who could have an impact