Tag Archives: disruptive technology

Blended learning can help students take ownership of their learning

Thomas Arnett is a researcher who focuses on the changing roles of teachers in blended learning environments and other innovative educational models. He also examines how teacher education and professional development are shifting to support the evolving needs of teachers … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Use Technology With Purpose

Why are you using technology? Or more importantly, how are you using technology to better the learning in your classroom and/or school? If you are like me, then you’ve had your fair share of technology screw ups. Projects that didn’t … Continue reading

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Why Schools Should Invest in Blended Learning

Blended learning can help sustain and improve K-12 classrooms if school districts start investing in it. That’s the idea that the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation promoted in a CoSN webinar on Tuesday, January 14. As education changes, schools … Continue reading

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Switch from Mac to Chromebook Puts Acclaimed Philly High School at Center of Ed-Tech Debates

Philadelphia’s Science Leadership Academy, one of the country’s most prominent technology-infused high schools and the subject of our year-long “Innovation Gamble” series, will be the first school in the nation to roll out Dell’s newly unveiled Chromebook 11. The switch—SLA … Continue reading

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Ed Tech Cheat Sheet

From Justin Ferriman on LearnDash’s Learning and Collaboration Blog at http://www.learndash.com/ed-tech-cheat-sheet-infographic

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Secret to organizing teachers for blended learning

What do you get when you foist technology on busy classroom teachers? In most cases, you get technology-rich—but still traditional—classrooms, plus teachers who are now responsible for troubleshooting both misbehaving devices and the culprits using them.  One district leader articulated … Continue reading

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12 Disruptive Technologies that are Transforming the World

Exactly what technologies and trends will change our lives are hard to predict. Few people understood just how powerful the Internet would be, dismantling entire industries and creating millions of jobs. McKinsey’s Global Institute discusses this in its latest report, … Continue reading

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