Point 2 View (P2V) USB Document Camera Portable USB Document Camera The Point 2 View (P2V) USB Document Camera provides real-time video capture for documents, pictures, and three-dimensional objects — all at hundreds or even thousands less than conventional document cameras and overhead projectors. With its ultra-portable size and featherlight weight, the Point 2 View is a perfect mobile solution for teaching, presentations, distance learning, and video communication of all types. News in Brief: Particle caught flip-flopping A particle with an identity crisis could provide the next big discovery at the world's largest particle accelerator. The D meson has been caught in the act of flipping between matter and antimatter, researchers report online March 5 in Physical Review Letters. D mesons, like other mesons, are short-lived particles that emerge from the shrapnel of proton collisions at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider outside Geneva.
15 Ways Digital Online Learning Can Lead To Deeper Learning by Katie Lepi, Edudemic When we talk about digital learning and bringing technology into the classroom, we hope it has positive effects, right? Well, I should hope so. Concept Video Shows The Book Of The Future We are seeing a big push into interactive publishing. From iPads to Chromebooks to mobile devices … the future of books is a hot topic right now. There are places like Boundless offering free customized open source textbooks and even textbook publishers building entire iTunes U for classes.
Accelerators The Large Hadron Collider is latest member of CERN's collection of extraordinary high-energy facilities and is the world's largest and highest-energy accelerator. It occupies a 27 kilometer circumference circular tunnel near Geneva which overlaps the Swiss-French border, the same tunnel that contains the LEP. Successful particle beams were produced in the LHC in 2008 and in 2010 the two beams reached 3.5 TeV, half the target maximum for the accelerator. European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning The European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning – EURODL is an electronic, multi-media journal on distance and e-learning distributed on the Internet. It publishes the accounts of research, development and teaching for Europe in its most inclusive definition, exploring the potential of electronic publishing. EURODL presents scholarly work and solid information about open, distance and e-learning, education through telematics, multimedia, on-line learning and co-operation. We are delighted to inform that the EDEN Executive Committee assigned Dr.
27 Tips For Becoming A Digital Teacher The term ’21st century teacher’ has been met with a bit of backlash over the past year or so. I’ve seen it pop up all over the place (including Edudemic of course) as a term to describe a ‘modern’ or ‘connected’ or ‘digital’ teacher. Basically, we all seem to trying to find the best term for a teacher who uses technology to enhance learning. Since that is quickly becoming the vast majority of teachers in many countries, there almost seems to be no reason to have a different name for something like this. So I’ll just stick with ‘digital teacher’ and move on.
What is 3D Printing? An Overview. You’ve heard of 3D printing from newscasters and journalists, astonished at what they’ve witnessed. A machine reminiscent of the Star Trek Replicator, something magical that can create objects out of thin air. It can “print” in plastic, metal, nylon, and over a hundred other materials. It can be used for making nonsensical little models like the over-printed Yoda, yet it can also print manufacturing prototypes, end user products, quasi-legal guns, aircraft engine parts and even human organs using a person’s own cells.
10 Internet Technologies Educators Should Be Informed About – 2011 Update These Technologies Are Changing Education. Are You Familiar With Them? It’s been nearly two and half years since the publication of the first “10 internet technologies that educators should be informed about” article on this site and given the fast paced evolution of technology it’s time for an update. The start of new school year is the perfect time to refresh this list! Below you will find updated information for 5 of the technologies from the original posting, and 5 new technologies that have earned their rightful place in the list (displacing 5 other types of tech, that while still worthy, are not quite as relevant today, IMHO).
5 Features Technology Must Have Before Classroom Use Hyperboles run rampant when it comes to education technology. The old adage of ‘under promise and over deliver’ does not appear to be the cultural norm. Almost like a demigod, the education industry seeks the golden bullet that will solve the problem of providing an engaging personalized learning experience for every child and we assume it will have a USB port. Perhaps reflecting on historical advances in education will shed some light on the task. As one considers the implementation of slates, inkwells in desks, exercise books, chalk (black and green) and white boards as well as overhead projectors it is worth wondering if they received the same degree of expectation that modern tools do.
The 3D Printer Experience Opens In Chicago The evolution of technology has already changed life as we know it. One retail destination in River North plans to make the Windy City known for its support of a growing tech industry that is revolutionizing manufacturing. Beginning Monday, April 22, Chicagoans will have the opportunity to explore this technological innovation firsthand at The 3D Printer Experience (316 N. Clark Street), a 3D printing destination with a focus on experiential education, creation and innovation. The 3D Printer Experience introduces consumers and businesses alike to an industry that President Obama said in his 2013 State of the Union Address “has the potential to revolutionize the way we make almost everything.”
Benefits of technology in the classroom - and how to get started! This fall, America’s classroom will be flooded with more technology than ever before as schools, teachers and organizations have requested and been supplied with the latest tools of student learning. For some, the influx of modern technology will be an exciting addition; however, for other less seasoned tech users, integrating technology in the classroom may seem like their worst nightmare. If you fall into the latter category, let me encourage you to be bold!
New Padagogy Wheel Helps You Integrate Technology Using SAMR Model Sometimes a visual guide comes along and it just makes total sense. That’s how I felt about Allan Carrington’s clever ‘Padagogy Wheel‘ which we featured on Edudemic last week. Check out the previous version then view the one below to see the differences.