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10 Technology Trends in K-12 Education

by cjones on April 21, 2014

in Education

THE Journal recently published 10 Major Technology Trends in Education based on the latest Speak Up survey that included thousands of teachers, students, schools and school districts. Video for classwork and homework ranked #3 and the survey notes that video usage continues to increase. Taking advantage of this trend helps your teachers, students and community as technology becomes less […]

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Avoid These Flip the Classroom Mistakes

by cjones on February 4, 2014

in Education

  Flipping the classroom is getting lots of buzz and discussion as teachers try it out, looking for new ways to engage and motivate their students. We’ve highlighted flip the classroom successes and reasons to flip the classroom in some of our past articles and we also know that flipping the classroom is not for […]

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The wealth of tools available to K-12 teachers along with pressure to use technology in the classroom is enormous. With so many tools available how should teachers use these tools and when? KET, Kentucky Educational Television provides one of the best breakdowns for each medium, what it does best and how to use it. KET’s […]

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Reasons to Flip Your Classroom

by cjones on January 16, 2014

in Education

Flipping the classroom is a personal choice for each teacher. It does not matter what the experts say if a teacher is not convinced it’s the right thing to do. Because of this, it’s great to hear from teachers that have flipped their classroom and seen improvement. Watch this video to learn why Katie Gimbar, […]

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Aside from the financial benefits of moving Cable TV to IPTV there are several great reasons your Teachers will appreciate the change: It centralizes everything on their computer. That makes it simple and simple is always better. It’s easier to record cable TV programming for later classroom use. It’s easier for teachers who flip the […]

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K-12 and the Potential of Gigabit Wireless

by cjones on January 8, 2014

in Education

According to ecampusnews.com and other sources, wireless network providers are introducing products for the next generation of wireless systems called gigabit wi-fi or 802.11ac. This new standard will be backward compatible to other wireless standards and offer much greater speeds to handle more devices and larger files, like video. In addition it will move away from the […]

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Regardless of your video applications: cable broadcaster, video on demand user such as K-12 or video on demand user for patient education in healthcare. Cables and connectors make everything work. Mike McIntyre of Sound & Video Contractor compiled a comprehensive resource on cable and connector manufacturers that’s worth a read at Sound & Video Contractor […]

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Using Stock Video Footage in the Classroom

by cjones on November 12, 2013

in Education

    Danny Groner with Shutterstock penned an article for We are Teachers entitled, “4 Ways Teachers Can Use Stock Footage in the Classroom“. Here’s an except, “As education has embraced technology in the classroom, more teachers are exploring how to incorporate video into their lesson plans. We can all remember the days when teachers would show a video as a […]

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Danny Groner with Shutterstock explains how Video is Paving the Way for the Future of Education in a recent article on Guide2DigitalLearning. Here’s an except, “So much has been written about how educators must adapt to both modern technologies and contemporary student habits. …Gone are the days of someone standing in front of the class lecturing in […]

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Flip the Classroom Resource

by cjones on September 18, 2013

in Education

Are you confused or conflicted about flipping the classroom? I ran across a post this morning by Renee Owens on flipping the classroom and it’s chock full of good information for any teacher thinking about flipping their classroom or just starting out. (Click to Tweet) Here’s an excerpt, “Although flipping the classroom has been around […]

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