Julia Fischer | March 23, 2010
Last week I attended the 30th annual Microcomputers in Education Conference (MEC). Over the past 18 years I have been in Arizona I have attended the conference a number of times and each time I walk away with something new to think about. This year was no exception, in fact there were three things that stood out to me; STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), cyber safety, and accessing Web 2.0 in the classroom.Read more...
February 20, 2006
There are several ways we stand apart from others:
- We are mission-driven, focused on improving the practice and process of teaching and learning through effective uses of technology.
- We work from your context and perspective, and organize ourselves around your priorities.
- We maintain a diverse network of experts, with classroom and curriculum development experience, across a multitude of content areas and grade levels.
- We have a deep understanding of effective use of technology in both the practice (teaching and learning) and process (managing and improving) of education.
- We have close ties to local, regional and national organizations in the education industry with an ability to leverage those connections for your benefit.
- We operate with a low overhead and the agility necessary to provide “just-in-time” expertise for your project.
- We invest in research and development of matching promising technologies such as Web 2.0 with the needs of education.
- We know what works and what doesn’t so you don’t have to figure it out from scratch.
September 1, 2005
The pilot episode of Ed Tech Coast to Coast features a look at how three educational technology pioneers from across the country got first got interested in integrating technology into their teaching practices, and where their curiosity led them. Features Will Richardson, Tim Lauer, and host/moderator Steven Burt.