August 16, 2010
Featured at this month's MobilePortland will be a panel of experts to speak about the role of mobile technology in education. Thor Prichard of Clarity Innovations will be moderating the interactive discussion with attendees. The event is free and open to anyone interested in technology in education (or mobile devices of course) and takes place at the Portland Incubator Experiment on Monday, August 23rd, at 6pm. For those that can't make it to the meeting in person, it will be streamed on the Web live and recorded for later viewing. A copy of the complete announcement from MobilePortland follows: Read more...
July 22, 2010
EdNET brings together business and education leaders to provide a forum for generating ideas and solutions to meet the needs of educators at all levels. Thor Prichard (attending on behalf of Clarity Innovations) is also an EdNET Awards judge. The EdNET Industry Awards program was created in 1992 to champion the efforts of progressive organizations helping to revitalize the nation's educational system. The industry conference takes place in Boston, September 25-28, 2010.
July 9, 2010
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (“SBIR”) grant to ScholarCentric to study and develop an online platform for delivery of its research-based SuccessHighways curriculum. Clarity Innovations contributed to the SBIR grant proposal and will be providing Web engineering on the grant as part of its ongoing collaboration and services provided to ScholarCentric.Read more...
May 7, 2010
Looking for NECC? We'll be at ISTE. Luckily, they take place at the same time and location: June 27-30 in Denver. Leading our expedition this year is Client Lead/Producer, Jonathan Maier. Find us contributing to the conversation and the discussion on Twitter. As has been common practice in years past, we'll post updates about our experiences on the Foundry.
April 17, 2010
Our Manager of Technology Infrastructure Malcolm Heath will be joining technology leaders from Oregon's and Washington's educational institutions in Welches, Oregon May 5-7, 2010 for the annual conference of the Association for Computer Professionals in Education (ACPE). Attendees discuss and share latest trends, best practices and insights into effective technology management.
March 21, 2010
To continue the conversations with colleagues and share some of our latest research, Thor Prichard will be attending the 2010 SIIA Ed Tech Industry Summit May 23-25th in San Francisco. He will be sharing examples of our content development for multiple platforms, emerging best practices for mobile learning, and strategies for adapting Web based applications for mobile devices. If you would like to meet up while there, please contact us.
March 5, 2010
In an effort to help our community become more sustainable, the Portland City Council recently adopted a new goal for businesses to recycle 75% of their waste. Having already undertaken a program to emphasize reducing, reusing and recycling, Clarity Innovations has been recognized as Recycle at Work certified by the City of Portland.
February 15, 2010
The nexus of technology and education shares much in common with another crossroad: technology and creativity. Intersections like these are what South by Southwest (SxSW) is all about. Following up to last year's successful excursion, we're sending our intrepid reporter/representive/guinea pig to collect research, make contacts, and gain more perspective on what's ahead. So if you're attending, or just interested in learning what comes from it, stay tuned to the Foundry Blog for reports from the field.Read more...