Education & Technology Blog

In Our Own Write

Education sets our imaginations aloft. Technology excites our senses. And—together—they help us to see the world anew.

At Clarity, we're always seeking, always learning, always looking for opportunities to share the latest exciting discovery. Be sure to visit our blog for the latest Clarity musings and revelations.

Educause 2015: More Sport Coats, Fewer Laptops

On October 28th and 29th, I had the pleasure of attending the Educause conference in Indianapolis. Educause is the nation's largest education-technology conference focused on higher ed. Attendees - approximately 4000 plus about 300 vendors - come from all across the world to participate and engage on a wide variety of topics relevant to the higher ed space. Read more about Educause 2015: More Sport Coats, Fewer Laptops

Digital Reading

There’s no question that the concept of literacy is undergoing a transformation in the 21st century. We are all consuming more information through multimedia instead of just through text. And the text we encounter is more and more likely to be digital than print-based. Read more about Digital Reading

EdTech Leaders in Oregon

A recent Clarity Content Team meeting started with a quick Whip Around: What is inspiring you recently? My answer didn’t require much thought. Last week, I had the opportunity to attend a meeting of the Oregon EdTech Professional Development Cadre. The experience was definitely inspiring, giving me a window into all the great work being done in Oregon schools and leaving me with a full brain. Read more about EdTech Leaders in Oregon

Choosing the Right Tools

Type “best tech tools for education” into a Google query and you’ll be bombarded with Top 10 lists broadcasting the latest must-have tools for the classroom. Browse through education sections of app stores and you’ll encounter an eye-opening number of apps promising to enhance teaching and learning. Without a doubt, many of these tools are potentially game-changing, redefining the way teachers and students operate. Read more about Choosing the Right Tools

Screencasting on Android

The other day I had to make a short screencast video highlighting a refreshed version of the Learning in Context: Concept Mapping app Clarity will soon be releasing on Android. Browser and desktop tools make screencasting an easy endeavor on a Chromebook or PC, but with an Android tablet, I struggled initially to locate an appropriate tool.  Read more about Screencasting on Android