Show of hands, who’s planning on attending the EdTech Teacher iPad Summit in Boston this week? Hm? While you’re there, make sure to catch TIIE’s Susan Hennessey, presenting with HUMS educators on their groundbreaking work with Evernote on the iPad for e-portfolios. Proficiency-based graduation requirements have never seemed so bewitching… Mirror, Mirror…Student Self-assessment […]
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Featuring TIIE’s own John Downes, VPR is talking this morning about how Google is supporting tech integration in Vermont schools.
Institute director Penny Bishop is in the news over at the Burlington Free Press, talking about our motivations behind this summer’s week-long coding camp at UVM.
Our inaugural Code Camp is in some great company this morning over at 7Days: Ruby Course, Conference and Camp Coming Soon. It’s great to see such strong support for learning to code in the community. 21st century educations ftw! If you haven’t signed up for Code Camp yet, you’re in luck: we opened up a […]
Montpelier’s U32 students did an amazing job crafting this documentary about school consolidation issues in Vermont. A fantastic example of using technology to engage with community issues. Highly recommended.
“It’s not that I feel smarter in learning, I feel smarter in everything.” Essex Middle School’s Edge team opened their doors to the community May 16th as one of three Innovation schools in Vermont. Students and facilitators discussed some of the projects they’ve accomplished and some of the things they’ve learned as part of this […]
Meet Ryan Becker. He’s an 8th grade science teacher at Woodstock Union Middle School, a UVM doctoral student and tweets under the handle @PhySci8. He and his students use twitter in their classroom, and they’re wondering how many other science teachers do the same. “I’m very interested in how technology, and the web, can be […]
Over on Storify, a brief recap of how our first annual iPad play-day went this past weekend. With more than 70 educators from two states, 13 workshops and more live-tweeting than an aviary, we had a BLAST.
From the archives and still relevant today: Tarrant Institute director Penny Bishop reflecting on how schools can lead by embracing technology.
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