Category: The Future

Unleashing STEM at NCCE 2018

Join us at NCCE 2018 and learn how to Unleash STEM for all students at the STEM for All Movement Summit Wednesday, February 14th from 1:00 pm–5:00 pm. Traditionally, STEM, 21st century skills, & Maker-Spaces have been viewed as subjects

Guest Post: Leading Innovative Schools: Some Views From 30k Feet

What does the future of school and student learning look like? Do you ever wonder how leading superintendents from around the U.S. might answer that question? At the Spring Meeting of the Digital Promise League of Innovative Schools in Mentor,

The Student Outlook: Makerspace and Kevin Honeycutt

Given the opportunity to be in attendance at NCCE 2016 (Northwest Council for Computer Education), students of Renton Prep whom were eligible, volunteered to take the chance. The chance to experience, or introduce, technology in education to attendants. Maybe even

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The Robots are coming to NCCE 2016!

Student made robots will be invading the vendor floor of NCCE 2016! Mark Ehrhardt, recipient of the Eric Jensen Award at NCCE 2015, and his team will be demonstrating their amazing robots that are sure to blow your mind! Mark will

Tech Savvy Writing Prompt: Our Hologram Future?

In January Microsoft released the HoloLens, a new technology like nothing we have seen before: http://compass.xboxlive.com/assets/b2/15/b215c2a2-1c5b-4707-9a92-fffca6fb82fe.mp4?n=Microsoft_HoloLens_TransformYourWorld_816p23.mp4 Your Writing Prompt: If you were to own a HoloLens, what features from the video would you use the most? Pretend you are a developer

Happy 2015! What’s in store for this year?

Happy New Year from NCCE and the Tech-Savvy Teachers!  We hope you had a great holiday break and join us in being FIRED UP for an awesome 2015! We have great things in store for the blog, conference and professional

Tech Savvy Writing Prompt: Cell Phones

This writing prompt will be near and dear to your students hearts: The Cell Phone.  Did you know that the handheld cell phone has been around for over 40 years!  In this writing prompt students are asked to create the

Use these Tedx videos to start your year off with a bang!

If you have not heard about the TED video movement a little background: TED is a global community, welcoming people from every discipline and culture who seek a deeper understanding of the world. We believe passionately in the power of

First Look: Buncee Edu

Next in our “First Look” series is Buncee Edu.  This product is categorized under Digital Storytelling/Presentations. Buncee enables teachers and their students to easily bring together all kinds of multimedia (like photos, video, drawing, audio and more) into one easy

On the horizon: EdReady Montana

A new program, called EdReady, is on the horizon and is showing great promise.  As a pilot state, Montana is leading the way with this exciting new initiative. What is EdReady? EdReady Montana is a program for all students in Montana

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