It is official, 2015 was a milestone year. According to the ECAR study, smartphone ownership (92%) exceeded laptop ownership (91%) for the first time. If you would like to read more about the Technology Trends, Click Here or on the image below.
Posts Categorized: Technology
QR Codes (Quick Response Codes) allow smart device users to easily connect to the mobile Internet, and the Inigma QR code scanner is the fastest and most widely used QR code scanner on the market, simply point and connect. Use this with your students and connect them to anything you can share with them in […]
I get quite a few questions about Screen Capturing and Screen Casting. “How do I do it?” “Will the technique work on my phone?” “Can I do this on my tablet?” “Is it easy to teach students?” Simply put, both screen capturing and screencasting are easily and freely done on just about any device. If you […]
Today, Rob McCaffrey and I submitted our applications to the Planar Clear Concept Awards for a chance to win a Planar® LookThru™ OLED transparent display. If you haven’t seen one of these yet, you should take a look at the video below, or click here to read about the 9 Things You Need to Know about […]
NomadCast – the first ever mobile application to let you video stream LIVE to your Facebook Friends & Twitter followers Special thanks to John O’Keefe for sharing NomadCast with Circles of Innovation. According to John, “It is basically Periscope but better. The only drawback is that it requires an iPhone or iPad to stream. However, […]
Special thanks to James Coddington for taking some time to talk with the Circles team about how he is using a Lightboard to enhance learning.
Google Scholar is a powerful tool that can be set to search Valencia’s Research Databases. Google Scholar also has several useful features for faculty that are conducting literature reviews, pursuing publication, or working on an advanced degree. Students doing research papers can take advantage of Google Scholar as well. The video below will demonstrate how to […]
Are you looking for a FREE tool that will allow you to poll students/participants and let them ask questions and then social rank those questions in live time? Sli.do is an easy-to-use, device agnostic (works on any device), audience polling technology that is my current favorite for large and small audience interaction. Teachers can use it for […]
Like Apple’s Facetime & Microsoft’s Lynk (Now called Skype for Business) Google Hangouts allow teachers and students to get together virtually, to chat, text, videoconference and more. Students can easily install Hangouts on their devices or run Hangouts right from inside of their web browsers. Since many students already have Youtube or Gmail accounts (Remember Google owns Youtube), […]
Thank you for coming to our session at the STEM Summit. If you would like to contact us to ask any follow up questions, you can email us here. As promised, here is your outsourced memory. In the fall of 2013, a new course was piloted on the East Campus of Valencia College in Orlando, […]