Category Archives: open innovation

#HackForChange : Inspiring Students To Thrive By Positive Social Connections

I hope your Monday is going well.  I’m pretty excited to share my experience in HackForChange this weekend.   It was a great weekend of coding to address civic challenges. What’s the problem? http://hackforchange.org/challenge/help-students-thrive-education-challenge 3 Strategies to Break the Cycle … Continue reading

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Learn to Build Your Own Mobile App using PhoneGap

When I talk to college or high school students about my job as a software developer, I often encounter the question “how do I get started creating apps?”  As a software guy, I want to encourage students to become makers.   … Continue reading

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Learn to Build Your Own Conversational Bot using ChatScript

Science fiction (i.e. Star Trek and Star Wars) paint a vision of the future where people can simply use conversational language to interact with their robots and computers.   In the future, conversation will become a first class user interface like … Continue reading

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12 Steps To 3D Print Your Minecraft Creations

Chris Anderson, author of the book “Makers”, argues that the world becomes a more interesting place when the world of bits can be converted to the world of atoms.     With the rise of “3D printers,” teachers, students, hackers, and makers … Continue reading

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How might we improve the way citizens and governments interact?

If you read the news paper, it’s impossible to avoid headlines related to big issues facing our culture.   How do we value people and human life?  How do we address poverty?  How do we improve our education system to foster … Continue reading

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Critical review of Seth Godin’s essay on “Art and Science and Making Things”

“Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. That’s because they … Continue reading

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Envisioning the future of education technology

Source: envisioningtech.com via Massimo on Pinterest Related posts: Starting with WHY I believe educational technology just became exponentially cooler. Thanks Google! Organization Before Innovation Can gaming have a positive impact to students? Answers from GamesForChange.org? How can YouTube support great … Continue reading

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10 resources inspiring improvements in education through open innovation

http://www.flickr.com/photos/matthileo/4826783509/sizes/m/in/photostream/   Why should education leaders pay attention to “open” technology and innovation? 1. As education leaders, we seek to improve education while reducing cost for our schools and students. 2. As education leaders, we desire to improve education while … Continue reading

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