Episode 22 Trends and Issues for the Weeks of September 1-14 iPhone Hoopla, Speculation of New Tech, and Increased Reporting of Ed Tech Use in K12

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We discuss the trends and issues we observed during the weeks of September 1-14. We discuss three trends  that we observed as we flipped resources into our Flipboard magazine (http://bit.ly/trendsandissues). We discussed three trends: Apple’s iPhone 6 and iWatch, new technology updates and speculations about new technology on the horizon, and a potpourri of resources reflecting an increase discussion of the use of educational technology in K-12.

We have four recommended readings for the week.

  • What is the Blue Light from Our Screens Really Doing to Our Eyes? By Elizabeth Armstrong Moore http://bit.ly/1DfVTUa
  • Sign Language Ring Translates Sign Language Motions into Voice or Text by Tuvie http://bit.ly/1uFNdBp
  • Virtual Reality Camera System uses 6 Red Dragons to make 360-degree Video Magic by Richard Lawler http://engt.co/1mbIzuB
  • Sega’s created the Projection-mapped Kids’ Sandbox of the Future by Mariella Moon http://engt.co/1siuEzC

To cite the Trends & Issues podcast:

Brown, A. & Green, T. (Producers). (2014, September 15).  Trends and Issues in Instructional  Design, Educational Technology, and Learning Sciences [Audio Podcast]. Retrieved from  http://trendsandissues.com/

Our next podcast episode will be September 29, 2014.

 

Episode 21: Trends for the Weeks of August 18-31 Coding as Part of K12 Curriculum, Neuroscience Studies, and iPhone 6

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We discuss the trends and issues we observed during the weeks of August 18-31, 2014. We discuss three trends  that we observed as we flipped resources into our Flipboard magazine (http://bit.ly/trendsandissues). The trends we observed were coding as a part of the K12 curriculum, movement forward in neuroscience through the release of several studies on learning and the brain, and  September 9th when Apple’s iPhone 6 is reportedly coming out.

We have three recommended readings for the week.

  • In Movies, CGI is Best When You Don’t Even Notice It by Daniel Cooper http://engt.co/1Cv4pyb
  • Study: Kids Who Ditch Smartphones for Outdoor Fun are ‘Substantially’ Better at Reading Emotions by Gregory Ferenstein http://bit.ly/1BepuLH
  • Are You Ready to Join the Slow Education Movement? by Shelly Wright http://bit.ly/1unUVjC

To cite the Trends & Issues podcast:

Brown, A. & Green, T. (Producers). (2014, September 4).  Trends and Issues in Instructional  Design, Educational Technology, and Learning Sciences [Audio Podcast]. Retrieved from  http://trendsandissues.com/

Our next podcast episode will be September 15, 2014.