Daily Education and Technology News for Schools 12/26/2011
Set Up Your Kindle Fire for Tiny Tablet Awesomeness
A handle Kindle Fire set up guide from Gizmodo.
The Next Mark Zuckerberg Is Likely At Harvard’s New Innovation Lab
The redesign of learning spaces has hit Harvard with their new iLab. Mark Zuckerberg was present at grand opening of venue which includes xbox gaming area and a stocked snack fridge.Before the i-lab, students like Mark connected and collaborated wherever they could find space,” Faust said. “Mentors mentored, and networks networked, and speakers spoke, and each of these things was happening. But now they can happen in one place"
Adobe Design Achievement Awards Now Open To Students & Teachers
Adobe design achiement awards 2012. Students are invited to compete in 13 categories, including Game Design and Development, as well as Application Development and Mobile Design. For the second consecutive year, the ADAA will also recognize teaching excellence through three categories designed specifically for higher education instructors. Since the ADAA competition began in 2001, nearly 25,000 students from 73 countries have been involved; in 2011, a record 4,600 entries were submitted.
New ELI 7 Things... Explores First-Generation Learning Analytics | EDUCAUSE
Learning analytics are underused but will be one of the most important tools in our online toolbox. Once we grasp the importance of these, we will be demanding more and more intelligence on behalf of the learning analytics that we use to support elearning, apps, and all of the things our students use as part of their learning toolbox.
Reports from Educause