Education

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Seedlingtech moving to Dreem Digital Website

We are very please to announce that the Seedlingtech Blog will now be available at http://dreemdigital.com/blog/. We look forward to continuing the discussion with you about Technology , Youth and Learning.

Jobs or Education: A Chicken or the Egg Conundrum

Are jobs the answer to crossing the digital divide? Or is it education? Does this seem like a chicken or the egg question of which come’s first? Recently in the post “How Deep is the Divide?” I discussed what the Digital Divide is and it’s possible ramifications. Digging deeper into this topic forces us to … Continue reading

The Spread of iPads in Home and School

By John Bergquist, Director of Communications for Soma Games & Code-Monkeys, Huffington Post blogger. My children started attending Dayton Grade School this past week and to my surprise my son’s class provides an iPad for every student. Even today with the proliferation of mobile technology, classrooms across the US run the full spectrum when it comes to technology. It was refreshing … Continue reading

Can Technology Conquer the Industrial Classroom?

Unfortunately most of our classrooms are still set up for the “Industrial Learning Environment,” established over 150 years ago, to produce a student ready to work in some level of a company from the Industrial Revolution. However, our world has changed since the invention of this model in the late 1800’s  and our educational models … Continue reading

Higher Education can Deal with Technology

By Greg Smith, CIO George Fox University What a great time it is to be working with technology in Higher Education. It was not that long ago that IT departments really only worried about supporting the traditional microcomputer or keeping the enterprise systems running. But the real fun occurs at the front lines where technology … Continue reading

Press On

By Erin E.P. Morris When I was 16 I worked at a yarn shop. A surprisingly fun and interesting job for a high school student, there was one thing above all that has remained with me and it was a little phrase I picked from one of our customers: Press On. Whenever this customer would … Continue reading

A Meaningful Online Experience

By Sarah Warnock The growing field of distance or online education has traditionally been used as a stopgap for those who were unable to attend a physical location but still needed to take classes. Satellite campuses allowed live streaming video so several classrooms could benefit from the same lecture at one time. Correspondence classes allowed … Continue reading

The Potential of Potential

By Erin E.P. Morris Allow me to introduce a new weekly post. On Fridays I want to sort of put something out there that is a bit of a ponderable for you to consider over the weekend… So today I want to start with a question: Are we unintentionally standing in the way of progress? … Continue reading

From the Capitol: Community Makes the Grade

Tuesday night I had the privilege to attend a community conversation on the achievement gap in Salem, Oregon. The room was packed with more than 80 people. Looking around the room you would have seen Hispanic, African-American, Asian, and Caucasian. You would have seen teens, tweens, young adults, middle-aged and the elderly. You would have … Continue reading