Coverage of the FETC 2012 Conference
Here you'll find coverage of the FETC conference. The 2012 National Conference is being held Jan. 23-26 in Orlando, FL. We're providing news from the show floor, session highlights, and lead-up interviews with ed tech leaders who will be delivering keynote addresses and moderating sessions at the event. You'll also find coverage of past FETC events deeper in these archives. For show schedule, registration information, and other details about the conference itself, visit FETC's site here.
Want to share your ed tech tips, tricks, and savvy with your fellow educators? Have a success story to share? Speaker applications for FETC 2014 are closing soon.
- By Stephen Noonoo
Keeping students attentive in the 21st century classroom is no easy feat. Here are 7 video ideas sure to resonate with students.
The opening keynote speaker at FETC 2014 will be Danny Forster, chief architecture and engineering expert for Discovery Education, and one of the Executive Producers for Discovery Channel's "Rising: Rebuilding Ground Zero."
- By Christopher Piehler
FETC is partnering with Learning Games Network and BrainPop to offer a free day of professional development to help educators from across the country innovate through the use of games.
- By Christopher Piehler
In a lively dialogue, mobilists Cathie Norris and Elliot Soloway discuss why telling teachers to just "integrate the technology into the curriculum" is a recipe for disaster — and they invite readers to tell their own tech transformation stories.
- By Cathie Norris, Elliot Soloway
Building relationships and a culture of innovation are major themes at the Future of Education Technology Conference in Orlando through January 14.
- By Patrick Peterson
The 37th Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC), Jan. 24-27, will feature 19 startup companies in its FETC Startup Pavilion, located in the Orange County Convention Center’s exposition hall.
ClassTag, a free parent engagement app for teachers and schools, is unveiling a pilot launch of its Marketplace feature to boost schools’ funding. The announcement is being made at this week’s Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC) in Orlando, FL.
Dremel, a manufacturer of tools and printers, has donated 70 3D printers to 35 schools and universities nationwide in its #LearnMakeGive contest. Selected through public voting, the winning designs reflect the creativity and ingenuity of 3D-printed ideas that give back to schools and communities. Each institution will receive two Dremel Idea Builder 3D printers and filament.
Dell EMC, the infrastructure business of Dell Technologies, is unveiling a new portfolio of education PCs and monitors designed to help teachers leverage the latest technology to improve learning for K–12 students worldwide.