This past Monday at the ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) conference, Google launched Google Voyager, a new Google Earth feature designed for educational purposes. TechCrunch examined how this new component will allow users to explore the world through guided tours in order to discover the many wonders in
360° video is an impactful tool for storytelling, learning, and making connections. When wearing a virtual reality headset, the viewer becomes fully immersed within a real-time environment, gaining the ability to view their surroundings in their entirety. Currently, this technology is most prominently used in journalism and filmmaking, to show
“Genius lives in every zip code with access the only barrier,” says Ana Roca Castro, founder & CEO of Genius Plaza. As an engineer who has combined her passion for her field with education, she knows firsthand that for students to pursue STEAM careers, they need to see what opportunities
It’s a unique opportunity to be able to see a company change and evolve up close. I’ve been with Genius Plaza for over six years: since the beginning. A small room of people has quickly become a team of over sixty. The strides we have made as a company became
At Genius Plaza, we are excited to be participating in ISTE today through Wednesday and taking in the best in ed tech in Alamo City. We are eager to work with many of you to ignite the genius in every child. As a longtime supporter of the conference, we can’t wait to share
Are you going to be at ISTE? Don’t forget to visit us at Booth 2152! The Sentinel & Enterprise News stated that a bill was recently passed in Massachusetts by the state’s House of Representatives, which gives school districts more flexibility when instructing students who are not proficient in English.
Desde hace 28 años me dedico a la docencia en el nivel medio superior y durante este tiempo he tenido el agrado de poder trabajar con diversas herramientas tecnológicas enfocadas a la educación. La semana pasada del 13 al 16 de Junio del 2017, tuve una de las mejores experiencias
Earlier this month, the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion was unveiled. It is described as, “the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace.” When I read about this, my first reaction was “bravo!” Then I thought, “This is 2017. Why are we still having
On Thursday of our first week as Customer Happiness interns, we traveled to Gregorio Luperón High School for Math & Science in Washington Heights. Having grown up in a small town with a small school district, I was in awe of both the size and modernity of the high school.
Our world is an ever-evolving place, and the classroom is no exception. With various ethnicities in any one class, language barriers come to exist, as students struggle to stay abreast of assignments and new concepts. More than differences in language are cultural disparities. However, diversity doesn’t have to be viewed