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We’re looking at a fragmented system where teachers are constantly searching for tools to help them meet new standards and requirements, but are distanced from decision making about the tools they use in the classroom.
The education system is failing to provide young people with the digital skills they need to succeed in the world of work, according to 18 to 30-year-olds.
If Google are watching your kids, shouldn’t you be watching Google more closely?
Something of a set-back for Big Data enthusiasts.
Many teachers do not report abuse due to management failure in dealing with previous incidents, Union study finds
From Boston to Beirut, community-based makerspaces are popping up in libraries, schools, shipping containers and buses as part of a revolution that has people returning to their workshops and building with their hands.
The next big shift in technology is the growth of wearable tech – will it come into the classroom?
Walk into any classroom in the UK today and it’s likely that you will see an interactive white board taking pride of place on the wall. It is also likely that you would see this expensive piece of technology being used as nothing more than a glorified projector.
US investors are far more active, and Europe’s best education technologies companies are at risk of being controlled by non-European sources of capital.
There are some people who aren’t keen on gamification in education. Not keen at all.
Plagiarism Spectrum identifies the blurred lines of cheating, and how to respond
A Irish newspaper discovers the Khan Academy and just loves it…
A bit self-serving – but Jose Ferreira of Knewton explains how Big Data will transform education.
This isn’t just a teacher currying favour – he matches the skills needed for success in Minecraft with those demanded by the Common Core.
Teachers Union calls for parents to turn off the Wi-Fi in their homes at night to stop their children from going on the internet after warnings that children are falling behind at school because they are staying up all night on tablet computers.
Technology bears the promise of innovative teaching and cost cutting. But when digital possibilities meet authentic needs, the complex issue of equity in educational technology is usually misconstrued.
What’s missing in the Indian education system? Several edtech startups receive funding to fill the gaps
Function Space, Skyfi Labs and Everest Edusys are just three Indian edtech startups that have received funding to fill a gap for what’s missing in the country’s education system.
Your Hogwarts dreams are about to be realized via an online wizarding education built by “Harry Potter” superfans.
The winning project of the UN Refugee Agency’s (UNHCR) second online challenge has been announced today as “Tablets for Education”, an initiative to use tablets and their applications to help refugee children overcome the language barriers that prevent them settling into new countr...
‘I’m not very tech-savvy’: teachers can be left feeling frustrated and marginalized by the new tools they are required to use but do not understand.