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...
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‘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.
3D technology is making an impact on education, with plans to put 3D printers into schools in the United Kingdom and the United States.
There are three disruptions: in producing content and outcomes that are good enough to compare with old models; in the use of data analytics and the third: a re-think of what education actually is.
Dire warnings on the effects of tablet addiction and the drop-off in other areas of child development.
Have you heard? Us neither… but apparently, the big idea of combination learning is shifting the focus from content to the process of learning.
Apps to change the learning of an entire continent.
We all believe to a greater or lesser extent that students who come onto a campus are engaging in activities largely different from those who access the university only through their computers. But what, exactly, is that difference?
Long-term professional success depends largely on the quality of our personal learning networks
Teachers share their advice on the best ways to use all those numbers.
IF you are on Facebook, how does it affect the children in your family or class?
How do we measure learning beyond knowledge of content? Finding that winning combination of criteria can prove to be a complicated and sometimes difficult process.
I bet your institution hadn’t thought of that….
How to stop worrying and learn the love the Twitter.
The ambitious plans of Rick Levin…
This is definitely not something any school should be doing, in my opinion. Public shaming? Beyond absurd.
The former President of Yale, and current CEO of Coursera, on online education and his growing part in it.
The education space is massive, very broken, barely touched by technology and has been largely underserved by entrepreneurs and investors. The opportunity for disruption, significant value creation and outsized returns is huge.
If we want our children to thrive, the school curriculum must give them the skills they’ll need in the real world
There’s big money in Chinese EdTech.
What happens when you actually attempt to figure out how stressed teachers are? This report is a great step to understanding the wildly stressful life of a teacher. Solid read.