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Meet the guy who made education almost free for the world through his University

"After I sold KIT eLearning and the rest of my businesses, I felt that it was my turn to give back. Having experienced the power of education, it was …

Why the Lumina Foundation Is Betting Big on New Kinds of Credentials

A college degree isn’t the only path to meaningful work. In fact, these days it seems like there are more kinds of credentials than ever, some with …

Higher Education

The Best Websites for Teaching and Learning Math

We recently sent the call out on our Teacher HELPLINE! for teachers to tell us the best math websites. And wow, did you all come through! We’ve …

20 Good YouTube Math Channels for Teachers

August 27, 2017 Math learning and teaching can be so much fun especially when done through the right strategies. One of these strategies is through …

How Technology is Now Empowering Educators

Bridging the gap between digital and the classroom.<p>Digital transformation is disrupting every industry, and education is no exception. Global investment in edtech companies is increasing rapidly, with some reports predicting a total of $252 billion in investments by 2020. Investors aren't the only …

The Secret to Learning a Foreign Language as an Adult

<i>Answer by David Bailey, CEO of Spotnight, on Quora.</i><p>I’ve learned several foreign languages as an adult. I was able to learn French to conversation …

Language Learning

6 Habits Of Talented Teachers

What do talented teachers do? In a hurried and impersonal data-driven world it is easy to lose sight of what

7 Reasons and Resources for EdTech Gamification in Education

It comes as no surprise that many are seeking ways to introduce new and innovative EdTech games into their curriculum. Should you join them in giving …

How Teaching Is Changing: 15 Challenges For The 21st Century Teacher

The post How Teaching Is Changing: 15 Challenges For The 21st Century Teacher appeared first on TeachThought. Terry Heick Trends & Shifts …

Best apps for educators

If you’re an educator, you’re familiar with all that you have to keep up with in that field of work. While from afar it may seem that some teachers …

School Graduation Rates Are Deceiving. Here Are 7 Things That Would Help

Once again this year, President Obama hailed the nation's high school graduation rate as it reached another record high — a whopping 83 percent.<p>"When I took office almost eight years ago, we knew that our education system was falling short," he said at a Washington, D.C., high school in October. "I …

High School

16 Education Podcasts to Check Out In 2017

Community<p>16 Education Podcasts to Check Out In 2017<p>By Jeffrey R. Young and Mary Jo Madda (Columnist)     Jan 11, 2017<p>Shutterstock / Rawpixel.com<p>It’s …

Two Good Tools for Building Online Discussions Around Videos

Watching videos then answering questions about them is the basic premise of a lot of flipped classroom lessons. To take that idea to higher level, …

9 Steps to a Future-Ready Education

By Jon PhillipsInitiatives are about more than just adopting technology.

Can technology replace teachers? You asked Google – here’s the answer | Harpreet Purewal

Every day millions of internet users ask Google life’s most difficult questions, big and small. Our writers answer some of the commonest queries<p>Anxiety about losing your job to technology is both a rational and growing fear. Andy Haldane, the chief economist at the Bank of England, recently …

Oxford University

Project-based Learning: Teachers' Guide

January 06, 2017<br>According to BIE, project based learning is “an instructional approach built upon authentic learning activities that engage student …

Pedagogy

OMD Oasis at CES 2017: The art of storytelling in an attention deficit world

At a convention powered by the latest in technological innovation, it was the art of storytelling that captivated the marketing community at OMD …