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Ed Tech: Innovation & Disruption Scouting Report

<b>Pre-Release Discounted Pricing for Annual Subscription – 12 Monthly Reports</b> <b>Ed Tech Innovation & Disruption Scouting</b> is a monthly report offering a …

Education Technology

Using Computers To Transform Teaching and Learning: The Flight of a Butterfly Or a Bullet?*

<i>As regular readers of this blog know, I have embarked on another project examining “best cases” of teachers, schools, and districts integrating</i> …

Pedagogy

Why new technologies often don’t help students

It’s easy to get caught up in the allure of new technologies. Companies do a great job showing off the improved bells and whistles of their shiny new …

Using mobile technology to ‘redefine’ learning

Nick Murray, head of e-learning and e-safety at Wood Green Academy, gives you 4 reasons to invest in mobile technology.<br>Read in fullThe post Using …

Education Technology

6 Fun Social Media Projects to Assign in the Classroom

Let’s face it: nearly every teenager uses social media in one way or another. Social media has changed the way teenagers communicate and the way they …

Social Media

Augmented Reality Technology Brings Learning to Life

When middle school students describe something they did in school as "cool," "exciting," and "fun," educators who are more accustomed to hearing "Why …

Education Technology

5 Tips To Use Classical Conditioning In eLearning

How To Use Classical Conditioning In eLearning<p>Classical Conditioning is associated with Ivan Pavlov and John Watson. Pavlov's famous dogs were the …

Education Technology

Boost Social Media Skills With Online Courses

In the digital age, social media skills are crucial for marketing purposes and personal branding alike, experts say.<p>But not everyone grew up with …

22 Digital Tools You Must Have in Your Classroom

If you don’t have children, you may not have noticed the massive changes going on in the local schoolhouse. Those geeky tech tools that we adults …

Education Technology

Vevo Wants to Be Your Go-To App for Music Videos

Nearly 35 years since MTV first declared that “Video Killed the Radio Star,” you might be forgiven for believing the golden age of music videos is …

Amazon eyeing up London restaurant delivery launch

With Deliveroo and Uber currently battling it out on London’s streets to deliver food from local restaurants, a third player with deep pockets may be about to enter the fight. According to multiple sources within the tech and food industry, Amazon is eyeing up a launch for its Amazon Restaurants …

Google Will Host A New Gaming Festival In September

Google’s new conference is all about games.<p>The search giant said on Thursday that it would host a game festival in San Francisco on Sept. 24 focusing …

eStories launches an alternative source for audiobooks

After ditching the major labels to go pure indie in 2014, digital music store eMusic and its new parent company TriPlay are now ready to take on Amazon and Audible's audiobook dominance. Today, TriPlay launched their eStories competitor with 80,000 titles and memberships starting at $11.95 per …

Weibo User Gives First Look At Samsung Galaxy Note 7's Futuristic Tech

In the history of science fiction, there have been a few staples: flying cars, time travel, sentient robots, and iris recognition. Samsung is about to bring the latter to the masses.<p>A Weibo user by the name of @23NoRI has leaked a couple of photos showing the long-rumored, and all-but-confirmed …

Electronics Industry

Twitch is streaming the Republican and Democratic conventions as a 'public service'

Looks like 360-degree video won't be the only new way to watch the two US conventions on Monday. Twitch announced yesterday that it would be streaming both the Republican and Democratic National Conventions live on its platform, a first for a company that — until a recent diversification effort — …

Internet

Rick and Morty is coming to virtual reality

<i>GOOD NEWS, EVERYONE!</i> Er, wrong show.<p>W-w-w-whoa, Morty. Rick and Morty is coming to virtual reality by way of the HTC Vive.<p>Beyond that, there’s… not a whole lot to know, just yet, except that it’s called “<i>Rick and Morty Simulator: Virtual Rick-ality</i>” and is being built by Owlchemy — the same folks …

Netflix launches Flixtape so you can make ‘mixtapes’ of your favorites movies and shows

Just in time for the weekend, Netflix today announced the launch of a new service called Flixtape, which the company describes as a way to make short playlists of your favorite Netflix titles. “It’s like a mixtape, but for Netflix,” the site explains. The new tool lets you create these lists based …

In the Age of 'No-Excuses' Schools: A Case for Compassion and Better Social-Emotional Learning

Opinion | Technology in School<p>In the Age of 'No-Excuses' Schools: A Case for Compassion and Better Social-Emotional Learning<p>By Dr. Vera Triplett     …

Education

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6 Best Mind Mapping Tools For Creative Students

<b>Best Mind Mapping Tools For Creative Students</b><p>I myself only discovered mind mapping a few months ago, because of one of these very articles that …

Stop Teaching, So Students Can Start Learning

I have an issue with the use of the word 'teaching.' We often use 'teaching' and 'learning' synonymously. In reality, learning is distinctly different from teaching: teaching is about <i>teachers,</i> and learning is about <i>students.</i> In traditional education, teaching is like a teacher giving a student a cup …

Don’t Teach Grit. Embed It.

column | Learning Strategies<p>Don’t Teach Grit. Embed It.<p>By Michael B. Horn (Columnist)     Jul 13, 2016<p>Image Credit: Mrs. Opossum / Shutterstock.com<p>In …

Mobile Learning Poised to Dominate

At this point everyone in the elearning industry takes mobile learning seriously, and with good reason.Mobile learning is on the rise and looks like …

Mobile

8 creative classroom tech tips—from a teacher who had very little of it

School districts in the United States spend billions of dollars each year to purchase technology for the classroom, yet the lack of technology and …

Education Technology

Best Nigerian Blog

The following day, Adaobi together with Chidi and Kunle left to the place where their father was admitted. Chigozie: ‘Sister, where have you been …

Five Ways to Help Students Succeed in the Online Classroom

More and more students are flocking to the online classroom for the convenience of earning college credits from the comfort of their home. However, …

Pedagogy

A Skill Everyone Should Learn: Sketching

The question of what I wish I had learned much earlier on or even can learn now is very simple. Sketching. I just wish I could sketch well because it …

Sketching

3 Steps to Becoming a Master Learner | Inc.com

Here’s a puzzle: Even though people talk about leadership all the time, and roughly eight kajillion leadership books have been published, we’re still plagued with fair to poor leaders in many, perhaps most, organizations.<p>Why is this? Part of the problem is that most of us, deep down, don’t really …

Learning