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Microsoft and unveil new Minecraft-themed tutorial for ‘Hour of Code’

Microsoft announced the next effort in a series of educational Minecraft products today: the Minecraft Hour of Code Designer, a free tutorial …


Survey finds Millennial parents favor online and flexible education

One of the most studied and analyzed generations, millennials are now becoming parents. According to a recent research report, 43 percent of children …


5 apps to jump-start augmented reality in the classroom « Online Learning Update

<b>BY LAURA DEVANEY, eSchool News</b><p>It’s fair to say that augmented reality has moved from a cool technology that might be neat for students to try to a …

Augmented Reality

Technology reshapes education, 'making thinking visible'

Jeannette Jones, dean of education at Schaumburg-based for-profit American InterContinental University, told of a time she sat in on a middle school class and a student asked the teacher a question.<p>She said the teacher didn't know the answer — but on the spot posed the question to her Twitter …

Education Technology

3 Ways Technology Can Help Students with Autism

By Meghan Bogardus CortezDigital tools have the power to help students with learning disabilities communicate and gain confidence.


Homework Inequality: The Value of Having a Parent Around After School

When it comes to schoolwork, there is a chasm separating students with parents who have predictable work schedules and those whose parents don’t.<p>At 4 p.m., when Veronica Marentes gets off work, she rushes to pick up her 4-year-old from daycare and her 12-year-old from school. If she’s late for the …

Anil Dash - How Technology Disrupts Education @TheFeast 2013

[Infographic] How Technology is Changing the Classrooms

The use of technology in the classroom is growing at a tremendous rate, and will continue to be a mainstay in K-12 classrooms across the U.S. , …

How technology is changing the face of education?

All spheres of life touched by mobile, internet or personal technology has literally metamorphosed and given incredible outcomes. Take the example of …

Can AI fix education? We asked Bill Gates

How personalized learning is changing schools<p>The rise of smartphones has transformed the way students communicate and entertain themselves. But the classrooms they spend so much of their time in remain stubbornly resistant to transformation. On one hand, technology has long had a home in classrooms …

Technology in education: changing the way students learn.

Digital Learning

How technology is changing education: Kshitij Kumar at TEDxGBU

Technology Changing Education

How does Technology affect Education

Opening Minds on Ed Tech

<i>Every teacher deserves the chance to be phenomenal.</i><p>It’s easy to say, and I don’t know anyone who would disagree with the sentiment. But in the …

Education Technology

Teaching in the Time of Google

• In-depth articles about current issues faced by universities<br>• Data and analysis on the latest higher education trends, statistics, and salaries<br>• Special …

Watch 4 ed-tech trailblazers discuss disruptive change for the future

Darryl Adams, DOE's Ted Mitchell, and more share groundbreaking thoughts<p>“These are not infomercials,” is perhaps the best way to describe the …

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The worldwide classroom: How technology will change the education landscape

Technology has the capacity to open the classroom to the world, yet we’re not seeing as much change as we should. How can technology change this?

5 Reasons Why Edcamps Matter

The Edcamp movement is something that I've been very lucky to watch unfold in its early stages. Almost seven years ago, I remember seeing people on …

10 Seconds At A Time, A Teacher Tries Snapchat To Engage Students

What's the first step of learning?<p>Paying attention.<p>Which may be hard for students to do when they're constantly peeking at their phones. So, as the adage goes: If you can't beat 'em, join 'em.<p>One app that teachers are embracing is Snapchat. That's the one where you send a video or picture, and then …


Minecraft Fueling Creative Ideas, Analytical Thinking in K-12 Classrooms

One of the world’s most popular video games has made significant inroads into K-12 classrooms, opening new doors for teaching everything from city …


How World War II Sparked The Scandinavian Design Craze

If not for the war, the notion of “Scandinavian” design may never have left Northern Europe.<p>Who gave the world Scandinavian design? Arne Jacobsen, Eero Arnio, Alvar Aalto, or Ingvar Kamprad? Okay, sure. But another larger force played a major role in establishing Scandinavian design as well: World …