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Helping Teachers Plug Kids into the Maker Movement

<b>New Arduino electronics, powered by the tiny Intel Curie compute module, and easy-to-follow guide offer today’s students hands-on experiences that</b> …

Edtech’s Next Big Disruption Is The College Degree

Aaron Skonnard Contributor<p>Aaron Skonnard is co-founder and CEO of Pluralsight.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Why TechHire needs to continue with the next U.S. president<p>For centuries, the college degree has been the global gold standard for assessing an individual entering the workforce. But after …

College & University

This teacher learned to stop fighting cellphones in the classroom

The challenge of teaching students who use their mobile devices in class made national headlines after a violent clash between a student and a sheriff's deputy in South Carolina. The Los Angeles Unified School District prohibits "the use of cellular phones or any electronic signaling device by …

The Un-College That's Training $100,000 App Developers

<i>Our Ideas series is exploring how innovation happens in education.</i><p>As one of the biggest, most successful tech companies, Google can hire pretty much anyone it wants.<p>Accordingly, the company tends to favor Ph.D.s from Stanford and MIT. But, it has just partnered with a for-profit company called …

Higher Education

Is this the end of traditional doctors? A third of over 65s use technology to manage their health

As Brits continue to avoid a visit to their GP, new research reveals a third of over 65s are using technology to keep tabs on their health and wellbeing<p>We're living in the age of digital health according to new research.<p>In 2014, a study revealed that <b>65 per cent of people actively avoid going to</b> …

The Internet of Everything: Food Production, Health, and Privacy Will Never Be the Same

The Internet of Everything will change how our food is grown and how we manage our health, and cause a myriad of privacy and security issues -- but …

Patient power and technology 'changing medicine'

<b>The internet and high speed broadband have transformed a wide range of consumer led businesses in the last two decades. Think banking, travel agencies, film distribution, book-selling and food retailing. Could healthcare be on the verge of a similar revolution over the next 20 years or so?</b><p>It's a …

The Future Of Aging Care: 10 Innovations Driving Change

One of the most important areas of healthcare today is <i>aging</i>.<p>In the U.S. more than 10,000 people a day turn 65. Not only can the current system barely keep up with the healthcare needs of today’s aging population, but radical changes are essential to managing the massive demand for care in the …

Technology for the 10 billion: How tech will change the world by 2050

Introduction<p>The population of humans will rise from 7.3 billion today to 9.7 billion in 2050, according to the United Nations. That means extra …

How the Internet of Things will revolutionise medicine

Anyone who's been in hospital will know how long nurses spend taking hourly measurements for blood pressure, and much more besides. If a hospital …

Medical Technology

25 awesome apps for teachers, recommended by teachers

What are the best apps for teachers? We asked TED-Ed Innovative Educators and the TED-Ed community. Below, 25 awesome apps recommended for teachers, …

Education Technology

Three Ways To Reframe A Problem To Find An Innovative Solution

A Stanford engineering professor challenges our ideas on imagination and creativity with a new approach to problem solving.<p>Everything really comes down to solving problems. To be successful and a leader in your field, you not only have to come up with good solutions; you need to be innovative. And …

Creativity

Blood sugar monitor tested on diabetes patients

<b>A blood sugar monitor that can stay in the body for up to five months is being tested on NHS patients.</b><p>It is hoped the device, which continuously monitors the blood and beams the information to a smartphone, will help control type 1 diabetes.<p>Patients in London, Cambridge and Swansea are taking part …

The new tool colleges are using in admissions decisions: big data

Applicants for this year’s freshman class at Ithaca College didn’t have to send their standardized test scores. If they did, the scores were …

Global Telehealth Market Expected to Grow Through 2020

August 17, 2015 - As the healthcare industry continues to discover the benefits of telemedicine adoption, industry analysts predict that the …

Digital Health

Kalorama: Fast Growth in Mobile Telemedicine Evident From Partnerships

NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent partnerships demonstrate the fast growth in telemedicine, according to Kalorama Information. The …

Infographic: Ed tech can change the world. by @ISTEconnects #edtech

Hoy traemos a este espacio esta infografía de ISTE .. titulada "Ed tech can change the world " , que se presenta así: No one doubts that technology …

American Heart Association says Mobile Technology may help people improve Health Behaviors - Clarksville, TN Online

Recent Articles<p>Nashville Sounds fall at home to Colorado Springs Sky Sox, 9-3<br>• Clarksville’s Moore Magnet Elementary School receives Tennessee STEM …

Are Big Data, Genomics, Precision Medicine the Cure for Cancer?

August 20, 2015 - A cure for cancer has always been one of the most elusive goals in healthcare, but new big data analytics solutions from a fresh …

Privacy Concerns with Medical Wearables and the Internet of Things

Assessing America’s medical data policies in a connected age<p>On November 7, 2014, Disney Animation Studios released the film <i>Big Hero 6</i><i>,</i> a super-hero …

Privacy

Putting rubber to the road in health-care innovation

<i>The Globe's biweekly business-school news roundup.</i><p>Canada is among the global leaders in health-care innovation, but it ranks low in applying breakthroughs to improve the system, experts say.<p>One of those on a mission to close the gap is Anne Snowdon, recently tapped to lead a new health innovation …

I Asked My Patients to Tell Me Anything About Themselves. This Is What They Said.

Doctors can rattle of patients’ blood counts and electrolyte stats in seconds. But ask them about their patients’ lives, and they’ll likely come up …

Why Public Schools Don't Teach Critical Thinking -- Part 2

While state education departments are the first reason why public schools don't teach critical thinking, community pressure against it is the second. While some communities do welcome critical inquiry as an essential part of a good education, others do not, rejecting critical thinking as dangerous …

We need to learn what 2,000 calories a day looks like to prevent diabetes | Ann Robinson

Sport also needs to return in schools, playing fields repurchased, cycling made safe and walking to school to become the norm<p>Diabetes is threatening to bankrupt the NHS after a 60% rise in cases in the past 10 years, according to Diabetes UK . But what’s behind that headline? Is it true? And can …

Teachers Who Tweet

There are 3 million teachers in the United States, and they do almost all of their work on their own—teaching students, preparing lessons, solving …

Richard Branson's advice for building an innovation hub

School culture matters

School culture is an incredibly powerful but often invisible force that shapes a school community’s work. It is more powerful than new ideas and …

The Future of The Internet of Things Is Now

The internet of things may still feel like a faraway notion, but it’s already affecting virtually all of us.<p>The Internet of Things, or IoT, still has …

Are Millennials Ready to Ditch their Regular Doctor?

Almost all of the millennials I spoke with said they had high expectations for their primary care and were willing to "doctor shop" until they felt …

This app breaks down confusing medical data to help improve your heart health

If you have a history of heart disease or are at risk for heart-related issues, then you’re probably already tracking your blood pressure. Instead of …