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5 things I’ve learned teaching social media marketing in higher education #hesm

<b>Teaching is the best way to learn.</b>I’ve learned so much (and keep learning) about social media marketing in higher education with your colleagues …

Higher Education

The world’s most popular social networks, mapped

Rosamond Hutt, Formative Content<p>Facebook, with more than 1.8 billion monthly active users, remains the world’s most popular social network, by far. …

17 Formative Digital Assessment Tools That Help You Know Students

A big benefit of doing formative assessment properly is that we get to know our students really well. But why is this important? It has to do with …

Teaching

Are We Innovating, or Just Digitizing Traditional Teaching?

The Peril<p>The dissemination of digitized, teacher-driven content is not full blended learning. Though this can be viewed as a first step toward new …

Epson

Step inside Slack's light-drenched New York City office

The three-year-old chat app maker boasts 5 million daily users, from employees at media companies like Business Insider, to workers at companies like IBM, who use it to coordinate code-building.<p>The San Francisco-based company has raised $539 million dollars from investors including Accel Partners, …

New York City

Google Drawings Bonus Activity

This is a <b>fun activity</b> that allows students to learn more about <b>Google Drive Drawings</b> while creating an amusing picture.<p>• Once students are done …

Google Drive
Education Technology

FARE ALERT: Amazing Singapore Airlines Business Class to Europe or Asia for Less Than $2000 Roundtrip

About a week ago I wrote that it’s the golden age of air travel with cheap fares all over the world. Most of those fares have been in economy, with …

Los Angeles

10 Online Research Tools Every Online Learner Should Know About

Research is a time-intensive activity, which means you will need a tool to organize both your professional and personal life. We advise you to give …

10 Easy Ways to Integrate Technology in Your Classroom

February 18, 2017 Using technology in class should always be motivated by a real need to optimize students' learning and to enhance your teaching. …

Teaching

Love this VR of a classroom lesson - 7 uses that really takes you there

I received a fascinating link via Twitter from Chris Edwards, a Deputy Head in Surrey, who was interested in views on his experiment with a 360 …

Simple & Effective Speaking Rubric For Class Presentations

Talented student teacher Kevin Inlay created this simple and effective speaking rubric that we used with class presentations in our ELL World History …

Teaching

Using A Computer In The Classroom Makes You Do Worse On Tests

If somehow you’re reading this post when you should be watching and listening to the teacher in front of you, stop now. That computer activity could be harming your exam performance, according to new research.<p>Three economists at West Point studied the effect of laptop and tablet use during an …

How our school is using Virtual Reality to prepare pupils for a future dominated by technology 

Virtual reality, augmented reality, mixed reality, haptic feedback; the line between these and many other technological realities is becoming blurred and they are beginning to be grouped under one umbrella term: artificial reality. But what is artificial reality and how can it be used effectively …

Why Slack, Chatbots, And Freelance Workers Have Your IT Department Freaking Out

The rise of collaboration tools and the mixed workforce of full-time and freelance staff that use them means more security risks.<p>These days every company is a tech company, thanks to cloud technology, social media, connected devices, and yes, automation and artificial intelligence.<p>As technology …

Chatbots

Mobile Apps — PDF Content Management in a Digital World

We’re All Mobile — Help Yourself and Your Clients / Customers!<p>How Prevalent is Mobile Today?<p>“KPCB mobile technology trends by Mary Meeker. Her deck …

How to Build a Course Using Microsoft PowerPoint Decks in Articulate Storyline

The best content authoring tool meets the best presentation software.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from …

Harvard Has a Free Online 12-Module Digital Photo Course

Want to learn photography from Harvard? (Yes, that <i>Harvard</i>.) It turns out you can easily do so, even without being a student. The oldest institution …

Digital Photography

Google Classroom is hoping the new year will be the best one yet for teachers and students

Your grade school teachers may have told you to put away your smartphones and stow your laptops in class, but in 2017? In 2017, the classroom is …

Education Technology

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 …

Education

Universities warned over 'snowflake' student demands

Universities will be forced to pander to the demands of "snowflake" students if controversial changes to the ranking system are approved, education leaders have warned.<p>The Government faces a cross-party revolt in the Lords this week over proposed reforms to higher education, which include placing …

Where does machine learning fit in the education sector?

‘Machine learning has the potential to support aspects of teaching and learning that are currently time consuming and difficult to manage’<p>In the …

Project-based Learning: Teachers' Guide

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

Education Technology

4 Things All Project-Based Learning Teachers Should Do

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