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Now You Can Comment on Microsoft Office Files Directly from Google Drive

Google Drive is getting a new feature that lets users comment directly on Microsoft Office files, PDFs and images uploaded on it. Users will now be …

Software

​Edtech Is Trapped in Ben Bloom’s Basement

A recent visit to my old high school library left me disappointed. Gone were the days of handwritten flashcards and ten-pound textbooks. Now, every …

Education Technology

For Edtech to Actually Work, it has to Embrace Neuroscience

In the growing world of educational technology, the question is often explored whether these applications work for students. The answer is, they can …

Education Technology

Finland thinks it has designed the perfect school. This is what it looks like

The walls are coming down in Finland’s schools – but not just the physical barriers between classrooms. Also going are divisions between subjects and …

Pedagogy

Teaching Together for Change

This article originally appeared on Usable Knowledge from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Read the original version here. While …

IT Leadership Roles Reflect Changes on Campus

As new technologies transform the way college communities live, work and learn, they are also driving shifts in the IT profession. On many campuses, …

Higher Education

Five Favorites to Start 2018

As we’re on the doorstep of a new year (some of you already are in the new year), I think it’s a great time to look at some of my favorite tools from …

The 2017 Dean’s List: EdTech’s 50 Must-Read Higher Ed Blogs

By Meghan Bogardus CortezThese administrative all-stars, IT gurus, teachers and community experts understand how the latest technology is changing …

Education Technology

What Higher Education Experts Want You To Know About AI

Artificial intelligence is hitting universities, but it doesn’t mean professors are being replaced by computers.<p>“So when we talk about AI, we imagine …

Higher Education

Education technology meets its limits

This week has been a good one for those who like to talk about the limits of technology. Over in the UK, a prankster managed to fool Trip Advisor into naming his shed the #1 ranked restaurant in London. Meanwhile, in Los Angeles, a city struggling to manage several wind-fueled wildfires, the …

Ed-Tech Trends of 2017 in Higher Education (so far)

The NMC Horizon Report 2017 – Higher Education Edition has been published recently. The Horizon report is a collaborative effort between the NMC and …

Is Wikipedia a Trustworthy Academic Resource? Scientists Think So

It might seem like common sense to exclude Wikipedia from the list of great science resources, but researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of …

Professional Learning That Inspires Change

I shared this article recently, 5 Reasons Professional Development is NOT Transforming Learning. Not surprisingly, it resonated with many people.<p>So, …

How Metacognition Boosts Learning

Patricia Chen, a postdoctoral researcher at Stanford and the lead author of the study, says she often had students coming to her lamenting their poor …

Pedagogy

3 Steps to Revamping K–12 Professional Development

We’re now more than two years removed from the publication of an eyebrow-raising study of teacher professional development (PD) from The New Teacher …

Free edtech platform kiddZtube Academy launched by magikbee

The new platform allows teachers to create educational videos and quizzes from YouTube content<p>Posted by Charley Rogers | November 26, 2017 | Product …

7 Tips for Redesigning Your Learning Space

By Eric PatnoudesRevitalizing the classroom is about more than just technology.

Education Technology

3 Key Takeaways from the State of Video in Education Report

By Meghan Bogardus CortezHigher education institutions continue to use video as a means to connect with students and boost engagement.

Seven Strategies to Provide Help for Teachers

Most teachers are eager to learn, want to improve, and work hard at their craft. Some are more natural than others and innately understand what it …

Curriculum Mapping: Definition, Purpose, and Tips

Curriculum mapping is a reflective process that helps teachers understand what has been taught in a class, how it has been taught, and how learning …