Søren Bech

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Study Suggests AliveCor KardiaBand for Apple Watch Can Be Used With AI Algorithm to Detect High Potassium

AliveCor, the company that makes an FDA-approved EKG band for the Apple Watch called KardiaBand, teamed up with the Mayo Clinic for a new study that suggests an AliveCor EKG device paired with artificial intelligence technology can non-invasively detect high levels of potassium in the blood.<p>A …

Fewer heart attack patients die when top cardiologists are away at conferences, study finds

Heart attack patients are more likely to survive when top cardiologists are not in the hospital, a new study suggests.<p>Researchers at Harvard Medical School found that when heart specialists are away at academic conferences, the survival rate at their hospitals actually improves.<p>They believe that …

Biomedicine

12 Tech Tools For Student-To-Student Digital Collaboration

12 Tech Tools For Student-To-Student Digital Collaboration contributed by Nicholas Martino We are living in a digital age where students shuffle …

Researchers Identify Five Different Types of Diabetes, Not Just Type 1 and Type 2

For many years, diabetes cases have largely been classified as either type 1 or type 2. But a new study suggests that there may actually be five …

Why Do Many College Students Ignore Learning Strategies?

Many college students don’t use self-regulated learning strategies (SRL), despite knowing they exist, according to a new study from Austria published …

Everything You Wanted to Know About Formative Assessment But Were Afraid to Ask…

Recently Steven Anderson and I had an engaging discussion on the topic of Formative Assessment for ACER Education. Check out what we had to say.<p>Some …

Aspects of Effective Project Based Learning #PBLChat #EdChat

By von_brandis I've been meaning to write about my adventures in Project Based Learning for a while. It's a topic many teachers are interested in, …

Teaching

A Conversation On Formative Assessment With Steven Anderson And Shaelynn Farnsworth

Google has created a tool that tests for clinical depression

People often delay seeking treatment for mental health conditions like depression. The longer they wait to see their doctors, the worse the condition becomes, making it harder to treat in the future.<p>In an effort to encourage more patients to seek treatment sooner, Google announced Aug. 23 that it …

The 10 apps millennials say they can't live without

ComScore recently surveyed app users ages 18-34 about the apps they "can't go without." The top 10 includes the likes of Instagram, YouTube, and Gmail.<p>The list "speaks to a broader insight, which is that millennials seem to recognize the importance of the more functional apps, like Amazon, Gmail …

Apps

Hands on: LiquidText 3.0.11 changes how you annotate documents on the iPad

It's hard to go back to an more ordinary PDF annotator after using LiquidText, but it is not the ultimate PDF tool for the iPad.

Apple Pencil

​I​s your child gifted? Their drawings of stick men could tell you

Forget IQ tests. A new study says the real key to finding out if you have a genius on your hands is looking for freckles, goatees and other ‘exceptional items’ in their art<p>Next time your child proudly presents you with their scribble of a stick figure with crazy hair, it might be worth a closer …

Me Learning: A Student-Centered Learning Model

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Learning

New research shows “digital natives” are no better at technology than the rest of us

Marketers and social theorists love to talk about digital natives. This group is supposedly a generation of early adopters under the age of about 35, uniquely adept at technology compared to their older counterparts. But according to a recent editorial in <i>Nature</i>, these digital natives are a figment …

Teacher Education

YouTube Educational Technology | YouTube Tool for Educators

TED-Ed is a free website that allows you to create an online lesson structured around an online video. You can find a video, then add questions, …

Ditch Facebook And Make Yourself Smarter With These 10 Hottest Learning Sites

The average person spends nearly two hours every day on social media.1<p>Think about it, what will we achieve when we spend these two hours on something …

Social Media

7 Tips for Teaching Readers How to Recognize Bias

When students are learning about research topics and current events, they must also know how to recognize bias. Learning how to spot so-called “fake …

How to protect your smartphone privacy

Prevent Google and Apple from tracking you<p>You've beefed up the security for your online accounts, so you feel confident sticking your smartphone in your pocket and heading out the door. But many consumers don't realize that the software in their phones can track their every move. Whether you have …

How to Set Your iPhone Camera’s LED Flash to Notify You of Incoming Calls and Alerts

- Apr 19, 2017<p>Wouldn’t it be great to get a visual alert of incoming calls and notifications when your iPhone is set to silent? This quick “how to” …

6 New Startups Redefining The Educational Space

Tech startups are creating buzz in transportation, gaming, healthcare, and telecommunications sectors. Everybody knows this. What people may not …

Apple’s GarageBand, iMovie, and iWork apps are now completely free

No Mac or iPhone purchase required<p>Apple is making its GarageBand, iMovie, and iWork (Pages, Keynote, and Numbers) apps totally free for all Mac OS and iOS customers as of today. In late 2013, Apple began offering the software for free to anyone that purchased a new Apple device — either a Mac or …

Pair this button with your iPhone for safety boost

Tech innovators have yet to create a device that activates a personal defense shield to ward off would-be attackers. But a small gadget called Revolar can discreetly alert the cavalry.<p>A smartphone in hand means you can make an immediate call for help, but some dangerous situations leave no time to …

Innovation

8 Things I Learned My First Year Of Teaching With Project-Based Learning

<b>8 Things I Learned My First Year Of Teaching With Project-Based Learning</b><p>by <b>Rachelle Dene Poth</b><p>My first year of teaching with project-based learning …

Collaboration Isn't New, But It Doesn't Mean You're Doing It Right

Many teachers and leaders collaborate. It's not a new word. However, just because they do it doesn't mean they do it right. Here are some things to …

Teaching

4 ways to use Virtual Reality in project-based learning - Innovation: Education

VR’s real world impact on students<p>Virtual reality is exciting and many of our students are already using this technology in gaming (as some were …

Using Quick Check-Ins to Measure Student Understanding

Across the hall, Chris’s colleague Aaron Hall is also using choice for a quick check-in. While Chris offered choice to allow students to …

Hope for those stuck in mental health institutions | Letters

Among other weighty events on Wednesday, there is a chink of light that could transform the lives of thousands of people with learning disabilities, needlessly stuck in mental health institutions away from homes, families and communities. On Wednesday, the public affairs committee will hear from …

#15toptips for Student-Centred Teaching 3: Build ‘authenticity’ into your assessment strategy

As lecturers we often tend to think first of what we want to teach. This is an entirely natural response if we view ourselves primarily as subject …

Here are the languages the world is trying to learn

I have learnt three foreign languages in my life and all of them have been studied in classrooms with books, pads of paper, and the occasional tape. …

Language Learning