eLearning

Episode #12: Intentionally Designing for Tomorrow's Schools with Thomas C. Murray | Rethinking Learning

<i>Tom Murray serves as the Director of Innovation for Future Ready Schools, a project of the Alliance for Excellent Education, located in Washington,</i> …

Education

An example of failing forward

There are lots of fancy cute inspirational messages out there about "failing forward" or how failure leads to success. The problem is that sometimes …

InterAct

Next Gen Learning in Action - Education Week

In just three years, 100% of Vista Unified School District schools are transforming to Personal Learning pathways for all students. These three steps …

Education

Forget what you’ve been told about edtech

Investors are incessant in their hunt for the next emerging market. The investment <i>de jour</i>? Edtech.<p>The tastemaker in this case is an article from David Bainbridge claiming, “Edtech is the next fintech.” While most of us can appreciate the wordplay, comparing edtech to fintech, or other “hot” …

Education Technology

Student: How a virtual education prepared me for higher ed

For home-schooled students like me, the process of earning a high school diploma is a bit more complicated than it is for “traditional” pupils. Those …

Education

Education Dept.'s inspector general calls for Western Governors to repay $713 million in federal aid

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Inspector General has released the results of a much anticipated high-stakes audit of Western Governors …

Government

Personalized Learning a Big Challenge in High School Redesign, RAND Finds

« Obama Surprises Computer Science Educators on Conference Call | Main<p>Personalized learning is hard.<p>For the ed-tech community, that, again, is the …

Education

Kids Sea Camp Bonaire July 7th-14th, 2018 with Buddy Dive!

Join us in Bonaire for Kids Sea Camp July 7th-14th, 2018! An all time favorite Buddy Dive offers a fun, relaxing stay with the glow of the yellow …

Scuba Diving

Western Governors U. Might Have to Repay $700 Million in Student Aid

An audit by the Education Department’s inspector general found that too many courses did not feature “regular and substantive interaction between …

Education

Fitness fanatic reflects on the day that changed her life

Making a trend of healthy living, Kirby Johnson, 24, is a BCom marketing graduate who is employed in the media industry. “My heart’s desire was one …

Fitness

Jordan Matthews wants fans to withhold judgment on Bills' receivers

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Jordan Matthews pushed back Wednesday against criticism of the Buffalo Bills' wide receivers, who have the NFL's second-fewest …

Jordan Matthews

Nevada Recommits Funding for State 1-to-1 Program

« Personalized Learning a Big Challenge in High School Redesign, RAND Finds | Main<p>Nevada plans to push forward with their state-funded 1-to-1 …

Education

No, you aren't a 'visual' learner

The idea that people have different styles of learning — that the visually inclined do best by seeing new information, for example, or others by …

Pedagogy

The Best Places Make and Sell an Online Class

If you want to start your own online class and get paid for it outside of traditional academia, there are a lot of startups offering potential …

Learning

Reflections On My Refraction: Getting A Job In Instructional Design

This article explores the uncertainty and anxiety that newcomers to Instructional Design may be faced with during the transition from student to job …

Instructional Design

5 Ways to Stay Motivated in Distance Learning

Many distance learners agree that the most difficult part of studying online is staying motivated. Because students must take the initiative to …

Distance Learning

How Artificial Intelligence Can Help Us Solve the 33-Year-Old “Two-Sigma Problem”

We used to talk about artificial intelligence (AI) as a “new frontier” for technology – something exciting and powerful that will inevitably affect our lives but is still a ways down the road.<p>That’s no longer the case. AI is here and we’re interacting with it every day, from virtual assistants like …

Pedagogy

Do You Need Some Ideas For Promoting Active Learning? 5 Tips via @TeacherToolkit

Reading Time: 3 minutes.<p>Do you need some ideas for promoting active learning?<p>In a previous post, How To Improve A-level Attainment, this highlighted …

Teaching

Ready for take off: An online course will teach you how to build flying cars

Keen to get a degree in driverless and flying cars? Well, now you can.<p>Online education provider Udacity has announced the launch of two new …

Learning

Survey: Blended Learning on the Rise

Teaching with Technology Survey<p>Most faculty in our second annual Teaching with Technology Survey said they employ a mix of online and face-to-face …

Higher Education

Keeping Up with… The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

This edition of <i>Keeping Up With...</i> was written by Lauren Hays and Melissa Mallon.<p>Lauren Hays is Instructional and Research Librarian at MidAmerica …

Pedagogy

Experts weigh in on standardization as accreditor dings Arizona community college

A regional accreditor recently denied an Arizona community college’s bid to increase its online degree offerings, with a decision that highlights …

Education

Abroad and online -- beyond Title IX’s reach?

Online courses -- and especially the special brand of massive open classes that emerged earlier this decade -- have helped colleges expand their …

Online Learning

How a Coding Bootcamp Led Me to My Dream Job

I was definitely able to hit the ground running.<p><i>After you graduated from coding bootcamp how long did it take you to get a job and what was your starting salary? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the …

Employment

Infographic: 10 Things You Should Know About BYOD in Healthcare

Healthcare organizations around the U.S. continue to wrestle with whether staff are allowed to use their personal mobile devices for work. Spok, a …

BYOD

Helping Young Children Build 21st-Century Skills

<b>Be sure to join the @P21Learning early learning Twitter chat today (9/20)</b> <b>at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET</b> <b>using #p21Exemplar</b><p><i>By David Ross</i><p>The development of …

Pedagogy

5 Math Technology Tools to Engage Students

« Considering North Korea Beyond the Headlines | Main<p><i>Editor's Note: Engaging students in math can be a challenge. Today, Fang Wang, a Chinese</i> …

Mathematics

Twitter chat: Is online learning the future of college and grad school?

More schools are opting for student teleworking and teaching classes online. For many educators, the goal is to prepare students for life after high …

Education

4 Resources to Help Define the Role of EdTech Coaches • Talk Tech With Me

<b>Future Ready Instructional Coaches Framework</b> is a part of Future Ready Schools and my new favorite resource for defining the role of an edtech coach. …

Define

Empower Student Voice through Collaboration and Communication

When my son was a 9th grader, he was on a team with a student who struggled with completing tasks. After a week, my son shared the team’s …

21st Century Skills