Learning

Three Free Speech-to-Text Tools

Last week during Practical Ed Tech Live I answered a request for free speech-to-text tools. If you missed the broadcast, I suggested Dictation.io and …

Education Technology

3 Misconceptions About Innovation in Education

“Innovation” is one of the most used words in education right now. It is something that I am obviously passionate about, hence the reason I wrote the …

Innovation

Personalizing Professional Development for Educators

<i>By Dr. Margy Jones-Carey</i><p>I was recently on the train going from Albany to Buffalo when it struck me—what’s wrong with our professional development …

Personalized Learning

EduTech: With Swift Playgrounds, Apple has a chance to change programming forever

<i>EduTech is a 9to5Mac weekly series that focuses on technology’s application in education, lower and higher level, both for productivity and enjoyment. If you have suggestions for topics or specific questions you’d like to see answered, feel free to let me know. Catch up on past installments</i> …

Programming

Ed Tech Digest

Two years ago, in another somewhat futile attempt to reduce the backlog of resources I want to share, I began this occasional “Ed Tech Digest” post …

Education Technology

Small College Conversations and the Big Purdue / Kaplan Online Learning News | Technology and Learning

Are you chatting with your campus colleagues about the big Purdue / Kaplan news? (See <i>Purdue's Bold Move</i>).<p>My guess is that reactions from folks who …

eLearning

Multilingualism for everyone, not just a select few

COMMENT<p>Think back to when you first started learning a foreign language.<p>I was one of those considered to be “good at languages”. Like me, though, I …

Language Learning

Parents as #Edtech Partners

A partnership with parents is critical to all success in our schools and classrooms; technology or not. There’s always a barrage of initiatives and …

Education Technology

Around The Web In ESL/EFL/ELL

© 2010 Enokson, Flickr | CC-BY | via Wylio<p>Four years ago I began this regular feature where I share a few posts and resources from around the Web …

Language Learning

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 …

Machine Learning

A Beginning List Of The Best Resources For Learning About The North Korea Missile Crisis

Last week, several students began talking in class about the probability of war with North Korea.<p>That got me thinking about ways to teach about the …

North Korea

Want Your Tech Startup To Go Public? Try These Tips For Getting On The Path To Nasdaq Listing

So, you’ve got your startup off the ground and you have hopes for an IPO. It’s not for everyone, but those startups who go public know that it is a grueling process that fails more often than not, so you’ll want to make the right moves and fly the straight and narrow. Nasdaq has always been the …

Personalized Learning

Stanford Educational Farm hosts class sessions from across campus

Tucked away at the corner of Campus Drive and Electioneer Road near the university’s historic Red Barn, the farm houses a mini-ecosystem that …

Farming

Genghis Khan's 3 Strategies For Success Could Change Your Life Immediately

Discover how one man became ruler of the largest empire in the world by applying a few simple strategies that can change your life forever.<p>If you want to continue to perform at peak levels, inspire others and become a thought leader in your field, you need to become a consummate learner. As soon as …

Success

Helping Students Learn to Love Math Through Science

<i>By Robyn LaTorre</i><p>“Math sucks.”<p>“Why are we learning physics? We are only freshmen!”<p>“This is too hard. My sister never even had physics and she …

How to Train A GCSE Essay Writer - Part 2

Thinking about better assessment is not always at the forefront of the mind of a busy English teacher. We are so hassled by marking, planning and …

What The Terminator Says In The Spanish Language Version Of T2 Instead Of "Hasta La Vista, Baby"

It's doubtful Arnold Schwarzenegger knew how iconic his "Hasta la vista, baby" line from <i>Terminator 2: Judgment Day</i> would become, but now we can't say …

Language Learning

25+ Online Art Classes to Take Your Creativity to New Heights This Week

If you’re looking to boost your creativity and learn new skills, then instructor-led classes are a great way to do so. Learning a completely new medium, for instance, can alter your artistic path in ways you never thought possible. Or, by becoming acquainted with software, you can streamline parts …

Creativity

What's Ahead for Students With Learning Disabilities

Commentary<p>Trump budget leaves little room for special education students<p>Printer-Friendly<p>Email Article<p>Reprints<p>Comments<p>In recent months, the …

Education

How to Put Off Procrastination

Whether procrastination is good or bad can depend on your own - and others' - perspectives and goals.<p><i>What should you do if you are about to procrastinate? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the</b> …

Procrastination

Best Practices to Use Adaptive Learning Programs in Corporate Training

Adaptive learning is a learning approach that applies a broad range of technologies and teaching and learning techniques. It involves the use of a …

On Campus, Video Applications of All Sizes Make Learning More Immersive

As decision-makers look for new ways to <b>take advantage of the data-rich environment of higher education</b>, some of them have zeroed in on an application …

Data Visualization

​5 Invisible Barriers Preventing Change in Higher Ed

Everyone has an opinion when it comes to issues facing higher education. But there are a few things we know for certain: Textbook and tuition costs …

Higher Education

This Easy, Research-Backed Trick Will Help You Learn Much More From Videos

Spend the same amount of time but learn way more.<p>Thanks to the wonders of the internet, these days you can learn just about anything you could possibly think of online, and usually for free. This wealth of educational material is an incredible resource, but it's also quite a different way to learn …

Research

Learning to Go With the Flow

Renée Peterson Trudeau is an internationally recognized life balance coach/speaker, president of Austin-based Career Strategists, and the author of …

Happiness

New iSchool Faculty

The iSchool at UBC is excited to announce the appointment of two new faculty members to begin July 1, 2017.<p>Julia Bullard will join the School in a …

Education

6 Secrets Infants Can Teach Adults about Learning

About seven years ago, I started learning how to paint as a hobby. I was pretty terrible. Everything looked flat, I did not have the right …

The Brain

USU-Online to offer accelerated course options

LOGAN – For students already competent in their field of study, Utah State University-Online is making it possible to get through courses faster – or …

Education

Nightclub hosts big party for people with learning disabilities

<b>A club night held especially for people with learning disabilities was attended by more than 250 people on Wednesday.</b><p>It was a night of raving and …

Autism

Five Most Popular Posts Of The Week

Here’s the latest edition of this regular feature . These are the posts appearing this blog that received the most “hits” in the preceding seven days …

Language Learning