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Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

The CoolCatTeacher

Lucy Gray and Steve Hargadon, Global Education Conference co-chairs, talk about the Global Education Conference 2017 that runs from November 13-16. Lucy Gray and Steve Hargadon for Global Education Conference. Vicki: The Global Education Conference is here, November 13-16!

Our favorite mobile apps: Appy Hour on the Future Trends Forum

Bryan Alexander

What are the best apps for education? Instead, we hosted an “Appy Hour”, a session where we invited participants to simply share their favorite mobile app for learning. (The idea came up during the June 7th Forum discussion. access. Normal. false. false. false.

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Our favorite mobile apps: Appy Hour on the Future Trends Forum

Bryan Alexander

What are the best apps for education? Instead, we hosted an “Appy Hour”, a session where we invited participants to simply share their favorite mobile app for learning. (The idea came up during the June 7th Forum discussion. access. Normal. false. false. false.

Top 7 Innovations in K-12 Education

Kitaboo on EdTech

The education sector has undergone significant changes in the last decade. By incorporating technology into K-12 education model, institutes are aiming to improve the teaching and learning processes in schools and universities.

The economics of educational nonconsumption in the developing world

The Christensen Institute

Many of the conversations around education technology focus on improving classrooms in the developed world. Yet the greatest gains in improved education and the greatest opportunities for disruptive innovation likely exist farther down the economic ladder. There are roughly one billion children across the world living in poverty—from Malawi to Madagascar to Mongolia—who are nonconsumers of the types of education available to children in developed countries.

Building Education Technology for the Developing World


Last July, however, Parida felt an itch to tackle educational needs in her native country, India. My move to India was driven by my desire to see the impact of technology in education in the Indian context,” Parida says. Yet these difficulties have not deterred efforts from gritty entrepreneurs to improve educational opportunities through technology. At Khan Academy, employees have been focusing their efforts on mobile devices in order to achieve one-to-one for students.

Technology overuse may be the new digital divide

The Hechinger Report

The fear was, and is, that technology might cause achievement gaps between rich and poor students to grow if it’s easier for rich kids to use educational software, practice computer coding or learn about the world online. Even high-speed internet access is becoming more commonplace.

When Learning Goes Nomadic


This semester I’m teaching a graduate seminar on education and technology for Georgetown University. How does higher education use mobile technology to teach? After that shock, discussion began by exploring the full range of mobile technology available in 2019.

New iPad App Takes An Artist's Approach to Early Literacy Education


Created with input from parents and educators around the world, the app combines a uniquely compelling visual style with a rigorous approach to literacy education, providing parents with a detailed dashboard that helps them track their child's progress.

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Meet the 5 Education Technology Startups From Y Combinator’s Summer 2017 Class


Of this group, five teams are building education technology tools with support from mentors from Imagine K12, the local edtech accelerator that Y Combinator absorbed last February. Here’s what they’re working on: Lambda School The San Francisco-based startup combines some of the hottest trends in the edtech industry: computer science education, small classes, and income-share agreements. Each course is made up of 70-odd short lessons and exercises.

A little help from my friends

Learning with 'e's

Throughout the year, the book has continuously exercised my mind, and I have spent countless hours of planning, thinking, researching, writing and editing. David goes on to consider a number of scenarios around the use of mobile learning in large organisations, and concludes that: “.mobile

Good news stories about EdTech from across the globe


As the year draws to a close I thought we could take a look at how EdTech has transformed schools, students and education this year – in countries across the world. Learning through video has been shown to be an exceptionally effective online educational tool.

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10 Pros And Cons Of A Bring Your Own Device Scheme.


They are when students are asked to bring in their own mobile device and use them in their learning. OK, this was number 1, but there are just so many great things that children are given access to! A pointless exercise.

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6 Reasons why drones are landing in schools


As this type of technology becomes more budget friendly and accessible, some schools have taken a particular interest in its potential uses in education. Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) — more commonly known as drones — are becoming more and more popular among flight enthusiasts.

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Guest post: Biggest eLearning content trends of 2020 and beyond


Be it for basic education or for corporate or medical training, technology has made its place in among people as a reliable form of learning and development. . And as the time progressing in every scientifically, the learning (rather, eLearning) community is witnessing substantial changes in the ways that education has been adopted till now. An added but crucial element of micro-learning is basing daily learning on applications and exercises.

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Inspire to learn

Learning with 'e's

On 3-4 December I'll be in Manchester to present a keynote speech at the Inspire Conference , sponsored by the Higher Education Academy. M y key premise is that l earning technology is just about everywhere in education. Yes, education costs money.

Hour of Code: How Students Can Build Their Own Apps

Ask a Tech Teacher

Websites like have a great approach to making coding accessible to all kids but still, too few students think they are smart enough to do these jobs. Teachers can access a curriculum and resources for teaching. Students do need to set up their mobile device to run the app.

Can You Say Unicorn? Duolingo Raises $30 Million at $1.5 Billion Valuation


For the third time this year, an American education technology company is laying claim to the magical “unicorn” status. The language exercises include a mix of multiple-choice and fill-in-the-blank questions, along with digital flashcards and oral speaking practice.

What Education Technology Could Look Like Over the Next Five Years


In a fast-moving field like education technology, it’s worth taking a moment to take stock of new developments, persistent trends and the challenges to effective tech implementation in real classrooms.

The new age of inequality and what it means for education: my January talk

Bryan Alexander

What does increasing inequality mean for American higher education? If you’re new to the topic, or curious, read these slides , which are much more accessible than the preceding sentence suggests. My question here: in this scenario, what is the role of education?


How to Prepare for the SAT Essay

Ask a Tech Teacher

Driven in part by the educational imperative to minimize student testing, what better solution than a test already heavily vetted as being inclusive and cross-cultural that many students are familiar with. Free, web-based or mobile device. Education account, desktop or mobile device.

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Top 40 Web 2.0 Sites w/ Educational Portal

Technology Tidbits

sites that can be used in education. The reason for this was a lot of sites that are beneficial for education require that a student has an email account to login. Best of all, educators create/monitor all student account activity. A great all-in-one solution for education.

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Differentiation Is Hard But Necessary. (Don’t Worry, There’s Help.)


But that's not all; teachers say there are additional roadblocks: limited access to differentiated materials. Rachel Lynette , a curriculum developer and former K-8 gifted education teacher, captures the dichotomy perfectly.

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7 PROs and CONs of m-learning in the classroom


Mobile learning is generally defined as training or education conducted via a mobile device such as a smartphone or tablet, generally connected to a wireless network such as GSM, G3 or Wifi.

How teachers can go blended (when they’re the only one)

The Christensen Institute

About the author: Casey Lynch is a K-12 education research intern with the Christensen Institute focused on interviewing and profiling schools in the Blended Learning Universe Directory, and a rising 8th grade English teacher in The School District of Philadelphia. However, sustaining innovations are vital to any robust sector, and, in the education sector, they may fulfill the needs of teachers looking to innovate within traditional school contexts. Education Blog

7 ways to support learner-teacher interaction

Learning with 'e's

This is a perennial question, one that often exercises the minds of many higher education lecturers. 5) Mobile phone Texting is always a useful option, but not everyone wants their mobile number to be accessible by academic staff.

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How to Gamify Professional Development

EdTech Magazine

While traditional professional development is important — in-person and group education — today’s teachers need access to fast approaching and more relevant opportunities that cater to their personal goals. . How to Gamify Professional Development. eli.zimmerman_9856.

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The Importance of eBooks in a Flipped Classroom

Kitaboo on EdTech

Flipping the classroom has become a hot topic in educational circles in recent times. Enabling them to plan for influential group discussions and problem-solving exercises. Kitaboo is a cloud-based content platform to create-publish-distribute interactive mobile-ready content.

#EdClusters16 Post-Convening Summary

Digital Promise

Department of Education hosted the 2016 Education Innovation Clusters Convening (#EdClusters16) in Providence, R.I., EdClusters16 brought more than 140 leading educators, ed-tech entrepreneurs, funders, researchers, and thought leaders to collaborate, work, and learn together.

13 Websites That Provide Lots of Digital Books for Summer Reading

Ask a Tech Teacher

As digital equity discussions matured and hyperbole became reality, educators found that those loudly-touted digital devices often became paperweights. Educators sign up with a Teacher account and then set up classes and accounts for students. Access this catalog via the website.

Pass That Test! 18 Test Taking Resources and Strategies!

Teacher Reboot Camp

You might feel like me that they are detrimental to learning and a plague on the education system. Even though I’d like to abolish them completely, I realize standardized testing is part of the education system and not going away anytime soon. Click to access the bookmarks. ??.

It’s Time Teachers Reclaimed ‘Personalized Learning’ in the Name of Equity


Children deserve an education that is inherently meaningful and personal to them, and it should be one that humanizes—instead of dehumanizes—the learning process. It’s time that knowledgeable, sentient educators reclaim personalized learning as a humanized pedagogy—one that cultivates student agency and keeps equity and inclusion at the center. actively working against issues of status, privilege, or injustice to ensure all students have access to a rigorous curriculum.

Leading Schools of the Future

A Principal's Reflections

The evolution of the Internet allows anyone with access the ability to communicate, collaborate, acquire information, and learn with anyone, at anytime, and from anywhere. Our education system has become so efficient in sustaining a century old model because it is easy and safe.

Top 8 Advantages of an Interactive STEM Curriculum

Kitaboo on EdTech

More recently, arts were added to this educational model, as educators believed that art and creativity play an important role in the understanding of the former subjects in the STEM Curriculum , thus changing the acronym from STEM to STEAM. The purpose of focusing on these specific streams in K-12 education is to prepare students for the future by deepening their understanding of fundamental concepts. Related: Top 7 Innovations in K-12 Education. What is STEM?


What Can Higher Ed Learn from Precision Medicine?


First, it was about access. Over the last few decades, discussions in higher-education reform have evolved from the concept of getting as many students through the doors of colleges, to making sure they complete their intended pathways. Now, the conversation appears to be shifting toward a question of educational well-being. It aligns with what we’re hearing from Americans each day in our own Strada-Gallup Education Consumer Pulse , which polls 122,500 people per year.