Tue.Oct 19, 2021

Artificial Intelligence in Education: Anecdotal Evidence

Ask a Tech Teacher

Artificial Intelligence has made its way into our classrooms. Good or bad, only time will tell but some early reports say there are some real positives about using AI-powered program to boost literacy.

Ecuador and the case for market-creating innovations in oil exporting countries

The Christensen Institute

On April 11th, 2021, Ecuadorians elected a new president, Guillermo Lasso, with a 71% approval rating. When the former banker took office in May, he promised to grow the struggling economy and create jobs.


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4 Digital tools for creating animated videos for students


They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but how about a video? Images have always been used to convey meaning and make information easier to remember. Since videos are chains of images more or less animated, we can safely say they are more so full of meaning.

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How School Districts Can Successfully Shift to the Cloud

EdTech Magazine

Two years ago, IT Manager Harry Doctor Jr. needed to improve disaster recovery at West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District. Weather was his main concern. The New Jersey district’s two data centers were only 1.5

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6 Tips for EdTech Evaluation by Adult Learning Institutions

Many continuing adult education institutions have turned to technology used by higher ed with the following benefits: elevates teaching and learning, scales to address changes in staffing, enrollment and budget, and protects student and institutional data.

Teachers Are Sharing Their Worst Mistakes to Help Others Feel Less Alone


We all make mistakes. But for educators, mistakes can be particularly hard to deal with. For one thing, they can have big consequences—after all, a teacher’s role is to help shape young minds.

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The Benefits Of STEM Teaching In Closing Opportunity Gaps

TeachThought - Learn better.

STEM education uses democratic teaching, which promotes shared authority between students, teachers, and communities. The post The Benefits Of STEM Teaching In Closing Opportunity Gaps appeared first on TeachThought. Technology STEM


How administrators can address mental health and physical safety this fall

eSchool News

With the academic year underway, K-12 schools have resumed in-person learning. However, there is growing concern amongst parents, students, teachers, and faculty that reopenings come with a variety of safety and health risks.

What Education’s Unequal, K-Shaped Recovery Really Looks Like


Earlier this year, I mused that COVID-19 and the resulting reliance on distance learning would be a catalyst for radical innovation. We were at a precipice of change and there was an imperative to innovate. However, come fall, we’ve realized we’re a sector stretched thin.

Passing Heroes and Thoughts for a New Generation

EdNews Daily

By Charles Sosnik My heroes have always been cowboys And they still are, it seems Sadly, in search of, but one step in back of Themselves and their slow-movin’ dreams –Willie Nelson America lost a hero this week, and I lost one of my personal heroes.

White Paper: Enabling digital creativity with Augmented Reality in K12 education

We have conducted 2 research projects on teaching with AR. This research has been conducted with the UiO and the UiS. The resulting white paper is an in-depth look at the state of creative learning through the use of 3D modeling and exploration in AR.

Keeping It Simple: 10 Timeless Fundamentals Of Teaching

TeachThought - Learn better.

It is better to teach our teachers how to teach and how to learn for themselves than teach them dated, finite information. The post Keeping It Simple: 10 Timeless Fundamentals Of Teaching appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching Admin

Cost remains the top barrier to higher education

eSchool News

The cost of college, including the expense of living and the cost of tuition and course materials, is the biggest barrier to post-secondary education for students.

How Can I Extend My Laptop Battery Charge For A School Day?


If you've asked 'How can I extend my laptop battery charge?', you've come to the right place

Halloween Math Activities: Spooky Numbers

MIND Research Institute

What makes a number spooky? What makes a spooky date unique? This Halloween, let’s explore numbers! We have some spooky number facts and questions, a scary number storybook for grades K-1, and an ST Math coloring page (for any age, including adults!). Spooky Number Facts. Thirteen (13).

2021 Trends in Online Student Demographics

BestColleges.com’s second annual report on online student demographics explores the characteristics of today’s online students and their insights on college decision-making and the online learning experience amid the challenges of COVID-19.

25 Words That Trigger Student Understanding


Brain and learning expert Marilee Sprenger highlights the 25 most high-frequency words for learners in the English language to focus upon. "I I call these words 'essential' because knowing and using them can boost academic success and lifelong learning." Are they on your vocab list?

3 Important Resources to Help You Integrate Project Based Learning in Your Classroom

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Project based learning is a pedagogical methodology that seeks to engage students in meaningful and authentic learning experiences using 'academically-rich classroom projects'. At the core of.read more. project based learning

How I Use @PearDeck with a @Wacom Tablet for Instruction & Active Participation for Every Student #TechWithHeart #edtech


By intentionally integrating technology into lessons, teachers can give all students in the room an opportunity to share their voice and express their ideas in a format that best fits them.

Singapore’s Aerial Mobility firm H3 Dynamics bags $26 million in Series B funding


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2021 Trends in College Career and Employment Planning

In this second annual report, part of the BestColleges.com research series, 624 business leaders shared how their companies and organizations currently recruit and hire college students from both online and campus-based programs.

10 Great Halloween Books for Kids

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The Halloween season is a time for 'spooktacular' fun. Our kids and students love to celebrate it their own way but as teachers and educators we also have our own way to create out of it.read more. Halloween resources

Indian FinTech unicorn CRED raises $251 million, valuation soars to $4.01 billion


Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register India-based FinTech firm CRED bags US$251 million in a fresh funding round led by its existing backers Falcon Edge Capital and Tiger Global.

New Podcast!

WJU EdTech

Yes, I have started a new podcast! This podcast is geared toward student teachers or those newly entering the teaching field. It is free and on Spotify now! Please help spread the word! Follow for weekly episodes and pass along! CLICK the picture or HERE. EdTech Ideas #podcast

Common Themes, Personalized Solutions

The Principal of Change

I was having a wonderful conversation with a group from Texas today, and I wanted to share some of the thoughts that I had as we were planning for an upcoming event.

Why Genentech Is Transforming the Employee Experience for Mental Health Leave

Speaker: Deborah Olson, Lead Strategist, Genentech, a member of the Roche Group & Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Lyra Health

Employees with the greatest mental health needs often find themselves navigating a complex disability system. Streamlining their mental health leave and recovery time leads to an overall more productive workforce. In this Lyra webinar, hear how Genentech is changing the employee experience to provide fast access to care for members who are suffering from severe mental health needs.

The Benefits Of STEM Teaching In Closing Opportunity Gaps

TeachThought - Learn better.

Democratized STEM education promotes shared authority between students, teachers, and surrounding communities. The post The Benefits Of STEM Teaching In Closing Opportunity Gaps appeared first on TeachThought. Technology STEM


Finding Your Metaphor For the Year

The Thinking Stick

I want to take some time to talk about a recent free guide we created called Finding Your Metaphor for the Moment. When I provide coaching for school leaders, we often spend a lot of time thinking and discussing metaphors as a communication tool.

JNUC 2021 Keynote: Shaping Us for Years to Come

Jamf on EdTech

Experience new and more effective ways of empowering Apple users while protecting their privacy, streamlining IT workflows and serving InfoSec enterprise-grade security


Geniebook Raises US$16.6 Million In Series A Funding Round


Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet? Register Singapore edtech startup Geniebook announced raising $16.6 million in a Series A funding round led by East Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and several prominent angel investors.

3 Templates for Uncomplicating Your Product Management Process

In this workbook, you’ll find a comprehensive set of templates product development and cross-functional teams can adopt to better leverage your existing skills and your data.