Learning to learn: A skill set for the 21st century student

Neo LMS

In today’s knowledge-based economy, employees are challenged by new situations at work every day, so they need to constantly learn and improve their skills in order to be successful. Desktop computers, laptops, tablets, mobile phones, speakers, TVs, video projectors, recording cameras, online conference devices, presentation boards, printers, etc.,

3 ways to be a better digital citizen, online and IRL

eSchool News

In my book Digital Citizenship in Schools , I define a digital citizen as someone who shares ideas, makes purchases, plans activities, asks for answers, interacts both at work and in play and much more on digital devices (computers, laptops, smartphones, tablets, etc.). These tools have increased our productivity and knowledge base in many ways (checking the weather, looking up facts), but these advantages come with a price.

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Hyperconnected

Learning with 'e's

The exponential rise in these online activities tells us that many people in the western world live in an 'always on' hyperconnected culture, where we seem to be wedded to our smartphones and laptops. It resonated, with many people sharing and liking the update (itself a measure of interest in the social media age). We can literally have a live conversation with anyone who has a social media account, if we and they are willing to spend some time doing so.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

In 2017, just a week before Christmas, the New Media Consortium abruptly announced its immediate closure “because of apparent errors and omissions by its former Controller and Chief Financial Officer.” In 2011, Ning was acquired by “lifestyle” site Glam Media for around $150 million.