10 Experts’ Predictions for Education and Technology in 2016

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I believe more schools worldwide will find the funds and way to have their students learn with technology. We need more focus on providing the room for experimentation and testing of ideas several times without students having to worry it will have high stakes on their grades, admission into college, and future. Students should have room for testing ideas without worrying about grades or harming their futures.” There will be a shift in focus from the teacher to the student.

How ‘Learning Engineering’ Hopes to Speed Up Education

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In the late 1960s, Nobel Prize-winning economist Herbert Simon posed the following thought exercise: Imagine you are an alien from Mars visiting a college on Earth, and you spend a day observing how professors teach their students. For students, this is a discouraging engagement, Lepper says.

15 hot edtech trends for 2017

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They can be something everybody uses; that’s how 2012 became the year of the MOOC, and why virtual reality will no doubt be widely cited as the trend of 2016. MOOCs continued to increase in number and attendance. Students can share images from their school and community with the world!

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