3 ways higher ed can avoid social media devastation

February 5, 2018

A tenured sociology professor at Trinity College in Hartford, Conn., landed in hot water because of his activity on Facebook. A college news site found the professor’s posts—one of which included an offensive hashtag and reference to last summer’s congressional […]

How to bring global learning to your classroom

January 30, 2018

The sun was high overhead as we stood in the open, slowly baking in the hundred- degree heat, which was abnormally hot for late October, even by southern California standards. It was late in the afternoon of day three of […]

6 essential technologies on the higher ed horizon

January 4, 2018

Category: Education Tech

Tablets are just the beginning of Natural User Inerfaces (NUIs) in college and university settings; and any institution interested in remaining relevant in the next five years should start redesigning their learning spaces to better promote collaborative learning. These are […]

Education Tech

How Google Apps For Education Can Be Used In Your Classroom

February 20, 2018

Via: TeachThought

Like Apple and Microsoft, Google also wants a place in your classroom. Google Apps for Education is a free suite of cloud-based tools created by Google to use in your classroom. You probably knew that part, and likely have a […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Identifying prospective teachers in high school builds stronger pipeline

February 14, 2018

Via: Education Dive

With reports of a looming teacher shortage and concern about the lack of diversity in the teaching profession, some states and school districts are looking to grow-your-own programs to help fill the gap. Versions of these programs can be seen […]

Education Tech

Virtual field trips: Schools embrace advanced adventures

February 13, 2018

Via: Education Week

NEW YORK (AP) — On a February afternoon in a Brooklyn classroom, 16-year-old Taylor Engler came face to face with a cow. But it was all in her head. A virtual reality headset had transported the Berkeley Carroll School junior […]