6 big-impact technologies on the higher-ed horizon

May 16, 2018

Analytics technologies, makerspaces, and redesigning learning spaces are just a few of the numerous technology developments and trends outlined in a preview of the forthcoming annual Horizon Report. The Horizon Report was on shaky ground after the New Media Consortium […]

Holograms on the horizon for classrooms

May 10, 2018

Category: Education Tech

Much like virtual reality (VR) headsets, holographic technology has the potential to immerse students in lessons with detailed, interactive visual representations of the material they are studying. Where VR might place them in the middle of a scenario, holograms can […]

Accentuating the positive can improve school discipline and culture

May 2, 2018

Adults in the workplace understand the power of praise. A person may be hired to do a job and may do the job well in order to earn a regular paycheck. But a word of praise from a boss or […]

Education Tech

6 reasons why district-wide tech implementations are the right choice

May 14, 2018

Via: eSchool News

In any given K-12 district, you’ll find at least some teachers choosing their own edtech products. Why? If their district hasn’t shown tech leadership, there are no shortage of tempting free apps to choose from. Why not fly solo, so […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

$10 billion campaign launched to educate every child by 2030

May 14, 2018

Via: Education Week

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A campaign to raise $10 billion to ensure that every child gets a secondary school education by 2030 received support Friday from the U.N. chief, global and regional banks, and 11.5 million young people who are […]

Educational Stages, News, Secondary Education

4-year graduation percentage hits record

May 11, 2018

Via: Education Week

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — State education officials say the percentage of Louisiana students graduating from high school in four years has hit an all-time high. It was 78.1 percent in 2017, up from 77 percent a year earlier. The […]