Category: Continuous Development

Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Simple Assessment Feature from Otus Learning Platform

February 21, 2018

Via: Class Tech Tips

The team at Otus has revamped a popular feature to make creating assessments easier for teachers using their robust learning platform. After hearing lots of feedback from current users, they decided to make a simple assessment feature so every teacher […]

Continuous Development, Education Tech, Educational Forms

Common Sense, Center for Humane Technology call for tech addiction awareness in schools

February 9, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Ultimately, Harris describes the educational use of tech platforms students are using outside of class as “racing to the bottom,” comparing it to the sell of fast food or junk food prior to high-quality competitors. As EdSurge notes, Common Sense […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms

What does experiential learning look like?

January 24, 2018

Via: eCampus News

The term millennial is a word that big education aspires to connect with, yet has trouble relating to. Too often in higher education it simply means 20-somethings, and the question then becomes: “How do we market to millennials so they […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Researcher: AI won’t replace teachers

December 11, 2017


Despite the growth of online learning and increasingly complex artificial intelligence, it’s highly unlikely that the teaching profession will be taken over by robots anytime soon. The teacher shortages in many states alone should serve as ample indication that the […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms

3 critical things to know about boosting student engagement

December 8, 2017

Via: eSchool News

Engaging high school students in learning and breaking away from the typical boredom that seems to plague so many students is a challenge–one that could be addressed differently depending on a student’s dominant mode of engagement. To figure out the […]

Continuous Development, Featured, Formal Education

Are you thrilled about online-only education?

October 11, 2017

Via: Kelly Redmond

Online-only education sprung out of the need to bring education to students’ homes when they lived in isolated areas or when their daily schedule would not allow for physical classroom attendance. Put this together with the opportunities provided by modern […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Teacher specializing in differentiated learning: These are “My Tech Essentials”

September 8, 2017

Via: eSchool News

At Long Elementary in Harlingen, TX, where I teach 4th grade, more than 72 percent of our students are considered economically disadvantaged, while nearly 10 percent are English language learners, and 11 percent are special ed. When you have this mix […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Value of game-based learning on the rise

August 31, 2017

Via: Education Dive

More thought has been given to educational game design in recent years, boosting their utility in the classroom. Modern educational games are more engaging and align with a variety of learning standards, often presenting students with practical situations that also […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Open-Source Learning in Action

July 7, 2017

Via: Edutopia

As I walked to my high school classroom during first period one day, I saw a couple of our students at Tri-County Early College consulting with a local electrician to put together a prototype of a solar-panel phone charger. Later […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Pacesetter in Personalized Learning

July 5, 2017

Via: Education Next

How does a thermometer work? A group of 7th graders discuss their ideas. Nearby, a student named Ferdinand is modifying a swallow so the bird can survive in the video-game fantasy world he’s designed on the computer. “I’m giving it […]