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Knowledge is more accessible than ever through open online courses

May 31, 2018

Via: Natalie Dunn

Recent years have seen a dramatic increase in online education. Many organizations have begun experimenting with Massive Open Online Courses as a new way to offer educational services. Google’s latest initiative involves a new website with a number of resources, […]


Education Strategies, Featured

Classroom environment – optimize it for better learning results!

April 20, 2018

Via: Kelly Redmond

While we are living times of change and using tech advancements once portrayed only in science fiction magazines, some things remain the same. Universal patterns and their physical translation need not change since they embody implacable relationships or rules, yet […]


Featured

New Bridges between AI and Education

March 21, 2018

Via: Michael Boyd

As physics is still struggling to postulate and validate the theory of everything, technology might have found its own version. In the Big Data era, religion has been replaced by data flow, processing power and sophisticated algorithms, while Artificial Intelligence […]


Education Tech, Featured

How do teachers choose the right tech tools?

February 23, 2018

Via: Kelly Redmond

Nowadays the market holds an infinity of applications and software programs, all striving to improve teaching and learning. They can’t all be for real. Or are they? When having to choose the most beneficial educational tech tools, some teachers may […]


Education Strategies, Featured

High expectations from the future of education?

January 15, 2018

Via: Kelly Redmond

Putting their imagination to the test has been a favorite exercise of technology passionate professionals since the computers appeared. Not always have these utopian projections of the future came true, but then again, we are living times where technology takes […]


Continuous Development, Featured, Formal Education

Are you thrilled about online-only education?

November 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 […]


Featured, Informal learning

The perils (and benefits) of social media peer pressure

May 31, 2017

Via: Kelly Redmond

Many of the parents and educators can picture in their mind some utopian times when the adults supervising children and teenagers (and taking care of their education) could claim to be familiar with the young ones’ friends, and by consequence […]


Education Strategies, Featured

The educational power and purpose of boredom

October 3, 2016

Via: Kelly Redmond

In the midst of summer holiday, (or any other holiday, by that matter), when children may find it challenging to occupy their free time, parents and educators face an everlasting dilemma: is boredom educationally beneficial or not? As it turns […]


Featured, Formal Education

Back to school anxiety – will it last forever?

September 19, 2016

Via: Kelly Redmond

Now that school is starting all over again (or it has already started, depending on each institution’s particular schedule), on track with the ineludible yearly cycle, some of the children and their parents may find themselves confronted with back-to-school anxiety. […]


Education Strategies, Featured

Emotional Intelligence – has education forgotten about it again?

August 9, 2016

Via: Kelly Redmond

SEL, or Social Emotional Learning backs up over two decades of specific research and tries to implement organic, but pre-planned Emotional Intelligence training in schools. Such programs aim at improving the students’ Emotional Quota (EQ) rates, and at contributing to […]