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Educational Stages, Higher Education

11 advantages of online learning software in higher ed

December 5, 2017

Via: eCampus News

There has never been a more exciting time to be associated with the education field. New technologies are allowing teachers and administrators to re-imagine pedagogical processes that have remained relatively static for hundreds of years. Innovative new approaches, bolstered by […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Snapchat Teams With College Newspapers

September 11, 2017

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Snapchat is introducing hyperlocal news coverage with help from college and university newspapers. The social media app announced that it was partnering with four college newspapers to expand its news coverage to a younger audience. University of California, Berkeley’s The Daily Californian, Texas […]


Educational Stages, Other educational stages

Introducing Programming to Elementary School Students

September 8, 2017

Via: Free Technology for Teachers

How would you introduce / start coding with a Grade 2 and 3 class? Snap or Scratch? My suggestion was to start with ScratchJr then move into Scratch. ScratchJr is available to use on iPads, on Android tablets, and on Chromebooks. ScratchJr uses […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Strategies for disabled learners are effective for everyone

September 5, 2017

Via: Education Dive

Realizing that the needs of students with learning disabilities do not deviate wholly from the needs of all students is the first step in ensuring equity at all levels of education. Rather than “othering” students with learning challenges, finding ways […]


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Can schools enhance science ed by looking to nonprofits?

August 31, 2017

Via: Education Dive

A recent survey from Lockheed Martin, meant to see if students were prepared for a workforce that could potentially send humans to Mars, asked middle and high school teachers about their students’ interest in STEM education, finding that only 38% of educators believed […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Top 4 uses for blockchain in higher ed

August 31, 2017

Via: eCampus News

As new technologies emerge, they often help make things more convenient for users. One such instance of this is the use of Blockchain in University IT. Blockchain, the technology behind Bitcoin, is a method of storing and tracking information that […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

The top 5 disruptive technologies in higher ed

August 30, 2017

Via: eCampus News

Despite Higher Ed’s reputation for being slow to adapt, it is undeniable how disruptive certain technologies have been in recent years. The Internet of Things (IoT), augmented reality, and advancements in online learning have changed the way universities reach prospective […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

How to Navigate Public-Private Partnerships in Higher Ed

August 29, 2017

Via: The RAND Blog

Less than a decade ago, doubts abounded about the role of online learning in traditional colleges and universities. Today, the online revolution continues to explode. Purdue University’s recent deal to buy the largely virtual Kaplan University is only the latest […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

How are higher ed institutions rethinking layouts to facilitate active learning?

August 29, 2017

Via: Education Dive

Colleges and universities have increasingly looked outside of the box when it comes to learning spaces in recent years. Part of this shift in design thinking has come amid an effort to provide students with spaces that more closely resemble […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Higher ed should focus more on teacher effectiveness, professor argues

August 28, 2017

Via: Education Dive

If department chairs and deans mandate productive assessments of teacher effectiveness, it may not only help professors improve their approach, but can also serve as a new consideration criteria for promotion. Being able to offer empirical evidence for students, parents […]