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Education Tech

Online learning to melt snow days in 5 South Carolina districts

August 10, 2018

Via: Education Dive

As technology and 1:1 device programs become more commonplace in schools nationwide, the snow day will increasingly become a fabled event of the past, with the youth of tomorrow unable to comprehend their parents’ recounting of the excitement of waking […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Study shows support for low-income students pays off

June 18, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Last-dollar funding has advocates and detractors. A comparison by the Association of Community College Trustees says that it does not help to pay extra costs besides tuition and room and board associated with college attendance unlike first-dollar support. Researchers have […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Report: Colleges to survive through hybrid experience

June 12, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Joshua Kim, director of Digital Learning Initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning and senior fellow for academic transformation, learning and design at Georgetown University, wrote that the Georgia Tech report should be studied by others in […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Purdue breaks high school mold with Indiana charter model

June 11, 2018

Via: Education Dive

In districts across the country, the traditional high school model is being reimagined to meet modern economic and job market demands. While schools based on the same principles as Purdue’s charter — hands-on and personalized learning — are rapidly expanding […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Colleges should consider integrating bootcamps, not view them as threats

June 8, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Ten other universities are offering co-curricular skills development opportunities for their students through a pilot program with Coursera based on the Duke model, which one student leader said eliminates the “false dilemma that students face between taking classes you ‘want’ […]


Education Tech

Holograms on the horizon for classrooms

May 10, 2018

Via: Education Dive

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 […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

3 strategies to keep students engaged in STEM

May 8, 2018

Via: eSchool News

STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) is more than just an acronym or a collection of letters. Rather, it is an instructional movement that embodies cross-curricular concepts from four fundamental disciplines, as well as a research-based strategy that addresses the […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Teaching in the Era of Bots: Students Need Humans Now More Than Ever

April 25, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

In recent years, technology has played a significant role in reshaping the landscape of college teaching, and it will surely continue to do so. But the groundswell of artificial intelligence (AI) that surrounds us marks a particularly fragile moment for […]


Education Tech

Administrators can help teachers grow more comfortable with technology

April 17, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Though most district superintendents and school leaders understand the growing importance of educational technology, implementing it in the classroom on a consistent basis can be difficult. It is not enough to buy equipment or tout the fact that schools have […]


Education Tech

Tech holds great promise for students with autism

April 11, 2018

Via: eSchool News

Research indicates that due to a heightened interest in visual materials combined with strong visual processing capabilities, many individuals with autism benefit from using technology. From devices to apps to smart-home implementations, technology can help improve daily life for those […]