Category: Education Tech

Education Tech

Why a multiscreen classroom is the next big thing

January 18, 2021

Via: eSchool News

Hybrid-remote learning provides the flexibility and freedom schools, parents, and students need in the current pandemic. However, moving a traditional classroom that’s built for face-to-face delivery to a hybrid-remote environment where instructors are teaching to both students in the classroom […]

Education Tech, News

The Edtech Company Formerly Known as AltSchool Sold Its Tech. So What’s Left?

January 15, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

A learning management system developed by one of the most high-profile, highly funded and overhyped K-12 education startups has found a new home. First, a recap: In 2019, AltSchool, a San Francisco-based startup that simultaneously developed a network of “microschools” […]

Education Tech

Can Edtech Close the Talent and Workforce Gap in Cybersecurity?

January 14, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

How we protect our data is more important than ever. Attacks on high-value entities, including big businesses and federal government agencies, regularly make headlines. Schools are increasingly targeted as well. Just last month, the FBI, CISA and MS-ISAC issued a […]

Education Tech

How Professors Can Use AI to Improve Their Teaching In Real Time

January 11, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

When I started teaching data science and artificial intelligence in Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering, I was frustrated by how little insight I actually felt I had into how effective my teaching was, until the end-of-semester final exam grades […]

Education Tech, Educational Forms, Informal learning

How science educators can use software in remote and hybrid classrooms

January 6, 2021

Via: eCampus News

Educators in science and engineering have traditionally relied on in-person experiments for teaching. Laboratory experiments introduce students to the real-life work of scientists and engineers, teach them concepts through trial and error, and show them how the theories they learn […]

Education Tech

COVID-19 is pushing colleges to close the digital divide

December 17, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Taking classes online has not been easy for many students at Coconino Community College during the COVID-19 pandemic. The public two-year college in Flagstaff, Arizona, serves a sprawling 18,000-square-mile county that encompasses national forests, the Grand Canyon, and a large […]

Education Tech

The Next Frontier of Learning Engineering: AI That Teaches Other AI

December 10, 2020

Via: Ed Surge

Humans tutoring other humans works pretty well. The trouble is, it requires a lot of people. Artificially intelligent tools tutoring humans works pretty well, too—but building those digital systems takes time and expertise. So researchers hoping to engineer better teaching […]

Education Tech, Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Teknikio Releases Tekniverse for K-12 Students to Collaborate in Building Remote or In-Person

December 9, 2020

Via: eSchool News

Teknikio has released a new collaborative learning kit called Tekniverse, which gives students the ability to make and remake connected smart objects in partnership with their classmates and teacher. Tekniverse can be used in remote learning or in-person classrooms because […]

Education Tech

Maximize Your Students’ Remote Learning by Kick-Starting Their Digital Literacy

December 2, 2020

Via: Ed Surge

“Digital skills are vital for students today because this is what their jobs will look like in the future,” says veteran middle school teacher Kay Vanzant-Bradney of Nelson Academy in Long Beach, California. “And given our circumstances right now, with […]

Education Tech

Speak Up 2020: A look at digital learning and transformation

December 1, 2020

Via: eSchool News

For the last seven months of 2020, school districts have gone through extreme changes regarding how learning is happening in pandemic-induced hybrid and digital learning environments. In a recent edWeb edLeader Panel sponsored by Project Tomorrow, Dr. Julie Evans, CEO […]