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In higher ed, tech’s now a ‘must-have,’ not a ‘nice-to-have’

October 9, 2018

Via: Education Dive

More sophisticated higher education learning tools promise to fundamentally change how instructors teach and students learn. Some instructors worry that new technologies may diminish their roles, or will be too difficult to integrate. But many others have moved ahead with […]


Education Tech

Applications down at top US MBA programs

October 2, 2018

Via: Education Dive

MBA programs concerned about fewer applicants are recruiting students who aren’t traditionally on their radar — including students with liberal arts backgrounds — with incentives and alternatives such as specialized degree tracks and certificate programs that can be completed in […]


Education Tech

Teachers are using more online resources in the Common Core era

October 1, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The report comes as research at the classroom level is showing students don’t have equitable access to grade-level and standards-aligned assignments. In addition, professional development experts stress that teachers need more time to “unpack” and work with curriculum materials, especially […]


Education Tech

Social Studies and Science Lessons from StudySync

September 27, 2018

Via: Class Tech Tips

Does critical thinking take center stage in your classroom? If you’re looking for high-quality resources for social studies and science lessons, you’ll want to check out the new SyncBlasts from StudySync. They’ve launched a new product to support social studies […]


Education Tech

10 Educational Windows Apps for Teachers

September 21, 2018

Via: Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Educational Windows apps are underrepresented in our reviews here in EdTech and mLearning, a limitation which we are seriously planning to address this year. Over the last few months we have received numerous emails from teachers using Windows software in […]


Education Tech

4 examples of engaging vision-impaired students in STEM

September 20, 2018

Via: eSchool News

STEM learning is a cornerstone of education in today’s K-12 schools, but STEM classrooms often aren’t all that inspiring to students who are blind or have low vision. So much of science is based on sight and observations, and when […]


Education Tech

7 Reasons to Try Using Backchannels in Your Classroom

September 19, 2018

Via: Free Technology for Teachers

A couple of the most popular posts that I have published lately were about creating backchannel chats to use in your classroom. In response to those posts some readers have sent questions asking for more explanation of why they should […]


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Creating a happier school environment yields benefits for students and teachers

September 12, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Working to create a more positive school culture may seem like a waste of time to some school administrators who face a host of more pressing issues at school. However, creating a happier place for people to work and learn […]


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Critics: Classroom data walls demoralize students

September 11, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Data-driven educational practices have their benefits, but interpreting that philosophy into data walls, where students can potentially feel embarrassed or defeated by seeing their performance posted publicly, can backfire. As data-driven education models become more popular, critics are raising a […]


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Book talks bring the fun back to reading

September 5, 2018

Via: Education Dive

All teachers want to see their students develop a love of reading. Getting children excited about picking up a book rarely happens when they know they’re going to be graded, assessed and measured on each page they complete, and each […]