Category: Education Tech

Education Tech, Educational Forms, Informal learning

Free One-to-one Coaching for Kids Struggling to Learn

March 24, 2020

Via: eSchool News

With schools around the country closed due to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, teachers are scrambling to teach online classes, students are muddling through a new way to learn, and parents are worried their children will fall behind. For students who […]

Education Tech, Educational Forms, Formal Education

Addressing the challenges of supercomputing in higher ed

March 11, 2020

Via: eCampus News

In 1964, the Control Data Corporation delivered a mainframe computer, the CDC 6600, to the Lawrence Radiation Laboratory in California for high energy nuclear physics research. The CDC 6600 was the world’s fastest computer at the time, firing the metaphorical […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Education Tech

Study: Social studies teachers not ‘above the fray’ in removing bias from media literacy

March 6, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The survey drew from 1,065 high school social studies teachers in Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, New York and Texas. Fox News, The New York Times and CNN were the three news outlets teachers on opposite sides of the political spectrum […]

Education Tech, News

AI helps students find financial aid for college

March 4, 2020

Via: eCampus News

Thousands of high school students in Washington will have a new ally in the financial aid application process, thanks to the rollout of an AI chatbot named “Otter.” Launched by the Washington Student Achievement Council (WSAC), Otter uses conversational AI, […]

Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Universities’ role in race to develop vaccine for the coronavirus

March 4, 2020

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Universities across the country are part of the urgent effort to research the virus SARS-CoV-2 and the disease it causes, COVID-19, together colloquially called the coronavirus. Globally, the virus has infected over 90,000 people and resulted in over 3,000 deaths, […]

Education Tech, Higher Education

How Innovations in Voice Technology Are Reshaping Education

March 3, 2020

Via: Ed Surge

We are just getting started with voice technology in education. From simple commands that retrieve stored information to a future where voice-activated AI coaches help us set and reach educational goals across a lifetime, the potential for growth is undeniable. […]

Education Tech

5 critical steps to securing modern school networks

February 28, 2020

Via: Education Dive

After over 30 years in IT, change is the only constant. I love that this job brings with it constant opportunities for me to learn and grow. Unfortunately, if you are like me, the past several years have seen an […]

Education Tech, Educational Forms, Formal Education

4 Keys To Designing A Project-Based Learning Classroom

February 27, 2020

Via: TeachThought

Traditional American classrooms tend to fit a particular mold: Students face the front of the class where teachers lecture. Students take notes, finish assignments at home, and hope to memorize enough information just long enough to pass a test. Engagement […]

Education Tech

Chrome Extensions to Enhance Your Online Reading Experience

February 17, 2020

Via: Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Here is an updated list of some of the best Chrome extensions to help you enhance your online reading experience. Some of the tools we published in last year’s post (like Clearly and Readability) are no longer available so you […]

Education Tech

From Screen to Robot: Engaging Students with Interactive STEM Education

February 13, 2020

Via: Class Tech Tips

Have you used robots in your classroom? A few years ago, I had the chance to connect with the team at Robokind, and today I have some significant updates to share with you. If you’re looking to bring interactive STEM […]