Tag: digital

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Schools trade traditional classroom setups for flexible learning environments

February 6, 2019

Via: Education Dive

In the workplace, companies are making the shift from traditional cubicles and desks to new, more appealing options around the office. In some cases, hammocks and couches are taking the place of office chairs and conference spaces, and collaboration rooms […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Cleveland schools CIO advises districts to fail forward, embrace new models

May 31, 2018

Via: Education Dive

While the shift to digital has had its share of bumps in the road, it stands to significantly transform and improve education over the long haul. This has already been seen to some extent with the rising prevalence of models […]

Education Tech

Here Is A New Digital Curation Web Tool for Teachers and Students

February 21, 2018

Via: Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Webjets is a new information management tool we discovered through a post by Larry Ferlazzo. Webjets provides you with an intuitive platform where you can collect, save and organize digital content. Besides content curation, you can also use Webjets to […]

Education Tech

6 Digital Tools To Engage Students

May 23, 2017

Via: TeachThought

Are you looking for some new ways to keep students engaged through the end of the school year? Here are 6 tools that I have found to be quite helpful as this school year winds down. More importantly, these are […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

How this digital option saved a university’s students millions of dollars

May 3, 2017

Via: eCampus News

Electronic textbooks saved Indiana University students an estimated $3.5 million during the 2016-17 school year. That estimate comes from IU’s office of the vice president for information technology, which runs the university’s eText program. Across all IU campuses, more than […]

Education Tech

4 Digital Tools That Help Students Practice Integrity

April 24, 2017

Via: MindShift

Students are expected to demonstrate integrity in the classroom, but how often are they given the chance to practice modeling it? Teachers have an enormous obligation to do what’s right, and as role models they’re given that opportunity each day. […]


Teachers now use twice as much gaming and video in the classroom

February 21, 2017

Via: eSchool News

Teachers’ use of game-based environments and online apps has doubled in the last six years, according to the annual Speak Up survey released. The national report, From Print to Pixel: The role of videos, games, animations and simulations within K-12 […]

Education Strategies, Informal learning

Building community through online learning proves a persistent challenge

September 13, 2016

Via: Education Dive

Several colleges and universities are looking to reverse this trend of disengagement with distance learning by incorporating more cameras, production value into the the model. Harvard and Cal-Berkeley are two of the most prominent examples of how these changes can […]

Informal learning

5 Great Tools to Enhance Students Reading and Writing Skills

September 12, 2016

Via: Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Deep thinking is key to deep learning which in turn is only possible through total immersion. In an age full of all kinds of digital distractions, the notion of deep learning is fading away driving several neuroscientists and media scholars […]