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Can virtual learning change education as we know it?

September 25, 2018

Via: Kelly Redmond

The common use of digital technology has changed entire sectors of the American society. Companies like Google, Apple and Amazon have revolutionized the way people work, talk and shop. Online and social media platforms have provided billions of people worldwide […]


Education Tech

How Do We Know If Technology Is the Solution or the Problem?

September 4, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

Has a more hotly debated or wholly unanswerable question ever been posed? One can easily imagine an Epic Rap Battle of History between the Luddites and Futurists on this very topic. And nowhere is that seemingly innocuous question more likely […]


Education Tech

Arizona State online biology students getting hands-on experience in virtual labs

August 28, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Similar labs are planned for the University of Texas at San Antonio and McMaster University in Canada, according to a blog post from Google, which partnered with the ed-tech company Labster to create the virtual labs. In addition, virtual labs […]


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How To Use Gadgets in Creative Academic Writing

August 22, 2018

Via: Kelly Redmond

What does one need in creative writing? Imagination, a strong vocabulary, and good research skills are essential, but the tools of the trade can and must be adapted to the digital age. Academic writing means exclusively original ideas about well-researched […]


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 […]