News, trends and resources on 21st century learning and teaching to empower students, teachers and parents in Kenya. For a compete list of education resources go to: http://kenyaschoolreport.com/resources
A meeting between Higher Education Loans Board officials and Education Principal Secretary Belio Kipsang over disbursement of loans to students, agreed that allocations to all successful students would be completed by this morning.
Steve Montgomery takes a look at the equipment that will help to shape education in 2015… The use of electronic equipment at all education levels has grown rapidly over the past two decades, since the introduction of the interactive whiteboard by a newly formed start-up company, SMART, in 1991. Ease of use, adaptability and appeal …
Aimed at encouraging higher education institutions to engage with problems of rural India like sanitation and hygiene, water, health and education and to provide appropriate solutions for them, the government's recently launched Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA) can lead to transformational change in the country if the technologies are "relevant, robust and affordable", experts say.
Myth 1: Wearable technology in education is a “thing of the distant future” “Everything is to be done and everything is possible.” -Miquel Martí i Pol Wearable technology’s role in education is closer than you think. In fact, New Media Consortium Horizon’s 2013 report claims that “wearable technology will be a common classroom staple in 4-5 years.” According to Juniper Research, “13 million wearable technology devices were shipped in 2013 and expected to increase to 170 million by 2018.” The increasing accessibility and application of wearable technology is making its debut into many industries, and education is next. Holding the belief that wearable technology’s application in education is “somewhere in the distant future” will have you finding yourself trying to play catch up. Today educators have the ability to introduce video into the classroom, to use technology to flip their..
The fact is, digital technologies have already changed your classroom: your students use sites like Rate Your Professor to choose courses; your administration may insist you use a Learning Management System (LMS) like Blackboard or Moodle to submit grades; and your research has likely been inspired by open-source and digital Journals, eBooks, and streaming video lectures or TED talks. So, rather than ignoring technology or banning your students from bringing the ‘outside world’ into your classroom, many educators have found success in embracing technology in teaching. Incorporating technology in your pedagogic practices is not as simple as ‘copy and pasting’ into your syllabus. To use technology effectively you may need to reconsider how you conceive of ‘teaching’, both philosophically and practically. In the following, I will outline a few ways technologies affect your classroom practices, offer some suggestions for first..
Students are expected to be equipped for the 21st century, including necessary work skills, creativity and the ability to bring innovation and competence to the IT sector, but the number of those studying science and technology falls at every grade level.