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The 6th annual Future of Technology in Education conference. FOTE13 will take place on Friday 4th October 2013 in Senate House (London) Although this is a face to face, real life, event ... it is streamed live.
FOTE is a ULCC event looking at trends and influences on IT in education.
Education will be significantly different in 30 years. With the rapid advancement of technology, the nature of these challenges changes almost daily. The U.S. Department of Labor reports that 65 percent of grade-school students will end up in jobs that haven’t been invented yet.
So, what exactly will the jobs of the future look like? And what must schools do to keep pace? Edudemic recently posted this infographic from Envisioning Tech, which maps out 40 ways education and technology will change over the next 30 years. Check it out.
Technology doesn't replace traditional skills, but it can bring kids into the creative process.
I recently visited a book publisher to speak at an away-day for itschildren's publishing team. The brief was to talk about the children'sapps market, including innovative startups and developers.
There was certainly lots of whizzy tech to talk about. Augmented reality; multi-touch counting aids; powerful music sequencers disguised as digital toys; use of the camera; physical accessories… A wave of innovation in the kid-apps space as developers explore the learning and play possibilities of touchscreen devices.
But here's the thing: the more I thought about all this technology, and how my own three and five year-old sons use apps, the more I realised that the best children's apps are successful because of a pair of more traditional qualities.
Since the time YouTube allowed individuals to create their own channels and start sharing their own videos with the world, we noticed a remarkable surge in the educational video ' industry'. More and more teachers from all corners of the world are creating their own channels and there is a growing community of educational video makers that is gaining more popularity and atop of them is TED Edu.
"Though Pinterest may still be considered a great place to post wonderful recipes for peach cobbler, it’s also becoming a place for innovative educators to post thought-leading ideas. “The key is to follow others who actively use Pinterest to collect great classroom- and education-related resources and ideas,” says EducationWorld. “Who you follow really matters because it directly influence the quality of content you see when you visit Pinterest…we’ve put together a list of five must-follow users to help you get in the pinning groove.”
Digital learning has been going on for a long time, and Stephen and Juliette have been involved into research into this for many, many years. They talked of the pressure on teachers to work harder, and Juliette told of the challenges for teachers...