Welcome to the Educational Technology News site. I have been involved in technology and distance education for over 30 years. Research interests include best practices in elearning and mobile learning. I am currently researching effectiveness of social media for enhancing social presence and teacher immediacy in elearning environments.
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Thank you to our guest writer Sydnee Yates from PDF Supply for writing this special entry. Gamification and it’s Place in the World of Education Technology Gamification: Using STEM Technology to Inspire Learning 1.2 million students fail to graduate from high school every year. That’s a shocking statistic, right? The vast majority of teaching is through …
Had IBM Returned to the Halcyon Days of Offering a Technology-Enhanced Tomorrow That Will Improve the Lives of Many? Watson says, “Yes”. When I was a kid, IBM represented the exciting, science-enabled, techno-future of a SciFi nerd’s dreams. Everyone I knew was aware of
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While programs like Kickboard, PBIS World, and ClassDojo can help track and identify student behavior issues, so can lower-tech practices like focused observation, simplified reporting, and team input.
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