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What does the literature tell us about learning styles? By Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton, Ph.D....
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A new report released today reveals the results attempting to answer the question: do digital games and simulation help students studying science, technology, math, and engineering achieve better... [[ This is a content summary only.
School and district leadership plays a big role in setting the culture and work environment for teachers.
Two-thirds of children between the ages of seven and 13 would prefer to have a tech gadget rather than a toy to play with, according to new research.
The Intelligence Group conducted 800 online interviews with youngsters across the U.S. in a bid to learn more about the habits and behaviors of the digitally-oriented 'Generation Z'.
6 Technology Challenges Facing Education T.H.E. Journal Despite increasingly widespread adoption of technologies in virtually every aspect of K-12 education, significant challenges are preventing widespread effective implementation.
Study: Children using gadgets early face social and health risks The Star Online Children using electronic gadgets like smartphones at a younger age are increasingly exposed to certain social and health risks that come with it.
Are high-tech gadgets negatively affecting kids? WFTV Orlando Living in the technological age, even babies are learning the ins and outs of high-tech gadgets.
Schools encourage students to bring gadgets but trend raises eyebrows among ...
I often find it’s the younger generation – digital natives – who are most aware of the opportunities of digital technology. And that’s why I’ve assembled a group of “young advisors” – talented and inspiring young people shaping our digital society. Last time we met I asked them to put together all their bright ideas. And they’ve done so, in two fascinating documents:
An online slideshow offers a visual tour of the school technology products and pitches that educators have seen since the 1950s.
Users turn on Glass by using a simple head motion or tapping on the device. They then can record or snap a picture, among other things, using a voice command.
Hardware is relatively cheap, broadband isn’t and software has had a negligible impact on education. Those are three takeaways from Bill Gates’ recent SXSWedu keynote, which is noteworthy for its frank analysis of how technology is—and isn’t—changing education.
Six Big Tech Trends in Education to Follow MindShift (blog) As with all of its reports, the group makes near, middle, and long-term projections for technology trends, as well as broader observations about the direction of the field and its...
Education technology under the microscope Rosemount Town Pages As new forms of technology start to find their way into classrooms, Independent School District 196 is taking a closer look at the approach it wants to take to such advances.
The single most innovative concept in education is at least 100 years old Quartz There's a whisper in the air. The long-awaited reform in education, they report, is finally here. The proposed solution?
Apple's iPad has attracted a lot of attention since its release in 2010 and one area in which it has been adopted is the education sector. The iPad's large multi-touch screen, sleek profile and the ability to easily download and purchase a huge variety of educational applications make it attractive to educators. This paper presents a case study of the iPad's adoption in a primary school, one of the first in the world to adopt it.
Graduation season is upon us, and soon college graduates everywhere will have to face the "real world." These digital skills can help the transition.
The notion that struggling and failing is important to learning runs counter to traditional approaches to U.S. education. In fact, failure and its accompanying “F” grade stigmatizes a student as unprepared or “challenged” and is usually seen as a predictor of failure in future grades.
In the world of gaming, however, the very elements of struggle, challenge, and failure that discourage kids in the classroom become the primary drivers of engagement and achievement.
If you're looking to harness the power of education technology, you should probably know what it means to be a digital teacher in a modern classroom.
Une très belle infographie sur l'évolution des technologies de l'éducation.
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