Education Technology

Is Google preparing students to depend on its products to think for them?
In 2017, our goal is to continue reaching as many students as we can. By bringing English education to more people, 51Talk
Students not only need to be competent in how to use digital technology; they need to learn about different digital dimensions
5. Given the digital portfolio section, I can see FreshGrade as a catalyst for students to build positive digital footprints
I can sympathize with the sentiment. The sad secret known to quantitative researchers is that most programs don't make any
How video games affect the human brain is always up for debate. Every few years, a study comes around that trumpets the supposed detrimental effect they have -- followed by a separate study that refutes those findings.
Education technology is quickly growing into a loud, crowded and even confusing space. However, with thousands of startups coming on board every day, how do we break through all the noise? As any teacher would tell you, the bottom line for any educational product must answer one fundamental question: Does the tool or resource help teachers make learning more effective for their students?
NCS Pearson, Inc. (Pearson) offers the opportunity for schools to inform the advancement of education and receive educational
Laurence Peters directs the United Nations Association's only graduate seminar on the United Nations in Washington DC. It
There is a new type of entrepreneur quickly rising in almost every city in America. They have a significant impact on the lives of many people. Do you know someone in education who is motivated, mission-driven, passionate, smart, and can create something new?
With the growing need to incorporate technology in learning, it is more important than ever that teachers have resources
1. "I can always hire someone to run the technical aspects of the company." 4. "It's too late to learn how to code." If you
But educators in poorer schools also need basic supplies.
We found students with laptops wrote more frequently across a wider variety of genres. They also received more feedback on their writing. In addition, we found they edited and revised their papers more often, drew on a wider range of resources to write, and published or shared their work with others more often.
Given the accepted premise that learning computer logic such as looping can help develop critical thinking skills, whether applied to computers or not, getting kids immersed in coding early may be really wise. But does it work? Do kids get coding?
To me, primary school is memorizing times tables in the front of the classroom with a ruler in hand, painstakingly writing and rewriting cursive letters, and standing up to read passages aloud. That was 1989. Today, primary school is using mobile apps to learn.
Sometimes I wonder if the standardized testing we do in many of our schools today does just that: judges fish on their climbing ability. Many assessments evaluate unnecessary academic skills that have no basis in determining if a child is ready to move on to the next level of learning.
The classroom tech revolution is here already. That may surprise some people since there's been a steady stream of those saying the education technology revolution is coming.