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The push towards a digital classroom is getting stronger and stronger. Here are a few simple ways to get started towards the classroom of the future.
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We live in a digital culture where finding and sharing information is nearly effortless. When information is so easily accessible, it can be easy to blur the lines between 'doing research' online, and plagiarizing the information and passing it off as your own work.
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A new set of videos from a strategic partnership in the state of Georgia is now available for anyone looking for some 'teachable moments' in STEM.
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Looking for a few simple ways to reach distracted students? This handy infographic is worth printing out and it's cute to boot! Hey that rhymes!
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Are students using e-textbooks and do they actually make a difference? These 10 surprising facts might, well, surprise you!
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So you want a 1:1 classroom ... or perhaps a BYOD classroom. Or maybe you just want a couple iPads for some project-based learning. That's wonderful. But what if your school's wi-fi isn't up to snuff? What if the process of browsing the web feels like you're back on your 14.4 baud modem hoping the AOL gods connect you to the web?
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Over 75% of US students regularly choose not to buy the textbooks their professors require, a recent student survey conducted by the e-textbook publisher Bookboon.com has revealed. This is mainly because students find textbooks too expensive and are frustrated by the fact that often only a few chapters from the books are used. In total 2164 US students participated in the survey.
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We already know that there's a lot of buzz about technology in education - that's why we're all here, right? But how do people feel about integrating technology into learning? Do teachers, parents, and students have d...
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Field trips allow students to learn while engaging all of their senses. Although some districts may lack the funding to afford students these valuable educational opportunities, you can bring the field trip to the classroom with modern technology.
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So you want to take an online course. How do you figure out which is best for you? How it compares to similar online courses? A new web tool is something you've gotta check out.
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Using technology in the classroom is important for adapting to modern times. While educational professionals have mixed opinions about the value of technology in the classroom, the truth is that technology has become a major part of American society.
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Let's say you've decided to buy a single iPad or (lucky you) a classroom full of iPads... what kind of books should you be using? Should highly visual and interactive books be used? What about simple e-books that are just text? If you're a textbook author or someone who wants to use iBooks Author, then these questions are even more important.
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Digital work allows for digital portfolio creation, communication of learning results to a wide audience, and often simple revision of learner work to reflect feedback and assessment results.
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The web is always changing. The sheer number of education technology apps alone makes it downright impossible to keep up with. So what will the web look like by the end of the year? This fantastic presentation gives us a clue!
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The US is falling way behind in terms of educating our youth and our current economic crisis may be a huge wake up call.
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How does a student become a digital leader after graduating from school? They'll need to have nurtured and mastered skills in the classroom that they can use in their careers. Here are 8 must-have skills all future digital leaders and marketers should have.