ICT in Education

How Technology is shaping the Future of Education

The 21st century is a technologically advanced era. We see robotic machines taking over almost every human activity and work. Every sector, may it be industry, health, medicine, games, has been effected in either a good or bad way with the advancement in the field of...

Tech Is Dominating Efforts To Educate Syrian Refugees

The crisis in Syria has displaced about 1.4 million children and teenagers from their homes. An estimated 900,000 of them are not in school. Historically, in conflict zones, education has taken a backseat to immediate needs like food, shelter and medical care. But...

How Technology is shaping the Future of Education

The 21st century is a technologically advanced era. We see robotic machines taking over almost every human activity and work. Every sector, may it be industry, health, medicine, games, has been effected in either a good or bad way with the advancement in the field of...

No longer bound by time or space

How the modern world is preserving old culture The virtual reconstruction of Beijing’s city gates is not the first attempt to preserve cultural heritage through the use of digital technology. In fact, augmented reality, along with other tools such as virtual reality,...

Fighting Boko Haram Through Internet and Education

Refugees fleeing Boko Haram are using the internet for the first time in their lives to further their education. Since its emergence in Nigeria’s northeast in 2002, the radical Islamist group Boko Haram has wreaked havoc across the country, leading the government to...

12 Great iPad Apps For Autistic Learners

After writing about the best books for teachers and parents to learn and explore the world of autism, we are introducing you to this collection of some good iPad apps to help autistic kids ‘learn, play and communicate’. These apps are featured in iTunes...

How technology is revolutionising education

The world today is more connected than ever before with the internet and social media has become an intrinsic parts of our lives. The emergence of technology and its melding with our day-to-day functioning has brought with it an era of opportunities. One of the...

The Top Ed-Tech Trends (Aren’t ‘Tech’)

This talk was presented at Coventry University as part of my visiting fellowship at the Disruptive Media Learning Lab Every year since 2010, I’ve undertaken a fairly massive project in which I’ve reviewed the previous twelve months’ education and technology news in...

India’s learning deficit: Solution on the horizon? Check it out

India may finally have a solution to its serious learning deficit problem. Despite primary school enrolments jumping to around 95% today, as one ASER study after another shows, students simply aren’t learning. At an aggregate level, the average Grade 6 student is...

12 interesting new edtech tools for teachers

The New EdTech Tools post for this months features a number of interesting web tools and mobile apps which you can use for a variety of educational purposes. From automatically generating citations in both MLA and APA styles to virtually exploring the most popular...
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