ICT in Education

Editorial: Here’s a better way for Bill Gates to fix schools

The San Diego Union-Tribune Nov 10, 2017 Bill Gates has been one of the world’s richest people for decades. To build a legacy beyond Microsoft — and to build a better world — in 2000, he and his wife launched the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which has spent...

Bangladesh: Is innovation in education oversold?

Innovation and technology are seen as the solutions to the educational deprivation of millions of children in the developing world. How does the technology-based model of innovation relate to the real world of learners, teachers, schools, families and the communities...

Digital technology can help reinvent basic education in Africa

African countries have worked hard to improve children’s access to basic education, but there’s still significant work to be done. Today, 32.6 million children of primary-school age and 25.7 million adolescents are not going to school in sub-Saharan Africa. The...

Streamlining K-12 education with AI

Bambi Majumdar  November 09, 2017 The use of emerging and innovative technology in K-12 education is imperative to help the new generation of students. Today, more school districts are beginning to adopt artificial intelligence, and educators are urging their...

Making Media Literacy Central to Digital Citizenship

By Tanner Higgin, Common Sense Education NOVEMBER 9, 2017 It’s easy to get caught up in the hype around the latest and greatest classroom tech, from video games to 3-D printers to Raspberry Pi kits to VR to AR and beyond. The reality is that kind of tech — expensive,...

3 Ways Assistive Technology Supports Students with Disabilities

Thanks to tools from tech giants such as Microsoft, students with disabilities are flourishing. For K–12 schools, the hallmark of success lies in their devotion to educating all students — no matter their background or ability. For students with a learning disability,...

How to Increase Confidence About Digital Learning in Schools

30 Oct, 2017 Technology can make teachers’ lives easier, but only if they feel capable of using it effectively. When the first iterations of the computer were being introduced early in the 20th century, no one could’ve predicted that they would spawn devices such as...

Teachers Aid Struggling Test Takers with Real-Time Alerts

New research indicates exactly when students lose interest in tests. Thanks to tools such as Google Classroom and the G Suite for Education apps, it’s become incredibly easy for teachers and students alike to keep track of progress. But, what about solving students’...

Free Tech Tools Teach Social Emotional Learning in Classrooms

By Jon Chapman     Nov 6, 2017 Netflix’s "13 Reasons Why" depicts fictional characters reacting to weighty challenges they encounter within their everyday lives, but provides little guidance to young viewers about how to process or handle these issues, including...

China: Huawei to introduce Smart Education in rural/urban areas

05 NOVEMBER 2017 The Chinese leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider-Huawei- has announced that it is planning to introduce e-education in the country targeting primary and secondary schools. The company’s plan was made public...

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