ICT in Education

Wow! This inquiry-based, technology-rich school has no tech staff

When I first became principal, I was compelled to explore all aspects of what it meant to be a 21st-century learner in an international baccalaureate context: as a global citizen, as a collaborative co-creator of knowledge, as a caring human being. We must equip every...

8 excellent web tools for creating educational video tutorials

For those of you asking about video lesson tools, below is a collection we published a few months ago featuring some of our favourite tools in this regard.  You can use these tools  to  create instructional videos and tutorials in a simple and easy way without the...

7 new edtech tools for teachers

This month’s New EdTech Tools post features 6 interesting applications we are publishing here for the first time.  Some of the things you can do with these tools include: interactively explore math concepts such as Algebra, Geometry, and Calculus; learn English...

Singapore to trial VR for learning and training

Singapore announced a host of virtual reality initiatives as part of building blocks for a digital economy. In an opening address at the Infocom Media Business Exchange, minister of communication and information, Yaacob Ibrahim announced the pilot project of VR in...

6 VR Trends to Watch in Education

Virtual reality is taking off in higher education. VR devices are expected to increase 85 percent by 2020, with gaming and educational applications driving most of that growth. But what areas of VR should educators specifically focus on and what tech can they look out...

7 Mobile Learning Design Strategies

As the use of mobile devices grows, so do people’s expectations to access mobile products from these devices. You should make your eLearning courses multi-device compatible, because today’s learners consume learning content differently than in the past,...

Students introduced to the benefits of taking lessons in VR world

Today, textbooks are the only available tools for students in Ghana to study the human anatomy, time travel to the 20th century for history lessons, visit the great China wall and explore space. However textbooks are limited in terms of access and in addition, they...

Google launches a dedicated home for Chrome WebVR experiences

Today, Google made some WebVR updates to Chrome, adding support for Cardboard while also building a home for all of its online VR web content. WebVR Experiments is a bit of a storefront for online VR experiences, albeit everything is free (at the moment) so it’s still...

Free Is Good

Open educational resources (OER) are found in the public domain and can be used for free for teaching, learning, research, and other educational purposes. These materials can be retained, reused, revised, remixed, and redistributed. These “5R permissions” of OER allow...

How Google Took Over the Classroom

CHICAGO — The sixth graders at Newton Bateman, a public elementary school here with a classic red brick facade, know the Google drill. In a social-science class last year, the students each grabbed a Google-powered laptop. They opened Google Classroom, an app where...

Why Haven’t MOOCs Eliminated Any Professors?

The evidence is in. More robots equals fewer jobs. If MOOCs are a sort of robot, then why haven’t the MOOC robots taken the faculty jobs?  MOOCs seem like the poster child for technological unemployment. Some 2016 numbers show that 58 million people have signed up for...

12 Good coding apps for elementary students

In response to a request from one of our readers, here is a collection of some of the best iPad apps you can use with your elementary students to introduce and teach them coding and programming. This selection is based on our previous reviews as well as on the...
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