What are the challenges that we consider as solvable or difficult to overcome, and how can we strategize effective solutions? These questions and similar inquiries regarding technology adoption and transforming teaching and learning steered the collaborative research and discussions of a body of 56 experts to produce the NMC Horizon Report: 2015 K-12 Edition, in partnership with the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN). The NMC Horizon Report series charts the five-year horizon for the impact of emerging technologies in school communities across the globe.
In EcoMOBILE, students’ field trip experiences are enhanced by using two forms of mobile technology for science education–mobile broadband devices and environmental probeware.
Digital cash revenue at McGraw-Hill Education topped print in the higher education business for the first time ever last year and that trend will likely continue, said the company's CEO David Levin.
Classkick is an app that allows students and teachers to communicate via iPads in real time.
Richard Culatta discusses 5 ways that technology can be used to close persistent equity gaps so that all students can have access to high-quality education regardless of who they are or where they live.
Yvonne Thomas, director of global programs at Microsoft, recently sat down with Devex Impact Associate Editor Adva Saldinger to discuss the role of technology as an enabler for education and employment opportunities, especially for youth.
Bill Gates believes that by 2030, online courses can bring wildly better education to anyone with a smartphone or tablet.
"With the opportunity of online learning coming on,…what we talk about is shifting from this factory model system to a student-centered one that personalizes for each and every child".
A review of Snap Circuits Jr., littleBits, and MaKey MaKey electric circuit kits.