Tagged: Technology

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Discussion | Future of Online Learning

This promises to be a “never-ending” debate; or perhaps it will end when education around the world embraces technology? Are there merits to this argument versus the need for supervised learning; even if there is use of technology in the classroom or outside. “Children in nurseries will soon be learning (more…)

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MI Monday | Student Attendance Scanner

Welcome to MI Monday I Week 15 Research has proved that one of the biggest factor influencing children academic success is their attendance to school. Children who attend school regularly are likely to learn more, and progress faster academically. In this context, today’s micro-innovation describes an idea used by a (more…)

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Research | Mobile Learning

The paper, from the Brookings Institution, “Mobile Learning: Transforming Education, Engaging Students, and Improving Outcomes,” while being US specific as far as the data is concerned, looks at the areas where mobile technology can make a significant impact in learning and teaching processes. “This paper, part of our Mobile Economy (more…)

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Guide | 33 Ways to Use Mobile Phones

Following the theme of use of mobile phones, presented on the MI Monday this week, here are alternate strategies for using the mobile device in your classroom. Some may require an investment, and some can easily be accomplished through low-cost devices. It all boils down to your strategy of how (more…)

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Research | Classifying K-12 Blended Learning

An interesting white paper on classifying the four models of blended learning. The full white paper is available for download from the link below. You may also be interested in As blended learning continues to expand across the K-12 sector, definitions are important to help people talk about the new (more…)

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Classroom Strategy | Teach Hands Free

Shannon Degan talks of an interesting strategy to use in a classroom when working with devices. While his strategy is directed towards the use of “a piece of technology, software, or an application” it is equally applicable when students are learning in a lab or solving problems. The purpose for the (more…)

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Dreaming Blended…

Guest post by Archana Shyam. * How many times have we, as students wished that teachers would approach that math problem a little slowly, wished they would not rush reinforcing yesterday’s concept in today’s class. Perhaps be able to teach you that chemistry equation again because you missed school that (more…)