What Is The Internet Of Things — A Complete Beginner’s Guide In 2017

What Is The Internet Of Things — A Complete Beginner’s Guide In 2017

Amazon Echo. FitBit. Even your coffee pot. While you might be thinking “one of these things is not like the other,” they are all examples of the Internet of Things (IoT). They are all everyday objects that can be connected to the internet and be recognized by other devices and contribute info to a database.

Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think

“Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think.”

IB teachers are moving beyond traditional approaches to homework to maximize student potential and increase engagement, as they share with IB World in the second article in the series While evidence suggests homework has no impact on student performance when it comes to elementary-school-aged children, research shows that it leads to greater academic achievement for students aged 11 and up.

How Teachers Can Change the Future of Educational Technology

How Teachers Can Change the Future of Educational Technology – InformED

These days, it’s hard not to overhear a conversation about a new app on the market or software product development. Some creations are superfluous-do people really need another photo-sharing app? But the burgeoning world of technical tools is solving real, important problems in society, from healthcare to environmental preservation to education.

Today, Kids Need To Learn More Than Facts, But To Solve Problems And Innovate

Today, Kids Need To Learn More Than Facts, But To Solve Problems And Innovate

Traditionally, we went to school to attain knowledge. The smart kids knew that Columbus discovered America in 1492 and that the square root of 64 is eight. They studied diligently at home so that when the teacher asked a question they could shoot their hand up and be praised for their good work.

Making Education the Foundation for our Innovation Economy

Making Education the Foundation for our Innovation Economy

Over the past few weeks I have had the good fortune to spend a lot of time with teachers and administrators of schools and school boards around the province (including my recent keynote to OPSOA). I’ve been passionate about the critical role educators play in helping us shape our Innovation Economy and preparing our future workforce for a digital world.

Don’t Let Personalized Learning Become the Processed Food of Education

Don’t Let Personalized Learning Become the Processed Food of Education – Education Next

There’s a lot that’s appealing about personalized learning, properly construed. Rather than march a classroom of students through academic material at the exact same pace, regardless of their discordant levels of readiness or their varying degrees of background knowledge, personalized settings allow schools to target instruction to the exact needs of individual children.