New technologies are revolutionizing education – or are they?

New technologies are revolutionizing education – or are they?

While some experts -like disruptive innovation guru Clayton Christensen-believe that new technologies will profoundly transform educational models, others are taking a more skeptical stance, arguing that the advent of radio or television had raised similar speculations. The jury is still out.

Is It Plagiarism or Collaboration?

Is It Plagiarism or Collaboration?

It’s an open secret in the education community. As we go about integrating technology into our schools, we are increasing the risk and potential for plagiarism in our tradition-minded classrooms. In fact, a recent PEW research study found that while educators find technology beneficial in teaching writing skills, they feel it has also led to a direct increase in rates of plagiarism and infringement of intellectual property rights.

The real digital divide in educational technology

The real digital divide in educational technology

The supply and demand sides for U.S. educational technology deserve closer scrutiny in light of the release of the 2016 National Education Technology Plan by the Department of Education. That plan, the fifth in a series, was preceded by the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) 2014 comprehensive reform of its E-rate program.

What Teachers That Use Technology Believe

What Teachers That Use Technology Believe –

What Teachers That Use Technology Believe by Terry Heick What do teachers that use technology believe (as it pertains to teaching with technology)? This will read a lot like a pro-education technology post because it (more or less) is. I tried to get in the head of both teachers skeptical of “edtech” and teachers that have embraced it full-on.

Welcome to the “Choose Your Own Adventure” Future of Learning

Welcome to the “Choose Your Own Adventure” Future of Learning – Bright

What will school look like in 2050? Teachers from six countries respond. What will school look like in 2050? I asked TED-Ed Innovative Educators from six countries to share their ideas about the future of learning. Their answers were contradictory, fascinating, and thought provoking. Here’s what they told me: Schools won’t change much.

6 Strategies for Differentiated Instruction in Project-Based Learning

6 Strategies for Differentiated Instruction in Project-Based Learning

Project-based learning (PBL) naturally lends itself to differentiated instruction. By design, it is student-centered, student-driven, and gives space for teachers to meet the needs of students in a variety of ways. PBL can allow for effective differentiation in assessment as well as daily management and instruction.