Mapping the future: The future of education

Mapping the future: The future of education

Anant Agarwal Tan Chorh Chuan Shirley Ann Jackson Mona Mourshed Anant Agarwal Tan Chorh Chuan Shirley Ann Jackson Mona Mourshed How do we best educate the students of tomorrow? What we teach our children – and how we teach them – will impact almost every aspect of society, from the quality of healthcare to industrial output; technological advances to financial services.

Technology Can Be A Powerful Tool For Transforming Learning

What do we mean when we say, “Transformative learning experiences powered by technology”?

When I was in the fourth grade, I lived in a small, mostly rural community surrounded by giant rice fields in Arkansas. I spent my summers floating stick boats down the gutter after a thunderstorm or “racing” my Hot Wheels™ cars against each other in the living room.

6 Truths About Technology in Education

6 Truths About Technology in Education – A.J. JULIANI

I recently had the opportunity to Keynote the University of Pennsylvania Literacy Network’s Winter Symposium. Penn Literacy Network founder Mort Botel (who was also a former President of the International Reading Association) wrote one of the most influential works in my teaching career, “The Plainer Truths of Teaching/Learning/Assessing Across the Curriculum”; and with his passing this past …

63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World

63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World

by Terry Heick It could be argued-and probably argued well-that what a student fundamentally needs to know today isn’t much different than what Tom Sawyer or Joan of Arc or Alexander the Great needed to know. Communication. Resourcefulness. Creativity. Persistence. How true this turns out to be depends on how macro you want to get.

How Students’ Digital Footprints Can Affect Them Long After They Leave Your School

How Students’ Digital Footprints Can Affect Them Long After They Leave Your School –

Digital citizenship lessons often focus on Internet safety, online predators and cyberbullying. While those conversations are vital, students need always to be aware of what they do online and how their posts, photos and comments can impact them beyond their K-12 years.

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.