Shift to Digital: Classroom ‘Look Fors’

Shift to Digital: Classroom ‘Look Fors’

This blog is the third in a four part series-sponsored by Pearson Education-focused around the key indicators of success in a digital learning program. The first post focused on shared vision for student outcomes and learning experiences and the second focused on system strategies The most important things to look for as evidence of the shift to blended and personalized learning are in the classroom.

Making Technology Click in the Classroom: Teachers Share What Makes Digital Tools ‘Worth The Time’

Making Technology Click in the Classroom: Teachers Share What Makes Digital Tools ‘Worth The Time’ (EdSurge News)

Dan Ryder teaches high school English and humanities, but his students still wind up learning computer-aided design and 3D printing. My biggest problem with technology is I’m always told it will take less time and it will make my job easier. It never does.In his classes at Mt.

Online Learning: Why Libraries Could Be the Key to MOOCs’ Success

Online Learning: Why Libraries Could Be the Key to MOOCs’ Success

For all the promises of online courses disrupting education, completion rates are notoriously low. Some studies found that about five percent of those enrolled in massive open online courses (known as MOOCs) completed the course. And those who took the courses tended to be more – 70 percent of survey respondents had bachelors degrees and 39 percent identified as teachers or former teachers.

8 Ways Machine Learning Will Improve Education

8 Ways Machine Learning Will Improve Education

It was the constant stories about self-driving cars that made machine learning the breakthrough tech topic of 2015. Five years ago news stories talked about robots that could do repetitive tasks but they said real complex tasks requiring seasoned judgement-like driving a car- were years away. Then cars started driving themselves.