Blended learning

How one district built a better blended learning program

Posted in Blog on 28 October 2016

Blended learning is rapidly becoming a core part of schools’ educational approach, partly because the model suits so many educational needs–credit recovery, dual enrollment, and access to advanced courses not always offered in brick-and-mortar schools. To help connect educators with blended learning schools and districts, the Clayton Christensen Institute (CCI) curates the Blended Learning Universe, an […]

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Implementing Wearable Technology at Schools Boosts Engagement, Motivation

Implementing Wearable Technology at Schools Boosts Engagement, Motivation

Posted in Blog on 20 October 2016

Long a staple of athletic workouts, wearable tech is now seen as a future influential piece of education technology. Wearable tech has been identified as an advancement that will be growing more widespread in the next four to five years, according to the NMC/CoSN Horizon Report: 2016 K–12 Edition, “Well-positioned to advance the quantified self movement, today’s […]

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Education Survey Finds Majority of Teachers Believe Digital Resources Will Replace Textbooks in the Next Decade

Education Survey Finds Majority of Teachers Believe Digital Resources Will Replace Textbooks in the Next Decade

Posted in Blog on 6 October 2016

A new survey from Deloitte analyzed responses from nearly 3,000 teachers, parents and students across the country to reveal some interesting opinions about technology today. According to The 2016 Digital Education Survey, 90 percent of all children are now using technology outside of the classroom, with two-thirds of children beginning technology use at age five. As […]

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Education Technology

Comment: Technology is reshaping university learning

Posted in Blog on 1 September 2016

We’ve made the shift to digital for shopping, banking, reading and watching TV shows or movies. Most of our communication is digital, on smartphones or tablets. It’s hardly surprising that today’s digital generation is embracing technology in the university environment as well. For critics who worry that digital tools lead to shortcuts and enable lazier […]

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7 ed tech tools to note from ISTE 2016

7 ed tech tools to note from ISTE 2016

Posted in Blog on 7 July 2016

This year’s International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference certainly felt bigger and better than ever, leaving the task of taking in everything on the showfloor at Denver’s Colorado Convention Center a daunting task to say the least. To highlight a few products you may have missed at this year’s show, and for those unable to attend, we’ve […]

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Peering into the Future: What will learning look like in 100 years?

Peering into the Future: What will learning look like in 100 years?

Posted in Blog on 12 May 2016

There’s a lot of conversation going on about how we need to improve the education system. We hear technology and techniques being discussed and dissected every day. If the ultimate objective is to educate every learner, then what we really need is to find the right combination of systems that will enable each student to […]

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Examples of Virtual Reality in Education

8 Intriguing Ways You Can Use Virtual Learning in Classrooms Today

Posted in Blog on 14 April 2016

Across schools and colleges in the US, Virtual Reality (VR) is fast becoming the technology that teachers and students are talking about. While statistics on the use of VR are yet to be published, the large number of companies entering the field is a clear indicator of the potential this technology has to revolutionize learning […]

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