First announced in September 2013, the Jefferson Education Accelerator (JEA) is officially open for business.Unlike other edtech accelerators, which focus on helping early-stage entrepreneurs refine their minimum viable products, JEA is a “research accelerator” that helps companies validate the effi
Lily Mohamed works in avionics for Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., crediting the mentoring and technical skills she learned at Connecticut’s Platt Technical High School.Alexis Smith is studying biomedical engineering at the University of Toledo, thanks, she says, to her high school years at the Toledo Tech
Canada's digital education leaders will be seen to tackle the controversies facing the modern classroom, namely the commercialization of #e_learning and a recent #TFO survey of educators which revealed that 34 per cent see a need for a national body to validate digital classroom content.
Educators know that students engaged in personalized learning achieve at higher levels. As a result, K-12 organizations across the country are investigating various software platforms to improve personalized learning for students.But instead of looking at software for the answer to personalized lea
The Benefits of Social and Emotional Learning Including Edtech Resources
With #Valentine's day approaching I decided to focus my latest #edtech collection on websites & apps that have social & #emotional learning. It's a subject that isn't talked about a lot but may have great academic #learning benefits.
We're back for week 2 of the EdSurge podcast!
This week on the show, we run through the top stories from EdSurge this week and discuss TES' new CEO, Yik Yak's effects on the classroom and try our best to describe a graph to you using only audio. That last bit seemed like a pretty bad idea at f
#Technology has made the process of learning and teaching easier and more effective. As the New York education department has begun to train their educators on using tech, various other institutes have developed their own strategies and models for utilising #technology_in_education.
Recently, two efforts to help students “re-live” painful episodes in African American history via digital mediums, ostensibly in honor of Black History Month, have backfired.
On February 4, HSTRY, a Belgium-based startup, took to Twitter to re-enact the trial of two white men in the murder of E
In the intense #medical_care sector, surgeons, physicians, nurses and pharmacists can now quickly access necessary information and training as per their convenience with the help of the #technology that online education provides.
Source: bit.ly/1yQ2X41 Online learning has become one of the key modes of learning for both students and professionals in this present age. Due to the several benefits offered by online education, numerous students from acro...
Hello everyone, My name is Josh. I am a professor and secondary teacher from Connecticut. I design and run professional developments that address effective integration of technology into the classroom. My most recent blogs addressed ed tech resources for assessment and collaboration. I am attaching the link for my page below. I would be happy to discuss any matters related to any of these topics. Ask Me Anything.
Thanks +Joshua Elliott ! I agree that there are a number of ways to flip the classroom, not only using videos. You suggested a simple but effective way. I have checked TedTalks resources and it is really good!
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If you’ve read our articles on EdSurge before, you know that we love our written media. But just as we know about differentiating for students, not all adults learn or process information best when it