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E-learning and the challenge of the senses

Detractors of e-learning often point to a lack of full sensory immersion. Learning online is contrasted with the opportunities a physical classroom environment has to […]

How to create accessible e-learning design

In a recent post I touched upon the subject of designing for accessibility in e-learning. The things is, there are millions of people out there […]

The role of parents to a successful BYOD program

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) programs are a natural corollary to technology-based educational initiatives. Proponents of the concept cite many benefits: the immediacy of technology […]

5 Tips for incorporating blended learning into your classroom

Undoubtedly technology is a massive boon for teaching, from massive online research facilities to interactive content and full-spectrum online learning environments, to collaboration across country […]

Designing for accessibility in e-learning

Equality and equity are two sensitive concepts. Dramatic debates can spring instantaneously based on them. At one point or another the well-known phrase from the […]

How can we address the 4 Cs of education online?

Lauded as the 21st century’s “critical skills”, communication, critical thinking, collaboration and creativity have become buzzwords among educators, and it is quite easy to see […]

How can teachers use VR in the classroom?

If you are as old as I am then you will remember the thrill of watching your teacher wheel the TV trolley into the classroom. […]

How student posture can affect their learning outcomes

Sit still! a frequent, despairing instruction from so many teachers, and yet occupational therapists tell us that it is a surprisingly tricky task for children. […]

The PROs and CONs of competency-based education

In a previous post I talked about competency-based learning and how this might be the ultimate approach to education. I recommend you having a read […]

Competency-based learning: the ultimate student-centered education

Going to college and getting a degree used to be equal to having greater chances at a better life. But life doesn’t come with any […]

Addressing cyberbullying and online safety in schools

Learning environments differ widely. At an extreme, the physical learning environments in places such as refugee camps, village schools in rural Africa and large inner-city […]

The flipped classroom: creating a win-win situation for students and teachers

It’s funny how some things in our present days seem to be stuck in the past. Take the classroom for example. The place where students […]