Education and Augmented Reality — Really?

We have touched on the subject of Augmented Reality quite a few times in this blog, and based on the outpouring of enthusiastic press the […]

25 Reasons to Give Thanks for Teachers [Ryerse]

25 Reasons to Give Thanks for Teachers — from gettingsmart.com by Mary Ryerse       From DSC: Personally speaking, I am very grateful for […]

Online learning in Michigan, as delivered by Michigan Virtual & others, has exploded in recent years. [michiganvirtual.org]

    Online learning in Michigan, as delivered by Michigan Virtual and others, has exploded in recent years. The number of K-12 students taking at […]

7 Free photo sources teachers can use for online courses

Including photos in learning materials is the first step towards offering students a more visual learning experience. I won’t go into why there should be […]

The 10 Best AR Apps for Classrooms Using Apple’s New ARKit [Donally]

The 10 Best AR Apps for Classrooms Using Apple’s New ARKit — from edsurge.com by Jaime Donally Excerpts: The ARKit is often mistaken as a […]

Especially meant for students: You WANT to own your own learning. Here’s why. [Christian]

Some reflections on students owning their own learning — from DSC: Sometimes when students are introduced to a new method of learning something — say […]

100 of the Best Tools for Teachers and Students

Technology has changed every aspect of modern life and education is no exception! The modern school sees students confidently engaging with technology and sharing knowledge […]

Everything you need for a Remembrance Day assembly / lesson

It is nearly Remembrance Day and I was asked to do an assembly for it. I began by playing a game with emojis: out of […]

“The 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards” in K-12 [David Nagel at The Journal]

    “The 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards” in K-12 — from thejournal.com by David Nagel   “Google was the absolute winner overall.”   Excerpt: In […]

Which assessment strategies do students prefer? [Orlando]

Which assessment strategies do students prefer? — from facultyfocus.com by John Orlando Excerpt: While most faculty stick with the tried-and-true quiz and paper assessment strategies […]

Employees are overwhelmed; parents often can’t help their kids with homework even when they highly value education

From DSC: I recently happened to revisit a posting by Josh Bersin entitled, “The Disruption of Digital Learning: Ten Things We Have Learned.”  That posting […]

5 Tips on how to train teachers to use an LMS

The success of any technology initiative in any school will be acknowledged based on whether or not it has had a positive impact on educational […]

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