The Difference Between Technology Use And Technology Integration Bring TeachThought Professional Development To Your School! The Difference Between Technology Use And Technology Integration by TeachThought Staff Using technology for learning makes sense. Optimal Video Length for Student Engagement Anant, Rob, and the rest of the edX leadership team have been wonderfully supportive of my research efforts. In addition, Anant and Rob have personally contributed to framing some of the questions that I investigated in my work. I plan to blog about my findings in the coming months.
100 Web 2.0 Tools Every Teacher Should Know About 5 Ways To Be A Better Public Speaker 6.89K Views 0 Likes If you've been asked to speak at a conference or host a seminar, you may be shaking in your boots. Not only is the thought of speaking in public nerve-wracking, but being in charge of a seminar that no one wants to at...
Gartner's Social CRM(ish) Magic Quadrant: So.... There's good and bad in everything. Sometimes the good outweighs the bad, the bad conversely can outweigh the good. Rarely, but occasionally, we have perfect balance. But sometimes, the thing that contains the good or the bad is actually what needs to be judged, not the good or bad within it.
Why Is Everyone Freaking Out About MDMA? Some MDMA (Photo via) MDMA has caused something of a stir here in the US recently. Ever since Miley bragged about "dancing with molly," like one of those tedious nerds who brags about ripping bongs for breakfast, columnists have had a field day analyzing why we've all fallen in love with MDMA. And policy makers, concerned after a spate of MDMA-related fatalities hit the headlines, have also started to take notice. As you might expect, not everyone has taken a deep breath, put things into perspective, and reacted in a calm, rational manner. My alma mater, the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has canceled all EDM shows on campus. 5 Ways Schools Can Make Learning Relevant for Students By Tanya Roscorla on November 10, 2014 Eric Sheninger talks about how to make learning work for students at TedxBurnsvilleED. Screenshot of the talk by Tanya Roscorla All too often, school is about what works for adults -- not about what works for students. But as learning becomes more digital, some education leaders say it's time to design learning for students' needs so they can learn with tools in spaces that work for them.
Optimal Video Length for Student Engagement Hi, I’m Philip Guo, an assistant professor of Computer Science at the University of Rochester. Since my research interests are in human-computer interaction and online education, I was really excited when Anant Agarwal (edX President) and Rob Rubin (VP of Engineering) invited me to spend the past summer at edX as a visiting research scientist. Anant, Rob, and the rest of the edX leadership team have been wonderfully supportive of my research efforts. What Teachers Need to Know about BYOD ( Bring Your Own Device ) Trend in Education BYOD is the catch phrase in the 2012 educational technology spheres. This acronym stands for " Bring Your Own Device ", I am pretty sure you might have heard of this new trend because wherever you turn you hear people talking about embracing it. I actually have been reading a lot about it to the point that I deem it important that I share with you some of what I understood from BYOD . Bring Your Own Device or BYOT ( Bring Your Own Technology ) has started in the business world with corporations encouraging their employees to bring their own technology devices such as laptops to use in the work place. This was a strategy to cut down on technology costs and spendings because of the financial crisis the world has witnessed in the recent couple of years.