HOW TECHNOLOGY IMPACTS MODERN LEARNING.

WHAT IS TECHNOLOGY? Technology is the application of scientific knowledge to the practical aims of human life, it is sometimes said to be the change and manipulation of the human environment. It is the branch of knowledge that deals with the creation and use of technical means and their interrelation with life, society and the [...]

8 Trends in Education Technology That Will Have A Major Impact in 2020

The last few years have witnessed a dramatic change in the learning model. The way students are being taught today is very different from the teaching methods that were adopted a few decades back. Technology has brought about various changes in the way education is delivered and received. From self-learning to flipped classroom approach, we [...]

Centering Dialogue in the Classroom: It’s about WE, not ME!

Given the current political climate marked by an increase in school-based hate crimes, engaging students in authentic conversations related to the social, cultural or political—without fear of alienating those who hold different opinions and ultimately compromising curiosity, openness, and critical thinking—can seem like a near-impossible task. Further, educators often express a lack of pedagogical confidence to effectively [...]

The New Superpower

Share everything. That was Robert Fulghum’s first lesson in Kindergarten. It turns out that learning to share will be even more important than Fulghum thought. How we share will shape the next 50 years of human existence. Production has been the focus of modern economies. We’ve reached the point where we’re good enough at production to feed, clothe, [...]

A Parent’s Call to Action: Leveraging Personalized Learning for Your Child

  From the day of diagnosis, parents of students with disabilities begin the long journey of paving paths through a world designed for the mythical “average” person. In education, we grow accustomed to challenging traditional systems to serve our children so they too can reach their full potential. But the daily struggle is made more [...]

Envisioning the Future of Education and Jobs

  The new year has begun with a flurry of activity from the World Economic Forum and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development that provides a blueprint for education and business leaders concerned with the future of work. In September, the WEF published the Future of Jobs Report 2018 and it’s now a hot topic at the annual gathering of [...]

32 Ways AI is Improving Education

In the last few years, machine learning applications have quietly entered every aspect of life: social media to speech recognition, radiology to retail, warfare to writing articles, coding to customer service, robotics to route optimization. During the 40 year information age, we told computers what to do. With advances in artificial intelligence, particularly machine learning, [...]

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HOW A CHATBOT CAN HELP YOUR SCHOOL OR UNIVERSITY

Most of us are familiar with Alexa and Siri and have employed them to help us out in some way or other. In fact, Gartner predicts that by 2020, the average person will have more conversations with bots than with their spouse. And now chatbots similar to Alexa and Siri are finding their useful way into higher education and [...]

Google’s ‘Code with Google’ providing coding education resource for teachers

Google  is offering a new coding resource for educators via Code with Google, which collects Google’s own free course curriculum on teaching computer science and a variety of programs to help students learn to code or build on their existing skills, with stuff for people at all levels of ability. The Code with Google resources extend beyond just [...]

Passnownow Presents Tech Careers Summer Masterclass For Teens

Passnownow.com, Nigeria’s leading online learning platform that’s digitally democratizing access to education content for Nigerian Students and Teachers presents the 2019 Tech Careers Summer Masterclass for Teens at The Rise Labs, 8a Adebayo Mokuolu Street, Beside Hotel Newcastle, Anthony Village, Lagos. The program starts on 5th of August and runs till the 2nd of September (4 weeks) from 10am – 4pm twice [...]