MUST HAVE IN YOUR DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP CURRICULUM!

  As if teachers didn’t already have enough of a challenge in teaching the fundamentals of their subject, there is a new topic that demands attention: digital citizenship. While we sometimes incorrectly assume that today’s students, as digital natives, already know what they need to know in order to be good digital citizens, recent research [...]

By |2019-11-13T02:16:45+01:00July 24th, 2018|Categories: Blog, editorials, Education, technology|Tags: , , |0 Comments

EXPOSING YOUR CHILDREN TO SOCIAL MEDIA… A GOOD OR BAD IDEA?

Is early exposure to social media a good idea? Many experts are actually for early exposure to computers to help prepare students for school. However, there is a difference between technical literacy for academic purposes and social media literacy. Understanding computers usually entails proficiency into a computer’s necessary academic and business applications. Competency in typing, [...]

By |2019-11-13T02:17:05+01:00July 19th, 2018|Categories: Blog, editorials, Education, technology|Tags: , , |0 Comments

WHY MOBILE TECHNOLOGY ENHANCES INSTRUCTION

  As mobile technology continues to steal the spotlight in classroom methodology, certain areas of study tend to be gravitating towards the trends more strongly. Last week an Education Market Research report found that 28 percent of class time for math-based courses is spent using digital tools or interacting with digital content. The report goes [...]

By |2019-11-13T02:17:07+01:00July 19th, 2018|Categories: Blog, editorials, technology|Tags: , , |0 Comments

ARE WE PLACING TOO MUCH TRUST ON EDTECH?

Most edtech tools are gorgeous: they feature a clean design, intuitive interface, and attractive graphics in a way that puts most textbooks to shame. It’s easy to make the understandable leap from appreciating the appealing presentation to assuming that the content is just as attractive. But that isn’t always the case. We can think about [...]

By |2019-11-13T02:17:18+01:00July 12th, 2018|Categories: Blog, editorials, Education, technology|Tags: , , |0 Comments