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Edtech that transforms access for physically disabled students

In this second (and last) post in our mini-series on edtech that revolutionizes access for differently abled communities (last time we explored tech that enabled visually disabled students) we’ll expl...

6 of the best art and culture ed-tech tools

We’ve delved into some quite technical stuff recently, so I thought I’d give us all a break with a little bit of art. Specifically I’ve trawled the net for some of the best art, art history and cultur...

5 Tech tools educators can use to teach social responsibility in the classroom

One of the key ingredients of a well-rounded education is a sense of communal spirit; the ability to care about others with empathy for those who live in different circumstances and with less opportun...

5 Technology tools that will keep your students engaged in the classroom

Students are obsessed with technology and gadgets nowadays, so why can’t we use technology to keep them engaged while learning? The education department is evolving on a global scale along with the te...

5 useful VR apps for the modern classroom

Immersive technology, and especially the VR headset, is taking the world by storm. Although Virtual Reality is anything but new technology, many industries turn their attention towards it. Gaming and ...

Why video is a key teaching tool for the flipped classroom

You’re probably familiar with what the flipped classroom is and how it works. It is the exact inverse of how homework and classwork traditionally align. Flipped classrooms flip the role of students — ...

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. “Finally”, you thought, “some fun in class!” These days, using multimedia ...

Top 7 education apps for the classroom

We people are funny creatures. We fight for our liberty of choice like a gorilla beating its chest, yet when we have too many options to choose from we hold still and try to blend in with the surround...

10 Free browser extensions supporting students when learning online [Infographic]

Can you imagine what a student thinks when trying to study? How hard it can be for some to really stay focused on their learning materials when there are so many distractions surrounding them? Online ...

6 Awesome AR apps for the classroom

Augmented Reality is awesome. Even though AR technology is not new, it seems it really started to spread lately. Its uses are as varied as the leaves in the Amazonian forest, and more and more people ...

How to select the best screencasting tool for your flipped classroom

Have you ever seen a watchman mending a watch? What a wonderful painstaking craftsmanship! But the traditional watchmen can’t possibly mend or make from scratch a large number of watches each day. Alt...

Flipping the classroom with screencasting

Allow me to begin with a question: Do you like to repeat yourself? I must admit that I don’t enjoy saying the same thing over and over again. After a while, sentences like I didn’t get that., Could yo...

Smartphones in the classroom: friend or foe?

The combination of students and mobile devices in the classroom has long been a debate topic among education professionals. The use of mobile devices during classes is often regarded as an element of ...

5 tech devices that should be part of all classrooms

The ancient Greeks thought that the end of the world was today's Morocco and the titan named Atlas bore the weight of the world on his shoulders. Kids today learn about this myth and know better than ...

Transforming the classroom with augmented learning

Learning has evolved to a point where augmented reality (AR) is a possibility. It’s evolved to a point where the environment adapts to learners' needs and as I like to say it the learning process is a...

Is social media an effective tool for learning?

There is this argument on whether social media and learning can coexist, because really, how can the noisy environment of social media become an effective tool for learning? Call it cliché but the fir...

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