educational technology Tag

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_single_image image="22329" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Amidst the ongoing uncertainty of coronavirus, many educators are preparing for a return to distance learning and digital classrooms. This week we look back at how a few top-performing education systems have offered specialized...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_single_image image="22312" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text] As a result of widespread school closures due to the coronavirus pandemic, educators, students, and families worldwide are recognizing the essential role that schools play not only in students’ academic learning, but also in their holistic...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_single_image image="22305" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Still grappling with the risk of further coronavirus spread, thousands of school districts across the United States will begin the school year via distance learning this fall. Many of these districts are working hard...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]In the fourth Global Ed Talks interview of 2020, Anthony Mackay is joined by James Spillane, Professor in Learning and Organizational Change at the School of Education and Social Policy at Northwestern University. Spillane’s work explores the education...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_single_image image="22121" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Education systems across the globe have undeniably faced many challenges due to the coronavirus pandemic. But it is possible that the pandemic will also produce some positive, long-lasting changes, according to a recent report...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]In the third Global Ed Talks interview of 2020, Anthony Mackay is joined by Michael Fullan, recognized as an international authority on educational reform and co-director of the New Pedagogies for Deep Learning global initiative, for a discussion...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] by Monica Pfister[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image="22070" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Hong Kong—where schools closed in late January for a scheduled break but have not yet reopened due to the coronavirus—has implemented distance learning this year for longer than almost all other jurisdictions....

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] by Monica Pfister[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image="22043" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Top performers use a range of approaches to prepare educators to use technology for teaching and learning. One key strategy is facilitating peer mentoring. Korea, for example, piloted and then fully launched...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]In the second Global Ed Talks interview of 2020, Anthony Mackay is joined by Andreas Schleicher, director of Education and Skills at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and member of CIEB’s International Advisory Board, to...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] by Monica Pfister   Like nearly 190 countries around the world, Estonia has closed schools nationwide in response to concerns about the spread of coronavirus. But unlike many countries, Estonia built on years of preparation during its mid-March transition to...