Want to learn more about integrating iPads into the classroom. Look no further than this fantastic article that looks at what strengths the iPad brings to the classroom and the things that you should not do when using them in the classroom.
Samantha Cole takes a look at how the educational landscape will dramatically change by 2020. As the author points out education systems are notorious for being changed, but this is not sustainable in this modern era of technological innovation.
Opinion is a very simple app that allows you to record and publish podcasts without needing to be a tech guru (geek).
This article examines the importance of using context during classroom lessons, and how it's use can lead to a better learning experience for students. Connecting the teaching of classroom concepts to the big picture can help student engagement and lead to better knowledge retention amongst learners.
Many believe creative inspiration, especially practical and effective innovation, is mostly like being struck by lightning – rare, powerful and mostly by chance. Theorists about creativity, however, suggest rather that creative quantity breeds quality or at least that there are ways and places to increase the likelihood of creativity and innovation just as standing on the highest mountain in an electrical storm increases lightning strikes.
Educause Review presents a case study of e-text use at Indiana University. This thorough article examines participation levels, financial benefits for students, and motivations of instructors in engaging with digital textbooks.
This collaborative effort between Bill Gates and The Verge examines how online courses will improve conditions for the world's poorest and most vulnerable by 2030. The video focuses on gender equality and universal access to digital education resources.
This article from the Edudemic team examines how educators can get on social media to better connect with their students. They argue that social media is no longer a distraction from the real world, but is the real world.
This is a nice short article and graphic introducing you to some of the trends in education.