Tag Archives: Educational technology

Coronavirus: When teaching during a disaster, students need to be partners

Coronavirus: When teaching during a disaster, students need to be partners

Many universities and colleges are planning to teach most of their courses online in the fall, even though there are still many unknowns. Post-secondary institutions first transitioned from face-to-face to online learning in March, when the threat of COVID-19 emerged. Institutions brought differing levels of experience and preparedness to this endeavour. Experts in educational technology weighed in on the best […] … learn more→

Technology can help kids learn, but only if parents and teachers are involved

Technology can help kids learn, but only if parents and teachers are involved

Educational psychologist Dr Benjamin Bloom wanted to understand how people learn. So in 1965 he and his colleagues created Bloom’s taxonomy: a system for identifying, understanding and addressing learning. They came up with a system that’s composed of two elements: thinking and the ability to apply knowledge, and then feelings and emotions. When a student […] … learn more→

UK teenagers without the internet are \’educationally disadvantaged\’ – Research

A major in-depth study examining how teenagers in the UK are using the internet and other mobile devices says the benefits of using such technologies far outweigh any perceived risks. The findings are based on a large-scale study of more than 1,000 randomly selected households in the UK, coupled with regular face-to-face interviews with more […] … learn more→