Robots and STEM Technology in English Class?

Robots and STEM Technology in English Class?

Rarely mentioned alongside English and literature, Robots and STEM technology can actually be a good fit for these subjects. English class is often seen as that old-school class which dives into the literary greats and uses critical thinking to find metaphors, symbolism, and allegorical comparisons to society. The only time you hear of robots in English […]

Virtual Reality Is Here to Stay and That’s the Reality of It

Virtual Reality Is Here to Stay and That’s the Reality of It

Beyond field trips – VR headsets can enhance education like never before. Remember when field trips would be limited to museums and historical sights that were relatively close to your school? Nowadays, kids are not only visiting the greatness of museums but also blasting off to the moons of Jupiter and exploring the depth of […]

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3 Tech Trends That are Making Their Way Into Education

Today’s classroom is being shaped by tomorrow’s technology. Here are a few tech trends making the biggest splash in education. Today’s students grow up with technology at the ready, so it’s not surprising that they feel comfortable with smartphones and tablets. What is a little surprising is their comfort with more advanced technology. Here are a few of […]

Ford and Spielberg team up to promote tolerance.

Ford and Spielberg team up to promote tolerance.

Spielberg and Ford announce they are teaming up to bring Holocaust education to Detroit. Academy Award-winning director Steven Spielberg founded the Shoah Foundation at the University of California to create a space in which visual testimonies from survivors of the Holocaust and other genocides could be shown, increasing awareness and encouraging tolerance. He was inspired […]

Trending: AV Technology For Schools

Trending: AV Technology For Schools

A look at AV technology trends in today’s school. Just a decade ago, audiovisual (AV) technology in the classroom looked like overhead projectors. Today, that technological landscape in our schools has shifted dramatically, and more and more AV technology is being brought into classrooms to increase collaboration and active learning. Here is a look at […]

Educators: Get Free Cloud Hosting With Moodle

Educators: Get Free Cloud Hosting With Moodle

Moodle Offers Free Cloud Hosting To Teachers Earlier this month, Moodle debuted MoodleCloud. MoodleCloud is a service that makes it possible for anyone to use the Moodle learning environment free of any fees, including hosting and installation costs. This learning environment is designed to serve classrooms of up to 50 students and includes web conferencing functionality. The […]

Dell’s Technology Training Program For Teachers

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A Look At The Dell Teaching & Learning Academy We talk with teachers everyday – and what we hear often is this – teachers are facing a technology challenge. On top of managing all of their responsibilities in and out of the classroom, they have to learn to adapt to the changing technological landscape. For […]

How Mobile Devices In Education Are Affecting Generation Z

How Mobile Devices In Education Are Affecting Generation Z

Mobile Devices In Education Could Be The Secret To Unlocking Success In The Classroom Many of us remember a “pre-cell phone” world. We can recall the days of remembering peoples’ landline numbers, hearing the busy tone when you dialed a line in use, and even how to operate a pay phone. Today we have a […]

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Today’s Most Effective Education Learning Games

Game-Based Learning For Students Remember the days of playing Lemonade Stand and Oregon Trail at school? As fun as these games were, they also provided a wide range of educational benefits. However, many of us did not even realize we were learning about entrepreneurship when playing Lemonade Stand and trying to make profits. Technological advancements […]