20 mai 2018

What does a future ready instructional coach look like?

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. There’s one thing that a future ready instructional coach most definitely does not look like: an instructional coach from a decade ago. Today’s instructional coaches need to be aware of the latest edtech tools so that they can incorporate those tools into their materials. More...

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How Google is Taking over the Classroom

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Have you noticed how prevalent Google is in today’s academics? Students from elementary school all the way through high school have taken a part in a monumental shift away from most sought-after products to the variety of apps and devices made by Google. More...

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How Companies Can Instill Mindfulness

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Mindfulness is a centuries-old idea that has been reinvented to address the challenges of our digital age. In essence, mindfulness describes a state of being present in the moment and leaving behind one’s tendency to judge. More...

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How to Design Spaces that Amplify Learning

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. First, be flexible. Quality instruction will involve a wide variety of activities, and the classroom should be designed to encourage this. More...

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Inside Sumerian, Amazon’s Big Bet on Augmented and Virtual Reality

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. PCMag got an exclusive look at Amazon’s new 3D development platform for building AR/VR apps, which feature walking, talking AI-infused characters called ‘hosts.’ Amazon is making a grand entrance into the augmented and virtual reality space with Sumerian, an all-in-one development platform that can build AR and VR apps for smartphones and headsets, and—soon enough—AR/VR apps that’ll run right in your browser. Within these experiences, Sumerian can create immersive virtual worlds populated by “hosts”—3D characters brought to life by the same artificial intelligence tech that powers Alexa. Sumerian is platform-agnostic. More...

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World of active learning in higher ed

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Formal and informal learning spaces transforming campuses internationally.  Active learning spaces are cropping up at campuses on nearly every continent as schools transform lecture halls, classrooms and informal study areas into collaborative technology hubs. More...

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Teachable raises $4M to create a tool to turn any online class into a true business

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Ankur Nagpal started Teachable, a platform for experts that want to create a business around their coursework that helps them build an entire online education suite beyond just platforms like Coursera or Udemy. More...

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The Best Cities for EdTech Entrepreneurs

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. The smartest ed tech entrepreneurs know that developing educational technology and selling it for profit involves much more than simply a “good idea.” There are major strategies involved – one key strategy is relocating to a city that is open to ed tech start-ups and entrepreneurs. More...

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10 new trends defining the state of higher education (continued)

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Today, technology and digital learning are critical to students’ educational experiences, and institutions are using the physical campus footprints to incorporate technology that adapts to learning needs. More...

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Graduate Advising Matters

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Concerned about the quality of graduate student advising, Stanford professors approve changes to advising requirements and guidelines. More...

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