Dollars, time and equipment… The world’s biggest technology companies understand the value of education, after all, who will power their next generation of business success? The below infographic looks at exactly what tech companies have been doing to promote, assist and develop education around the globe. Infographic courtesy of Best Masters Programs.
It’s unusual for me to write a blog post extolling the virtues of a single edtech tool – I usually prefer a rundown of several resource that can be used for any given subject, because there are so many brilliant tools out there to feature and usually so many advantages and disadvantages to using each […]
The Urban Dictionary is the Internet’s tongue in cheek attempt at defining the English language. Community driven and open for all to contribute (credible or not) the Urban Dictionary aptly defines itself as: “A site where users attempt to mock and explain everyone and thing in life, under the guise of cynical quasi-intellectualism. It should be both noted and […]
Last week in Stockholm, I attended the Google summit and it blew my mind. Although I’m still in beta shock and am coming to terms of how I will reinvent my practice with what I learned, there were some immediate take aways with apps and extensions to the chrome browser. Although these are for general […]
Class blogs are so 2013 – make your mark this New Year by creating a class podcast with your students and become the immediate envy of your teaching peers! More immediate and fresh than a blog, a podcast gives your students the opportunity to practice a range of skills including recording and uploading their creations, […]
Follow Simon at @connectedtchr Over the course of 2013 my school paid out a considerable sum for me to attend a range of Education Technology conferences. Unfortunately, I came back from all of them feeling largely dissatisfied and in some cases even “ripped off.” I am confident that others have had the exact same experience; […]
No matter what the subject or age group, there’s almost no classroom or home where learning can’t be boosted with a little Christmas sparkle! It’s the perfect time of year to take advantage of the excitement around the festive season and spice up everyday activities and topics with a little bit of extra fun! We […]