The Ed-Tech* market has recently been heating up due to recent large-scale acquisitions. One of these recent acquisitions, Hellman & Friedman’s acquiring Renaissance Learning, topped $US 1 Billion. 242 more words
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Influencing Conversation Through the Design of 3D Virtual Wolds – Part 1 (Avatar Design)
Conversation plays a significant role in education, regardless of discipline, and it has a particularly esteemed role in humanities education as a core element of the learning experience. 1,518 more words
I was educated in the public schools of small town Havre, Montana, and my children were educated in the public schools of inner-ring suburban Cleveland Heights, Ohio. 798 more words
There was some rightfully worrying news for teachers on the BBC website today.
The UK’s largest teachers’ union, the NASUWT, released the results of a survey which showed that fully one in five of its members have been the targets of “adverse comments” by both pupils and parents on social networking sites. 339 more words
Recently, I turned one unit from our hard copy coursebook into an interactive online version using Moodle. This post is to share my know-how and also keep a record of this process for my future reference :) 933 more words