From taking a virtual tour of Ancient Greece to learning a new language through interactive simulation, technology is changing the way we learn. Take a leap into an immersive educational experience with these revolutionary Virtual Reality apps.
7 Best Apps for Budgeting in College
This week, April 22nd-April 29th 2017, is a Money Smart Week. Take a look at this great article from guest blogger Brooke Niemeyer, which details a number of apps you can use to manage your finances and tips on how to use them most effectively.
The Ups and Downs of Using the Smartphone as an Educational Tool
With smartphone use by young students spreading wider every day, there are several practical reasons why, as a teacher, you should allow the useful little gadgets in your classroom. Check out this great article by guest blogger Vigilance Chari for more information.
Technology in the ESL Classroom
Technology has made its way into most classrooms, but how can it be utilized to facilitate learning in an ESL classroom? Check out this great article by guest blogger Michael Gorman and hear how he proposes using technology as a tool to facilitate English learning and improve student performance.
What to Expect in 2017
What trends and eLearning advances do you expect to see in 2017? Click here to find out what 14 education and Technology experts foresee as being the “new big thing” in the coming year.
10 Apps Essential for Students
Hey Students! Check out this great post by guest blogger, Kevin McNamara and the list of 10 must-have apps aimed to help students better and more conveniently store study materials, manage time, control finances, and more!
The Ultimate Guide to Snapchatting in the Classroom
You’ve heard of Snapchat as a social-media app for personal use, but what about using Snapchat for education? Click here to learn more about how teachers and students can use Snapchat as a tool for enhancing and modernizing education.
Using the Explain Everything iPad App to Give Feedback on Student Work
Explain Everything is a powerful iPad app that provides an interactive whiteboard for creating screencast presentations.
With the Explain Everything app, you can import documents, pictures, videos, sound files, or browser windows to your project, and then add drawings annotations, animations, or voiceover narrations. The final project can then be recorded and shared with other people.
Here are 4 examples of how instructors can use the Explain Everything App to provide feedback on student work.
MobLab App: Learn the Social Sciences through Interactive Experiments
What’s the best way to teach students concepts in the social sciences, like backwards induction and strategic compromising?
As any instructor of psychology or economics will tell you, the best way for students to learn principles and strategies is by experiencing them firsthand, or watching them played out in real scenarios.