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OER in 2016 and Beyond

Five reasons faculty and students need Open Educational Resources. GUEST COLUMN | by Brian Jacobs Open educational resources (OERs) have immense potential to foster much needed change in higher education, supporting innovation, growth and sustainability. And while OER use is … Continue reading

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Hour of Need

Reshaping our education system around the future. GUEST COLUMN | by Vandana Sikka During last week’s Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek), 350 organizations and 100,000 educators worldwide came together to promote computer science education by spending at least one hour … Continue reading

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What’s Next in Next Generation Learning?

Five emerging strategies and associated implementation tips. GUEST COLUMN | by Amy Moynihan Next-generation learning encompasses much more than simply introducing technology into the classroom – it supports student-centered, 21st-century instructional strategies intended to extend learning beyond the classroom into … Continue reading

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What’s in Store for Education Technology in 2016?

The CEO of a world-renowned tablet-based math tutoring program looks ahead. GUEST COLUMN | by Raj Valli Given the proliferation of tablets and smart phones, what does the immediate future hold for the intersection of education and technology? Here are … Continue reading

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Play On!

Five innovative gaming apps for children. GUEST COLUMN | by Sameer Bhatia Children of all ages are using technology to sharpen their growing minds and their knowledge.  And with the growing number of apps which are available to make learning … Continue reading

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