One issue that comes up pretty often in the implementation of a BYOD program is that of BYOD equity. How can schools ensure all their students can have access to the same quality of education, technology-wise? Here are five practical tips to make sure the technological differences among students are limited as much as possible.
The use of artificial intelligence in education will open doors to numerous possibilities. Planning courses, delivering adaptive learning, supporting students with their queries, and assessing papers are just a few examples of how practical AI can be.
Augmented Reality has many benefits, like making students more motivated to learn, transforming classrooms with interactivity, or supporting students learn faster. In other words, AR technology in education spikes up student engagement and motivation, enables learners to use their imagination, and encourages them to be curious.
Enrolling in a paid online course can be a hard decision to make. Before typing in your card number and make an impulsive buy — there are millions of courses out there worth of your time and money — here are a few things to know before paying for online courses.
The educational system needs to be restructured. The use of gamification in education is a step away from the old ways of doing things, and brings education closer to the future. Gamifying the entire educational system might be the best solution for it to become again highly effective, and respond to the current and future needs of students.
Video learning can help educators to keep students engaged in the learning process so they can acquire mastery faster and learn on a deeper level. It will be always easier to learn new concepts through demonstrations and videos than solely through text and oral explanation.
Will AI replace teachers? This was the subject at a plenary debate at the OEB conference just last December. What arguments would the four expert speakers bring to the table? I already had thought of an answer to this question — a resounding NO — before going to the plenary debate. And I certainly didn’t change my mind after it. AI will probably become the best teaching assistant ever.
Being online while studying can be very distracting. Even when having the best intentions, students can get off track when studying online. And once interrupted, it can be really challenging for them to get their focus back. Here are 10 free browser extensions that helps students stay focused when learning for an online course.