No matter how old students are, they need to know first how to protect themselves from a cyber attack. That’s why it’s important to teach them about antivirus software, how to create and manage the most secure passwords, the risks of public Wi-Fi connections, how to identify potential cyber-scams and also that they should report any suspicious activity to the responsible adult.
Smart technology is constantly evolving and it truly was a matter of time until voice was added to the mix. Smart speakers are slowly conquering the world. From kindergarten to college, smart speakers are finding their place in educational institutions, as voice-activated technology does have the potential to change many things for the better across classrooms, for students of all ages.
Learning and teaching through an online medium has become very popular over the last years and there are no signs of slowing down. Edtech is developing at incredible rates, so educators need to be on a constant lookout for the current developments in order to create better learning environments for their students. Here are a few e-learning trends to keep an eye on in 2020:
During the past 12 months we published exactly 102 blog posts, the number of the contributing authors grew to 23, and everyone’s work made the NEO Blog advance into the first 4% of all e-learning blogs! Although it was hard to decide which blog posts have been the best of the best, here are 10 of them that we think deserve the spotlight:
Technology in a school can play a significant role to keep parents up to date and informed about their children’s education. Keeping parents in the loop of all school communications is essential to encourage students’ learning at home as well as in the classroom. Parents like to be informed about their child’s learning and this can be through a multitude of technology options.
Incorporating edtech in the classroom may be challenging for many teachers, but not impossible. In fact, more and more teachers across the globe are embracing it with various degrees of success. Let’s take a look at five ways educators can incorporate edtech in the classroom:
More and more people now use virtual assistants in the form of smart speakers and their AI-powered software in an increasing number of aspects of their daily lives. Here are a few reasons why educators should consider using smart speakers to boost parental engagement:
Even though today’s students are more tech-savvy than the average adult, they still have a lot to learn about the threats of the online world. Cybersecurity risks come in various shapes and sizes and are getting more creative. Here are the three basic areas that everyone needs to know about if they want to safeguard their online data:
For a few days at the end of this month Philadelphia will be home to the most comprehensive educational technology conference in the world: ISTE 2019. Make your way in the expo hall to Booth 900, where you’ll find the NEO team eager to share insights on how to effectively manage online classroom activities and also showcase our product’s newest features: