Adopting an empathic mindset approach to classroom management comes with many benefits. Teachers who empathize with students will take less drastic disciplinary approaches and therefore the student-teacher relationships are improved. In turn, teachers find it easier to manage their class.
The field of digital humanities places strong emphasis on openness, self-criticism and reflection. Advanced cross-sections between the written word and digital technology are creating new areas of study in the humanities, especially in Higher Education, from digital archiving to topic modeling and many more.
The adoption and increased use of technology and other devices in classrooms are more than just fancy computers, tablets, digital boards, or the internet. Using technology is about engaging students in ways that will increase their learning and ultimately groom them for the digital workforce of tomorrow.
The educational possibilities within the world of physical books, library artifacts, fiction and classic literature have only just begun to be explored by pioneering pedagogs (primarily in higher education). Using technology that assists students to delve into fictional texts in both vertical, and horizontal ways, educators are reviving both the context and the content of classic literature for contemporary students.
The use of AI in education will pave the way to numerous possibilities. If educators are able to delegate their repetitive and most time-consuming tasks to intelligent technology, they’ll focus more on other more complex or creative problems and build better interpersonal relationships with their students. So the question “Will AI replace teachers?” should have no place in any conversation about education.
Teaching adequate collaboration skills is important for many reasons, the most important one being that in academia, as in a professional setting, we all have to have the adequate skills to get things done. Using LMS tools such as chats, groups, a shared calendar and collaborative assignments are just a few of the methods in which teachers can effectively use technology to encourage efficient learning.
It is up to the education system to deliver students that are prepared to face the future, through both traditional values and new skills. The only way to achieve that is to put the student at the heart of every educational activity and meet their individual learning needs. Learner-centric education is our best bet.
On a fundamental level, when we save time we are also in fact creating time, creating spaces for more experiences, learning — or in most teachers’ cases — a well-deserved nap! So without wasting any more of your precious time, let’s delve into 38 of my top time saving tips!
Graham Glass, CEO of CYPHER LEARNING, and Phill Bevan, Community Advisor at VETR, explore the six key digital learning trends that are reshaping the EdTech landscape in a live event for Digital Learning Day 2019.
Designing personalized paths for students is no easy feat. There are certain challenges that teachers encounter along the way, including finding the right technology to support personalized paths. An LMS is a one stop shop for teachers that helps save time, keep track of learning goals and adapt to the unique needs of each student.