AR isn’t a fad in education
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AR isn’t a fad in education – it’s the future!

E-learning

Augmented Reality is an interactive experience where technology is used to place a computer-generated image into the real world. By pointing a device’s camera at a given surface, the world around you can be transformed with augmented video, sound and graphics to entertain, engage or — for what we’re really interested in — educate the user.

motivate students for lifelong learning
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How to motivate students for lifelong learning

Students

Students have an innate desire to learn that needs to be nurtured. This can be achieved through teaching practices that encourage learning autonomy, relatedness, and competence, the three core elements of the Self Determination Theory.

Focus in the new school year
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Focus in the new school year: Building relationships

Teachers

Trying some new strategies and using some of the many different digital tools to expand how, when, and where students learn can be a good example to set for students. Take some risks in the classroom and use a number of edtech tools to help build and foster positive relationships.

LMS is an excellent tool for your language classes
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4 Reasons why an LMS is an excellent tool for your language classes

LMS

As more and more students are exposed to linguistic and cultural diversity throughout their careers and their lives, language classes are an excellent environment to develop multilingual communication skills and intercultural awareness. Bringing an LMS into the learning process can definitely improve learners’ engagement.

using edtech to successfully teach vocabulary
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Practical examples of using edtech to successfully teach vocabulary

Teachers

While learning the definitions of words is important, what is more important is for students to develop a deeper understanding of the connotations and usages of vocabulary words. Lucky for us, edtech provides us fun and easy ways for students to make real-world connections to words and opportunities to practice using the words.

smart speakers found their place in HE
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Alexa goes to uni: how smart speakers found their place in HE

Higher Ed

HE organizations are trying to attract more students. In turn, class sizes are expanding and so are the costs associated with offering high quality programs. Some organizations have already started testing different solutions. Among them, are voice assistants that can be used during lectures or that function as personal assistants for students.

digital wellness for students
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4 Steps towards digital wellness for students

Students

Excessive screen time and a lack of responsibility for time spent online is detrimental to students’ digital wellbeing. Schools can take charge and teach their students how to build better habits, whether it is by teaching internet etiquette or encouraging parents to set boundaries. In the end, digital wellbeing is about learning how to spend quality and not quantity time.

edtech to teach students essential real-life skills
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How educators can use edtech to teach students essential real-life skills

E-learning

Technology in the classroom continues to transform the way that teachers teach and students learn. From balancing a checkbook to understanding elements of nutrition, time management, and even how to work as a member of a group, edtech can help to bridge the gap between the classroom and real life.

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