Education technology offers a host of benefits to all students, but especially those in the special education sector. All educators benefit from learning how to effectively use e-learning and devices to enhance the learning experience for everyone.
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:
It would be such a missed opportunity for teachers to not do what they can to support their students and help them achieve their creative potential. This can be done through teaching for creativity, nurturing their intrinsic motivation, and questioning the fact that creativity isn’t for your students, among others.
While built-in accessibility features may not directly increase rates of inclusion, it is one step in a positive direction. Opening these features up to all students normalizes these tools in society and allows all students to understand that technology can be used to assist anyone.
Virtual Reality is at the forefront of development and the next step in the evolution of computerized instruction. Its ability to deliver perspective changing content, virtual collaboration and creation are redefining education. The time to get VR into schools is now. If you have the budget to invest in VR technology, here are some benefits you should consider:
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:
Social media, tailored digital marketing campaigns and other internet tech are great assets for universities to demonstrate what unique opportunities they offer and, more importantly, how they can keep up with the evolving academic and behavioral needs of new generations of students.
More and more teachers are aware that in order to truly teach students, they need to break the barriers of the brick and mortar classroom. That means finding opportunities to learn together with other educators and students. A global classroom allows students to connect with other students from all around the world.
There are three core aspects that define a personalized learning platform: each student must be able to define their own learning goals within it, receive recommendations based on their learning journey and have their progress clearly assessed so that they can see their progress. Let’s explore each of these aspects:
E-learning has many benefits, but incorporating this technology also means that your school needs to have a strong cybersecurity plan in place. With thorough planning, you can help to keep your students safe while enhancing the quality of their education through technology.